Eurovision Rewind: 2002

Today’s Rewind takes us back to 2002 and to one of my favourite Eurovision entries for the United Kingdom. Have a listen and see if you remember Pop Idol finalist Jessica Garlick’s ‘Come Back’.

 

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Eurovision That Could Have Been: United Kingdom

Ginger Spice could have been UK Eurovision entry 2014?

Ginger Spice could have been UK Eurovision entry 2014?

The last few years the UK have selected a well known person or group to represent them at Eurovision. We’ve had power ballad Queen¬†Bonnie Tyler, boy band legends Blue and crooner Englebert Humperdink. The¬†UK entry is selected by a committee and not voted for by the public so there was never a list of competitors or any live shows with competing entries battling out, so this article is based on some of the rumours we’d heard. It was a shocking change of tact then when they decided to go for a relatively unknown name: Molly Smitten Downes. But what were the other options? Continue reading