Eurovision Rewind: 2002

Eurovision Rewind

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’.

 

Eurovision That Could Have Been: United Kingdom

Eurovision that Could Have Been
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?