Category Archives: Vienna 2015

Stats Corner – 2015 Results 2012 Style

The Makemakes must have wanted to damage more than just their piano after the results came in last night. Together with Germany’s Ann-Sophie, the Austrian entrants had suffered the ignominy of leaving Eurovision with nul points. I think it’s fair to … Continue reading

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Why Eurovision fans should boo Russia, and why they shouldn’t

In November, Russia’s Channel One broadcast the latest in a string of theories about the fate of flight MH17, which had been shot down over Ukrainian airspace earlier in the year, killing all 298 passengers and crew. While the rest of the world … Continue reading

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Lyric Audit: Goodbye To Yesterday

For the past two years, I’ve written a blog post running through all the best and worst bits of Eurovision lyrics. It’s not something I cobble together in a few minutes. The post is a culmination of months’ worth of … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of the UK entry

So the big UK Eurovision reveal was last night and my thoughts on this year’s entry are, well, erm, I dunno. The reveal of Electro Velvet left me a little nonplussed. Twitter was naturally furious, but that’s pretty much the … Continue reading

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Stats Corner – 2015 Semi Final Draw

It was the semi final allocation draw yesterday, so Eurovision fans have been playing one of their favourite games. “Country x is in the same semi as countries y and z. They’re bound to qualify.” “Yeah, but they’re not in … Continue reading

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