Category Archives: Ukraine

2016 Lyric Review

As an English-speaker, as an English Eurovision fan, lyrics are very important to me. Language, I find, as an English person, is vital in order to understand someone’s message. It is why I study the lyrics of Eurovision entries very closely. … Continue reading

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Lyrics Are My Sad – 2014 Lyric Audit

Oh Sanna. Deary deary me. There’s only one way I can start my 2014 review of Eurovision lyrics and that’s with the lyrics to Sweden’s Undo. “Undo My Sad” is entering the pantheon of all-time worst Eurovision lyrics. That lyric ruined my enjoy. … Continue reading

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The Thank You Europe National Finals Awards

So another national final season draws to a close and the best part of Eurovision 2014 is over. I’m going to have to find something to do on my Saturdays other than tweeting about Estonian claymation pig spanking and booking … Continue reading

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An Apology

I make a lot of pronouncements about Eurovision on here, on twitter and just about anywhere I think people will listen. I must be really annoying to my friends. With all the snap judgements I make on ESC, I am … Continue reading

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2013 Lyric Audit

I’m a hard taskmaster when it comes to a lyric. Nothing can better ruin a Eurovision entry for me than a misplaced line of text. I’ve included a picture of Maria from 2008 at the top. For me she is … Continue reading

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Martin’s First Junior Eurovision

Yeah, I know; it’s all a bit mini-pops isn’t it? There’s just something slightly wrong about a grown man watching JESC. Not that I ever had before. It was on ITV back when the UK took part. My remote finger … Continue reading

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National Final Review – Ukraine 2012

I don’t much like getting up early in the mornings, especially on a Saturday. Getting out of bed wastes the best part of the day. Quite why Ukraine chose to schedule its national final for 12.30pm (10.30am GMT) is beyond … Continue reading

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