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Storm is nothing like Perfect Life

I was pretty happy after You Decide on Wednesday night. The contest was won by an entry which I’d seen some potential in beforehand, but wouldn’t claim to have liked. Storm is a pretty by-the-book Eurovision entry, but on the … Continue reading

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My Referendum Playlist

On 19th June the guys and girls from the Leave campaign in the UK’s EU referendum were due to have their end of term party. In a big arena in Birmingham they were putting on BPop live, a concert featuring all your favourite Brexiteering … 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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How To Do Eurovision – A Guide for the UK

I hear it all the time. “The BBC don’t know what they’re doing”. Like an England football manager finding room for Lampard and Gerrard or Cliff Richard on a date with a woman, the BBC just don’t have a clue. … Continue reading

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The Five Stages of Coping with a British Eurovision Entry

According to Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, one’s reaction to the BBC’s annual choice of Eurovision entry can be split into five distinct stages. I have certainly experienced this with the selection of Engelbert Humperdinck. On March 1st, as rumours began to circulate … Continue reading

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