My choices for Eurovision 2015

It’s difficult to compare songs. If one song has a catchy tune but insipid words, while another has profound lyrics and a boring melody, which one is better? If a great song is sung poorly or a mediocre song has some amazing arrangements, which one is better? My mood can even affect the comparison: oneContinue reading “My choices for Eurovision 2015”

Eurovision Song Contest 1998

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest. Except for the winning entry from Israel, I had not heard any of these songs until now. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Netherlands “Hemel en aarde”, Edsilia 4 2 Macedonia “Ne zori, zoro”, Vlado Janevski 19 3 HungaryContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1998”

Eurovision Song Contest 1990

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1990 Eurovision Song Contest. I’d heard the Italian entry before but not the other songs. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 France “White and Black Blues”, Joëlle Ursull 2 2 Turkey “Gözlerinin Hapsindeyim”, Kayahan feat. Demet Sağıroğlu 17 3 Norway “Brandenburger Tor”, KetilContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1990”

Eurovision Song Contest 1967

My plan for watching every Eurovision Song Contest was to start at 1980 (because I had seen 1977-1979 while living in England), work my way forward to 2010 (because I began watching Eurovision again in 2011), go back and review 1977-1979, then work my way backwards to the first contest in 1956. However, yesterday IContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1967”

Eurovision Song Contest 1988

Here are my choices for the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Switzerland before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Belgium “Laissez briller le soleil”, Reynaert 18 (tie) 2 Ireland “Take Him Home”, Jump The Gun 8 3 Switzerland “Ne partez pas sansContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1988”

Eurovision Song Contest 1986

Here are my choices for the 1986 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Belgium before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Netherlands “Alles heeft ritme”, Frizzle Sizzle 13 2 Belgium “J’aime la vie”, Sandra Kim 1 3 Luxembourg “L’amour de ma vie”, Sherisse LaurenceContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1986”

Eurovision Song Contest 1985

Here are my choices for the 1985 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Norway before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Germany “Für alle”, Wind 2 2 Portugal “Penso em ti, eu sei”, Adelaide 18 3 Norway “La det swinge”, Bobbysocks! 1 4 BelgiumContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1985”

Eurovision Song Contest 1984

Here are my choices for the 1984 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Sweden before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Turkey “Halay”, Beş Yıl Önce, On Yıl Sonra 12 2 Ireland “Terminal 3”, Linda Martin 2 3 Portugal “Silêncio e Tanta Gente”, MariaContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1984”

Eurovision Song Contest 1983

Here are my choices for the 1983 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Luxembourg before watching the entire contest online, and brief excerpts from the Spanish and Turkish entries. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Luxembourg “Si La Vie Est Cadeau”, Corinne Hermès 1 2 Israel “Hi”, Ofra HazaContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1983”

Eurovision Song Contest 1982

Here are my choices for the 1982 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the German entry before watching the entire contest online. Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Germany “Ein bißchen Frieden”, Nicole 1 2 Switzerland “Amour on t’aime”, Arlette Zola 3 3 Cyprus “Mono I Agapi”, Anna Vissi 5 4 Israel “Hora”,Continue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1982”