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 1993

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Milstreet, Ireland on May 15. Except for the winning entry from Ireland, I had not heard any of these songs until now. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Denmark “Under stjernerne på himlen”, Tommy SeebachContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1993”

Eurovision Song Contest 1992

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1992 Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Malmö, Sweden on May 9. Except for the winning entry from Ireland, I had not heard any of these songs until now. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Greece “Olou Tou Kosmou I Elpida”, CleopatraContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1992”

Eurovision Song Contest 1991

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest. Unlike many of the contests I’m now reviewing, I had actually seen this contest online a few years ago and was already familiar with several of the songs. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 France “C’est le dernier quiContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1991”

Eurovision Song Contest 1975

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1975 Eurovision Song Contest.  I’d heard the Dutch entry before but not the other songs. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Turkey “Seninle Bir Dakika”, Semiha Yankı 19 2 Germany “Ein Lied kann eine Brücke sein”, Joy Fleming 17 3 Italy “Era”, WessContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1975”

Eurovision Song Contest 1969

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1969 Eurovision Song Contest, which I watched with @Dixenborg and @Eurovisually; I’d heard the four winners before but not the other songs. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 France “Un jour, un enfant”, Frida Boccara 1 (tie) 2 Switzerland “Bonjour, bonjour”, Paola DelContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1969”

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 1989

Here are my choices for the 1989 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Yugoslavia before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Italy “Avrei voluto” , Anna Oxa & Fausto Leali 9 (tie) 2 United Kingdom “Why Do I Always Get It Wrong?”, Live ReportContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1989”

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”