Posts by Michael

Eurovision 1972: The United Kingdom’s New Seekers in focus

In 1972, the United Kingdom broadcaster (BBC) commissioned the first group to represent them at the Eurovision Song Contest. Not just any group, though, they picked the chart topping quintet, the New Seekers, who recorded the million selling single, ‘I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing’. Read more

A Song For Europe 1995: Deuce in focus

Having just had a number 11 hit on the British charts with ‘Call It Love’, the odds were in Deuce’s favour that their follow up song would stand a good chance of representing the United Kingdom at Eurovision 1995. Things didn’t work out that way, but did the Brits make the right choice that year? Read more

Eurovision 2011 – Poland’s Magdalena Tul in focus

In 2011 one country was drawn in the semi final, where they could choose where they would appear in the running order. Poland was that country and the Head of Delegation decided they would like to perform first. Thus Magdalena Tul with her song ‘Jestem’, opened the Eurovision Song Contest 2011. Read more

Eurovision 2011: Latvia’s Musiqq in focus

Latvia, unfortunately have not had great success at Eurovision, and after failing to qualify two years in a row, the country sent one of their upcoming biggest bands, Musiqq to give it a go in 2011 with ‘Angel In Disguise’. Read more

Eurovision 2008: Germany’s No Angels in focus

In 2008, Germany chose what had once been a popular girl band to represent them at the Eurovision Song Contest. No Angels were picked to sing the song ‘Disappear’, but unfortunately it all went horribly wrong. The band ended up sharing the least amount of points with Poland and The United Kingdom. Read more