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Mid-Year Limbo: Songs from 2016 I’ve listened to more in 2017

Once again, there have been songs which technically came out last year that I’ve ended up listening to more during this year, which means they don’t make it into top ten lists of favourite songs. As we’ve just passed the … Continue reading

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Eurovision 2017

The Eurovision Song Contest in 2017 didn’t exactly have the smoothest path, and it had a something of a surprising winner.

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20 Years of UK Eurovision Entries – Ranking Post

Having been a viewer of The Eurovision Song Contest for 20 years, while I’ve always enjoyed the contest, my home country, the United Kingdom hasn’t exactly done well in it during the last couple of decades. The very first one … Continue reading

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20 Years of Eurovision Winners – Ranking Post

I have been a Eurovision viewer for 20 years, this year’s contest will be the 21st one I’ve seen. The first one I watched was in 1997, when my home country the United Kingdom won! The only time in the … Continue reading

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Now 96

Now 96 have gone for a multicoloured cover, lots of bright colours. What exactly the brightly coloured things are is another matter. I think it’s meant to be a bit like paint being added into water. Or perhaps screwed up … Continue reading

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The BRIT Awards 2017

The Brit Awards returned for another year, once again broadcast on ITV. The presenters were Dermot O’Leary and Emma Willis, both likeable, reliable, experienced good presenters. In recent years The Brit Awards seem to be trying to move away from … Continue reading

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ABBAMania

1999 was a big year for ABBA nostalgia. The jukebox musical of their songs Mamma Mia! started in the West End in 1999, and there was the ITV tribute programme  ABBAMania and a spin-off tribute album was released. It was a charity … Continue reading

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