Holy Bonnie Tyler, It’s The Eurovision!

It’s Friday, it’s May 17th, it’s only one more sleep till Eurovision erupts in Malmo, when Bonnie Tyler rises up from a sea of blinky choruses & Lithuanian grannies and takes the Euro-crown for the UK! And before you raise an eyebrow at your screen and tell me that the UK has no chance of winning now that Europe has been cut into 426 pieces with a rusty cheesewire and everybody hates us, let’s take a look at the video and indeed, the song choice…
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Blue Take On Eurovision

This year’s Eurovision promises to be a corker with Blue coming out of retirement to represent the UK and Dana International back to sing for Israel – fingers crossed she falls over again as that’s one of my all-time favourite Eurovision moments. Blue seem fairly bullish about their chances and if they punch the air as much as they do in their video, that’s at least one Eurovision box ticked. Now they’ve just got to dance in time and stop Antony Costa eating too many pies and they could be in with a shout. Simon has apparently got all the boys on a strict diet and exercise regime so they’re looking buff for the contest, held in Dusseldorf on May 14th. The Eurovision is one of my favourite nights in the musical calendar – take a look at Blue’s entry and have a listen to our Eurovision Radio to get you in the mood…