Single Review: Years & Years – Starstruck

Years & Years returns as solo act with fabulous new single ‘Starstruck’Years & Years is back, but they are no longer a trio. The band announced earlier this year that from now on, Years & Years is Olly Alexander’s solo project as the upcoming album is his endeavor. This should not have come as a […]

Single Review: Olivia Rodrigo – deja vu

Olivia Rodrigo is on to another big hit with second single ‘deja vu’2021 might not yet have brought us a lot that we want to remember in a few years from now, but the meteoric rise of Olivia Rodrigo as a pop star is one of the few exciting things to happen. The Disney actress […]

Eurovision 2021 Review: Bulgaria – VICTORIA – growing up is getting old

VICTORIA chooses ‘growing up is getting old’ for Eurovision 2021If it wasn’t for the coronavirus, VICTORIA would have represented her home country Bulgaria at the Eurovision Song Contest last year. Her song ‘Tears Getting Sober’ was one of the favorites for the win (and this blogs number 1) and although she sadly isn’t allowed to use this song again […]

Eurovision 2021 Review: Belgium – Hooverphonic – The Wrong Place

Hooverphonic switched singers but still goes to Eurovision with ‘The Wrong Place’After last year’s cancellation of Eurovision, a lot of countries opted to keep the same artist for 2021. In Belgium, they gave the band Hooverphonic another shot, but founding members Alex Callier and Raymond Geerts decided to change singers. 20-year-old Luka Cruysberghs, who was […]

Eurovision 2021 Review: Romania – Roxen – Amnesia

Roxen brings a modern pop number to Eurovision representing RomaniaRomania was planning on sending young pop talent Roxen to Eurovision last year and was one of the first countries to ask their representative to try again in 2021 after the cancellation of the contest. Her ballad ‘Alcohol You’ ended up in the top 10 of […]

Eurovision 2021 Review: Australia – Montaigne – Technicolour

Montaigne brings ‘Technicolour’ to the Eurovision stageSince Australia joined Eurovision back in 2015, they have never missed the final and only once finished outside of the top 10. Last year, they selected Montaigne and her dramatic pop song ‘Don’t Break Me’ in a national final. Although there were already plans to host another national selection […]

Eurovision 2021 Review: The Netherlands – Jeangu Macrooy – Birth Of A New Age

Scroll naar beneden voor Nederlands. Jeangu Macrooy represents host country The Netherlands with ‘Birth Of A New Age’The Netherlands was supposed to host the Eurovision Song Contest in 2020 after winning in 2019, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the whole thing got cancelled. Host city Rotterdam gets another chance in 2021 and so does […]

Single Review: Eric Saade – Every Minute

Eric Saade returns to Melodifestivalen and is in it to win itThis year marks the tenth anniversary of Eric Saade’s victory in Melodifestivalen (Sweden’s biggest annual music event and preselection for Eurovision). In 2011, he represented his country at Eurovision with the song ‘Popular‘ and finished in third place. In 2021, he is onto his […]

Eurovision 2021 Review: Cyprus – Elena Tsagrinou – El Diablo

Cyprus chooses a female fronted pop banger once moreCyprus came dangerously close to winning the Eurovision Song Contest back in 2018, when Eleni Foureira finished in second place with ‘Fuego’. The year after, they tried a similar formula with another uptempo pop track performed by a female artist, Tamta’s ‘Replay’, finishing 13th. Last year they […]

Single Review: Conan Gray – Overdrive

Conan Gray gives fans something to escape reality with on ‘Overdrive’Conan Gray was brave enough to drop his debut album in March last year, just as the Covid-19 pandemic was taking over the world. This unfortunately prevented him from going on a proper international tour with the record, but at least his singles ‘Maniac’ and […]