Eurovision Throwback: Pastora Soler – Quédate Conmigo

Looking back at Spain’s recent Eurovision history, it’s clear that the nation has struggled to make an impact. While some songs may have been underrated at the contest, others were certainly deserving of their fate. Pastora Soler is undoubtedly one of the highlights of Spain’s recent history at Eurovision, reaching 10th place in the final.

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Eurovision Throwback: Sebalter – Hunter of Stars

While it seems just like yesterday, it has been seven years since we saw Sebalter take to the stage with his song, Hunter of Stars. At that point, Switzerland was in the midst of a Eurovision crisis. The nation had failed to qualify more often than not since the introduction of the semi-finals. Prior to…

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Eurovision Throwback – Loïc Nottet – Rhythm Inside

Upon request, today’s Eurovision throwback takes us back to Eurovision 2015 where we saw Belgium achieve one of the best results in recent years. The representative was chosen through a national final, and as we know, it was Loïc Nottet who was selected. Unlike in previous years, the song was also chosen internally, and the…

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Eurovision Throwback – Aysel & Arash – Always

Azerbaijan were one of those nations who from the get go, just completely understood Eurovision and what it would take to achieve good results. They made their debut in 2008 and finished with a respectable 8th place, but little did we know at that time that Azerbaijan would go on to have incredible success in…

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Eurovision Throwback: Mariana Popova – Let Me Cry

Today’s Eurovision Throwback is taking us back to Eurovision 2006, a year with mixed genres and mixed quality. Although I’d consider this edition of Eurovision to still be part of the ‘dark ages’ of Eurovision, there are some diamonds in the rough. Some of those diamonds unfortunately failed to qualify, but is Bulgaria’s entry one…

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Eurovision Throwback – Jakob Sveistrup – Talking to You

This week we’re rewinding the clock back to 2005, a year where the competing entries were questionable, but perhaps nowhere near as questionable as some of the outfits we saw that year! We can look past a bad outfit if the song and performance is spot on, but did Denmark’s competing artist Jakob Sveistrup tick…

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Eurovision Throwback: Axel Hirsoux – Mother

For today’s throwback, we are rewinding the clock back to 2014, a time where Belgium was truly hit or miss at Eurovision. Since 2005 and up until 2014, the nation only managed to qualify to the final twice which statistically isn’t great, so in 2014 it was up to Axel Hirsoux to follow on from…

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Eurovision Throwback – Who See – Igranka

Let us rewind the clock back to 2013, and to give some context, Montenegro was yet to qualify to the Eurovision final after four attempts as an independent nation. After a few disastrous entries, it was about time that the spotlight was put on Montenegro – and that leads us to Who See and their…

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Eurovision Throwback: Hind – Your Heart Belongs to Me

In the midst of one of the biggest non-qualification streaks we had seen at Eurovision, it was safe to say that The Netherlands was in a rut. Stylistically the nation had sent a range of songs, none of which the Eurovision audiences were going for, but in context, it’s easy to see why. Despite the…

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Eurovision Throwback: Safura – Drip Drop

Azerbaijan made their Eurovision debut in 2008, and very quickly found the Eurovision formula which brings them success each and every year. Today we’re looking back at their 2010 entry, and by that point, the nation had already achieved two top 10 results, with their 2009 entry finishing in 3rd place. They were off to…

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