SPOTLIGHT ON EUROVISION COMPOSERS – DIETER BOHLEN

Dieter Bohlen had two songs in the 1989 Eurovision song contest 1 – AUSTRIA – NUR EIN LIED sung by Thomas Forstner 2 – GERMANY – FLIEGER sung by Nino de Angelo Dieter Bohlen is of course one half of the very successful duo MODERN TALKING and he wrote this song for then READY FOR […]

SPOTLIGHT ON EUROVISION COMPOSERS – ALFONS WEINDORF & BRUNNER & BRUNNER

The Brunner brothers Karl and Johann together with Alfons Weindorf wrote the 1994 Eurovision entry for Austria FUR DEN FRIEDEN DER WELT sung by Petra Frey, The Brunner brothers released many songs over the years and this song DU BIST LEBEN FUR MICH they brought out in 1996, again using Alfons to write the melody […]

Gunilla Backman releases wedding song ‘Allt vi nånsin ville’

A new release from Sweden is a wedding song by Gunilla Backman with Allt vi nånsin ville (Everything we wanted). Ylva and Linda Persson have written and produced the song and the lyrics are by Dan Attlerud. The guitars are by Patric Skog and violins courtesy of Björn Malmqvist. Gunila has appeared in famous musicals such […]

NEW VIDEO – ICH TROJE (POLAND)

Ich Troje represented Poland at Eurovision in 2003 and 2006. Here is their latest video -LETNIA PRZYGODA (summer adventure)

PROMO SINGLE – NETHERLANDS

In recent years the Netherlands has not brought promo singles to Eurovision. This year, according to your knowledge, they brought nothing to promote their entry LIGHTS AND SHADOWS by OG3NE.We had seen some promo item that probably was handed out at the AMSTERDAM event. To not have the Netherlands spot in the library stay empty, […]

PROMO SINGLE – BELGIUM

Belgium’s 2017 entry  CITY LIGHTS by BLANCHE was hard to get as a promo single – big demand, small supply, so we had one made for the African library.

SPOTLIGHT ON EUROVISION COMPOSERS – PIET SOUER & PETER VAN ASTEN

In 1998 Maurice Kroon released a song called WE SLAAN DIE SLAG. Two of the four composers of this song are Eurovision composers: PIET SOUER who wrote the 1983 Dutch entry SING ME A SONG, sung by Bernadette PETER VAN ASTEN who wrote the 1984 Dutch entry IK HOU VAN JOU, sung by Maribelle

PROMO SINGLE – IRELAND

Ireland does not supply the press with a promo single every year and this year they handed out a sticker. So we had to produce a promo single for the African library and this is how it will look. DYING TO TRY is quite a good song, pity it was recorded by maybe the wrong […]

SPOTLIGHT ON EUROVISION COMPOSERS – BOBBY LJUNGGREN, HAKAN ALMQVIST & INGELA FORSMAN

The trio of Bobby Ljunggren, Hakan Almqvist and Ingela Forsman wrote the song  KARLEKEN TILL DEJ for ROBERT RANDQUIST in 1997. A year later the three wrote KARLEKEN AR for Jill Johnson and she represented Sweden that year at the Eurovision song contest. Interesting that both songs are about KARLEKEN

Lisbon confirmed as the host city for 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

Lisbon has been confirmed as the host city of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. The semi-finals will be on 8 and 10 May with the grand final on Saturday 12 May. After the victory by Salvador Sobral with Amar Pelos Dois in Ukraine in May this year it will be the pleasure for Portugal to […]