DRIVE – KATRINA AND THE WAVES

KATRINA AND THE WAVES won the 1997 Eurovision song contest for the United Kingdom with LOVE SHINE A LIGHT. They have a new song out called DRIVE.

ESC COVERS TOP 100 EUROVISION SONGS – position 29

A really good anthem kind of song 29 – Love shine a light – Katrina and the waves (United Kingdom 1997)

EUROVISION 1997 – DUBLIN – IRELAND

  Going back to Ireland so soon was not that special. Ireland had won so many times in a relatively short span of time, so it was sort of boring. One good thing was that the venue was the same and I booked again at the same guest house where I stayed in 1995. This […]

62 COVERS UNTIL KIEV – DAY 21 (1997)

UNITED KINGDOM 1997  Love shine a light – Katrina and the waves featuring Cole van Dais and the Sarafina choir of Soweto Love shine a light – Katrina and the waves

LOVE SHINE A LIGHT COMPETITION

The next competition focuses on Cole van Dais. The competition is in two parts. Part 1 A brand new CD can be won – it is a duet CD by Cole with duets by several artists – the index will be discussed in greater detail later but there is the song LOVE SHINE A LIGHT […]

EUROVISION – YOU DECIDE SHOW IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

Former Winners Take to the Stage for Eurovision: You Decide as Tickets go on General Sale Eurovision Song Contest royalty will be taking to the stage at the United Kingdom national selection show Eurovision: You Decide.The two show stopping former winners will perform live in a bid to inspire the six competing acts who will battle for […]

KATRINA AND THE WAVES IN SOUTH AFRICA

Often an artist from Eurovision visits South Africa but the media hardly give attention to it. The latest is KATRINA AND THE WAVES who are in South Africa and I did not even know it until yesterday. They are part of a show called BACK TO THE 80’s and it is on at several of […]

HIT OR MISS

It is interesting looking at chart success in South Africa for Eurovision artists. Several of them have had big hits but with other songs than their Eurovision entries. One of the classic examples is KATRINA AND THE WAVES who had a minor hit with LOVE SHINE A LIGHT but WALKING ON SUNSHINE is a classic […]