Episode 46 – Captain Espania: Civil War

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In this episode, Danie and Mark explore the last of the Big Five countries of Eurovision: Spain! And this is a long episode because of the country’s extensive history, massive politics, and intriguing religion. They also, naturally, play their favourite songs from 2000 to now based on the infamous jury of two.

 

Songs Include:

Say Yay! – Barei (2016)

La Noche Es Para Mi – Soraya (2009)

Amanecer – Edurne (2015)

Bloody Mary –  Las Ketchup (2006)

Dancing In The Rain – Ruth Lorenzo (2014)

 

…They also chat about the trip to Sydney for the OGAE Australia AGM, Eurovision going to Tel Aviv, family holidaying in Spain, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, Grease, Generation X, JetStar, Backstreet Boys, Tattersalls, Mysterious Cities of Gold, Christopher Columbus (not the movie director), Lord Of The Rings, Cliff Richard, tigers, desk chairs, Franco in Eurovision and Tom from MySpace.

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

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We’re off to Lithuania for Episode 47! Our last country episode for Season One! Don’t fret, we have three more episodes for the year after Lithuania to come.

 

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Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

The Rain In Spain – My Fair Lady (audio taken from YouTube)

The Ketchup Song –  Las Ketchup (audio taken from YouTube)

Do It For Your Lover (Live) – Manel Navarro (audio taken from YouTube)

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Episode 45 – To Belarus With Love

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In this episode, Danie and Mark explore Belarus! They talk about the history with Russia and Lithuania, with all the name changes too, the geography, the politics, and focus on their top 5 songs from the country!

 

Songs Include:

Time – Uzari and Maimuna (2015)

We Are The Heroes – LiteSound (2012)

Cheesecake – TEO (2014)

Story Of My Life –  NAVIBAND (2017)

Work Your Magic – Dmitry Koldun (2007)

 

…They also chat about carb free diets, Sand People from Star Wars, Bajoran Earrings (Star Trek DS9), Mans Zelmerlow, Pronounce Names dot com, Knights Templar, The Producers, Chernobyl, White Russians, lyric changes, Robin Thicke, Seinfeld, libspill, Navi Baby, Alexander Rybak, Witchy Poo, Avengers Infinity War, Sergey Lazarev, and Ronn Moss.

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

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For Episode 46, we’re off to Spain! And that means, our last country will be Lithuania for Episode 47!

 

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Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

David Is Going To Minsk – Friends (audio taken from YouTube)

I Love Belarus – Anastasiya Vinnikova

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Episode 44 – Montenegro The Next Generation

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In this episode, Danie and Mark travel to Montenegro and explore the history with Yugoslavia and the country’s multiple attempts at independence, the geography, politics, and share their favourite Eurovision songs based on the jury of two.

 

Songs Include:

The Real Thing – Highway (2016)

Ajde Kroci – Stevan Faddy (2007)

Igranka – Who See (2013)

Space –  Slavko Kalezic (2017)

Just Get Out Of My Life – Andrea Dernirovic (2009)

 

…They also chat about Donald Trump, Russia, AFLX, Armenia 2018, breaking up with Serbia, Sliding Doors, Catherine Zeta Jones, Breaking Bad, The Simpsons, Twitter, Borg, Putin, Space Force!, Centaurs, and football ladders.

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

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We’re off to Belarus! Only two countries left after Belarus!

 

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Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Trump Says ‘Aggressive’ Montenegro Could Start World War III – The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (audio taken from YouTube)

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Episode 43 – Iceland Discovery

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In this episode, Danie and Mark explore the geography, politics, and history of Iceland. They also try really hard to pronounce Icelandic! Like really, really hard. Also, they share their top 5 songs based on the jury of two.

 

Songs Include:

This Is My Life – Euroband (2008)

Paper – Svala (2017)

Tell Me!– August and Telma (2000)

Hear Them Calling –  Greta Salome (2016)

Is It True? – Yohanna (2009)

 

…They also chat about Indiana Jones and Temple of Doom, The Bold and the Beautiful, Darth Vader, dancing in your room, bootleg DVDs, 80s lasers, Ari from 2018, Black Death is bad but twice is worse, Denmark, Boursin garlic cheese, the United States, wearing pants and skirts at the same time, farts, women in politics, JUSTICE FOR GRETA!, Alien meets Garmonbozia, and toilet roll dolls.

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

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We’re off to Montenegro! Only three countries left until the end of Season One!

 

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Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

No Prejudice – Pollaponk (2014)

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Episode 42 – The Hitchhikers Guide to Moldova

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In this episode, Danie and Mark travel to the mystical land of Epic Sax Guy – Moldova. They explore its history with Romania and the former Soviet Union; the geography and climate; and how Moldovan Eurovision acts are like a strange family tree.

 

Songs Include:

My Lucky Day – DoReDos (2018)

So Lucky – Zdob Si Zdub (2011)

I Want Your Love – Eduard Romanyuta (2015)

Lautar –  Pasha Parfeny (2012)

Hey Mamma – Sunstroke Project (2017)

 

…They also chat about Douglas Adams, regional pronunciation, IKEA, Benny Hill, Coneheads, Verka Serduchka, Ghostbusters 2, The Beatles, Sally’s goulash, Fast and the Furious, narcissistic performers, internet memes, Gandalf, mother in laws, and The Shadows. 

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

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We’re off to Iceland next!

 

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Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Run Away – Sunstroke Project & Olia Tira (2010)

Rocky Horror Picture Show – We’re Lucky (audio taken from YouTube)

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Episode 41 – The Swiss Redemption

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In this episode, Danie and Mark journey to Switzerland and discuss the history, politics, and neutrality of the country. This is one of Mark’s favourite Eurovision countries so getting a top 5 was hard work. This episode also means we have been doing this for two years!

 

Songs Include:

Unbreakable – Sinplus (2012)

Vampires Are Alive – DJ BoBo (2007)

Stones – ZiBBZ (2018)

Apollo –  Timebelle (2017)

Hunter Of Stars  – SEBalter (2014)

 

…They also chat about Futurama, Lemsip, Westworld, how we organise our podcasts, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Lordi, Joss Wheadon, TwilightTrueBlood, troll songs at Eurovision, Helvetica font, how you become a ”convinced atheist”, Aerosmith, Stargate-SG1, GUNS!!! and Swiss Army Knives, Big Bird, some random Canadian, and cheeky violinists.

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

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We’re off to Moldova! Get out your sax!

 

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Futurama – War on Neutrality (audio taken from YouTube)

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Episode 40 – The Maltese Falcon

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In this episode, Danie and Mark travel to Malta and explore the history with the UK (and why the geography made Malta important in war), the language, religion of the region, and chat about their favourite songs based on a jury of two.

 

Songs Include:

Taboo – Christabelle (2018)

This Is The Night – Kurt Calleja (2012)

Coming Home – Firelight (2014)

What If We –  Chiara (2009)

7th Wonder  – Ira Losco (2002)

 

…They also chat about Post Eurovision Depression, our mate Philip who is Lazerusheart on Redbubble, friends in Malta, Anthony Callea, The Borg from Star Trek, Sebastian and Ant from Wiwibloggs, Gladiator, The Hunger Games, Stonehenge, The Shadows, Riverdance, Star Wars, Poppies, Chiara needing another shot at Eurovision, and Mark’s fear of glitter.

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

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We’re off to Switzerland!

 

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Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Maltese Falcon Trailer 1941 (audio taken from YouTube)

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