Episode 84 – “1984: Teenagers, Similar Staging, and Golden Shoes”

In this episode, we chat about host city Luxembourg, the host of 1984, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1984, the interval act, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 1984 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Ciao, amore – Vlado and Isolda (Yugoslavia)

Ik hou van jou – Maribelle (The Netherlands)

Aufrecht geh’n – Mary Roos (Germany)

Hengaillaan – Kirka (Finland)

Love Games – Belle and the Devotions (United Kingdom)

I treni di Tozeur – Alice and Franco Battiato (Italy)

Det’ lige det – Hot Eyes (Denmark)

Lady, Lady – Bravo (Spain)

Terminal 3 – Linda Martin (Ireland)

Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley – Herreys (Sweden)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us our next year for Season Four:

We’re off to Harrogate for 1982 for episode 85.

We will then have a baby break as we’re away… but never fear, we’ll be back to 80s goodness soon!

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Snippets of Voulez-Vous by ABBA and Halay by Beş Yıl Önce, On Yıl Sonra included for discussion.

Episode 83 – “1987: Feuding Broadcasters, Casablaca, and That Bloke From Frankston Again”

Happy Johnny Logan New Year, everybody!

In this episode, we chat about host city Brussels, the host of 1987, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1987, the interval act, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 1987 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Amour, amour – Plastic Bertrand (Luxembourg)

Only the Light – Rikki (United Kingdom)

Soldiers of Love – Liliane Saint-Pierre (Belgium)

Stop – Bang (Greece)

Shir Habatlanim – Lazy Bums (Israel)

Rechtop in de wind – Marcha (The Netherlands)

Ja sam za ples – Novi Fosilli (Yugoslavia)

Gente di mare – Umberto Tozzi and Raf (Italy)

Laß die Sonne in dein Herz – Wind (Germany)

Hold Me Now – Johnny Logan (Ireland)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us our next year for Season Four:

We’re off to Luxembourg City for 1984 for episode 84. Nice!

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Episode 82 – “1980: A Volunteer, A Tight Budget, and That Bloke From Frankston”

Merry Johnny Logan Christmas, everyone!

In this episode, we chat about host city The Hague, the host of (and the rest) of 1980, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1980, the interval act, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 1980 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Bitaqat Hub – Samira Said (Morocco)

Euro-Vision – Telex (Belgium)

Sámiid ædnan – Sverre Kjelsberg and Mattis Hætta (Norway)

Papa Pingouin – Sophie and Magaly (Luxembourg)

Du bist Musik – Blue Danube (Austria)

Amsterdam – Maggie MacNeal (The Netherlands)

Cinéma – Paola (Switzerland)

Love Enough for Two – Prima Donna (United Kingdom)

Theater – Katja Ebstein (Germany)

What’s Another Year – Johnny Logan (Ireland)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us our next year for Season Four:

We’re off to Brussels for 1987! Back to back Johnny Logan wins!

If you like what we do, you can shout us a coffee https://ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast. Every $3 goes towards the running costs of this podcast. Huge thanks to Jay and Craig!

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Episode 81 – “1989: Neons, Cheese, and Rocked By 7 Points”

WELCOME TO SEASON FOUR!

In this episode, we chat about host city Lausanne, the two hosts of 1989, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1989, the interval act, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 1989 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Bana Bana – Pan (Turkey)

Venners nærhet – Britt Synnøve Johansen (Norway)

Conquistador – Da Vinci (Portugal)

La dolce vita – Anneli Saaristo (Finland)

Nacida para amar – Nina (Spain)

Nur ein Lied – Thomas Forstner (Austria)

En dag – Tommy Nilsson (Sweden)

Vi maler byen rød – Birthe Kjær (Denmark)

Why Do I Always Get It Wrong – Live Report (United Kingdom)

Rock Me – Riva (Yugoslavia)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us our next year for Season Four:

We’re off to The Hague for 1980!

If you like what we do, you can shout us a coffee https://ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast. Every $3 goes towards the running costs of this podcast. Huge thanks to Jay and Simon!

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Episode 80 – “1990: Too Old, Euro Cat, and Toto Unites Europe”

In this our last episode for Season 3, we chat about host city Zagreb, the two hosts of 1990, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1990, the interval act, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 1990 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Brandenburger Tor – Ketil Stokkan (Norway)

Ik wil alles met je delen – Maywood (The Netherlands)

Musik klingt in die Welt hinaus – Egon Egemann (Switzerland)

Hallo Hallo – Lonnie Devantier Kjer (Denmark)

Hajde da ludujemo – Tajči (Yugoslavia)

Bandido – Azúcar Moreno (Spain)

Eitt lag enn – Stjórnin (Iceland)

Somewhere in Europe – Liam Reilly (Ireland)

White and Black Blues – Joëlle Ursull (France)

Insieme: 1992 – Toto Cutugno (Italy)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us our first year for Season Four – The 80s at Eurovision:

We’re off to Lausanne for 1989!

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

A little section of Kylie Minogue’s Hand On Your Heart used for reference. Don’t sue us, Kylie!

Episode 79 – “1999: Religious Education, Red Wine, and That Heavenly Outfit”

In this episode, we chat about host city Jerusalem, the three hosts of 1999, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1999, the interval act, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 1999 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Say It Again – Precious (United Kingdom)

One Good Reason – Marlayne (The Netherlands)

This Time I Mean It – Trine Jepsen and Michael Teschl (Denmark)

Putnici – Dino and Béatrice (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Diamond of Night – Evelin Samuel and Camille (Estonia)

Yom Huledet (Happy Birthday) – Eden (Israel)

Marija Magdalena – Doris Dragović (Croatia)

Reise nach Jerusalem – Kudüs’e Seyahat – Sürpriz (Germany)

All Out of Luck – Selma (Iceland)

Take Me to Your Heaven – Charlotte Nilsson Perrelli (Sweden)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom has already given us the last year for Season Three:

We’re off to Zagreb for 1990!

Then, coming soon – SEASON FOUR: The 80s!

If you like what we do, you can shout us a coffee https://ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast. Every $3 goes towards the running costs of this podcast. Big thanks to Jay for his coffees once again!

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Episode 78 – “1992: EuroBird, Some Bloke Named Christer Björkman, and Why? Johnny Logan!”

HAPPY EUROVISION NEW YEAR!

In this episode, we chat about host city Malmö, the two hosts of 1992, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1992, the interval act, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 1992 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Yamma, yamma – Pave (Finland)

I morgon är en annan dag – Christer Björkman (Sweden)

Alt det som ingen ser – Lotte Feder and Kenny Lübcke (Denmark)

Teriazoume – Evridiki (Cyprus)

Monté la riviè – Kali (France)

Nei eða já – Heart 2 Heart (Iceland)

Rapsodia – Mia Martini (Italy)

Little Child – Mary Spiteri (Malta)

One Step Out of Time – Michael Ball (United Kingdom)

Why Me? – Linda Martin (Ireland)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us the next year for Season Three:

We’re off to Jerusalem for 1999 for episode 79, and then episode 80 will be 1990 in Zagreb! After that… SEASON FOUR: The 80s!

If you like what we do, you can shout us a coffee https://ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast. Every $3 goes towards the running costs of this podcast. Big thanks to Jay for his coffees once again!

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Episode 77 – “1994: Giant Nightmare Heads, Riverdance, and Oops, Another Win”

In this episode, we chat about host city Dublin (for the last time this season!!), the two hosts of 1994, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1994, the interval act, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 1994 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Bye Bye Baby – CatCat (Finland)

Stjärnorna – Marie Bergman and Roger Pontare (Sweden)

We Will Be Free (Lonely Symphony) – Frances Ruffelle (United Kingdom)

Vechny strannik – Youddiph (Russia)

Chamar a música – Sara Tavares (Portugal)

Duett – Elisabeth Andreassen and Jan Werner Danielsen (Norway)

Kinek mondjam el vétkeimet? – Friderika Bayer (Hungary)

Wir geben ‘ne Party – Mekado (Germany)

To nie ja! – Edyta Górniak (Poland)

Rock ‘n’ Roll Kids – Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan (Ireland)

A Week in Dublin 1994” Eurovision behind the scenes video here

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us the next year for Season Three:

We’re in Malmö for 1992!!

If you like what we do, you can shout us a coffee https://ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast. Every $3 goes towards the running costs of this podcast. Big thanks to Jay for his coffees again!

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Episode 76 – “1996: A Rebrand, Ooh Aah A-ha, and RTE’s Wallet Opens Again”

In this episode, we chat about host city Oslo, the two hosts of 1996, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1996, the interval act, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 1996 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Liefde is een kaartspel – Lisa del Bo (Belgium)

Beşinci Mevsim – Şebnem Paker (Turkey)

Weil’s dr guat got – George Nussbaumer (Austria)

Ooh Aah… Just a Little Bit – Gina G (United Kingdom)

De eerste keer – Maxine and Franklin Brown (The Netherlands)

O meu coração não tem cor – Lúcia Moniz (Portugal)

Sveta ljubav – Maja Blagdan (Croatia)

Den vilda – One More Time (Sweden)

I evighet – Elisabeth Andreassen (Norway)

The Voice – Eimear Quinn (Ireland)

Part 1 of 5 of the 1996 NRK documentary here

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us the next year for Season Three:

We’re back in Dublin for 1994!!

If you like what we do, you can shout us a coffee https://ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast. Every $3 goes towards the running costs of this podcast.

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WMP Supplemental 9: The Sound of Us Chatting About Eurovision 2022

Our Supplemental Series returns after a long break – thanks Jay!

Join Danie and Mark as they share their thoughts about all 40 songs Eurovision 2022 and play their Top 10 based on a Jury of two!

Songs Include (either in full or part):

Sekret – Ronela Hataji (Albania)

Snap – Rosa Linn (Armenia)

Not The Same – Sheldon Riley (Australia)

Halo – LUMIX and Pia Maria (Austria)

Fade To Black – Nadir Rustamli (Azerbaijan)

Miss You – Jérémie Makiese (Belgium)

Intention – Intelligent Music Project (Bulgaria)

Guilty Pleasure – Mia Dimšić (Croatia)

Ela – Andromache (Cyprus)

Lights Off – We Are Domi (Czech Republic)

The Show – Reddi (Denmark)

Hope – Stefan (Estonia)

Jezebel – The Rasmus (Finland)

Fluenn – Alvan and Ahez (France)

Lock Me In – Circus Mircus (Georgia)

Rockstars – Malik Harris (Germany)

Die Together – Amanda Tenfjord (Greece)

Með hækkandi sól – Systur (Iceland)

That’s Rich – Brooke (Ireland)

I.M – Michael Ben David (Israel)

Brividi – Mahmood and Blanco (Italy)

Eat Your Salad – Citi Zēni (Latvia)

Sentimentai – Monkia Liu (Lithuania)

I Am What I Am – Emma Muscat (Malta)

Trenulețul – Zdob și Zdub and Frații Advahov (Moldova)

Breathe – Vladana (Montenegro)

De Diepte – S10 (Netherlands)

Circles – Andrea (North Macedonia)

Give That Wolf A Banana – Subwoolfer (Norway)

River – Ochman (Poland)

Saudade, saudade – Maro (Portugal)

Llámame – WRS (Romania)

Stripper – Achille Lauro (San Marino)

In Corpore Sano – Konstrakta (Serbia)

Disko – LPS (Slovenia)

Slomo – Chanel (Spain)

Hold Me Closer – Cornelia Jakobs (Sweden)

Boys Do Cry – Marius Bear (Switzerland)

SPACE MAN – Sam Ryder (United Kingdom)

Stefania – Kalush Orchestra (Ukraine)

Back to regular programming with Episode 76: 1996 after Eurovision!!

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Episode 75 – “1995: Happy 40th, The Kirkorov Factor, and 24 Words”

In this episode, we chat about host city Dublin, the host of 1995, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1995, the interval act, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 1995 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Kolybelnaya dlya vulkana – Philipp Kirkorov (Russia)

Keep Me in Mind – Mike Spiteri (Malta)

Love City Groove – Love City Groove (United Kingdom)

Sti fotia – Alexandros Panayi (Cyprus)

Amen – Liora (Israel)

Nostalgija – Magazin (Croatia)

Fra Mols til Skagen – Aud Wilken (Denmark)

Se på mig – Jan Johansen (Sweden)

Vuelve conmigo – Anabel Conde (Spain)

Nocture – Secret Garden (Norway)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us the next year for Season Three:

We’re heading to Oslo for 1996!

If you like what we do, you can shout us a coffee https://ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast. Every $3 goes towards the running costs of this podcast. Thanks to Jay and Ross for the coffees!

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Episode 74 – “1993: Sexy Sax, HORSIES!, and a Host Country Win”

In this episode, we chat about host city Millstreet, the host of 1993, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1993, the interval act, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 1993 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Esmer Yarim – Burak Aydos (Turkey)

Maria Magdalena – Tony Wegas (Austria)

Þá veistu svarið – Inga (Iceland)

This Time – William Mangion (Malta)

Eloise – Arvingarna (Sweden)

Vrede (live version) – Ruth Jacott (The Netherlands)

Mama Corsica – Patrick Fiori (France)

Moi, tout simplement – Annie Cotton (Switzerland)

Better The Devil You Know – Sonia (United Kingdom)

In Your Eyes – Niamh Kavanagh (Ireland)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us the next year for Season Three:

We’re heading to Dublin for 1995!

If you like what we do, you can shout us a coffee https://ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast. Every $3 goes towards the running costs of this podcast. Thanks to Jay for the coffees!

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