Episode 69 – “2007: Battle of the Bands, Semi Final of Death, and Serbian KD Lang”

In this episode, we chat about Helsinki, the two (well three) hosts, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2007 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, the interval acts, 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 2007 based on a jury of two…

Songs Include:

Time To Party  – Jet Set (Poland)

L’Amour A La Fancaise – Les Fatals Picards (France)

Work Your Magic – Dmitry Koldun (Belarus)

The Worrying Kind – The Ark (Sweden)

Yassou Maria – Sarbel (Greece)

Push The Button – Teapacks (Israel)

Salvem El Mon (Let’s Save The World) – Anonymous (Andorra)

Shake It Up Shekerim – Kenan Dogulu (Turkey)

Dancing Lasha Tumbai – Verka Serdushka (Ukraine)

Molitva – Marija Serifovic (Serbia)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom is on holidays until Season Three, so…

and for our last episode of Season 2, we will travel to Tel Aviv for 2019. Season 3 will start after Eurovision 2021!

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Episode 68 – “2009: Hot Mess Hosts, Hefty Props, and the One Winning Violin”

In this episode, we chat about Moscow, the two sets of hosts, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2009 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, the interval acts, 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 2009 based on a jury of two…

Songs Include:

This Is Our Night  – Sakis Rouvas (Greece)

DÜm Tek Tek – Hadise (Turkey)

Be My Valentine (Anti Crisis Girl) – Svetlana Laboda (Ukraine)

Always – AySel and Arash (Azerbaijan)

Lose Control – Waldo’s People (Finland)

Rändajad – Urban Symphony (Estonia)

Believe Again – Brinck (Denmark)

Carry Me In Your Dreams – Kejsi Tola (Albania)

Is It True – Yohanna (Iceland)

Fairytale – Alexander Rybak (Norway)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom is on holidays until Season Three, so…

Episode 69, we will travel to Helsinki for 2007.

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Episode 67 – “2008: Lovable Hosts, MySpace, and We Liked Your Other Song More”

In this episode, we chat about Belgrade, the two hosts, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2008 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, the interval acts, 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 2008 based on a jury of two…

Songs Include:

DJ, Take Me Away  – Deep Zone & Balthazar (Bulgaria)

Casanova – Gisela (Andorra)

Secret Combination – Kalomira (Greece)

Baila El Chiki Chiki – Rodolfo Chikilicuatre (Spain)

Divine – Sebastien Tellier (France)

This Is My Life – Euroband (Iceland)

Vrag Naj Vzame – Rebeka Dremelj (Slovenia)

Wolves Of The Sea – Pirates Of The Sea (Latvia)

Oro – Jelena Tomasevic (Serbia)

Shady Lady – Ani Lorak (Ukraine)

Then the Yoda Beanie of Doom gave us our next year:

In our next episode, we travel to Russia for 2009! Then in Episode 69, we will go back to the first contest we watched – 2007, and then round off season 2 with 2019.

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Episode 66 – “2017: Giant Heads, Weird Props, and Fast Food Music”

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This is the biggest episode we have ever done so strap yourselves in!

In this installment, we chat about Kyiv, the three hosts, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2017 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, the interval acts, 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 2017 based on a jury of two… 

And we chat to Luc Spencer-Gardner about how he ended up on the Eurovision stage!

Songs Include:

Hey Mamma  – Sunstroke Project (Moldova)

I Can’t Go On – Robin Bengtsson (Sweden)

Skeletons – Dihaj (Azerbaijan)

Verona – Koit Toome and Laura (Estonia)

Paper – Svala (Iceland)

Lights and Shadows – OG3NE (Netherlands)

Blackbird – Norma John (Finland)

Occidentali’s Karma – Francesco Gabbani (Italy)

Grab The Moment – JOWST (Norway)

Beautiful Mess – Kristian Kostov (Bulgaria)

BONUS TRACK: Amar Pelos Dois (winner performance) – Salvador and Luisa Sobral (Portugal)

Then the Yoda Beanie of Doom gave us our next year:

In our next episode, we travel to Belgrade for 2008!

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Episode 65 – “2010: Orbs, Violins, and Underwear? They’re Blue.”

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WE’RE BACK!!! And we missed you!
In this episode, we chat about Oslo, the three hosts, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2010 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, the interval acts, 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 2010 based on a jury of two!

Songs Include:

Eastern European Funk  – InCulto (Lithuania)

Siren – Malcolm Lincoln (Estonia)

Allez Olla Ole – Jessy Matador (France)

Algo Pequenito – Daniel Diges (Spain)

Horehronie – Kristina Pelakova (Slovakia)

Je Ne Sais Quoi – Hera Bjork (Iceland)

Run Away – Sunstroke Project & Olia Tira (Moldova)

Playing With Fire – Paula Seling & Ovi (Romania)

We Could Be The Same – maNga (Turkey)

Satellite – Lena (Germany)

 

Then the Yoda Beanie of Doom gave us our next year:

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In our next episode,  we travel to Kyiv for 2017!

If you like what we do, you can shout us a coffee at ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast. Huge thanks to Alex and Craig for coffee’s over this strange hiatus!

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Episode 64 – “2011: Slapstick, A Welcome Return, and Drunken Karaoke.”

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In this episode, we chat about Dusseldorf, the three hosts, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2011 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, the interval acts, 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 2011 based on a jury of two!

Songs Include:

Da Da Dam  – Paradise Oskar (Finland)

Rockefeller Street – Getter Jaani (Estonia)

Na Inat – Poli Genova (Bulgaria)

Taken By A Stranger – Lena (Germany)

Lipstick – Jedward (Ireland)

New Tomorrow – A Friend In London (Denmark)

Caroban – Nina (Serbia)

Get You – Alexey Vorobyov (Russia)

So Lucky – Zdob si Zdub (Moldova)

Popular – Eric Saade (Sweden)

 

Then the Yoda Beanie of Doom gave us our next year:

 

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In our next episode,  we travel to Oslo for 2010!

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Episode 63 – “2005: A Thousand Drums Drumming, a Random Wind Chime, and Our Number One”

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In this episode, we chat about Kyiv, the two hosts, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2005 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, the interval acts, 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 2005 based on a jury of two!

Songs Include:

In My Dreams  – Wig Wam (Norway)

Czarna Dziewczyna – Ivan & Defin (Poland)

Forogj, Vilag!– NOX (Hungary)

Boonika Bate Doba – Zbob Si Zdub (Moldova)

Zauvijek Moja – No Name (Serbia and Montenegro)

Cool Vibes – Vanilla Ninja (Switzerland)

The War is Not Over – Walters and Kazha (Latvia)

Hasheket Shenish’ar – Shiri Maimon (Israel)

Let Me Try – Luminita Anghel & Sistem (Romania)

My Number One – Helena Papaizou (Greece)

 

Then the Yoda Beanie of Doom gave us our next year:

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In our next episode,  we travel to Dusseldorf for 2011!

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Episode 62 – “2006: A Confused American, a Button Shortage, and Praise for Hard Rock”

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Before we get to the main bit, we’re absolutely devastated that Eurovision 2020 is cancelled for May in Rotterdam. While we kinda knew that this contest was in danger, it’s still a shock anyway. We’ll be business as usual here at WMP but please support your other favourite Eurovision content creators as we are all in this together and our love of the best music contest continues!

In this episode, we chat about Athens, the two hosts, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2006 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, the interval acts, 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 2006 based on a jury of two!

 

Songs Include:

Congratulations  – Silvia Night (Iceland)

Je T’Adore – Kate Ryan (Belgium)

Teenage Life – Daz Sampson (United Kingdom)

Alvedansen – Christine Gulbrandsen (Norway)

Tornero – Mihai Traistariu (Romania)

Super Star – Sibel Tuzun (Turkey – English version)

We Are The Winners – LT United (Lithuania)

Lejla – Hari Mata Hari (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Never Let You Go – Dima Bilan (Russia)

Hard Rock Hallelujah – Lordi (Finland)

 

Then the Yoda Beanie of Doom gave us our next year:

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In our next episode,  we travel to Kyiv for 2005!

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Episode 61 – “2012: Mouse Clicking, Flames, and The Beginning of A New Era”

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In this episode, we chat about Baku, the three hosts, the postcards (and SUPER POSTCARDS), the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2012 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, the interval acts, 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 2012 based on a jury of two!

 

Songs Include:

Be My Guest  – Gaitana (Ukraine)

Time – Izabo (Israel)

Stay – Tooji (Norway)

Should’ve Known Better – Soluna Samay (Denmark)

Love Me Back – Can Bonomo (Turkey)

Aphrodisiac – Eleftheria Eleftheriou (Greece)

Never Forget – Greta Salome & Jonsi (Iceland)

Kuula – Ott Lepland (Estonia)

Nije Ljubav Stvar – Zeljko Joksimovic (Serbia)

Euphoria – Loreen (Sweden)

 

Then the Yoda Beanie of Doom gave us our next year:

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In our next episode,  we travel to Athens for 2006!

AND huge thank you to our Ko-Fi supporter this month – Craig!

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Episode 60 – “2018: Robberies, Tarts, and a Homeward Bound Pikachu”

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In this episode, we chat about Lisbon, the four hosts, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2018 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, the interval acts, 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 2018 based on a jury of two!

 

Songs Include:

Monsters  – Saara Aalto (Finland)

Stones – ZiBBz (Switzerland)

My Lucky Day – DoReDoS (Moldova)

Mercy – Madame Monsieur (France)

Lost And Found – Eye Cue (FYR Macedonia)

Mall  – Eugent Bushpepa (Albania)

Lie To Me – Mikolas Josef (Czech Republic)

Nobody But You – Cesar Sampson (Austria)

Fuego – Eleni Foureira (Cyprus)

Toy – Netta (Israel)

 

Then the Yoda Beanie of Doom gave us our next year:

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In our first episode for 2020,  we travel to Baku for 2012!

AND huge thank you to our Ko-Fi supporter this month – Alex!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to our listeners!

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Episode 59 – “2013: Queen Petra, Bare Feet, and Eric Saade’s Toilet Humour”

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In this episode, we chat about Malmo, Petra Mede doing enough hosting of four people, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2013 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, the interval acts, 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 2013 based on a jury of two!

 

Songs Include:

Here We Go  – PeR (Latvia)

Igranka – Who See (Montenegro)

Love Kills – Roberto Bellarosa (Belgium)

Only Love Survives – Ryan Dolan (Ireland)

Marry Me – Krista Siegfrids (Finland)

Birds  – Anouk (The Netherlands)

It’s My Life – Cezar (Romania)

I Feed You My Love – Margaret Berger (Norway)

Hold Me – Farid Mammadov (Azerbaijan)

Only Teardrops – Emmelie de Forest (Denmark)

 

Then the Yoda Beanie of Doom gave us our next year:

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Next episode we travel way down south to Lisbon Portugal for 2018!

AND huge thank you to our Ko-Fi supporters this month – Michael, and Craig!

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Episode 58 – “2001: Danish Pride, A Couple of Couplets, and an Aruban Import”

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In this episode, we chat about Copenhagen, the two hosts of 2001, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2001 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, 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 2001 based on a jury of two! Content Warning: 9/11 discussion from the 43 minute mark. 

Songs Include:

2 Long  – Piasek (Poland)

Energy – Nusa Derenda (Slovenia)

No Dream Impossible – Lindsay Dracass(United Kingdom)

Listen To Your Heartbeat – Friends (Sweden)

You Got Style – SKAMP (Lithuania)

Je N’ai Que Mon Ame  – Natasha St-Pier (France)

Strings Of My Heart – Vanna (Croatia)

Die For You – Antique (Greece)

Never Ever Let You Go – Rollo & King (Denmark)

Everybody – Tanel Padar, Dave Benton & 2XL (Estonia)

 

Then the Yoda Beanie of Doom gave us our next year:

 

2013

Next episode we travel across the Oresund Bridge to Malmo for 2013!

AND huge thank you to our Ko-Fi supporters this month – Craig and Kyriakos!

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Episode 57 – “2015: Our Guy, Two Nul Points, And More Than One Hero”

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In this episode, we chat about Vienna, the four hosts of 2015, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2015 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, 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 2015 based on a jury of two!

Songs Include:

Tonight Again  – Guy Sebastian (Australia)

Goodbye To Yesterday – Elina Born and Stig Rasta (Estonia)

Hope Never Dies – Marta Jandova and Vaclav Noid Barta (Czech Republic)

Warrior – Nina Sublatti (Georgia)

This Time – Monika Linkyte and Vaidas Baumila (Lithuania)

Here For You  – Maraaya (Slovenia)

Rhythm Inside – Loic Nottet (Belgium)

Grande Amore – Il Volo (Italy)

A Million Voices – Polina Gagarina (Russia)

Heroes – Mans Zelmerlow (Sweden)

 

Then the Yoda Beanie of Doom gave us our next year:

2001

 

Next episode we travel back to Copenhagen for 2001!

AND huge thank you to our Ko-Fi supporter this month – Ben!

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