Episode 35 – Hungary with a Vengeance

Listen to the episode here: Episode 35 – Hungary with a Vengeance


In this episode, Danie and Mark travel to Hungary (hello Fleur!) and explore the rich history, geography, religion, and politics, while they share their top 5 Hungarian Eurovision songs from 2000 to now.

CONTENT WARNING: This episode contains theme of violence/family violence/domestic violence.


Songs Include:

What About My Dreams?  – Kati Wolf (2011)

Pioneer – Freddie (2016)

Sound Of Our Hearts – Compact Disco (2012)

Origo –  Joci Papai (2017)

Running  – Andras Kallay-Saunders (2014)


…They also chat about their friend Michael, Martin Luther King, the term “Banger”, ripped jeans, Scorpion’s Wind Of Change, time travel, Sliding Doors, Garmonbozia, James Bond villians, Star Wars, Twin Peaks, mondegreens for Kedvesem (2013), and how Eurovision can be a place for songs with deep and serious subject matter.


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


Next, we’re off to Ireland! Just in time for St Patrick’s Day!


Legal and Licencing Notice:

“We at Wind Machine Podcast have taken every legal step allowed to us to present this podcast with a current APRA licence and we claim “Fair Use” for the music played. 

We are not affiliated with the EBU (European Broadcasting Union), its partners, or SBS (Special Broadcasting Service). We are just fans.” 

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

Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Hungarian Internet Tax – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 2014 (audio taken from YouTube)

Wind Of Change – Scorpions

Licences available upon request.

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