Episode 72 – “1997: Ronan Keating’s Mullet, Bye For Now To Italy, and That Winning Green Shirt”

In this episode, we chat about host city Dublin, the two hosts of 1997, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1997, 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 1997 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Minn Hinsti Dans  – Paul Oscar (Iceland)

Stemmen I Mit Liv  – Kolig Kaj (Denmark)

Primadonna – Alla Pugacheva (Russia)

Ale Jestsem – Anna Jopek (Poland)

Let Me Fly – Debbie Scerri (Malta)

Mana Mou – Hara and Andreas Konstantiou (Cyprus)

Fiumi Di Parole – Jalisse (Italy)

Dinle – Sebnem Paker & Grup Ethnic (Turkey)

Mysterious Woman – Marc Roberts (Ireland)

Love Shine A Light – Katrina and the Waves (United Kingdom)

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

We’re heading to Birmingham (Mark’s place of birth) for 1998!

There will be a bit of a gap in recording Episode 73 as we move house. Farewell old booth!

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Episode 71 – “1991: Allora, A South American Farewell to Yugoslavia, and Those Five Ten Points”

WELCOME TO SEASON THREE AND WELCOME TO THE GLORIOUS NINETIES AT EUROVISION!!

In this episode, we chat about host city Rome, the two hosts of 1991, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1991, 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 1991 based on a jury of two… Allora!!

Songs Include:

Brazil  – Baby Doll (Yugoslavia)

Mrs. Thompson  – Just 4 Fun (Norway)

Geef Het Op – Clouseau (Belgium)

Nina – Stefan and Eyfi (Iceland)

Iki Dakika – Izel, Reyhan, and Can (Turkey)

Lusitana Paixao – Dulce Pontes (Portugal)

Bailar Pegados – Sergio Dalma (Spain)

Kan – Duo Datz (Israel)

C’est le dernier qui a parle qui a raison – Amina (France)

Fangad av en stormvind – Carola (Sweden)

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

We’re heading to Dublin for 1997!

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Episode 70 – “2019: Four Hours Eleven Minutes Twenty Seconds, Fallen Madonna, and In A Big Arcade”

In this episode, we chat about Tel Aviv, the four hosts, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2019 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 2019 based on a jury of two…

Songs Include:

La Venda  – Miki (Spain)

Replay  – Tamta (Cyprus)

Zero Gravity – Kate Miller-Heidke (Australia)

Hadrid Mun Sigra – Hatari (Iceland)

She Got Me – Luca Hanni (Switzerland)

Friend Of A Friend – Lake Malawi (Czech Republic)

Proud – Tamara Todevska (North Macedonia)

Spirit In The Sky – KEiiNO (Norway)

Soldi – Mahmood (Italy)

Arcade – Duncan Laurence (The Netherlands)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us our first year for Season Three:

We’re heading way back to Rome in 1991 after a little rest after Eurovision 2021.

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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!

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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!

Happy 4th Birthday to us! If you like what we do, you can shout us a coffee at ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast. Our APRA licence is due so every coffee counts to our running costs.

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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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