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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Episode 56 – “2000: Syrian Flags, Sheet Dancing, and The Wings Of Love”

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In this episode, we chat about Stockholm, the two hosts of 2000, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2000 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 2000 based on a jury of two!

Songs Include:

Wadde Hadde Dudde Da  – Stefan Raab (Germany)

100% Te Ljubam – XXL (FYR Macedonia)

On Aura Le Ciel – Sofia Mestari (France)

Tell Me! – August and Telma (Iceland)

When Spirits Are Calling My Name – Roger Pontare (Sweden)

My Heart Goes Boom – Charmed (Norway)

Once In A Lifetime – Ines (Estonia)

My Star – Brainstorm (Latvia)

Solo – Alsou (Russia)

Fly On The Wings of Love – Olsen Brothers (Denmark)

 

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

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Next episode we travel to Vienna for 2015!

AND huge thank you to our Ko-Fi supporters over the last few weeks – Luc & Ronny, Renee, Laura, Lachlan, Chris, Andy, Sally, Chrissie, Tim, Trish, Penny, Michael, Will & Aaron, Martin from Let Me Be The One, Michaela, Shane, and Cem.

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Episode 55 -“2003: Russian Screaming, Elton John’s Toupee, and Nul Points”

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It’s our 3rd Birthday!

In this episode, we chat about Riga, the two hosts of 2003, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2003 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 2003 based on a jury of two!

Songs Include:

Let’s Get Happy  – LOU (Germany)

Don’t Break My Heart – Nicola (Romania)

Hello From Mars – FLY (Latvia)

Could It Be (Ne Brini) – Mija Martina (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Hasta La Vista – Olexandr Ponomaryov (Ukraine)

I’m Not Afraid To Move On – Jostein Hasselgard (Norway)

Vise Nisam Tvoja – Claudia Beni (Croatia)

Ner Ver’, Ne Bojsia – t.A.T.u (Russia)

Sanomi – Urban Trad (Belgium)

Every Way That I Can – Sertab Erener (Turkey)

 

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

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Next episode we travel to Stockholm for 2000!

 

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Eurovision 2019: Recap and Review

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Danie and Mark have returned from Tel Aviv! After jet lag and Mark’s flu, they are finally back behind the mic!

They chat about their personal experiences of their first Eurovision (and their first Eurovision with a press pass), their time in Israel, and they review and recap all 41 songs from last place to first.

And of course, we play the winner! Congratulations, The Netherlands!

Arcade – Duncan Laurence

ALSO, STAY TUNED FOR OUR REGULAR PROGRAMMING – EPISODE 55: 2003!

And you should totally join OGAE Australia, Australia’s official Eurovision fan club! $25 a year! Go to ogaeaustralia.com for all the details!

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Episode 54 – “2004: Turkish Pride, Technical Issues, and Wild Dancing”

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In this episode, we chat about Istanbul, the two hosts of 2004, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2004 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 2004 based on a jury of two!

Songs Include:

In The Disco – Deen (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

On Again Off Again – Julie and Ludwig (Malta)

1 Life – Xandee (Belgium)

For Real – Athena (Turkey)

High – Knut Anders Sorum (Norway

Jugarem A Estimar-Nos – Marta Roure (Andorra)

It Hurts – Lena Phillipsson (Sweden)

Shake It – Sakis Rouvas (Greece)

Lane Moje – Zeljko Joksimovic (Serbia and Montenegro)

Wild Dances – Ruslana (Ukraine)

 

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

2003

 

Next episode (after Tel Aviv) we will travel to Latvia for 2003!

 

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WMP Supplemental: Eurovision 2019 Preview Episode

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Danie and Mark trawl through all 41 +1 songs entered into this year’s Eurovision Song Contest and play their top 10, based on jury of two.

Song include in Eurovision alphabetical order

Ktheju Tokes – Jonida Maliqi (Albania)

Walking Out – Srbuk (Armenia)

Limits – Paenda (Austria)

Zero Gravity – Kate Miller- Heidke (Australia)

Truth – Chingiz (Azerbaijan)

Wake Up – Eliot (Belgium)

Like it – Zena (Belarus)

She Got Me – Luca Hanni (Switzerland)

Replay – Tamta (Cyprus)

Friend Of A Friend – Lake Malawi (Czech Republic)

Sister – S!sters (Germany)

Love Is Forever – Leonora (Denmark)

Storm – Victor Crone (Estonia)

La Venda – Miki (Spain)

Look Away – Darude feat Sebastian Rejman (Finland)

Roi – Bilal Hassani (France)

Bigger Than Us – Michael Rice (United Kingdom)

Keep On Going – Oto Nemsadze (Georgia)

Better Love – Katerine Duska (Greece)

The Dream – Roko (Croatia)

Az En Apam – Joci Papai (Hungary)

22 – Sarah McTernan (Ireland)

Home – Kobi Marimi (Israel)

Hatrid Mun Sigra – Hatari (Iceland)

Soldi – Mahmood (Italy)

Run With The Lions – Jurij Veklenko (Lithuania)

That Night – Carousel (Latvia)

Stay – Anna Odobescu (Moldova)

Heaven – D Mol (Montenegro)

Proud – Tamara Todevska (North Macedonia)

Chameleon – Michela (Malta)

Arcade – Duncan Laurence (Netherlands)

Spirit In The Sky – KEiiNO (Norway)

Fire Of Love – Tulia (Poland)

Telemoveis – Conan Osiris (Portugal)

On A Sunday – Ester Peony (Romania)

Kruna – Nevena Bozovic (Serbia)

Scream – Sergey Lazarev (Russia)

Too Late For Love – John Lundvik (Sweden)

Sebi – Zala Kralj & Gasper Santl (Slovenia)

Say Na Na Na – Serhat (San Marino)

Bonus

Siren Song – Maruv (Ukraine Withdrawal)

 

If you would like to see who voted for what and how we split tied votes, please visit https://windmachinepodcast.com/podcast-link-a/2019-preview-episode-voting/

 

Next, we’re back to usual programming with Episode 54: 2004!

Thanks to Norman Greenbaum for the music!

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Episode 53 – “2016: Love Love, Peace Peace, and The Heartbreak Of That Tele-vote”

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In this episode, we chat about Stockholm, the two hosts of 2016, the postcards, the controversies and returning artists, the fashion at Eurovision 2016 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 2016 based on a jury of two! Oh the heartbreak of that tele-vote!

 

Songs Include:

What’s The Pressure – Laura Tesoro (Belgium)

Alter Ego – Minus One (Cyprus)

I Didn’t Know – Serhat (San Marino)

Play – Juri Pootsmann (Estonia)

I Hear Then Calling – Greta Salome (Iceland)

Slow Down – Douwe Bob (Netherlands)

J’ai Cherche – Amir (France)

If Love Was a Crime – Poli Genova (Bulgaria)

You’re The Only One – Sergey Lazarev (Russia)

Sound Of Silence – Dami Im (Australia)

 

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

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Next episode we have our 2019 Preview Episode, and then we take a trip to Istanbul, Turkey for 2004!

 

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Episode 52 – 2014: Boos, Beards, and Boobs

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In this episode, we chat about Copenhagen, the three hosts of 2014, the amazing postcards, the controversies and returning artists, the fashion at Eurovision 2014 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 2014 based on a jury of two!

 

Songs Include:

No Prejudice – Pollaponk (Iceland)

Moustache – Twin Twin (France)

Something Better – Softengine (Finland)

Round And Round – Tinkara Kovac (Slovenia)

Hunter Of Stars – SEBalter (Switzerland)

Silent Storm – Carl Espen (Norway)

Miracle – Paula Seling and Ovi (Romania)

Undo – Sanna Nielsen (Sweden)

Calm After The Storm – The Common Linnets (Netherlands)

Rise Like A Phoenix – Conchita Wurst (Austria)

 

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

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Next episode, we take a trip to Stockholm, Sweden for 2016!

 

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Episode 51 – 2002: Passwords, Rachel Hair, and The Last 12 Points

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Welcome to Season Two! Glad to have you with us! In this season, Danie and Mark explore the Eurovision Song Contest by Contests from 2000 to now.

New Season, New Format, Same Old Them!

In this episode, we chat about Tallinn Estonia, the hosts of 2002, the postcards, the controversies and returning artists, the fashion at Eurovision 2002, 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 2002 based on a jury of two!

 

Songs Include:

Gimme – One (Cyprus)

Say A Word – Manuel Ortega (Austria)

Europe’s Living A Celebration – Rosa (Spain)

Runaway – Sahlene (Estonia)

Light A Candle – Sarit Hedad (Israel)

Sister – Sergio and The Ladies (Belgium)

Il Fant Du Temps – Sandrine Francois (France)

7th Wonder – Ira Losco (Malta)

Samo Ljubezen – Sestre (Slovenia)

I Wanna – Marie N (Latvia)

 

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

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Next episode, we take a trip to Copenhagen to review 2014!

 

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