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!

AND don’t forget to shout us a coffee at ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast. Huge thanks to Rachael and Deirdre for their coffees this month!

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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!

AND don’t forget to shout us a coffee at ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast

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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:

 

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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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