Monthly Archives: January 2017

361 Je Veux Donner Ma Voix – Nayah (France, 1999)

Nayah is Sylvie Mestre from Perpignan in southern France, near the border with Spain. She was 38 at the time of the contest in 1999 making her the oldest competitor that year – a couple of years older than Bosnia’s … Continue reading

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362 Die Zeit Ist Einsam – Timna Brauer (Austria, 1986)

From the song that came 13th in 1986 (see No. 363) we move to another of that year’s under-performers, Die Zeit Ist Einsam (Time Is Lonely) by Timna Brauer which finished way down in 18th place out of a field of … Continue reading

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363 Alles Heeft Ritme – Frizzle Sizzle (Netherlands, 1986)

Ten years before the Spice Girls zig-a-zig ah’d their way across Europe’s charts, Frizzle Sizzle were projecting a rather more modest form of Girl Power in co-ordinating pastel shades at Eurovision in 1986. The history of girl groups can be traced back to the late 1930s … Continue reading

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