Category Archives: United Kingdom

369 Come Back – Jessica Garlick (United Kingdom, 2002)

Come Back by Jessica Garlick is the only UK entry in the last 18 years to have finished inside the Top 3. Compare that to the UK’s record at their first 18 contests where they reached the Top 3 no … Continue reading

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371 Love Games – Belle & The Devotions (United Kingdom, 1984)

The 1980s was a decade of two halves for the United Kingdom. The first five years kicked off with Prima Donna’s Love Enough For Two, 3rd in 1980’s contest, followed by a win for Bucks Fizz in 1981. The next … Continue reading

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400 Jack In The Box – Clodagh Rodgers (United Kingdom, 1971)

In 1971, in Dublin’s Gaiety Theatre, Ireland hosted Eurovision for the first time thanks to Dana’s win the previous year with All Kinds Of Everything. Austria, Finland, Norway, Portugal and Sweden all returned to the contest after flouncing out in 1970 … Continue reading

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461 A Message To Your Heart – Samantha Janus (United Kingdom, 1991)

A Message To Your Heart is one of four entries composed by songwriter Paul Curtis to have represented the United Kingdom in Eurovision. Previously he’d been responsible for Let Me Be The One by the Shadows in 1975, Love Games for Belle … Continue reading

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497 Don’t Play That Song Again – Nicki French (United Kingdom, 2000)

Don’t Play That Song Again was standard Hi-NRG pop, written by former Glitter Band guitarist John Springate and performed by Nicki French, looking uncannily like Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. French had been a regular on the gay cabaret circuit in … Continue reading

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