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Softengine “We Created The World” album review

One of the promising young stars of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 released their debut album on Friday. Finland’s Softengine achieved their country’s best result in 8 years with their anthemic “Something Better” and their first release acts as a statement to show that their success was not a fluke; Softengine might just be one of the most exciting acts …

Conchita Wurst: New single in November

Conchita Wurst, the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, surely hasn’t had an uneventful life since her triumph in Copenhagen – concerts, photo shootings, fashion shows, voice acting and even a visit to the European Parliament have all been part of her busy schedule these days. But there’s one thing we’ve all been waiting for: new music. This is …

Conchita Wurst sang for the European Parliament

Today the parliament of the European Union had a very special guest: No less than Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst! Her programme in Brussels included a press conference as well as a concert in front of the parliament building. Conchita was originally invited by the Vice-President of the European Parliament, Ulrike Lunacek from the Austrian Greens. She got approval from members of four …

DR pressured by government to reveal secret 2014 documents

The national broadcaster of the most recent host nation, DR of Denmark, has faced increasing criticism following the revelation that the broadcaster overspent on Eurovision 2014 threefold. But now, the Danish government has announced that it will begin to put pressure on the broadcaster to release its ‘secret’ Eurovision documents. Nordjyske.dk reports that members from both sides of parliament in …

Firelight Album Launch – Today 19:20 CET

The Maltese representatives in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, Firelight, are today launching their debut album ‘Backdrop of Life’. The Album will be released on September 26th 2014. The launch will be broadcast on TVM at 19:20CET and can be viewed HERE If you miss the broadcast, it will be repeated on TVM2 at 20:40 Firelight were selected to represent …

Conchita Wurst to become… an owl!

After launching her music as well as fashion career, the Eurovision 2014 winner Conchita Wurst is now taking up yet another field of work: voice acting! A few hours ago, the Austrian singer announced on her official Facebook page that she will be featured in the German version of the film The Penguins of Madagascar. Conchita will lend her voice …

Return to Copenhagen

So it has been over 4 months since we were in Copenhagen for the Eurovision. And I’m back, to see what the city is up to. Gone is the feel of #joinus , especially so when I get off the metro at Kongens Nytorv. If you were in Copenhagen back in May and used the metro system then you’ll probably …

Finland: Softengine album out October 17

Finland’s representatives in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest have announced that their debut album will be released October 17th, shipping worldwide. The young rock band’s album will consist of 11 songs and although unconfirmed, it seems likely it will include their Eurovision entry “Something Better” and latest single “Yellow House”. The band has also announced that they are now a …

Russia Will Not Host Intervision 2014

Russia announced that it will not host its own rival to Eurovision, the Intervision Song Contest, in 2014, according to the Russian news source Rusnovosti. Intervision was supposed to be the “family-friendly” alternative to Eurovision following Conchita’s victory and the supposed “end of Europe.”  The shows producers decided not to host the contest owing to the “political situation” in Russia; …

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