We head down under for our new music as an antipodean guest joins us to chat. We travel to the holiday island of Cyprus for this weeks triple play, and a little birdy tells us your fan favourite is a vintage UK entry! Plus the latest Eurovision news all here for you!…
Cyprus has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 38 times since making its debut in 1981. Cyprus’ first entry was the group Island, who finished sixth. The country’s best result in the contest is a second-place finish with Eleni Foureira in 2018. Between 2006 and 2013, Cyprus failed to qualify from the semi-final round six times, before withdrawing in 2014. Thet returned to the contest in 2015, with the country then qualifying for the final every year since, a streak that lasted until their non-qualification in 2022.
This Weeks Highlights
Pearl Lavinia Carr and Edward Victor Johnson were English husband-and-wife entertainers who gained their highest profile during the 1950s and early 1960s. Carr and Johnson represented the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1959 and finished second with the song “Sing, Little Birdie”. This song peaked at No. 12 on the UK Singles Chart.
|1||The Highest Heights||Lovebugs||2009 Switzerland|
|3||San Aggelos S’Agapisa||Christos Mylordos||2011 Cyprus|
|4||Feeling Alive||Stelios Constantas||2003 Cyprus|
|6||Eastern European Funk||InCulto||2010 Lithuania|
|7||Don’t Come Easy||Isaiah||2017 Australia|
|8||More Than Me||Isaiah Firebrace||2021 Non Contest|
|9||Croire||Lara Fabian||1988 Luxembourg|
|10||Sing Little Birdie||Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson||1959 United Kingdom|