Melodifestivalen 2014 #4

Ah yes, I remember it well. It was Stockholm Pride in 2011, and Graeme and I were there in the front row for the final ever performance by legendary Swedish pop group, Alcazar. There was a real sense of sadness in the crowd, as Alcazar had delivered so many wonderful pop music memories.… Read the rest “Melodifestivalen 2014 #4”

Melodifestivalen 2013 #4

“What a bunch of bogans”, I thought to myself as I watched how the Swedish public voted in the Heat 4 of Melodifestivalen, the finals which choose the song which represents Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest.

I had no doubt Ulrik Munther would make it through. He’s talented, very popular with teenage girls, is family friendly, and he sang a rather average song with great passion.… Read the rest “Melodifestivalen 2013 #4”

Alcazar’s Last Show @ Stockholm Pride

If you want to see me on the dance floor, there’s one song that’s guaranteed to do it every time – “Crying At The Discotheque” by Alcazar. It’s one of my all-time favourite songs. It brings a smile to my face every time I hear it, and it’s guaranteed to get me on the dance floor within seconds.… Read the rest “Alcazar’s Last Show @ Stockholm Pride”