Episode 66 – “2017: Giant Heads, Weird Props, and Fast Food Music”


Manage episode 275269902 series 1225366
By Danie Tregonning and Mark Perkins. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Listen to the episode here:

This is the biggest episode we have ever done so strap yourselves in!

In this installment, we chat about Kyiv, the three hosts, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 2017 plus the winner of the Barbara Dex Award, the interval acts, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 2017 based on a jury of two…

And we chat to Luc Spencer-Gardner about how he ended up on the Eurovision stage!

Songs Include:

Hey Mamma – Sunstroke Project (Moldova)

I Can’t Go On – Robin Bengtsson (Sweden)

Skeletons – Dihaj (Azerbaijan)

Verona – Koit Toome and Laura (Estonia)

Paper – Svala (Iceland)

Lights and Shadows – OG3NE (Netherlands)

Blackbird – Norma John (Finland)

Occidentali’s Karma – Francesco Gabbani (Italy)

Grab The Moment – JOWST (Norway)

Beautiful Mess – Kristian Kostov (Bulgaria)

BONUS TRACK: Amar Pelos Dois (winner performance) – Salvador and Luisa Sobral (Portugal)

Then the Yoda Beanie of Doom gave us our next year:

In our next episode, we travel to Belgrade for 2008!

If you like what we do, you can shout us a coffee at ko-fi.com/windmachinepodcast. Huge thanks to Craig for his coffee’s this month!

Legal and Licencing Notice:

“We at Wind Machine Podcast have taken every legal step allowed to us to present this podcast with a current APRA licence and we claimFair Use” for the music played.

We are not affiliated with the EBU (European Broadcasting Union), its partners, or SBS (Special Broadcasting Service). We are just fans.”

Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave Sound. Into The Lights by Global Sound System.

Licences available upon request.

77 episodes