links for 2010-06-06
Could Britain's Got Talent Christopher Stone be an option for the BBC with a crossover song? Remember what sort of song did well in 2010. Crossover might not be the best option.
Eurovision against Britain's Got Talent. Eurovision lost out. But is it all down to #bgt or is there a lesson to be learnt by securing the national audience early on by presenting a decent act to represent the country?
"Slatkin said he is not bitter about the experience but especially regrets that because of his association with the DSO the situation reflected poorly on Detroit. But he is ready to move on.
"If you can't recover from negatives you shouldn't be in this business," he said. "I've had enough negatives, but I've had a lot more positives."
I've broken my own rule and read something about the Contest a week after it's over. And it's the best thing I've read about it too.
"Belarus's entry, a song called "Butterflies," featured women… dressed as butterflies. You know, I'm sensing a literalism trend here. This, for me, would've been greatly improved if they wore the same costumes but sang a song about carburetors, or Tetris, or tranq guns."