L’Allemagne Deux Points is a book that just magically entered my life. One of those nice pick-ups simply walking home. (Very big thanks to my better half for this find!). In this book, we meet Eurovision at a point in time where it was really trying to renew itself. At a point, where they were just dusting off the old Chansons and introducing the tele vote.
L’Allemagne Deux Points is made up of little snippets (oh, how I love that) of celebrities of different degrees, mostly involved in Eurovision. We find German legends like Guildo Horn or Thomas Hermanns as well as Nick Hornby. This book fills us in on details we didn’t know we were missing. Oh my, oh my …
I found the overall tone rather interesting because it reminds me of how I write about the ESC; always with a little apologetic undertone. This read was so much fun. It just made me wonder if the graphic designer responsible really wanted us to read all that stuff. Common, you just cannot break up text between the pictures! An epic nightmare. (tiff.any you know who you are)
While I would highly recommend this read to you, I am not sure what your chances are of just finding it on your way home … Without further ado, bekitschig blog is presenting the one and only Eurovision entry from Germany that was so bad that it was never allowed to compete.
(This must’ve been before the time Germany was part of the Big 5 — the countries mostly paying for all the fun.)
Judge for yourself! Happy Sunday!
Leon – Planet of Blue
Leon, reim dich oder ich freß dich!