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Eurovision Insight Podcast: A Song For Sheeran Written by on February 23, 2018 | 2 Comments

Ed Sheeran makes a cardinal mistake, the return of the Bjorkman, and a big scary legal voice. It’s time for all the Eurovision news from the last seven days from Ewan Spence and ESC Insight. Add the RSS Feed to your favourite podcast application, or click here to follow us in iTunes and never miss an episode.

At some point we’re going to have to discuss San Marino’s ‘Battle Of The Bands’ setup 1 in 360, but for now, let’s just raise an eyebrow and move on with the rest of the news this week. Four more songs declared, and more line-ups for National Finals are settled. Plus we have Serbia putting on a show like it’s the late twentieth century.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: A Song For Sheeran

Ed Sheeran puts his foot in it, the Balkan Ballad of Ewan’s dreams arrives, and the script calls for ‘a lawyerly voice’. Time for another seven days of Eurovision news from Ewan Spence and ESC Insight; plus music from Slavko.

As the 2018 National Finals Season enters the final run, keep listening to the ESC Insight podcast for more Eurovision news, fun, and chat. You’ll find the show in iTunes, and a direct RSS feed is also available. We also have a regular email newsletter which you can sign up to here.

About The Author: Ewan Spence

British Academy (BAFTA) nominated broadcaster and writer Ewan Spence is the voice behind The Unofficial Eurovision Song Contest Podcast and one of the driving forces behind ESC Insight. Having had an online presence since 1994, he is a noted commentator around the intersection of the media, internet, technology, mobility and how it affects us all. Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, his work has appeared on the BBC, The Stage, STV, and The Times. You can follow Ewan on Twitter (@ewan) and Facebook (

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2 responses to “Eurovision Insight Podcast: A Song For Sheeran”

  1. James says:

    Does “contest producer” equate to being a “showrunner”? Not sure I like the sound of that.

  2. James says:

    By the way, I noticed you pronounced “Canção” wrong. The “-cao” in “Canção” is pronounced with a soft c-sound, similar to how you the “sound”.


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