[tps_header]As the Eurovision Song Contest approaches its 59th anniversary in 2014 esctoday.com takes a retrospective journey back in the time and delves into the archives to remind us of when the 80’s winner takes all decade of excess inevitably arrived at the contest in all its materialistic spandex glory.[/tps_header]
Eurovision was thrown almost immediately into the 80’s via this nifty little electro euro synth number from Belgium. The song was creatively entitled Euro –vision and the band was Telex. Despite languishing in 17th place the sound was most undeniably of the 80’s and a sign of things to come.