The Story of Pop: 2002 (Chapter 29)

Time as always for this week's instalment of The Story of Pop: 2002, your revisitation of the sights and sounds of the UK charts and the hitmakers that were soaring to the top. This week: US R&B's hottest new talent who dominated the charts in this year... Artist: AshantiSong: FoolishReleased: 08/07/2002Writers / Producers: Ashanti Douglas … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2002 (Chapter 29)

Through Cinderella’s Eyes: revisiting the solo ventures of Nicola Roberts

Now here's the thing. Back at the start of last year, when I was writing a bit more regularly on this blog and before real life intervened, I had always earmarked this particular post for the end of September 2021. Sadly of course, given what happened in that month relating to the lady I'm writing … Continue reading Through Cinderella’s Eyes: revisiting the solo ventures of Nicola Roberts

Thoughts on Kate Bush reaching number one with “Running Up That Hill”

Common consensus nowadays - or rather, that of social media algorithms - would have you believe the view that the world is a totally bad place; that all is corrupt, there is no hope for us and that we're all destined for impending doom by some darker means.But then, you see those glimmers of hope, … Continue reading Thoughts on Kate Bush reaching number one with “Running Up That Hill”