Like everything else that is occurring in the world at the moment, young people are receiving their GCSE results, A Level results or degrees in the next few weeks without the usual signifiers of mid-August to mark such an occasion. The stock local newspaper photo of blonde A graders jumping for joy, results paper clung … Continue reading Advice I’d give to my 2012 self.
The Story of Pop: 2000. It's our weekly retelling of all the stars, hits and happenings of the UK singles chart from exactly two whole decades ago, packaged up in blog, video and Spotify playlist form. This week: our second appearance of the series from a newly solo Sporty Spice... Not many are the artists … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2000 (Chapter 33)
If you're after another visit in our pop Tardis back to a year of multiple chart toppers, UK garage and pure pop ruling the waves, then buckle in, because we're about to supply it right now with another instalment of The Story of Pop: 2000. This week: a controversial chart topper from Britain's biggest solo … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2000 (Chapter 32)
The Story of Pop: 2000. It's our weekly retelling of the hits that burned up the UK singles chart two whole decades ago, every Thursday at midday. This week: a taste of Finnish techno rap drum'n'bass (you'll see what we mean)... Consisting of rapper B.O.Dubb and producer Jaakko "JS16" Salovaara, Finland's Bomfunk MCs first came … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2000 (Chapter 31)
Whilst their arena tour that followed their well recieved comeback show at London's O2 last November has - for obvious reasons - been put back, some good news came for McFly fans on Monday. Chiefly, that for the first time in a decade, following their tempestuous on again/off again antics with their original label Universal … Continue reading A definitive ranking of all of McFly’s singles.
Needing a trip back to a time when the UK singles chart was chock-a-block with pop and a new number one every week? Then you have come to the right place, for you're just in time for this week's edition of The Story of Pop: 2000, our week-by-week retelling of this altogether crazy time for … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2000 (Chapter 30)
Time once again to bring you another slice of the delectable chart pop cake that was the new millennium with this week's edition of The Story of Pop: 2000. So buckle up and get onto the rollercoaster that was about to take off for the leading man from Ireland's biggest boyband of the 90s... Though … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2000 (Chapter 29)
Hello, it's Thursday, and midday, and thus time to bring you our look back at more huge UK chart smashes from 20 years ago with this week's installment of The Story of Pop: 2000. And our trinity of Irish entries continues, with the first and only chart topper from the Emerald Isle's most successful family … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2000 (Chapter 28)
Howdy all, It may not have escaped your notice if you're a regular reader that posting on this here corner of the web has well, dropped a little bit in recent weeks. Things are different to how any of us imagined them four months ago, let alone a year ago. Some people are dealing with … Continue reading Mindful Me.
Bringing you the sounds and sights of the UK charts from the year Prince William received his A Levels, and when the Slaters arrived on Albert Square in EastEnders, this is The Story of Pop: 2000. This week - the first of three Irish acts we're covering in the coming weeks, and this one's a … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2000 (Chapter 27)