Hello, hope you're having a good Thursday and week generally so far - which is about to be that little bit better as I give you another great hidden gem from my own personal archives with this week's Pop Essays. So without any ado let's get to this week's entry... Artist: V feat. Tom and … Continue reading Pop Essays #19: V feat. Tom and Danny from McFly, ‘Chills In The Evening’
Pop Essays. It's the series where every Thursday I shine new light on a forgotten pop gem from my vast library for you all. Eurovision fans - and Swedish ones in particular - may be rather familiar with our featured song this week... Artist: BWOSong: Sunshine In The RainRelease Date: 25/02/2008Writers: Alexander Bard / Anders … Continue reading Pop Essays #18: BWO, ‘Sunshine In The Rain’
Welcome to this week's Pop Essays, our series bringing a fresh polishing up of a lost pop music diamond for your eyes and ears. This week: the first single from the second album of an X Factor legend... Artist: Diana VickersSong: CindrellaRelease Date: 19/07/2013Writers: Diana Vickers / Miranda Cooper / Simen Eriksrud / Simone LarsonProducers: … Continue reading Pop Essays #17: Diana Vickers, ‘Cinderella’
Good afternoon and welcome aboard this week's Pop Essays, our weekly look back at some lost classics in our music library that we dust off and polish good and proper to shine as they deserve to. This week: an overlooked single from one of my all time favourite bands... Artist: All Saints Song: Chick Fit … Continue reading Pop Essays #16: All Saints, ‘Chick Fit’
It's time - as we do every Thursday at midday - to bring you another pop classic that never was and give it the time to shine it deserves with Pop Essays. This week: our first single release of this series that (unjustly) failed to chart... Artist: Andrea Corr Song: Champagne From A Straw Release … Continue reading Pop Essays #15: Andrea Corr, ‘Champagne From A Straw’
Welcome to this week's Pop Essays, our regular series offering a chance to revisit some of the lesser started gems of pop music and rightly giving them the chance to shine. This week: an early discovery from one of the biggest shows on British TV in the 00s that truly didn't deserve to get away... … Continue reading Pop Essays #14: Maria Lawson, ‘Sleepwalking’
There are many great things that the advancement of mobile technology has given us over the years since we inherited a stocky old brick of a Sony Ericsson from our sister via our late uncle, the same phone that had survived an unfortunate baptism in a bucket of undiluted bleach. Over the last two decades, … Continue reading An Airplane M-Ode.
Readers may recall that back at Christmas I wrote about my personal ranking of festive chocolate. I said a couple of things in that particular blog post which I think I need to add a couple of disclaimers on. Firstly, I said that Christmas was my main time of year to eat chocolate. Secondly, I … Continue reading Cadbury Mini Eggs are the God of all Easter chocolate: discuss.
Howdy! Firstly before we start a quick Happy Easter to you all. Secondly - time for this week's Pop Essays, as we revisit another lost gem of a track from the mists of pop time. This week: one of the greatest songs you've probably never heard by the greatest pop production team of the 00s... … Continue reading Pop Essays #13: Frank, ‘Never Left A Girl’
Welcome to this week's Pop Essays, as I cast my eye over another lost gem from my music listening adventures of the last two decades or so and give previously overlooked moments of brilliance the spotlight they deserve. Without any ado, let's get down to this week's one... Artist: Tyler James Song: Why Do I … Continue reading Pop Essays #12: Tyler James, ‘Why Do I Do?’