The Story of Pop: 1999 (Chapter 20)

It's Thursday, and time once again to throw back to the final year of pop gloriousness in the 20th century with The Story of Pop: 1999. A question for you this week: what was the biggest selling single of the year to not make the top of the chart? Answer... It's not unfair to say … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 1999 (Chapter 20)

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The Story of Pop: 1999 (Chapter 19)

Offering up the sights and sounds from the turn of the Millennium hit parade, this is The Story of Pop: 1999. And ladies, you may want to steady yourselves, for this week we have one of the world's biggest boybands of all time... It's only when I come to write a new one of these … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 1999 (Chapter 19)

‘Thank ABBA for the Music’ at 20: a defining pop moment of 1999

We have a small confession to make, dear readers. Regular viewers of our retro pop series of posts titled The Story of Pop: 1999 (back this Thursday at midday as always) will remember we featured a lovely if lesser recalled top 10 hit from Catatonia two weeks ago. The reason for this might have seemed … Continue reading ‘Thank ABBA for the Music’ at 20: a defining pop moment of 1999