The Story of Pop: 1999 (Chapter 46)

It's midday, it's Thursday, and time as always for us to hop aboard our little musical pre-Y2K pop tardis we like to call The Story of Pop: 1999. This week: a second chart topper for a man who had one of the top 10 biggest selling albums for two years running... At the start of … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 1999 (Chapter 46)

Take That are the best boyband ever. Discuss.

On the eve of their 30th anniversary since formation, I have to say it. Take That are the best boyband ever. Don't agree with me? It's OK, BTS and Phixx fans the land over. I can understand your protestations you're hurling from behind your screens right now. But I must tell you categorically that you … Continue reading Take That are the best boyband ever. Discuss.

Christmas Song Advent Calendar 2018: Day 19

ARTIST: Robbie Williams SONG: Walk This Sleigh When you consider the source of today's song - the B-side to his career defining 'Angels' in 1997 - one would naturally think that 'Walk This Sleigh' would be the Robster's festive rewriting of Run DMC / Aerosmith's seminal duet 'Walk This Way'. https://youtu.be/owQ5I5gfmnM It instead finds the … Continue reading Christmas Song Advent Calendar 2018: Day 19