One amazing - and surprising - positive of lockdown has been something (or rather, some ladies) we didn't think we'd be seeing or indeed talking about again in the collective sense, let alone in the current climate. Chiefly, the weekly digital reissue of every single released by our British-Irish girl group faves from ten years … Continue reading Our definitive ranking of all of The Saturdays’ singles.
It's not unfair to say that there are two areas of programming the BBC have struggled greatly with in the last decade and a half. One: making Saturday night telly unmissable during those times of the year when Strictly Come Dancing isn't on the air. Two: making a show centred around pop music actually unmissable … Continue reading #CrazyStupidTV: The HitList (BBC One, 25th May)
Two rather big developments have happened regarding my absolute fave Olly Murs this last week. First, is that I finally announced last Monday evening that my wot fansite I used to run and edit about him is returning in the new year (more of which here). The second, is that adding to his other titles … Continue reading #CrazyStupidTV: Happy Hour With Olly Murs (ITV, 15th December)
Apologies for being slightly late to the #AwesomeBoresome-ness this week. Blame this on the fact that I am currently fending off a sore throat and thus have the energy and attention span of a fruit fly. Being slightly ill isn't one of my #Boresomes though, but there are a couple of things that are. So … Continue reading #AwesomeBoresome (Week ending 19/04/2015)
The post pop group solo career is a tricky, some might say unforgiving mistress to navigate. For every success story - Beyoncé, Robbie or Justin selling out stadiums and shifting albums by the bucketload, there's a thousand Abz, Lisa Scott-Lees or Appletons starring in Z-list reality shows and being dropped like hot potatoes from their … Continue reading Beating again: the rebirth of Marvin Humes