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.
Welcome one, welcome all to the last in the present series of #ThrowbackTunesday, our weekly look back at five classic UK chart hits from this week in the last 25 years. It's the last one for twofold reasons. Firstly, this coming Saturday is 1st December, which means our Christmas Song Advent Calendar is back for … Continue reading #ThrowbackTunesday: Episode 43
Happy Tuesday one and all! Time for your weekly journey in the musical time machine we call #ThrowbackTunesday. You know the drill. Five acts. Five UK chart storming hits from this exact week in the last 25 years. One playlist. One profiled favourite. It really is that simple. So let's see which huge hits of … Continue reading #ThrowbackTunesday: Episode 25
We're bringing you lots of new features for 2018 on the blog - and here comes another one for you right now. We love ourselves a good throwback to the hits of the past, and so it's the start of a new series of blogs today called #ThrowbackTunesday. Here's how it works. Every Tuesday, we … Continue reading #ThrowbackTunesday: Episode 1
With "The X Factor" now run aground into a pitiful former shadow of itself (Honey G. Let's just leave it there, shall we?) and "The Voice" now having flown the nest to ITV where it's become a harsher, duller version of what it did before (also dispersing of Marvin Humes and Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky … Continue reading #CrazyStupidTV: Let it Shine (BBC One, 7th January)