Popular – Comments

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Jan 21

GARY BARLOW – “Forever Love” (66 comments) I laughed out loud at the 1 for this; a mark that's both harsh and eminently justifiable. He really has… benson_79

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Jan 21

WESTLIFE – “Mandy” (7 comments) We’re not gonna end the countdown on a Westlife song, are we?? Jan

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Jan 21

BABYLON ZOO – “Spaceman” (139 comments) I did quite like this at the time, and being vehemently anti-dance I wasn't bothered by the speeded-up bit beyond… benson_79
RICKY MARTIN – “Livin’ La Vida Loca” (51 comments) Mr. Martin and the Foundation have been very active in their fight to denounce and put an end to this… Shawnette

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Jan 21

ATOMIC KITTEN – “Eternal Flame” (25 comments) Totally agree with the review. A toothless and soulless band, the exact opposite of Girl Power. Music for people who… Jan P.

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Jan 21

BLUR – “Country House” (187 comments) Someone upthread correctly nailed this as panto, but a truly mirthless version thereof. You could go so far as to… benson_79

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Jan 21

OASIS – “Some Might Say” (278 comments) A great thread and a very fair review from Tom. I agree with almost all the criticisms expressed towards Oasis,… benson_79

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Jan 21

STARSHIP – “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” (114 comments) 9th May 1968 Songs are what a wonderful world by Louis Armstrong Lone Stone nothing gonna stop us now those… Jane Lesley Wall
THE OUTHERE BROTHERS – “Don’t Stop (Wiggle Wiggle)” (54 comments) Being an atypically prim and proper teenager (in my defence my mum was a devout Christian who never uttered a… benson_79

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Jan 21

Popular ’94 (60 comments) First time I've voted None of the Above, having started from the very beginning. One thing I've enjoyed about Popular… benson_79

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Jan 21

WET WET WET – “Love Is All Around” (85 comments) Teenage me came out of the cinema post-Four Weddings feeling genuinely exhilarated - it pushed all my sentimental buttons and… benson_79
BAND AID – “Do They Know It’s Christmas” (119 comments) And the number 2 is now officially bunnied. I wonder if, when Popular gets that far, there'll be a discussion… Kinitawowi

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Dec 20

STILTSKIN – “Inside” (107 comments) These lyrics are quite the enigma aren't they? For instance, who is the corpulent fella with the balance issues? Maybe… benson_79

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Dec 20

THE SHADOWS – “Foot Tapper” (9 comments) Surprised to see this score so low. The jaunty palm-muted guitar work is very different from the reverby whammy-bar happy… Callum Stewart
TOMCRAFT – “Loneliness” (17 comments) https://burningseriess.at/ sarenity5

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Dec 20

DOOP – “Doop” (68 comments) Is your objection to the concept, the materials, the execution? What would a good version of this sound like? Andrew F

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Dec 20

THE BEE GEES – “Night Fever” (226 comments) I recommended DJDiscoCatV2’s ‘Disco Purrfection’ mix of 'Night Fever' above (5 years ago!). He recently debuted a 1 hour+ 'Monster… swanstep

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Dec 20

D:REAM – “Things Can Only Get Better” (58 comments) Listening to this now, far removed from all that political baggage, it's striking how all over the shop Cunnah's vocal… benson_79

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Dec 20

MEAT LOAF – “I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)” (43 comments) Poor Lorraine Crosby given very short shrift here. I remember watching a making of doc for the video where the… benson_79

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Dec 20

DAVE AND ANSEL COLLINS – “Double Barrel” (60 comments) This is indeed very sad. He was kind and supportive about my contributions on here. hardtogethits