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Mar 15

Why We Hate Emo Kids (Apparently) (410 comments) This is a Master's Thesis waiting to happen. Adam
KYLIE MINOGUE – “Spinning Around” (64 comments) @59, etc: "Not as good as Jumpin' Jumpin'" is setting the bar very high indeed. That run of four … Ed

Mar 15

KIND OF BLEUGH, or seven better stand-alone ways into jazz in the early age of the long-playing disc (possibly) (30 comments) Of course by the late 60s, "rock" is the word of wide as-yet-undefined potential, and jazz is increasingly defined against … pˆnk s lord sükråt cunctør
U2 – “The Fly” (101 comments) Critic watch: Michaelangelo Matos (USA) - Top 100 Singles of the 1990s (2001) 101 Woxy.com (USA) - Modern Rock 500 Songs … hectorthebat
UB40 – “I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You” (59 comments) Despite knowing UB40's hits since a very young age here in Canada, I only recently started listening to their albums … Adam
CLIFF RICHARD – “Saviour’s Day” (81 comments) I'm sorry folks, I know this guy is a national hero and someone every good Englishman aspires to be, but … Adam
KYLIE MINOGUE AND JASON DONOVAN – “Especially For You” (46 comments) Hm... an analysis of the influence of SAW on early 90s family sitcom theme songs would be fun. I can't … Adam
ATB – “9PM (Til I Come)” (92 comments) @Tom- The vocal sample is ultimately lifted from the a cappella of this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUYQQF3Ijrg I'm not sure … Chinny Reckon
THE OUTHERE BROTHERS – “Boom Boom Boom” (70 comments) I'm sure I remember Mark Goodier playing the explicit version of this on the Radio One Top 40 once during … Chinny Reckon

Mar 15

BRYAN ADAMS – “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” (145 comments) Critic watch: 1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1002 Bob Merserau (Canada) - … hectorthebat
Popular ’80 (131 comments) New boy Steve Wright gets another go. Stripy blazer but decides not to go with the straw boater. The Rubbish … speedwell54
SONIQUE – “It Feels So Good” (38 comments) @36- You have to be careful in that regard though Tom, I would not be surprised if many sources incorrectly … Chinny Reckon
THE VENGABOYS – “We’re Going To Ibiza!” (38 comments) @20- "The result being that Roy becomes unquestionably the dominant male figure in the group." I would say that the dominant … Chinny Reckon
TIFFANY – “I Think We’re Alone Now” (75 comments) Any pop fans out there who find celebrity culture fascinating will enjoy this eponymous documentary, which matter-of-factly deals with two … Adam

Mar 15

EUROPE – “The Final Countdown” (102 comments) Ultimate example of the Joy of Schlock... can't hear it without a vision of Gob Bluth, can't consider it outside … Adam
THE COMMUNARDS – “Don’t Leave Me This Way” (45 comments) 3 for me... Third-rate major-key lift of Tragedy. Adam
Popular ’85 (72 comments) Fitting that my birth year was the lowpoint of pop... my best friend, also a music geek born a week … Adam
T REX – “Hot Love” (160 comments) I used to be recommended this blog by my cousin. I'm not positive whether or not this put up is … green theory
FOREIGNER – “I Want To Know What Love Is” (60 comments) Woohoo [stork-boy] Stork boy! [stork-boy] Learned something new today, as Like a Virgin was #1 in Canada I believe... which … Adam

Mar 15

COLOR ME BADD – “I Wanna Sex You Up” (61 comments) Critic watch: 1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1002 Bruce Pollock (USA) - … hectorthebat