FT – Comments

Oct 14

BOYZONE – “You Needed Me” (50 comments) But how would anyone know if you were singing it badly or just authentically ;-) Tommy Mack
FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD – “Relax” (104 comments) Mike Reid, perhaps the definition of a Situationist prank.. ;) Patrick Mexico
WESTLIFE – “Swear It Again” (82 comments) Mark G @ 69: my complaint isn't really that Westlife should view their roles as 'just a job', more that … Tommy Mack
T REX – “Hot Love” (162 comments) Not me for a kickoff! Mark G

Oct 14

THE TAMPERER featuring MAYA – “Feel It” (46 comments) Just to put this straight, the verse lyrics are DIRECTLY SAMPLED from the Urban Discharge track- they have not been … Russell
THE BACKSTREET BOYS – “I Want It That Way” (23 comments) "Better than most other boybands" still doesn't get as far as good, I'm afraid. Throw in All The Small Teengs … Kinitawowi
BRITNEY SPEARS – “…Baby One More Time” (138 comments) Oh, I see. I thought of it as online slang. Google's showing nearly half a million hits for "thanks for … Rory
THE JAM – “A Town Called Malice”/”Precious” (56 comments) Critic watch: (ATCM): 1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1002 Michaelangelo Matos (USA) … hectorthebat

Oct 14

BLONDIE – “Maria” (81 comments) I'm picking up on a Catholic theme in this one. All those 'ave Marias' and 'a million and one candlelights'. … anto
LENNY KRAVITZ – “Fly Away” (50 comments) Kravitz always struck me as the kind of rock star trying way too hard to be liked and one of … ciaran
ARMAND VAN HELDEN – “You Don’t Know Me” (20 comments) What came first the Bada Bing club in the sopranos or this video?! A highly agreeable dancefloor hit from the time … ciaran
BLONDIE – “The Tide Is High” (49 comments) # 48 - Yep, it's clear that poor old Holty didn't make it through the night... Blame Erithian for that one, … Jimmy the Swede
KRAFTWERK – “The Model”/”Computer Love” (67 comments) Critic Watch: TM: 1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1-1001 Treble (USA) - … hectorthebat
THE OFFSPRING – “Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)” (57 comments) A few local lads close to where I lived setup a band in 1995 with all complete rock and grunge … ciaran
911 – “A Little Bit More” (58 comments) A fairly weak cover of a song that was nothing to write home about in the first place. 911 weren't … ciaran

Oct 14

FATBOY SLIM – “Praise You” (24 comments) I loved this at the time and it felt like a certain Number 1 given the momentum Cook had for … ciaran
Populist (111 comments) As of 19th Oct 2014, Tom has just posted the May 99 Backstreet Boys "I Want It That Way". The … Alan
Popular: The 80s (29 comments) WOO - 21 records each one number 1 for 2 days. carrying on… 86 started with West End Girls and … Alan
BEE GEES – “You Win Again” (57 comments) I've started listening to this one again quite heavily, and that prompted me to remind myself of what kind of … 23 Daves
MARK MORRISON – “Return Of The Mack” (80 comments) For once, I disagree with Tom. Morrison had indeed created a passable facsimile of US R&B but, even at the … mrdiscopop