FT – Comments

Oct 14

MADNESS – “House Of Fun” (46 comments) Critic watch: 1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1002 BBC (UK) - Pop … hectorthebat
Popular ’87 (36 comments) TPL on that least 1987 of things, a live double album. punctum
WESTLIFE – “Swear It Again” (84 comments) But between Art and Product, lies a big blurry area called Craft* where technical skills are used to reconcile artistic … Tommy Mack
ALVIN STARDUST – “Jealous Mind” (46 comments) Very sad to hear about Alvin who sounded like a lovely man, as well as being a master of re-invention. wichitalineman
BOYZONE – “You Needed Me” (54 comments) @54: Huh? mapman132
TAKE THAT – “Never Forget” (59 comments) This is a karaoke killer. Everyone assumes it'll be a knees-up singalong - and it is, but only once every … mrdiscopop
THE TAMPERER featuring MAYA – “Feel It” (47 comments) Were you in a bad mood when you got up on Tuesday morning? punctum
FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD – “Relax” (108 comments) #106 - Obligatory companion-piece - https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ELKb-lcW4e0#t=71 weej

Oct 14

The FreakyTrigger Periodic Table (18 comments) 39 is a y Elinor
PAUL MCCARTNEY AND STEVIE WONDER – “Ebony And Ivory” (50 comments) Critic watch: Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of … hectorthebat
T REX – “Hot Love” (162 comments) Not me for a kickoff! Mark G

Oct 14

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