These are the groups for Day 4 of the People’s Pop Poll! Obviously it contains SPOILERS for the day’s matches so if you’d prefer to be surprised read no further! As usual, these are in order from the group with the most-streamed tracks to the one with the least.

Division 1 GROUP 4:

THE CARDIGANS – “Lovefool”: Best-known single by the Swedish indiepop act who surfed the wave of Britpop.

LIPPS INC. – “Funkytown”: Unrepeatable and untouchable global hit by the Minneapolis disco group.

PET SHOP BOYS – “Always On My Mind”: Elvis cover that was Christmas No.1 for the synth duo, marking the height of their “Imperial Phase”.

SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR – “Murder On The Dancefloor”: No.2 disco revival hit for the former theaudience singer in 2001.

Division 2 GROUP 4:

BARRINGTON LEVY – “Here I Come”: Title track from the dancehall veteran’s 1985 LP, since featured on multiple soundtracks, including Grand Theft Auto.

CHIC – “Good Times”: Lead single from the disco maestros 1979 LP Risque, and became the backbone of “Rapper’s Delight” that same year.

JAMIROQUAI – “Virtual Insanity”: 1996 megahit by behatted British funkster, famous for its scenery-shifting video.

LABELLE – “Lady Marmalade”: Earthy 1974 funk/disco smash by soul trio.

Division 3 GROUP 4:

AIMEE MANN – “Save Me”: Single from the Magnolia soundtrack which became a signature solo hit for the ‘Til Tuesday singer.

THE BLUE NILE – “A Walk Across The Rooftops”: Title track from the Scottish melancholists’ 1984 debut album.

THE PROCLAIMERS – “Sunshine On Leith”: Title track from the Scottish duo’s 1988 LP, and already a World Cup winner, having won the cup of Football Anthems in 2018.

REM – “The Great Beyond”: The Athens, GA indie legends’ highest-charting UK single, from the 2001 Man In The Moon film. 

Division 4 GROUP 4:

BLACKOUT CREW – “Put A Donk On It”: Boshing advice from Mancunian bouncy house outfit, from their 2009 LP Time 2 Shine.

JEFF WAYNE – “Eve Of The War”: Rock-operatic adaptation of the H.G.Wells’ invasion tale, with Richard Burton providing the intro.

THE RUBBERBANDITS – “Horse Outside”: Irish comedy act’s stab at the 2010 Xmas number one, a near miss.

URBAN HYPE – “A Trip To Trumpton”: Toytown techno duo’s 1992 hit, built around the theme from rural village puppet show Trumpton.

Division 5 GROUP 4:

BLACKALICIOUS – “Swan Lake”: 1994 debut single from rapper Gift Of Gab and DJ Chief XCel.

L’TRIMM – “Cars That Go Boom”: Florida hip-hop duo Lady Tigra and Bunny D bring you a 1988 paean to the automotive low end.

MEGAN THEE STALLION ft BEYONCE – “Savage (Remix)”: Hot rapper Megan Thee Stallion brought Beyonce in for this remix of her 2020 TikTok hit “Savage”. 

THE ROCK STEADY CREW – “Hey You! The Rock Steady Crew”: 1983 hit from breakdancing crew who appeared in films like Wild Style and Flashdance

Division 6 GROUP 4:

CAM’RON – “My Job”: 2009 song about the trials of working life by the New York rapper.

DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS – “This Is What She’s Like”: The longest song in the poll, a 12-minute epic and the lead single from the Birmingham band’s Don’t Stand Me Down.

DJ RASHAD – “In The Club Before Eleven O’Clock”: 2007 track by Chicago producer and footwork pioneer.

THE MOUNTAIN GOATS – “Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back To Leeds”: This fantasia about the Sisters Of Mercy frontman comes from the indie veterans’ 2017 LP Goths.