The final (proper) single from Bucks Fizz, and if you ask me they saved the best for last.
Australia: REALLY good at pop. We shall be spending more time there...
When we last bumped into the Human League, they were on the verge of great things. We now rejoin them on the brink of disaster. Hooray!
The 90s dance cover version is often enough to make the blood run cold, but this one gets Stewart's pumpin'...
Jack Antonoff, putting the fun. into the pop side project.
Hooked on classics: charting pop music's use of Symphony No.5 by Jean Sibelius. Wait, come back!
Niall on the 'Nile. It had to happen eventually.
Pop stars: leading more interesting lives than you and I since, well, forever.
1988, and Five Star become a Leather Proposition.
Summer is coming.
1981. There has been an awakening. Have you felt it?
In any other industry, a knock-off might be considered a bad thing. In pop, as Dan Poliak explains, it's often anything but.
First there was the Power Ballad. And then, thanks to Alphaville, came the NUCLEAR POWER BALLAD.
Dan Poliak, invoking the memory of the Spice Girls to make a point about AC/DC and the Fist Pump Anthem. Business as usual then.
Girl Power, a decade early: it's the brilliant Mint Juleps.
No more champagne and the fireworks are through - the holiday season may be over, but Stewart can still spare a thought for a song that was lost in the Christmas rush 34 years ago.