Oh my darling, look my way.
Do something else. Do my eyebrows.
Why do some pop stars only ever seem to have hits here with duets or movie themes? It's all so unfair.
They sold more albums than Kate Bush or Tears for Fears in 1989, but will anybody these days admit to buying a London Boys record? I will, obviously.
Everybody loves a happy ending, but for the longest time it looked like Tears for Fears weren't going to get one.
Niall on the 'Nile. It had to happen eventually.
It's 1989 and Liza Minnelli issues an apology.
Here's a little story and you're sure to like it - Dan Poliak on everyone's homegirl, Paula Abdul.
We now return to the bottomless well that is Atmospheric French Pop.
Danny Wilson and the problem with perfection - how Mary's Prayer turned into a curse.
Dan Poliak on Young MC, rap's big breakthrough and Bette Midler samples.
To quote Patrick Juvet, I love America. And to quote Madonna, I love New York. For a person from a small town in Scotland, it was a place I’d only ever […]
"I'd rather not have to hear about your other girls on your expense account."
A mere 9 months after Songs of Innocence-gate, the moment it became abundantly clear that Bono, The Edge and co. couldn’t even give their music away, it’s hard to imagine […]
My esteemed colleague and Popvoid’s Mr Big, Niall McMurray, has already discussed the concept of an artist entering his or her Imperial Phase, and today we explore the moment when […]
When the news broke in 1988 that Siobhan Fahey was leaving Bananarama I was positively aghast. The ‘rams were – and remain – my all time favourite girl group and it was […]
One of the great forgotten pleasures is the ritual of going into a record shop on a Monday morning and flicking through the new releases. The late eighties were an especially great […]
…in which Cyndi Lauper channels Ben E. King and demonstrates what it would be like to have someone go through a complete emotional breakdown right in front of you, all in the space of three minutes. […]