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Tag: Kelly Clarkson

Fantasia – I Believe

It’s a tricky thing being the winner of a TV pop music talent contest. On the one hand, a win can lead to worldwide fame and massive chart success (Kelly […]

Carrie Underwood – Before He Cheats

In the U.S. country has been the most popular radio format for the last ten years. Country radio is everywhere, and its corresponding hits regularly feature on the Billboard Top […]

Jewel – Intuition

Here’s a classic example of one of the most common and potentially fatal pitfalls faced by many artists as they endeavour to keep their careers moving forward: The Dramatic U-turn from […]

Jill Sobule – Supermodel

Sometimes I think I take pop a bit too seriously, because it irks me to this day that Jill Sobule isn’t a superstar. In the mid-nineties I was briefly part […]

Kelly Clarkson – Catch My Breath

There’s a slightly strange phenomenon in pop that I like to call Crap Single From a Greatest Hits Syndrome and it is surprisingly common. Many such collections are marred by the inclusion […]

Susanna Hoffs – My Side of the Bed

A certain type of person will thrill with anticipation when they look at a song’s credits and see the names Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg, because they know that unless things have gone horribly, […]