A tale of Two People: how a winning formula doesn't always, er, win.
Belgian pop with a cinematic twist? Ca plane pour moi...
From the file marked "Why Isn't This Person a Huge Star Yet?", it's the quite brilliant Florrie.
Now That's What I Call Stalking.
The tricky art of going out on a high and how almost no-one gets it right.
The union of Frowning Concepts Terry Hall and Dave Stewart produces unexpectedly uplifting results.
In which we ask the question: are pop stars on a hiding to nothing when they borrow the title of a famous song?
Crying at the discotheque: why adding a thumping great beat to a ballad is sometimes a really good idea.
In which Madonna's generosity knows no bounds (wait, come back!)
Filthy German cake-based Hi-NRG from the man they called Fancy. Fancy that!
A spot of religious ecstasy from a band whose fondness for exclamation marks is rivalled only by Shania Twain.
Surrender to the sound.
Breathtakingly exciting giggly jazz-pop courtesy of Akiko and Swing Out Sister.
Niall asks the most important question in pop: what happened to Rachel Stevens' career?
Niall takes us back to the last days of disco, and Diana Ross isn't going down without a fight...
This isn't going to be standard confessional pop - if anything it's pop as evidence.
Another in our occasional "let's restart Emma Bunton's pop career" posts, this time courtesy of a très bon Vanessa Paradis number.
How an incognito Human League predicted both their own future and all of the 80s in one record. Amazing.
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 […]