Alphabeat exerted a certain fascination on the British public in 2008 - for precisely three singles. The fourth, annoyingly, was AMAZING.
Saluting the fallen girl bands of our time: it's the here today, gone today story of the Thunderbugs.
The best wintry ballad of the decade.
In which Gloria Estefan hitches a ride with Pharrell Williams, unfortunately just before he fitted new wheels on his wagon.
Work hard, do good things and all your dreams will come true: not strictly the case when you're a pop star in this day and age.
Every chirpy pop star must at some point become a Frowning Concept (thank you Neil Tennant for that phrase), and Gina G's turn came with this lovely dreamy ballad. Note also cut-price version of Kylie's "Put Yourself in My Place" video.