The lead single from Louise’s second album had clear ambitions to further broaden her popularity…even if it sounded vaguely familiar.
Kelly Clarkson – Never Again
‘Never Again’ is about the only part of a difficult third album campaign for Kelly Clarkson where any focus was on the music.
Mini Viva – I Wish
Mini Viva’s second single wasn’t given a fair chance to be the hit it deserved thanks to some baffling decision-making by their record label.
Britney Spears – Me Against The Music (Feat. Madonna)
‘Me Against The Music’ was a well-timed collaboration between Britney Spears and Madonna, emerging from the fallout of their VMAs kiss.
Boyzone – Picture Of You
Boyzone broke with their trademark boyband balladry to team up with Mr Bean(!) for the retro-inspired ‘Picture Of You’.
Vanilla – No Way No Way
Were Vanilla the result of a record label bet or was ‘No Way No Way’ a genuine attempt to launch a pop act? Some things are best left a mystery.
Eternal – Just A Step From Heaven
There was no going back for Eternal after ‘Just A Step From Heaven’, which asserted their position as one of the biggest acts in the UK.
Mighty Morph’n Power Rangers – Power Rangers
Simon Cowell’s attempt to cash-in on the Power Rangers phenomenon resulted in an impressive piece of fan-service with an almighty twist.
Liberty – Thinking It Over
Despite being labelled ‘Flopstars’ by the press, Liberty had other ideas and made their chart debut with a very credible track.
Samantha Mumba – I’m Right Here
‘I’m Right Here’ proved to be an unexpectedly short-lived sentiment for Samantha Mumba when her big comeback faltered.
Abs – Stop Sign
Continuing in his bid for solo stardom, Abs released the retro-infused ‘Stop Sign’ as a long overdue second single.
Nicole Scherzinger – Don’t Hold Your Breath
After several false starts, ‘Don’t Hold Your Breath’ earned Nicole Scherzinger the level of commercial success she deserved.