‘The Last Goodbye’ is a perfect example of why Atomic Kitten’s reputation as purveyors of mid-tempo balladry was well-deserved.
Using an inspired sample, Atomic Kitten’s third single ‘I Want Your Love’ is arguably the best example of what the group were conceived to be.
Innocent Records sat on the idea to cover ‘The Tide Is High’ for a few years, before Atomic Kitten finally took the song back to #1.
‘Eternal Flame’ is a song that didn’t really need to be covered, but Atomic Kitten weren’t about to be dissuaded from doing it anyway.
Atomic Kitten’s second single, ‘See Ya’, was about as carefree and uncomplicated as bubblegum pop music could be.
After several top ten hits, along came a mid-tempo ballad that almost changed the trajectory of Atomic Kitten’s career entirely.
‘You Are’ was a surefire hit to round off Atomic Kitten’s debut album…but ended up not being released at all in the UK.
The lead single from Atomic Kitten’s second album might have been called ‘It’s OK!’, but they needn’t have been so modest.
As the final single from Atomic Kitten’s second album, ‘Love Doesn’t Have To Hurt’ had an important link to the group’s legacy.
For better or for worse, the brash pop of Atomic Kitten 1.0 was swiftly traded for the MOR pop of Atomic Kitten 2.0