‘Never Too Far’ sees Mariah Carey largely shunher trademark vocal gymnastics in favour of a genuinely emotive performance.
Mining the Bee Gees back-catalogue for a hit had worked well for many groups in the late ’90s. So, what could possibly go wrong for One True Voice?
Holly Valance wasn’t afraid to shock. But the biggest surprise with ‘Naughty Girl’ is that it is so much more than a titillating piece of pop fluff.
‘Say You’ll Be Mine’ is a significant – yet oft-overlooked – curio from Steps, as their first single to feature every member of the group on lead vocals.
Billie Piper’s third single ‘She Wants You’ saw our teen pop princess dip a toe into the world of disco-pop, just in time for Christmas!
‘Kiss (When The Sun Don’t Shine’ saw the Vengaboys cheekily return with a new member in tow for the first single from their second album.
‘I Am Blessed’ is – quite simply – one of the best songs Eternal released, delivering a performance easily as good as any by their American counterparts.
‘Real World’ was D-Side’s obligatory ballad for the festive season. But times were changing, and this was a distinctly un-Christmassy affair.
‘Who Do You Love Now? (Stringer)’ was a phenomenal dance comeback for Dannii Minogue and set the tone for her early ’00s career.
But few would have anticipated that Lolly’s festive single ‘Big Boys Don’t Cry’ would transpire to be one of the most chillingly haunting songs of the ‘90s.