‘American Life’ launched an infamous period of Madonna’s career, and was as confronting, challenging and unintentionally amusing as a lead single could be.
There was a sizeable market for a song like ‘A Mind Of Its Own’, even if it wasn’t one you’d typically associate with Victoria Beckham.
‘Overprotected’ marked Britney Spears’ first true emancipation from her girl-next-door persona as she rejected many of the values she’d previously embodied.
Following her re-launch as a mainstream pop star, ‘(There’s Gotta Be) More To Life’ saw Stacie Orrico go back to her origins and achieve her biggest hit.
For their second single, S Club 7 went on an all-out offensive to firmly establish their brand identity with the brilliant ‘S Club Party’.
On behalf of pop fans everywhere, we apologise to Mandy Moore – for when it comes to her second single ‘I Wanna Be With You’ – we got it very, very wrong.
With R&B and rock ruling the charts, Stacie Orrico’s arrival with her debut single ‘Stuck’ heralded the welcome resurgence of pop music.