While not strictly the lead single, ‘Scream If You Wanna Go Faster’ felt a proper introduction to Geri Halliwell’s second album.
Kate Winslet might be a one-hit-wonder, but that was entirely her own choice because ‘What If’ is an epic debut single.
From the opening beats of ‘I’m A Slave 4 U’, it became evident that Britney Spears’ career was about to change forever.
With the newly-remixed ‘I Turn To You’, Melanie C set her sights on conquering the clubs with a single that was so on-trend, it couldn’t possibly fail.
‘You’ll Be Sorry’ saw Steps hit back with a massive ‘f**k you’ (and a brilliant B-side) after years on the receiving end of heartbreak.
With the muted response to their second album, ‘Around The World’ felt like a deliberate attempt to distance Aqua from themselves.
Every so often comes a song that re-defines the trajectory of a pop act. ‘Naked’ didn’t just save Louise’s career. It made her career.
‘Bop Bop Baby’ broke with stool-perching tradition and showcased Westlife being as experimental as they ever were or would be again.
‘Oops!…I Did It Again’ launched Britney Spears’ second album. And it turned out to be one of the most meta-pop moments of all-time.
Mandy Moore’s debut single ‘Candy’ was arguably the truest and most unapologetic representation of the ’90s bubblegum pop sound.
‘Sitting Down Here’ was perfectly composed to slip innocuously onto commercial radio playlists and remain there for years to come.
‘Nobody Wants To Be Lonely’ is a heartfelt ballad, where Ricky Martin and Christina Aguilera convey emotion by bellowing at each other for four minutes.