‘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.
Long before Robert Downey Jr. donned his Iron Man suit, Aqua released ‘Cartoon Heroes’ and brought several comic book icons to the mainstream.
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.