Almost two years after her first top 40 single, Ellie Campbell was back with one of the best songs Britney Spears never recorded.
The first major break in the established Britney Spears formula saw her perform an epic ballad co-written by Shania Twain.
As a product of Pete Waterman’s intent to push back against changing chart trends, Pop! made a strong argument with ‘Heaven and Earth’.
The final Christmas chart battle of the millennium(!) saw Steps enter the fray with their take on a Kylie Minogue classic.
Coming off the back of a greatest hits collection and amid rumours of an impending split, Steps wouldn’t leave us with a ballad…would they?
‘To Love Once Again’ was probably the song that needed to make a decisive move for Solid HarmoniE. And it did…but in the wrong direction.
Every pop act has to start somewhere, even if that place is techno-country line dancing. It’s time to begin, now count it in…
Released: 4th November 2002 Writers: Jake Hooker / Alan Merrill Peak position: #13 Chart run: 13-21-31-40-44-52-68-X-75 The existence of I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll as an album track – let alone a single – goes straight to the heart of a struggle that was increasingly apparent to see during the Britney campaign. This was intended […]
‘Larger Than Life’ is perhaps the most fitting representation of a group – and a brand of pop music – that had reached its apex.
‘Stomp’ earned Steps a long overdue second #1 single, even if it wasn’t necessarily a song that showcased them at their very best.
‘It’s Gonna Be Me’ siphoned the essence of *NSYNC’s ‘No Strings Attached album’ down into an immense three-and-a-half-minute pop package.
The arrival of Britney Spears saw Ellie Campbell’s second single, ‘So Many Ways’ suddenly take her in an entirely new direction.