Initially mooted as the lead single for Girls Aloud’s second album, ‘Wake Me Up’ instead served as the fourth – and final – release.
S Club 7 put themselves in contention for the Christmas #1 with ‘Two In A Million’, which was accompanied – of course – by a TV special.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor was already proving herself to be a great pop singer, but ‘Murder On The Dancefloor’ is where she became a star.
Expectations were high for Girls Aloud’s first (proper) post-greatest hits single. But did ‘Sexy! No No No…’ deliver?
‘Long Hot Summer’ is generally regarded as being among Girls Aloud’s worst singles. But it’s not really that bad…is it?
In the face of underlying uncertainty over Girls Aloud’s long-term future, ‘The Show’ could’ve played things safe. Needless to say, it didn’t.
The hits just kept on coming for Sophie Ellis-Bextor as ‘Get Over You’ accompanied a reissue of her debut album.
Despite some fleeting doubts over the song, ‘No Good Advice’ cemented Girls Aloud and Xenomania’s status as a dream partnership.
‘I Won’t Change You’ is a routinely overlooked and disregarded single from Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s second album. But it’s not that bad…is it?
‘You’re My Number One’ is indelibly tied to S Club 7’s formative years in look and sound, but established a reliable formula for the group.
Rachel Stevens’ second single found her sampling David Bowie. But was this work of pop art just a bit too abstract for the mainstream?
‘Everybody’ marked the launch of Hear’Say’s second album. But coming just eight months after their first, was this too much, too soon?