With sensual production, subtle hooks and an avante-garde music video, ‘Chocolate’ was more suited to an art gallery than the charts.
After a rocky year on the charts, the release of ‘X’ was intended to re-launch Liberty X and return them to chart-topping dominance. Alas…
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.
When Lisa Scott-Lee stepped back into the spotlight with her debut single ‘Lately’, it looked for a moment like she might well have the last laugh.
‘Look At Me’ saw Geri Halliwell face her demons head-on as she launched her solo career a year after leaving the Spice Girls.
‘Take Your Shoes Off’ established Margaret Irimia as one of the most important songwriters of the early ’00s…for The Cheeky Girls, at least.
‘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.
S Club Juniors were perhaps the ultimate experiment in turn-of-the-century contingency planning as ‘One Step Closer’ sought to safeguard the S Club brand.
Mandy Moore’s debut single ‘Candy’ was arguably the truest and most unapologetic representation of the ’90s bubblegum pop sound.