Ola Svensson – Natalie Released: 6th JuneTrivia: Ola (a Swedish Idol contestant) used to be a boring balladeer, so I was quite shocked to discover this piece of jaunty poptasticness was his doing, and it’s not a one-off as he now really is a proper pop star. Next year he will even be in Melodifestivalen,… Continue reading The 20th Most Poptastic Single of 2007
Month: December 2007
The 21st Most Poptastic Single of 2007
Darren Hayes – On The Verge of Something Wonderful Released: 6th AugustTrivia: I didn’t even know until I read it on Wikipedia just now that Janice Dickinson appears in this video. Then again, I have never watched a whole episode of America’s Next Top Model and missed the entirety of I’m A Celeb this year,… Continue reading The 21st Most Poptastic Single of 2007
The 22nd Most Poptastic Single of 2007
September – Can’t Get Over Released: 20th JuneTrivia: I spent most of my summer sympathising with this single. How depressing!Best bits: 1. You know I can’t get over and I don’t know why2. And I go to sleep and leave it in tomorrow, but I wake up screaming halfway through the night3. You! Don’t wanna… Continue reading The 22nd Most Poptastic Single of 2007
The 23rd Most Poptastic Single of 2007
Amy Diamond – Stay My Baby Released: 23rd NovemberTrivia: This is the latest single to be released from Max Martin’s hit factory, and I’m very pleased to note that he’s back to his late 90s sound – this could easily be from Robyn or Britney’s first album. A great direction for both Max and Amy.Best… Continue reading The 23rd Most Poptastic Single of 2007
The 24th Most Poptastic Single of 2007
Magnus Carlsson – Live Forever Released: MarchTrivia: Even before this song had been first performed on Melodifestivalen this year, Magnus had told us to expect a modern version of Take On Me, and we certainly got it. Sadly he only came 5th in his semi-final, not even reaching the second chance round, but nonetheless Live… Continue reading The 24th Most Poptastic Single of 2007
The 25th Most Poptastic Single of 2007
Melody Club – Fever Fever Released: 17th JanuaryTrivia: Melody Club come from Växjö in Sweden, the same city as The Ark! I wonder if everyone there has silly hair-dos and sparkly jackets?Best bits: 1. Fever fever leave my heart alone2. Still my fading heart beats for your loooove3. Nobody’s aaangel!
Damn those Swedes and their similar names!
When I heard that Måns Zelmerlöw had duetted with Magnus Carlsson on a new version of All I Want For Christmas Is You, I was understandably excited. Not only were two of my favourite pop boys singing a duet, but the song choice suggested Måns had come out as gay and he and Magnus were… Continue reading Damn those Swedes and their similar names!
Top of the Poptastic!
The best of November… 1. Miley Cyrus – See You Again2. BWO – Give Me The Night3. Rihanna – Don’t Stop The Music4. Amy Diamond – Stay My Baby5. BWO – Destiny Of Love (remix)6. Pat Monahan – Her Eyes7. Anouk – Good God8. Backstreet Boys – Helpless When She Smiles9. Cascada – What Hurts… Continue reading Top of the Poptastic!