Five years ago I was obsessed with European pop music. Mainland Europe was excelling at both the traditional Europop (or more accurately Eurodance) sound and all the other genres that make up pop. But nowadays I’m as likely to find my new favourite song in the UK or US as in the Swedish, Dutch or… Continue reading Popping the Question: Is it time for Europe to reclaim Europop?
Something I often think about is whether it’s better to have bad pop music in the charts or no pop music at all. While it would be awful to see no pop acts in the top ten (as was regularly the case in the early/mid-’00s) I think it’s even worse if the chart is full… Continue reading Popping The Question: Is Bad Pop Better Than No Pop?