Thank You For The Music: Hannah Robinson

Hannah Robinson is one of the best writers in the UK when it comes to electro-pop with an emphasis on the pop. She worked on the legendary Come and Get It album by Rachel Stevens and wrote some of my favourite tracks by Annie, Ladyhawke, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Jamelia and Dannii Minogue. In addition she’s worked… Continue reading Thank You For The Music: Hannah Robinson

The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2011 – Part 4

The 10th Most Poptastic Single of 2011 Rihanna – We Found Love Head of a superstar, body of a chimney sweep Released: 22nd SeptWriter: Calvin HarrisTrivia: Much like Example, the main problem with Calvin Harris is his attempt to be a popstar himself. This is proof that he’d be much better off behind the scenes,… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2011 – Part 4

The Gossip

Here’s some of the gossip I’ve picked up on my travels around Planet Pop this week! Spotted watching The Saturdays at Wembley: Parade, MNEK and Jay from S Club Juniors. Another former Junior, Aaron, was one of the dancers! According to reliable pop blogger Trixie¬†this year’s X Factor single was almost With Every Heartbeat by… Continue reading The Gossip

The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2010 – Part 5

The 5th Most Poptastic Single of 2010 Robyn – Indestructible Released: 13th Dec (UK)Trivia: This video marks the moment, nearly 13 years ago, when I first became a fan of Robyn. I remember the moment bizarrely clearly. There was something which immediately resonated with me, which I now know was the combination of a Max… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2010 – Part 5

The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2010 – Part 4

The 10th Most Poptastic Single of 2010 Darin – Lovekiller Released: 13th July (Swe)Trivia: Lovekiller was also the name of the new album Darin released in 2010, which went to no.1 and went gold in its first week. It was an especially important success for Darin as the album marked a change in sound for… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2010 – Part 4

The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2010 – Part 2

The 20th Most Poptastic Single of 2010 Robyn – Fembot Released: 16th April (Swe)Trivia: This was never released as a single in the UK but it was the first single from Body Talk in Sweden, which meant I could include it in my chart! This song always makes me think of British pop’s fembot princess,… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2010 – Part 2