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Sep 22

TUBEWAY ARMY – “Are ‘Friends’ Electric?” (112 comments) I thought the song was our friend electric when I heard it on the radio I remember thinking electricity is… Mark Garton
ELTON JOHN – “Candle In The Wind ’97” / “Something About The Way You Look Tonight” (148 comments) Now it starts. Kinitawowi

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Sep 22

THE LOVE AFFAIR – “Everlasting Love” (117 comments) Steve Ellis is fabulous, then and now. I would also like to know who the drummer and the guitarists are. Marissa Berns

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Aug 22

S CLUB 7 – “Don’t Stop Movin'” (79 comments) This one, if I remember, got a good deal more critical respect at the time than their earlier ones. It… Mr Tinkertrain
EMMA BUNTON – “What Took You So Long?” (26 comments) Good Lord, shallow teenage me was a big fan of Emma in a skimpy dress in the video for this… Mr Tinkertrain
HEAR’SAY – “Pure And Simple” (59 comments) I never watched Popstars (or, indeed, any of the subsequent reality TV pop shows) so I didn't know about any… Mr Tinkertrain
WESTLIFE – “Uptown Girl” (30 comments) The reference to Bob The Builder in the video (after he kept them off Christmas #1) is amusing, so I'll… Mr Tinkertrain

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Aug 22

DARIUS – “Colourblind” (43 comments) RIP Darius. Colourblind remains an enjoyable enough listen to my ears. Perhaps my 5/10 was a little stingy, so 6/10… Gareth Parker

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Aug 22

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN AND JOHN TRAVOLTA – “You’re The One That I Want” (144 comments) RIP Olivia. Gareth Parker
LEANN RIMES – “Can’t Fight The Moonlight” (36 comments) And I’m back for the first time in a year or two(?) The movie was bad after all, looking back.… CriticSez
ATOMIC KITTEN – “Whole Again” (54 comments) Amusingly, this one made it back into the charts last year, retitled "Southgate You're The One (Football's Coming Home Again)"… Mr Tinkertrain
LIMP BIZKIT – “Rollin’ (Air Raid Vehicle)” (118 comments) Metal chart-toppers are a rare beast indeed. Europe, if they count, got there with what was basically a novelty song… Mr Tinkertrain
JENNIFER LOPEZ – “Love Don’t Cost A Thing” (40 comments) Suppose it's worth noting that latterly, since most of the comments in this thread, J-Lo achieved a good deal more… Mr Tinkertrain

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Aug 22

BERLIN – “Take My Breath Away” (61 comments) (Double-checking my facts, Top Gun was a much bigger hit in the UK - and bigger internationally than Beverly Hills… Mark M

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Aug 22

THE SUPREMES – “Baby Love” (13 comments) And it's goodbye to Lamont Dozier, the middle one of one of the all-time great songwriting teams whose work this… enitharmon

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Aug 22

THE SEEKERS – “I’ll Never Find Another You” (14 comments) Farewell Judith Durham, a big part of Aussie pop history and the voice of a 60s that hasn't hardened into… Huw Thomas
THE SEEKERS – “The Carnival Is Over” (26 comments) Farewell Judith Durham, a big part of Aussie pop history and the voice of a 60s that hasn't hardened into… Huw Thomas

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Aug 22

MARIAH CAREY AND WESTLIFE – “Against All Odds” (48 comments) Worth noting that Mariah's most recent US #1 prior to this was a team-up with 98 Degrees for the truly… Mr Tinkertrain

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Aug 22

SPILLER – “Groovejet (If This Ain’t Love)” (110 comments) I didn't get the fuss about this at the time and still don't. It's pleasant enough and has a decent… Mr Tinkertrain

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Aug 22

THE CORRS – “Breathless” (62 comments) As mentioned above, an odd sort of peak for the Corrs, this - they'd become huge in 98/99 with Talk… Mr Tinkertrain