I went to see Aladdin last month and it took me way back to the original Disney’s Aladdin released 27 years ago. Oh dear, most of Instagram hipsters hadn’t even been born yet. Aladdin was my favorite Disney’s movie throughout my entire childhood and it gave me a whole new perspective on the exoticism of …
This playlist particularly celebrates the rise of female singers in the early 1990s. From the 8-octave range rising star Mariah Carey, cheerleader/choreographer-turned singer Paula Abdul, Australian heartthrob Kylie Minogue to the one-hit wonders Shanice and Crystal Waters. And don’t forget the Mancunian Lisa Stansfield! After the success of her debut album “Affection” in 1989, Stansfield …
From Northern Soul to Manchester seemed like a place to be if you were a (pop) music enthusiast in the 1990s.
The 1990s was when my musical taste reached its peak.
This year’s birthday playlist represents my favourite songs each year, from the year I was born to 2018.
Before Spice Girls and All Saints there were.. Shampoo. And after all, “Girl Power” was a single by Shampoo, not Spice Girls.
..or 1994 in 94 minutes.I never really realised how defining 1994 was for me until recently. Basically, almost all of my favourite songs of all time were released in that year, including Erasure’s “Always”, Pet Shop Boys’s “Liberation”, and the Lightning Seeds’s “Lucky You”.
Despite having an even more depressing year, 2018 was not so bad in terms of musical experience.
It’s time for another #ThrowbackThursday playlist from the year 1998 and this month it features 24 songs of male vocals.
A birthday playlist.