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Who needs guitars anyway?

Best Bits
Friday, June 06, 2003
American Life
One of the new singers who is currently doing very well in the US of A is Stacie Orrico. At first I wasn't interested in her as she looked like a rapper girl, totally not my style, but whne I actually gave her single, Stuck, a listen I found out that I had been missing out on a fantastic pop/rock/r'n'b song. Here are some sample lyrics:
I hate you but I love you
I can't stop thinking of you
It's true, I'm stuck on you!

Brilliant! I soon found out she actually started out as a Christian singer (You can't tell at all) and this is her second album. She has a website www.stacieorrico.com, so don't just take my word for it, go and see her brilliance for yourself. If you want to hear another of her songs I recommend (There's Gotta Be) More To Life as an unmissable future hit.

Pop Trivia Question Of The Day
Who's hit song has the winner of American Idol covered?
Scroll down for the answer, as usual.
Thursday, June 05, 2003
When Will They Be Famous?
Today I introduce you to another of my regular features, When Will They Be Famous. It is basically about whichever pop reality show is currently exciting or irritating me. And Pop Idol 2 and Fame Academy 2 are the shows currently doing the job. I found out yesterday that both Gareth's cousin and sister are planning to audition for PI2, but I'm not even going into that. As long as they don't go through, all should be fine.
In Fame Academy news, I found this article about some of the auditionees so far. Not much info yet as there's only been one audition but with London this weekend there should be a bit more news soon. I'll keep you updated!

Pop trivia question of the day:
Name all four members of Scooch
Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see the answer.
Wednesday, June 04, 2003
Video Killed The Radio Star
My video pick of the week is normally to be announced with the new Box Additions on Friday, but this is a special occasion. Click here to see the wonderful new video for the fantastic song, Give Me A Reason by the brilliant boy band Triple 8!

I Just Can't Get You Out Of My Head!
Songs that appeared in my brain today:
Note: I do not approve of all of these songs - only the last one.
Fast Food Rockers - Fast Food Song (I saw the title Food And Fasting in my RE book...)
Eurovision winner from Turkey - Every Way That I Can
Triple 8 - Give Me A Reason

Pop trivia question of the day
Who is Anton OTV's once famous cousin?
Scroll down to see the answer.
Tuesday, June 03, 2003
Pop trivia question of the day:
1. What is the first word of Sound Of The Underground?
Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see the answer.

I Can Read You:
My current reading matter is the Popstars: The Rivals Official Book. I've had it since December, but only just got round to starting it. So far it's been very enjoyable for the following reasons:
1. All the info and pictures of Mikey, Andrew and Nicola.
2. This nameless cutie. Anyone know who he is?
3. The bit where they call Andrew a "softly-spoken Will Young look-alike".
4. This picture, where it looks like Mikey is about to kiss Andrew!
5. Mikey sitting next to The Cheeky Girls.
Monday, June 02, 2003
Welcome to my bloggy, Bienvenidos a my bloggy!

Hello! Time for a quick Q&A session...

Q: Who do you think you are?
A: Jessica aka Poptastic UK aka *Jessica*, but considering changing my name to Jesssica in celebration of this new blog. I think.
Q: Why Dirrrty Pop?
A: Cos Dirty Pop and Dirrty Pop were taken. Plus, it's an 'NSync and X-Tina reference - 2 for the price of 1!
Q: Who do you love now?
A: Will, Justin, Darren, 888, Sinead, Girls Aloud, Boomkat, Michelle Branch...love is all around!
Q: What's the use? What's the point?
A: There isn't one really. Just to entertain myself and hopefully you too.

That's all for now, folks! Until next time...


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