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Now That’s What I Call Music 1996: The Millennium Series (EMI / Virgin / Universal, 1999)

Review Some thoughts from Jo Payton: “Blur were still enjoying the success of their fourth album, The Great Escape, released in September 1995. The album spent an impressive weeks on the UK chart and included the top 10 singles Country … Continue reading

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Now That’s What I Call Music 1995: The Millennium Series (EMI / Virgin / Universal, 1999)

Review The sleeve notes to the 1995 edition of Now’s Millennium series commence by referencing Robbie Williams departure from Take That. They then discuss the rise of Boyzone who had been voted Best Band On The Road at the 1994 … Continue reading

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Now That’s What I Call Music 1994: The Millennium Series (EMI / Virgin / Universal, 1999)

Review The 15th entry in Now’s Millennium series sees Jo Payton’s sleeve notes concentrate on the rising Oasis phenomenon, the consolidation of Blur’s position, the arrival of Pulp and the honouring of Crowded House. Elsewhere there’s mentions for Whigfield, R … Continue reading

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