Category Archives: Pop UK

Hot Summer Nights (Stylus Music, 1989)

Review The market for television advertised compilations showed no signs of flagging in 1989. Hot Summer Nights was released by the versatile Stylus Music with the tagline “20 Sizzling Tracks” and contained a suitably tropical sleeve. Instead of one mastermind, … Continue reading

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The Singer & The Song (Stylus Music, 1989)

Review I remember seeing adverts for Stylus Music’s The Singer & The Song towards the end of August 1989. Its aim seemed to be primarily geared towards tapping into baby boomer nostalgia for their lost youth and became a particular … Continue reading

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Rhythm Of The Sun (Telstar, 1989)

Review Arriving just in time for summer ’89, Telstar’s Rhythm Of The Sun is a cheap and cheerful reggae cash-in that was compiled in association with CBS, Island, Virgin, Polygram and Jetstar. The atmospheric photo was shot by Mike Peters … Continue reading

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