Articles by Mark Elliott
What Madonna’s Christine And The Queens Collaboration Means For The “Queen Of Pop”
Madonna’s Christine And The Queens collaboration is arguably the most dramatic in a string of ambitious and creative partnerships.
Best LGBTQ+ Pride Songs: 50 Anthems That Celebrate Inclusive Sexuality
From disco classics to transcendent pieces of modern pop, the best LGBTQ+ Pride songs have championed the cause and effected change.
Better The Devil You Know: 10 Kylie Minogue Facts You Need To Know
Think you know everything there is to know about the “Princess Of Pop”? These Kylie Minogue facts may surprise you…
‘American Life’: How Madonna Waged War On Critics’ Expectations
Madonna’s first album of the 21st century, ‘American Life’ was a leftfield turning point that heralded some of her best work yet.
The Reflex: How Nile Rodgers Helped Duran Duran Score Their Biggest Hit
With The Reflex topping the US and UK charts in 1984, Duran Duran began a lasting partnership with Bowie and Madonna hitmaker Nile Rodgers.
‘Super’: A Dance Classic That’s Pet Shop Boys… But More So!
With its powerful dance direction, the ‘Super’ album signalled there was no slowing down for Pet Shop Boys in the 2010s.
Come Undone: How Duran Duran Tied Off Another Hit Song
There was a lot riding on Come Undone. Could Duran Duran deliver a second hit song after the comeback of Ordinary World?
Vogue: The Story Behind Madonna’s Biggest-Ever Hit
Vogue started life as a planned B-side, but it would go on to earn a place in pop history as Madonna’s biggest hit song.
4 Minutes: The Story Behind Madonna’s Quickie With Justin Timberlake
4 Minutes was a first for Madonna – inviting Justin Timberlake into the studio, the “Queen Of Pop” shared the billing on one of her records!
‘True’: Behind Spandau Ballet’s Masterpiece 80s Pop Album
Make-or-break for Spandau Ballet, the ‘True’ album lived up to Gary Kemp’s ambition to record ‘an album that would… become timeless’.
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