The One-Hit Wonder File: “Sex and Candy”
“Sex and Candy” was a trippy, lo-fi 90s hit with its mix of odd phrases and an infectious post-grunge groove.
“Sukiyaki” – A Cross-Cultural Pop Breakthrough
“Sukiyaki,” the 60s Asian hit, broke barriers in more than one way. How did it influence other cross-cultural pop songs in future years?
The One-Hit Wonder File: “Pop Muzik”
It was an infectious mashup of New Wave, disco, and synth-pop. Have another listen to this 80s hit, and bet you’ll be hearing it all day!
The One-Hit Wonder File: “Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)”
It’s one of the catchiest “earworms” of 70s pop. But it has an intriguing backstory, featuring a ubiquitous vocalist.
The One-Hit Wonder File: “Venus”
That rattly opening guitar riff signaled something…”different.” Here’s the backstory on the 70s song that’s had more than one life.