For every Beyonce, there are eight or nine Solanges. Who? They were acts touted to reach the farthest recesses of pop’s stratosphere, but sadly failed to orbit.
Expect a few from the United Kingdom in the list – of the many places on earth that seemed to commit crimes against music, the UK sure as hell earned it’s place amongst the elite.
Vanilla stemmed from the girl group phase in pop music after the Spice Girls blew up. Some took off (All Saints), some carved a neat little career for themselves (Eternal) and some faded out after one single. In the case of Vanilla, this was a song that copied classic Muppet song Mahna Mahna and should have been erased before being committed to tape.
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Article | Sandoval Rubenstein