100 Plays Later: Radar – Britney Spears
100 Plays Later / 808s

100 Plays Later: Radar – Britney Spears

Appearing both on her standout album Blackout and its follow up Circus, Radar’s journey to being released a a single was one that continues to baffle me to this day. The now infamous video that takes cues from Madonna’s Take A Bow ‘polo themed’ clip is hilarious given the thumping bass of the track. Continue reading

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100 Plays Later: Down (Feat. Lil Wayne) – Jay Sean
100 Plays Later / 808s

100 Plays Later: Down (Feat. Lil Wayne) – Jay Sean

Following a summer of rising up the chart it became #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in a moment that baffled both those stateside and here in the UK where Jay Sean has never managed the same feat. In fact, for me it was interesting to note that Down is one of just a handful of songs from a UK act to reach the top spot overseas and not here. Continue reading