Personalities | M/A/R/R/S | One-Hit Wonders | Rock
‘Pump Up The Volume’, 1988
If you are going to release only one song, make sure it is a good one. ‘Pump Up The Volume’ is one of the most influential one-hit wonders of all time. A major milestone in British house music and sampling culture, it marked many people’s first point of contact with the underground dance scene. It also attracted a lawsuit from Stock, Aitken and Waterman, who detected seven seconds’ worth of their ‘Roadblock’ in the track. Though it reached No. 1 in the UK and was an overseas hit, the group split over financial disputes.
Personalities | Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians | One-Hit Wonders | Rock
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