Hit Charade

by Volker Weber

The biggest pop star in America today is a man named Karl Martin Sandberg. The lead singer of an obscure ’80s glam-metal band, Sandberg grew up in a remote suburb of Stockholm and is now 44. Sandberg is the George Lucas, the LeBron James, the Serena Williams of American pop. He is responsible for more hits than Phil Spector, Michael Jackson, or the Beatles.

This is the Stock Aitken Waterman formula applied to the US.

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See also The Manual (How to Have a Number One the Easy Way) by The KLF.

Armin Grewe, 2015-09-19 21:57

Es gibt auch ein auf dem "The Manual" basierendes deutsche Hörspiel: Top Hit leicht gemacht.
Sehr hörenswert. Es ist natürlich etwas albern, aber der Song ist am ende erschreckend eingängig.

Andreas Pfau, 2015-09-19 23:42

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