Pop Singer

"Pop Singer" is the début single from London-based glam rockers Rachel Stamp. It was released in February, 1996 through WEA. The single was released as a 2 track CD Single and limited edition pink 7" vinyl of 1000 copies. A promo video was also made for the single's release.

"Pop Singer"
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Single by Rachel Stamp
from the album Fight the Force of Evil (unreleased album recorded for WEA)
B-side"Sluts & Sharks"
ReleasedFebruary 26, 1996 (UK)
GenreAlternative rock, glam rock
Length5:42
LabelWEA
Songwriter(s)Rachel Stamp
Producer(s)Dave Eringa & Rachel Stamp
Rachel Stamp singles chronology
"Pop Singer"
(1996)
"Hey Hey Michael You're Really Fantastic"
(1996)
"Pop Singer 7" Single"
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Single by Rachel Stamp
ReleasedFebruary 26, 1996 (UK)
Length5:43
LabelWEA
"Pop Singer (radio edit) Promo CD"
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Single by Rachel Stamp
Length2:50
LabelWEA

CD Single and 7" VinylEdit

Released February 26, 1996
(WEA036CD/WEA036)

Track listingEdit

  1. Pop Singer
  2. Sluts & Sharks

FactsEdit

  • The band’s debut single through WEA Records
  • Released on CD and Limited Edition Pink 7" Vinyl of 1000 copies
  • The CD’s label has a special print, which makes it look glittery under the light
  • The 7” features an extended intro to “Pop Singer”
  • The 7" also has "Lick It Up Baby, Lick It Up" etched on to the center ring of Side A and "Christ On A Bike" on Side B!

"Pop Singer" Promo CD SingleEdit

Released February 1996
(WEA036CDDJ)

Track listingEdit

  1. Pop Singer (radio edit)

FactsEdit

  • The promo single features a radio edit of "Pop Singer" featuring a slightly different mix of the song as well as all of the swearing removed
  • Received one airplay on Virgin Radio when Chris Evans mistook the single for a Spice Girls CD on his morning radio show

Promotional videoEdit

  • The promotional video for "Pop Singer" was directed by Max and Dania and filmed in early 1996.
  • The video was rarely played on TV and remains in the WEA vaults
  • David Ryder-Prangley: "Pop Singer" was directed by MAX and DANIA who also made FIVE's 'everybody get up'. As far as i know this never got shown anywhere and features myself, will, cliff harris and mike rowe. i don't have a copy. i generally hate our videos..." (taken from a Rachel Stamp fansite interview, 2004)[1]

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