Pop Singer

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"Pop Singer"
Single by Rachel Stamp
from the album Fight the Force of Evil (unreleased album recorded for WEA)
B-side "Sluts & Sharks"
Released February 26, 1996 (UK)
Format CD single
Genre Alternative rock/Glam Rock
Length 5:42
Label WEA
Writer(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"
Single by Rachel Stamp
Released February 26, 1996 (UK)
Format 7"
Length 5:43
Label WEA
"Pop Singer (radio edit) Promo CD"
Single by Rachel Stamp
Format CD single
Length 2:50
Label WEA

"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.

CD Single and 7" Vinyl[edit]

Released February 26, 1996
(WEA036CD/WEA036)

Track listing[edit]

  1. Pop Singer
  2. Sluts & Sharks

Facts[edit]

  • 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 Single[edit]

Released February 1996
(WEA036CDDJ)

Track listing[edit]

  1. Pop Singer (radio edit)

Facts[edit]

  • 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 video[edit]

  • 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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