Pop, Collaborate & Listen

Pop, Collaborate & Listen

A tongue-firmly-in-cheek podcast where Dave Fensome and Krister Greer, two lifelong music fans, go back and listen to every UK number one album from the 90s in chronological order to see if the decade's music holds up to scrutiny.

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S04E20 Phil Collins ’Both Sides’

Nov. 9, 2022

Well lookee here - we started this whole podcast about four years ago with a Phil Collins album and here he is again like a bald-headed returning character in the soap opera that is Pop Collaborate & Listen. Can this album l…

S04E19 Take That ’Everything Changes’

Oct. 19, 2022

We're back with a bonafide POP monster in the form of Take That's second album 'Everything Changes' from October of 1993. Quite simply one of the biggest boy bands of the decade and indeed of all time with their breakthrough…

S04E18 Pet Shop Boys ’Very’

Aug. 17, 2022

It turns out that this was the Pet Shop Boys' first, and only, number one album which was a surprise to both of us considering how big they were in the latter half of the 1980s but neither of us had actually heard a PSB's al…

S04E17 Nirvana ’In Utero’

July 20, 2022

We've been looking forward to this one for a while - if you've already heard our episode on Nevermind then you'll know we're fans of Nirvana anyway and it was a treat to go back and revisit this album in full. Be prepared fo…

S04E16 Meat Loaf ’Bat Out Of Hell II: Back Into Hell’

July 6, 2022

We are back after a longer than anticipated break so thank you for sticking with us (or thank you for just joining us if you're a new listener - you're very welcome), we reckon you're going to enjoy this episode a lot. We ma…

S04E15 Mariah Carey ’Music Box’

April 20, 2022

We confess right at the start of this one that we were not fans of Ms Carey in the early 90s but tried to keep an open mind going into the episode. And it's fair to say that more than once we were very pleasantly surprised; …