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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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; …

S04E14 UB40 ’Promises & Lies’

April 6, 2022

We've got halfway through the number one albums of 1993 and have come across this beast which was at the top spot for seven weeks that summer. Is that because it's totally amazing and the British public were right to keep on…

S04E13 U2 ’Zooropa’ with special guest Stephen Hill from Riot Act

March 23, 2022

What DO you do after releasing 'Achtung Baby' and already going off piste from what you're known for? Well, if you're U2 in 1993 then the answer is you go even more experimental and try new things to see what works.  For thi…