Making the case for Aqua


When it comes to one hit wonders, it’s generally easy at first blush to write off an artist, particularly one that made their mark with a novelty record. ┬áSo it comes as no surprise that many didn’t expect much out of Aqua when they scored with megahit “Barbie Girl.” Continue reading

Required listening: Aqua’s ‘Halloween’

At some point I need to get around to writing about Aqua. ┬áMoreso than many dance-centric artists of the late ’90s and early 2000s, they managed to spin a novelty hit into something consistently entertaining, surprising and high-quality for a pair of albums. They recently attempted a comeback, but a good chunk of the public isn’t familiar with some of their strongest work. Continue reading