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Monday, December 19, 2005

Thoughts of the Pops 

It's Monday! And it's practically Christmas as well. We watched Girls Aloud's Christmas-Mania on Saturday night and it certainly helped us get into the festive spirit. Well, it drove us to drink at any rate, which is much the same thing. Our favourite part was probably when Cheryl declared that "Everyone just loves Christmas", in a tone of voice which suggested that to her even the thought of the yuletide season finds her reaching for an overdose of sleeping pills. Still, they did do their covers of Jingle Bell Rock and I Wish it Could Be Christmas Everyday and wore some lovely dresses, so it would be churlish to complain, though we are generally quite churlish when you get right down to it. Anyway, to other matters of the pop television variety and let's have a look at what we learned from this week's Top of the Pops:-