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A Music Show With No Musical Instruments
Top of the Pops
Member Name: Hudson
Top of the Pops
Date: 15/11/00, updated on 15/11/00 (11 review reads)
Advantages: Occasionally good bands are featured
Disadvantages: Too many to list here, see text
Top of the Pops has never been a great music show but in the past it did feature some good bands who played good music, nowadays your lucky if you see one band playing their own instruments. Instead we are often given performances by groups with little if any talent who have just got their one and only chart hit. The vast majority of artists who perform on TOTP are pathetic. Acts like Daphney and Celest or The Baha Men (?) do absolutely nothing to help the music industry.
I know that it is the shows purpose to feature the latest chart hits but the talent on offer is just non existant. The show should be designed to give viewers an indication of what singles are being released and what bands are coming on to the music scene but instead we are shown the same groups over and over again. How many times must we see Steps performing their crappy little dances and bad miming.
I would like to see new bands featured. This would give publicity to them and would no doubt help to get them started in the music business. I'd like to see talented groups and not the dismal display were are currently offered.
TOTP really should change and highlight talented musicians instead of the latest one hit wonders but I feel as long as kids keep buying the rubbish on offfer we will have to put up with the utter crap that is screened nowadays.