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It is I, Sir Soda Pop Kid, ready not to battle this beast but to join in the revelry of debauchery, sin, sex, and mountains of pills and booze.
The Soda Pop Kids fuse musical styles, fashions, and attitudes from all the previous mentioned genres to create an enjoyable time warp that's upbeat and firmly based in the foundations of rock 'n' roll.
The Soda Pop Kids are five guys who have made a name for themselves in Portland, but are ready to let the rest of the world get a taste of their music.
www.fullbreach77.com /kicks/b_sodapopkids.html   (7990 words)

  Teen pop - FoxyTunes
Teen pop or Swedish pop is a form of popular music made for and often by preteens and
Teen pop or Swedish pop is a form of popular music made for and often by preteens and teenagers, Max Martin and Jay Orpin are pioneers of these music.
Teen pop bands are almost always made or prefabricated, not born, and admittedly so.
www.foxytunes.com /tag/teenpop   (155 words)

  Crazy About You:
Reflections on the Meanings of Contemporary Teen Pop Music
Young listeners of teen pop may be especially likely to interpret the lyrics of this music genre and use their meanings to define themselves and the roles of others in their lives.
Teen pop is then to be understood as neither than ‘mass culture’ nor ‘folk art’, but rather as popular culture, a culture whose symbolic resources are highly meaningful for the people who consume it.
Teen pop is a music genre that has been around for many years, but only recently has assumed the enormous commercial influence and some of the typical style characteristics that make it so deserving of close scrutiny.
www.sociology.org /content/vol006.002/vannini_myers.html   (7640 words)

 Bubblegum pop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some of the defining characteristics of bubblegum pop include catchy melodies, simple three-chord structures, simple harmonies, and repetitive riffs or "hooks." Bubblegum pop is also characterized by its lightweight lyrics (which may include nursery rhymes or nonsense lyrics), often surrounding themes of romance and courtship.
Critics of bubblegum pop maintain that the music is void of artistic merit and that the performers are "groomed" by record labels to depend on physical appearance as opposed to musical or artistic talent.
Bubblegum pop then appeared to be declining at the turn of the early millennium, as audiences grew tired of the many boy bands and pop princesses, and as well as the popularity of Hip hop music started.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bubblegum_pop   (1851 words)

 955thebeat.com: 955thebeat.com 95-5 The Beat explores Teen Pop
During the first two years of the '90s, teen pop dominated American charts, but once Nirvana crossed over into the mainstream, it was done for.
For a brief time, there was no teen pop on either side of the Atlantic, but that all changed once the Spice Girls released their debut single, "Wannabe" in the summer of 1996.
Their success opened the doors for a wave of teen pop that was stronger than that in the late '80s.
955thebeat.com /music/TeenPop.html   (516 words)

 Teen pop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Teen pop or Swedish pop is a form of popular music made for and often by preteens and teenagers, Max Martin and Jay Orpin are pioneers of this genre of music.
Most teen pop in the 2000s has a late '90s alternative pop rock sound to it and it has a very light and dancy feel.
Teen pop bands are almost always made or prefabricated, not born, and admittedly so.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Teen_pop   (438 words)

 Christian Teen Forums & Chat
May 18 2008, 11:43 PM In: teen mania
School can be fun but Christian Teen Forums & Chat members know that it can also beat you up.
Come in here and chat with other Christian teens about your school related topics.
www.christianteenforums.com   (1156 words)

 The Anti-Britneys, New Crop Of Teen Pop Queens Reject Sex-Symbol Status - CBS News
From Frank Sinatra to The Beatles to Britney Spears, teen idols have shaped fashion and pop culture for decades.
Teen pop's once white-hot sales have fallen off, and while Spears' latest album, "Britney," is still a top-seller with 3.8 million copies sold, it did not do as well as her previous discs.
In fact, R&B singer turned pop-rock princess Pink has sold nearly as many copies as Spears with her second disc, "M!ssundaztood." Released last fall, it has sold 3 million copies, and she has made a point in her music and interviews of how un-Britney-like she is, with her wild attitude and punk hairstyle.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2002/07/24/entertainment/main516203.shtml   (1212 words)

 SimplyFamily - Where Families Come Together
The glory days of teen pop are already behind us, as far as radio is concerned; from mid-'99 to the first half of 2000, teen pop reigned supreme.
When we're talking about pop music, pop music is a form of contemporary music that has a chance to instill tremendous passion and very high sales, but it is also at the same time disposable," Pollack says.
The big challenge for major pop acts is to come up with the songs and stage show that demonstrate a much more significant reach than most pop acts.
www.simplyfamily.com /display.cfm?articleID=010226_teen_pop.cfm   (1094 words)

 Teen Pop Styles Music Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I was influenced by pop culture (for instance, all of the John Hughes movies...
Mexican teen pop band RBD is releasing new albums in Spanish and English.
"Teens are very savvy in certain areas like fashion, technology and pop culture," said Lisa Schnall, an attorney adviser to EEOC...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Arts/Music/Styles/Pop/Teen   (294 words)

 MP3.com: Great Albums: Teen Beat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Teen Beat may be the guiltiest of all guilty pleasures.
Debbie Gibson was the queen of teen beat in the late '80s, reigning supreme with five top-five singles and a triple-platinum debut, Out of the Blue.
Apparently their success was more than these kings of teen pop could take; they quietly disbanded after Celebrity, allowing Timberlake to dominate the charts in 2002 with Justified.
www.mp3.com /stories/2925.html   (1496 words)

 MTV.com: Girls 2 Women, Boys 2 Men: How Teen Pop Grew Up
Teen pop stars are singing, dancing time bombs...
For better or for worse (sometimes much worse), here's what the teen pop A-listers have done over the past few years to let the world know they've grown.
The album was preceded by the infamous French kiss with Madonna, and included a single with the yoga-loving pop matriarch ("Me Against the Music"), a song about masturbation ("Touch of My Hand") and one about affairs with married men ("Toxic").
www.mtv.com /bands/p/pop_stars_then/news_feature_012004   (530 words)

 DenverPost.com - Lachey typifies the regression of teen pop
Lachey's musical retreat confirms teen pop's most depressing trend: a return to stylistic segregation.
Pop always has fluctuated between fruitful stylistic mixing (1950s rock 'n' roll) and division (progressive rock, American punk).
But pop is more fun when the usual story lines get broken.
www.denverpost.com /music/ci_3834418   (739 words)

 Pop Culture: Today's Teens - iVillage
The "real world" your teens live in is so heavily influenced by popular culture that you'd better know what's going on.
Many of today's teens feel they have no time for anything, let alone some extra class, but don't be too sure they're right.
Eating out with your teen should be a must for every parent.
parenting.ivillage.com /teen/tentertainment/topics/0,,4rst,00.html   (229 words)

AfterElton places the Lance Bass outing in the context of other former teen idols who have come out or been outed.
I'm tempted to say that their lack of history is showing, as tabloids outing teen idols goes back to Tab Hunter and Tommy Kirk, at least, while the article doesn't look back much farther than the mid-nineties.
More straight girls and women have a chance to see gay sexuality and to be turned on by it (as evidenced by the huge popularity of slash fiction).
www.postmodernbarney.com /2006/07/dirty-gay-teen-pop-superstars.html   (294 words)

 Teen pop in crisis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But I will be a little upset to see Backstreet go when their time comes, and I'm totally saddened by the demise of the Spice Girls, whose new Forever (Virgin) all but disappeared upon its release.
As the two groups directly responsible for bringing dance pop back to the US charts in '97, they set a standard of vapidity for everything that followed.
It's sort of perverse to wish that a disposable pop group like the Spice Girls would stay in the game longer than they already have.
www.bostonphoenix.com /archive/music/00/12/14/TEEN_POP.html   (1507 words)

 Is teen pop over? | Teen Entertainment Boom | Cover Story | News + Notes | Entertainment Weekly
Perhaps they subconsciously sense, as we do, that the current teen pop movement is on the brink of going bye, bye, bye.
Many of the hottest teen stars are barely clinging to their early 20s, and it will only get harder for younger fans to muster a shriek for idols like Syncer Joey Fatone, 24, and 98 Degree's Jeff Timmons, 28, whose female fans now include their baby daughters.
This winter, top teen idols were featured during two of America's most high profile annual events, the Super Bowl (with Britney and 'N Sync leading the halftime mass groove) and the Oscars (with Britney shaking it through her much touted Pepsi commercial).
www.ew.com /ew/article/0,,128528~4~0~whenteenpopbubble,00.html   (1033 words)

 Vem pro POP! Tudo que a internet grátis tem que ser
Com o POP é muito fácil personalizar o seu site Você pode elaborar uma galeria de fotos e muito mais
Ação, aventura e muita adrenalina no POP games
Você pode agendar conversas no chat ou no Papo POP
www.pop.com.br   (139 words)

 Teen Pop - The Best of Mandy Moore Mandy Moore / CD / 2004
Of all the major teen pop stars who ran wild at the turn of the millennium, Mandy Moore was perhaps the least successful, if she's judged merely on terms of chart success.
And while there are no knock-out singles here -- although her biggest hit, "Crush," comes close -- there's a greater musical variety, and the chronological running order emphasizes that Mandy Moore is growing as a singer and recording artist, getting better with each subsequent album instead of stagnating like many of her peers.
As a result, this turns out to be one of the better artifacts of the teen pop boom -- as an album, it's stronger and more enjoyable than almost any other teen pop record from its time, and by the time it's over, you're curious about where Moore will go next.
shop.vh1.com /The-Best-of-Mandy-Moore-Teen-Pop_stcVVproductId2981675VVcatId424090VVviewprod.htm   (472 words)

 Hanson Hotel: Teen Pop   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Those who groaned when pop became teentown have been waiting to have a week like this: Two of music's top-selling brands, Hanson and Britney Spears, are releasing the follow-ups to their multi-platinum debuts.
Subtlety, not a virtue in teen pop, is nowhere in evidence.
Though her clothes say that she's shed the trappings of teendom, when Spears opens her mouth and faces the larger pop audience, oops, she's still a kid, not quite sure how to grow up.
www.hansonhotel.com /html/teenpop.html   (1061 words)

 Music Review: Michelle Branch - "The Spirit Room"
The 18-year-old has just released her second album, "The Spirit Room." What sets her apart from other teen pop queens is that Michelle writes all her songs.
Because she's a teenager herself, a lot of teens can relate to her songs, which has given her a huge fan base.
Since breaking onto the scene with her smash hit "Everywhere," the Arizona native has sold millions of copies of "The Spirit Room." She recently released her newest single, "All You Wanted." Her music could be described as pop.
www.teenink.com /Past/2002/June/Music/MichelleBranch.html   (403 words)

 BBC News | Entertainment | Pop goes childhood
A new pop group has run into controversy not because of its lyrics or dance moves, but because none of its four members are more than 12 years old.
The move to sign young girls, so-called tweenies, follows on from the chart success of such teenage stars as Billie, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera - the 16-year-old who scored a US number one this month.
Critics have many reservations about the trend, particularly if young music fans reject their pop star peers.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/482448.stm   (423 words)

 Salon.com Arts & Entertainment | Where the boy bands aren't
For four years, bands like 'N Sync, the Backstreet Boys and "teen queen" acts like Britney Spears have sold tens of millions of records and brought a new generation of teenage girls into the joys of disposable consumerism.
A pop backlash is now brewing, veteran Top 40 consultant Guy Zapoleon says -- just like the one that erupted on the heels of the last Debbie Gibson, New Kids on the Block and Tiffany teen tidal wave 10 years ago.
But without the pure pop to bridge the gap between the urban and the rock extremes, Top 40 will soon see "the beginning of the end of its healthy rebirth cycle," says Zapoleon.
archive.salon.com /ent/music/feature/2001/01/17/teen_pop   (1106 words)

 Teen Pop - T-Squad T-Squad / CD / 2007
There is a lot of teen pop out there, much of which is so produced and tweaked that voices and choruses become nearly indistinguishable from one another, while keyboards blend into drum machines blend into prepubescent voices blend into an unrecognizable jumble of major chords and melodies.
Yes, the pieces here are saccharine and inoffensive, and for the most part sound not only very much like one another but also like other Top-40 hits, but these are characteristics of much of pop music in general, not just of T-Squad.
This, at least, is done well, and smartly, and so if contemporary teen pop is what you're looking for, you could do a lot worse than this.
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 PRESS RELEASE KidSational, Inc. Teen Pop Group, TGK Debut Album in Stores Today   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On July 3, TGK will headline "Red, Hot and Boom," Orlando's top pop radio station WXXL's huge summer kick off concert, and the group will also open for chart-topping RandB princess Rhianna's concert date at Riverfest in Toms River, NJ on July 29th.
On their debut album, members Gina, Ivette, David and James show off their versatility and amazing vocal range with songs ranging from pop ballads to urban flavored dance grooves.
TGK are currently the spokespersons for the popular teen website TeenCentral.net, replacing world-renowned multi-platinum group, 'N Sync.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=137557   (606 words)

 A look at future teen pop rockers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Recently teen starlets such as Hilary Duff and Lindsay Lohan have appeared to take the place of Spears and Aguilera, but their work seems to lack the quality of previous artists.
He's one of the few teen pop rockers whom I would actually classify as talented.
Some preteen- to debutante-age girls will love her, and tons of teen boys will adore her for things other than her music.
www.decaturdaily.com /decaturdaily/teenpage/columns/050809.shtml   (472 words)

 MSN Music - Women of Pop
Alanis Morissette shot to fame with her emotional, gritty and angry songs.
Diva or not, however, most of these ladies are attractive, confident, comfortable in the spotlight and have vocal power to spare.
Our favorite teen pop princess has turned into a diva.
entertainment.msn.com /music/WomenOfPop   (198 words)

 Weekend: Teen pop trivia
This week's winner: The winner of this week's random drawing for the devilishly fun Times T-shirt is Aimee Papuga of Palm Harbor.
Papuga knew that pop star Dave Matthews was born in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Fax entries to Team Pop Trivia, (727) 892-2327, send e-mail to gina@sptimes.com or send your entry in an envelope as our ancestors used to: Team Pop Trivia, c/o Weekend, St. Petersburg Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33713.
www.sptimes.com /News/091400/Weekend/Teen_pop_trivia.shtml   (212 words)

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