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The Fifties

Pop On Trial is the series which delivers the verdict on pop’s most important, influential and entertaining decade.

The results are in.
The 70s is the winning decade, decided by the jury on the finale.
Check out the top ten for the decade below as voted for by you.

The 90s Advocateexpand

The Top 10 Votecontract

These are the top ten tracks as voted for by you. Full results below.

1
Pulp - Common People
2
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit
3
The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony
3
Oasis - Live Forever
5
Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
6
Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy
7
Radiohead - Paranoid Android
8
Manic Street Preachers - A Design For Life
9
Radiohead - Creep
10
Take That - Back For Good

The Critics Top 50contract

Montage of top 50 Artists

Massive Attack - Teardrop (1998)

UK chart position: 10

US chart position: No Entry

Another thing of beauty by the Bristol group, this time featuring a sublime vocal - and a rare appearance - by the former Cocteau Twins singer, Elizabeth Fraser.

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