Aqua

Biography

Maverick Danish pop quartet Aqua could hardly have earned a higher profile than that achieved by their third UK single, ‘Barbie Girl’. A tribute-cum-pastiche of the American toy favoured by pre-adolescent girls, it received extensive television and radio airplay as it climbed and eventually topped the UK charts in late 1997. Conversely, their debut, ‘Roses Are Red’, did not possess the same novelty value and caused barely a ripple of attention, although it had been a huge... Read more

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