Boy Krazy Interview

Boy Krazy seemingly became an overnight sensation in 1993 when the single “That’s What Love Can Do” was released in the United States. However, what most people don’t realize is that Boy Krazy had been dropped by their label prior to this and the song had only been worked as a single in the UK. Ruth Ann Roberts of Boy Krazy recently SKYPED with Dave O to tell the bizarre and random story of how and why the group got picked back up by its label and how the song was released in the U.S. Other topics covered include how the group was formed, Ruth Read More …

Culture Beat

Culture Beat was masterminded by the late Torsten Fenslau, who was lost tragically in an automobile accident right at the height of Culture Beat’s success in November of 1993. Fenslau was just 29 years of age at the time, and unfortunately never got the chance to fully comprehend the impact his project would achieve. Culture Beat hit #1 in eleven countries with “Mr. Vain” and won multiple Echo Awards in Germany. Dave O recently caught up with Torsten’s brother Frank, who would take over Culture Beat in November of 1993 and continue to achieve loads of success. Topics discussed include what kind of a man Read More …

Tal Bachman Interview

Tal Bachman earned BMI’s “Song of the Year Award” in 1999 with the hit “She’s So High,” which also garnered him two Juno’s and Grammy nominations. The son of Randy Bachman, who co-founded “The Guess Who” and “Bachman-Turner Overdrive,” Tal’s career has continued with not only music, but also politics, as he’s served as a political analyst. Dave O recently SKYPED with Tal Bachman to discuss all of the above, as well as topics such as having “She’s So High” re-made in Norway and playing competitive rugby. ***NOTE*** Tal is quite funny, so please beware of consuming liquids during the interview.

B*Witched (Barbarellas)

Over here in America, we were first introduced to B*Witched back in 1998, when they raced up the charts with “C’est La Vie.” Around that same time, B*Witched could be found opening up for Britney Spears, ‘N Sync and 98 Degrees. B*Witched, originaly from Ireland, was largely the work of two twins, Edele & Keavy Lynch, whose older brother Shane is a member of the group Boyzone. Today, Edele & Keavy are still doing music together, and they are now known as “Barbarellas.” Dave O recently SKYPED with Edele to discuss the good old days of B*Witched, including how the group was founded, how they Read More …

Donna Lewis Interview

Donna Lewis gave us perhaps the most timeless love song of the entire 1990’s with “I Love You Always Forever” in 1996. The song spent nine weeks at #2 (including 35 weeks on the charts overall!). Donna recently joined Dave O from her New York City residence and shared many neat stories, including how she got signed to a record deal, the inspiration for that song and why she took so many years off and away from the spotlight.

Enrique Iglesias Interview

You are probably aware that Enrique Iglesias is the son of Julio, and an international pop star who has sold over 55 million records worldwide. Iglesias’ breakthrough hit in the United States came during 1999 in the form of “Bailamos” and since then, Enrique has enjoyed five Billboard Hot 100 top five singles and a record ten number one hits on Billboard’s Dance charts. What you may not know about Iglesias is how his music career got started while at the University of Miami, much to the complete shock of his parents. Hear more about that in this candid interview with Dave O, as well Read More …

Toad the Wet Sprocket Interview

Toad The Wet Sprocket have had eight different songs appear on various Billboard music charts, including six on the Billboard Hot 100 pop charts. Dave O was recently joined by Dean Dinning from the group, with topics ranging from how the name Toad The Wet Sprocket came about, to what it was like appearing on so many successful soundtracks.

Alannah Myles Interview

There was no song played on the radio in 1990 more than “Black Velvet” by Alannah Myles. In fact, to date, the song has been played over 5.5 million times (which is… well… A LOT). “Black Velvet” also helped Alannah Myles win a Grammy Award, tons of Juno Awards and launch a career that still sees Alannah making new music and performing. Dave O recently SKYPED with Alannah to discuss how the song came to be, how she pulled off the “sexy look” in the “Black Velvet” video, what the future looks like and much, much more.

Portrait Interview

Portrait gained fame in 1992 with the songs “Honey Dip” and “Here We Go Again.” Led by Michael Angelo Saulsberry, the Los Angeles formed group had a very unique sound that created fans all over the globe, especially in Asia. Dave O recently SKYPED with Saulsberry to discuss the formation of Portrait, what it was like being on an episode of Family Matters, working with famous actresses in videos and much, much more, including a frank discussion of how Portrait was largely doomed from the start.

Firehouse Interview

If you ever slow danced in the ’90’s, there’s a great chance one or more of the songs you swayed to were from the band Firehouse. The Charlotte, North Carolina formed band brought us ’90’s hits such as “Don’t Treat Me Bad,” “Love of a Lifetime,” “When I Look Into Your Eyes” and “I Live My Life For You.” Dave O recently SKYPED with Bill Leverty of Firehouse, who told the real story of how the band chose its name, his thoughts on the remarkable success of Firehouse in Southeast Asia and discussed the new Firehouse album!