Anglo For Your Ear: Sugababes’ “Overload”

The original and finest lineup: Mutya, Keisha, Siobhan. They seemed so young, so happy, so united here in 2000. The behind-the-scenes reality was quite different, however; Mutya and Siobhan both made bitter departures in the following years. That said, this is an edgy but low-key piece of girl-pop.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself—he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri—he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.
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