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A deep dive into music history to rediscover forgotten pop classics


49. Cheryl Vs Nicole Scherzinger
Nov 7 • 46 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss talent shows, Touche Éclat, and malaria. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Let You’ by Cheryl and…
48. Sia Vs Beth Ditto
Oct 24 • 46 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss unconscious bias, Tinder, and Rebecca Loos. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘I Wrote The Book’ by…
47. Kylie Vs Dannii
Oct 10 • 49 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Sylvester, Wee Jimmy Krankie, and the cock destroyers. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Touch Me Like…
Bonus episode: Listener suggestions Unflopped!!!
Aug 29 • 45 min
SURPRISE!!! Even though Unflopped Towers has been locked up for the summer break, we thought we’d leave you with a very special extra slice to keep you going. In this bonus episode Stuart, Sean and Joe check out some flops recommended by listeners and try…
46. Nadine Coyle Vs Mutya Keisha Siobhán
Aug 15 • 47 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Prince’s vault, Sugababes wrapping paper and Tesco. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Insatiable’ by…
45. Antony and the Johnsons Vs Imogen Heap
Aug 1 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss unrequited love, trivial pursuit, and Belinda Carlisle. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘You Are My…
44. Kate Bush Vs Kate Bush - with special guest Justin Vivian Bond
Jul 18 • 60 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew are joined by multi-award-winning artist (and one half of Kiki & Herb) Mx Justin Vivian Bond to discuss the music of pop legend Kate Bush. Stuart and Sean each pitch a Kate Bush flop that they think deserved to be a hit…
43. Elton John Vs Carly Simon
Jul 4 • 46 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Wall Street, the cold war, and Carly Simon’s nipples. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Act Of War’ by…
42. RuPaul Vs Deee-Lite
Jun 20 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss wigs, catsuits and Shazork. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Supermodel (You Better Work)’ by RuPaul…
41. Janet Jackson Vs Wendy & Lisa
Jun 6 • 46 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Prince, The Beatles and Britney Spears. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘The Pleasure Principle’ by…
40. Mel B Vs Melanie C
May 23 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss avocados, bananas and clone-snogging. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Set You Free’ by Melanie C &…
39. Eurovision Special - Maruv Vs Koit Toome & Laura - with special guest Rob Holley
May 9 • 65 min
In this Eurovision special the Unflopped crew are joined by The Independent’s Eurovision correspondent, Rob Holley, to discuss poodle strudel, tromboning, and fan wank. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music…
38. Tori Amos Vs Diana Vickers
Apr 25 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss celebrity namesakes, the ITV Chart Show and Rumpelstiltskin. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are…
37. Christina Aguilera Vs Shakira
Apr 11 • 46 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss reggaeton, reinvention and the Billboard Tropical Airplay Chart. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are…
36. Stacie Orrico Vs Dana Dawson
Mar 28 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss electrodes, interludes, and cat burglars. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘I Could Be The one’ by…
35. Kim Wilde Vs Hazell Dean
Mar 14 • 46 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss interrupted cadence, war chants, and “egg voice”. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Love In The…
34. Rufus Wainwright Vs Furniture
Feb 28 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Simon Mayo, Su Pollard, and Alannnah Currie’s Marimba. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘I Don’t Know…
33. Barbra Streisand Vs Elaine Paige - with special guest Myra DuBois
Feb 14 • 63 min
In this show-tunes special the Unflopped crew are joined by the songbird of South Yorkshire, Myra DuBois, to discuss Bowie, Bolan, and Dina Carroll. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe…
32. Cyndi Lauper Vs 2NE1
Jan 31 • 47 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Bros, K-pop, and EGOTs. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘I Love You’ by 2NE1 and ‘Into The Nightlife’…
31. Liza Minnelli Vs Marc Almond
Jan 17 • 46 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Grimes, Jacques Brel, and Technotronic. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Don’t Drop Bombs’ by Liza…
30. ABC Vs Malcolm McLaren
Dec 13, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Sheffield, Stoke Newington, and Harlem. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘The Real Thing’ by ABC and…
Birthday bonus episode!!!
Dec 1, 2018 • 77 min
Hooray! It’s Unflopped’s first birthday and we’re celebrating with a very special, extended, birthday bonanza. In this episode the Unflopped crew answer tough listener questions and we share the original, unreleased pilot episode of Unflopped (cringe!).…
29. Roxette Vs Sky Ferreira
Nov 29, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss clowning, krumping, and singing ducks. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘One’ by Sky Ferreira and…
28. Fifth Harmony Vs Alexis Jordan
Nov 15, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss serial killers, ventriloquists and The X Factor. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Hush Hush’ by…
27. Eurythmics Vs Matia Bazar
Nov 1, 2018 • 47 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Giuseppe Verdi, Prince, and Las Ketchup. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Shame’ by Eurythmics and…
26. Solange Vs Angie Stone
Oct 18, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Lady Gaga, Kylie Minogue, and Henry Purcell. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘I Decided’ by Solange…
25. Bananarama Vs Bananarama
Oct 4, 2018 • 59 min
In this special edition of Unflopped, the crew are joined by Bananarama tour DJ Neil Prince to discuss Cliff Richard, Whoopi Goldberg, Henrik Ibsen and the mighty Bananarama. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop…
24. Ace of Base Vs Samantha Mumba
Sep 20, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Troye Sivan, time travel (again), and flimsy teen pop. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Don’t Need…
23. Cher Vs Marina And The Diamonds
Sep 6, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss crotchets, quavers, and Lambrini. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Woman’s World’ by Cher and ‘Power…
22. Nina Hagen Vs Company B
Aug 23, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss poppers, UFOs, and the iron curtain. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Fascinated’ by Company B and…
21. Madonna Vs Madonna
Aug 9, 2018 • 54 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss capes, stairs, and patchouli oil. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Living For Love’ and ‘Oh Father’…
20. Nicola Roberts Vs Siobhán Donaghy
Jul 26, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss girl groups, marching bands, and Renault Twingos. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Beat Of My Drum’…
19. Genesis Vs Deacon Blue
Jul 12, 2018 • 41 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss teen crushes, summer anthems, and bagpipes. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Jesus He Knows Me’ by…
18. Cathy Dennis Vs Martika
Jun 28, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss gay pride, Beverly Hills 90210, and Annie: The Musical. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘You Lied To…
17. Róisín Murphy Vs Fischerspooner
Jun 14, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss art-jazz, lawyer-rock, and #Uturnia. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Overpowered’ by Róisín Murphy…
16. Talking Heads Vs Romeo Void
May 31, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Kanye, Moneypies, and The Wombles. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘This Must Be The Place (Naive…
15. Pulp Vs Kirsty MacColl
May 17, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Star Test, Sheffield, and ABBA (again). Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Do You Remember The First…
14. Deuce Vs [email protected]
May 3, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Eurovision, gothic pop, and sex dungeons. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Airhead’ by [email protected] and…
13. ABBA Vs Change
Apr 19, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Katy Perry, diminished chords, and the Joy of Sex. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are “The Glow Of Love”…
12. Dusty Springfield Vs Dusty Springfield
Apr 5, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Peter Stringfellow, nuns, and the cosmic freakstorm that led to Stuart and Sean choosing singles by the same artist, from the same album, in the same week! Judge Joe has his work cut out for him. This week’s…
11. Fuzzbox Vs Arcadia
Mar 22, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Troye Sivan, Q Magazine, and “Yacht Rock”. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are ‘Goodbye Is Forever’ by…
10. Debbie Harry Vs Lisa Stansfield
Mar 8, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Kylie, PWL, and Lisa Stansfield’s tonsils. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are “This Is The Right Time”…
9. 911 Vs Julia Fordham
Feb 22, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss the Oscars, shag tags, and Nanny McPhee. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are “Love Sensation” by 911 and…
8. Robyn Vs Cicero
Feb 8, 2018 • 41 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Smash Hits magazine, Robyn conspiracy theories, and pop stars who use Tinder. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s…
7. Carly Rae Jepsen Vs The Communards
Jan 25, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss chamber music, Canadian Idol, and Greggs the bakers. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are “You Are My…
6. Britney Spears Vs Laban
Jan 11, 2018 • 41 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss syndrums, the Spice Girls musical, and Britney’s fragrance empire. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This week’s songs are…
5. Boy George Vs Paula Abdul
Dec 28, 2017 • 39 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss addiction, spirituality, and Joe’s thesis on “Orientalism in the works of Paula Abdul”. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict.…
4. Stevie Nicks Vs Supersister
Dec 14, 2017 • 38 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss Rick Nowels, disco, and Bessemer converters. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict. This weeks songs are “Coffee” by Supersister…
3. Sinead O’Connor Vs McAlmont & Butler
Dec 2, 2017 • 38 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss harmonic ambiguity, British sign language, and Naomi Campbell’s egg-throwing. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict.
2. Sydney Youngblood Vs Clea
Dec 2, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss transport hubs, bathing in treacle and the trash-heap of former talent show contestants. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop music hit and Judge Joe gives his verdict.
1. Donna Summer Vs Belinda Carlisle
Dec 2, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode the Unflopped crew discuss anthemic choruses, Donna Summer’s alleged homophobia, and how many horses there are in Belinda Carlisle’s ‘Runaway Horses’ video. Stuart and Sean each pitch a flop single that they think deserved to be a pop…