21. 1980 – Estelle
1999: She’s In Fashion – Suede
1994: Sour Times – Portishead
1989: Can’t Be Sure – The Sundays
File alongside Jamelia, in the box marked “Superior UK urban music which could show those damned Yanks a thing or two if only they’d care to listen”.
(Forgive me, my American chums. I’m still reeling from the double whammy of George Bush’s hideously chilling inauguration address and being passed over for Best British Poof at the Queeries. Tant pis, as they say in Freedom Land.)