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Popular Music: The Podcast

Mar 18, 2019

If your St. Patrick’s Day mix DIDN’T include “Gotta Tell You,” you’re wrong. This week on Popular Music: The Podcast, Omar and Analise talk about one of our favorite Irish pop stars, the incredible, SAMANTHA MUMBA. This song is FULL of music theory tricks, Popettes. Tricky key signatures, deceptive cadences, PICARDY THIRDS. Analise explains it all and Omar reminds us all about Samantha Mumba’s history (as well as the movie she starred in with Guy Pearce.



No guilt. Only pleasure. Popular Music is a pop music podcast hosted by Omar Najam and Analise Nelson. New episodes every Monday.

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This week's Spotify Mix:





Additional Recommendations:

The Corrs - “Breathless”

Sarah McLachlan - “Possession”

Michelle Branch - “Best You Ever”

Samantha Mumba - “Always Come Back To Your Love”

Samantha Mumba - “What’s It Gonna Be”

Aaron Carter - “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It)”

Mandy Moore - “What You Want”

Krystal Harris - “Supergirl”


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