Richard Allinson and producer
Steve Levine celebrate the 1980s/ 90s songwriting/producing hits machine of Mike Stock , Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman. Their energised bubblegum-dance sound yielded over 200 top 40 hits, from Divine, Hazell Dean and Dead or Alive to Rick Astley , Donna Summer and Kylie Minogue. Though the trio's late-1980s work peak coincides with what is generally regarded as a weak era in chart music, they are acknowledged here for their consummate craft and studio advances. Producer Neil Myners
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