Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Gossip's biggest hit a 'fluke'

Beth Ditto thinks Gossip's biggest hit, 'Standing in the Way of Control', was a ''complete fluke''.
Great deals on musical instruments

Beth Ditto thinks Gossip's biggest hit was a "complete fluke".

The singer admits her fans seem disappointed her group has never written another song as successful as 2007 single 'Standing in the Way of Control', but she is happy the tune gained them such notoriety.

She told NME magazine: "I say it sold a million records worldwide. Not so much in the UK, and nothing in America, but you go to Europe, where there's not so much focus on being hip, and it's wild.

"People say, 'Well, you never wrote another 'Standing in the Way of Control', I say that song was a complete fluke."

The 30-year-old singer also admitted she doesn't feel she and her band - which also includes Brace Paine and Hannah Blilie - are fantastic songwriters, and that will ever come up with another track like

'Standing in the Way of Control'

Beth added: "I never considered Gossip great songwriters. We could stand in a room for a week and never be able to work out how to write another song like that - we're just not good enough musicians. But could anyone?

"In some territories 'Standing.' is the greatest-selling international single of all time. That's crazy!"

Posted on 23 Feb 2011 16:15 to category : Music News

Related Music News

thumbnail

With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.

17 May 2017 12:40
thumbnail

JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.

8 May 2017 14:48
thumbnail

Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures

28 Mar 2017 12:28
thumbnail

On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day

23 Mar 2017 15:29
thumbnail

With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.

22 Mar 2017 15:09
thumbnail

Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.

21 Mar 2017 15:25

Recent Music News

thumbnail

A stage piano that can recreate the voices of your favourite acoustic pianos, the Kawai MP11-SE

20 Oct 2017 00:10
thumbnail

A piano that offers no compromises with either its sound or functionality, the MP7SE is ideal for the professional performer in need of a versatile voice.

20 Oct 2017 00:10
thumbnail

BOSS are celebrating their 40th anniversary in style this year with the Pedal Perks Club, in which users are entitled to various free gifts and prizes.

19 Oct 2017 15:05
thumbnail

Pioneer has released their latest sampler, the Pioneer DJ DJ DJS-1000 Standalone Sampler. With intuitive features, its the ideal companion to the live DJ.

18 Oct 2017 12:29
thumbnail

Presonus introduce the next addition to their line-up, the Faderport 16. With various intuitive features, the Faderport 16 is ideal for the live sound engineer.

17 Oct 2017 12:24
thumbnail

A digital piano that's ideally suited to the intermediate player, the Roland RP-102 Digital Piano hosts a number of intuitive features for the developing pianist.

17 Oct 2017 09:32