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Five More One-Hit Wonders Of The Noughties


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Noughties one-hit wonder Sandi Thom recently got her name into the headlines for the first time in nearly a decade last week.

Sadly, it was not for reasons she would have wanted, as her tearful, expletive-strewn rant on Facebook went viral as she attacked radio playlisters for rejecting her new single ‘Earthquake’. Thom, now 35, had a chart-topping single back in 2006 with ‘I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)’, but has struggled to have anywhere near the same success since.

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One-Hit Wonder Sandi Thom Breaks Down In Facebook Video After Radio Rejection Of New Single


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Scottish singer-songwriter Sandi Thom, the fleetingly successful pop star of the mid-noughties, has launched a Facebook rant at radio stations who have refused to playlist her new song and seems to have quit the industry altogether.

Those of you with long musical memories may recall Thom, the archetypal one-hit wonder who rocketed to stardom back in 2006 with her first single ‘I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)’. That success also shifted over 300,000 copies of her debut album Smile… It Confuses People.

However, she’s suffered declining commercial fortunes in the subsequent nine years, with only two of her last 12 singles charting in the UK, and the rejection of her latest single ‘Earthquake’ appears to have broken her spirit altogether, as she posted a tearful and foul-mouthed video venting spleen at the BBC and commercial radio conglomerate Bauer.

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Sandi Thom as part of her UK Tour performing live in concert at the O2 Academy 2 Islington Thursday 1st November 2012

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Sandi Thom - Sandi Thom a.k.a Alexandria Thom Sunday 3rd July 2011 at Godiva Festival Coventry, England

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Sandi Thom Wednesday 27th August 2008 Launch party for ZooQoo.com held at the Proud Gallery. London, England

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Sandi Thom Thursday 8th May 2008 Caudwell Children present 'The Legends Ball' at the Battersea Evolution - Arrivals London, England

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Sandi Thom - Sara Ramierz New York City, USA - People En Espanol's '50 Most Beautiful' celebration held at Splashlight Studios Wednesday 16th May 2007

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