honourable mentions must go to...
calogero - l'embellie - featuring a handful of great songs
annie - don't stop - finally! but why was 'anthonio' absent?
madonna - celebration (single) - guaranteed to make me get up and dance
yoko ono - between my head and the sky - thanks yoko for the brilliance of 'i'm going away smiling'. but you'll have to go the basement jaxx album 'scars' to get uplifted by yoko on 'day of the sunflowers'
vanessa paradis - best of - a magnificent double cd filled with hits and rarities
bananarama - viva - featuring a marvellous cover of 'voyage voyage'