18 Septmeber 2009
Peter Andre’s hit tops the all-time ‘cheesy summer anthems chart’
As millions of Brits pack their bags to go on holiday, PRS for Music today reveals the top ten classic cheesy summer anthems.
Topping the chart is Peter Andre’s Mysterious Girl, which shot to the top of the charts in his 2004 comeback.
In second place, is Black Lace’s 1984, Agadoo. Despite appearing on many of the web’s ‘love to hate’ lists, it has been rumoured that it will be re-released this summer.
UK’s Top ten cheesy summer anthems chart:
1. Mysterious Girl – Peter Andre
2. Agadoo – Black Lace
3. Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini – Brian Hyland
4. The Birdy Song – The Tweets
5. Barbie Girl – Aqua
6. We’re going to Ibiza – Vengaboys
7. Blue (Da Ba De) – Eiffel 65
8. Cheeky Song – Cheeky Girls
9. The Ketchup Song – Las Ketchup
10. Too Sexy For My Shirt – Right said Fred
Source: PRS for Music
All summer-themed classics were analysed and ranked, based on the number of airplays and performance data over the last five years.
The results are based on data compiled by the PRS for Music, in order to pay accurate royalties to its 60,000 composer, songwriter and music publisher members whenever their music is broadcast or publicly performed.