Pop gossip of the Pop-ulation

And Kim Wilde, the latest pop star who has been thrilling the FM waves with ‘Kids in America’ and ‘Chequered Love’, who was able to name the following two ladies as her main influences: Aretha Franklin and Joni Mitchell? And this one? If Joni Mitchell knows, we are caught up with the population. It is rare for anyone to achieve a tremendous commercial success and put the critics of the musical newspapers at the same time – but Kim Wilde seems to have succeeded.