Even though there's an endless appetite for radio-friendly music, pop-oriented artists as a rule eventually become bored with straightforward pop-music structures — a tradition that's been carried down from the Beatles to Christina Aguilera. And really, who can blame them? Even though it's one of the most difficult things to construct, the pop hit is also the most limiting, the tune they'll nearly always be requested to perform to the exclusion of (perhaps)... More >>>