Archive for the ‘Bubblegum Songs’ Category

Bubblegum! Not the kind you chew. A new style of music known as “Bubblegum Pop”, “Bubblegum Rock” or “Bubblegum Music”. It has also been referred to as “Sunshine Pop”, but that sub-genre is much closer in form and function to a more contemporary style of music (Europop) influenced by show tunes and the British Invasion.

Bubblegum had a direct appeal to the young crowd. This new sound was specific with catchy melodies, simple harmonies, singalong choruses and an upbeat happy feeling. Many of the songs in this new genre have been heard over the years in the marketing of edible, sugary foods, because of happy feeling they imparted to the listener. Read more »