The Most Successful British Solo Artists in History
Since the advent of the album-oriented rock era in the early ’70s, solo artists have become increasingly important. An artist’s capacity to write and record an entire album of their own material was a big factor in separating the wheat from the chaff. Pop stars who could only sing other people’s songs were not able to maintain their careers for very long. Some have found success as solo artists, but not all of them. Here we take the time to explore some of the most successful British solo artists ever and the reasons for their success.
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