It was the done thing in the 1980s to have the up and coming stars of the day review the singles chart. Morrisey famously did it, and so, it turns out, did Paddy, Martin and Wendy, in the Record Mirror.
The article is presented here, and, as an added twist, clicking on the review for any given single will give you a 2 minute sample of the ACTUAL SONG Paddy and team taciturn is critiquing. Click again to stop. Most times you’ll be glad of that advice, but interesting that a couple of the singles have unexpectedly stood the test of time.