hot on the heels of swarfella's novelty record thread, and further to a heated debate i was having with savage henry in the pub on saturday... which are your favourite one-hit wonders? i like Macarthur park - Richard Harris sings flat and repeatedly gets the title of the song wrong, for 7mins 20secs, surreal, mounrful lyrics about leaving a cake in the rain, backed by a full symphony orchestra. not to be confused with the donna summer cover. also Since Yesterday by strawberry switchblade. Pure goth-pop scottish-accented sweetness and edge. Plus a whole style, all their own, of polkadot ra ra skirts and cascades od polka dot and lace ribbons. For the purposes of this, we'll broadly describe a hit as reaching top 20.