However, There are more traditional tried and tested ways to gain your fifteen minutes of fame, without doing your dirty laundry in public or selling your soul to Simon Cowell. Churning out a smash hit record, being one of the more obvious methods. With the advent of the Internet and in particular YouTube, opportunities have never been greater. Although there are a couple of simple rules to follow should you choose this path to glory.
1. If you are satisfied with delivering a One hit Wonder, You would do well to include Japan in the title of your song. Turning Japanese by The Vapours, Big In Japan by Alphaville and Japanese Boy by Aneka all did extremely well, but none of them were ever heard from again.
2. If your wish your star to shine a bit brighter and have ambitions to leave an everlasting mark on musical history, you need to include the word Fandango in your lyrics. Whiter Shade Of Pale and Bohemian Rhapsody will forever be hailed as classics.
However, is this all seems like too much effort, you can try just taking your knickers off in Essex, Geordie land or the Welsh Valleys.