I grew up in the 90s and I sometimes wish I could have grown up in the 60s/70s or 80s because there was some cracking music made throughout that time. However, the cheesy classics will always remain in the 90s. So here’s some of my favourites from that wonderful era I call childhood.
1. …Baby One More Time – Britney Spears
Probably the easiest person to impersonate when singing. Britney Spears was the female role model growing up. So she’s had a bit of a meltdown since then, along with her singing more or less lip synced every time but she still had some great hits!
2. C’est La Vie – B*Witched
The Irish girls who made denim on denim look semi-cool. They would always play this at children’s birthday parties and this is one of those songs that I can sing along to every word if given the opportunity.
3. That Don’t Impress Me Much – Shania Twain
The first time anyone ever wore a onesie for a music video and the fact that it is leopard print is BRAVE. I loved Shania Twain growing up and her music was so different to everyone else’s in the 90s.
4. Tragedy – Steps
The music video where they all dressed in wedding attire and danced a god awful dance routine. But Steps were the first band whose album I brought. Loved them!
5. MMMBop – Hanson
Jeez Louise, this is a flashback to the past. The three brothers with the LONGEST hair. It seemed to be a big thing in the 90s for guys to have long hair. I also had a crush on one of the elder two, which one I can’t remember but looking at them now….well that crush no longer exists.
6. Would I Lie To You – Charlie and Eddie
Some people may not have heard of this but this was a classic that I think we had on vinyl. Such a great song but I was sad to learn that Eddie died back in the 00s due to cancer. Sad times.
7. Barbie Girl – Aqua
These sound so crude now but back then it was just an innocent song about Barbie but listen closer to the lyrics and you’ll hear it a little differently than when you were younger.
8. Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom! – Vengaboys
I’m pretty sure that this featured on several of my 90s hits CDs. Everything about this song is so wrong..but it’s a classic!
What were your favourites hits during your childhood?!
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