Ryan (theorangemonkey) wrote in year1979,
Ryan
theorangemonkey
year1979

the "music from the year you turned 18" meme

There's a list here of the top 75 Billboard singles for the year we all turned 18. So, the idea is, check that list, and say which songs are good, which are bad, and which you're indifferent to.

Good
4. Tubthumping - Chumbawamba
9. Crash Into Me - Dave Matthews Band
10. Fly - Sugar Ray
24. A Long December - Counting Crows
27. Semi Charmed Life - Third Eye Blind
30. The Impression That I Get - Mighty Mighty Bosstones
32. Song 2 - Blur
34. Love Rollercoaster - Red Hot Chili Peppers
44. Santeria - Sublime
48. Criminal - Fiona Apple
51. You Were Meant For Me - Jewel
52. Firestarter - Prodigy
58. Lovefool - The Cardigans
60. Thirty Three - Smashing Pumpkins
71. The Freshmen - The Verve Pipe
72. The Rascal King - The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
73. The Old Apartment - Barenaked Ladies


Bad
1. Barbie Girl - Aqua
3. Wannabe - Spice Girls
12. Da' Dip - Freak Nasty
14. Let Me Clear My Throat - DJ Kool
15. Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans
16. 2 Become 1 - Spice Girls
17. MMMBop - Hanson
18. Fly Like An Eagle - Seal
19. Say You'll Be There - Spice Girls
28. Mo Money Mo Problems - Notorious B.I.G.
31. I Want You - Savage Garden
37. Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy
38. Honey - Mariah Carey
39. Spice Up Your Life - Spice Girls
40. Ooh Aah... Just a Little Bit - Gina G
41. Dancehall Queen - Beenie Man
42. Building A Mystery - Sarah McLachlan
43. I Say A Little Prayer - Diana King

49. Where's The Love - Hanson


Indifferent/Can't Remember
2. ESPN Presents Jock Jams - Various Artists
5. To The Moon and Back - Savage Garden
6. You Make Me Wanna - Usher
7. I Like It Like That - Blackout All-Stars
8. Hard To Say I'm Sorry - Az Yet
11. How Do I Live - LeAnn Rimes
13. It's Your Love - Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
20. For You I Will - Monica
21. Butterfly Kisses - Bob Carlisle
22. I Believe In You And Me - Whitney Houston
23. This Is Your Night - Amber
25. Show Me Love - Robyn
26. We Trying To Stay Alive - Wyclef Jean
29. Say... If You Feel Alright - Crystal Waters
33. CoCo Jamboo - Mr. President
35. Head Over Heels - Allure
36. All Mixed Up - 311

45. Barely Breathing - Duncan Sheik
46. Men In Black - Will Smith
47. Wrong Way - Sublime

50. Your Woman - White Town

53. Feel So Good - Mase
54. Where Have All The Cowboys Gone - Paula Cole
55. If It Makes You Happy - Sheryl Crow
56. Don't Go Away - Oasis
57. Staring At The Sun - U2
59. Blood On The Dancefloor - Michael Jackson
61. Secret Garden - Bruce Springsteen
62. Desperately Wanting - Better Than Ezra
63. How Bizarre - OMC
64. I'm Not A Player - Big Punisher
65. Quit Playin' Games (With My Heart) - Backstreet Boys
66. Daylight Fading - Counting Crows
67. All Cried Out - Allure
68. Dream - Forest For The Trees
69. Push - Matchbox 20
70. Alright - Jamiroquai
74. Hell - Squirrel Nut Zippers
75. All By Myself - Celine Dion


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