The 18 Best 90s Pop Songs You Forgot Existed
1. Girl on TV – LFO
If nothing else, the Lyte Funky Ones (less awkwardly known as “LFO”) are proof that songs can make absolutely zero sense and still be completely awesome. Because really, people don’t sing about the color purple, macaroni and cheese or Scooby Snacks often enough.
2. S Club Party – S Club 7
Seriously, the only way to start a party. But actually.
3. Crush – Jennifer Page
My personal favorite song from the Sabrina Goes to Rome soundtrack (yeah…that was a thing).
4. Crazy for this Girl – Evan & Jaron
Really, anything from the Dawson’s Creek soundtrack is a total gem.
5. Mirror, Mirror – M2M Probably one of the catchiest songs ever, I dare you not to hum this for the rest of the day.
6. Slam Dunk (Da Funk) – Five
Or, perhaps better known as, “That Song They Do That Weird Dance To In Smart House”. Five also poses us with some pretty deep questions here: Do you want to get down? Do you want to get funky?
7. All or Nothing – O-Town
This is, by far, my favorite song to belt out in the comfort of my own apartment #noshame.
8. I Just Can’t Help Myself – Nobody’s Angel
If you’re wondering why you remember this song, it’s probably because Nobody’s Angel was pretty hot on the 90s TV/movie circuit—before they fell off the face of the planet. Most notably, they performed this song on an episode of Boy Meets World and at a school dance in the movie Model Behavior.
9. How Do I Feel (The Burrito Song) – Hoku
I saw Hoku on the 2000 Kid’s Choice Awards and decided she was the coolest person ever. Don’t ask questions. Then again, anything subtitled “The Burrito Song” would have to be sung by an equally cool person.
10. He Loves U Not – Dream
Okay, so this one’s actually from 2001…
11. Nobody Wants To Be Lonely – Ricky Martin & Cristina Aguilera
This music video used to play ALL of the time on Disney Channel when it first came out…and I hated it. Now, I find it oddly delightful and brimming with nostalgia.
12. Still on Your Side – BBMak
While BBmak’s “Back Here” still tends to get its fair share of plays in dentist offices and Targets across America, “Still on Your Side” was the real winner in my book.
13. Can I Get Your Number (A Girl Like You) – No Authority
I take it back….THIS is the catchiest song ever. My deepest apologies.
14. C’est La Vie – Bewitched
Everything about this video is so 90s. And I love it.
15. Upside Down (Bouncing Off the Ceiling) – A*Teens
I’m pretty sure it’s impossible to be in a bad mood after jamming to a little A*Teens.
16. Smile – Vitamin C
I definitely bought Vitamin C’s cassette (yes, cassette) because her hair was awesome. Clearly, I have taste in music.
17. Here We Go – N*Sync
Yet another classic brought to you in Model Behavior…I guess that’s what happens when Justin Timberlake’s the star.
18. Aaron’s Party (Come Get It) – Aaron Carter
Because a party is not a party until somebody raps a little AC. It’s just not.
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1. They treat a waitress poorly.
How many resumes have we submitted, never to hear a reply? How many slices of dollar pizza have we barely been able to afford this week?
“WE WERE ON A BREAK!”