Thought Catalog


The ’90s represented some of the highest and lowest points in music history. There was innovation that changed the industry forever, as well as some experimentation that should have never been touched in the first place.

15. “Just Got Paid”
Every time I cashed my minimum wage check from BlockBuster Video back in 2000, I would crank this song in my Geo Tracker to let everyone know of my recent financial blessings.

In all seriousness, there is just an acute loneliness that tends to develop around the holidays, one painfully and obviously punctuated by the kissing ritual on New Year’s which seems to go around the party with a stamp and mark “together” and “alone” on people’s foreheads in bright red.