16 More 90s/Early-00s Pop Songs You Totally Forgot Existed


The complete compilation of songs I’m embarrassed I know all of the words to… a decade later. For the first 18 pop songs you forgot existed click here.

1. The Hardest Thing – 98°

More soulful than BSB with less spastic dancing than N*Sync, 98° was legitimately the perfect boy band.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzTNsFcbdmI&w=584&h=390]

2. Viva Forever – Spice Girls

Unfortunately, this music video is almost as dumb as their West End show by the same name (a.k.a. £42 and 2 hours of my life I’ll never get back).[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wkuqRFXNvI&w=584&h=390]

3. I Knew I Loved You – Savage Garden

Apparently you can meet your soul mate on public transportation. Forget OkCupid, buy a bus pass. Thanks, Savage Garden.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjnmICxvoVY&w=584&h=390]

4. Bailamos – Enrique Iglesias

I have no shame in admitting that this song is the only way I knew how to conjugate the first person plural verbs in middle school Spanish.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pv0PAchVGCw&w=584&h=390]

5. Faded – soulDecision

I don’t know…I just suddenly have the urge buy me some mace.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Mn13o5OrnU&w=584&h=390]

6. Torn – Natalie Imbruglia

Hands down, my favorite song of the 90s.

7. I Wanna Be Bad – Willa Ford

Really, it’s hard not to love a song with such deep and meaningful lyrics.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5tKILoxrQ4&w=584&h=390]

8. Juliet – LMNT (pronounced “element” — cool, right?)

“Hey, I’ve been watching you.” = The most underrated pick-up line. Ever.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWtJY_qPuik&w=584&h=390]

9. If You’re Not the One – Daniel Bedingfield

I think it’s great that he’s basically serenading himself with a love song for four minutes.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YRDtpizeS0&w=584&h=390]

10. Same Ol’ Same Ol’ – PYT

Okay, so they definitely disappeared.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rI4oYaeAItQ&w=584&h=390]

11. Everywhere – Michelle Branch

This song was featured in the Lizzie McGuire episode when Lizzie got her first kiss (as if you needed any other reason to love it).[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqiOL8dIBVE&w=584&h=390]

12. I Do (Cherish You) – 98°

Don’t you just feel all warm and fuzzy now?[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kofixtz2Us&w=584&h=390]

13. Crush – Mandy Moore

Well, I’d say this accurately sums up 6th through 12th grade for every girl in America.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkMa7gIcnCM&w=584&h=390]

14. Kiss Me – Sixpence None The Richer

Bonus points for being on the She’s All That soundtrack #90sOn90s[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8N-qO3sPMjc&w=584&h=390]

15. Get Over Yourself – Eden’s Crush

I know what you’re thinking. And yes, that is Nicole Scherzinger.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKm8L5F-Va0&w=584&h=390]

16. Never Had A Dream Come True – S Club 7

S Club 7, they just really get life.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQcYGx_jzlU&w=584&h=390]TC Mark

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