eight 90s one-hit wonders

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Spaceman
5
6%
Sleeping Satellite
13
16%
Would I Lie To You?
14
17%
No Rain
7
9%
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
5
6%
Steal My Sunshine
11
13%
Jump Around
13
16%
You Get What You Give
14
17%
 
Total votes: 82

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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby ORORORO » 12 Mar 2018, 22:59

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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby fange » 12 Mar 2018, 23:35

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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby Darkness_Fish » 13 Mar 2018, 09:04

I can't vote for any of these, so by default my vote goes to White Town's "Your Woman".
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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby fange » 13 Mar 2018, 09:16

I've had that Len song as a bloody earworm all day long. :x That chorus is fucking catchy, i'll give it that. For trivia buffs though, the hook is taken from a tiny sample from the bridge section of Andrea True's disco hit 'More More More'.

If you don't want to get your full disco on, just click up to 2:20...

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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby Footy » 13 Mar 2018, 10:11

Charles and Eddie
Len
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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby PENK » 13 Mar 2018, 11:15

Charles 'N' Eddie is the one I'd actively choose to listen to. A couple of the others are OK on the radio - but I never actually listen to the radio.

The Len one actively annoys me.

The Babylon Zoo one is equal parts brilliant and shit. It would have been amazing in about 1981 but has too much '90s tackiness about it.
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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby ORORORO » 13 Mar 2018, 11:19

Of course all of these artists had careers beyond these hits, but it's not surprising they were only known for the one biggie ESPECIALLY IN THE CASE OF TASMIN ARCHER

You follow up the big hit with something similar, right? especially if you're not talented enough to write something equally great in a different style?



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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby PENK » 13 Mar 2018, 11:22

THE NIGHT BEAK wrote:Of course all of these artists had careers beyond these hits


The Babylon Zoo fella is some kind of film mogul apparently. On Google there's a picture of him looking dapper in a suit and goatee with Ice T and some busty blonde woman.
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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby ORORORO » 13 Mar 2018, 11:25

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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby The Modernist » 13 Mar 2018, 12:51

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No they aren’t!
Of the four I know, the only one I don’t hate is the New Radicals. And weren’t they a poor man’s James!? I mean ...


Would I Lie To You is an absolute classic, as good as any Philly.
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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby The Modernist » 13 Mar 2018, 12:54

I also like Jump Around and Sleeping Satellite (beautiful melody) a lot.

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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby LeBaron » 13 Mar 2018, 13:06

The Modernist wrote:
Very Stable Baron wrote:
THE NIGHT BEAK wrote:Actually they're all great!


No they aren’t!
Of the four I know, the only one I don’t hate is the New Radicals. And weren’t they a poor man’s James!? I mean ...


Would I Lie To You is an absolute classic, as good as any Philly.
Anybody with ears should get that, this stuff ain't hard.


Never heard of it.
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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

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Very Stable Baron wrote:
The Modernist wrote:
Very Stable Baron wrote:
No they aren’t!
Of the four I know, the only one I don’t hate is the New Radicals. And weren’t they a poor man’s James!? I mean ...


Would I Lie To You is an absolute classic, as good as any Philly.
Anybody with ears should get that, this stuff ain't hard.


Never heard of it.


Play it! Anna will sing along to it with you! It's picked up a reputation in the UK as a real pop classic.

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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby fange » 13 Mar 2018, 13:54

The Modernist wrote:
Very Stable Baron wrote:
THE NIGHT BEAK wrote:Actually they're all great!


No they aren’t!
Of the four I know, the only one I don’t hate is the New Radicals. And weren’t they a poor man’s James!? I mean ...


Would I Lie To You is an absolute classic, as good as any Philly.
Anybody with ears should get that, this stuff ain't hard.

Geez, i wouldn't go that far G. It's a nice enough bit of radio pop-soul, but it's pretty lightweight stuff.
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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby gash on ignore » 13 Mar 2018, 14:25

It’s awful, I’d be surprised if G isn’t preparing a Londonbeat thread as I type.
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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby gash on ignore » 13 Mar 2018, 14:26

Small mercies that Lisa Loeb hasn’t cropped up I suppose.
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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

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*waits for the old BCB ‘I shagged Lisa Loeb’ tale*
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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby LeBaron » 13 Mar 2018, 14:37

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Re: eight 90s one-hit wonders

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 13 Mar 2018, 14:58

For the longest time I thought that New Radicals tune was World Party.
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