What's the best single of the 21st century?

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Best single of the 21st century

Mercy
1
7%
Hey Ya!
3
20%
Umbrella
1
7%
Rehab
1
7%
Izzo (H.O.V.A.)
0
No votes
Hurt
0
No votes
Can't Get You Out of My Head
1
7%
The Seed 2.0
1
7%
Chasing Pavements
0
No votes
Since I Left You
0
No votes
One More Time
0
No votes
Seven Nation Army
1
7%
other
6
40%
 
Total votes: 15

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What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby GoogaMooga » 03 May 2021, 00:14

What's the best single of the 21st century? Two come to mind instantly: "Hey Ya!" and "Mercy".

I think "Mercy" has a slight edge over "Hey Ya!":

What's the best single of the 21st century?

"Mercy" by Duffy, released in 2008. One great album, "Rockferry", and this centerpiece single. Sadly, Duffy's follow-up album tanked, and she faded after that. For a brief shining moment in 2008, she reaped the glory, and the stage was all set for a brilliant career, but her second album foundered, and that was it. We the fans can only speculate on what could have been, and be happy that we at least got "Mercy".
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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby Minnie the Minx » 03 May 2021, 01:17

Do you know why Duffy’s career ‘tanked’?
You come at the Queen, you best not miss.

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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby GoogaMooga » 03 May 2021, 02:44

Minnie the Minx wrote:Do you know why Duffy’s career ‘tanked’?


That is not what I wrote, I said that about her second album.
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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby GoogaMooga » 03 May 2021, 02:47

I've just looked at wiki, it mentions abduction and rape, I was not aware of that. My apologies.
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Postby Charlie O. » 03 May 2021, 02:56

"Shake It Off"?
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Postby Positive Passion » 03 May 2021, 07:26

Single Ladies

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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 03 May 2021, 08:14

I voted Can't get it out of my head on condition it's the Flaming Lips' version.
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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 03 May 2021, 10:56

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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 03 May 2021, 11:43

Tom Waits For No One wrote:Happy



Of course! I'd have voted for that except I couldn't remember the title. Just knew it was an earworm.

So now I'm happy.




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Postby Rorschach » 03 May 2021, 13:27

Walk In My Shadow wrote:
Tom Waits For No One wrote:Happy



Of course! I'd have voted for that except I couldn't remember the title. Just knew it was an earworm.


I think I'll go for that as well. Wonderful single.
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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby slightbreeze » 03 May 2021, 13:34

You may all scoff and laugh, but everything you want in a pop single is here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvgZkm1xWPE

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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby The Fish » 03 May 2021, 13:40

slightbreeze wrote:You may all scoff and laugh


Can't speak for anyone else but I am.

Rehab, Hey Ya and...............

We're way past rhubarb

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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby slightbreeze » 03 May 2021, 14:16

The Fish wrote:
slightbreeze wrote:You may all scoff and laugh


Can't speak for anyone else but I am.

Rehab, Hey Ya and...............



No retribution regarding earlier post by me....I know they are divisive to say the least, but just congratulations on chosing Vampire weekend...a brilliant, brilliant band
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Postby Walk In My Shadow » 03 May 2021, 14:22

slightbreeze wrote:You may all scoff and laugh, but everything you want in a pop single is here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvgZkm1xWPE




It IS a great pop single but so were Cool for Cats or Another Nail in my Heart or...
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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby Hizzoner » 03 May 2021, 14:33

I hereby declare this jukebox jury, composed mostly of elderly white men, unqualified to answer the question and thereby disqualified from proffering any further answers. Any conclusions it purports to reach shall be set aside and held for naught.
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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby OUTPLAY » 03 May 2021, 14:49

What do 70s Squeeze singles have to do with it?
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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 03 May 2021, 14:56

OUTPLAY wrote:What do 70s Squeeze singles have to do with it?



wasn't I ignoring you?
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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby OUTPLAY » 03 May 2021, 20:53

Walk In My Shadow wrote:
OUTPLAY wrote:What do 70s Squeeze singles have to do with it?



wasn't I ignoring you?


oh no! ANOTHER nail in my heart... :cry:
































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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby Minnie the Minx » 11 May 2021, 15:28



SNA and Hey Ya are both big favourites but this is the clear winner as any fule no
You come at the Queen, you best not miss.

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Re: What's the best single of the 21st century?

Postby The Slider » Yesterday, 13:28

Nelly, Outkast and Pharell are all good shouts but this wins hands down in my book

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