You're wearing '90s clothes. You're fondly remembering '90s brands. Even looking at a choker makes you, well, choke up. If you're of a certain age (that is, my age), there is also a bracket of pop songs that defined the decade—nay, your whole life. Icons from that era are doing throwback concerts and staging revivals, and that made us think: Which songs would we want to bring back? Here are 22 songs you forgot you were totally, utterly obsessed with in the '90s. Hear 'em and weep.
"Stay (I Missed You)" by Lisa Loeb (1995)
Cute, soulful librarians all over the world were pretty happy about this one. Did you know Ethan Hawke directed the video?
"All My Life" by K-Ci & JoJo (1997)
"Close to me you're like my father,
Close to me you're like my sister,
Close to me you're like my brother"
Well, OK—that seems weird, but I'm still down with it.
"You Only Get What You Give" by New Radicals (1998)
No, YOU'VE got the music in you.
"Bitch" by Meredith Brooks (1997)
Also an excellent example of the "woman playing guitar in a bedroom" music video.
"I Swear" by All-4-One (1993)
Shout out to the guy wearing Harry Potter glasses before Harry Potter was even a thing.
"Show Me Love" by Robyn (1995)
Before she told you to "Call Your Girlfriend," the Swedish pop star had a very important request.
"Don't Take it Personal (Just One of Dem Days)" by Monica (1995)
"I Love You Always Forever" by Donna Lewis (1996)
Just SEE if you can't sing it all by heart.
"Summertime" by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince (1991)
This song is 25 years old. No, I'm not upset at how quickly time passes. Leave me alone!
"Where My Girls At?" by 702 (1999)
UM THIS SONG WAS PRODUCED BY MISSY ELLIOTT HELLO
"I Want You" by Savage Garden (1997)
Everyone already knows I love this song. A chick-a-cherry-cola.
"Another Night" by The Real McCoy (1995)
There is no point in listening to any other song, ever.
"One Headlight" by The Wallflowers (1996)
Do you remember where you were when you found out the son of Bob Dylan was so good-looking?
"Breakfast at Tiffany's" by Deep Blue Something (1993)
If you get a point for every time you yelled along to the chorus with your friends then surely we all have at least one point.
"Just Another Day" by Jon Secada (1992)
Go ahead, break your own heart wide open.
"One Sweet Day" by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men (1995)
Scientifically devised to make you cry the most.
"Crush" by Jennifer Paige (1998)
It's just....ahhhhh....a little CRUSH.....crush.
"Kiss Me" by Sixpence None the Richer (1998)
If a song featured prominently in both Dawson's Creek AND She's All That, then you know it's good. But what is bearded barley?
"Mouth" by Merril Bainbridge (1996)
Australian singer Merril Bainbridge made kissing seem like the naughtiest thing in the world.
"What Is Love" by Haddaway (1993)
One thing that's good to know about Haddaway is that his Twitter handle is @HADDYMUSIX. Rhymes with "Daddy Music," am I right????
"How Bizarre" by OMC (1995)
Forget Seinfeld—this was truly the song about nothing.
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