In the 90s, there were so many One-Hit Wonders that happened. Some bands just made those nostalgic hits that we remember, but we heard nothing else from them that was popular. We are going to look back on some of the most popular One-Hit Wonders from the year 1996. Now, to clarify, One-Hit Wonders does… Continue reading One-Hit Wonders of the 90s: 1996
Background: Upside Down is a music group created when two record executives wanted to find a group to challenge the group Take That in 1995. Obviously, that didn’t happen, because Upside Down is not around anymore, and Take That is still relevant. There were 7,000 men who applied and auditioned to be in the group.… Continue reading Worst Boyband Ever: Upside Down
There are so many toys from the 90s and early 00s, let’s see if you remember these… HitClips: Have you ever loved a song, but wanted to just listen to a minute of the song, and it not even be the chorus? Then HitClips was for you! Possibly the most useless toy of the early… Continue reading Remember This? More Toys!
Background: With NSYNC and the Backstreet Boys booming through the scene in the 90s, there were many boy bands that fell through the cracks a bit. One of them is 98 Degrees. The band comprises Justin Jeffre, Jeff Timmons, Drew Lachey, and Nick Lachey. Jeff Timmons left college and wanted to start a band. He… Continue reading The Forgotten Boyband: 98 Degrees and Rising (1998)
Background Bad Boys Inc is another 90s boy band. They were formed in 1993 in London, England by a record producer. The members were: David Ross, Matthew Pateman, Tony Dowding, and Ally Begg. These 4 gentlemen were all in their 20s when they decided they were going to embark into boybandhood. There isn’t a lot… Continue reading Worst Boyband Ever: Bad Boys Inc.
Let me tell you what I want, what I really really want. I really, really, really, want to talk about the Spice Girls. I’ve been on a Spice Girls kick lately, which is weird because I was not interested in the Spice Girls as a child. I’ve had many friends that were, but I was… Continue reading Let’s Have a Little Spice by Spice Girls(1996)
In the wake of the millennium coming, there would be an array of music that would overtake the world. It would be the land of boy bands, girl bands, and bubblegum pop music. The Backstreet Boys would be one of those many bands that would change the face of the late 90s and early 2000s.… Continue reading Revisiting the Millennium Backstreet Boys(1999)
When thinking about albums that define a generation, there are very few. One that defined the millennial generation was American Idiot. Green Day, a band that had had seven albums before, found enormous support and controversy with this album. Though they had success in the 90s, they were finding trouble finding support in the 2000s… Continue reading American Idiot: An Album for a Generation (2004)
Every month, we are going to look at some of the worst boy bands of all time, with a special edition of the Worst Boyband Ever. This comes from my love of boy bands and the ridiculous ones I have found along the way. These are bands I have stumbled upon in my journeys through… Continue reading Worst Boyband Ever: E-male
In 1999, a teenage Britney Spears would come out with what could be one of the most influential albums of the future. An album that would spark inspiration for many of the artists that are here today, “…Baby One More Time”. Britney Spears started as a child star. She rose to fame after she was… Continue reading It’s Britney’s Baby One More Time!