I recently discovered that 90s club hits have spectacular music videos. My knowledge of these songs was mostly limited to hearing them during across the floor, jazz exercises at Miss Hamilton’s School of Dance. Thankfully Youtube exists, and we can rediscover these lost gems of the early 90s. Between the black leather, spaghetti straps, and wild prints, there are some quality prop and costume work.
The internet is weird. It gives you a billion songs at your disposal. Once you get sucked into the YouTube black hole, you find things out that you never knew existed before. I have found out about some amazing and bizarre covers because of just going down that rabbit hole. I was posting one such video the other day to my Facebook and I found out that people thought the cover I posted was the original version. This struck me as weird, but awesome. I had been kicking a list around for awhile of some of my favorite cover songs. I decided to just go with bizarre ones that actually work in their covered genre. Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Bizarre Cover Edition
Did you know that Ace of Base had three Top 10 hits in 1994? I have some vague recollection of that, since it was my junior year in high school, and that catchy Swedish pop brings me to a very specific time in my memory. Read More This Open Thread Flashback Dance Party Saw the Sign
If I had a dollar for every time my friends and I reminisced about how amazing it was being a child of the 1990s, I wouldn’t have to keep forbearing my graduate school loans. From Ace of Base to Lisa Frank, we can talk for hours about the things that made the decade fun, colorful, and absolutely awesome. Sure, we didn’t have the Internet and cell phones, but we had Full House, The Baby-Sitters Club and pogs! Read More Clarissa, Pete and Pete: They’re back!