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    21 Songs That Are Actually Older Than Today's Year 7s

    Have the year 7s of today ever understood the struggles of trying to text their boyfriend on Microsoft Excel? Nah.

    1. Year 7s will never see Godney at her "Oops!... I Did It Again" peak, which is something to get emotional about.


    Major lols at the Titanic reference halfway through. Who would've guessed Britney was a queen of comedy?

    2. Year 7s will never have watched the ~iconic~ movie Coyote Ugly and therefore will never have stood on a table pretending to be LeAnn Rimes singing "Can't Fight the Moonlight".

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    Seriously, year 7s just don't know what they're missing.

    3. Year 7s will never understand the struggle of designating the roles of Destiny's Child and will also never understand the slay of "Independent Women Part 1" because it was released a three years before they were even born.



    *Waits forever for a year 7 to finish the sentence*

    4. Craig David had a busy "7 Days" 15 years ago.

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    Craig was doing none of the Netflixing and all of the chilling.

    5. Year 7s will never have S Club 7 breaking their hearts with songs like "Never Had a Dream Come True", and that is why it was better to be a year 7 in 2000 than it is to be one in 2015.


    6. All Saints had the second biggest selling single of 2000 with "Pure Shores", which today's year 7s probably think is some kind of retirement retreat.


    7. Whether they were born or not, any person that doesn't know Samantha Muma's "Gotta Tell You" should be kicked off this planet; ICONIC.


    8. Everything was all "Yellow" for Coldplay in the early '00s, but GUESS FUCKING WHAT? Yep, year 7s weren't born, tut.


    9. The youth of today will never understand what a Jennifer Lopez without a Pitbull is, which is a shame because "Love Don't Cost a Thing" is still a banger.


    Fourteen years later and everybody's still wishing they could've been behind J.Lo, picking up everything she was throwing away. Love don't cost a thing but that's a damn nice car!

    10. Shaggy was telling everybody "It Wasn't Me" back in 2000, so the year 7s of today have no idea about that.


    11. Eminem was busy standing up a whole lot when he released "The Real Slim Shady" in 2000.


    12. Year 7s will never have a garage phase, which means they can't enjoy delights like DJ Pied Piper and the Masters of Ceremonies' "Do You Really Like It?" which was released in 2001.

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    13. Aaliyah taught us how to brush ourselves off and "Try Again" over a decade ago. Meanwhile, today's year 7s weren't even twinkle in their mother's eyes.


    Aaliyah died tragically in 2001, meaning year 7s will never just never understand. πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”

    14. Daniel Bedingfield released "Gotta Get Thru This" in 2001, when it was still cool to not spell words correctly.


    15. Year 7s will never understand suffering, because they weren't alive when Bob the Builder took a giant shit on the charts with "Can We Fix It".


    Somehow, Bob had the biggest selling single of 2000 and the 10th biggest selling single of the noughties. Literally fuck the UK.

    16. In 2001, the lord blessed us with all kinds of "Lady Marmalade" slay. Apparently Rita Ora wants to redo it with Iggy Azalea, Charli XCX, and Miley Cyrus, so basically everybody should feel sorry for today's year 7s.


    17. It's been 14 years since Hear'Say released their first song, "Pure and Simple", which means it's older than the current 11- and 12-year-olds in year 7 now.


    18. So Solid Crew had about 10,384 members rapping about having "21 Seconds" until they were leaving to go somewhere, which was much quicker than the two years it took for the current year 7s to be born after the song was released.

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    19. Enrique Iglesias wasn't asking any of today's youths if they would dance, because he was being a "Hero" a year or so before the current year 7s were born.


    Not that Enrique would be asking year 7s to dance with him, but still, they didn't have that option.

    20. Who could forget "Sound of the Underground", when Girls Aloud were but foetuses in the music industry? Year 7s, that's who.


    Which meant they couldn't appreciate the moment they came strutting back into our lives when they were like, toddlers.

    21. The fact that no year 7 today will hear Nelly and Kelly Rowland have a "Dilemma" at their school disco should genuinely make everybody feel sad.


    And to top it all off, no year 7 will understand the struggle Kelly went through trying to text her boyfriend on Microsoft Excel. 😭😭😭😭😭

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