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18 Summer Hits From 1997 That'll Leave You Reminiscing About The Good Old Days

Remember when all you wanted in life was to be the Ginger Spice of your friend group?

1. "MMMBop" by Hanson

Memories you probably have about this song: this song playing in the background while you flipped through the pages of YM and Seventeen.

2. "Fly" by Sugar Ray

Memories you probably have about this song: being mesmerized by the scene from the music video in which Mark McGrath dances on the ceiling and walls.

3. "Bitch" by Meredith Brooks

Memories you probably have about this song: feeling like a such badass anytime you sang along and said the word "bitch."

4. "Say You'll Be There" by Spice Girls

Memories you probably have about this song: Practicing the choreography from the video with your friends and arguing over which Spice Girl you were.

5. "Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)" by Backstreet Boys

Memories you probably have about this song: putting it on your road trip mixtape (aka the tape that kept you from talking to your parents for hours at a time).

6. "Return Of The Mack" by Mark Morrison

Memories you probably have about this song: Only singing along the chorus part, "Reetttuuurrn off the maaack," 'cause you couldn't understand any of the other lyrics.

7. "Semi-Charmed Life" by Third Eye Blind

Memories you probably have about this song: thinking it was a peppy, feel-good song and not realizing, at the time, that it was actually about meth addiction.

8. "Mo Money Mo Problems" by The Notorious B.I.G. feat. Puff Daddy and Mase

Memories you probably have about this song: hearing Mase's voice for the first time.

9. Do You Know (What It Takes)" by Robyn

Memories you probably have about this song: dancing around in your bedroom while singing into your hairbrush like it was a microphone.

10. "Foolish Games" by Jewel

Memories you probably have about this song: liking this remixed version of the song better than the one that was on her album, Pieces of You.

11. "I'll Be Missing You" by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans feat. 112

Memories you probably have about this song: the music video playing nonstop on MTV and VH1! This song was a monster.

12. "Never Make a Promise" by Dru Hill

Memories you probably have about this song: buying the CD single so that you could put it on your mixtape about your crush.

13. "The Impression That I Get" by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Memories you probably have about this song: ordering The Mighty Mighty Bosstones' album Let's Face It off Columbia House just for this song.

14. "Look Into My Eyes" by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony

Memories you probably have about this song: listening to it on the Batman & Robin soundtrack.

15. "Push" by Matchbox Twenty

Memories you probably have about this song: driving to the store with your mom — moms LOVED Matchbox Twenty.

16. "How Bizarre" by OMC

Memories you probably have about this song: liking it on the DL while all your friends said it was corny.

17. "I Want You" by Savage Garden

Memories you probably have about this song: loving the that part when he sang "chic-A-cherry cola." And then trying to figure out what the hell he was singing in the rest of the song.

18. "Men in Black" by Will Smith

Memories you probably have about this song: hearing this playing on a boombox at a friend's pool party. Also, really, really wanting a pair of the cool Ray-Bans Will Smith wore.

Relive (OK, not really) the entire summer of ‘97:

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