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    Updated on Jun 18, 2019. Posted on Apr 22, 2018

    27 Songs You Won't Believe Are Already 5 Years Old

    It was a year of bops and legends.

    1. "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers

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    What this song probably brings memories of: Hearing it all summer long, and loving a little more with each listen. A true earworm.

    2. "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke ft. T.I., Pharrell

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    What this song is in retrospect: VERY FUCKING PROBLEMATIC!

    3. "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz

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    What this video did: Launch a million memes comparing Macklemore to either Roger Klotz from Doug, or Phil DeVille from Rugrats.

    4. "Roar" by Katy Perry

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    What this song reminds all of us about: That Katy creates perfect bubblegum pop bops like nobody else.

    5. "When I Was Your Man" by Bruno Mars

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    People who loved this song entirely too much: Your mom and your aunt Debbie.

    6. "#Beautiful" by Mariah Carey ft. Miguel

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    Thing we all need to admit about this song: That the song is gorgeous and is Mariah at her best, and it deserved to be way bigger than it was.

    7. "Mirrors" by Justin Timberlake

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    What you didn't know at the time: After this bop, Justin's next big musical project would be the Trolls soundtrack.

    8. "Safe and Sound" by Capital Cities

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    What you probably remember most about this song: Your music-snob friend telling you the song had actually been released a couple years earlier.

    9. "Best Song Ever" by One Direction

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    What you did any time this song played up on the radio: You just screamed along to the lyrics — it was a true bop.

    10. "Started from the Bottom" by Drake

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    What this song probably reminds you of: Grinding drunkly to it late at night at the club.

    11. "Cruise (Remix)" by Florida Georgia Line ft. Nelly

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    Was this song a low-key guilty pleasure? Yes, and you secretly listened to it over and over.

    12. "Harlem Shake" by Baauer

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    Memories this song brings back: Your friends sending you viral YouTube videos of people doing the "Harlem Shake."

    13. "Wake Me Up" by Avicii

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    Where you heard this song the most: Literally everywhere...it was HUGE.

    14. "Ho Hey" by The Lumineers

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    Fact this song reminds you of: How many alt-rock, sorta country sounding bands there were in the early '10s.

    15. "Do I Wanna Know?" by Arctic Monkeys

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    Where you probably heard this song the most: On alt-rock stations...they played it non-stop.

    16. "Royals" by Lorde

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    What you probably did after hearing this song: Google to see if Lorde really was 16.

    17. "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons

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    What you probably remember most about this song: Liking the song, but not being able to figure out who this was at first.

    18. "Stay" by Rihanna ft. Mikky Ekko

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    Where you listened to it: In your bedroom while REALLY FEELING the lyrics.

    19. "Just Give Me a Reason" by Pink ft. Nate Ruess

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    What you probably said out loud when you first heard this song: "This almost sounds like Fun's 'We Are Young.'"

    20. "The Way" by Ariana Grande ft. Mac Miller

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    First thought you probably had when you heard this song: Is this a new Mariah song?!

    21. "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus

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    The thing you probably associate most with the song: All the parody videos people made.

    22. "Scream & Shout" by will.i.am ft. Britney Spears

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    How this song made you feel: Like dancing your ass off and, also, like picking up a faux-British accent.

    23. "Feel This Moment" by Pitbull ft. Christina Aguilera

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    Is this song the best song Xtina has been featured on? No! But, it's def the most fun song she has been featured on.

    24. "Work Bitch" by Britney Spears

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    What you probably said out loud when you first heard this song: "You better work, bitch! You better work, bitch! You better work, bitch!"

    25. "Applause" by Lady Gaga

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    The biggest legacy of this song: Buy ARTPOP on iTunes

    26. "I Knew You Were Trouble" by Taylor Swift

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    What we cared about this song at the time: Who the fuck this song was about. And honestly, I don't remember who the hell this is about today.

    27. "Cups (Pitch Perfect’s 'When I’m Gone')" by Anna Kendrick

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    The weird thing about this song: That Anna Kendrick had one of the biggest hits that year with this song!!!

    And here's the Spotify playlist:

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