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    Posted on Jun 8, 2018

    19 Summer Songs From 1998 That'll Leave You Reminiscing About The Good Old Days

    These were the jams that were on your mixtapes 20 years ago!

    1. "The Boy Is Mine" by Brandy and Monica

    WMG

    What this song reminds you of: You and your friend fighting over who got be Brandy and who got to be Monica.

    2. "Too Close" by Next

    Arista

    What you didn't realize about this song at the time: Um, just how sexual the lyrics are.

    3. "My Way" by Usher

    Sony Music

    Fact this song reminds you of: Just how freaking talented Usher was and is.

    4. "Adia" by Sarah McLachlan

    Arista

    What you probably associate this song with most: Lilith Fair.

    5. "All My Life" by K-Ci & JoJo​

    UMG

    Where you heard this song the most: On the mix tape your crush made you (or the mix tape you made about your crush).

    6. "My All" by Mariah Carey

    Sony Music

    Thing you probably forgot about this song: The gorgeous black and white music video that was directed by the late, great photographer Herb Ritts.

    7. "Iris" by Goo Goo Dolls

    WMG

    Where you heard this song the most: EVERYWHERE! Basically, there was no escaping this (honestly great) song in the summer of 1998.

    8. "You're Still the One" by Shania Twain

    Mercury Nashville

    What you did after watching the music video for this song: Dramatically recreate the movements and faces from it any time the song came on the radio.

    9. "Crush" by Jennifer Paige

    Hollywood Records

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

    10. "Make It Hot" - Nicole ft. Missy Elliott and Mocha

    WMG

    Where you heard this song for the first time: On a mixtape playing at a friend's pool party.

    11. "Daydreamin'" by Tatyana Ali

    Sony Music

    What you probably thought the first time you heard this song: Wait, Ashley Banks actually released a song IRL?!

    12. "One Week" by Barenaked Ladies

    Reprise

    Memories you probably have about this song: Trying to figure out what the hell they were singing.

    13. "Flagpole Sitta" by Harvey Danger

    Slash

    What you probably did any time you heard this song: Scream along to the lyrics: "I'm not sick but I'm not well/ And I'm so hot 'cause I'm in hell"

    14. "Inside Out" Eve 6

    RCA

    Where you heard this song the most: Aside from alt-rock radio stations, MTV, which had the video on heavy rotation.

    15. "I Think I'm Paranoid" by Garbage

    Interscope Records

    The mixtape this song was probably on: Your road trip mixtape (aka the tape that kept you from talking to your parents for hours at a time).

    16. "Come with Me" by Puff Daddy ft. Jimmy Page

    Bad Boy Records

    What this song reminds you of: That the Godzilla soundtrack was better than the movie.

    17. "Intergalactic" by Beastie Boys

    Capitol

    The most Beastie Boys-esque lyric in the song: Toss up between "Coming from Uranus to check my style" and "I am known to do the wop (wop)/ Also known for the Flintstone Flop."

    18. "Ghetto Superstar (That Is What You Are)" by Pras ft. Ol' Dirty Bastard and Mýa

    Interscope

    What this song did to you at the time: Introduce you to Mýa.

    19. "Time After Time" by INOJ

    Columbia Records

    What you probably forgot about this song: How it took you a bit to realize it was a cover of the Cyndi Lauper classic.

    Relive the summer of 1998 here:

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