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    25 Emo Songs From The '00s And '10s That Define Neon Pop-Punk

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    You've heard of emo music and you've heard of pop-punk music, but what about neon pop-punk? Chances are you know exactly what I'm talking about even if you haven't heard it worded that way. Neon pop-punk music pertains to the electronica-influenced, upbeat, bright, and catchy ~pop-punk~ songs of the late '00s and early '10s with music videos that were full of bright zebra prints, neon-framed shades, and colorful American Apparel hoodies and deep V-necks. Let's take a journey back in time and explore some of the best ones.

    1. "Blackout" - Breathe Carolina

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    Memorable lyric: "I'm only gettin' started. I won't blackout. This time I've got nothing to waste. Let's go a little harder. I'm o-o-on fire."

    2. "Untouched" - The Veronicas

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    Memorable lyric: "I feel so untouched and I want you so much โ€” that I just can't resist you."

    3. "Party in Your Bedroom" - Cash Cash

    Universal Republic Records / Via

    Memorable lyric: "There's a party in your bedroom all night long. There's a lot of talk about you."

    4. "Homecoming" - Hey Monday

    SME / Via

    Memorable lyric: "I'm coming home, I'm coming home. Did you take off while I was gone? I missed it all, I messed you up, I missed you."

    5. "The City is at War" - Cobra Starship

    Fueled by Ramen / Via

    Memorable lyric: "The city is at war, it's playtime for the young and rich. Ignore me if you see me 'cause I just don't give a shit."

    6. "What the Hell" - Avril Lavigne

    RCA / Via

    Memorable lyric: "All my life I've been good. But now I'm thinking, 'What the hell?'"

    7. "Hello Seattle" - Owl City

    Republic, Imeh Akpanudosen / Getty Images

    Memorable lyric: "Hello Seattle, I am a mountaineer. In the hills and highlands, I fall asleep in hospital parking lots."

    8. "Still Into You" - Paramore

    Fueled by Ramen / Via

    Memorable lyric: "I should be over all the butterflies. But I'm into you (I'm in to you)"

    9. "I Just Wanna Run" - The Downtown Fiction

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    Memorable lyric: "I just wanna run, hide it away. Run because they're chasing me down. I just wanna run, throw it away. Run before they're finding me out."

    10. "Do You Feel" - The Rocket Summer

    Def Jam / Via

    Memorable lyric: "Do you feel โ€” the weight of the world singing sorrow? Or to you is it just not real?"

    11. "Fall from a Star" - Kill Paradise

    Kill Paradise / Via, Facebook: Kill

    Memorable lyric: "Fall, don't you really want to fall from a star? You know that heaven is not that far from a star."

    12. "So Obvious" - Runner Runner

    Capitol Records / Via

    Memorable lyric: "This is our night; The look in your eyes says we can go all the way. I'm losing my mind, broken inside. I want you to take my breath away. It's obvious that my heart beats for you."

    13. "Here (In Your Arms)" - Hellogoodbye

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    Memorable lyric: "Well you are the one, the one that lies close to me; Whispers "Hello, I've missed you quite terribly." I fell in love โ€” in love with you suddenly. Now there's no place else I could be but here in your arms."

    14. "Love Like Woe" - The Ready Set

    WMG / Via

    Memorable lyric: "Tell me darling โ€” can I get a break somehow? Can I say no? She's got a love like woe."

    15. "Seventeen Forever" - Metro Station

    Sony / Via

    Memorable lyric: "We're one mistake from being together, but let's not ask why it's not right. You won't be seventeen forever. And we can get away with this tonight."

    *Can we also take a second to appreciate that Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, and Mitchel Musso are in this video?

    16. "About a Girl" - The Academy Is...

    Fueled by Ramen / Via

    Memorable lyric: "I'm not in love. This is not my heart. I'm not gonna waste these words. About a girl."

    17. "Tell Me I'm a Wreck" - Every Avenue

    Fearless Records / Via

    Memorable lyric: "When you tell me I'm a wreck. You say that I'm a mess. How could you expect anything less?"

    18. "The Curse of Curves" - Cute Is What We Aim For

    Fueled by Ramen / Via

    Memorable lyric: "I've got the gift of one liners, and you've got the curse of curves."

    19. "Whoa Oh! (Me VS Everyone)" - Forever the Sickest Kids

    Universal Motown Records / Via

    Memorable lyric: "I've got friends in highly low places. I'm standing on post, and I'm posted up. Can't afford to lose them."

    20. "Summer of '98" - The Secret Handshake

    ADA / Via

    Memorable lyric: "This this could be the summer...the summer of love."

    21. "The Great Escape" - Boys Like Girls

    SME / Via

    Memorable lyric: "Throw it away, forget yesterday. We'll make the great escape."

    22. "Say Anything (Else)" - Cartel

    Sony / Via

    Memorable lyric: "Someday, you'll sing it out loud. One day, this will make you proud."

    23. "I'm a Pirate, You're a Princess" - PlayRadioPlay!

    Def Jam / Via

    Memorable lyric: "I am a pirate. You are a princess. We could sail the seven seas."

    24. "Chelsea" - The Summer Set

    Razor & Tie / UMG / Via

    Memorable lyric: "Chelsea, Chelsea tell me you love me. Chelsea, Chelsea are you feeling me now?"

    25. "Candle (Sick and Tired)" - The White Tie Affair

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    Memorable lyric: "I started thinking out loud: I'm so sick and tired of being sick and tired."

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