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29 Songs That Went Hard Over A Decade Ago And Still Go Just As Hard Today

We forgot about the bops of Owl City too soon.

Maybe this is a zillennial thing to say, but personally, I think the peak of music occurred when we were growing up. The years 2007–2011 were an unparalleled time in pop music.

But because it's not quite long enough ago to be considered old, I feel like there is so much music from that time that's forgotten. So I've decided to compile a list of all the songs we were absolutely obsessed with a decade ago that have totally slipped our minds today.

1. "Don't Trust Me" by 3OH!3:

3OH!3 dancing in a ballroom

2. "My First Kiss" by 3OH!3 feat. Kesha:

Kesha with sunglasses singing

3. "Good Girls Go Bad" by Cobra Starship feat. Leighton Meester:

Leighton singing next to Cobra Starship

4. "When I Grow Up" by the Pussycat Dolls:

The dolls walking on the street

5. "Can't Be Tamed" by Miley Cyrus:

Miley walking through a zoo

6. "Love You Like a Love Song" by Selena Gomez:

Selena Gomez with long hair, pink lips, and dangly pink earrings

7. "If You Seek Amy" by Britney Spears:

Britney singing in a hotel room

8. "I'm on a Boat" by the Lonely Island feat. T-Pain:

T-Pain and the Lonely Island singing in tuxes on a boat

9. "Your Love Is My Drug" by Kesha:

Kesha singing in the desert

10. "She Wolf" by Shakira:

Shakira dancing naked in a cage

11. "Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)" by A.R. Rahman and the Pussycat Dolls:

Nicole singing with a bindi

12. "Let It Rock" by Kevin Rudolf feat. Lil Wayne:

Lil Wayne in sunglasses and a hat pointing up

13. "Fireflies" by Owl City:

Owl City playing piano in a bedroom

14. "Gives You Hell" by the All-American Rejects:

All-American Rejects playing in a basement

15. "Whatcha Say" by Jason Derulo:

Jason sitting with a woman on the couch

16. "Airplanes" by B.o.B feat. Hayley Williams:

B.o.B. rapping

17. "Telephone" by Lady Gaga feat. Beyoncé:

Beyonce eating a sandwich as she picks up Lady Gaga

18. "Fly" by Nicki Minaj feat. Rihanna:

Rihanna and Nicki walking through wreckage

19. "Young Wild and Free" by Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa feat. Bruno Mars:

Snoop and Wiz on a car's hood with popcorn

20. "Beautiful Girls" by Sean Kingston:

Sean singing

21. "No Air" by Jordin Sparks feat. Chris Brown:

Jordin singing

22. "LoveGame" by Lady Gaga:

Lady Gaga naked in glitter between two men

23. "Second Chance" by Shinedown:

Brent Smith looking up at the sky by the beach

24. "Disturbia" by Rihanna:

Rihanna with creepy contacts growling out of a cage

25. "Peacock" by Katy Perry:

Katy in a straightjacket

26. "What the Hell" by Avril Lavigne:

Avril driving and singing

27. "Dynamite" by Taio Cruz:

Taio walking down the street and singing

28. "So What" by Pink:

Pink sawing down a tree

29. And finally, "We Made You" by Eminem feat. Jessica Simpson:

Eminem singing with flames behind him

If you'd like to hop in a time machine, you can listen to these 29 hits here:

Hannah Marder / Spotify