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The Top 10 Most Iconic Music Moments In Skins History.

Oh, baby it's a wild world.

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It's the show that defined a generation...and a generation of iPod playlists.

10. Maxxie's Dance.

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When: Season 2, Episode 1

Song: Clutch - Fat Segal

Boy's got moooooves.

9. Sid Tells Tony About His Dad.

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When: Season 2, Episode 5

Song: Alice Practice - Crystal Castles

Sid finds out that his Dad is dead. He goes to a Crystal Castles gig to tell Tony. There's zero dialogue in this scene and it still manages to be one of most powerful moments in Skins history.

8. Generation 1 Finale.

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When: Season 2, Episode 10

Track: Time to Pretend - MGMT

The first generation wrapped with this tune from MGMT, as each of the characters went their separate directions and the reigns got handed to Effy for the next season.

7. Effy and Freddie Kiss.

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When: Season 3, Episode 5

Track: Phosphorescent - I Am A Full Grown Man

Say what you want about the controversial pairing, but the chemistry in this scene was pretty overwhelming.

6. "WE ARE A MESS! WE ARE FAILURES! AND WE LOVE IT!"

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When: Season 5, Episode 8

Track: Glockinspiel Song - Dog is Dead

Say what you will about the show's third generation, but this inexplicable live performance by Dog is Dead at the conclusion of Series 5 really nailed the tone of the show, and birthed a thousand Tumblr gifs. Like the below:

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5. Frankie Meets Her Mum.

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When: Season 6, Episode 10

Track: Don't Go - Rae Morris

If you disregard the 7th series (which a lot of people would like to), then these were the final moments of the series. And the producers made sure to pick the most melancholic song possible to accompany it - which is sort of fitting when you consider the fact that Skins was never the happiest of shows - and the fact that Series Six was really fucking bleak.

4. Panda's Song to Effy.

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When: Season 4, Episode 8

Track: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Effy is in a mental hospital after her suicide attempt. Panda writes her a song to cheer here up. And it's fantastic.

3. Cassie Runs Away.

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When: Season 2, Episode 9

Track: Hometown Glory - Adele

A music choice so fitting to the character of Cassie and everything she came to embody over the two years viewers came to know her, you'd almost think Adele penned this song purely with the scene it plays over in mind. Breathtaking stuff.

2. Sid & Michelle Hook Up.

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When: Season 2, Episode 4

Track: Samskeyti - Sigur Ros

Look, Sigur Ros is emotional enough at the best of times - but this moment - coming midway through the second series, after countless episodes of tension between Sid & Michelle? Outstanding.

The music swells. She runs to him. They fall to the sand. And then later the sun comes up and everything is wonderful.

1. The 'Wild World' Montage

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When: Season 1, Episode 9

Track: Wild World, by the Skins cast

Perhaps one of the most iconic moments of the entire series, this montage closes out the show's debut season and it's principal storylines. Tony gets hit by a fucking bus, there's a lot of pretty cinematography, and this song got stuck in our heads for a very long time.

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Now, who's up for a rewatch?

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