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17 Songs Released A Decade Ago That Will Make You Go "Time Isn't Real"

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3. Fall Out Boy, "Thnks fr th Mmrs"


Release date: 27 March 2007

Fun fact: The lack of vowels in the song title was a rebellious nod to the band's record company, which asked them to shorten their lengthy song titles.


7. Kanye West, "Stronger"

Sony Music

Release date: 31 July 2007

Fun fact: The song has since been certified seven times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, making it one of the best-selling singles worldwide.

8. Beyoncé and Shakira, "Beautiful Liar"

Sony Music

Release date: 12 February 2007

Fun fact: The song initially had a Spanish title and different lyrics but the songwriter retitled it when he heard the line "beautiful liar" in one of the verses.


9. Britney Spears, "Gimme More"


Release Date: 20 September 2007

Fun Fact: The viral "Leave Britney Alone!" fan video was a response to the criticism Britney got for her performance of this song at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards.

10. Mika, "Grace Kelly"


Release date: 8 January 2007

Fun fact: The song was written to mock musicians who try to reinvent themselves to be popular, after a record executive told Mika he should be more like Craig David.

11. Aly & AJ, "Potential Breakup Song"


Release date: 26 June 2007

Fun fact: Radio Disney played an alternate version of the song to mainstream radio in order to remove sexual innuendos. The chorus lyric "gettin' me" was changed to "gettin' to me".


14. Soulja Boy, "Crank That"


Release date: 2 May 2007

Fun Fact: Soulja Boy was still in school when he and his classmates were playing around on the computer, and decided to make a song and upload a video for it themselves.

17. Timbaland ft. OneRepublic, "Apologize"


Release Date: 17 September 2007

Fun Fact: The song had a 25-week run in the US top 10. It was the longest any song has been in the top 10 since 1999.

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