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Australia's Best Choons From The Past 30 Years

WARNING: The following article may invoke severe nostalgia and crying. If you are not moved by these songs, please see a GP immediately.

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1987: Beds Are Burning — Midnight Oil

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If this doesn't make you wanna dance like Australia's favourite politician, idk what will.

1988: I Should Be So Lucky — Kylie Minogue

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We love you, Kylie.

1989: Bedroom Eyes — Kate Ceberano

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Suh-LAAAY, Kate, slay.

1990: Jukebox In Siberia — Skyhooks

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If your friends don't like this song, you have our permission to hit them.

1991: The Horses — Daryl Braithwaite

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AUSTRALIA'S UNOFFICIAL AUSTRALIAN ANTHEM, AMIRITE?

1992: Be My Baby — Teen Queens

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Fifteen years on and this song is still a winner for any #tb.

1993: This Is It — Dannii Minogue

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Ahh, Dannii, forever in Kylie's shadow.

1994: Tomorrow — Silverchair

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Daniel Johns turned 15 the year this came out!

1995: Mouth — Merril Bainbridge

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Now ain't this a bit of a throwback?!

1996: I Want You — Savage Garden

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Pls don't tell me I'm the only one who is reminded by Singstar when they hear this.

1997: Alone — Bee Gees

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This song came out 20 years ago... Let that sink in.

1998: Torn — Natalie Imbruglia

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I'M COLD AND I AM SHAMED, LAYING NAKED ON THE FLOOR.

1999: Don’t Call Me Baby — Madison Avenue

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You can call me baby, though.

2000: Absolutely Everybody — Vanessa Amorosi

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The second best thing to come out of this year, usurped only by Cathy Freeman, of course.

2001: Strawberry Kisses — Nikki Webster

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Are you really Australian if you don't like this song?

2002: Am I Not Pretty Enough — Kasey Chambers

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You're pretty enough if you're reading this, beautiful reader.

2003: Angels Brought Me Here — Guy Sebastian

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All we can say is 'thank God he got a haircut.'

2004: What About Me — Shannon Noll

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You know you're doing something right if the cover is more popular than the original.

2005: 4Ever — The Veronicas

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BANGER ALERT. TEENAGE ANGST ALERT.

2006: Black Fingernails, Red Wine — Eskimo Joe

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Still one of the best Aussie songs you'll ever hear.

2007: 20 Good Reasons — Thirsty Merc

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This song is enough reasons to love Thirsty Merc.

2008: Sweet About Me — Gabriella Cilmi

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MASSIVE #THROWBACK ALERT.

2009: Last Day On Earth — Kate Miller-Heidke

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Top. Song.

2010: Big Jet Plane — Angus & Julia Stone

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Literally takes me back to my high school days.

2011: Somebody That I Used To Know — Gotye feat. Kimbra

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Ummm this song has almost 900 million views. That is ha-UUUUUGE.

2012: Sitting On Top Of the World — Delta Goodrem

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What is there to NOT love about this queen?

2013: Riptide — Vance Joy

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Easily one of the catchiest songs you'll ever hear.

2014: Que Sera — Justice Crew

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This is the OG pump-up song.

2015: Cosby Sweater — Hilltop Hoods

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I still don't know what a Cosby sweater is, but chances are it's pretty cool.

2016: Keeping Score — L D R U feat. Paige IV

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What a drop.

2017: Waves — Dean Lewis

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