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The 40 Best Of 1999's Now That's What I Call Music! (UK)

Back when you listened to the best hits on audio cassette!

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1. Boyzone, "When The Going Gets Tough

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Remember: Harry Hill, the Emmerdale gang and, of course, Stephen Gately.

2. Cher, "Believe"

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Remember: How cool Cher still is and the terrible fashion choices of the 90s.

3. Spice Girls, "Goodbye"

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Remember: Crying because they were breaking up and singing this in the playground with your friends (but your ginger friend was excluded because Geri left).

4. Billie Piper, "Honey To The Bee"

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Remember: Knowing Billie before the Whovians did and when she was Britain's answer to Britney Spears.

5. The Corrs, "What Can I Do?"

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Remember: How beautiful the sisters were and then there was their brother Jim. Also, how Cat, Ant and Dec would dress up as them on SMTV Live.

6. Vengaboys, "We Like To Party! (The Vengabus)"

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Remember: How they were the number one band to play at school discos and how you wanted to go to Ibiza because of them.

7. Cartoons, "Witch Doctor"

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Remember: Not being able to sleep once this was stuck in your head and, of course, wanting to do the deep "dum dum" part of the song.

8. Lenny Kravitz, "Fly Away"

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Remember: How cutting edge you thought he was with his sideburns/sunglasses combo and how your parents would let you watch this overly-sexualized video.

9. Fatboy Slim, "Praise You"

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Remember: Learning the hippie-esque dance moves with your friends and throwing your hands up in the air every time it says "Praise You".

10. Mr. Oizo, "Flat Beat"

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Remember: Flat Eric and the Levi denim campaign that came out of it.

11. Terrorvision, "Tequila"

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Remember: Not really knowing what tequila was but wanting a sombrero and maracas.

12. Martine McCutcheon, "Perfect Moment"

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Remember: "TIFFFANAYY"

13. Backstreet Boys, "I Want It That Way"

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Remember: Wanting to move to America to be near them and fighting with your friends over who you fancied more.

14. Shanks & Bigfoot, "Sweet Like Chocolate"

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Remember: Thinking this was an extremely technologically advanced video and loving how it was all chocolate.

15. Geri Halliwell, "Look At Me"

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Remember: There being a warning for the video because so many kids cried when the coffin scene came on saying "Ginger".

16. Adam Rickitt, "I Breathe Again"

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Remember: How catchy the tune is, your love for Coronation Street going up and, of course, just how camp the whole video is.

17. Lolly, "Viva La Radio"

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Remember: This song, this person and her love for butterfly clips.

18. Precious, "Say It Again"

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Remember: Jenny Frost being in this band before Atomic Kitten and being the UK's 1999 Eurovision Song Contest representative.

19. 911 feat. Natalie Jordan, "Private Number"

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Remember: What an elaborate song this was to discuss a phone number and how the lead singer, Lee Brennan, reminded people of Declan Donnelly.

20. Beverley Knight, "Greatest Day"

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Remember: How soulful she was and the use of trumpets being incredibly versatile!

21. New Radicals, "You Get What You Give"

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Remember: This video includes so many '90s fashion choices including bucket hats, sunglasses with yellow lenses and girls wearing their hair in bunches.

22. The Chemical Brothers, "Hey Boy Hey Girl"

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Remember: When big beat music was huge.

23. Blur, "Coffee & TV"

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Remember: Thinking how cute the milk carton was and how your parents even liked this song.

24. Britney Spears, "...Baby One More Time"

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Remember: Thinking all American schools were like this and wanting those pom pom hair-ties. Not to mention feeling that they were a bit lax on the uniform dress code.

25. Shania Twain, "That Don't Impress Me Much"

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Remember: You were now a country music fan, the leopard print reminding you of Bet Lynch and feeling that if you met Brad Pitt you would be impressed.

26. Lou Bega, "Mambo No. 5"

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Remember: Being insanely jealous of your friends whose names were mentioned in this song and also being convinced that he played Mo in Smart Guy.

27. Eiffel 65, "Blue (Da Ba Dee)"

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Remember: Singing this when you found out someone liked the colour blue and having no idea what this song said.

28. Steps, "Tragedy"

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Remember: All of the dance moves and Faye's terrible dreadlocks/crown combo.

29. Robbie Williams, "She's The One"

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Remember: Robbie in his prime and figure skating suddenly looking interesting.

30. Ronan Keating, "When You Say Nothing At All"

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Remember: This song was in the Notting Hill film and wondering where the rest of Boyzone is.

31. Melanie C, "Northern Star"

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Remember: Sporty Spice having the best voice and solo career but not understanding the short hair phase.

32. Sixpence None The Richer, "Kiss Me"

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Remember: Wanting to see a firefly and this song being on Dawson's Creek and She's All That

33. Jamiroquai, "Canned Heat"

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Remember: Knowing this song before Napoleon Dynamite came out and Jay Kay (the lead singer) dating Denise Van Outen.

34. Phil Collins, "You'll Be In My Heart"

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Remember: How attracted you were to Tarzan and how teary-eyed you'd get listening to this song.

35. R. Kelly, "If I Could Turn Back The Hands Of Time"

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Remember: How great R. Kelly was at ballads.

36. Tin Tin Out feat. Emma Bunton, "What I Am"

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Remember: Baby Spice looking not as innocent with her heavy eyeliner and thinking how electric guitars in overflowing bathtubs doesn't look that safe.

37. Jordan Knight, "Give It To You"

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Remember: When turtlenecks and leather jackets seemed like a good idea together.

38. Gabrielle, "Sunshine"

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Remember: Not knowing why she kept wearing sunglasses all the time but finding out later it was due to having ptosis (drooping of the eyelid).

39. S Club 7, "S Club Party"

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Remember: Jumping up making S's in the air and learning all of their names.

40. Enrique Iglesias, "Bailamos"

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Remember: Discovering your love for Latino men and wanting to take up Spanish.

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