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    Posted on 30 Oct 2017

    19 Musicians That Only Exist In The Minds Of Aussie Millennials

    Remember Scott Cain?

    1. Bardot

    Warner Music

    Bardot were without a doubt the best girl group Australia ever produced.

    Most popular song: "Poison" of course.

    2. Shakaya


    The duo released two albums in the '00s and toured with Destiny's Child, Usher, and Kylie Minogue.

    Most popular song: It's gotta be that ever-catchy debut single, and a sentence I issue to PR people on the daily – "Stop Calling Me".

    3. Scott Cain


    Scott Cain won the third and final series of Popstars and went on to host AMTV on the Disney Channel.

    Most popular song: Obviously the No.1 hit, "I'm Movin' On".

    4. Madison Avenue


    The electronic dance duo released one album and participated in one iconic Arias performance.

    Most popular song: It's a toss up between "Who The Hell Are You" and "Don't Call Me Baby".

    5. Lee Harding


    Harding won our hearts on the third series of Australian Idol.

    Most popular song:
    Don't even try to tell me you forgot about "Wasabi".

    6. Operator Please


    The catchy five-piece burst on the scene in 2007 and were nominated for two Arias that year.

    Most popular song: It's just a song... it's just a song... it's just a song... it's just A SONG ABOUT PING PONG.

    7. Shannon Noll


    Most Aussie millennials know this dude as the victim of Australia's biggest robbery in 2003, after he was defeated by Guy Sebastian on Australian Idol.

    Most popular song: Noll's cover of "What About Me?" should basically be the next national anthem.

    8. Selwyn

    Sony BMG

    Selwyn was a contestant on the second series of Popstars, but didn't make it through to the final groups. He released two albums.

    Most popular song: Let's just go with "Boomin'".

    9. End of Fashion


    End of Fashion were the shit back in the day, I won't hear a bad word about them.

    Most popular song: Definitely "O Yeah".

    10. Nikki Webster


    She captured Australia's hearts at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, and while she may not be in the public eye as much, she's a name millennials will never forget.

    Most popular song: Do you even have to ask? "Strawberry Kisses" of course.

    11. Machine Gun Fellatio

    This Aussie alt-rock band were known for their on-stage antics and out-there lyrics.

    Most popular song: "Rollercoaster" as it was probably the most radio-friendly of the lot.

    12. Sister2Sister (S2S)

    Festival Mushroom

    This sister duo had two top 5 singles on the Aria charts, and opened Sister2Sister School of Singing in 2004.

    Most popular song: The aptly titled "Sister".

    13. Joanne

    Universal Music

    Joanne's first single "Jackie" was released in late 1998 and became the highest-selling single by an Aussie artist in that year.

    Most popular song: Well, duh, "Jackie".

    14. Bec Cartwright


    No Aussie millennial could ever forget Home and Away darling Bec Cartwright's short-lived musical career.

    Most popular song: "All Seats Taken".

    15. Sirens

    Remember that time a Big Brother evictee recorded a song with a band that no one really heard from again?

    Most popular song: The bum-dance version of The Pointer Sisters classic "I'm So Excited".

    16. Taxiride


    This rock band were the epitome of the classic band you see at any good Aussie pub.

    Most popular song: "Get Set", though I am partial to "Everywhere You Go".

    17. Cherry


    Cherry had a short-lived career in the late '90s, but didn't chart too well so their debut album was never released.

    Most popular song: Look, I'm just going to go with "SOS" because I remember it.

    18. The Androids

    Yep, it's the band that had the song about wanting to do it with Madonna.

    Most popular song: You know which one it is.

    19. Bachelor Girl


    Their biggest song may be closing in on being 20 years old, but it's STILL played on the radio to this day. That's what I call success.

    Most popular song: "Buses and Trains", and I know you still know all the words.

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