Nostalgia One Hit Wonders from the 2000s That You Totally Forgot About  

CE Hudspeth
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While some might feel sorry for one hit wonders and their short brushes with fame, we should all actually consider them a blessing. In a world where the radio plays the same handful of artists repeatedly, it’s nice to hear some new voices, however briefly. The best one hit wonders have provided the world with a break... Until the radio plays the songs into the ground and we all spend the rest of our lives with Eiffel 65's "Blue" trapped in our heads.

Although every decade has had their share of one hit wonder songs, the 2000s had some of the best. In case you don't remember, the gems on this list were some of the biggest songs in the 2000s. Unfortunately for their artists, the hits didn't spark long-lasting careers. Still, it's nice to look back and congratulate yourself on remembering all the lyrics to "Party Like a Rock Star."
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Stacy’s Mom by Fountains of Wayne

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Catchiest Part: Stacy's mom has got it goin' on. She's all I want and I've waited for so long. Stacy, can't you see? You're just not the girl for me, I know it might be wrong, but I'm in love with Stacy's mom.
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1985 by Bowling for Soup

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Catchiest Part: Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, way before Nirvana. There was U2 and Blondie and music still on MTV. Her two kids, in high school, they tell her that she’s uncool, cause she's still preoccupied with 19, 19, 1985.
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Wherever You Will Go by The Calling

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Catchiest Part: If I could, then I would. I'll go wherever you will go. Way up high, or down low, I'll go wherever you will go.
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The Reason by Hoobastank

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Catchiest Part: I've found a reason for me, to change who I used to be. A reason to start over new, and the reason is you.
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