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FlinterFile: BLØF- Liefs Uit Londen

In 1998, the band Bløf released their first single. Read the rest of this entry

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Song of the day: Shania Twain- That Don’t Impress Me Much

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The album Come On Over was a successalbum for Shania Twain: this song was the sixth country single from that album! Later it would become a dance single. It would become number 7 in the US and number 3 in the UK! Enjoy

Shania Twain- That Don’t Impress Me Much

Song of the day: Lighthouse Family- High

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Released on the last day of 1997, the song was a hit in 1998 (yeah, there’s no real chance that it was a hit in 1997)… It was number 4 in the UK, number 21 in the US and number 1 in Australia. It was the second single by the Lighthouse Family, and it would be their biggest hit (so far, as they still exist). The nice thing is that there also is a dance mix (not bad), though the original is the best to me. Enjoy

Lighthouse Family- High

Song of the day: Nomads- Yakalelo

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This was a summer hit in 1998, made by a French group, who never again had such a big hit. In France it reached number 2, in Belgium number 4 and in the Netherlands number 10. The song does mean nothing, according to one of the members. “It is the same as saying tralala.” And therefore I would say: enjoy

The Nomads- Yakalelo

Song of the day: Elvis Crespo- Suavemente

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The singer of this song started as the lead singer of some bands, his last being Grupo Manía. They scored a hit, but he decided for himself to go solo and have hits on his own. His son was singing the song a whole afternoon, telling Elvis Crespo it would be a hit. And indeed, the song was a hit, when Elvis Crespo recorded it. It hit number one on the Billboard Latin Chart, and was the best selling Latin single of 1998. And of course, it makes you wanna dance. Enjoy the summer sound of

Elvis Crespo- Suavemente

Song of the day: Run-DMC vs. Jason Nevins- It’s Like That

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Run-D.M.C.. One of those hip hop groups who started in the eighties and had some big successes. They had a single, their debute, with It’s Like That, a song that was no hit at all and is not remembered. In 1986, they took a song from Aerosmith, Walk This Way, to change it into something completely different. This was their first real success. And then it went up and down. Some songs charted, others didn’t, until 1998. Jason Nevins, a DJ, remixed their debute, It’s Like That. It was a huge success, scoring in some countries a number one hit. And today it’s the song of the day, so enjoy

Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins- It’s Like That

Song of the day: Stardust- Music Sounds Better With You

stardust music sounds better with you

Last week, I heard this song on the radio. It’s sort of a forgotten classic, because you (almost) never hear the record on the radio. Not strange, because they were a one hit wonder, but still… It was a number two song in the UK, which is quite good for a French house record. Maybe it’s good to put it forward as song of the day, to bring it back a bit. A nineties house hit, enjoy

Stardust- Music Sounds Better With You

Song of the day: Meja- All ‘Bout The Money

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Just heard on the radio, now a song of the day. The problem if there are too many songs you would like to feature, you forget some songs. This was one of these songs: a great song, late nineties (1998). Quite a hit back then, and now it’s just great to hear it and to sing to it. (And she was right…) Enjoy

Meja- All ‘Bout The Money

Song of the day: Des’Ree- Life

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Okay, I will not talk about the lyrics of this song, because they are just bad. Or maybe not completely, but there are some lines which are not completely convincing:

“I don’t want to see a ghost
It’s a sight that I fear most
I’d rather have a piece of toast”

That’s not very good or logical, is it? However, it feels like the summer is coming a step closer! And it was a big hit in 1998! Enjoy

Des’ree- Life

Song of the day: Cher- Believe

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Yes, the song of the day is one of the hits of Cher. And she had quite a few, I dare to say.
What do you think about It’s In His Kiss, maybe better known as The Shoop Shoop Song. Or Walking In Memphis?
And not to forget: Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves.

But there is one song which you all know, and it is really good. Enjoy Believe!