Even if you aren’t familiar with the term “One-Hit Wonder,” you definitely know a few. A One-Hit Wonder is an artist that has only had one popular song (sometimes the song itself is referred to as the One-Hit Wonder). We’ve all jammed out to at least one of these songs during middle school. It’s about time that these One-Hit Wonders relive their fleeting fame…
1Daniel Powter- Bad Day
Most Memorable Lyric: ‘Cause you had a bad day
You rocked out to this song when: walking home from the bus stop in the pouring rain.
2James Blunt- You’re Beautiful
Most Memorable Lyric: And I don’t know what to do; ‘Cause I’ll never be with you
You rocked out to this song when: thinking about your middle school crush.
3Terror Squad- Lean Back
Most Memorable Lyric: Do da Roc-away; Now lean back, lean back, lean back, lean back
You rocked out to this song when: having a dance party with your friends.
4MIMS- This is Why I’m Hot
Most Memorable Lyric: This is why, This is why, This is why I’m hot
You rocked out to this song when: singing in the shower.
5Gnarls Barkley- Crazy
Most Memorable Lyric: Ha ha ha, bless your soul
You rocked out to this song when: in the car with your dad.
Most Memorable Lyric: One, here comes the two to the three to the four
You rocked out to this song when: hanging out with your older brother.
7Lou Bega- Mambo No. 5
Most Memorable Lyric: A little bit of Sandra in the sun, a little bit of Mary all night long
You rocked out to this song when: on the way to the beach after the last day of school.
8Dexys Midnight Runners- Come on Eileen
Most Memorable Lyric: Too ra loo ra too ra loo rye aye
You rocked out to this song when: “rocked” past tense? This one is still a favorite in 2018.
9Carly Rae Jepsen- Call Me Maybe
Most Memorable Lyric: Hey, I just met you and this is crazy
You rocked out to this song when: hanging out with your friends after school, most likely making up a dance to go along.
10Rebecca Black- Friday
Most Memorable Lyric: It’s Friday, Friday; Gotta get down on Friday
You rocked out to this song when: did we ever?
Regardless of whether one of these songs was a favorite or drove you absolutely crazy, it definitely got stuck in your head at its peak fame. If you’re looking to spice up your Prelim Prep Playlist, these might do the trick!