Flashback Friday…songs that take us back

Posted by houndrat on Friday May 7, 2010 Under music, writing, Young Adult

So our Flashback Friday post is up on the GotYA homepage. This week’s topic is Songs that Take Us Back, and there might even be, cough, singing.

I had a really hard time choosing just one song for this because I was hugely into music in my teens, and believe it or not, there was a ton of great stuff to pick from (thank you, KROQ). Honorable mentions include songs by Guns n’ Roses, the Beastie Boys, General Public, and the Cult (Love Removal Machine, for the win!) ((Plus, OMG, all that fab music by New Order, Pet Shop Boys, the Cure, the Smiths, etc).

But this next song is really the one that takes me straight back to my teen years like a musical time machine (not to be confused with a hot tub time machine, although, hey–that took them back to the ’80′s, too, right?) I mean, how can you not love lyrics that talk about candy, diamonds and pills? Um.

Anyway, here you go. Enjoy.

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3 Responses to “Flashback Friday…songs that take us back”

  1. Veronica Says:

    I have never heard that song before. I feel so musically uneducated. It’s pretty catchy, though! In a weird…I-don’t-like-this-guy’s-voice-but-I-can’t-stop-listening-for-some-reason kind of way. :-D

  2. Krista Says:

    I love your honorable mentions! And your tags are always hilarious! Like vee, I’ve never heard the song but cool!!!!!

  3. Jennifer (Herb) Says:

    They just don’t make music like that anymore! Now I sound like my mom *ducks*

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