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CrashedCarDriver 01-24-2002 09:56 PM

favourite one hit wonders?
ok folks list them down
Honourable Mentions
The Models- Out Of Mind Out Of Sight
The Metals- Live It Up
OMC- How Bizarre
OMD- If You Leave
Im Too Sexy- Right Said Fred
Big Audio Dynamite- Rush
Freur- DootDoot
KLF- Last Train To Trancentral
Underworld- Underneath the Radar (whatever became of them?! https://forum.interference.com/u2feedback/biggrin.gif ) https://images.amazon.com/images/P/B0...1.LZZZZZZZ.jpg

dishonourable mentions
New Kids On The Block- The Right Stuff
something by debbie gibson
Ba Ha Men- who let the dogs out?
Third Eye Blind- Semi Charmed Life

senrab 01-24-2002 10:07 PM

Come on Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners.

notiti 01-24-2002 10:09 PM


Originally posted by CrashedCarDriver:
Big Audio Dynamite- Rush

Ok I'll add but first I have to say as qa devoted Clash fan (the only band that matters) ANY Clash spin off band is automatically cool, so B.A.D. are not one hit wonders. Besides I do belive that The Globe was also released. SO whatever. Anyway if you like them check out the songs: Medicine Man, Applecart and E=MC2

But anyway:
The Way: Fast Ball
Your Emergency's About to End: Possum Dixon
I'm Too Sexy: RSF (sorry I think I had to repeat it)
The Proclaimers: 500 miles
I Could Never Be Your Woman: White Town
That's all I can think of now that you didn't put. I'll maybe post more later as they occur to me...

Keepin it krunk...


DoctorGonzo 01-24-2002 10:56 PM

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - "Relax"......who would have guessed that during the Regan era, a band could have the entire country singing the most homoerotic song ever recorded?

Jesus Jones - "Right Here, Right Now"....... perfect song for the moment in time it was released in

EMF - "Unbelieveable"......From the beginning "OH!" and pounding piano, this song has you hooked

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kariatari 01-25-2002 01:02 AM


Originally posted by CrashedCarDriver:

dishonourable mentions
New Kids On The Block- The Right Stuff

OK, NKOTB did NOT have just one hit. https://forum.interference.com/u2feedback/mad.gif I only know this because before I became a die-hard U2 fan, I was a crazed NKOTB fan. They had "Step by Step" and "Hangin' Tough" and "Cover Girl" and "Popsicle". https://forum.interference.com/u2feedback/biggrin.gif

Bonochick 01-25-2002 01:13 AM


Originally posted by senrab:
Come on Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners.
That's what I was gonna reply with!

And, yes, NKOTB were definitely not one-hit wonders...I adored them when I was little, and they had tons of hits!

"Baby...can we still be friends?"

pub crawler 01-25-2002 01:20 AM

Chumbawamba - Tubthumping

Don Vito Corleone 01-25-2002 01:22 AM

Mr. Oizo - Flat Beat https://forum.interference.com/u2feedback/cool.gif

It kicked ass.

Take the money and run

pub crawler 01-25-2002 01:29 AM

Sneaker Pimps - 6 Underground (loved this one)

HelloAngel 01-25-2002 01:53 AM


Originally posted by pub crawler:
Sneaker Pimps - 6 Underground (loved this one)

LOL, Pub! https://forum.interference.com/u2feedback/wink.gif

That song is my theme song! It's very me. https://forum.interference.com/u2feedback/smile.gif

pub crawler 01-25-2002 02:16 AM


Originally posted by HelloAngel:

That song is my theme song! It's very me. https://forum.interference.com/u2feedback/smile.gif

Nice song! I wonder whatever happened to the Sneaker Pimps, anyway. *sigh*

kobayashi 01-25-2002 02:28 AM

primitive radio gods with 'standing outside a broken phone booth'


david 01-25-2002 04:04 AM

I liked that one song Harvey Danger had... Paranoia paranoia every one is out to get meeeee. I think it was called flag-pole sitta.

btw B.A.D. had 2 hits actually.

The more of these I drink the more Bono makes sense.. - Bean from the KROQ Breakfast with U2.

Se7en 01-25-2002 09:04 AM

Superdrag- Sucked Out

I love that cd! ...too bad no one else did....

Rock 'N Roll is the sound of revenge.

Crzy4Bono 01-25-2002 09:24 AM


Originally posted by senrab:
Come on Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners.
That was gonna be mine! Or, Safety Dance - Men Without Hats.


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Bonochick 01-25-2002 10:17 AM

I once had somebody refer to U2 as "those one-hit wonders who did the Batman song".

"Baby...can we still be friends?"

speedracer 01-25-2002 10:30 AM

Vanilla Ice
Spin Doctors

Gina Marie 01-25-2002 10:31 AM

One of the most infamous one-hit wonders

The Knack-'My Sharona'!!!

sharky 01-25-2002 11:49 AM

I'm so glad others are saying NKOTB was no a one-hit wonder. It makes me feel less embarassed about my 13-year-old obsession.

As for the one-hit wonders above, I agree with all of them and include:

I Want Candy- Bow Wow Wow
Jenny [867-5309]- Tommy Tutone [my name is Jenny so I'm particularly attached to that song and am always tempted to give loser guys that hit on me at a bar that number and see if they pick up on it]

zonelistener 01-25-2002 11:54 AM

Taco - Puttin on the Ritz

Sad, it wasn't even an original song.

As for the Sneaker Pimps, I heard a new song on the radio Sunday. They have changed their style, and a new album will be released...I actually liked the song.

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