Tag Archives: One Hit Wonders

Exploring the Top 100 One Hit Wonders – Men Without Hats – Rhythm of Youth

16 Jan

And we’re back.  You can thank Tide for this, I suppose.

For years, I’ve known that Men Without Hats had another “hit” called “Pop Goes the World”, but I had never heard it.  Until today.

For months now, this ad has been appearing ad nauseum on televisions everywhere: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNz4A1rMTnA

Cause, they’re called Tide “pops” and the song is called “Pop Goes the World”…get it? Get it?! Oh forget it. Continue reading

Exploring the top 100 One-Hit Wonders: Mack Daddy – Sir Mix-A-Lot

21 Nov

Hoo boy, not sure why I did this to myself on the SECOND album, but here we go.  Some background to explain, I really don’t like rap…at all. I try, but, I just can’t get into it. That being said, I, like any sane person, adore “Baby Got Back”, so I decided to do a thing, and hit Mack Daddy up.  Continue reading

Exploring the top 100 One Hit Wonders: The Buggles – The Age of Plastic

19 Nov

In a soon to be more cleverly titled new segment, I shall be exploring the world of the One Hit Wonder, more to the point, actually listening to the full albums by the artists that just couldn’t seem to find fame a second time.  To aid me in my quest, I shall be using VH1’s top 100 One Hit Wonders list, their Top 100 One Hit Wonders of the 80s list and any suggestions from you, the reader (:commentincentive:  ).  To start things off, it was suggested I listen to The Age of Plastic by The Buggles, they’re good for kicking off any long-running item…oh MTV, why have you let those crazy guys down.  Anyways.  On to the review! Continue reading