“Blue (Da Ba Dee)” (also released as “I’m Blue” in some countries) is a eurodance song released in 1999 by Italian group Eiffel 65, as a single from their debut album Europop (1999).
The song is the group’s most popular single, reaching number one in many countries such as Ireland, the United Kingdom, Spain, the Netherlands, France, Sweden, Switzerland, New Zealand, Norway, Australia, and Germany, as well as reaching number six on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. In the United Kingdom, the song originally entered the Top 40 purely on import sales. It was only the third single to do this.
The song also received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Dance Recording at the 2001 Grammy Awards. It was considered a defining song of pop culture in 2000.8 Comments
Maybe it’s just me, but the only cool thing about Cookie Crisp cereal was the commercials. I thought it tasted like a mixture of cardboard and chalk. Give me some Cocoa Pebbles any day!No Comments
“Mambo No. 5″ is a mambo and jive dance song originally recorded and composed by Pérez Prado in 1949.
The song’s popularity was renewed by Lou Bega’s sampling of the original, released under the same name on Bega’s debut album A Little Bit of Mambo. It has since been renewed more recently by Alesha Dixon’s sampling of the tune.3 Comments
“It Was a Good Day” is a 1993 hit single by American gangsta rapper Ice Cube from his third solo album, The Predator. It is the second single from the album and it peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. It was also a hit in the UK Charts, peaking at number 27. It was ranked as the 81st greatest rap song of all time by About.com and number 77 on VH1′s 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s. In 2008, it was ranked number 28 on VH1′s 100 greatest songs of hip hop. The song was featured on the ‘Radio Los Santos’ radio station in the 2004 video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. The sample used in the song is from the Isley Brothers’ track “Footsteps in the Dark”.2 Comments
“Turtle Power” is a 1990 single performed by rap duo Partners in Kryme. The song was released by SBK Records and was from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles soundtrack and was featured in the film’s closing credits.
Written by James P Alpern and Richard A Usher JR and produced by Partners in Kryme, “Turtle Power” rode the wave of popularity of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. A rap record featuring the use of vocoder vocals for the chorus, it became a massive worldwide hit reaching #13 on the Billboard Hot 100, #2 on the Hot Rap Singles and #1 on the UK singles chart for four weeks in July 1990. The song would also be coupled with the single Turtle Rhapsody and would also be included in the third turtles film soundtrack.1 Comment