20 songs you won’t BELIEVE turn 20 in 2020

And they make for the perfect self-quarantine soundtrack, tbh

Britney Spears

by Carl Smith |

The year 2000 was a bloody brilliant time, was it not? Our VHS player failed in its supposed bid to destroy the world as the much-feared 'Millennium Bug' amounted to literally nothing, Big Brother changed the face of reality telly forever and everyone was wearing those funny orange-hued sunglasses.

Very Anastacia. Very fashion.

And the best bit about Y2K? The music, obviously. While these days it's all about trendy trap beats and Drake drops, a bit of B*Witched or Billie Piper was enough to tickle our pickle back in the day.

So, since we're all in isolation mode and have already worked our way through 90% of Netflix's offerings, we thought we'd turn our attention to the pop classics turning 20 this year to create the perfect self-isolation soundtrack.

Check out 20 songs turning 20 in 2020. SO MANY TWENTIES.

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20 songs you won't BELIEVE turn 20 in 2020

Robbie Williams
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We'd be lying if we said we don't catch ourselves YouTubing the video on our lunch break on a weekly basis. It's the tiger pants. They do things to us.

Britney Spears
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The undisputed princess of pop kicked off her second album campaign with this absolute banger, and we're still on the hunt for a well-tailored red leather catsuit two decades later.

Eminem
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We still know the actual entire rap and Dido's chorus word-for-word. CHALLENGE US.

LeAnn Rimes
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The soundtrack to Coyote Ugly, our childhood and exactly how we imagine we look when we attempt to dance on the bar in Yates's before Simon from security gives us that disappointed glare. Chill out, Simon. We're slaves to the music.

*NSYNC
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Still the biggest of break-up bangers to this day, to be honest.

Kylie Minogue
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We once got caught using kitchen foil as a substitute for that pair of gold hot pants and we're not even sorry 'bout it. What? You've just got to improvise sometimes.

Linkin Park
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For our more emo days, when we caught Damon kissing Saskia behind the bike sheds or found ourselves in detention for painting our nails. That kinda thing.

The Corrs
8 of 20
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Hands up if you remember Ant, Dec and Cat Deeley's hilarious The Corrs spoof on SM:TV? Iconic.

Ronan Keating
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And, just like that, Ronan provided enough content for those inspirational quote Instagram accounts to last a lifetime.

Anastacia
10 of 20
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Anastacia wasn't taking any shiz, and nor were we wags finger.

Craig David
11 of 20
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Craig essentially invented the concept of the calendar week, let's be honest.

S Club 7
12 of 20
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The school disco self-empowerment ANTHEM we never knew we needed.

Westlife
13 of 20
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"OVER SEAS FROM COAST TO COAAAST, TO FIND A PLACE I LOVE THE MOOOST..."

Madonna
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In hindsight, Madonna's cowgirl era was potentially our favourite Madge reinvention ever. Lil Nas X could never.

Spice Girls
15 of 20
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Quite the departure from Stop and Spice Up Your Life, Holler earned the Spice Girls some cool Y2K points as they teamed up with trendy R&B producer Darkchild.

Shaggy
16 of 20
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'Closer than my peeps you are to me' remains a completely-unrivalled show of affection. So deep.

Backstreet Boys
17 of 20
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We're assuming said shape is kind of...oval. Tends to be how it works.

All Saints
18 of 20
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Inventors of the double espresso and the reason we could probably do with some tooth whitening strips. Cheers, All Saints. CHEERS.

Bon Jovi
19 of 20
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Arguably about 9000x better than Livin' on a Prayer, but y'know...

Sophie Ellis-Bextor
20 of 20
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Fun fact: this one robbed Victoria Beckham of the top spot as she went head-to-head with Truesteppers and Dane Bowers collab Out of Your Mind. Also a banger.

In more music-related news, Glastonbury Festival 2020 has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Releasing a statement on social media, organisers Michael and Emily Eavis said: "We are so sorry to announce this, but Glastonbury 2020 will have to be cancelled, and this will be an enforced fallow year for the Festival."

The statement continued: "Clearly this was not a course of action we hoped to take for our 50th anniversary event, but following the new government measures announced this week – and in times of such unprecedented uncertainty – this is now our only viable option."

"We are no longer able to spend the next three months with thousands of crew here on the farm, helping us with the enormous job of building the infrastructure and attractions needed to welcome more than 200,000 people to a temporary city in these fields.

"We would like to send our sincere apologies to the 135,000 people who have already paid a deposit for a Glastonbury 2020 ticket. The balance payments on those tickets were due at the beginning of April and we wanted to make a firm decision before then."

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