These 5 songs determined the lives of the 40-somethings
Let’s admit it: the 40-somethings of today are the people who had the luck to grow up in a world with some epic music. While we have Justin Bieber and Katy Perry, they had Nirvana and the Prodigy. So when they tell us everything was better when they were young… Well, they might not be so wrong. Travel through musical history with us, and (re)discover the five songs that determined the lives of the 40-somethings of today!
THE SMITHS - THERE’S A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT
The Smiths: teen sorrow, overall gloom and wicked lead singer Morrissey. These keywords describe everything that was the childhood of the 40-somethings of today. Ge-ni-us.
THE CURE - FRIDAY I’M IN LOVE
The Cure taught us two things:
- Black is the new black - and always will be.
- We all love Friday.
We enjoyed this poppy feel-good-song back then, and we still do today.
BEASTIE BOYS - FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT
The Beastie Boys were the bad boys everybody wanted to know, everybody wanted to party with and… let’s admit it: everybody wanted to be them. These young fellas stole the heart of every teenager who really, really wanted to fight. For their right. To parteeeeeey!
PRODIGY - OUT OF SPACE
The Prodigy, or dubstep avant-la-lettre, delivered beats no other band could match. This crazy band was wild, fresh, new and… totally out of space. Still is, by the way.
NIRVANA - SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT
With ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’, Nirvana brought us one of the greatest hits of all time. It was the song everybody loved to sing (yell) along with. It was the song that taught us to headbang. It was the song that embodied everything iconic from the 90’s. And when this jam comes on, you still have to sing (yell) along every word.