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On this night in 1997 you were listening to... Aqua

A Friday flashback to get your weekend started…

Image: AquaVEVO via YouTube

“WHAT!?” I hear you cry. “Listening to Aqua’s Barbie Girl? I most certainly was not.”

Sorry to disappoint you, but there was no escaping this plastic beast of a song when it was released. No. Escaping. It.

It’s no surprise that it pops up regularly in ‘terrible songs’ lists, despite selling millions of copies – but it might be a bit of a surprise to hear the band is still going.

Come on Barbie, let’s go party.


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