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Throwback Thursday – CYY Top 5 at 5 From February 13th, 1998.

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Top 5 at 5 History Book is open to this day in 1998. Remember these CYY tunes?

Canadian Electronica Band Bran Van 3000 managed to scored a minor hit here in the states with the song that was at #5 this day in ’98. Longtime CYY freak remember this one, still get requests for it on Throwback Lunch.

5. Bran Van 3000 – Drinking In L.A.

Although it was their 3rd album, Mark, Tom and Travis got the Blink 182 name out with #4 – Their first big hit.

4. Blink 182 – Dammit

Remember when they were one of the biggest rock bands in the world?

3. Creed – My Own Prison

#2 was originally released as a rough mix on the soundtrack to Showgirls. It later appeared on Bowie’s album “Earthling.”

2. David Bowie feat. Trent Reznor – I’m Afraid Of Americans

Everclear became known for writing depressing songs with happy, upbeat pop melodies. This was the second single from their best selling album to date “So Much For The Afterglow” which sold 2 million copiesĀ  “I Will Buy You A New Life” peaked at #3 this time in and was #1 on the Top 5 at 5 on this day in ’98.

1. Everclear – I Will Buy You A New Life


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