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Bubblegum Pop

Category : Mixes · No Comments · by May 12, 2014

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I find these songs interesting because they take some lightweight, throwaway hits, and recast them in a way that makes them hold up to repeat listening. Or at least give them a completely different sound than their more popular counterparts.

Bubblegum Pop (2006):

  • I Want Candy – Bow Wow Wow
  • Liar Liar – Debbie Harry
  • Needles & Pins – Ramones
  • …Baby One More Time – Fountains of Wayne
  • Baby, Now That I’ve Found You – Alison Krauss
  • Bad Time To Be In Love – The Jayhawks
  • Love Hurts – Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris
  • Love Grows – Freedy Johnston
  • Can’t Get Used To Losing You – The English Beat
  • I Got You Babe – UB40 (w/Chrissie Hynde)
  • Sugar, Sugar – Big Youth
  • More Today Than Yesterday – Goldfinger
  • I’m Not In Love – The Pretenders
  • California Dreamin’ – José Feliciano
  • Sweet Emotion – Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon
  • You Showed Me – Lightning Seeds
  • Eye of the Tiger – Paul Anka
  • One – Aimee Mann
  • You’re No Good – Elvis Costello
  • The Letter – Joe Cocker
  • Yummy Yummy Yummy – Julie London

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