We love these tunes on Free Radio
Author: Anna Sky MagliolaPublished 3 hours ago
Everyone loves an old tune that conjures up long-gone memories of when you were a teenager, or even younger, so here at Free Radio, we thought we’d take a look through some of the biggest throwbacks that were around in the 90s.
From the likes of Robin S’ ‘Show Me Love’, which has been remixed and sampled over the years, including on Beyoncé‘s comeback hit ‘Break My Soul‘, to Haddaway’s ‘What Is Love?’ which has been sampled in David Guetta’s latest song ‘Baby Don’t Hurt Me‘ featuring Anne-Marie and Coi Leray.
Here are some of the biggest 90s throwbacks that will get you dancing:
The Source featuring Candi Staton – ‘You’ve Got The Love’ (1991/1997)
The Source featuring Candi Staton’s ‘You’ve Got The Love’ was originally released way back in 1986, but it saw chart success in 1991 and 1997, and also in 2006 when it was released a fourth time.
Haddaway – ‘What Is Love’ (1993)
Haddaway’s debut single ‘What Is Love’ was a Number 1 around the world, and is most popular to date. The song won Haddaway two Echo Awards in his native Germany for Best National Single and Best National Dance Single.
Watch the music video for ‘What Is Love’ on YouTube.
TLC – ‘Waterfalls’ (1995)
TLC released their hit ‘Waterfalls’ in 1995 and it featured on their second album ‘CrazySexyCool’. It won several awards, including MTV awards for Video of the Year, Best Group Video, and Best R&B Video.
Watch the music video for ‘Waterfalls’ on YouTube.
Livin’ Joy – ‘Dreamer’ (1994)
Livin’ Joy was an Italian dance group consisting of brothers Paolo and Gianni Visnadi and singers Tameko Star and Janice Robinson.
The group are best-known for their hits ‘Dreamer’, ‘Don’t Stop Movin” and ‘Follow The Rules’.
Watch the music video for Livin’ Joy’s ‘Dreamer’ on YouTube.
N-Trance featuring Kelly Llorenna – ‘Set You Free’ (1995)
One of N-Trance’s biggest songs was ‘Set You Free’, apparently inspired by a night out at the legendary Haçienda night club in Manchester.
The song was originally released in 1992, and again in 1994, but it was under its third release that it became really popular and reached Number 2 in the charts.
Watch the music video for ‘See You Free’ on YouTube.
Spice Girls – ‘Wannabe’ (1996)
It was the Spice Girls’ debut hit and it made quite the impression. ‘Wannabe’ was a Number 1 song around the world and subsequently won Best British-Written Single at the 1997 Ivor Novello Awards and British Single of the Year at the 1997 BRIT Awards.
Watch the music video for ‘Wannabe’ on YouTube.
Mark Morrison – ‘Return of the Mack’ (1996)
Mark Morrison released two songs in 1995, but it was the third single from his album of the same name ‘Return of the Mack’, released in 1996, which was the big hit. The song was a Number 1 hit in the UK and reached the Top 10 around the world.
Watch the music video for ‘Return of the Mack’ on YouTube.
Fugees – ‘Killing Me Softly’ (1996)
The Fugees’ version of ‘Killing Me Softly’ was a big hit in 1996 and became the best-selling single of 1996 in the UK as well as winning the group a Grammy in 1997 for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, they also won an MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video.
Watch the music video for ‘Killing Me Softly’ on YouTube.
You can hear these great tunes on Free Radio along with many new songs which have remixed, or sample some of these classics.
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