Picked By TURN UP THE VOLUME – These 5 Classic Crackers Turn 20 In 2022

Five top singles from the past turning 20 in 2022

1. Whatever Happened To My Rock ‘N’ Roll (Punk Song) by San Francisco
blues-psych-rockers BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB

Released: 16 September 2002
From album: B.R.M.C

“I fell in love with the sweet sensation
I gave my heart to a simple chord
I gave my soul to a new religion
Whatever happened to you?
Whatever happened to our rock’n’roll?”

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2. ‘Highly Evolved’ by mind-blowing Australian turbo THE VINES

Released: 22 April 2002
From album: Highly Evolved
Score: #32 in the UK

“I’m feelin’ happy
So highly evolved
My time’s a riddle that’ll never be solved
Dreamin’ for somethin’
Reachin’ for somethin’
Just waitin’ for the sun to carry me in”

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3. Hate To Say I Told You So by Swedisch comic punks THE HIVES

Released: 15 March 2002
From album: Veni Vidi Vicious
Score: No 4 on UK’s Indie Chart
and #6 on US Alt Chart

“Hate to say I told you so
Alright, come on
Do believe I told you so”

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4. ‘No One Knows’ by L.A.’s stoner rockers QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE

Released: 26 November 2002
From album: Songs For The Deaf
(with Dave Grohl on drums)
Score: #15 in the UK, #5 on US Rock Chart

“We get these pills to swallow
How they stick in your throat?
Tastes like gold
Oh, what you do to me
No one knows”

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5. ‘Losing My Edge’ by LCD SOUNDSYTEM (James Murphy’s band – Brooklyn, NYC)

Release: 15 July 2002 – LCD’s debut single
From their self-titled debut LP

“The kids are coming up from behind.
I’m losing my edge.
I’m losing my edge to the kids
from France and from London.
But I was there”

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