You are the main character in an early 2000s music video and no one can tell you otherwise.
Picture this, it’s a non-disclosed year in the 2000s and life blows. Your worst enemy got the Motorola RAZR phone before you did, your middle school girlfriend just passed you a sticky note during math class saying she wants to split and your mom said no to getting frosted tips for the sixth time this week. On top of all that, it’s pouring cats and dogs to really add to the dramatics of it all.
This playlist is for that inner dramatic angsty middle schooler in all of us.
Starring outside your car window on the commute home after a rather challenging day is something we’ve all experienced, because, well, life is tough when you’re in the fifth grade, and this is your moment to feel all sad about it. The early 2000s holds a wide variety of songs that fit perfectly for this specific occasion or any time you're facing an emotional breakthrough. Here are 16 songs that fit those criteria.
“Lucky” by Britney Spears
“A Moment Like This” by Kelly Clarkson
“Graduation (Friends Forever)” by Vitamin C
“All The Things She Said” by t.A.T.u
“I’m with You” by Avril Lavigne
“Breakaway” by Kelly Clarkson
“Too Little Too Late” by JoJo
“Beautiful” by Christina Aguilera
“Through The Rain” by Mariah Carey
“I Drove All Night” by Céline Dion
“1000 Oceans” by Tori Amos
“Un-Break My Heart” by Toni Braxton
“It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” by Céline Dion
“Sometimes” by Britney Spears
“No Scrubs” by TLC
"Pocketful of Sunshine" by Natasha Bedingfield
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