Here are all of 15yearsago's jams.

Higher Than Reason

Higher Than Reason

by Unbelievable Truth

Thom Yorke's brother's band secured their highest chart position on this day in 1998. Criminally underrated.

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Jammed: 14th Feb 2013

6 plays

2 likes

1 comments

Doctor Jones

Doctor Jones

by Aqua

With YouTube again spectacularly failing to come up with the goods, a '98 skeleton has emerged from the closet

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Jammed: 7th Feb 2013

6 plays

4 likes

4 comments

Mulder And Scully

Mulder And Scully

by Catatonia

The gods of YouTube save you all from my first choice (Chumbawamba's "Amnesia"). Pretty good consolation prize

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Jammed: 31st Jan 2013

3 plays

4 likes

1 comments

No Surprises

No Surprises

by Radiohead

This has no right to be 15 years old. New at #3 this week in 1998.

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Jammed: 24th Jan 2013

7 plays

8 likes

3 comments

Stay

Stay

by Bernard Butler

Suede guitarist's biggest solo hit (unless you count McAlmont & Butler), one of 3 singles I bought this week.

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Jammed: 17th Jan 2013

10 plays

2 likes

2 comments

Avenging Angels

Avenging Angels

by Space

Welcome to 1998! Here's the 2nd best puppet-themed video of '98; a better one will be along in a few months...

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Jammed: 10th Jan 2013

6 plays

3 likes

No comments

Feel So Good

Feel So Good

by Mase

My last jam of 1997, and the only song that I actually bought this week, is this delightfully non-Xmas number.

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Jammed: 27th Dec 2012

6 plays

2 likes

No comments

3 Wide

3 Wide

by The Seahorses

B-side to "You Can Talk To Me". Featuring some classic John Squire riffs, it's like a lost Stone Roses track.

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Jammed: 12th Dec 2012

6 plays

3 likes

No comments

Lucky Man

Lucky Man

by The Verve

Back in the day when we bought singles even if we already owned the album. My CD collection blossomed in '97!

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Jammed: 5th Dec 2012

12 plays

9 likes

No comments

Smack My Bitch Up

Smack My Bitch Up

by The Prodigy

Across my 1992 and 1997 accounts, I'm pretty sure this is my sixth Prodigy jam of the year. And deservedly so!

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Jammed: 27th Nov 2012

11 plays

5 likes

1 comments

The Memory Remains

The Memory Remains

by Metallica

Strictly speaking I didn't discover this until about 18 months later, but YouTube is being a bitch today.

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Jammed: 22nd Nov 2012

5 plays

4 likes

1 comments

James Bond Theme (Moby's Re-Version)

James Bond Theme (Moby's Re-Version)

by Moby

By process of elimination - namely, everything else I bought this week was unavailable on YouTube...

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Jammed: 15th Nov 2012

6 plays

3 likes

1 comments

All You Good Good People

All You Good Good People

by Embrace

The first of their six top 10 singles, and my second Embrace jam of 1997.

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Jammed: 8th Nov 2012

3 plays

2 likes

1 comments

Tellin' Stories

Tellin' Stories

by The Charlatans

I'd forgotten that this was even a single! Popped its head into the charts at #16 on 1st November 1997.

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Jammed: 1st Nov 2012

7 plays

6 likes

1 comments

Are you Jimmy Ray?

Are you Jimmy Ray?

by Jimmy Ray

Let's face it, it was never NOT going to be this. A top 10 single, no less.

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Jammed: 25th Oct 2012

7 plays

4 likes

1 comments

Closed For Business

Closed For Business

by Mansun

My favourite band's best single. Not a tough choice this week. Reached #10, they were massive at this point.

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Jammed: 18th Oct 2012

7 plays

2 likes

1 comments

As Long As You Love Me

As Long As You Love Me

by Backstreet Boys

Absence of desired 11th October 1997 jam means that secret guilty pleasure gets very publically revealed.

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Jammed: 11th Oct 2012

5 plays

7 likes

1 comments

Stand By Me

Stand By Me

by Oasis

It's also almost the 15th anniversary of my first Oasis gig, in Lille as part of their 1997 Be Here Now tour.

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Jammed: 4th Oct 2012

6 plays

5 likes

1 comments

Semi-Charmed Life

Semi-Charmed Life

by Third Eye Blind

According to a list I compiled last year, my 99th favourite song of all-time. And now it's 15 years old. Damn.

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Jammed: 27th Sep 2012

13 plays

6 likes

2 comments

Some Kind of Bliss

Some Kind of Bliss

by Kylie Minogue

Oft-forgotten, penned by James Dean Bradfield. Saw her perform it live on The Ronnie Corbett Show. Long story.

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Jammed: 20th Sep 2012

8 plays

6 likes

1 comments

The Drugs Don't Work

The Drugs Don't Work

by The Verve

In at #1 on its release, following Princess Diana's death. Pretty much the only thing on the radio that week.

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Jammed: 13th Sep 2012

7 plays

5 likes

1 comments

Bentley's Gonna Sort You Out

Bentley's Gonna Sort You Out

by Bentley Rhythm Ace

This week in 1997, it was basically a choice of (a) watch this on MTV2, or (b) play GoldenEye 64. We did both.

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Jammed: 6th Sep 2012

5 plays

3 likes

1 comments

Queen Of New Orleans

Queen Of New Orleans

by Jon Bon Jovi

Modern-day me would've picked Everlong this week. 1997-me actually bought this. JBJ's aged quite drastically.

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Jammed: 30th Aug 2012

7 plays

3 likes

1 comments

Filmstar

Filmstar

by Suede

I bought four singles this week in 1997. You'll be glad to know that this narrowly edged out Tubthumping.

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Jammed: 23rd Aug 2012

4 plays

5 likes

1 comments

Men In Black

Jammed: 16th Aug 2012

8 plays

5 likes

No comments

Mo Money Mo Problems

Mo Money Mo Problems

by The Notorious B.I.G.

15 years ago today, my cousins and I were annoying a North Devon holiday camp with this on continuous loop.

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Jammed: 9th Aug 2012

7 plays

3 likes

No comments

The Magic Piper (Of Love)

The Magic Piper (Of Love)

by Edwyn Collins

This also means that it's officially 15 years since the first Austin Powers film was released. Ouch, baby.

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Jammed: 2nd Aug 2012

8 plays

3 likes

No comments

Lazy Days

Lazy Days

by Robbie Williams

Probably my most embarrassing "can't find the song I wanted on YouTube" so far. But yes, I really did buy it.

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Jammed: 26th Jul 2012

9 plays

6 likes

1 comments

D'You Know What I Mean?

D'You Know What I Mean?

by Oasis

First single from (ssssh) my favourite Oasis album. One of 3 singles which I bought this week 15 years ago.

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Jammed: 19th Jul 2012

11 plays

7 likes

2 comments

Love Has Passed Away

Jammed: 12th Jul 2012

1 plays

1 likes

No comments

Punka

Punka

by Kenickie

The last single from At The Club, released 15 years ago today. Argh why must I feel so old.

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Jammed: 5th Jul 2012

1 plays

1 likes

No comments

Brazen (Weep)

Brazen (Weep)

by Skunk Anansie

Was actually a new entry last week, but none of the four songs I wanted to post were on YouTube, so swivel.

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Jammed: 28th Jun 2012

1 plays

1 likes

No comments

I Want You

I Want You

by Savage Garden

Tragically I still know all of the words to this.

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Jammed: 21st Jun 2012

4 plays

3 likes

No comments

Love Rollercoaster

Love Rollercoaster

by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Had to choose between six new entries this week, but undoubtedly I was nuts about this song at the time.

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Jammed: 14th Jun 2012

3 plays

4 likes

1 comments

MMMBop

MMMBop

by Hanson

I bought three singles on 7th June 1997 - this, and Paranoid Android (CD1 & CD2). I've always been eclectic.

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Jammed: 7th Jun 2012

8 plays

3 likes

No comments

I Will Survive

I Will Survive

by Cake

My second Cake jam of 1997, because Cake are awesome. Radio edit = sadly missing the random F-bomb.

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Jammed: 31st May 2012

3 plays

2 likes

No comments

Bruise Pristine

Jammed: 24th May 2012

No plays

1 likes

No comments

You're Not Alone

You're Not Alone

by Olive

Another brilliant 1997 number one, now slightly tainted by Tinchy Strider. The album Extra Virgin was ace too.

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Jammed: 17th May 2012

3 plays

2 likes

No comments

Taxloss

Taxloss

by Mansun

My favourite band of the 90s, my favourite video of the 90s. An absolute shoe-in.

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Jammed: 10th May 2012

3 plays

2 likes

No comments

Nightlife

Nightlife

by Kenickie

Entered at #27, fifteen years ago today. Somewhere I still have my @laurenlaverne collector's postcards.

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Jammed: 3rd May 2012

2 plays

1 likes

No comments

Staring At The Sun

Staring At The Sun

by U2

As well as the best Oasis album, 1997 also saw U2's finest album. I was buying masses of singles by this time.

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Jammed: 26th Apr 2012

2 plays

1 likes

No comments

Song 2

Song 2

by Blur

Entered the charts 15 years ago today. Do you feel old yet? Appropriately, peaked at number two in the charts.

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Jammed: 19th Apr 2012

3 plays

2 likes

No comments

U16 Girls

U16 Girls

by Travis

The band's first ever promo video. Still my favourite Travis single to date.

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Jammed: 12th Apr 2012

1 plays

1 likes

No comments

Block Rockin' Beats

Block Rockin' Beats

by The Chemical Brothers

Second of their 2 UK number ones, both from Dig Your Own Hole. Features that guy from Eastenders in the video.

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Jammed: 5th Apr 2012

3 plays

1 likes

No comments

The Fun Lovin' Criminal

The Fun Lovin' Criminal

by Fun Lovin' Criminals

The first track off the first FLC album, in at #26 on this day in 1997.

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Jammed: 29th Mar 2012

1 plays

1 likes

No comments

Everybody Knows (Except You)

Everybody Knows (Except You)

by The Divine Comedy

In at #14, their second-highest-charting single after National Express. Marvellous writing, ill-advised beard.

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Jammed: 22nd Mar 2012

1 plays

1 likes

1 comments

Spin Spin Sugar

Jammed: 20th Mar 2012

2 plays

1 likes

No comments