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QUIZ: Can You Match The Lyrics To The 1990s Song?
Did you spend enough time on your Discman?

IT WAS THE WONDERFUL decade that brought us Destiny’s Child, Super Mario, Discmans, scented markers, Echo Island, dial-up internet, Tamagotchis, inflatable furniture, Brad and Jen and of course, Titanic.

It was also the decade that brought us bucket hats, butterfly clips, bowl cuts (usually parted straight down the middle), tinted sunglasses, jelly shoes and an unnecessary amount of pink fluff – so a mixed bag in the fashion stakes, really.

But one thing’s for sure – the music was good. The 1990s were responsible for more than its fair share of bangers, and even if they weren’t strictly the most amazing songs ever written, they never fail to guide a crowd onto the dancefloor.

So, how well were you listening back then? Take our quiz to find out whether you can match the lyrics to the iconic 1990s song.

1. "I know that you're gonna have it your way or nothing at all / But I think you're moving too fast"
Killing Me Softly - Fugees
Survivor - Destiny's Child

Waterfalls - TLC
No Scrubs - TLC
2. "Woke up in New York City / In a funky cheap hotel / She took my heart / And she took my money"
She Bangs - Ricky Martin
Mambo No. 5 - Lou Bega

Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
Hero - Enrique Iglesias
3. "Plant a seed, plant a flower, plant a rose / You can plant any one of those / Keep planting to find out which one grows"
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
You Oughta Know - Alanis Morissette

MMMbop - Hanson
Wonderwall - Oasis
4. "So I guess the fortune teller is right / I should have seen just what was there / And not some holy light"
Killing Me Softly With His Words - Fugees
Torn - Natalie Imbruglia

No Scrubs - TLC
Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden
5. "Don't love me for fun, girl / Let me be the one, girl"
Love Me For A Reason - Boyzone
Flying Without Wings - Westlife

No Matter What - Boyzone
When The Going Gets Tough - Boyzone
6. "It makes no difference if you're black or white / If you're a boy or a girl / If the music's pumping it will give you new life"
Black Or White - Michael Jackson
I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men

Torn - Natalia Imbruglia
Vogue - Madonna
7. "Is it very big, is there room for two? / I got a house with windows and doors / I'll show you mine if you show me yours"
Rollercoaster - B*Witched
2 Become 1 - Spice Girls

Because We Want To - Billie Piper
C'est La Vie - B*Witched
8. "If you wanna be with me / I can make your wish come true / You gotta make a big impression / I've gotta like what you do"
Sometimes - Britney Spears
Baby One More Time - Britney Spears

With You - Jessica Simpson
Genie In A Bottle - Christina Aguilera
9. "You actin' kinda shady / Ain't callin' me baby / Why the sudden change"
Creep - TLC
Say My Name - Destiny's Child

Jump Around - House of Pain
No Diggity - Blackstreet
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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I think you might have had your head in a Game Boy for the decade because you certainly can't tell your Boyzone tracks from your *NSYNC medleys. That's OK, why not discover it all at Electric Ireland's Throwback Stage at Electric Picnic 2018?
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We get it, two decades have passed since the golden era and your memory of the music has gotten a little rusty. You can't exactly remember your MMMBops from your Macarena. Why not rediscover it all at Electric Ireland's Throwback Stage at Electric Picnic 2018?
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It's clear you were glued to your Discman in the 1990s and you'd still know how to kill it on a 1990s dance floor. Hey now, you're an all star! Why not rediscover it all at Electric Ireland's Throwback Stage at Electric Picnic 2018?
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Suddenly feeling nostalgic? Then don’t miss the #ThrowbackStage this year at Electric Picnic, all powered by Electric Ireland. The stage has hosted the likes of Bonnie Tyler, The Vengaboys, Mark McCabe and 5ive, to name a few. To find out more and to be in with a chance to win tickets, keep an eye on Electric Ireland’s website.

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