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Songs I Love… – Millennium by Robbie Williams

Posted by Jason On July - 30 - 2009


Songs I Love That You Might Hate – Millennium by Robbie Williams

This have been a little too serious around the JUF camp lately, so I thought I would lighten things up a bit and share some songs I love that you probably don’t care for at all.  I could be wrong, because I really think these songs are awesome, but I fear most of you will lose what little respect you have for me!

So let’s kick things off with Millennium by Robbie Williams.

I’m a complete sucker for a song with a good groove and strings.  Millennium hits on both those marks, so I love it.

Robbie originally got his start in the British pop-band Take That in the early 90’s and then moved on to a solo career around 1996.  Millennium was the first single off The Ego Has Landed, Robbie’s first American solo album.  This song is a primary example of why Europeans generally have a better taste in music than Americans.  Millennium reached number 1 on the pop charts in Britain, but only reached number 72 in the U.S.

How long was Boom Boom Pow by the Black Eyed Peas at number 1? Point and case.

1 Response

  1. Andrew Said,

    Agreed. The strings are sampled from the Bond theme “You Only Live Twice”. Hell, the video is Robbie doing his James Bond impression.

    Do i see a JUF cover in the future?

    Posted on July 31st, 2009 at 10:06 PM

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