Can You Guess the 2000’s Era Song from These Lyrics?

 

A pop culture memory game of sorts

 

 

Here’s a little something for the ‘90s babies who grew up on MTV, lived for cassette tapes and witnessed iconic girl and boy bands in their prime. Take the quiz and find out just how well you know 2000’s era hits!

 

1. “What it meant to me will eventually / Be a memory of a time when I tried so hard”

a. “Lose Yourself” by Eminem

b. “In The End” by Linkin Park

c. “In Da Club” by 50 Cent

d. “Hips Don’t Lie” by Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean

 

2. “When I was 13, I had my first love / There was nobody that compared to my baby / And nobody came between us or could ever come above”

a. “Yeah!” by Usher

b. “Bye, Bye, Bye” by NSYNC

c. “Baby” by Justin Bieber

d. “Ridin’” by Chamillionaire

 

3. “Destiny is calling me / Open up my eager eyes”

a. “Mr. Brightside” by The Killers

b. “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” by Green Day

c. “How You Remind Me” by Nickelback

d. “I Miss You” by blink-182

 

4. “I got tired of waiting / Wondering if you were ever coming around / My faith in you was fading”

a. “Since U Been Gone” by Kelly Clarkson

b. “Love Story” by Taylor Swift

c. “Our Song” by Taylor Swift

d. “Try Again” by Aaliyah

 

5. “I’ve got two tickets to Iron Maiden, baby / Come with me Friday, don’t say maybe”

a. “The Anthem” by Good Charlotte

b. “Stacy’s Mom” by Fountains of Wayne

c. “Island In The Sun” by Weezer

d. “Teenage Dirtbag” by Wheatus

 

6. “See, I don’t care / But I know she ain’t gon’ wanna share” 

a. “Bootylicious” by Destiny’s Child

b. “Don’t Cha” by The Pussycat Dolls

c. “Hollaback Girl” by Gwen Stefani

d. “Bad Romance” by Lady GaGa

 

7. “You’re watching your back / Like you can’t relax”

a. “U Got It Bad” by Usher

b. “Fighter” by Christina Aguilera 

c. “So Yesterday” by Hilary Duff

d. “Complicated” by Avril Lavigne

 

8. “My heart is yours to fill or burst / To break or bury or wear as jewelry” 

a. “Fix You” by Coldplay

b. “Chasing Cars” by Snow Patrol

c. “Hands Down” by Dashboard Confessional

d. “Maps” by Yeah Yeah Yeah’s

 

9. “Every time I walk out the door / I see him die a little more inside”

a. “Unfaithful” by Rihanna

b. “Independent Women” by Destiny’s Child

c. “Fallin’” by Alicia Keys

d. “This Love” by Maroon 5

 

10. “The DJ plays my song and I feel alright”

a. “Candy” by Mandy Moore

b. “Don’t Let Me Be The Last To Know” by Britney Spears

c. “Get The Party Started” by P!nk

d. “Party in the U.S.A.” by Miley Cyrus

 

Answers

 

1. b. “In The End” by Linkin Park (2000)

 

2. c. “Baby” by Justin Bieber (2010)

 

3. a. “Mr. Brightside” by The Killers (2004)

 

4. b. “Love Story” by Taylor Swift (2008)

 

5. d. “Teenage Dirtbag” by Wheatus (2000)

 

6. b. “Don’t Cha” by The Pussycat Dolls (2005)

 

7. d. “Complicated” by Avril Lavigne (2002)

 

8. c. “Hands Down” by Dashboard Confessional (2002)

 

9. a. “Unfaithful” by Rihanna (2006)

 

10. d. “Party in the U.S.A”. by Miley Cyrus (2009)

 

Score

 

10 out of 10: 

 

Yaaaaas, you slay.

 

8 or 9 out of 10:

 

Darn, you almost made it.

 

6 or 7 out of 10:

 

Not bad.

 

5 correct answers or less:

 

Better luck next time!