Monday, April 1, 2019

No Fooling - It's A-Z Time!

It does seem like a pretty decent April Fools' prank to suggest that I am going to breathe some life back into this blog. I guess we will just have to see what happens tomorrow, and enjoy today in the meantime. We've had some fun singing our way through a few decades to pass the Aprils away. There is one other era we ought to do...aughts to do! The approach of Y2K had people all fired up - especially those of us who were just over five months pregnant when that ball dropped. Partying like it was 1999 looked exhausted with a less than extensive, or stylish, wardrobe. Yes, the new decade brought our second child and our first minivan. As was the case with several other things, I increasingly lost control over what songs we listened to.

I am going to start this year's a-z off right...with a cheat! That should take a lot of pressure off if this thing actual sticks for the rest of the month. Our first song was released in May of 1999, but Shrek gave it the ogre bump in 2001.

I wanted to show you why All Star will always belong in the aughts for me. Within ten minutes I found three different versions of proof, and I know more exist. This...this is what will always play in my mind when I hear this song.


  1. YAY, YOU'RE BACKKKKKKK!!!! And just in time for birthday month! :)

  2. Oh my god, are you my soul sister? This is probably my favorite era for music (like, guilty pleasure music I don't mind admitting to), and All Star is totally the song that got me through grad school.

    - Allison

  3. That's a great song. I first heard it in "Shrek" :-)

    Ronel visiting from the A-Z Challenge with Music and Writing: All the A's