2020 was the year of the pandemic, massive lockdowns, and economic disruptions, but personally, it was the year of acceptance.
It was another new beginning. A new place in a familiar setting. And I was too excited to go through it all.
The 1990s was when my musical taste reached its peak.
This year’s birthday playlist represents my favourite songs each year, from the year I was born to 2018.
The 90s was a very important decade for me in terms of music – not only that I listened to a lot of pop and rock music, but I also began to explore on bands that I really like, instead of following other people’s preferences.
Before Spice Girls and All Saints there were.. Shampoo. And after all, “Girl Power” was a single by Shampoo, not Spice Girls.
..or 1994 in 94 minutes.I never really realised how defining 1994 was for me until recently. Basically, almost all of my favourite songs of all time were released in that year, including Erasure’s “Always”, Pet Shop Boys’s “Liberation”, and the Lightning Seeds’s “Lucky You”.
Charli XCX might have had a big hit with “1999” last year, but she did not have the slightest idea on how it felt like to live in 1999. This playlist is a recollection of my music memories in 1999 – how Eminem was a nobody and there was more to music than Britney and …
The 2018 mixtape, based on my Top 18 Tracks of 2018
Despite having an even more depressing year, 2018 was not so bad in terms of musical experience.