It’s Been 10 Years Already?

Sarah Slean - Day One

Ten years ago today, Sarah Slean‘s album Day One was released. Having been only somewhat familiar with Sarah through her Night Bugs album, Day One was the perfect mix of whimsical, theatrical and solemn songs that helped me through one of my most memorable years.

To mark that record’s ten years, here’s a list of albums that also turn ten this year. Brace yourself, like the list I posted last week on CDs that turned 20, it’s an eye-opening experience:

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11 Albums that are 20 years old

Dance Mix 94

20 years ago, I got my first CD player for Christmas and with that, my very first CD. MuchMusic’s Dance Mix ’94. That was 20 years ago…

In joining the internet’s neverending quest to make us all feel old old, here’s a list of albums that came out 20 years ago that most of us probably owned, wanted to own, or borrowed from a friend to record to a blank cassette. And now for the first time, let’s reminisce together as we realize: Wow! I can’t believe that came out 20 years ago! I’m old!

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Lengthy songs that work

Most pop hits clock in at just over three minutes long. A good amount are more than four minutes but any longer than that and the scissors are brought in to chop it down to fit within the time constraints of radio – and our own attention spans. The last song longer than 4:30 to hit #1 on the Hot

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