How many of Boyz II Men's five Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles can you name?
This should be remarkably easy, right? One of these songs broke Elvis Presley’s record by staying on top of the charts for 13 weeks, then a second did 14 weeks. And then a third did 16 weeks, making it ostensibly the most popular song of all time. If you managed to avoid these songs, you must not have ears—which, the last time I checked, was literally the only requirement to doing this job (it certainly ain’t knowing how to write). These songs soundtracked our homecomings and proms and weddings and probably even a divorce or two. They will be around a lot longer than How To Dress Well.
I got 3 of 5, what about you? None of the pro and semi-pro critics polled got all five.
I’m gotten so absorbed into Rift that I’ve really neglected the fun of being a bedroom blogger DJ. So for MusicMonday, here’s my mixset, Fall Fantasy 2011. Entire track runs about about an hour, enjoy!