7 Terrible 2000s Rock Songs That You Secretly Love

7 Terrible 2000s Rock Songs That You Secretly Love

Everyone has their guilty pleasures, and if you grew up in the 2000's, some of these songs are probably yours.


If you grew up in the 2000s, you have probably sung the lyrics to at least one of these songs at the top of lungs.

1. Lips Of An Angel by Hinder

A classic song about infidelity and having to "choose" the right woman. Songs about people not being able to get over previous loved ones seemed to be very prevalent in the 2000s. Hinder certainly isn't a remarkable band, but no one who's heard this song can deny that the chorus pulls their heartstrings.

2. Wherever You Will Go by The Calling

Everyone remembers The Calling for babyfaced lead singer Alex Band. To this day, I can't understand how such a deep and mesmerizing voice can come out of a Jesse McCartney stunt double. Wherever You Will Go was their only hit, and every time it comes on the radio people still seem to bob their heads, if only just a little bit.

3. Photograph by Nickelback

Yes, it's Nickelback. Yes, they're the most hated band of all time. Yes, this is still a good song.

4. Blurry by Puddle Of Mudd

Most people have probably forgotten that Puddle of Mudd ever existed, but no one can deny that this song puts them in their feelings when it comes on. Also, as is a common theme with most of these songs, the chorus is just too catchy to resist.

5. Over You by Daughtry

Hopes were high for Chris Daughtry after winning American Idol in 2006. I guess someone hurt him between that time and when he released Over You in 2007.

6. Absolutely (Story of a Girl) by Nine Days

Another band that people probably don't remember, yet it doesn't seem to matter if people remember the band or even the name of this song because everyone remembers the chorus. I still have friends who will yell the first line "this is the story of a girl" and will receive the call back "who cried a river and drowned the whole world" from the entire room.

7. Higher by Creed

Even though this song technically was released in 1999, I think it still qualifies. Creed, like every other band in this list, is often criticized for sounding like, well, every other band in this list. It's another song that you have to take with a grain of salt, but if you decide to give in to the generic gravely voiced sound, you'll find yourself glad you did.

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When you want to diss a hater:

    1. "You couldn't get a fan if it was hangin' from the ceilin."
    2. "I'm throwing shade like it's sunny."
    3. "I'm in my own lane, you ain't in my category."
    4. "These (girls) couldn’t test me even if their name was Pop Quiz."
    5. "Yo, people will love you and support you when it's beneficial. I'ma forgive, I won't forget, but I'ma dead the issue."
    6. "Not that I don't got good vision, but I don't see competition."
    7. "I’m Angelina, you Jennifer. Come on (girl), you see where Brad at."
    8. "I look like "yes" and you look like "no"."
    9. "But if you're ugly it's a no text zone."
    10. "If you are my rival, then that means you're suicidal."
    11. "Shout out to my haters, Sorry that you couldn't faze me."
    12. "Trash talk to 'em then I put 'em in a Hefty."
    13. "Like I mean I don't even know why you girls bother at this point. Like give up, it's me, I win, you lose."
    14. "All these haters mad because I'm so established."
    15. "Competition? why yes I would love some."

When you want to tell people how awesome you are:

    16. "If I'm fake I ain't notice, cause my money ain't."
    17. "You can hate me, but why knock my hustle? I'ma be the queen, no matter how they shuffle."
    18. "Let me make this clear, I’m not difficult, I’m just ’bout my business."
    19. "I'm feelin' myself."
    20. "Excuse me honey, but nobody's in my lane."
    21. "Put me on a dollar cause I'm who they trust in."
    22. "I don’t say “Hi”, I say “Keys to the Benz.”"
    23. "I've been hot since flip phones" "Running this game for 5 years. Guess that's why my feet hurt."
    24. "Hotter than a middle eastern climate."
    25. "My money’s so tall that my Barbies gotta climb it."
    26. "No, I'm not lucky, I'm blessed, yes."
    27."I ain't gotta compete with a single soul."
    28. "'X' in the box, cause ain't nobody checking me."
    29."Excuse me, I'm sorry, I'm really such a lady."
    30. "Honestly I gotta stay as fly as I can be."

When you're hanging with your clique:

    31. "Cherish these nights, cherish these people. Life is a movie, but there will never be a sequel."
    32. "I’m with some hood girls lookin’ back at it."
    33. "We dope girls, we flawless. We the poster girls for all this."
    34. "Pretty gang, always keep them (boys) on geek."
    35. "The night is still young, and so are we!"
    36. "If you ain’t on the team, you playin’ for team D, ’Cause we A-listers, we paid sisters."
    37. "Pretty (girls) only could get in my posse."
    38. "Cause we the mean girls, y-yes we so fetch."
    39. "We fresh to death, down to the shoes."
    40. "Ain't at no wedding but all my girls cake tops."
    41. "Got a whole bunch of pretty gang in my clique."
    42. "Clap for the heavyweight champ, me, But I couldn't do it all alone, WE."
    43. "Put your drinks up, It's a celebration every time we link up."
    44. "I'm with some flawless (girls) because they be mobbin' pretty."

When you're hanging with your significant other:

    45. "He tryna kick it like a ninja."
    46. "He could tell that I was wifey material."
    47. "Ayo, I just wanna be your first go to."
    48. "You got spark, you, you got spunk. You, you got something all the girls want."
    49. Find me in the dark, I'll be in the stars, Find me in your heart, I'm in need of your love."
    50. "They holler at me, but it's you, you."
    51. "I'm not living right, I’m not living if you’re not by my side."
    52. "I just wanna be somebody that can add to, your wife, be a friend, be a teacher and a fan, too."
    53. "I just wanna be your favorite."
    54. "He was the realest, I was the baddest, we was the illest."
    55. "I know you can save me and make me feel alive."
    56. "Yes I'll be your girl, forever your lady, You ain't ever gotta worry, I'm down for you baby."
    57. "Baby you my everything, You all I ever wanted."

When you're single and loving it:

    58. "You could be the king, but watch the queen conquer!"
    59. "Thats why I'm crowned queen, and I ain't looking for the prom king."
    60. "I like independent, like July 4th."
    61. "I ain't never need a man, to take care of me."
    62. "He be like, "Yo, you so legendary", But he can tell just by my face he ain't getting any."
    63. "I am not Jasmine, I am Aladdin."
    64. "I don't even brake when I'm backing up, I'll swerve on a (boy) if he acting up."
    65. "So many boys in here where do I begin?"

When you're just living life:

    66. "I never worry, life is a journey. I just wanna enjoy the ride."
    67. "Tonight is the night that I'ma get twisted."
    68. "I’mma keep it movin', be classy and graceful."
    69. "So make sure the stars is what you aim for, make mistakes though."
    70. "And we gon' hangover the next day. But we will remember this day."
    71. "My only motto in my life is don't lose."
    72. "Take me, or leave me, I'll never be perfect. Believe me, I'm worth it."
    73. "I believe that life is a prize, but to live doesn't mean you're alive."
    74. "I wish that I could have this moment for life."
    75. "If I scream, if I cry, It's only 'cause I feel alive."
    76. "I can't believe it, it's so amazing. This club is heating, this party's blazing.""
    77. "It's so amazing, I figured out this world is ours for the taking."
    78. "I am not a girl that can ever be defined."
    79. "I got next, I'm gonna shine."
    80. "This is my moment I just feel so alive."

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Let's Take A Trip Down Memory Lane And Reminisce On 7 Things Only 2000s Kids Will Remember

Hopefully this doesn't make you feel too nostalgic.


Growing up in the 2000s was great, yet strange. I was born in the late 90s, so I guess I can't be considered a true "90's kid". Being a 2000s kid is such a weird thing because we spent our childhood in a world where WiFi was not prevalent, but we watched it become something that we now cannot live without.

I spent my early years playing outside on swing sets, climbing across the monkey bars, or playing with Barbie dolls. Now, kids spend a lot of time in front of screens, sometimes WATCHING other kids play with toys. One of the highest paid Youtubers of today is a 7-year-old boy, Ryan ToysReview. He plays with toys and reviews them, which kids love to watch. He earns around 22 million dollars a year.

The internet has become something kids of today cannot live without. I personally am completely on board with that need for WiFi, but I feel like I had a better childhood, because I was not entirely immersed in an electronic device. Toddlers know how to use iPhones and tablets now! Things have changed drastically.

If you are a 2000s kid, you will definitely feel nostalgic after going through this list I have compiled of some things I remember from my childhood. These might trigger memories you didn't even know you had! Enjoy!

1. VCR

Today we can stream content from any device easily. While I was growing up, I remember buying VCR movies and having to rewind them so that I could watch them again and again. Things are so much easier now with DVDs and streaming services. Kids don't know how lucky they are to not have to wait to replay a movie!

2. Barbie's The Princess and the Pauper

When I turned 7, my cousin bought me a princess and the pauper Barbie doll that had the barbie movie. I watched this movie about a hundred times, and learned the songs in it like my life depended on it. My favorite song was "I Am a Girl Like You". I saw this video on twitter the other day and I felt extremely nostalgic.

3. Perfection

This was my favorite game to play with my cousins as a kid. I remember how anxious the ticking clock made me feel. This game is endless which makes it so fun. If you've never played this before, you should. It takes those little shape fitting baby games to a whole new level!

4. Silly Bandz

Around 2010, silly bandz took over the world. In 5th grade, I went to Washington D.C. for my safety patrol trip and on the second day, we went to a gift shop that sold these bands and everyone on the trip attacked the bands. One kid bought 10 packs of the bands. I don't know why these bands were so popular, but they were a trademark of my young life. I had tons of bands of animals, shapes, and buildings.

5. Tamagotchis

Every girl in my class in fourth grade had one of these. After enough begging, I convinced my mom to buy me one. I played with it for a couple of weeks, and then it died. It was fun while it lasted because everyone was obsessed with it. I'm not sure if I ever enjoyed the game, or if I just got it because everyone else did. Either way, these tiny machines bring back childhood memories nonetheless.

6. The Big Comfy Couch

I have no idea what channel this show was on, but I definitely remember watching it. The only thing I remember about it is that the girl in the show would use her legs to tell the time. I saw this show posted on Twitter a while ago and I didn't even realize I remembered it.

7. WebKinz, Club Penguin, and Build a Bear Ville

These three websites were my favorite things in the world when I was in elementary school. I loved buying webkinz so that I could dress them up and design their houses online. Club penguin had all the best games and the map on it was super fun. My friends and I would get on at the same time everyday and play online games together. Build a bearville was a site you could get access to if you had a build a bear. It was really fun and interactive. I loved playing on these sites.

These are just some of the things I can recall from my childhood. Hopefully, you can remember these things as well. Kids nowadays don't know what they missed out on.

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