Saturday Nostalgia Post: Late 90s / Early 00s Soundtracks Worth Revisiting : An ONTD Original



Hello ONTD Midnight Society , everybody loves a good soundtrack right ?

Let's take it back a few years and celebrate some of those great cds we used to bop to in our disc mans shall we ?



1. Pokemon : The First Movie
Year : 1998

This was truly a bubblegum pop and star studded masterpiece . This album was pretty damn awesome considering how most artists who were often being compared at the time were able to get shine and represent the biggest craze since The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles .


1. Pokemon Theme - Billy Crawford
2. Don't Say You Love Me - M2M
3. It Was You - Ashley Ballard - (with So Plush)
4. We're A Miracle - Christina Aguilera
5. Soda Pop - Britney Spears
6. Somewhere, Someday - N'Sync
7. Get Happy - B*Witched
8. (Hey You) Free Up Your Mind - Baby Spice
9. Fly With Me - 98 Degrees
10. Lullaby - Mandah
11. Vacation - Vitamin C
12. Makin' My Way (Any Way That I Can) - Billie
13. Catch Me If You Can - Angela Via
14. Have Some Fun With The Funk - Aaron Carter
15. If Only Tears Could Bring You Back - Midnight Sons
16. Brother My Brother - Blessid Union Of Souls

Popular Track -

M2M - Don't Say You Love Me

2. Nutty Professor 2 : The Klumps



1. Doesn't Really Matter - Janet Jackson
2. Hey Papi - Jay-Z featuring Memphis Bleek
3. Just Friends - Musiq
4. Missing You - Case
5. Even If - Method Man
6. I'm Gonna Crawl - DMX
7. Thinkin' Bout Me - Brian McKnight
8. Here With Me - Dru Hill presents Jazz
9. No You Didn't Say" Kandice Love
10. Let Me Be - Eve
11. Get With Me - Shorty 101
12. Do You Remember (Once Upon A Time)" Montell Jordan
13. Thong Song UNCENSORED - Sisqo featuring Foxy Brown
14. Off The Wall - Redman/Eminem
15. Just A Touch - R. Kelly
16. Snippets - LL Cool J
Year : 2000

A good selection of songs from artists like Sisqo , DMX , Jay-Z ,  and the fabulous Janet Jackson made up for this bland follow up to the first film .

Popular Track

Doesn't Really Matter

3. Never Been Kissed


Year :1999


1. Never You Mind - Semisonic
2. Standing By - Willis
3. Lucky Denver Mint - Jimmy Eat World
4. Problem - Remy Zero
5. Erase & Rewind - Cardigans
6. Closer To Myself - Kendall Payne
7. At My Most Beautiful - R.E.M.
8. Catch A Falling Star - Block
9. Candy In The Sun - Swirl 360
10. Until You Loved Me - The Moffatts
11. Cumbia De Los Muertos - Ozomatti
12. Watching The Wheels - John Lennon/Yoko Ono
13. Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want - The Smiths
14. Innocent Journey - Sonichrome
15. Don't Worry Baby - The Beach Boys
16. A Girl Named Happiness (Never Been Kissed) - Jeremy Jordan


Although it featured quite a bit of older songs , certain tracks became synonymous ( Erase and Rewind ) with this film .

Popular Track

Until You Loved Me - The Moffatts

4. The Wood


Year : 1999

1. Neck Uv Da Woods - Mystikal & Outkast
2. Think About You - Blackstreet
3. Ya All Know Who! - The Roots
4. I Can I Can - DMX
5. Tha Hood (It's All Good) - Cash Money Millionaires
6. Belts To Match - UGK
7. It's All Good - R. Kelly
8. I Wanna Know - Joe
9. Crave - Marc Dorsey
10. 24-7 (Lil' Jon Dirty South Mix) - Liberty City Fla.
11. Jane's Law - Jane Blaze
12. Still Strugglin' - Too $hort
13. Dante's Girl - NIGHT & DAY
14. Love Letter - Imajin
15. Freaks Come Out At Night - Whodini
16. Make The Music With Your Mouth Biz - Biz Markie
17. Back In The Day (Remix) - Ahmad
18. If This World Were Mine - Luther Vandross & Cheryl Lynn

This film was truly underrated but it's soundtrack has some pretty good R&B gems for fans of the genre . If that is the type of music you are into give this a listen.

Popular Track

Love Letter - First Coming of B2K Imajin

5. 13 Going on 30


Year: 2004

1. Head Over Heels - The Go-Go's
2. Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
3. Burning Down The House - The Talking Heads
4. Mad About You - Belinda Carlisle
5. I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
6. What I Like About You - Lillix
7. Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
8. Crazy For You - Madonna
9. Vienna - Billy Joel
10. Why Can't I? - Liz Phair
11. Tainted Love - Soft Cell
12. Love Is A Battlefield - Pat Benatar
13. Will I Ever Make It Home - Ingram Hill

This film was a huge tribute to children of the 80s and as a result there are many classics of the past on the track listing , however this soundtrack has been praised and enjoyed by people of all ages .

Popular Track

Why Can't I - Liz Phair

6. A Walk To Remember



1. I Dare You To Move - Switchfoot
2. Cry - Mandy Moore
3. Someday We'll Know - Mandy Moore,Jonathan Foreman
4. Dancing in The Moonlight - 2001 Remix Toploader
5. Learning To Breathe - Switchfoot
6. Only Hope - Mandy Moore
7. It's Gonna Be Love - Mandy Moore
8. You - Switchfoot
9. If You Believe - Rachael Lampa
10. No One - Cold
11. So What Does It All Mean? - West, Gould & Fitzgerald
12. Mother, We Just Can't Get Enough - New Radicals
13. Cannonball - The Breeders
14. Friday On My Mind - Noogie
15. Empty Spaces - Fuel
16. Only Hope - Switchfoot

A mix of romance and pure emotion , aside from Tangled this probably showcases Mandy Moore's most popular work .

Popular Track


It's Gonna Be Love - Mandy Moore

7. Belly


Year : 1998




1. No Way In, No Way Out - Lady
2. Devil's Pie - D'Angelo
3. Grand Finale - DMX, Method Man, Nas & Ja Rule
4. Never Dreamed You Leave In Summer - Jerome
5. What About - Sparkle
6. Two Sides - Hot Totti
7. Movin' Out - Mya
8. Top Shotter - DMX, Sean Paul & Mr. Vegas
9. Story To Tell - Ja Rule
10. Crew Love - Jay-Z
11. Sometimes - Noreaga
12. We All Can Get It On - Drag-On
13. Militia Remix - Gang Starr
14. Windpipe - Wu Tang Clan
15. Pre-Game - Sauce Money
16. Tommy's Theme - Made Men
17. Some Niggaz - Half-A-Mil
18. I Wanna Live - Braveheart

Before DMX said Drake sounded like a washing machine , Nas ethered Jay-Z ,  and Ja Rule's opinion mattered , Hip Hop / R&B heads were blessed with this star studded track listing. Black excellence indeed .

Popular Track

Grand Finale - DMX ft Method Man , Nas , Ja Rule

8. Romeo Must Die


Year : 2000

1. Try Again - Aaliyah
2. Come Back In One Piece - Aaliyah
3. Rose In A Concrete World (J Dub Remix) - Joe
4. Rollin' Raw - BG
5. We At It Again - Timbaland & Magoo
6. Are You Feelin' Me? - Aaliyah
7. Perfect Man - Destiny's Child
8. Simply Irresistable - Ginuwine
9. It Really Don't Matter - Confidential
10. Thugz - Mack 10
11. I Don't Wanna - Aaliyah
12. Somebody Gonna Die Tonight - Dave Bing
13. Woozy - Playa
14. Pump The Brakes - Dave Hollister
15. This Is A Test - Chante Moore
16. Revival - Non-A-Miss
17. Come On - Blade
18. Swung On - Stanley Clarke

Timberland shut it down , some of his best work is featured on this album . Also we can't forget to show love to the late and great baby girl Aaliyah for her lovely tunes that were featured , especially the lead track that is pretty much a classic now .

Popular Track

Try Again - Aaliyah


Source : Good music + Amazon for the track listings

Happy Saturday ONTD !!