10 songs turning 10 this year


A list bound to make you feel incredibly old.

Edited by Rebecca Pates

So it’s 2015 and a whole new year of music masterpieces is slowly creeping into view. This year sees the release of new albums from the likes of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Fall Out Boy, Madonna, 50 Cent, All Time Low and The Prodigy – it seems that there’s something out there for everyone in the next 12 months. But what about the songs that are celebrating birthdays this year? This list brings you 10 of the many songs turning 10 years old in 2015.


SONG: Candy Shop
ARTIST: 50 Cent
RELEASE DATE: January 15th 2005
The second single from 50 Cent’s second album, The Massacre.


SONG: Fix You
ARTIST: Coldplay
RELEASE DATE: September 5th 2005
Arguably one of Coldplay’s most famous anthems.


SONG: Gold Digger
ARTIST: Kanye West
RELEASE DATE: July 5th 2005
This broke the record for most digital downloads in a single week.


SONG: I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
ARTIST: Arctic Monkeys
RELEASE DATE: October 14th 2005
This marked the first of many UK number one singles for the band.


SONG: I Predict A Riot
ARTIST: Kaiser Chiefs
RELEASE DATE: November 1st 2005
Taken from debut album Employment, possibly their best-known track.


SONG: Juicebox
ARTIST: The Strokes
RELEASE DATE: October 2005
This song was leaked, forcing an earlier than planned iTunes release.


SONG: Pon de Replay
ARTIST: Rihanna
RELEASE DATE: May 24th 2005
This marked the start of Rihanna’s career when she was just 16.


SONG: Rockstar
ARTIST: Nickelback
The fifth single for the band, though arguably their most famous.


SONG: Sugar, We’re Going Down
ARTIST: Fall Out Boy
RELEASE DATE: April 12th 2005
The lead single from their second album, From Under The Cork Tree.


SONG: You’re Beautiful
ARTIST: James Blunt
RELEASE DATE: May 30th 2005
Blunt’s only single to enter the Billboard Top 40.

Other songs turning 10 this year include Move Along by The All-American Rejects, The Importance Of Being Idle by Oasis, and My Humps by The Black Eyed Peas. Do you feel old yet?