23 Songs You’ll Remember If You Did Your Leaving Cert in 2004

A plethora of stompers

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The Leaving Cert (or, 'The Big LC' as you probably called it at the time) is a significant time for all. 

It's the first time you have a bit of responsibility, the first time you'll be allowed into a club legally and the first real time you become one with the true art form that is procrastination.

And with a set of chart hits like these streaming through the airwaves at the time, who could blame you?

1. Milkshake - Kelis

You know where you were when this song came out.

2. Toxic - Britney Spears

3. Mysterious Girl - Peter Andre

Hard to believe there was a time that this song didn't exist.

4. Cha Cha Slide - Mr C The Slide Man

5. She Wants To Move - N.E.R.D

Any song that samples a dog barking is fine by us.

6. Left Outside Alone - Anastacia 

7. In The Middle - Sugababes

8. In The Shadows - The Rasmus

9. Come With Me - Special D

Banger.

10. This Love - Maroon 5

11. My Band - D12

12. F.U.R.B (Fuck You Right Back) - Frankee 

ICONIC.

13. Hotel - Cassidy ft. R Kelly

14. Summer Sunshine - The Corrs

15. Trick Me - Kelis

16. Lola's Theme - Shapeshifters

17. Mr Brightside - The Killers

The Lifestyle Sports ad that launched a thousand ships.

18. I Dont Wanna Know - Mario Winans ft. Enya & P Diddy

Enya?!

19. Golden Touch - Razorlight

20. Roses - Outkast

21. Yeah! - Usher ft. Lil Jon & Ludacris

Confirming that fact that Lil Jon is the most ridiculous man alive.

22. Langer - Tim O'Riordan

Lest we forget.

23. And finally, Dragostei Din Tei - O-Zone

The ultimate 2004 experience. 

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Written By

Kate Demolder

Kate is a contributing writer here at Lovin Dublin. You are as likely to see her indulging in some of Dublin’s finer establishments, as well as panic-exercising the day after.

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