The Best Songs That Came Out in the 2000s

2000-2010 was a golden age of creativity that shaped the way music is made now. Although it is incredibly difficult to pinpoint the “best” songs of the 2000s, here are some that are very important, and also very very good.

(This is in no particular order, by the way)

Feel Good Inc.- Gorillaz

Personifying your band as a series of cartoons that have no definable human identity was one of the most radical decisions in the history of the music industry. Gorillaz created one of the coolest images of the 2000s, as well as some of the coolest music. Although Demon Days is chock full of bangers from front to back, Feel Good Inc. brought Gorillaz to the forefront.


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The More You Know

  • During a fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, someone donated $35,000 so that VH1 Classic would have to play “99 Luftballons” on repeat for an entire hour.
  • Dave Grohl was so intimidated by Kurt Cobain that he hid a lot of the music he made while on tour with Nirvana. After Cobain's death, the tucked away music would become Foo Fighters' first album.
  • When Pixie’s drummer David Lovering wasn’t drumming, he performed as a professional magician.
  • Soft Cell's “Tainted Love” is actually a cover. The original is by Gloria Jones and came out in 1964.
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