Charli XCX and Troye Sivan’s “1999” Video Presents Titanic, Eminem, Britney Spears, The Sims, BSB, The Matrix and More

If somebody were to ask what was so great about the 1990’s, now you have one video to show them. “1999” single and music video by Charli XCX and Troye Sivan is probably one of the most creative videos to have made. The song gives some major throwbacks into the 20th Century, which made the 90’s kids childhoods that much more awesome.

The video starts off with Charli XCX in 2018 and reaching back into her childhood in the 90s. What follows next are the series of trips down the memory lane to some of the most iconic pop-culture events of the 90s.

We will list down some of the most epic moments from “1999” music video below, in order of appearance.

  1. Charli XCX being Steve Jobs presenting the first ever Apple iMac computer.
  2. TLC’s waterfalls video
  3. That iconic pose of Jack and Rose from Titanic movie portrayed by XCX and Troye.
  4. Charli XCX’s face engraved into Spice Girl’s “Say You’ll Be There” video.
  5. Skechers advertisement re-make.
  6. Troye Sivan in Backstreet Boys’ video “I Want It That Way.”
  7. Troye as Eminem in “The Real Slim Shady” video.
  8. Nokia 330 phone that was absolutely a beast of a phone. The battery lasted over a week. Need we say more!!!
  9. That epic almost-nude scene from ‘American Beauty’ movie starring Mena Suvari.
  10. Iconic Marilyn Manson and Rose McGowan almost-nude appearance at MTV VMAs in 1998.
  11. The Sims computer game by Electronic Arts.
  12. “Barbie Girl” video by Aqua.
  13. “Dancing Baby” video.
  14. The Matrix movie ‘dodging bullets’ epicness.
  15. Troye as Justin Timberlake’s hair during NSYNC days.

The song also gives a lyrical nod to Britney Spears’ all-time hit “…Baby One More Time.,” released in 1998.

We might have missed some scenes from the video in the above list. You can complete the list by leaving a comment below.

If you are not a 90s baby, you can Google any one of the above and see the impact each of them made in shaping the Pop-culture back in the days.

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Adam McDonald

Hi! I am the founder and lead author and editor of Justrandomthings music community. A vast range of personal interests from Hip-Hop to Country to Hard Rock and Punk music will keep you entertained.

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