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As we were about to embark on a new century, a number of genre-defining and genre-defying titles were released in 1999.  In honor of the New Year, check out the list below of albums that turn 20 this year.

Moby – ‘Play’ (May 17)

Moby - South Side feat. Gwen Stefani

The vinyl reissue of 'Play' is available to pre-order now: Music: 'South Side' by Moby, from his 1999 studio album 'Play'. Director: Joseph Kahn More from Moby: the 'southside' video is supposed to be an over the top, extreme quasi-parody of your standard hip-hop video.


Blink-182 – ‘Enema of the State’ (June 1)

blink-182 - What's My Age Again?

Listen to more from Blink-182: Discover more about this classic song and the Enema Of The State album here: Stream a playlist of their biggest tracks: Experience Blink-182 on Vinyl LP: Follow Blink-182 Music video by blink-182 performing What's My Age Again?.


Red Hot Chili Peppers – ‘Californication’ (June 8)

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Otherside [Official Music Video]

Watch the music video for "Otherside" now! Californication available here: "Otherside" is a song by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, released in 2000. It was the 3rd single from their album Californication, and confronts the battles ex-junkies have with their prior addictions.


Smash Mouth – ‘Astro Lounge’ (June 8)

Smash Mouth - All Star (Official Music Video)

Watch the official music video for "All Star" performed by Smash Mouth Music video by Smash Mouth performing All Star. YouTube view counts pre-VEVO: 1,844,389. (C) 2001 Interscope Records #SmashMouth #AllStar #Vevo #Pop #OfficialMusicVideo


The White Stripes – ‘The White Stripes’ (June 15)

Stop Breaking Down

Provided to YouTube by Warner Music Group Stop Breaking Down · The White Stripes The White Stripes ℗ 2002 Third Man Records, Inc. Writer: Robert Johnson Auto-generated by YouTube.

Limp Bizkit – ‘Significant Other’ (June 22)

Limp Bizkit - Nookie

Best of Limp Bizkit: Subscribe here: Music video by Limp Bizkit performing Nookie. (C) 2001 Flip/Interscope Records


David Bowie – ‘hours…’ (September 21)

The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell

Provided to YouTube by Warner Music Group The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell · David Bowie 'hours...


Nine Inch Nails – ‘The Fragile’ (September 21)

The Day The World Went Away

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group North America The Day The World Went Away · Nine Inch Nails The Fragile ℗ ℗ 1999 Interscope Geffen (A&M) Records A Division of UMG Recordings Inc. Released on: 1999-01-01 Producer, Mixer: Alan Moulder Producer: Trent Reznor Author, Composer: Trent Reznor Auto-generated by YouTube.


Incubus – ‘Make Yourself’ (October 26)

Incubus - Pardon Me (Official Music Video)

Incubus' official music video for 'Pardon Me'. Click to listen to Incubus on Spotify: As featured on The Essential Incubus.


Stone Temple Pilots – ‘No. 4’ (October 26)

Stone Temple Pilots - Sour Girl (Official Video)

The official video for "Sour Girl" by Stone Temple Pilots from their album 'No. 4' - available now! Subscribe for more official content from Atlantic Records: Follow Stone Temple Pilots Follow Atlantic Records The official Atlantic Records YouTube Channel is home to the hottest in hip-hop, rock, pop, R&B, indie, musicals and soundtracks.


Foo Fighters – ‘There is Nothing Left to Lose’ (November 2)

Foo Fighters - Learn To Fly (Official Music Video)

Foo Fighters' official music video for 'Learn To Fly'. Click to listen to Foo Fighters on Spotify: As featured on Greatest Hits. Click to buy the track or album via iTunes: Google Play:


Rage Against the Machine – ‘The Battle of Los Angeles’ (November 2)

Rage Against The Machine - Sleep Now in the Fire (from The Battle Of Mexico City)

Rage Against The Machine's official music video for 'Sleep Now In The Fire'. Click to listen to Rage Against The Machine on Spotify: As featured on The Battle of Los Angeles.


Korn – ‘Issues’ (November 16)

Korn - Falling Away from Me (Official Music Video)

Korn's official music video for 'Falling Away From Me'. Click to listen to Korn on Spotify: As featured on Greatest Hits Vol. 1.


Beck – ‘Midnite Vultures’ (November 23)

Beck - Sexx Laws

Music video by Beck performing Sexx Laws. (C) 1999 Geffen Records

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