EW 1000: Music

25 New Classic One-Hit Wonders

Chumbawumba, Right Said Fred, Deee-Lite, and more: We hardly knew ye -- but we won't forget you!

''I Touch Myself,'' the Divynyls (1991)
''Come on Eileen,'' Dexy's Midnight Runners (1983)
''Baby Got Back,'' Sir Mix-A-Lot (1992)
''F--- It (I Don't Want You Back),'' Eamon (2003)
''You Gotta Be,'' Des'ree (1994)
''Laffy Taffy,'' D4L (2005)
''Steal My Sunshine,'' LEN (1999)
''What I Am,'' Edie Brickell & New Bohemians (1989)
''Jump Around,'' House of Pain (1992)
''Closing Time,'' Semisonic (1998)
''Groove Is in the Heart,'' Deee-Lite (1990)
''One of Us,'' Joan Osbourne (1995)
''Chicken Noodle Soup,'' Webstar (2006)
''I'm Too Sexy,'' Right Said Fred (1992)
''You Get What You Give,'' New Radicals (1999)
''Mother Mother,'' Tracy Bonham (1996)
''Deeper Shade of Soul,'' Urban Dance Squad (1990)
''The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades,'' Timbuk 3 (1986)
''Tubthumping,'' Chumbawumba (1997)
''What's Up,'' 4 Non Blondes (1993)
''Rump Shaker,'' Wreckx-n-Effect (1992)
''Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat),'' Digable Planets (1993)
''Girl Like You,'' Edwyn Collins (1995)
''Flagpole Sitta,'' Harvey Danger (1998)
''Cantaloop,'' Us3 (1994)

Originally posted Jun 17, 2008 Published in issue #999-1000 Jun 27, 2008 Order article reprints