Hand holding vinyl record outlined by light green halo effect on red-dotted background.

Guess the 90s song from the lyrics?

We know the Nineties are having a moment, but it’s not all about fashion… Just how well do you know the golden oldie music and musicians? Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz on the lyrics of ten top hits of the 1990s.

Question 1 out of 10:

Which 1997 song made a big comeback in 2023 thanks to a huge movie release, with the lyrics: “Life in plastic, it’s fantastic ?”

Cute smiling plastic dolls lined up
Question 2 out of 10:

Which 1990s Christmas classic has the lyric:
“I don’t care about the presents, 
underneath the Christmas tree?”

Two toy Elf on the Shelf dolls sitting close together and hugging
Question 3 out of 10:

Which grunge song had it’s singer suggesting:
“With the lights out, it’s less dangerous
Here we are now, entertain us?”

Image of a high school brass band wearing red costumes
Question 4 out of 10:

Which girl group debut single said: 
“I’ll tell you what I want, what I really, really want?”

Cat sitting in a basket and staring into space
Question 5 out of 10:

What nineties Britpop classic would you be singing if you started with the lyrics: 
“Today is gonna be the day that they’re gonna throw it back to you
And by now, you should’ve somehow realised what you gotta do?”

raindrops on a window showing a blurred nightime city scape
Just a quick random question – you don’t have to answer it if you don’t want to.

Have you heard of the V&A Museum (or Young V&A)?

[This doesn’t affect your result]
A photo of the V&A collection of a toy Jabba the Glob made by Hasbro for the Star Wars film The Phantom Menace. The toy is green and shows Jabba with a frog hanging out of his mouth next to a tub of Star Wars slime.

Yes and I love it! 15%

I already knew about it. 11%

Nope, it’s new to me! 38%

Not really sure what it is? 37%

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Question 6 out of 10:

One party smash hit of the 1990s is still going strong today. The lyrics are in Spanish and English (but this song is best known for its dance moves) : “When I dance, they call me…”

Coloured lights coming from a stage over the heads of partying audience
Question 7 out of 10:

This song only needs one lyric (there are others but does anyone really know them?)

Two people wearing trainers jumping in a muddy puddle
Question 8 out of 10:
two guinea pigs eating carrot sticks
Question 9 out of 10:

Back in 1999, someone we know as a huge solo female star was part of a group. Which of their songs said: 
“Say my name, say my name
If no one is around you
Say baby I love you”

Bees crawling over a yellow side of honeycomb
Question 10 out of 10:

For your final question… we know you know this one, and you won’t need any more lyrics than this for it to be stuck in your head all day: I’m Blue…

Giraffe peering over a fence with a blue background

Are you ready to get your results?