10. 4 Non Blondes, 'What's Up?'
Long before Linda Perry was writing hits for Pink and Christina Aguilera, she was the dreadlocked frontwoman for the short-lived alt-rock band 4 Non Blondes. They had a monster hit in 1993 with "What's Up?" – and then broke up before even cutting a follow-up disc. Perry recently shared with Rolling Stone her true feelings about 4 Non Blondes. "I wasn't really a big fan of my band," she said. "I didn't like the record at all. 'Drifting' was the only song I loved. I did love 'What's Up?' but I hated the production. When I heard our record for the first time I cried. It didn't sound like me. It made me belligerent and a real asshole. I wanted to say, 'We're a fucking, bad-ass cool band. We're not that fluffy polished bullshit that you're listening to.' It was really difficult."