The 98 Best Songs of 1998: Pop's Weirdest Year

In 1998, boundaries blew open and new genres were invented each week. We look back at the best, brightest and weirdest from a pivotal year in pop

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78. Savage Garden, "Truly Madly Deeply"

How exactly did this happen? An Australian boy-on-boy duo in matching turtlenecks and sideburns glide across the ocean to seduce the moms of America, then glide right back where they came from, leaving only broken hearts behind. The singer had a solo hit titled "Pop!ular," which is taking a good idea too far. Best use of the verb "bathe" in any song ever.

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