Watch Charli XCX's Nostalgic Performance Of "1999" On "The Tonight Show"

Ever because the technology of artists who grew up within the 90s have been been coming of age, there has been a flood of music devoted to the yr 1999, like Joey Badass’ album 1999 and Brockhampton’s “1999 Wildfire” (that appears like one thing that would have been launched in 1999 by Outkast) There was even an obsession with the yr a long time earlier than it occurred, Prince got here out along with his model of 1999 in 1982, with the title monitor trying ahead to the get together that 1999 will inevitably be.

Charli XCX and Troye Sivan look again on the yr of their new tune, which they carried out final evening on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. The humorous factor about their efficiency is that Charli is 26 and Sivan is simply 23; they’d have been seven and 4 years previous respectively within the yr, not precisely sufficiently old to recollect it very clearly, a lot much less get together. The music video has them referencing the Steve Jobs of previous, TLC, The Spice Girls, Titanic and tons extra. The cowl of their single is a nod to The Matrix, which was launched in the identical yr and envisioned the world as a simulation of 1999, created by robots had been truly harvesting people’ power from pods. The robots selected the yr as a result of it was the height of human civilization. Maybe so: