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Now that’s what I call an alternative history of NZ music in 10 songs

Henry Oliver traces an alternative history of New Zealand music via songs featured on the Now That's What I Call Music series.

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Now that’s what we called 2009: Looking back at the monster hits of a decade ago

Sam Brooks steps back in time to 2009, the year of Now! That's What I Call Music 31. What did his younger self think of those songs – and do they still hold up today?

Music sounds better because I got high: Now that’s what I call one hit wonders

Henry Oliver reminds himself of eight songs from the Now That’s What I Call Music collection that hit once and never again.

How ‘Snoopy’s Christmas’ became a classic in NZ (and nowhere else)

Henry Oliver talks to the man who made 'Snoopy's Christmas' a perennial hit single in New Zealand charts.  

Now That’s What I Call 1999: Have U2 and New Radicals ever been seen in the same room?

In 1999, Elle Hunt's dad convinced her that New Radical's 'You Get What You Give' was actually by U2. Today, she revisits the life-changing moment she realised he was wrong.