Bowling For Soup’s classic track has hit a big old milestone in the UK.
Bowling For Soup’s ‘1985’ is about as iconic and classic as it gets in this scene.
Originally a cover by SR-71, it became one of the band’s biggest tracks thanks to its brilliant lyrics and immersive video.
And it has hit a new milestone in the UK.
According to BPI, the song is now certified Gold, which is the equivalent of 400,000 sales.
It features on the band’s 2004 album ‘A Hangover You Don’t Deserve’, which is itself certified Silver in the UK.
For albums, that is the equivalent of 60,000.
The song has been streamed 260 million times on Spotify, and the video 62 million.
Here is that very video, brimming with references:
The band released their latest album ‘Pop Drunk Snot Bread’ earlier this year.
Here’s ‘Hello Anxiety’: