Charli XCX and Troye Sivan released the new music video for their single 1999 and recreated iconic moments from the late 90s such as Justin Timberlake’s noodle hair and classic movie moments from Titanic and The Matrix.
The throwback clip, which was appropriately released on Thursday, shows Charli getting into a Lyft and ending up in 1999, where she and Troye live out nostalgiac moments from the glorious year, such as Eminem’s Slim Shady music video and Rose McGowan and Marilyn Manson’s red carpet look from the 1998 VMAs.
Charli XCX dressed up as all five of the Spice Girls in this iconic moment.
? FAVORITE SPICE GIRL? ? #BACKTO1999https://t.co/vDnA1EnYwX pic.twitter.com/cJSdN31Vuf
— CHARLI XCX (@charli_xcx) October 12, 2018
And seeing Troye Sivan as Eminem in Slim Shady had us SHOOK.
And they absolutely nailed this impersonation of Marylin Manson and Rose McGowan at the 1998 MTV VMAs.
The electro-pop stars acted out some iconic movie moments in the retro video, including the gravity-defying special effects from The Matrix.
And it would not have been a proper throwback to the ’90s without the inclusion of this classic Titanic scene.
The pair also got together to sing the new pop gem live together for the first time at Radio City in New York on Tuesday.
These two are currently slaying pop music, as Troye Sivan has just released his Sophmore album Bloom, which features his hit single My My My.
Meanwhile, Charli XCX has just finished up touring with pop superstar Taylor Swift and fellow up-and-comer Camila Cabello on Swift’s Reputation world tour.
Other highlights from the video include their take on The Sims, Steve Jobs, New Radicals, American Beauty, and The Blair Witch Project.
Although the video was amazing, one thing we did not need was a reminder of this tragic ramen noodle-like haircut that used to be rocked by Justin Timberlake in his N*Sync days.
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