Life can be a bitch at times, and in those moments of angst, you just want to throw it up ‘cause you’re totally f*&ked anyway, right? Love, sex, parents, authority—the teenage years are the pinnacle of undeniable passions, first loves, lasting regrets, and uncontrollable emotions.
PopMatters.com and Spring Awakening want to know your #1 song from your teenage years. What tune hit that right chord and spoke true to your every emotion?
Submit the artist and track name with a brief explanation of why this tune rocked your teenage years and you will be eligible to win a Spring Awakening cast album with music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater and a voucher for two tickets to the Broadway production.
Simply post your choice here in the comments, include your e-mail address (it won’t be displayed to readers, we simply need it to contact the winner), and tell us about the songs that soundtracked your teenage life and you’ll be eligible to win.
Here’s a few examples:
Nirvana: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
Boyz II Men: “I’ll Make Love to You”
Blind Melon: “No Rain”
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