One Hit Thunder

One Hit Thunder

Join musician Chris Fafalios (Punchline, Another Cheetah, Pack) as he listens to different one hit wonders with a revolving door of guests (including his bandmates and/or people from bands that he has toured with). After listening to the back catalog of the week's artist, they decide if the artist is a one hit blunder (shouldn't have had any success) or brought the one hit thunder (deserved to be much bigger than they were).

Recent Episodes

May 22, 2024

"Right Here Right Now" by Jesus Jones (f/Mike Doyle)

If you were putting together an informercial for a compilation of ‘90s hits, it’s almost certain that a clip of Jesus Jones “Right Here Right Now” would snag a good 8 second chunk of it. This incredibly optimistic alternative rock …

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May 15, 2024

“Lovin’ You” by Minnie Riperton

In this week's episode, we embark on a journey through the melodic landscape of Minnie Riperton's unforgettable 1975 hit "Lovin' You," where every note carries the essence of her unparalleled vocal mastery. While the song's presence in countless movies, TV …

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May 8, 2024

"Faded" by soulDecision (f/Jenae Thompson)

During an era dominated by TRL and boy bands, soulDecision's "Faded" resonated with its infectious melody, showcasing the band’s unique fusion of musicianship and pop sensibilities (a formula that worked wonders only a few years later for Maroon 5). Setting …

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May 1, 2024

"Closer to Free" by Bodeans

You may remember this week's song as the theme song to a 90s teen drama, but buckle up because you're about to learn about the long and prolific career of BoDeans before they broke into the mainstream with "Closer to …

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April 24, 2024

"Come On Eileen" by Dexys Midnight Runners (f/John Franklin)

Join us this week as we welcome back comedian and reality show star John Franklin to explore the irresistible "Come On Eileen" by Dexys Midnight Runners. While you may only remember them for their one US hit and for dressing …

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April 19, 2024

Taylor Swift's "The Tortured Poets Department" Reaction

Taylor Swift released The Tortured Poets Department this morning as well as a bonus disc called The Anthology. Chris and Matt woke up at 5:30am to listen to it and give you their immediate reactions on it. The world has …

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