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"Shooting Stars" is a song by the Australian band Bag Raiders, mostly known as a meme.


Recording and release[]

"Shooting Stars" was recorded around 2007-08.

In an interview with The Sydney Morning Herald, Jack Glass, a member of the band, said that the single inspired him to create their self-titled album, claiming that "people loved Shooting Stars so much and we liked that direction of songwriting and developing a pop sensibility ourselves, too." Glass also said that the band also played half of the song in clubs before the band had realized that "people liked it and wanted to hear the whole thing."


"Shooting Stars" received international attention in February 2017 when it became part of a popular internet meme.

Current days[]

To date, "Shooting Stars" is still a popular meme, though edits are now being rarely submitted to YouTube.