It feels like a different universe. In fact it was the summer of Bill Clinton was testifying in front of a grand jury about an affair with a White House intern , "The Boy Is Mine" by Brandy and Monica was the biggest song in the country and Armageddon was earning millions at the box office. Up north, a bunch of quirky Canadians who called themselves Barenaked Ladies were plotting their world takeover. Then 's Stunt dialed up the hooks and condensed the group's spirited, humor-heavy live shows into 50 minutes of not- too -jokey pop. Perhaps more significantly, the album led off with the freakishly catchy "One Week," a rap-rock beast of a single that has become so unavoidably entrenched in the pop consciousness that simply singing the first two words of the song "It's been! By the fall of '98, "One Week" was a No.