Worst songs ever: Drake’s “Hotline Bling”

Like a good single, a terrible one reveals itself with airplay and forbearance. I don’t want to hate songs; to do so would shake ever-sensitive follicles, and styling gel is expensive. I promise my readers that my list will when possible eschew obvious selections. Songs beloved by colleagues and songs to which I’m supposed toContinue reading “Worst songs ever: Drake’s “Hotline Bling””

Worst Songs Ever: Air Supply’s ‘The One That You Love’

Air Supply – “The One That You Love” PEAK CHART POSITION: #1 in July 1981 Like a good single, a terrible one reveals itself with airplay and forbearance. I don’t want to hate songs; to do so would shake ever-sensitive follicles, and styling gel is expensive. I promise my readers that my list will whenContinue reading “Worst Songs Ever: Air Supply’s ‘The One That You Love’”

Worst Songs Ever: Tracy Chapman’s ‘Give Me One Reason’

Like a good single, a terrible one reveals itself with airplay and forbearance. I don’t want to hate songs; to do so would shake ever-sensitive follicles, and styling gel is expensive. I promise my readers that my list will when possible eschew obvious selections. Songs beloved by colleagues and songs to which I’m supposed toContinue reading “Worst Songs Ever: Tracy Chapman’s ‘Give Me One Reason’”

Worst Songs Ever: Weezer’s ‘Undone (The Sweater Song)’

Like a good single, a terrible one reveals itself with airplay and forbearance. I don’t want to hate songs; to do so would shake ever-sensitive follicles, and styling gel is expensive. I promise my readers that my list will when possible eschew obvious selections. Songs beloved by colleagues and songs to which I’m supposed toContinue reading “Worst Songs Ever: Weezer’s ‘Undone (The Sweater Song)’”

Worst Songs Ever: Queen’s ‘We Are the Champions/We Will Rock You’

Like a good single, a terrible one reveals itself with airplay and forbearance. I don’t want to hate songs; to do so would shake ever-sensitive follicles, and styling gel is expensive. I promise my readers that my list will when possible eschew obvious selections. Songs beloved by colleagues and songs to which I’m supposed toContinue reading “Worst Songs Ever: Queen’s ‘We Are the Champions/We Will Rock You’”

Worst Songs Ever: Bee Gees’ ‘Love You Inside Out’

Bee Gees – “Love You Inside Out” PEAK CHART POSITION: #1 in June 1979 Imagine a world where people got sick of disco — got sick of the word “disco.” White people. Imagine a world without white people. When Barry, Maurice, and Robin Gibb  unleashed their numinous, terrifying shrieks, like Nazgûl on fell-beasts, many whiteContinue reading “Worst Songs Ever: Bee Gees’ ‘Love You Inside Out’”

Worst Songs Ever: Howard Jones’ ‘Things Can Only Get Better’

Howard Jones – “Things Can Only Get Better” PEAK CHART POSITION: #5 in June 1985 If we learned that Howard Jones was a cyborg created by the Thatcher government to sell positivity to a depressed public, we wouldn’t blink, nor would we miss a step if we learned that he based the fluffed generosity ofContinue reading “Worst Songs Ever: Howard Jones’ ‘Things Can Only Get Better’”

Worst Songs Ever: Chicago’s “Look Away”

Like a good single, a terrible one reveals itself with airplay and forbearance. I don’t want to hate songs; to do so would shake ever-sensitive follicles, and styling gel is expensive. I promise my readers that my list will when possible eschew obvious selections. Songs beloved by colleagues and songs to which I’m supposed toContinue reading “Worst Songs Ever: Chicago’s “Look Away””

Worst Songs Ever: Daryl Hall and John Oates’ ‘You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling’

Like a good single, a terrible one reveals itself with airplay and forbearance. I don’t want to hate songs; to do so would shake ever-sensitive follicles, and styling gel is expensive. I promise my readers that my list will when possible eschew obvious selections. Songs beloved by colleagues and songs to which I’m supposed toContinue reading “Worst Songs Ever: Daryl Hall and John Oates’ ‘You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling’”

Worst Song Ever: Shawn Colvin’s ‘Sunny Came Home’

Like a good single, a terrible one reveals itself with airplay and forbearance. I don’t want to hate songs; to do so would shake ever-sensitive follicles, and styling gel is expensive. I promise my readers that my list will when possible eschew obvious selections. Songs beloved by colleagues and songs to which I’m supposed toContinue reading “Worst Song Ever: Shawn Colvin’s ‘Sunny Came Home’”