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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Xutar » Fri May 29, 2009 11:32 pm UTC

I think this is relevant (and hilarious): 11 worst songs of 2004

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Wednesday » Wed Jun 03, 2009 8:01 pm UTC

Aww... I really liked that song. Kiss from a Rose is so pretty.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby TheAmazingRando » Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:20 pm UTC

horisustar wrote:Rediculous, horrible lyrics. I Cum Blood, by Cannibal Corpse. Black metal...go figure.
I feel compelled to note that Cannibal Corpse are not in any way a black metal band.

Terrible lyrics: Asher Roth's "I Love College," particularly the bridge:
Asher Roth - I Love College wrote:man I love college
and I love drinkin
I love women
I love college
Where he can't even think of four separate things to love, and instead has to repeat one. Not to mention that the song endorses drinking Miller Lite, which is one of the most vile beverages to ever be pissed out by a brewery.

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Chfan » Thu Jun 04, 2009 1:26 am UTC

Fuck Asher Roth. Fuck him and his commercials.
Just FYI, the guy isn't avatar isn't me. But he seems pretty cool.

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Spacemilk » Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:09 pm UTC

horisustar wrote:Aww... I really liked that song. Kiss from a Rose is so pretty.


The lyrics aren't bad, just a little sappy. But for some reason the tune annoys the bejeesus out of me.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Rinsaikeru » Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:29 pm UTC

How about Grazin' in the Grass by The Friends of Distinction:

I can dig it, he can dig it
She can dig it, we can dig it
They can dig it, you can dig it
Oh, let's dig it
Can you dig it, baby
I can dig it, he can dig it
She can dig it, we can dig it
They can dig it, you can dig it
Oh, let's dig it
Can you dig it, baby
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Guy_At_A_Keyboard » Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:00 pm UTC

Propagandhi's lyrics aren't badly written per se, but they suffer from being essays that stress the bounds of meter till it breaks. If you can't imagine how they get a melody out of a given set of lyrics, the answer is that they don't

For example: A People's History of the World
Spoiler:
At some turning point in history,
some fuckface recognized that knowledge tends to democratize cultures and societies
so the only thing to do was monopolize and confine it to priests,
clerics and elites (the rest resigned to serve),
cuz if the rabble heard the truth they'd organize against the power,
privilege and wealth hoarded by the few- for no one else.
And did it occur to you that it's almost exactly the same today?
And so if our schools won't teach us,
we'll have to teach ourselves to analyze and understand the systems of thought-control.
And share it with each other,
never sayed by brass rings or the threat of penalty.
I'll promise you- you promise me-
not to sell each other out to murderers, to thieves...
who've manufactured our delusion that you and me participate meaningfully
in the process of running our own lives.
Yeah, you can vote however the fuck you want,
but power still calls all the shots.
And believe it or not, even if (real) democracy broke loose,
power could/would just "make the economy scream" until we vote responsibly.

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby SirMustapha » Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:37 pm UTC

Guy_At_A_Keyboard wrote:Propagandhi's lyrics aren't badly written per se, but they suffer from being essays that stress the bounds of meter till it breaks. If you can't imagine how they get a melody out of a given set of lyrics, the answer is that they don't


That description almost reminded me of Stereolab -- the only difference is that Tim Gane's melodies are amazing.

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Sandry » Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:33 am UTC

My favourite for random stupid is from Traci Lords:
We're all dancing
In the darkness
Who turned out the lights?

It's like she attempted the cliché and then went a step dumber.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby sonbot » Fri Jun 12, 2009 1:10 am UTC

Whats that metalica song

SUICIDE! IVE ALREADY DIED
blah blah blah blah
CIANIDE! LIVING DEAD INSIDE
blah blah blah blah blah...


it sucks

...i hate metalica

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby scrt_rbt_agnt » Fri Jun 12, 2009 3:27 pm UTC

every time i hear the latest Finger Eleven single ("Paralyzer") i always gag. first of all, it abruptly steals a riff from Franz Ferdinand song that precedes it by about 4 years.

also the lyrics are just... uncreative. blech.

I'm not paralyzed
but I seem to be struck by you
I wanna make you move
because you're standing still

Spoiler:
i hold on so nervously to me and my drink
i wish it was cool in me
but so far has not been good
it's been shitty
and I feel awkward as I should
this club has got to be most pretensiously
since I thought you and me
well I am imaging a dark lit place
or your place or my place

Well I'm not paralyzed
but I seem to be struck by you
I wanna make you move
cause you're standing still
if your body matches what your eyes can do
you'd probably move right through me
on my way to you

i hold out for one more drink
before I think I'm looking too desparately
but far has not been fun
I should just stay home
if one thing really means one
this club will hopefully be closed in three weeks
that would be cool with me
well I'm still imagining a dark lit place
or your place or my place

I'm not paralyzed
but I seem to be struck by you
I wanna make you move
because you're standing still
if your body matches what your eyes can do
you'd probably move right through me
on my way to you



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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby MHD » Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:31 am UTC

*Grumbles and silently curses people accusing The killers of having silly lyrics*

There's an in scandinavia insanely popular techno track in wich the lyrics consists of (translated) "All of my friends are Rapists." repeated ad nauseam.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Rhombulus » Tue Jun 30, 2009 6:15 pm UTC

Guy_At_A_Keyboard wrote:Propagandhi's lyrics aren't badly written per se, but they suffer from being essays that stress the bounds of meter till it breaks. If you can't imagine how they get a melody out of a given set of lyrics, the answer is that they don't
Aww, c'mon, they fit lyrics in well enough. It can be a wee bit awkward at times, but not as bad as some other bands I've heard.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby run.dll » Thu Jul 02, 2009 1:04 am UTC

The 1910 Fruitgum Company set a new standard for mindless bubblegummery with this dreck in 1968:

Yummy, Yummy, Yummy.
I got love in my tummy,
And I feel like a-lovin you:
Love, you're such a sweet thing,
Good enough to eat thing
And that's just a-what I'm gonna do.
... etc. ad nauseum
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Chfan » Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:51 pm UTC

AAAH! THAT SONG!
Just FYI, the guy isn't avatar isn't me. But he seems pretty cool.

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Cheshire » Fri Jul 03, 2009 3:21 am UTC

1) Whoever mentioned the song thong just pretty much awakened repressed memories from my childhood. I'm pretty sure that was the first time my mom wouldn't let me listen to something because it would rot my brain
2) Whoever insulted Roses by OutKast is a damn dirty liar/harlot.
3)THANK YOU TO THE MENTION ABOUT If you seek Amy!! I always try to make sense of that sentence but it is just jibberish.

For my contributions: Anything by Lady GaGa pretty much counts. But its okay because if you are caring about the intelligence of the lyrics you are doing it wrong. I love me some shallowwwwww.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby brodieboy255 » Sun Jul 05, 2009 4:27 am UTC

scrt_rbt_agnt wrote:every time i hear the latest Finger Eleven single ("Paralyzer") i always gag. first of all, it abruptly steals a riff from Franz Ferdinand song that precedes it by about 4 years.


Ah. I remember hearing that and thinking "Hmm, I thought I liked this song the last time I heard it"

Courtesy of Feist:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and 10


Although it is redeemed somewhat by this

Also, my pick for worst lyrics ever (Spoilered for length and NSFW):
Spoiler:
My dick cost a late night fee
Your dick got the HIV
My dick plays on the double feature screen
Your dick went straight to DVD

My dick- bigger than a bridge
Your dick look like a little kid's
My dick- large like the Chargers, the whole team
Your shit look like you fourteen

My dick- locked in a cage, right
Your dick suffer from stage fright
My dick- so hot, it's stolen
Your dick look like Gary Coleman

My dick- pink and big
Your dick stinks like shit
My dick got a Caesar do,
Your dick needs a tweezer, dude

My dick is like super size
Your dick look like two fries
My dick- more mass than the Earth
Your dick- half staff, it needs work

My dick- been there done that
Your dick sits there with dunce cap
My dick- V.I.P.
Your shit needs I.D.

It's time that we let the world know
Dude, you gotta let your girl go
D.S. is the best in the business
P.S. we got dicks like Jesus

It's time that we let the world know
Dude, you gotta let your girl go
D.S. is the best in the business
P.S. we got dicks like Jesus

My dick need no introduction
Your dick don't even function
My dick served a whole lunch-in
Your dick- it look like a munchkin

My dick- size of a pumpkin
Your dick look like Macaulay Culkin
My dick- good good lovin'
Your dick- good for nothin'

My dick bench pressed 350
Your dick couldn't shoplift at Thrifty
My dick- pretty damn skimpy
Your dick- hungry as a hippie

My dick don't fit down the chimney
Your dick is like a kid from the Philippines
My dick is like an M16
Your dick- broken vending machine

My dick parts the seas
Your dick farts and queefs
My dick- rumble in the jungle
Your dick got touched by your uncle

My dick goes to yoga
Your dick- fruit roll-up
My dick- grade-A beef
Your dick- Mayday geek

My dick- sick and dangerous
Your dick- quick and painless
My dick- 'nuff said.
Your dick loves Fred

It's time that we let the world know
Dude, you gotta let your girl go
D.S. is the best in the business
P.S. we got dicks like Jesus

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby smw543 » Sun Jul 05, 2009 10:01 am UTC

brodieboy255 wrote:Also, my pick for worst lyrics ever (Spoilered for length and NSFW):
Spoiler:
My dick cost a late night fee
Your dick got the HIV
My dick plays on the double feature screen
Your dick went straight to DVD

My dick- bigger than a bridge
Your dick look like a little kid's
My dick- large like the Chargers, the whole team
Your shit look like you fourteen

My dick- locked in a cage, right
Your dick suffer from stage fright
My dick- so hot, it's stolen
Your dick look like Gary Coleman

My dick- pink and big
Your dick stinks like shit
My dick got a Caesar do,
Your dick needs a tweezer, dude

My dick is like super size
Your dick look like two fries
My dick- more mass than the Earth
Your dick- half staff, it needs work

My dick- been there done that
Your dick sits there with dunce cap
My dick- V.I.P.
Your shit needs I.D.

It's time that we let the world know
Dude, you gotta let your girl go
D.S. is the best in the business
P.S. we got dicks like Jesus

It's time that we let the world know
Dude, you gotta let your girl go
D.S. is the best in the business
P.S. we got dicks like Jesus

My dick need no introduction
Your dick don't even function
My dick served a whole lunch-in
Your dick- it look like a munchkin

My dick- size of a pumpkin
Your dick look like Macaulay Culkin
My dick- good good lovin'
Your dick- good for nothin'

My dick bench pressed 350
Your dick couldn't shoplift at Thrifty
My dick- pretty damn skimpy
Your dick- hungry as a hippie

My dick don't fit down the chimney
Your dick is like a kid from the Philippines
My dick is like an M16
Your dick- broken vending machine

My dick parts the seas
Your dick farts and queefs
My dick- rumble in the jungle
Your dick got touched by your uncle

My dick goes to yoga
Your dick- fruit roll-up
My dick- grade-A beef
Your dick- Mayday geek

My dick- sick and dangerous
Your dick- quick and painless
My dick- 'nuff said.
Your dick loves Fred

It's time that we let the world know
Dude, you gotta let your girl go
D.S. is the best in the business
P.S. we got dicks like Jesus

Ah, Mickey Avalon, continuing the long tradition of Jewish rappers, following in the footsteps of greats such as the Beastie Boys and 2 Live Crew 2 Live Jews.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby aaron » Mon Jul 06, 2009 4:31 am UTC

brodieboy255 wrote:Although it is redeemed somewhat by this


you have no idea how happy this makes me. thank you.

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby suicideseason » Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:53 pm UTC

"Brand New Girlfriend"- Steve Holy.
Despite the fact that I love the song, the lyrics are pretty horrible. And amazingly hilarious.
I got a brand new girlfriend
We went and jumped off the deep end
Flew out to L.A. for the weekend
Spent the whole day lyin' on the beach
Wearing nothing but a smile
Playin' kissy kissy smoochy smoochy
Talking mushy mushy bout nothing

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Oppenheimer » Thu Aug 06, 2009 10:03 pm UTC

Are you ready for this?
Spoiler:
Miley Cirus - Hoedown Throwdown

Boom Boom Clap Boom De Clap De Clap
Boom Boom Clap Boom De Clap De Clap
Boom Boom Clap Boom De Clap De Clap
Boom Boom Clap Boom De Clap De Clap

Try It With Me Here We Go,
Boom Boom Clap Boom De Clap De Clap (Woah, Woah)
That's Right, Boom De Clap De Clap
Boom Boom Clap Boom De Clap De Clap (Woah, Woah)

1,2,3
Everybody Come On Off Your Seats,
I'm Gonna Tell You About A Beat,
That's Gonna Make You Move Your Feet

Ill Give The Bar-B-Q,
Show and Tell You How To Move
If your 5 Or 82
This Is Something You Can Do (Woah, Woah)

Pop It, Lock It,
Polka-Dot-It, Country-fy, Hip-Hop Fit,
Put Your Hawk In The Sky, Move Side To Side,
Jump To The Left, Stick It, Glide

Zig-Zag 'Cross The Floor,
Shuffle in Diagonal
When The Drum Hits, Hands On Your Hips
One-footed 1-80 Twist

And Then A
Zig-Zag, Step, Slide,
Lean In Left, And Clap 3 Times,
Shake It Out, Head To Toe
Throw It All Together, Thats How We Roll

Do The Hoedown (Throwdown)
Do The Hoedown (Throwdown)
Do The Hoedown (Throwdown)
Throw It All Together,
Thats How We Roll

We Get To 4, 5, 6
And Your Feeling Busted
But It's Not Time To Quit,
Practice Makes You Perfect (Woah, Woah)

Pop It, Lock It, Polka-Dot-It (Woah, Woah)
Country-fy, Then Hip-Hop Fit (Yeah, Yeah)
Put Your Hawk in the sky, Move Side To Side (Hey, Hey)
Jump To The Left, Stick It, Glide

Zig-Zag 'Cross The Floor,
Shuffle in Diagonal
When The Drum Hits, Hands On Your Hips
One-Footed, 1-80 Twist

And Then A
Zig-Zag, Step, Slide,
Lean In Left, And Clap 3 Times
Shake It Out, Head To Toe Throw It All Together,
Thats How We Roll

Do The Hoedown (Throwdown)
Do The Hoedown (Throwdown)
Do The Hoedown (Throwdown)
Throw it all together that's haw we roll.

Boom Boom Clap, Come On Here We Go
Boom Boom Clap, Boom De Clap De Clap
Boom Boom Clap, Boom De Clap De

Pop It, Lock It, Poka-Dot-It (Woah, Woah)
Country-fy, Then Hip-Hop It (Yeah, Yeah)
Put Your Hawk In The Sky, Move Side To Side (Hey, Hey)
Jump To The Left, Stick It, Glide

Zig-Zag 'Cross The Floor,
Shuffle in Diagonal
When The Drum Hits, Hands On Your Hips
One-Footed 1-80 Twist

And Then a Zig-Zag, Step, Slide,
Lean In Left, And Clap 3 Times
Shake It Out,Head To Toe
Throw It All Together Thats How We Roll

Do The Hoedown (Throwdown)
Do The Hoedown (Throwdown)
Do The Hoedown (Throwdown)
Throw It All Together, Thats How We Roll

Do The Hoedown (Throwdown)
Do The Hoedown (Throwdown)
Do The Hoedown (Throwdown)
Throw It All Together,Thats How We Roll

Boom De Clap, Boom Boom De Clap Clap Clap,
Boom De Clap, Boom Boom De Clap Clap Clap
Boom De Clap, Boom De Clap De Clap
Throw It All Together Thats how we Roll
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Cup of Dirt » Sat Aug 08, 2009 8:26 am UTC

How did the thread get four pages without someone mentioning We Didn't Start the Fire? Or does "anything by Billy Joel" just go without saying?
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby aaron » Sun Aug 09, 2009 4:43 am UTC

we didn't start the fire is genius

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby persiflage » Sun Aug 09, 2009 6:11 am UTC

Spoiler:
Chorus:
Life, oh life, oh life, oh life,
doo, doot doot dooo.
Life, oh life, oh life, oh life,
doo, doot dooo

I'm afraid of the dark,
'specially when I'm in a park
And there's no-one else around,

Ooh, I get the shivers
I don't want to see a ghost,
It's a sight that I fear most
I'd rather have a piece of toast
And watch the evening news
(Repeat Chorus)

I'm a superstitious girl,
I'm the worst in the world
Never walk under ladders,
I keep a rabbit's tail

I'll take you up on a dare,
Anytime, anywhere
Name the place, I'll be there,
Bungee jumping, I don't care!
(Repeat Chorus)

life, doo, doot dooo
doo, doot dooo

So after all is said and done
I know I'm not the only one
Life indeed can be fun, if you really want to

Sometimes living out your dreams,
Ain't as easy as it seems
You wanna fly around the world,
In a beautiful balloon
(Repeat Chorus)


I have nothing else to say.

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Turambar » Sun Aug 09, 2009 6:42 am UTC

Cup of Dirt wrote:How did the thread get four pages without someone mentioning We Didn't Start the Fire? Or does "anything by Billy Joel" just go without saying?

We Didn't Start The Fire rocks, I second aaron. And if by 'anything by Billy Joel' you're trying to include Piano Man, then you're crazy.
And the waitress is practicing politics
as the businessman slowly gets stoned
Yes, they're sharing a drink they call loneliness
but it's better than drinking alone.

I rest my case.

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Hyena » Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:29 am UTC

persiflage wrote:
Spoiler:
Chorus:
Life, oh life, oh life, oh life,
doo, doot doot dooo.
Life, oh life, oh life, oh life,
doo, doot dooo

I'm afraid of the dark,
'specially when I'm in a park
And there's no-one else around,

Ooh, I get the shivers
I don't want to see a ghost,
It's a sight that I fear most
I'd rather have a piece of toast
And watch the evening news
(Repeat Chorus)

I'm a superstitious girl,
I'm the worst in the world
Never walk under ladders,
I keep a rabbit's tail

I'll take you up on a dare,
Anytime, anywhere
Name the place, I'll be there,
Bungee jumping, I don't care!
(Repeat Chorus)

life, doo, doot dooo
doo, doot dooo

So after all is said and done
I know I'm not the only one
Life indeed can be fun, if you really want to

Sometimes living out your dreams,
Ain't as easy as it seems
You wanna fly around the world,
In a beautiful balloon
(Repeat Chorus)


I have nothing else to say.


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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Cup of Dirt » Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:05 pm UTC

Turambar wrote:We Didn't Start The Fire rocks, I second aaron.


Well, the melody's annoying, but probably not the worst of all time. But we're talking about the worst song lyrics, and, WDSTF has no actual sentences except in the refrain. It's just a list of random events from recent history. It gives you the illusion of being very smart and having learned something important about the world, without actually communicating anything. Plus, it's not like it's really hard to do:

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Okay, it doesn't rhyme, but I don't make the GDP of Paraguay per concert either.

Turambar wrote:And if by 'anything by Billy Joel' you're trying to include Piano Man, then you're crazy.


It is you who are crazy. Piano Man has something that bothers me about a lot of Billy Joel songs, which is contempt for the people he's singing about (Brenda and Eddy got their paintings from Sears? What losers.) In Piano Man, it's particularly bad, because the losers in the bar are contrasted with him, the diamond in the rough. Unlike everyone else there, he's too good for this crappy place: "And they sit at the bar and put bread in my jar and say, 'man what are you doing here?'" Screw you, dude.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Turambar » Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:26 pm UTC

Cup of Dirt wrote:
Turambar wrote:And if by 'anything by Billy Joel' you're trying to include Piano Man, then you're crazy.


It is you who are crazy. Piano Man has something that bothers me about a lot of Billy Joel songs, which is contempt for the people he's singing about (Brenda and Eddy got their paintings from Sears? What losers.) In Piano Man, it's particularly bad, because the losers in the bar are contrasted with him, the diamond in the rough. Unlike everyone else there, he's too good for this crappy place: "And they sit at the bar and put bread in my jar and say, 'man what are you doing here?'" Screw you, dude.


I'll bring up the OP:
timonan wrote:What are the worst song lyrics you've ever heard? I'm talking about the ones that give you the stupid chills, cause you to cringe, and make you groan in outrage all at the same time.


Simply because you dislike the sentiment of the lyrics to a song doesn't necessarily mean they are badly written. It is entirely possible to write an unkind thing with great skill. And if this were the 'reprehensible lyrics' thread, I think it would be dominated by gangsta rap and fringe death metal bands.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Cup of Dirt » Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:05 pm UTC

True. Okay, I'll concede that Billy Joel has some skill, but I still assert that he is a jerk.

And "We Didn't Start the Fire" is still a strong candidate for Worst Lyrics in the sense that the OP meant.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby aaron » Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:25 pm UTC

Cup of Dirt wrote:True. Okay, I'll concede that Billy Joel has some skill, but I still assert that he is a jerk.

And "We Didn't Start the Fire" is still a strong candidate for Worst Lyrics in the sense that the OP meant.


idk about you but when i hear "JFK BLOWN AWAY WHAT ELSE DO I HAVE TO SAY" i don't cringe, i fucking kick shit over and dance

But we're talking about the worst song lyrics, and, WDSTF has no actual sentences except in the refrain.


cause song lyrics have to be in sentences to be good

i bet you're the type of person who doesn't get poetry either

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Postby Rhombulus » Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:22 am UTC

aaron wrote:idk about you but when i hear "JFK BLOWN AWAY WHAT ELSE DO I HAVE TO SAY" i don't cringe, i fucking kick shit over and dance

I love all of the verses of that song, but the chorus just kills it for me. Like the verses get me so amped, then the chorus kicks in and it's like the biggest let down ever.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby Cup of Dirt » Mon Aug 10, 2009 6:24 am UTC

aaron wrote:cause song lyrics have to be in sentences to be good

i bet you're the type of person who doesn't get poetry either


Okay, I phrased it wrong. Sentences aren't necessary. But "We Didn't Start the Fire" is just... a list. Of semirandomly chosen topics from recent history, with no apparent connection. I don't know, to me, that's pretty dumb.

As to poetry, I would say that most of the songs listed in this thread are genuine poetry, however bad. But "WDSTF" doesn't even rise to the level of bad poetry.

But, um, that's just my opinion. You guys can move on if you want.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby McCaber » Mon Aug 10, 2009 10:00 pm UTC

See, I thought the point of Piano Man was that he thought of himself as being better than everyone else there, but he was really just another average stiff in a bar.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby scrt_rbt_agnt » Mon Aug 10, 2009 10:05 pm UTC

Cup of Dirt wrote:semirandomly chosen topics from recent history, with no apparent connection. I don't know, to me, that's pretty dumb.


if you don't get the connection, you need to learn more about history.
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby aaron » Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:34 am UTC

Cup of Dirt wrote:
aaron wrote:cause song lyrics have to be in sentences to be good

i bet you're the type of person who doesn't get poetry either


Okay, I phrased it wrong. Sentences aren't necessary. But "We Didn't Start the Fire" is just... a list. Of semirandomly chosen topics from recent history, with no apparent connection. I don't know, to me, that's pretty dumb.


that song is a chronological condensed version of important events in popular culture from the 40s to the late 80s. it's not semirandomly chosen.

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby porcupine » Sat Aug 15, 2009 3:11 am UTC

Not bad per se, but some truly disturbing lyrics can be found on Comus' First Utterance. For the most part they deal with murder and rape. I love the album though.

Drip Drip:
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You dangling swinging
Hanging, spinning, aftermath
Your soft white flesh turns past me slaked with blood
Your evil eyes more damning than a demon's curse
Your lovely body soon caked with mud
As I carry you to your grave my arms your hearse
You stand before me defenceless
Your stare unchanging silent, cold, intense sears my brain

Hey, hey
Drip drip from your sagging lip
Liquid red down your body spread
Your soft breast glistens your deep navel fountains
Your shadow over chair
Your shadow over chair
Your shadow over chair like a 'plane over mountains

Hey drip drip
Hey drip drip
Hey drip dripa
La-lalalalaa la-la-la-la-la-la-laa la-la-la-la-laa
La-lalalalaa la-la-la-la-la-la-laa la-la-la-la-laa

In a clearing where the sunrays dance amongst the forest's dense secrets
You will softly rest your pale beauty enshrined by the sweet glade
Your body at peace even the earth will fill the crack where entered my blade
Where entered my blade

La-la-la-la-la-la-laa la-la-la-la-laa...
Hey hey hey hey...

Yea, shall I cut you down
Yes 'twould be a last physical communion
I'll be gentle I'll be gentle I'll be gentle I'll be gentle
I'll be gentle I'll be gentle I'll be gentle I'll be gentle
And not hurt you and not hurt you
And not hurt you na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na...
All right now

Drip drip from your sagging lip
Liquid red down your body spread
Your soft breast glistens your deep navel fountains
Your shadow over chair
Your shadow over chair
Your shadow over chair like a 'plane over mountains yea

Hey drip drip
Hey drip drip
Hey drip dripa


Song to Comus:
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Bright the sunlight summer day Comus wakes he starts to play
Virgin fair smiles so sweet Comus' heart begins to beat
Rise up Comus sing your song bewitch the maiden the day is long
Cast your spell sweet music crack her virtuous shell
Enchanted damsel curious ear Comus music dispel all fear
Dainty feet they skip so light Comus laughs soon comes the night
Through the forest dark and deep she follows Comus' dancing feet
He moves away the mossy stone reveals the cave Comus' home
Comus glare, Comus glare, Comus bare,
Comus rape, Comus break sweet young virgin's virtue take
Naked flesh flowing hair her terror screams they cut the air

Comes the sunlight summer day Comus wakes he starts to play
He starts to play he starts to play he starts to play
Aah
Chastity chaser virile for the virgin's virtue
Excite her exciter you better go before you bleed and he hurts you
He chased the chaste you better leave if you value your virtue

All right now
Hey aah hey aah hey aah hey aaah

Virgin fair smiles so sweet Comus' heart begins to beat
Enchanted damsel curious ear Comus music dispel all fear
Through the forest dark she follow Comus' dancing feet
He moves away the mossy stone reveals the cave Comus' home
Misty air, Comus glare, Comus bare
All right now

Chastity chaser virile for the virgin's virtue
Excite her exciter you better go before you bleed and he hurts you
He chased the chaste you better leave if you value your virtue

Hymen hunter, hands of steel, crack you open and your red flesh peel
Pain procurer, eyes of fire pierce your womb and push still higher
Comus rape, Comus break sweet young virgin's virtue take
Naked flesh flowing hair her terror screams they cut the air

Comes the sunlight summer day Comus wakes he starts to play
He starts to play he starts to play he starts to play

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby intimidat0r » Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:15 am UTC

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This made me literally R.O.F.L. You win an Internet.

Also, how has no one mentioned Rage Against the Machine yet, the masters of repeating themselves over and over, with lyrics that make no damn sense. How many times do I have to listen to "some of those that were forces are the same that bore crosses" and "RALLY ROUND THE FAMILY, WITH POCKETS FULL OF SHELLS." I think more than 3/4 of the words in Bulls on Parade are nonsense words.

Don't get me wrong, I enjoy RATM, I just try to focus on the instrumentals and the energy. >.>
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby TaintedDeity » Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:32 am UTC

intimidat0r wrote:
Cup of Dirt wrote:
We wanna pay with credit wrote:Ovaltine, mustard, half a pound of ground beef
apples, Lays chips, and a loaf of wheat bread
orange juice and mayonaise, low-fat spam and strawberries
Oatmeal, Pepsi, Skippy beats Jif again
Ice cream, margarine, knock-off store brand cheerios
OREOS ON SALE TODAY WHAT ELSE DO I HAVE TO SAY



This made me literally R.O.F.L. You win an Internet.

Also, how has no one mentioned Rage Against the Machine yet, the masters of repeating themselves over and over, with lyrics that make no damn sense. How many times do I have to listen to "some of those that were forces are the same that bore crosses" and "RALLY ROUND THE FAMILY, WITH POCKETS FULL OF SHELLS." I think more than 3/4 of the words in Bulls on Parade are nonsense words.

Don't get me wrong, I enjoy RATM, I just try to focus on the instrumentals and the energy. >.>
The lyric is "Some of those that were forces are the same that burn crosses"
It's about poice brutality and the KKK which is pretty clear when yo get the lyrics right in the first place :P
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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby evilspoons » Mon Aug 31, 2009 10:38 pm UTC

I think RATM is awesome. I mean, come one, how awesome is a song that ends in:

Spoiler:
Come on

Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me
Motherfucker!


Strangely, Lyricwiki.org has Killing in the Name listed as saying "Some of those that work forces are the same that burn crosses", the last poster said "Some of those that were forces are the same that burn crosses", other dude said "some of those that were forces are the same that bore crosses"...

I thought he was saying "were enforcers" or "work for us" instead of "work forces". Does the actual album liner list the proper lyrics?

I think intimidat0r quoted a lyric website that has it wrong (the first link for "killing in the name" lyrics on google says it's the way it was quoted in the above post).

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Re: Worst song lyrics

Postby achan1058 » Tue Sep 01, 2009 12:15 am UTC

Strawberry, apple, orange, by Twins. (Hong Kong singers)


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