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Aaron Strife
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(04-21-2017, 07:50 AM)
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Has anyone else heard this? It plays on the local radio all the time.

It's a song about how the singer is a loser and hates everyone. Every verse ends with "middle fingers in the air." Every verse is the exact same. It's like an anthem for douchebags.

Is it supposed to be ironic? I don't get it.

For those who haven't heard it: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8TrJXTed5Vc
NoblesseOblige
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(04-21-2017, 07:52 AM)
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I've heard worse.
DiscoJer
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(04-21-2017, 07:52 AM)
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Cotton Eye Joe is pretty much the agreed on worst song ever.
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(04-21-2017, 07:54 AM)
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Fireflies is
PeakPointMatrix
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(04-21-2017, 07:57 AM)
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Eh, not really.
thetrin
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(04-21-2017, 08:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by DiscoJer

Cotton Eye Joe is pretty much the agreed on worst song ever.

Why this fucking song played at every dance party when I was a teenager will forever be a fucking mystery.
Conciliator
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(04-21-2017, 08:03 AM)
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yeah that song sucks but there's a whole lot of shitty electro-indie anthem pop out there and I don't think this one is really exceptionally bad or anything
Wheatly
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(04-21-2017, 08:04 AM)
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Not even close -

Whip Nae Nae
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjW8wmF5VWc
GillianSeed79
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(04-21-2017, 08:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by DiscoJer

Cotton Eye Joe is pretty much the agreed on worst song ever.

Where did you come from?
wedca
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(04-21-2017, 08:07 AM)
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To me, Hollaback Girl is the worst song I have ever heard.
This shit is bananas
B-A-N-A-N-A-S
This shit is bananas
B-A-N-A-N-A-S
This is irredeemably stupid, haha.

Having said that, I still remember it so it clearly left a mark on me and is not a failure as a piece of art.
Premium Quality
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(04-21-2017, 08:09 AM)
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It's been out of the radio rotation here for a while now. Yeah, it's a shitty song.

Originally Posted by DiscoJer

Cotton Eye Joe is pretty much the agreed on worst song ever.

Now THIS is the cream of the crap.
TAJ
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(04-21-2017, 08:09 AM)
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Middle Fingers is close to peak douche but is it really worse than Rude?
Ikuu
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(04-21-2017, 08:09 AM)
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Who still listens to the radio lol
WetPotatoBread
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(04-21-2017, 08:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wheatly

Not even close -

Whip Nae Nae
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjW8wmF5VWc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNy8pVx8U68
it gets my vote
Conciliator
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(04-21-2017, 08:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by wedca

To me, Hollaback Girl is the worst song I have ever heard.

This shit is bananas
B-A-N-A-N-A-S
This shit is bananas
B-A-N-A-N-A-S
This is irredeemably stupid, haha.

Having said that, I still remember it so it clearly left a mark on me and is not a failure as a piece of art.

thanks to gwen stefani no one in the world can spell bananas without it becoming the hook to this song
Rentahamster
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(04-21-2017, 08:23 AM)
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All the songs mentioned in this thread are acceptable to me.
PerfectFlaw
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(04-21-2017, 08:49 AM)
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Gotta put my middle fingers in the air to this topic.

Depressing loser anthem is depressing.
ReplacementPelican
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(04-21-2017, 08:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by DiscoJer

Cotton Eye Joe is pretty much the agreed on worst song ever.

You're a terrible person and should feel bad for saying this.

OP, I've heard worse but I guess its all relative, personally I keep hearing pop-punk songs on the radio and as much as we all loved them back in the early 2000s now its just awful. My brother likes the music too, can't stand it. I'm usually okay listening to whatever as sort of ambient music but something about it just grates on me.
Novocaine
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(04-21-2017, 08:57 AM)
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I haven't heard it but I find it hard to believe it's worse than fucking moves like jagger
Tence
(04-21-2017, 09:01 AM)
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Have we forgotten Friday already?
Melkezadek
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(04-21-2017, 09:01 AM)
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Honestly would rather listen to that than that
eye rolling "7 years" song. I have to change the station every time. Can't stand it.
Tence
(04-21-2017, 09:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Melkezadek

Honestly would rather listen to that than that
eye rolling "7 years" song. I have to change the station every time. Can't stand it.

Haha. That song does suck. Seeing the video clip makes it even worse.
Some pasty ass white kid standing around a fire in an oil drum with his friends pretending to be the Wu-Tang clan or something.

Edit: This is the scene I meant lol.

Last edited by Tence; 04-21-2017 at 09:10 AM.
1upsuper
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(04-21-2017, 09:07 AM)
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I'm pretty sure it's You'll Cowards Don't Even Smoke Crack.
Nepenthe
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(04-21-2017, 09:11 AM)
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Sounds cool until you moderately listen to the lyrics. Then the dude gets obnoxious as shit. Do something with your life.
The_Hitcher89
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(04-21-2017, 09:17 AM)
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The worst song in the world is Take Ü There, and it ain't even close

edit: Hideaway runs it pretty close actually. Fucking disgrace of a song.
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Doctor Ironic
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(04-21-2017, 09:36 AM)
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The actual worst song of all time is a toss up between "Unwritten" by Natasha Bedingfield or "Crazy Bitch" by Buckcherry.
Dali
(04-21-2017, 09:55 AM)
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I like it. Thought it was awolnation when I heard it on the radio.
TAJ
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(04-21-2017, 10:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nepenthe

Sounds cool until you moderately listen to the lyrics. Then the dude gets obnoxious as shit. Do something with your life.

There are songs where the lyrics hit you over the head with how fucked up they are, like He Hit Me (And It Felt Like A Kiss). Yes, that's a real song, produced by one of music's most famous murderers, Phil Spector.
Razorback PT
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(04-21-2017, 10:37 AM)
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Man, if lyrics ruined songs for me I would be missing out on a lot of music.

Good thing I rarely pay attention to them.
Messofanego
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(04-21-2017, 10:43 AM)
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I don't like the music other people tend to share
Hate your loser lyrics, middle fingers in the air
I'm a starving artist nowhere close to millionaire
I prefer my Kia, middle fingers in the air


lmao

OP, why do you listen to rubbish local radio stations?
Copenap
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(04-21-2017, 10:59 AM)
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It's pretty bad but also genius because it's so simple and will be popular with the 12-14 year olds.
amanset
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(04-21-2017, 11:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by DiscoJer

Cotton Eye Joe is pretty much the agreed on worst song ever.

The original folk song is pretty damn awesome:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUPdqcaILl8
Melkezadek
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(04-21-2017, 11:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tence

Haha. That song does suck. Seeing the video clip makes it even worse.
Some pasty ass white kid standing around a fire in an oil drum with his friends pretending to be the Wu-Tang clan or something.

Edit: This is the scene I meant lol.

Man..

So I decided to look up the video and it was real difficult to get through. First thing I say is "damn, 4 minutes". I didn't think I could hate the song any more than I already did, but I full on loathe it now. It's a perfect snapshot of the problem I've had with the song, initially. It sounded like some kid who thinks he's an old soul who's been through some deep, transformative journey. The "7 YEARS OLD" try hard gospel inspired hook really drives it home.

Appreciate you pointing me in that direction. I could write an essay on how much I hate it now, lol
PHOENIXZERO
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(04-21-2017, 11:11 AM)
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30 seconds... Nope. Sounds like something my area Rock station would play (and probably does and I forgot about it) along with that Blood in the Cut (thought it was Cup until I looked it up) song.

I think I've reached the point of changing over to classic rock radio.
JoeNut
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(04-21-2017, 11:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by wedca

To me, Hollaback Girl is the worst song I have ever heard.

This shit is bananas
B-A-N-A-N-A-S
This shit is bananas
B-A-N-A-N-A-S
This is irredeemably stupid, haha.

Having said that, I still remember it so it clearly left a mark on me and is not a failure as a piece of art.

i love this song hahaa
Forearm Star
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(04-21-2017, 11:15 AM)
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lol I enjoy the nonesense

"I am tired of seeing pretty people everywhere
I am not a model, middle fingers in the air
I used to drink whiskey, now I'm stuck with Perrier
I'm an alcoholic, middle fingers in the air"
TAJ
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(04-21-2017, 11:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by Forearm Star

lol I enjoy the nonesense

"I am tired of seeing pretty people everywhere
I am not a model, middle fingers in the air
I used to drink whiskey, now I'm stuck with Perrier
I'm an alcoholic, middle fingers in the air"

Except it sounds like Perri-Air. I was like what is this, Spaceballs?
Piston Hyundai
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(04-21-2017, 11:22 AM)
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I would love to live the sheltered, privileged life you lead if this really is the worst song you've ever heard.
Jakten
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(04-21-2017, 11:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by DiscoJer

Cotton Eye Joe is pretty much the agreed on worst song ever.

I had to learn to dance to this in elementary school and this was a god send when compared to the actual country music we had to hear like fucking Boot Scootin' Boogie or Achy Breaky Heart so yeah. Ignoring the entirety of modern country music I guess you're right (you aren't still tho, the songs corny but at least it's fun there's far more dreadful boring shit out there that'll make you want to run razor wire through your ears)
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SomTervo
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(04-21-2017, 11:57 AM)
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The song hates you, too, OP

I don't like the music other people tend to share

Takyon
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(04-21-2017, 12:09 PM)
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This is the nuclear option.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAtd6NBvVA0
Sora the Cat
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(04-21-2017, 12:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by wedca

To me, Hollaback Girl is the worst song I have ever heard.

This shit is bananas
B-A-N-A-N-A-S
This shit is bananas
B-A-N-A-N-A-S
This is irredeemably stupid, haha.

Having said that, I still remember it so it clearly left a mark on me and is not a failure as a piece of art.

Ok wait, Hollaback Girl is awesome.
Tence
(04-21-2017, 12:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sora the Cat

Ok wait, Hollaback Girl is awesome.

It's bananas.
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(04-21-2017, 12:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Takyon

This is the nuclear option.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAtd6NBvVA0

This + "the ass band will now play a song of farts to celebrate your failure" makes me cry every time.
dmaul1114
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(04-21-2017, 12:27 PM)

Originally Posted by Ikuu

Who still listens to the radio lol

I do most of the time when driving. Mostly NPR though.

I put a Bluetooth adapter thing in my car, but I can't be bothered to turn it on and connect the phone most of the time since my community is only 10-20 minutes depending on traffic so it really only gets used for longer drives here and there.
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(04-21-2017, 12:29 PM)
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No song grinds my gears like that one that's like SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS
thesoapster
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(04-21-2017, 12:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by wedca

To me, Hollaback Girl is the worst song I have ever heard.

This shit is bananas
B-A-N-A-N-A-S
This shit is bananas
B-A-N-A-N-A-S
This is irredeemably stupid, haha.

Having said that, I still remember it so it clearly left a mark on me and is not a failure as a piece of art.

It's a horrible song on many levels, yes. Lyrically, musically..............
fester
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(04-21-2017, 12:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by amanset

The original folk song is pretty damn awesome:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUPdqcaILl8

Wow. The original is fantastic and makes the Rednex version (somehow) even worse.
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(04-21-2017, 12:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by WetPotatoBread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNy8pVx8U68
it gets my vote

At least it gave us one of the cutest videos of 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BK6eEFd5Ko8
Camper Van Beethoven
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(04-21-2017, 12:41 PM)
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Pretty much every Kanye west song has worse lyrics than that.

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