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Re: worst song ever II - 25 MINUTES LEFT!

Postby Bungo the Mungo » 25 May 2011, 14:18

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polishgirl wrote:Eye Of The Tiger? Are you kidding? It's a soft rock, film theme, frightwigged triumph!!


:D ...and here's me thinking that this piece of 'art' already had been nominated 20 times... not reading a thread does have its charms...


Stuff like 'Eye of the Tiger' is too obvious, it's the kind of thing we're meant to think is bad. But I agree with Polishgirl, it's actually pretty good at what it does. I'm sure many of us secretly find it quite rousing ( and I'd put 'Final Countdown' along with that too).


'Eye of the Tiger' is great.

I worry that we 'allow' 'The Final Countdown' for some strange reason to do with '80s authenticity', tho' - surely there's some sort of absolute measure of badness?

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Re: worst song ever II - 25 MINUTES LEFT!

Postby Rated B » 25 May 2011, 14:38



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Re: worst song ever II - 25 MINUTES LEFT!

Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 25 May 2011, 14:41

TopCat G wrote:
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polishgirl wrote:Eye Of The Tiger? Are you kidding? It's a soft rock, film theme, frightwigged triumph!!


:D ...and here's me thinking that this piece of 'art' already had been nominated 20 times... not reading a thread does have its charms...


Stuff like 'Eye of the Tiger' is too obvious, it's the kind of thing we're meant to think is bad. But I agree with Polishgirl, it's actually pretty good at what it does. I'm sure many of us secretly find it quite rousing ( and I'd put 'Final Countdown' along with that too).


On second thought, I tend to agree. EOTT 'targets' a certain audience, and certainly is not rubbish at that. Indeed, 'too obvious' is the term... I could, of course, have nominated James Last, but there are many millions of people who are happy with that quite mechanical brass sound of his, and who am I too poke fun at them?

I think I nominated Bonnie Tyler and Survivor because they often showed up in such polls in the past.

What about this, then (paging GoogaMooga!)?

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Re: worst song ever II - 25 MINUTES LEFT!

Postby algroth » 25 May 2011, 16:53

Not sure if anyone's mentioned these, but...

Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder - "Ebony & Ivory"
Michael Jackson - "Heal The World"
Michael Jackson - "You Are Not Alone"

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Re: worst song ever II - 25 MINUTES LEFT!

Postby algroth » 25 May 2011, 16:57

Rated B wrote:

:D


Damn, that's awful. Here's another:


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Re: worst song ever II - 25 MINUTES LEFT!

Postby TL;DR » 25 May 2011, 18:13

mantochanga wrote:Too little too late, but how about these faux-Cockney disasters?

Stay Free - The Clash



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Re: worst song ever II - 25 MINUTES LEFT!

Postby jimjim » 26 May 2011, 04:14

polishgirl wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4A4UnFi2C8

Jim Diamond - Should Have Known Better

" I should have known better, to lie to one as boooootiffffull as you..."

Yes. Yes, you should. Now fuck off and take your whinging, pained and painful "song" with you...



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Re: worst song ever II

Postby Dr. B. Eef » 14 Mar 2017, 09:28

Davey the Fat Boy wrote:Every time we do this I post the Charlene & Stevie wonder duo that actually is the worst song ever. But since we are clearly looking for the next worse, allow me to nominate "Panic" by the Smths and "Karn Evil #9, Third Impression"

All of those ore far worse than anything Mark Knopfler could manage.


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Re: worst song ever II - STOP IT RIGHT NOW

Postby Dr. B. Eef » 14 Mar 2017, 09:35

Anyway - this:

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Re: worst song ever II - STOP IT RIGHT NOW

Postby never/ever » 14 Mar 2017, 09:39

Is it worse than this?

Ever notice that anyone going slower than you is an idiot, but anyone going faster is a maniac?."

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Re: worst song ever II - STOP IT RIGHT NOW

Postby Dr. B. Eef » 14 Mar 2017, 10:05

:lol:

Jesus, I don't know. They're both stunningly bad.
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Re: worst song ever II

Postby Moleskin » 15 Mar 2017, 12:58

OH wrote:
Davey the Fat Boy wrote:Every time we do this I post the Charlene & Stevie wonder duo that actually is the worst song ever. But since we are clearly looking for the next worse, allow me to nominate "Panic" by the Smths and "Karn Evil #9, Third Impression"

All of those ore far worse than anything Mark Knopfler could manage.


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Re: worst song ever II - STOP IT RIGHT NOW

Postby The Savage Young Gash » 15 Mar 2017, 13:15

For a start "Ask", that jaunty shite, is far worse than "Panic".
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Re: worst song ever II - STOP IT RIGHT NOW

Postby Dr. B. Eef » 15 Mar 2017, 13:24

clive gash wrote:For a start "Ask", that jaunty shite, is far worse than "Panic".


Very much so.

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Re: worst song ever II - STOP IT RIGHT NOW

Postby Goat Boy » 15 Mar 2017, 13:30

Has anybody mentioned Breakfast At Tiffanys by Deep Blue Something?
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Re: worst song ever II - STOP IT RIGHT NOW

Postby Still Baron » 15 Mar 2017, 13:39

Goat Boy wrote:Has anybody mentioned Breakfast At Tiffanys by Deep Blue Something?


I was gonna to ask the same about any Blues Traveller song, but "Deep Blue Something" is particularly noxious.
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Re: worst song ever II - STOP IT RIGHT NOW

Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 15 Mar 2017, 13:39

OH wrote:Anyway - this:



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This was a key dance tune for me & my friends, way back then.

'Keine Atempause, Geschichter Wird Gemacht!!!'

I still can play the guitar chops to perfection.

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Re: worst song ever II - STOP IT RIGHT NOW

Postby TL;DR » 15 Mar 2017, 13:42

Thanks to Goat Boy, I am now familiar with 'Galway Girl' by Ed Sheeran, and I will probably nominate that
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Re: worst song ever II - STOP IT RIGHT NOW

Postby Goat Boy » 15 Mar 2017, 13:52

The rap! The fucking rap!
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Re: worst song ever II - STOP IT RIGHT NOW

Postby Geezee » 15 Mar 2017, 13:57

Minnie the Minx wrote:Thanks to Goat Boy, I am now familiar with 'Galway Girl' by Ed Sheeran, and I will probably nominate that


This might explain why I have had a constantly nagging feeling in the last few days that there is some inexplicable evil out there that I've been ducking and avoiding. Stay away from me, evil thing!
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