Is this the worst song of all time?

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Is this the worst song of all time?

Post by StevieFan13 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:04 pm

Gotta be bottom 5, at least.
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Re: Is this the worst song of all time?

Post by madzong » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:43 pm

That video though. So...much...cheese!

Here is my contribution to the topic.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqBWvmhS-AY

Wing is a New Zealander who lives (lived?) in the city where I live. She actually believed she was a legit singer! She was famous for about 5 minutes and even appeared on South Park. She even had CD's in the local record store!

I picked this song - but pretty much anything she recorded could be in the category of 'worst song ever'.

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Re: Is this the worst song of all time?

Post by Rocky Raccoon » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:29 pm

https://youtu.be/4difPEQ8wA4

This one gives it a run for the money.

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Re: Is this the worst song of all time?

Post by Listyguy » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:30 pm

Of course, no discussion about the worst songs of all time is complete without bringing up "Friday" by ten Rebecca Black.

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Post by Nick » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:53 pm

Listyguy wrote:Of course, no discussion about the worst songs of all time is complete without bringing up "Friday" by ten Rebecca Black.
Friday is so bad that it's almost cheating to bring it up in these discussions. It's like The Room of music. It's so bad you're just amazed at its badness.

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Re: Is this the worst song of all time?

Post by Jackson » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:06 am

Nick wrote:
Listyguy wrote:Of course, no discussion about the worst songs of all time is complete without bringing up "Friday" by ten Rebecca Black.
Friday is so bad that it's almost cheating to bring it up in these discussions. It's like The Room of music. It's so bad you're just amazed at its badness.
Friday is honestly much better than many songs in the same way that The Room is much more watchable than many movies. Both of them are magnetic entertainment to the extent that I'd question even characterizing them as bad.

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Re: Is this the worst song of all time?

Post by Dexter » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:35 am

My contribution, the worst song that hit #1 (in France & Spain):

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Post by Listyguy » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:50 am

Nick wrote:
Listyguy wrote:Of course, no discussion about the worst songs of all time is complete without bringing up "Friday" by ten Rebecca Black.
Friday is so bad that it's almost cheating to bring it up in these discussions. It's like The Room of music. It's so bad you're just amazed at its badness.
This might be the best comparison ever.

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Re: Is this the worst song of all time?

Post by prosecutorgodot » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:05 am

Listyguy wrote:Of course, no discussion about the worst songs of all time is complete without bringing up "Friday" by ten Rebecca Black.
Bob Dylan's original version is one of my favorite novelty tracks.
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Post by StevieFan13 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:27 am

Dexter wrote:My contribution, the worst song that hit #1 (in France & Spain):
...I'm genuinely dumbfounded.
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Re: Is this the worst song of all time?

Post by StevieFan13 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:35 am

Of course, me being me, I'm volunteering a Eurovision song. Much as I love Eurovision, even at its stupidest, and this one had noble intentions (promoting peace between Israel and Syria during a time of war, plus a brief gay kiss to show support for the LGBT community), there's no denying that it may very well be the worst song ever submitted to the contest:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uNfhj66GOo

Here are a few "so-bad-it's-good" ones to balance it out - I do actually enjoy these. Judge me as you will:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2oOiI55-g4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejQ0N2SMZNA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyMdsQOT8vI

And this one isn't actually bad, just kinda goofy. Try and get it out of your head:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUnwo8etJ_o
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Re: Is this the worst song of all time?

Post by madzong » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:40 am

Haha - I couldn't believe this when I first saw it. The video that launched a thousand memes! Best unintentionally funny lyric ever "@#$%*& magnets - how do they work!" Classic!

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