"Classic" songs...

that you hate

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16/03/2013 at 20:15

I've just heard "Echo Beach" on an ad, everyone loves it, can't stand it myself...any more?

 

16/03/2013 at 20:16

I think you'll find those who have an office job that find it boring can relate to the song

 

16/03/2013 at 20:20

"Moves like Jagger" makes my flesh creep

16/03/2013 at 20:27

brown. eyed. girl. *shudder*

is oves like jagger a classic? god i'm old..

16/03/2013 at 20:32

Lady in Red, awful song.

16/03/2013 at 20:38

I think XFR Bear is giving away his or her's relatively young age

 

16/03/2013 at 20:57

I Will Survive is horrendous.

16/03/2013 at 20:57

Mull of Kintyre, Baker Street,

16/03/2013 at 21:00
Rickster wrote (see)

I Will Survive is horrendous.

any of those kind of middle aged women all boozed up singalong type songs really!

 

16/03/2013 at 21:06

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykKNC6NjgMc

Edited: 16/03/2013 at 21:07
16/03/2013 at 21:07

Ok it's not a classic in the old sense but seems to get a lot of air time

 

I love Echo Beach

16/03/2013 at 21:09

There aren't any that spring to mind but I do have a pathological hatred of cover versions -  except for "Hurt by Johnny Cash which was better than the original.

16/03/2013 at 21:11

I always find with covers that I prefer the one I hear first.I'm probably the only one who prefers All Saints version of Under the bridge, rather than the Red Hot Chilli peppers one.

I find their stuff all to sound the same and a right old dirge.

16/03/2013 at 21:12

Anything by Whitney Houston, especially that one.

 

16/03/2013 at 21:14
Rickster wrote (see)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykKNC6NjgMc


 Smarm, and from a different era, but Inoffensive and catchy, nothing to hate there

16/03/2013 at 21:30
Mr Puffy wrote (see)

Anything by Whitney Houston, especially that one.

 


Ah yes, melisma, about as much use to music as a prostitute is to the pope.

16/03/2013 at 21:47

Anything by Celine Dion. Shudder.

16/03/2013 at 22:01
Screamapillar wrote (see)

There aren't any that spring to mind but I do have a pathological hatred of cover versions -  except for "Hurt by Johnny Cash which was better than the original.

All those latter day Johnny cash covers are superb.  The reason I hate Echo beach so much is that it's supposed to be so cool...Celine and Whitney and their ilk are all so cheesey anyway.

 

16/03/2013 at 22:10

I wouldn't call any of the songs listed above 'classics'.  I think of classics as songs like I Heard It Through The Grapevine, Dock of the Bay, My Girl, Sex Machine, One Nation Under A Groove etc etc.

The ones listed above are just popular with certain people.

16/03/2013 at 23:21

everything abba ever did, also, i dont get the queen appeal, 

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