Eww! Get that song outta here!

Eww! Get that song outta here!

So my co-worker Christine des Garennes tells me that something she just typed reminds her of Wang Chung.

I curse to myself because now I know I will have it in my head, just like you do: Everybody, Wang Chung tonight!

We all have those moments when someone else plants a horrible song in our head and we cannot get rid of it.

What you need is a song sorbet. I have just such a song; I think of it and it clears my palate of the awful song that had been there and doesn’t last long itself.

I’ll happily share mine with you, but apparently it does not have the same cleansing effect for everyone.

But first, it seems to me, we must identify the worst song to have stuck in your head.

I’ll go first: The Night Chicago Died. Worst song ever. Although this album (photo from Amazon) has a close contender, too.



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John Beck wrote on January 12, 2011 at 6:01 pm
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"We Built This City" by Starship gets my vote (what were they thinking?) followed closely by "Come Sail Away" by Styx. Ugh.

Christine des Garennes wrote on January 12, 2011 at 7:01 pm

Thanks, Mike. Now I can't get the image of that album cover out of my head. Holy cow.

daCoach wrote on January 12, 2011 at 10:01 pm

"Do You Really Want To Hurt Me" by Culture Club.

adamb2000 wrote on January 12, 2011 at 11:01 pm

From the younger crowd here (though 28 doesn't feel all that young sometimes), I have two surefire cures for songs that are stuck in my head, and they are from wildly different camps. The first is "Stacy's Mom" by Fountains of Wayne. The second is The Schoolhouse Rock version of the Preamble to the Constitution. Ugh...now it's stuck in my head...In 1787, I'm told, our Founding Fathers did agree...........