Speakers Corner: The LF Forum > Top Five Most Hated Tracks of all time and why?

Tracks that get too much radio play, tracks that make you cringe at weddings, tracks that remind you of a break up.

But seriously what are five songs that make you want to kill?

Here is some that make me dry wretch when I hear them:

1) Madonna - Ray of Light: Awful song, played on a loop on Radio 1 for decades now and doesn't get any less annoying.
2) Faithless - Insomnia: I guess this reminds me of going to night clubs aged 15-17 and getting nowhere with women, plus it's just plain rubbish and an excuse for pilled up idiots to go wild.
3) Dexys Midnight Runners - Come on Irene: Watch as drunken people revel in doing the foot stomping bit at weddings and 80s nights across the country.
4) Whigfield - Saturday Night: Makes my skin crawl just hearing the opening bars.
5) Mad World - Gary Jules: Take a average song and make it even more whiney and worse.

What are you worst five?

October 6, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTheRealRodHull

Can't think of 5 off the top of my head, but one quick one that comes to mind (nostalgic numbers aside for now) is The Killers' 'Human'. Man, I hate that song, but everyone seemed to embrace it so much. I think it's fairly cheesy, it gets stuck in your head for days on end - I should really stop talking about it cos I can feel the song slowly worming its way into my mind!!

October 8, 2010 | Registered CommenterI M S

I did have a giggle at the Dexys reference - I'm sure there ode was to 'Eileen' and not 'Irene'. :)

October 8, 2010 | Registered CommenterI M S

I nearly wrote Come On My T*ts - instead of Irene/Eileen as a joke but thought that was one gag too far.

I think most Killer's songs are f*cking awful overplayed MOR shite to be honest. you're right though 'Human' is particularly bad.

October 8, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTheRealRodHull

First song that came to my mind, probably an odd or controversial choice, but Boney M 'The Tide is High'. That song is like fingernails on a blackboard to my ears.

October 17, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWAq

hmmm didn't even know that song was by Boney M!

I hate Drugs Don't Work by the Verve and most songs by the B52s

October 31, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLukeWarmBeer

Don't think I've met anyone who didn't like 'Drugs Don't Work'. I'm with you on the B52s though!!

November 2, 2010 | Registered CommenterI M S