Kerri-Lee’s blog has a post with a list of a few people’s most hated songs of all time. Most of the selections were pretty obvious (sorry, guys), so I decided to go at it and write my most hated songs.
Somehow, it turned into a list of my most hated bands. It also turned into a ridiculous rant against pretty much every artist in the world — and I left a ton of bands I hate out. Here it is reproduced (with at least one typo corrected!) for your enjoyment.
Anything by Aerosmith, but especially their ballads (”I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” is the prime example). Bonus hate points for Steven Tyler for looking older than Mick Jagger. Hey, the poor man’s Rolling Stones are even less attractive than the original!
Anything by Billy Joel. A Joel song is okay and kinda catchy the first time you hear it. The second or third time, it starts to wear on you. By the 10th time you hear it, you’re ready to invent a time machine to go back in time and prevent Billy Joel from ever writing “Still Rock and Roll To Me.”
Any of the awful way-too-long classic rock songs — “Stairway to Heaven” (it suffers from being overplayed, and is not one of Zep’s stronger songs to boot), “American Pie” (anything by the Big Bopper, incidentally), “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” (where do I start?), “Layla” (see: Stairway to Heaven), “Freebird” (and “Sweet Home Alabama,” too). A special on-its-own mention for “Another Brick in the Wall” by sacred cows Pink Floyd, a bunch of ultra-talented musicians who got together to make awful, awful music. “Hey Jude” just narrowly misses the list.