Friday, September 14, 2012

MKMOT/50 Days of HATE-Day 5 (September 14, 2012)

Funny, I HATE you for exactly the same reason.

It's open.


30 comments:

  1. NOTE: I posted this rather early for valid reasons that I don't care to get into.

    Regardless, it needed nothing more in terms of a writeup.

    Or did it???

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  2. Oh fuck you Skeevs. Fuck you for getting this POS song stuck in my head all day. Dammit.

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  3. Oh you've done it again Marv. I'm just starting to think that you just don't like good music. Most critics would say this smash hit was possibly Blessid Union of Souls finest work. While I don't necessarily share that sentiment because asking me to choose BUS's best track is like asking a parent to pick their favorite child, there's no doubt this is one of their deepest and most though provoking compilations. Marv, you obviously haven't been in a relationship where the girl is only interested in your enormous wealth, African American super model looks, and Robert Redford charm. Well let me tell you from personal experience, it sucks. And it was this song that got me through that unhealthy relationship and on to meet my current wife who could care less about timely mortgage payments and food in the table. So maybe it is you that just doesn't get it. Plus anyone who can drop a Steve Buscemi reference that fits in perfectly within the context of a song is just fine with me.

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  4. Do you just hate catchy songs? This song isn't Stairway to Heaven, but it's not one of the 5,000 worst songs ever written. I'd put every Creed track ever made on the list before this one.

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    1. I don't mind it either, but if Marv was really just doing the 50 worst songs ever written, he'd just post the link to YouTube's dubstep channel and be done with it.

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    2. Are you guys kidding me? This song is easily one of the worst songs ever made. It might make my top 5.

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    3. @Marathon Man

      Pretty much, yes. That is kind of a common thread, although I prefer to call them "gimmicky." "Africa" is catchy, and it's been well-established that it's the greatest song ever in the history of songs. And this song is absolutely, unquestionably one of the 5,000 worst of all time. Quick, name 4,999 worse ones. Thought so.

      @BH

      Tis' a solid point. I HATE that kind of shit so much that it won't make the list, since I cannot even come close to naming a single song from the category.

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    4. @Uwe

      Tell me, PLEASE TELL ME that this song with a cogent theme, beat and lyrics is worse than this:

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSeNSzJ2-Jw

      I'm serious. Tell me. There's no way.

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    5. @Marv

      I could never tell them apart, much less tell you the name of them. But I googled "what is the name of that dubstep song in the commercial" and realized all of our commercials have dubstep songs in them now. Jesus what a world.

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    6. @ Uwe: you may not remember this, but a long time ago you posted a Hey Leonardo "joke" on twitter. I got it stuck in my head for a fucking week.

      On the plus side, if you found that tweet, you'd know the exact date and time thatI first started to hate you.

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  5. This one gets me on a visceral level, because my wife married me specifically because I sing like Luciano Pavarotti, and because I have a friend named "Leonardo."

    I loveloveLOVE videos where everyone is dressed in "rock and roll" clothes picked out by someone who doesn't have a rock-and-roll bone in his/her body, save for the time he/she sucked off Vertical Horizon's drummer at the after-shoot party.

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    1. He told me he was the bass player in Our Lady Peace!

      I'm so embarrased

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    2. I enjoyed this.

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  6. I don't care about his car
    I don't care about his money
    And that's real good cause he don't got a lot to spend
    But if he did, it wouldn't mean nothin'

    I like Skeeves for Skeeves
    Not because he looks like Raysism or
    Has the charm of Timothy Burke
    Oozing out his ears
    But what I see
    Are his faults and indecisions
    His shitty use of diction
    And the stain upon the pillow that he [cum’d]

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    1. /starts nodding head and whistling along

      Shitty diction??? WHAT?????????

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    1. I got married to "I Believe," like, five times.

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  8. Triumph of the Will Clark and I were sucking each others dicks off over this on twitter yesterday, and it has since struck me that it is the personification of the exact opposite of every single song that has yet been featured in the HATE PARTY on this here site. Plus, it's Fucking Bonkers Incredible WOWWOW Holy Shit. It's the musical enema this here exercise in music hate desparately needs.

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  9. I wonder if one's hatred of a song is largely dependent on when it was released in relation to one’s high school/college years. Once you get out of college, you almost assume that pop songs are going to be horrible, and further, you’re not surrounded by peers to talk about what’s good and what’s bad.

    So when I think of this song – which was released three years after I graduated college – it’s just in that bucket of so many other songs that on a daily basis reminded me that Kurt Cobain was dead, and that I was the last one still buying Pearl Jam CDs.

    Conversely, the songs that I really hate are the ones that many of you probably enjoy for their goofy “retro” characteristics. But trust me, when the cute girl that you’re chasing as a HS junior only listens to Marky Mark, and doesn’t know who the fuck A Tribe Called Quest is, you will never again hear “Good Vibrations” without your ears bleeding. And [cumming].

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    1. Oh hey, look who's suddenly into the music discussion. Flip flopper.

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  10. For me, this song isn't so much terrible as overplayed. I liked it enough to download it from Napster (old school 56k modem, but fuck if my AOL connection was ever faster than 28) and stick in my Musicmatch Jukebox (pre Yahoo! version). The problem was that given my slow internet connection back then, I didn't have too much downloaded, so it got overplayed. Along with Absolutely (Story of a Girl), Teenage Dirtbag, What I Didn't Know and Get 'Em Outta Here. I now rank it "Unlistenable."

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  11. The Amazing SneijdermanSeptember 14, 2012 at 4:01 PM

    Alright, I'll be the one to say it.* Maybe you all knew this and I was completely in the dark, but I've been listening to this song since I downloaded on Kazaa however many years ago. I must have listened to it 100 times. And never, not once, did I ever think to wonder about what race the lead singer was. He sounds like he fits the mold of angsty, suburban teen singer, which, in my experiences, is a genre wholly dominated by annoying white guys.

    For as misguided as your hate for this song is, Marv, that is how much my mind has been blown.

    *And pray there are no burners to complete the homophobia/racism double.

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    1. I was equally surprised to learn the lead singer was not of the Caucasian persuasion.

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  12. In August of 1961 this thing by Joe Dowell hit number 1 on the charts. You might call this old school ugly.

    Wooden Heart

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