These 21 lyrics are bad – really, really bad

In recent years, songs that were once really popular have fallen foul of a more considerate attitude among listeners, leaving ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ out in the cold for straying into sexual assault territory, while ‘Fairytale of New York’ goes all-in with a bleak homophobic slur.

But there are other terrible lyrics out there that have flown under the radar, until composer Nick Harvey asked this:

Frankly, the replies to this have ruined some songs for us – forever – but we’re passing them on so your favourites can be ruined as well. Some are funny, but others are just truly awful. Enjoy.

These were really creepy.

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These were talking nonsense.

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