These 21 lyrics are bad – really, really bad
“Slowly walking down the hall /
faster than a cannonball”
Champagne Supernova, Oasis. What a clunky crock of shit in the middle of an otherwise beautiful song. https://t.co/Jc8ikT7uaD
— Jayne Nelson (@kakapojayne) November 30, 2019
A bunch were just plain weird.
“What about elephants? Have we lost their trust” – Michael Jackson (earth song)
— olli challiner (@ollichalliner) 30 November 2019
Paul McCartney’s Warerfall: “Don’t go chasing polar bears” I wasn’t going to Paul. But now I am thinking about chasing polar bears, in a song that really isn’t anything about polar bears and never mentions them again.
— Rob Manuel – follow @fesshole (@robmanuel) 30 November 2019
I love Piano Man, except the bit where Billy Joel sings 'tonic and gin' to make it rhyme, thereby creating a drink never ordered in the history of the world.
— Tim McKenna (@TimMcKenna5) 30 November 2019
“Lucky that my breasts are small and humble, so you don’t confuse them with mountains” – Shakira in ‘Whenever, Wherever’ (•)(•)🌄 https://t.co/lMlMQRouoQ
— Maisie Adam (@MaisieAdam) November 30, 2019
"One had two kids but lives alone
One's brother overdosed
One's already on his second wife
One's just barely getting by
But these people raised me and I can't wait to go home"
Castle on the Hill by Ed Sheeran.
AKA 'Look how shit my friends' lives are' https://t.co/wUG0ryScjS
— Claire Allan (@ClaireAllan) December 1, 2019
A few can only be filed under ‘WTAF?’
“Well tonight thank God it’s them instead of you,” is never not atrocious.
— 🏳️🌈 Merry ChristMax 🏳️🌈 (@SpillerOfTea) 1 December 2019
I fell in love with a slit eyed lady, by the light of an eastern moon – Rod Stewart.
— ℙȺɄŁ (@_Paulio) 30 November 2019
I’m serious as cancer when I say Rhythm is a Dancer – Snap
— Paul Benbow (@PaulBenbow11) 30 November 2019
21. Not even this classic was given a free pass.
every time someone intimates that they think john lennon's imagine is a beautiful and profound song i laugh until i'm hoarse. imagine there's no countries https://t.co/KCWa5L6YC7
— i'm camille! ✨ (@_girltype) December 1, 2019
As good/bad as those all are, this exchange should qualify for some sort of an award.
Oh, Twitter. I do love you. pic.twitter.com/xp67zS0vLy
— Nick Harvey (@mrnickharvey) 1 December 2019
At the time of writing, this is the state of play.
I’m struggling to keep up with the replies, but Snap are way out in front with “I’m as serious as cancer when I say rhythm is a dancer” followed closely behind by Toto’s “As sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti”.
Check out the whole thread. It’s very funny. https://t.co/PFkPmR5Lw6
— Nick Harvey (@mrnickharvey) December 1, 2019
But get yourselves over to the thread, because it’s Twitter gold.