Veel popsongs blinken niet uit door intellectuele of poëtische teksten en dat is ook helemaal niet altijd nodig. Maar List 25 maakte dit overzicht van 25 songwriters die het wel erg bont maakten met het neerpennen van deze onnozele schrijfsels, die nog erger klinken zonder muziek en beat.
"I met a girl. She asked me my name. I told her what it was."
Razorlight - Somewhere Else
"Open your eyes. I see you. Your eyes are open"
Erasure - Always
"Swag, swag, swag on you. Chillin' by the fire while we eatin' fondue"
Justin Bieber - Boyfriend
"She's indecisive, she can't decide"
Sean Kingston - Eenie Meenie
"Kickin' in the front seat Sittin' in the back seat Gotta make my mind up Which seat can I take?"
Rebecca Black - Friday
"Only time will tell if we stand the test of time."
Van Halen - Why Can't This Be Love
"Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Saturday to Sunday."
Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
"I love you like a love song baby."
Selena Gomez - I Love You Like A Love Song
"Someone left the cake out in the rain / I don't think that I can take it / Cause it took so long to bake it / And I'll never have that recipe again."
Jimmy Webb - MacArthur Park
"If the light is off, then it isn't on."
Hillary Duff - So Yesterday
"Caught beneath the landslide in a champagne supernova in the sky."
Oasis - Champagne Supernova
"Horseshoes splacking swallows hay-cart, cart-horse of the peasant blocking his path."
The Fall - Dktr Faustus
"So gimme that 'toot toot' / Lemme give you that 'beep beep'"
R Kelly, "Remix to Ignition"
"War, was is stupid. And people are stupid."
Culture Club - The War Song
"She's got everything - like a moving mouth, body control and everything."
Deep Purple - Highway Star
"Late spring and you're drifting off to sleep, with your teeth in your mouth."
REM - You Are The Everything
"I'm serious as cancer when I say rhythm is a dancer!"
SNAP - Rhythm Is A Dancer
"Love is a feeling that you feel"
Taylor Henderson - Borrow My Heart
"There were plants and birds and rocks and things."
America - A Horse With No Name
"She made us drinks to drink, we drunk em, got drunk"
T-Pain - Bartender
"Everything is good till it goes bad"
Wiz Khalifa - Fly Solo
"Hotta' than a baby in a microwave"
J. Dash - WOP
"Never go in saunas cause they're crawlin' with piranhas"
The Lonely Island - YOLO
"Cake cake cake cake cake"
Drake (Jay Z) - Pound Cake
"All my friends, they're different people"
Neon Trees - Sleeping With A Friend