Done in alphabetical order. Though #1 is my actual favorite song so it works out on all accounts.
A song about a guy who just can't stop being an asshole. He's jealous of his boss who knows where he's going with his life or at least what to do with it. He has sex, impregnates, then forces his girlfriend to have an abortion then leaves her. And he doesn't feel bad, and that's the problem here. It speaks to me in ways it shouldn't.
This song might not be so meaningful for some if you don't know the whole James Barkley mythos from his first channel (MegaJamesStudios) and his DeviantArt stories to his controversies to his mental health stuff. It's kind of a big ordeal, I'm not sure you can even do it now. Watch the Ratchet Reacts for a cool 40-minute reaction for this 5-minute song. It's pretty cool.
|4||They Might Be Giants|
After having it explained numerous times why George W. Bush Jr. is the worst president by my dad. This song really captures that "Oh yeah he did do a lot of bad stuff". Fun story I used to hate this song because I didn't get it, and loved Boulevard of Broken Dreams because it spoke to me. Now I love Holiday because I get it and hate Boulevard because the point is missed on me now.
The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived
All the references to the bands/artists that inspired them is the best part of the song. It's even cooler who they mention, think about it, how many Nirvana inspired bands do you think would give credit to Beethoven, Mozart, or even Elvis? Even though they all changed the face of music, I don't think many would credit them.
The Man Who Sold The World
The Nirvana version sucks.
The Predatory Wasp of Palisades is Out To Get Us!
Young Christian boy feels conflicted about his gay thoughts/actions they don't amount to much but he still feels bad and doesn't know how to deal with it. And it's unclear whether he's actually gay or his prank went so wrong that it made him think he was gay.
Like Life on Mars by David Bowie but not vaguely depressing, this song tackles the same issue of media controlling us but instead of making us sad it uses a hypnotic beat and singing style to lure you in like Lazy Pop songs. Pretty clever Mr. Mercury.
Take On Me
Wish You Were Here
|15||Ninja Sex Party|
The Outfields version suck