Hey everybody! If you’ve read any of my past articles you probably know how much I love music, and how much I like to talk about bands. And I’m sure you heard me say before that every rock band has sold some bad material, and today we’re taking a look at some of that. Today we’re taking a step back and looking at awful songs from amazing bands! Loathed songs from loved bands.
1. WARPED (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS)
Anybody that has met me knows I’m a huge Red Hot Chili Peppers fan, but this song is absolute garbage. It’s boy band kind of bad, to point where it makes me nauseous. The song has no beginning, end, or middle. Anthony Kiedis may be an incredibly talented and just flat out amazing songwriter, but I feel he just thoughtlessly threw something on a piece of paper with this one. Like how a lot of pop stars do in ALL of their songs. But even with that, the greatest do fall down sometimes.
2. INFLATABLE (BUSH)
This song is not good. It’s so bad I thought it was some weird Nine Inch Nails song, and I almost had a heart attack seeing that it was my favorite Brit-rock band of all time – Bush. It’s literally just a loop, but even so I LOVE Bush. “Glycerine”, “The Chemicals Between Us”, “Machinehead”, “Everything Zen”, “Swallowed”, I could listen to these literally 24/7 and never get bored.
3. TUSK (FLEETWOOD MAC)
It’s pretty much just an instrumental loop. As you know I’m a huge fan of these guys, but I’m sure even bigger fans of these guys and even Mick Fleetwood can agree that this song is just TERRIBLE. But man this band is AMAZING.
4. SPACED (SMASHING PUMPKINS)
He’s literally just talking. It’s like poor man’s Cake, because if Cake were slow it would sound like this terrible piece. And this is legit my FAVORITE BAND. That’s why I’m messaging out to any songwriters out there feeling bad about a song they wrote, and letting you know it’s OK. Even my favorite songwriter ever Billy Corgan has released some crap.
5. F**K TIME (GREEN DAY)
Green Day is my favorite pop-punk band of all time, and let me just tell you now that this song is absolutely terrible. I mean it’s literally called “F**k Time”, I do not think that this could be any cringier. Even frontman Billie Joe Armstrong hates it.
6. BLACK HEART (STONE TEMPLE PILOTS)
I think this song is so crappy mainly because it was done with Chester Bennington. Regarded he had some of the most style and stage presence in rock, but I think that Stone Temple Pilots songs were meant to be done by Scott Weiland. I’ll always love this band, some of the greatest songs in the history of music have been written by them, and I’ll never leave them behind!
7. EYE (SMASHING PUMPKINS)
They’ve sold the greatest song of the 90’s “Bullet With Butterfly Wings”, but they’ve also sold this garbage. Billy was experimenting with electronic music and this proves it got out of hand. But just because a couple songs suck, definitely does NOT mean the band does. They have been my favorite ever since I heard 1979 on the radio when I was 12 years old. I’m gonna love these legends forever!
Thanks for supporting the blog everybody! Hope you enjoyed, and I hope it encouraged you to keep writing songs even if you find one you don’t like. Because I adore these bands and a couple bad songs is ok. It’s not like The Black Eyed Peas, because ALL of theirs are bad. Anyways thanks again guys!
P.S. IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO MAKE ALL OF YOUR WORK GOOD #motivation