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To not want to listen to men singing about making people orgasm

(128 Posts)
Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 20:16:36

I am talking about the newest song by the latest X factor monkey, I don't know his name.

At 3pm on the school run the LAST thing I want to hear is vulgar lyrics about cumming and sex.

I hate it.

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 20:17:00

Just as we'd finally stopped hearing that awful 'blurred lines' song.

UsedToBeNDP Thu 07-Nov-13 20:18:00

Turn the radio off then. Play a CD or your MP3 player.

UsedToBeNDP Thu 07-Nov-13 20:19:03

Fwiw, I agree, stuff like that is grim do I don't play the radio or the misogynist tv music channels.

UsedToBeNDP Thu 07-Nov-13 20:19:24

so not do

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 20:21:06

I do turn it off. I still don't think it's appropriate music to be played on local radio.

'Just turn it off' ignores the wider issues I think.

I don't think it's necessarily misogynist, just vulgar.

Blurred lines was misogynist, definitely.

Tiredemma Thu 07-Nov-13 20:22:42

Which song is it?

RoxanneReidsChafingFishnets Thu 07-Nov-13 20:23:14

What song?

UsedToBeNDP Thu 07-Nov-13 20:23:53

My misogynist comment was more to do with the rotten videos shown on MTV et al (semi naked women writhing over fully dressed seamonster men).

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 20:26:31

I don't know what the song is called.

'Your nobody if somebody loves you' something like that

It goes on to discuss sex in graphic detail and i just find it rude and vulgar.

I hate the videos too but I find them easier to avoid. At least on the radio Miley Cyrus is just some random pop person.

RoxanneReidsChafingFishnets Thu 07-Nov-13 20:27:27

That song as been out ages now. Its shit, never listened to lyrics apart from the name.

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 20:28:30

My local radio are a bit behind the times. They have just got hold of it. I prefer 2 or 4 but the kids complain about 'all the talking'

RoxanneReidsChafingFishnets Thu 07-Nov-13 20:29:27

I've googled and the lyrics aren't even bad Imo. There's a lot worse out there

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 20:30:58

Really? Maybe I lead a sheltered life as far as pop music goes. I think they are disgraceful.

RoxanneReidsChafingFishnets Thu 07-Nov-13 20:31:34

What bit in particular? I really don't see the issue with it.

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 20:35:52

Fill up my cup don't ever stop cumming

Get up ontop I'll make you pop honey.

It's just awful nasty shite to be listening on my radio. Mind you, that's probably how people felt about Marvin Gaye, back in the day.

MayTheOddsBeEverInYourFavour Thu 07-Nov-13 20:37:57

I think the lyrics are pretty tame really, and I'm sure I read it as coming not 'cumming' when I saw them online

I did object to blurred lines though

Not as bad as that stupid Bruno Mars song - "you & me baby making love like gorillas"

Ffs.

IamInvisible Thu 07-Nov-13 20:41:25

The lyrical are

"Fill my cup, don't ever stop coming"

HTH!

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 20:41:35

What else would it mean?

Making love like gorillas?? Could be bad but could be liberating I suppose!

Drgonzosattorney Thu 07-Nov-13 20:44:08

I was so enraged this morning when I heard a song on on Capital Radio. It was by Bruno Mars called 'Gorilla', the lyrics were about her legs in the sky and her fists beating on his chest in some sort of passionate way but it made me feel sick being the mother of two. To hear this during the day is just so wrong!!!!! I don't want my 12 year old to become desensitised to these words and attitudes to relationships with men.

LamaDrama Thu 07-Nov-13 20:44:31

Erm well I heard this today on Radio 1 & was a bit hmm
I loved Bruno Mars, but this has put me off him now -

m.metrolyrics.com/gorilla-lyrics-bruno-mars.html

Sounds cleaner than Chain reaction by Diana Ross.

Songs about sex have always existed, not much has changed

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 20:47:16

Why do these men think it is appropriate or attractive to be singing this stuff?

Is it 'compensation' for not being able to straddle massive bollocks and give sledgehammers blowjobs for attention?

Drgonzosattorney Thu 07-Nov-13 20:49:28

Exactly Lama. He looked such a nice boy too. I'm too depressed to look at Ross' s lyrics now. Is she a filthy mare too?

RoxanneReidsChafingFishnets Thu 07-Nov-13 20:53:23

Songs about sex are common. Some more obvious than others.

I used to listen to Liquid Dreams,Barbie Girl, 2 become 1, I wanna get freaky with you etc

Drgonzosattorney Thu 07-Nov-13 20:54:38

Remember FIVESTAR, A-HA, Nik Kershaw, Bananarama, not a shit, bugger or up yer bum did you get from them! Showing my age but give me a Goss brother anyway, please, no really!

DwellsUndertheSink Thu 07-Nov-13 20:55:54

I always understood that Gorillas have very small penises. Just saying.....

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 20:56:07

Yes songs about sex are common, but songs about cumming and orgasms? Are they really that common out of the gansta wrap circles?

RoxanneReidsChafingFishnets Thu 07-Nov-13 20:56:57

I don't get the orgasm link. Maybe I'm just pure of mind

LillianGish Thu 07-Nov-13 21:00:11

I had a 10-year-old girl in my car on the school run singing along to something called Talk Dirty to Me - I asked her if she knew what the song was about - she had no idea of course. DS wondered if it was about swearing! That's why I'm usually tuned to Classic FM (we need an old fogey emotion!)

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 21:01:27

Really?

From those lyrics I've posted?

Am I really that filthy minded? That is clearly about orgasms, I can't see how it can be about anything else?

Fill up my cup > of tea?
Don't ever stop cumming > at me with a biscuit?
Get up on top > of this open topped bus?
I'll make you pop honey > annoy you in the morning?

I'm trying to make them not about orgasms but it's quite a stretch...

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 21:01:54

I love classic fm!

RoxanneReidsChafingFishnets Thu 07-Nov-13 21:02:34

Its not 'cumming' its 'coming'

If you don't like it then turn it off when comes on. There's worse out there

Valid point, Dwells. grin

Gecko - are gangsta wraps like the ones you get in m&s, but with, i dunno, guns & hoes in, instead of chicken & salad? wink

You make me tremble when your hand moves lower, You taste a little then you swollow slower
You let me hold you for the first explosion

Diana Ross - chain reaction. If that's not about oral sex and orgasms then I'm a monkey's uncle.

Love the idea of Gangster wrap

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 21:04:01

Fried chicken with peri peri sauce = gangsta wrap!

Geckos48 Thu 07-Nov-13 21:04:57

Diana Ross!

Blimey!

That is definitely about oral sex!

BloominNora Thu 07-Nov-13 21:07:33

Yes, explicitly singing about coming in funky pop tunes hasn't at all been going on since 1983, no siree.

Although of course in 1983, they did get banned wink

WMittens Thu 07-Nov-13 21:08:47

Geckos48, you're absolutely right, we need more wholesome, innocent songs - "come back Khia, all is forgiven!"

Pretty much all 'love songs' have filthy undertones. 'Come on baby light my fire' is a blatant request for his partner to do something more filthy than she's ever done before, might as well be singing 'come on baby lick my ring'

traininthedistance Thu 07-Nov-13 21:12:58

"cumming" is just a vernacular (mis)spelling of "coming" used as a metaphor for orgasm, they're the same thing. In the seventeenth century people used to call it "spending" amongst other things!

Drgonzosattorney Thu 07-Nov-13 21:21:59

There's no need to panic ladies, I for one am sticking with Classical FM. Also having deep reservations about radio 4! Dirty Wimmin talking filth!

LeBearPolar Thu 07-Nov-13 21:31:00

BloominNora - Wiki reckons it was 1984 that it was banned grin

"When you want to suck, do it..." - don't think the X Factor song is really doing anything new! These lyrics are thirty years old!

FreudiansSlipper Thu 07-Nov-13 21:37:38

Come Together
Right Now
Over Me

but then again BBC did ban this Beatles song

sex has always been in songs it makes the song more interesting if it makes you think what the song is really about

LeBearPolar Thu 07-Nov-13 21:44:22

You could always listen to DiVinyls I Touch Myself if you're tired of listening to men sing about sex...

but then again BBC did ban this Beatles song

Wow, and yet Golden Brown, a song about the pleasures of jacking up heroin, was number one for weeks.

LatinForTelly Thu 07-Nov-13 22:02:53

YANBU, OP.

What's possibly worse than hearing it on the radio is hearing a cover by a dadband at a village party.

Nice song, nice song, nice song ... Your sex is on fiiiiiiiiiiiirrrre

Just no from Jacinta-Brown-in-year-3's* dad. Grim.

LatinForTelly Thu 07-Nov-13 22:04:00

*forgot the asterisk. No JBs in our village, obvs

ILetHimKeep20Quid Thu 07-Nov-13 22:07:17

I never knew golden brown was about smack!

Or chain reaction! Just shows you that it all goes over your head.

wigglesrock Germany Thu 07-Nov-13 22:09:41

The Bee Gees wrote Chain Reaction smile

Drgonzosattorney Thu 07-Nov-13 22:26:05

Dirty boys!

Drgonzosattorney Thu 07-Nov-13 22:28:45

Oh frankie goes to Hollywood. Relax, don't do it, when you want suck to it! (Weeps for my younger self who would sing this at full volume aged 10! )

imofftolisdoonvarna Thu 07-Nov-13 22:38:28

Bruno Mars must have major tickets on himself in bed to write that Gorillas song. I bet in real life he is shit in bed and has a tiny penis!

imofftolisdoonvarna Thu 07-Nov-13 22:40:06

Oh and had never even really thought about the lyrics of the James Arthur one, but they are not particularly offensive are they? So what if he sings about shock sex in a rather subtle way?

MillyRules Thu 07-Nov-13 22:44:08

Don't you remember being young.......im sure there were songs just the same then. For me it was "Relax" by Frankie goes to Hollywood. Was even banned by radio stations by being too explicit. Only made people listen to it more. Lol!!

MillyRules Thu 07-Nov-13 22:47:06

Sorry Dragon just seen your post. I loved it too!! especially as my parents were embarrassed by it. ha ha!

Minifingers Thu 07-Nov-13 22:48:24

None of these are a patch on the filthy lyrics of "212" by azalea banks - top ten chart hit from last year (or 2011)

"She know where I get mine from and the season
Now she wanna lick my plum in the evenin'
And fit that tongue tongue d-deep in
I guess that cunt gettin' eaten
I guess that cunt gettin' eaten
I guess that cunt gettin' eaten
I guess that cunt gettin' eaten
I guess that cunt gettin'..."

Sung with a massive shit -eating grin on her face in the video.

I rather like it actually even though I'm old enough to know better

The clean version had so many bleeps and silences in it you could hardly recognise it.

Nottalotta Thu 07-Nov-13 22:49:34

If its any consolation to those with daughters, i was 6 when chain reaction came out, knew it word for word. The words mean nothing to me though, and actually still didn't until you lot pointed it out.

Friend was shocked when she heard her 4 yo singing along to Rihanna .... I think some lyrics are a lot more graphic.

Nottalotta Thu 07-Nov-13 22:50:46

Lol i loved that Azaelia

Nottalotta Thu 07-Nov-13 22:52:01

Ooops....i loved that Azalea Banks song - and the grinning video. Saw her perform it live. So bizarre hearing thousands sing along...

Rockchick1984 Thu 07-Nov-13 23:12:05
feelingood Thu 07-Nov-13 23:17:31

oh god

PolkadotsAndMoonbeams Netherlands Fri 08-Nov-13 00:00:22

This one was banned by the BBC in the thirties...

PolkadotsAndMoonbeams Netherlands Fri 08-Nov-13 00:01:50

YANBU though, I don't mind a bit of innuendo, but some things are a bit too much! What happened to radio edits?

http://m.metrolyrics.com/young-girl-lyrics-gary-puckett-the-union-gap.html

Anyone heard this old classic? Proper wrong!! angry

TheCraicDealer Fri 08-Nov-13 09:14:10

That Bruno Mars "Gorilla" was playing on one of the concessions in Boots this morning when I was in getting my granola- "Ooh, yeah you and me baby we'll be fuckin' like gorillas". Not even bleeped out. Felt older than my years when I thought to myself " is that appropriate?".

horcruxmanzini Fri 08-Nov-13 09:37:56

Filth's been around for years. That wasn't a lamp post George Formby was leaning on.

Branleuse Fri 08-Nov-13 09:46:34

Its not necessary to like or approve of every single song you hear on the radio

TooTabooToBOOOOO Fri 08-Nov-13 09:51:04

35 years old and have ever questioned Chain Reaction!

I pranced around singing "Like a virgin, touched for the very first time" as a child.

This stuff has been going on for years, I can't get too hoiky about it tbh. However, I can chose to not let DD watch the music channels and stop her singing inappropriate lyrics, much to her confusion!

There definitely should be a return to radio edits and maybe a watershed for certain songs. Not sure how feasible that is though.

Branleuse Fri 08-Nov-13 09:54:53

I was brought up on Frank Zappa who was deliberatly crude and vulgar

downlode.org/Etext/zappa.html

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ISil7IHzxc

Branleuse Fri 08-Nov-13 10:01:00

just relax! dont do it!

FreckleyGirlAbroad Fri 08-Nov-13 10:07:48

I still love the shamelessness of Whitesnake's....

I'm gonna slide it in right to the top
slide it in, I aint never gonna stop.

I dont think he was talking about an atm machine!!

Pan Fri 08-Nov-13 10:17:38

Surprised the mummy/daddy of them all hasn't been mentioned, Je t'aime.

Serge and Jane are very naughty in 1969..unfortunately in French, but you get the message.

MsVestibule Fri 08-Nov-13 10:29:13

Just watched the Azalea Banks video; don't think I've even heard it before. But she is so young and so gorgeous. When did everybody start getting so much younger and so much gorgeouser than me???!

Sorry, slightly off topic.

Branleuse Fri 08-Nov-13 10:29:39

im wondering what sort of topics should be ok for musicians and songwriters to sing about, and what happens if I like one of the ones that the government decide is not suitable for our delicate ears?

Would it just be mainstream albums that are sold that would need to conform, or would live bands not be allowed to sing about bad stuff either?

What about singing in your own house?

Branleuse Fri 08-Nov-13 10:30:06

bloody love Serge Gainsbourg

TheSmallPrint Fri 08-Nov-13 10:32:46

Hmm see I have no problems with subtle sex stuff in songs which adults will usually pick up on but I agree that there's no attempt to be subtle these days and its all about rough sex and giving it to some one in as unappealing way as possible as far as I can tell.

The people who say turn it off, I don't want to have to turn my radio off, I like listening to music from many decades and I like my children to listen to music but it doesn't have to be so bloody crude and in your face.

I thought it was interesting when I bought Now 85 for my son on iTunes and looking at the list of songs 17 of the 44 songs were Radio Edits / Super Clean version. And they don't include other songs which have sexual references in (like Gentlemen by The Saturdays for instance).

Pan Fri 08-Nov-13 10:32:56

yes, Branleuse , he's not the most handsomest man in the world but he seems to have had more testosterone than he knew what to do with.grin

TheSmallPrint Fri 08-Nov-13 10:34:03

I don't have a problem with the James Arthur one to be honest, I think that is actually very subtle as far as potential sex lyrics go.

Branleuse Fri 08-Nov-13 10:41:14

well if you dont want to turn your radio off or over, then im afraid thats your own tough titties, and youll have to occasionally put up with occasionally being outraged by something.

Thems the breaks

im really offended by one direction and everything they represent btw

ZombieMonkeyButler Fri 08-Nov-13 10:45:26

Hmmm, if James Arthur is offending you please may I recommend that you do your best to avoid the new Robin Thicko ditty "Give It 2 U" or something like that I think.

I had the misfortune of seeing the video for it the other day, a video featuring his own 3 year old son and scantily clad cheerleaders. Lyrics seem to revolve around his penis. i.e. "I've got a dick for you". Yes Robin, I'm looking at him.

Geckos48 Fri 08-Nov-13 10:48:09

Noo! His three year old! That's disturbing!

ZombieMonkeyButler Fri 08-Nov-13 10:56:14

Yes, it is a bit isn't it. It's bad enough for a grown adult to be peddling misogynistic smut but, for god's sake, leave your toddler out of it!

GhostsInSnow Fri 08-Nov-13 10:59:03

Took me until very recently to realise that Poison's 'Unskinny Bop' meant sex without a condom. My 15 year old self thought they were just singing about dancing blush NOW it makes more sense!

Often hear it blasting out of DD's room (16) and wonder at what point it will hit her what it means.

complexnumber Fri 08-Nov-13 11:08:08

But she never lost her head, even when she was giving head

'Take a walk on the wild side' A top 20 hit for Lou Reed in about 1973

thepig Fri 08-Nov-13 11:26:04

As has been the case for years, the lyrics go straight over kids' heads while parents fret about how disgusting and corrupting they are.

Of course the same parents don't realise that the songs of their youth could be just as 'disgusting'...because by and large the lyrics went over their heads and they made it to adulthood uncorrupted. wink

Branleuse Fri 08-Nov-13 11:26:55

wont somebody THINK OF THE CHILDREN

squeakytoy Fri 08-Nov-13 11:34:04

adults see the innuendo in songs, kids just like the tunes.... and that is the way it has been since pop music began..

it has never really harmed anyone as far as I can see

Minifingers Fri 08-Nov-13 11:36:32

Not sure I'll ever recover from seeing my at the time 7 year old dd and her friend bogaling 1.04min while enthusiastically singing 'lick it lick it lick it lick it' - the lyrics of a chart song all the kids were mad about that year.

I clutched my pearls so tightly I nearly strangled myself.

SayCoolNowSayWhip Fri 08-Nov-13 11:40:02

Ick, I just saw the Robin Thicke video. I don't know quite what I'm more pearl clutchy about; the ridiculous lyrics, the abysmal tune (is there one?), the fact that he has a 3 year old in the video, or his incredibly bad miming to his own words.

Why won't someone put him out of his misery??

Geckos48 Fri 08-Nov-13 11:41:02

This thread has both put my mind at ease and minged me out. The thought of the bee gees singing chain reaction has almost sent me over the edge.

RoxanneReidsChafingFishnets Fri 08-Nov-13 11:41:42

Its MINGED you out?! shock

grin

Geckos48 Fri 08-Nov-13 11:42:45

Yes, minged as in 'is minging'

SayCoolNowSayWhip Fri 08-Nov-13 11:44:49

Haha, minged you out!!

Sounds like something Thicko would do.... grin

Geckos48 Fri 08-Nov-13 11:48:42

He has minged me out, from afar (thankfully)

He is, a minger.

TheSmallPrint Fri 08-Nov-13 11:55:17

Squeaky but there is a world of difference between innuendo and in your face sex lyrics. And back in the days of our youth it wasn't every other song on the radio was it.

Geckos48 Fri 08-Nov-13 12:06:05

I agree TheSmall

horcruxmanzini Fri 08-Nov-13 12:30:50

Ew. 'Ass float'. Lovely. And egregious product placement. crosses German supermini off wish list

Bluetone Fri 08-Nov-13 13:34:25

I'm shocked at Chain Reaction! I grew up listening to that, I had no clue.

Does anyone remember a song from the 90's with the lyrics "don't want no short dick man"? The radio edited it to don't want no short short man haha!

GotMyGoat Fri 08-Nov-13 13:38:46

"fill up my cup" is surely a reference to a penis beaker, no?

Tiredemma Fri 08-Nov-13 14:39:58

fill up my cup" is surely a reference to a penis beaker, no?

ROFL!!!!

NancyShrew Fri 08-Nov-13 15:00:17

Oh my good lord, the azelea banks lyrics are "cunt getting eaten?!!!!"

I've only ever heard the uncensored version and I thought she was singing "I guess I'll come in the evening" as in you know, come round for tea shock.

NancyShrew Fri 08-Nov-13 15:01:38

Also the thought of having sex with Bruno Mars makes me feel physically ill.

DismemberedDwerf Fri 08-Nov-13 15:12:41

'unskinny bop' isn't about dancing?
Oh I was a naive teen. grin

drudgewithagrudge Fri 08-Nov-13 15:39:55

I remember Mary Whitehouse getting all worked up about Let's Spend the Night Together by the Rolling Stones years ago.

Even Classic FM is not safe to listen to. Ravel's Bolero makes me blush

BerstieSpotts Fri 08-Nov-13 15:55:49

Nope, sorry, I think it is worse now. I don't mind sex references at all even if they are filthy but a lot of pop songs are just gross.

Bruno Mars is obsessed with his dick, and all the things he can do with it.

PuppyMonkey Fri 08-Nov-13 16:05:03

You know that ain't no shit
We'll be gettin' lots of tit
In Greased Lightning...

I remember being quite gringrin when I read what John Travolta was really singing in my Grease photo book.

SaskiaRembrandtWasFramed Fri 08-Nov-13 16:23:27

Haven't read the whole thread, just wanted to say that until I was about 25 I thought Golden Brown was about sunbathing.

SaskiaRembrandtWasFramed Fri 08-Nov-13 16:36:10

Read the thread and would like to contribute Voulez vous coucher avec moi? Back in the '70s most children learnt French at school and know what that meant.

Wallison Fri 08-Nov-13 16:51:48

I only found out recently that Madonna was singing about her, aherm, groove.

All these pop stars think they are fantastic lovers don't they..... hmm hmm

Lvcat Fri 08-Nov-13 17:52:58

I got pearl clutchy around that "peacock" song Katy Perry did, mostly because she appeals to younger girls so much
It went something like
"I wanna see your peacock cock cock cock cock cock"

I had this image of little girls singing it and it send me over the edge.
confused So wrong confused

Wallison Fri 08-Nov-13 18:29:44

<All these pop stars think they are fantastic lovers don't they..>>

I guess songs about erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and small cocks wouldn't really be obvious best-sellers though, would they?

Ah Wallison... Soundtrack of my life! confused

Tiredemma Fri 08-Nov-13 21:19:05

Bruno mars has small man syndrome.

GhostsInSnow Fri 08-Nov-13 21:30:35

Songs don't tend to bother me, mostly because the genre I listen to can be a bit graphic. I do rather love Mindless Self Indulgence but with song titles like '2 hookers and an 8 ball' you sort of know what you are getting. That said, I don't expect anything by MSI to chart or get local radio play any time soon.

I think when mine were small I'd always choose a little more wisely what was on in the car, and I'd hum over the offending lines rather than sing them. I recall DD first starting to listen to Panic At The Disco though and the line 'the Grooms bride is a whore', only she totally misheard it and sang horse. To this day the grooms bride is a horse in this house.

I guess I was a bit easier going because I recall the sheer horror of my Mother marching me back to HMV with a vinyl copy of Guns N Roses 'Lies' my Aunt had bought me for my 14th birthday. Cracking album, language was a bit 'interesting'. I was mortified so I swore I'd never be quite as harsh on my own children. Of course as soon as my pocket money came I re-bought the album, I just bought it along with a double gatefold album and put it inside grin

Squeaky but there is a world of difference between innuendo and in your face sex lyrics. And back in the days of our youth it wasn't every other song on the radio was it

When was your day then? What thepig said above is very true.

TheSmallPrint Sat 09-Nov-13 09:31:03

I'm 43. And I stand by what I said, it's easy to point out songs here and there in the 70s 80s 90s that were sexual and I think it's easy to point them out as they were few and far between - note the same songs get referenced everytime a thread like this comes up. My point was its becoming harder to turn down the odd line here or there because a lot of songs now have quite strong sexual references but more worrying is the aggressive sexual content rather than innuendo.

I haven't got a problem listening to songs myself but I have two DSs and I don't think it's great for them to hear this stuff. I'm not Mary Whitehouse btw.

TheSmallPrint Sat 09-Nov-13 09:33:33

And before we get the calls to turn the radio off again, why can't we have good music without the language? It's not like its impossible to make good music without telling someone they'll give them something big enough to tear their arse in two.

Wallison Sat 09-Nov-13 19:39:27

That version wasn't played on the radio though.

Wallison Sat 09-Nov-13 19:44:06

And there have always been absolutely loads of explicitly sexual songs out there - from songs about having sex in the showers of the YMCA to Donna Summers simulating orgasm, to Marvin Gaye's own special brand of 'healing', to Chuck Berry's ding-a-ling, to the frankly bizarre Eurythmics 'sex crime' etc etc. Pop and rock music is supposed to be raunchy and dangerous; it's supposed to be the kind of music that parents turn off the radio when it comes on.

Wallison I think you just proved the point that TheSmallPrint made, it's always those songs I see quoted on threads like these.

PigsInParis Sat 09-Nov-13 20:00:59

I distinctly remember a song 'I'm horny' knocking around in the 90's which I realised was inappropriate as a young teen but my younger DSis sang it at full volume.

I love Bruno Mars and even though that song is a bit urgh I still think he's lovely. But I also have Azealas 212 album on my playlist ( which cannot get played when the kids are in the car).

peanutMD Sat 23-Nov-13 07:37:36

Remember the whole Britney "If You Seek Amy" incident?

Now that was subtle grin

BelleOfTheBorstal Sat 23-Nov-13 08:06:39

Carmina Burana. Medieval poetry. Set to music in the 1920's by Carl Orff.
"That I may loose the chains of her virginity" being one example of the lyrics and their reference to sex. It's nothing new for music to be about sex, in fact it would appear to be quite old.

Bowlersarm Sat 23-Nov-13 08:21:52

I rather like songs to be about sex and/or love. And I don't mind explicit lyrics as long as it's not hand in hand with violence.

I don't find it vulgar at all, and I tend to be quite prudish in many ways.

azzbiscuit Sat 23-Nov-13 08:41:11

Tbh I just find it more sad than anything that so many songwriters lack the imagination to write about anything else.

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