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most pointless lyrics ever?

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IWishYouWould Thu 10-Oct-13 16:40:13

'Lucky my breast are small and humble, so you don't confuse them with mountains'

What were they smoking when they wrote that one?smile

Anyone got anything worse?

Chopsypie Thu 10-Oct-13 16:41:18

I'm as serious as cancer when I say rhythm is a dancer

Just awful

Amibambini Thu 10-Oct-13 16:46:18

Pretty much the whole of that Johnny Lydon/Public Image song 'Rise', the whole song makes no sense, yet it is one of the small handful that seems to get played a few times a day on BBC6. I always here it and wonder what the hell it means and why are they playing it YET AGAIN?

Amibambini Thu 10-Oct-13 16:46:58

'Hear', typo sorry.

picnicbasketcase Thu 10-Oct-13 16:50:08

I don't want to see a ghost, it's the thing I'd fear the most, rather have a piece of toast.

A classic.

SassySpice Thu 10-Oct-13 16:51:31

Tinie Tempah : Pass Out

"I have so many clothes I keep some at my Aunt's house"


farewellfigure Thu 10-Oct-13 16:54:57

Ha ha, we always sing 'I don't want to see a ghost' to ds (5). He thinks we're bonkers.

Yepyep333 Thu 10-Oct-13 17:03:22

'I like your face, do you like my song?

Bridgette Mendler!

Mayqueene Thu 10-Oct-13 18:09:06

Abba, so many, many examples.

"I figured it made sense, building me a fence"


"I cross the stream, I have a dream"

Wonderful smile

NotYouNaanBread Thu 10-Oct-13 18:30:09

I assumed Tinie Tempah is taking the piss pretty thoroughly in Pass Out - the point is how petty his success is - he's never been to Scunthorpe etc.

As I used to be a goth, I wouldn't even know where to begin with ridiculous lyrics...

Binkyridesagain Thu 10-Oct-13 18:33:42

'you say it best when you say nothing at all' You're right Mr Keating, why don't you try it.

TheDoctrineOfSnatch Thu 10-Oct-13 18:35:31

It's like 10,000 spoons when all you need is a knife.

That's not irony, Alanis, it's a fuck-up at the cutlery factory.

SaucyJack Thu 10-Oct-13 18:37:50

"This is the closest thing to crazy I have ever been/Feeling twenty-two, acting seventeen"

Not very crazy at all then.

spongebob13 Thu 10-Oct-13 18:46:44

"cause my swag is serious, something heavy like a first day period."

janet Jackson, feedback.

that's the worst I ever heard!!

IWishYouWould Thu 10-Oct-13 22:33:17

Binky your comment made me laugh. I agree it would be best.

Spongebob I think you may have the prize with yours!

ItsTheOnlyWayToLive Thu 10-Oct-13 22:55:08

Binky - I sing that WITH MEANING every time Ihear that song.

Awful song, awful singer . Bleugh..

VanDerGaagTransporten Thu 10-Oct-13 23:00:51

The most chilling lyrics are those of My name is Luca - Suzanne Vega

All about domestic abuse.

Here's a sample:

They only hit until you cry
And after that you don't ask why
You just don't argue anymore

MrsCosmopilite Thu 10-Oct-13 23:03:54

Most recent stupid lyric I've heard is: " I remember well the day that I got my first tattoo: I was so scared before and after I was so proud when it was new. " Of course it's new, you just got it done!

Most pointless is "She's so lovely" repeated ten gazillion times in an attempt to pass it off as a song (Scouting for Girls)

Gileswithachainsaw Thu 10-Oct-13 23:09:32

Umbrella Ella Ella

CocacolaMum Thu 10-Oct-13 23:10:30

I've got soul, but I'm not a soldier.


FoodieToo Thu 10-Oct-13 23:11:49

Put the message in a box,put the box into the car,drive the car around the world....or something like that...
Brian Kennedy I think.

FortyDoorsToNowhere Thu 10-Oct-13 23:14:36

Joline, joline I begging you please don't take my man.

Does Ms parton have trust issues

DaleyBump Thu 10-Oct-13 23:16:59

"Where are my keys? I lost my phone."


Gileswithachainsaw Thu 10-Oct-13 23:22:01

Please could you stop that noise I'm trying to get some rest,
From all the unborn chicken voices in my head.

Karma police, arrest this man
He talks in math , he buzzes like a fridge
He's like a de tuned radio

Radio head are the kings of weird pointless lyrics grin

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Thu 10-Oct-13 23:25:56

All of The Reflex.

Even Duran Duran don't know what the crap it's supposed to be about.

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