Maybe it's artistic license, maybe it's the influence of drugs, or maybe it's just atrocious songwriting. Many of the world's most respected musical talents have at one point or another released songs containing nonsensical and occasionally incomprehensible lyrics. Some of these examples are in flagrant violation of common sense, while others are more subtly so, often buried in among their innocuous brethren. Perhaps some of their writers thought we wouldn't notice. Well, guess what? We did. We all did. But that didn't stop any of these songs from achieving widespread popularity at the time of their respective releases. There are many more bizarre lyrics where this come from, but let's start with a solid ten examples of where musicians went slightly off the rails.
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