All too often we have the catchiest tunes whirling between our ears while being oblivious to the fact that were humming along to lyrical bitch-slaps. Here are some varied examples which slipped through the net
5. Carly Rae Jepson - Call Me Maybe
Canadian pop princess Carly is the only winner of Canadian Idol whos managed any kind of global success, however the song which catapulted her into the limelight and features on the playlists of local nightclubs riddled with underage alco-pop slurpers doesnt actually make much sense: Before you came into my life I missed you so bad, and you should know that, I missed you so, so bad - Come on Carly, I thought youd only just metand it was crazyand then you gave away your number?!... Oh well, at least the nonsensical lyrics didnt deter the success of the track, which reached number 1 in 19 countries as well as gaining over 400 million views on YouTube. Although it has been pointed out that Call Me Maybes success was given a massive popularity boost after Justin Beiber and Selena Gomez tweeted about the song on their personal profiles, and almost instantly Carly gained international stardom. And as expected theyre endless hilarious parodies of the 2012 hit, the most famous being of some US Troops lip syncing and dancing while using props from their Afghanistan base. Well, they do say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
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