Music can often get a little too pretentious for its own good. For every great song, there are always a handful of artists who just want to stretch a song into a showcase for their technique and skillset. These tracks tend to get elongated to gargantuan proportions, but sometimes its better to just get in and get out fast.
Throughout pop music, acts have come out with songs that have packed a hell of a punch within a small timeframe. Instead of just fleshing out their song, these bands knew they had something good on their hands and saw fit to not mess with the perfection they already had. Most of these songs typically come from the punk end of the spectrum, but everything from pop to hard rock to alternative all have songs that make their statement before fading into thin air.
Whether it's from the harsher side of the spectrum or centered around getting you into a mood, these songs make you want to replay it from the top as soon as it finishes. Some bands may pride themselves on their grand spectacles, but here are a handful of acts who can make a huge artistic statement in the time it takes most of us to heat up a Hot Pocket.