Top world hits that make their performers dislike them
When a song succeeds, it instantly becomes hitThe first thing we can do is to celebrate the success of the project. It would seem that with such a state of affairs, one can only rejoice! Everything, the name of the artist (or group) is firmly fixed in the annals of history, and now this masterpiece will be listened to by many generations...
But no. The world-famous hits we're going to talk about today evoke in their performers dislike and even annoyance! These iconic musicians can't stand their hits, which, by the way, everyone knows perfectly well (and every third person probably loves them).
"Let It Be"
"Let It Be" - one of the most revered songs The Beatlesas well as the last single the band released before it left Paul McCartney.
But despite the insane success of the track, John Lennon genuinely disliked it. He was credited with co-writing, but the iconic Beatle denied "Let It Be" in any way:
"Let It Be" is Paul. This song has nothing to do with the Beatles. Wings, yes, but not the Beatles. I don't know what he was thinking when he wrote that song.
"Smells like Teen Spirit"
"Smells like Teen Spirit" is the biggest hit Nirvana and the early '90s in general!
However, Kurt CobainThe author of the grunge slog quickly grew weary of his own creation.
"I like 'Smells Like Teen Spirit,' but there's too much noise around that song. The fans keep asking for it, but I'm tired of playing it. Sometimes I just want to drop my guitar and walk away...".
"Strangers In The Night"
"Strangers In The Night" was the big hit of 1966, topping the charts and winning three Grammy Awards (including Record of the Year)!
Despite the rabid success, throughout his life Frank Sinatra despised the song, which he never hid. In his interviews he was, at times, very criticized sharply "Strangers In The Night" - something along the lines of "this damn song is the worst thing I've ever had to sing!"
"Stairway to Heaven"
This legendary hit for all time never fails to delight even today's rock fans! "Stairway to Heaven" is rightly considered one of the most iconic and greatest rock songs in history.
The song was so successful that Robert Plant literally hated it! If legend is to be believed, once the lead singer of Led Zeppelin even paid the radio station 10 thousand dollarsto stop playing "Stairway to Heaven"!
"The usual wedding song," Plante noted in his interviews.
Written by Noel GallagherIn the blink of an eye, "Wonderwall" became a hit and elevated the band Oasis to the Olympus of fame! The song is still relevant today: in October 2020, it reached a billion listens on Spotify.
In his interview Liam Gallagher once said:
"If you knew how much I hate that damn song! Every time I have to sing it, I want to choke. But the problem is, the fans love it so much..."
"Take My Breath Away
This song was written by Tom Whitlock and Giorgio Moroder, performed by the band Berlin and successfully complemented the motion picture "Best Shooter." - 80s classics.
Why do the Berlin members hate such a successful song? They believe it was the song that contributed to their disintegration. On the wave of success, Berlin toured and recorded a lot and eventually tired of each other. That's when a sudden burst of popularity turned into a collapse...
"Like a Virgin"
For Madonna, "Like a Virgin" was super-successful single with a multi-million circulation!
But over the years of performing this song, the singer has had a lot of tired from her:
"I just can't do 'Like a Virgin' anymore. I don't think I can do it again - unless I get paid a million dollars or something like that!"
Every second person has heard this hit - it's often played on the radio today, and even covers have been made of it. so many!
But himself. James Blunt, performer and author, literally hates this song! He thinks "You're Beautiful" is too overrated by the media:
"This song has literally started to be forced on people, and it can't help but be annoying!"
"We Didn't Start the Fire"
Billy Joel - one of the best-selling musical artists of all time! And the 1989 single "We Didn't Start the Fire" is one of the most successful of his career!
And all would have been well, but over the years Joel realized for himself that the tune "We Didn't Start the Fire" "just awful."!
"In terms of melody, 'We Didn't Start the Fire' does sound really, really awful! Like a dentist's drill! It's one of the worst tunes I've ever written."