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Friday, May 2, 2014

My 11 Favorite Songs featuring the F-Word

It has been a while since I did a music list (okay, maybe I did one or two last month...) so I figure I better knock out a quick music list before we get too deep into May and I can think of no subject matter better than songs that heavily feature the F-word. None of this is otaku-related at all, but it's my blog so nanny nanny boo stick your head in doo doo.

When I get home from work and feel pissed or just wake up in a bad mood these are some of the songs I turn to. They aren't listed in any specific order, either. 

I Love to Say Fuck - Murderdolls (or Wednesday 13's Frankenstein's Drag Queens From Planet 13) - This song is so good there are two different versions. I linked the one by Murderdolls but the other one is good, too. This song is just fucking good no matter how you listen to it. 
Fucking Hostile - Pantera - There are many Pantera songs with the F-word in them, but I think that word was utilized the best in Fucking Hostile. Especially since it is in the title. 
Surfacing - Slipknot - Corey Taylor cusses a lot. That's true of a lot of other singers, but until Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses) came out I didn't know that Corey Taylor could sing a song without dropping the F-bomb. In fact, I thought that was all he could say. The first Slipknot album featured quite a few colorful metaphors, but "Fuck it all, fuck this world, fuck everything that you stand for" just has a certain ring to it. 
It's So Easy - Guns N Roses - This is the first time I ever heard the F-word used in a song. It warped my fragile little mind. Of course, I could list just about every other Guns N' Roses song, but that'd be cheating. 
Fuck You (In Memory Of) - Wednesday 13 - Wednesday 13 cusses so much that he gets the honor of appearing on my list twice, but he was smart enough to have multiple bands in order to gain that honor. This time he's on here singing in nostalgic ballad form. This is a great drinking song for thinking of that certain special someone. 
Liberate - Disturbed - I'm not a big Disturbed fan. I really only like them because of their connection to certain Dragonball Z movies, but Liberate has its own charm. I have no idea what it is supposed to mean, but the singer certainly says "motherfucker" a lot during the verses. Cuz' fuck choruses. 
St. Anger - Metallica - I actually like this song. The use of the F-word isn't as blatant as others on this list, but it is used enough to warrant a mention. And I just like the fucking song. Sue me. 
Sick Bubblegum - Rob Zombie - I like the part where he says "rock, motherfucker."
So What - Anti-Nowhere League - This is the soundtrack to my workday. Like literally. I should hand out cassettes of this song out to every single whiny ass co-worker who calls in because of a headache. You gotta headache? Well, so fucking what. 
Irresponsible Hate Anthem - Marilyn Manson - I was in the sixth grade when I discovered Marilyn Manson and his album Antichrist Superstar. Scared the shit out of me. Naturally, the album gives me a warm and fuzzy feeling these days. This was the first track from that album and it's fairly easy to see why he became so controversial. Not many skinny white goth kids can get away with dropping the N-word in a chorus. Of course, he had previously done so with his cover of Patti Smith's Rock N' Roll Nigger, too. Not sure he won many popularity contests as a kid. 
Fuck You - Cee Lo Green - Surprised you, huh? You thought you were going to see something else here, right? Well, I like this song, too. I wouldn't exactly blast it from my stereo or anything like that, but I approve of his use of the word "fuck" in the chorus. 

3 comments:

  1. First off, since you mentioned Patti Smith's famous song, I must tell a story. A few years ago, when Patti Smith was elected into the Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame, the event was broadcast live (I think on MTV) and I was watching. Guess what song she chose to do that night? She did that song on live TV and Al Sharpton was on that night and followed her performance by inducting The Ronettes. It was very weird. The taped broadcasts edited her song. Patti Smith has big balls and has a long history of using them.

    Ok, some more Fuck songs:

    Steve Earle - Fuck The FCC (actual title is F The CC but the lyrics are fuck the FCC). Just a great little sing along rocker. The FBI and CIA get the fuck you treatment too. (look for it on youtube, you'll like it)

    Neil Young - Fuckin' Up - Pearl Jam covers this one live quite a bit.

    Kings Of Leon - Soft - These guys made two good albums before they fell down the fame shithole. Soft doesn't feature the word fuck (it makes an appearance or two) but the song is a pretty nasty and funny song about the inability to fuck (get the title now?)

    Soundgarden - Big Dumb Sex - They made this as a parody of big dumb sex songs.

    Bruce Springsteen - Harry's Place - This doesn't feature the word or normally wouldn't qualify here but shit, this is Bruce. It was quite a shock when I heard Bruce drop the F bomb on a CD.

    The Rolling Stones - Sparks Will Fly - Good latter day rocker with the classic line sung several times, "I wanna fuck your sweet ass."

    Iggy Pop - Fuckin' Alone - a bit of a slow song

    Warren Zevon - My Shit's Fucked Up - Hilarious - worth a youtube search





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  2. I forgot a great one circa 1972 when the f word wasn't so common in a song

    The Rolling Stones - Star Fucker (title on the album cover is Star Star) The song is about a groupie and there are a couple of name drops in the song. Here is a sample

    Yeah, Ali McGraw got mad with you
    For givin' head to Steve McQueen
    Yeah, you and me we made a pretty pair
    Fallin' through the silver screen
    Honey, I'm open to anythin'
    I don't know where to draw the line
    Yeah, I'm makin' bets that you gonna get
    John Wayne before he dies
    Yeah, you're a star fucker, star fucker, star fucker, star fucker, star
    Yeah, a star fucker, star fucker, star fucker, star fucker, star
    A star fucker, star fucker, star fucker, star fucker, star

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  3. I like the McQueen reference. Makes me think that Trent Reznor was drawing inspiration from the Stones when he titled his song "Starfuckers, Inc." Although his song wasn't quite as witty.

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