These Annoying Songs Are Sure To Get Stuck In Your Head

We tend to get the most annoying songs stuck in our heads. Why can’t we get some James Taylor stuck up there? But, no, we hear two chords of the opening for “Call Me Maybe,” and we’re stuck with Carly Rae Jepsen for the rest of the day.

Keep reading to learn more about some of the most annoying songs of all time. Forewarning, we are not to blame if you start singing “Barbie Girl” while driving home today.

“We Built This City” By Starship

If you’re ever confused at what Starship is trying to tell you in this song, you just have to get through the first few lines. From there, they let the listener know that they “built this city on rock an’ roll” a total of 15 times.

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Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images

You know, just in case you didn’t understand what the city was built on. The repetition of the song is so annoying that, in 2011, it landed the top spot on a Rolling Stone‘s poll of the worst songs.