Worst. Lyrics. Ever.

Sting tops Blender's 40 Worst Lyricist list, which should surprise no one, not even Sting. At this point, even he has to realize that he sucks.

It's not so much that he sucks, is that he is so pompous and pretentious in his suckitude -- how many album covers can one man do where he poses with his head on his hand? (And not be David Bowie who can at least pull it off by backing it up with not sucking)

Exhibit A:

You'll remember me when the west wind moves
Upon the fields of barley
You'll forget the sun in his jealous sky
As we walk in fields of gold

It goes on like that for a while.

Sting is so bad that he has retroactively tainted everything that the Police ever did in much the same way Lucas ruined the first three Star Wars movies (aka 'the good ones') by the new three (aka 'the crap ones'). I can no longer listen to Roxanne, possibly the greatest song ever written about a hooker (tied with 'Jane Says') without imaging a shirtless Sting, walking in fields of barley, leaving a trail of rotting crops behind him as he destroys everything in his wake with his powerful suckiness.

Others in the top: Jim Morrison, Donovan, Diane Warren, Paul Stanley, Tom Marshall, Dan Fogelberg, Noel Gallagher, Scott Stapp and Neil Peart -- yeah! A Canadian made the list!

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