I love all kinds of music. In fact, I'm such a music fanboi that I have an extremely high tolerance for bad music. From time to time I've been know to listen to Europe's 1986 album The Final Countdown in its entirety. I can sometimes be found passionately defending the music of Journey, and one of the first music sites I ever did was called The Worst of the Worst, where I hunted for the worst unpublished music I could find.
But even with this background I have my limits.
There are some songs so bad they actually produce a physical reaction in me. When I hear one the reaction starts with the smell sesame sticks. I attribute this odd illusion to a (mostly) repressed childhood memory. You see, when I was about six or seven, I had eaten a bag of sesame sticks right before going on a long, hot car ride. A car ride that, unfortunately, included an 8-track tape of the 70s soft rock outfit Bread. I became horribly car sick and projectile vomited that bag of sesame seed snacks all over our car's beautiful, beige vinyl bench seats . That smell of sesame and vinyl comes flooding back whenever I hear a particularly horrible song even today. This is usually followed by a gag reflex, which can sometimes result in mouthful of chunder.
It's a truly unfortunate affliction.
This playlist includes the top 10 songs that produce said reaction. I just pray it never finds its way into the hands of my enemies.
Classic Nightmare Music (10 Songs That Make Me Throw Up In My Mouth A Little)
1. Saturday In The Park - Chicago
2. Macarthur Park Suite - Donna Summer
3. Make It With You - Bread
4. Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett
5. We Built This City - Starship
6. Billy Don't Be A Hero - Paper Lace
7. Kokomo - The Beach Boys
8. Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen
9. Sussudio - Phil Collins
10. Radio Ga Ga - Queen
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