Stop The Presses! - Archives

What’s The Worst Song In History?

Stop The Presses!

Bob Geldof says he's sorry for writing one of the worst songs in the world.

View photo

.
"I am responsible for two of the worst songs in history. [One is] 'Do They Know It's Christmas? The other one is 'We Are The World,' he tells Australia's Daily Telegraph. "Any day soon, I will go to the supermarket, head to the meat counter and it will be playing. Every [expletive] Christmas."

The Irish singer, who wrote "Do They Know It's Christmas?" with Midge Ure for Band Aid in 1984, says he also gets irritated when carolers perform the charity hit in front of his home during the holidays.

Photo: See Bob Geldof's socialite daughter, Peaches Geldof

"They think 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' is as old as 'Silent Night,'" Geldof says. "Sometimes I think that's wild because I wrote it. Or else I am thinking how much I want them to stop because they are doing it really badly."

Do you agree? Is Geldof's 26-year-old Band Aid classic the worst song ever? Or can you think of worse? Weigh in below!

Other popular Yahoo! stories:
'Nutcracker 3D' bombs, infuriates critics
Douglas preps for next movie role despite stage 4 cancer
Video: 8-year-old's Mariah Carey cover goes viral

 

 

View Comments