The moonwalk never goes out of style. Buy on Amazon. The Artist Formerly Known as Prince raged against music copyright infringement his whole illustrious career, so no YouTube knock-off will do. It remains one of the best-selling records of all time at over 10 million copies, and its accompanying music video continues to inspire everything from copycat artists to Halloween costumes to relevant cultural satire. You know the meme we're talking about. Hint: It comes around every May.
25 Best Catchy Songs of All Time: Pop Hooks That Won't Let Go
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Buy on Amazon. Don't be fooled by the undemanding funk of that notorious two-tone bass line, this baroque and passionate plea for love from sorcerers Bowie and Mercury still sounds like they might beat you over the head with the mic stand if you don't listen up. This epic track from their magnum opus is a distillation of everything Floyd—swirling, psychedelic organs, a doom-laden narrative of druggy madness and multiple heaven-scraping solos from David Gilmour, endlessly searching for some redemption through the haze. The godfather of grunge comes out swinging on one of his most intense tracks, with the first Bush administration, American malaise and drug addiction catching jabs, all while Young's fierce, fervid guitar work capitalizes on his titular promise. There's no innuendo here, no way. Robert Plant delirious and yelpy, the band strutting and chugging; it's a frenzied, lightheaded trip that only slows down for a second in that middle part to
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When Team Billboard sat down to discuss our personal picks for great, catchy pop hooks, by necessity a lot remained on the cutting room floor. What emerged, however, is 25 hooks that we can't stop humming, and we feel confident we won't be able to for many, many years to come. We're sticking with the ultra-catchy chorus here-- between the thumping drum line and can't-get-out-of-your-head "Oh oh ohs" this is one recent tune that deserves to be in the conversation as much as classics from decades ago.