Top Ten Artists Who Hate One of Their Their Own Songs

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The Top Ten

1 Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven

As much as Robert hates this, Jimmy loves it lol - 12cc

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2 Radiohead - Creep Radiohead - Creep V 1 Comment
3 Madonna - Like a Virgin Madonna - Like a Virgin

Only in America can a marginally talented "entertainer" complain about the tripe that made her wildly rich.

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4 Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Kurt Cobain told to the Rolling Stone about the song: "almost an embarrassment to play it... everyone has focused on that song so much." - somekindofaguy

5 Oasis - Wonderwall Oasis - Wonderwall
6 Beastie Boys - Fight for Your Right Beastie Boys - Fight for Your Right V 1 Comment
7 The Beatles - When I'm Sixty Four The Beatles - When I'm Sixty Four

Written but Paul McCartney, but According to John Lennon it's a "granny music" and he said: "I would never dream of writing a song like that." - somekindofaguy

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8 The Pretenders - Brass In Pocket The Pretenders - Brass In Pocket

According to Chrissie Hynde (the member of the Pretenders) the song is so obvious and she hated it with a vengeance. She said in 2004 to the Observer: "i wasn't very happy with it and I told my producer that he could release it over my dead body" - somekindofaguy

Right. Take the money, then whine about how much you hate the song. Nuthin like dissin' your fans.

9 Lorde - Royals Lorde - Royals V 1 Comment
10 R.E.M - Shiny Happy People R.E.M - Shiny Happy People

The Contenders

11 The Who - Pinball Wizard The Who - Pinball Wizard

Pete Townshend about the song: "the most clumsy piece of writing I've ever done" and he told that it's an "awful" song - somekindofaguy

If you want to hear "awful," just pick anything from his solo "career."

12 Dio - Rainbow in the Dark Dio - Rainbow in the Dark

Dio at first hated the album because he thought it was too pop. In fact he tried to destroy the song but was stopped by his band mates. However he grew on to the song and made it one of his signature ones. - ChaoslordG1

@ChaoslordG1 yeah, I heard about this, it just wasn't on my mind somewhy when I made this list... god bless Dio that he didn't destroyed it, it is a great masterpiece, and hardly poppy... at least, not more poppy than the Crazy Train by Ozzy Osbourne - somekindofaguy

13 Coldplay - Speed of Sound Coldplay - Speed of Sound
14 The Beatles - Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da The Beatles - Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

John Lennon hated this song a lot. - SteelCity99

15 Jack and Diane - John Mellencamp Jack and Diane - John Mellencamp

"I'm a little weary of those two" - John Mellencamp - SteelCity99

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