Most Overrated Songs by Popular Music Artists That Wrote Better Songs

These music artists are famous for songs that did not define them. They did write music that is good but was drowned out by the songs that used less effort.

The Top Ten

1 Hey Jude - The Beatles
2 Wonderwall - Oasis

I literally cannot stand this song, or the fact that Oasis has written much BETTER songs than this, but nobody knows them because they think of this whenever they think of Oasis! What the hell is wrong with everybody who thinks that songs like "Some Might Say", "Fade In-Out" & "Roll With It" are inept, instead turning their heads towards this stupid song?!?! It's effortless and uninspired, just accept it!

3 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

Whilst a great song, I think come as you was better.

Heart-shaped Box is my favorite - shawnmccaul22

Good song but people overlook bleach and in utero which had some of nirvana's best work, incesticide was great too

4 Loser - Beck
5 Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
6 November Rain - Guns N' Roses
7 Creep - Radiohead
8 Should I Stay or Should I Go? - The Clash
9 Valerie - The Zutons
10 We Will Rock You - Queen

The Contenders

11 Enter Sandman - Metallica
12 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

I just don't see how anyone could think of this as one of the best songs ever! What are they all thinking, for crying out loud?!

I hate this song as much as a person who likes it hates logic. - PositronWildhawk

13 (What a) Wonderful World - Sam Cooke
14 Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 2 - Pink Floyd
15 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day V 1 Comment
16 God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
17 Call and Answer - Barenaked Ladies
18 Merry Christmas Everybody - Slade
19 Love the Way You Lie - Eminem
20 Sunday Morning - The Velvet Underground

I used to like this, but I now I just find it boring - RecklessGreed

Personally, I think Heroin is much better. - SwagFlicks

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Top Remixes

1. Loser - Beck
2. Hey Jude - The Beatles
3. Should I Stay or Should I Go? - The Clash
1. Hey Jude - The Beatles
2. We Will Rock You - Queen
3. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
1. Born in the U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen
2. Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day
3. Paradise - Coldplay



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