Songs that Hit Differently After You Know the Meaning

The Top Ten
1 Slide - The Goo Goo Dolls

About a girl who got disowned by parents for having an abortion

2 Hey Ya - Outkast
3 Irresistible - Fall Out Boy
4 Spiral of Ants - Lemon Demon
5 I'm Your Daddy - Weezer

The whole song sounds like its an innuendo but rivers wrote this for his daughter

6 Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
7 Harvester of Sorrow - Metallica

About a child who becomes an abusive alcoholic because his father was an abusive alcoholic

8 The Perfect Kiss - New Order

Sounds like a cool dance song but its actually about Ian Curtis's suicide

9 Daddy’s Eyes - The Killers

About a dad who cheated on his mom and has to explain to his son why he is leaving

10 Square Hammer - Ghost
The Contenders
11 Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton

Clapton's young son fell off a 40th floor balcony and was killed. He wrote this song instead of committing suicide.

12 Freak Me Out - Weezer
13 (Don't Fear) The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult
14 Cut Here - The Cure
15 Edge of Seventeen - Stevie Nicks
16 Lazarus - David Bowie
17 Sweet Bod - Lemon Demon
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