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Let's all make a horrible mix tape

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A friend with whom I used to pass notes consisting only of choice lyrics from Sixpence None the Richer’s “Kiss Me” in World History class (I don’t know why, but trust me it was hilarious) sent me the following video of “The S—tiest Mix Tape Ever.” (Warning: With a title like that, this clip is NSFW. Duh.) A guy walks around Manhattan with a giant boom box blasting five awesomely bad songs. I have dreamt fondly about doing this myself. I’m kind of pissed that he beat me to the punch, because I feel like I’d give the performance a little more oomph… and I might even twirl. He does not twirl.

Which got me thinking… which songs would I put on my own horrible mix tape?

  • B*Witched, C’est La Vie
  • Amy Grant, “Every Heartbeat”
  • Chicago, “You’re the inspiration”
  • Deep Blue Something, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”
  • Rednex, “Cotton Eye Joe” [shudders]

Honorable mention goes to the “Jock Jam Megamix,” because not only is it awesome and therefore disqualified, but I already have a dance routine for it. Look for that, coming soon to EW.com video.

Which songs would grace your horrible mix tape?

UPDATE: This week’s issue of EW contains an interview with Aqua Teen Hunger Force‘s Master Shake, in which the grumpy beverage lists his five all-time worst tracks. His picks: Counting Crows’ “Mr. Jones,” Rod Stewart’s “Forever Young,” The Divinyls’ “I Touch Myself,” Crazy Town’s “Butterfly,” and Cypress Hill’s “Insane in the Brain.” No word on which songs Meatwad and Frylock think are wack tracks.