*Based on the music in this post (Vanilla Ice, etc.), we’re using this term really loosely.
Growing up in the ’90s, I learned everything I know about music and pop culture through constant absorption of TV and movies. Movie soundtracks became pretty essential to my understanding of pop music. Most of the music I listened to in my early childhood were Bollywood soundtracks, so the shift from Bollywood to Hollywood was fairly natural.
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Some songs are classics. Some songs are not. Have you ever wondered what separates the classics from the dreck? Classics tend to be classics because their lyrics are timeless or ethereal. Sometimes, the music itself is timeless, but sometimes, the music just seems dated. Some of the songs that made this list were too focused on what was happening in the now and some songs just seemed to fade into not being classics anymore. Some songs just plain suck but got famous because they were edgy. All of these types of songs fit into my list this week. Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Songs That Didn’t Age Well