First Hit #1: January 7, 2012
Speaking of songs that don’t quite work on a sober commute, here’s LMFAO. Of course, it’s totally understandable how this could become a staple at weddings, a non-threatening way to have a song about sex that drunk people can dance to. It’s sort of trying to do another dance craze, but since the thing is based on crotch thrusting in overly tight underwear it didn’t quite work. But that doesn’t matter, most of the song doesn’t matter actually, it’s just the chorus, a big beat, and something that’s catchy enough to be recognized when the guests are half-drunk and prone to dancing like idiots. So great for a deep-evening cut at a wedding, once the kids are asleep and everyone has imbibed to excess.
Not a great song for a sober commute, the video is pretty unappealing, and it doesn’t quite justify its existence when it’s basically the same thing as LMFAO’s other hit. But I’m also not a wedding DJ.