Dec. 8 2015 05:02 PM

We ask bands what songs they never want to hear again

Dave Matthews

This is a recurring feature in which we ask local musicians to name a song they never want to hear again.

Erik Visnyak, Le Chateau: "The Space Between" by Dave Matthews Band. "Yes, we all have our guilty pleasures, but growing up in the Midwest where puka shell necklaces, Abercrombie & Fitch carpenter jeans and Dave Matthews Band were at every turn, I grew quite a distaste for DMB. Especially this track. When he says the line 'the space between,' I just grind my teeth."

Shelbi Bennett, The Midnight Pine:
"Any song by the fucking Red Hot Chili Peppers. I've never really been into [Anthony Kiedis'] singing style, and the scatty stuff just turns me right off."

Jakob McWhinney, The Soaks:
"Hotline Bling" by Drake. "No matter how hard I try to resist its insidious catchiness, I continue to find myself guiltily playing it on the way home from work, or awkwardly bobbing my head to it when it comes on at parties. I just want it to fade out of my life until, years from now, I've completely forgotten it existed in the first place."

Kristoffer Reynolds, Beira:
"Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton. "
I think I hate it from hearing it too much at work. The live acoustic version is even more torturous."

Tyler French, Botanica Chango:
"The Star-Spangled Banner" By Francis Scott Key. "He was a pretty good writer and all, it has just been a long time since we started rocking that one. With a new baseball season around the corner, might be a good time to switch 'er out."

Aldo Bustos, Northern Tigers/The Sess:
"More Than a Feeling" by Boston. "It's so overplayed and can't help but associate drunk frat guys whenever I hear it."


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