Cracked Archive - Music

6 Absolutely Godawful Follow-Ups To Hit Novelty Songs

Having your novelty song go big is bittersweet, which is why it's no wonder that most bands follow them up a with some weird, embarrassing, desperate stuff.


6 Movie Soundtracks With Secrets You Totally Missed

How awesome is John Williams? So awesome that he used musical notation to tell us that Anakin and Padme boning will eventually lead to galactic genocide.


Meet The One Woman Who Inspired Every Love Song Ever

This woman is literally one of the most sung-about humans in the history of the species, and her name is Pattie Boyd.


Why History Should Have Prepared Us For Ja Rule's Trickery

Ja Rule? More like 'Ja Fool,' right guys? Right? Hello?


Realities of the Rock Star Life 50 Years After Fame

Once upon a time, the Hermits were bigger than the Beatles. Here's what we learned talking to one of the band members.


7 WTF Musical Supergroups (That Almost Happened)‬

Our dream supergroups will never actually exist -- but some have gotten closer than others.


How Defining Yourself By The Art You Consume Is Destructive

To challenge DMB's perfection was like arguing that the sky wasn't blue or that sailing wasn't the best thing ever or that Toyota pick-up trucks weren't reliable.


5 Bizarrely Specific Things Musicians Keep Singing About

Once you see or hear these musicians demonstrate these things, you'll never look past them again.


4 Unsettling Realizations At A Guns N' Roses Reunion Show

Guns N' Roses was of the best concerts I have ever been to. But the awesome cheesy layer on top concealed a layer of foul casserole beneath, replete with canned peas and cougars


Japanese Musicians Screw Their Fans For Cash (And I'm A Fan)

What the hell is Visual Kei? We talked to a hardcore fan to get the strange lowdown.


7 'Friends' Moments That Have Become Horrifying With Age

Everyone on 'Friends' is a sociopath.


5 Actors Who Attempted Music (And Failed Miserably)

It's not that actors can't sing or vice versa; it's just that most can't and shouldn't.


Songs Even Dumber Than The Fringe Groups Performing Them

When you're writing music with a message, the music is only as valuable as that message.


The 16 Most Baffling Insults In Rap Music History

Rappers are mostly regular people just like you and me. So it should come as no surprise that, on occasion, they say things in their songs that make no sense.


6 Bands Who Followed Up Their One Hit With Drooling Insanity

The Hansons are kind of weird, guys.