If you don't want to spend the rest of the week humming "We Built This City," "Who Let the Dogs Out," or "Wannabe," stop reading this article right now. While everyone has his or her own most personally hated song, it turns out that a lot of us are of the same opinion when it comes to the most annoying songs in rock and roll history. Between Rolling Stone and the New York Post, here are 20 of the most irritating songs to get stuck in the crevices of your cranium.
This summer, Airbnb is giving 1990s kids the chance to fulfill their dream of living like a Spice Girl. As People reports, the Spice Bus, made famous by the 1997 movie Spice World, has been converted into an Airbnb rental—and it's open to guests for only a few nights in June.
After shuttling Baby, Sporty, Scary, Posh, and Ginger Spice around London in Spice World, the Spice Bus fell into disrepair. The movie prop was neglected for years until the Island Harbour Marina on the Isle of Wight purchased it and renovated it to its former glory. It went on display on the island in July 2014.
Now, the bus is moving back to London as a quirky vacation rental. On June 14 and June 15, up to three guests per night will sleep over in the bus at its temporary location at Market Square in Wembley Park. There they'll be made to feel like pop princesses (or princes). The interior has been decked out with Union Jack upholstery to match the outside paint job and zebra-print carpeting that would make Mel B proud. There are also disco balls, a neon sign that says "Girl Power," and nostalgic goodies like scrunchies and CDs.
Rates start at $129 per night, but the two announced dates have already been filled. Spice Girls fans looking to relive their childhood shouldn't give up hope: More rental dates may open starting May 22. After the bus's stint in London, it will return to its home on the Isle of Wight at the end of June.
Jerome Flynn and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in Game of Thrones
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Game of Thrones has an iconic credits sequence, featuring a memorable theme song composed by Emmy Award-winning artist Ramin Djawadi. It's weirdly catchy—so much so that other artists have found increasingly unique ways to cover it over the years.
Greig Stewart combined a Guitar Hero controller with an old school Nintendo to create the NESKeytar he used in this cover. Bonus: The NES still works as a separate gaming system!
2. Floppy Drives
Eight floppy drives playing in sync. The geekery is extreme.
A beautiful electric/acoustic violin version by Jason Yang.
4. Hard Rock
Roger Lima overdubs some metal riffage, drums, electric bass, and several layers of electric guitar.
Charlie Parra del Riego shreds.
6. Classical Guitar
Five guitar tracks!
7. Solo Piano
Bonus geek cred if you know the answer to his opening question.
YouTube commenter skinke says it best: "No? 'Game of Tones'? That's a missed opportunity if I've ever seen one."
9. Piano and Violin
Lara, coverer of video game music, takes a shot at this one, purely by ear. Wow.