Names can be deceiving. Just as a tough band name doesn’t mean you’ll get a tough band, a fuzzy, kid-friendly fuzzy song title doesn’t always betray the sex or violence within the lyrics. Take, for example, Marilyn Manson’s “Beautiful People,” which sounds like a lesson in accepting others regardless of what they look like. But it’s actually about killing others … although it is about murdering indiscriminately. With that in mind, Hive presents 12 song titles that sound a lot cuter and sweeter than they actually are. Parents, if you see these titles on your kids’ iPod, consider grounding them:
Dustin Glick is a visual artist who’s work has appeared in Mad Magazine and on Cracked.com.