Four Things The Rob Can’t Stand But Everybody Else Loves – Music Edition
Music is definitely one of my passions, and I’ve blogged a lot about music in the past. But I have some secrets confessions I have not yet revealed regarding my musical preferences. However, this isn’t a list about things that I like… This is a list of things that EVERBODY ELSE likes, but I can’t stand. This list is in no particular order.
#1 – HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH: People are always surprised that I don’t like Hootie or his Blowfish. He’s from my “wheelhouse” of popular mid-90s music, they had a TON of hits from one of my favorite years of music, 1995. All my friends, my family, seriously EVERYBODY loves Hootie & the Blowfish. But not me.
The fact that their lead singer has gone on to have a successful country music career could probably partially explain this.
#2 – HOTEL CALIFORNIA: I was originally going to induct this as “The Eagles,” but I don’t think I hate the Eagles. I think I just hate “Hotel California.” I know, I know… EVERYBODY loves this song. I just can’t stand it. I can’t explain why I don’t like it. It may be because when I was a young boy working at a McDonald’s this song would play literally every hour. But I don’t think that’s what it is. I don’t hold any hostility towards any of the other songs on that thin McDonald’s mix CD. I think I just don’t like the song. Sorry.
#3 – MATCHBOX 20: Much like Hootie and/or the Blowflish, Matchbox 20 is a staple of 90s pop culture, and still have a rabid fan base today, so you would think I would have a strong affection to them… But that thought could not be further from the truth. I can’t stand Matchbox 20.
#4 – COUNTRY MUSIC: This shouldn’t be a surprise to anybody that knows me or listens to my show. I despise country music. End of story. Period.