SPIN magazine calls Bob Dylan's "Wiggle Wiggle" one of the worst songs by a great artist
MINNEAPOLIS -- Bob Dylan is really at the shortlist for maximum prolific musical artists of all time. And whilst you write as many
songs as he has, there are going to be clunkers -- they can not all be "The Times They Are a-Changin'" or "Like
a Rolling Stone," after all. SPIN magazine argues that 1990's "Wiggle Wiggle" is the worst of them all The magazine recently
dropped its listing of "50 Worst Songs by using Otherwise Great Artists," and Dylan's ode to wormlike movement lands at 35. For the
ones unusual, here is a sampling of the lyrics "Wiggle to the front, wiggle to the rear, wiggle 'til you wiggle proper out of right here.
Wiggle 'til it opens, wiggle 'til it shuts, wiggle 'til it bites, wiggle 'til it cuts" "Wiggle Wiggle" is the leadoff music on Dylan's first record
of the '90s, "Under the Red Sky." In a 2006 interview with Rolling Stone, he stated he "wasn't bringing anything at all into
the studio" whilst making that document "I become absolutely upset," he told the magazine. "I'd let someone else take
manage of all of it and just come up with lyrics to the melody of the song
That may give an explanation for how
one of records's maximum lauded lyricists ended up laying down a track in which the word "wiggle" is sung no
fewer than 55 instances in two minutes and 10 seconds – an average of one wiggle every 2.Four seconds.
"'Wiggle Wiggle' is a very quick tune, even for one with pop chart-aspirations. Produced via Don Was, the track sorta just…peters out.
Almost as though the people recording it knew that they had a turd," SPIN's Mike Postalakis wrote Minnesotans can at the least take