Melissa’s Mix Tape

We all have music guilty pleasures, songs and artists we’d never admit to liking but secretly feel ecstatic hearing. The musical world seems packed full of terrible yet catchy songs that you just can’t seem to hate, no matter how badly you want to. From cheesy pop to absurd hip hop to the pop punk you loved in fifth grade to the artist that transitioned from cool to lame (U2, anyone?), you play it when you think no one else can hear or will notice. For this mix I’m going to put myself out there. I am proud to say, these are my guilty pleasures. Actually, let’s be honest – I don’t even feel that guilty about them. There’s nothing wrong with a little love for the Black Eyed Peas or Fall Out Boy.

1) “Meet Me Halfway” by the Black Eyed Peas off of “The E.N.D.”

2)  “Every Morning” by Sugar Ray off of “14:59”

3) “My Own Worst Enemy” by Lit off of “A Place in the Sun”

4) “Lady Marmalade” (cover) by Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya, Pink, Missy Elliott off of “Moulin Rouge! Soundtrack”

5) “Ride Wit Me” by Nelly off of “Country Grammar”

6) “Hollaback Girl” by Gwen Stefani off of “Love. Angel. Music. Baby.”

7) “Father of Mine” by Everclear off of “So Much for the Afterglow”

8) “Hips Don’t Lie” feat. Wyclef Jean off of “Oral Fixation, Vol. 2”

9) “The World’s Greatest” by R. Kelly off of “Ali: Original Soundtrack”

10) “Man! I Feel Like A Woman” by Shania Twain off of “Come On Over”

11) “Sugar, We’re Goin Down” by Fall Out Boy off of “From Under the Cork Tree”

12) “Right Round” by Flo Rida off of “R.O.O.T.S.”

13) “Beautiful Day” by U2 off of “All That You Can’t Leave Behind”

14) “Mr. Brightside” by the Killers off of “Hot Fuss”

15) “Since U Been Gone” by Kelly Clarkson off of “Breakaway”

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