Rock N' Roll's Worst Lyricists

Heavy-handed metaphors, Hallmark sentimentality and pompous mysticism about in these 40 icons of rotten rhymes
By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser User
Posted Oct 25, 2007 11:57 AM CDT

(Newser) – Just because you can play a guitar doesn't mean you know how to string a sentence together. Blender looks back at rock's cringe-worthy lyricists:

  1. Sting
  2. Neal Peart, Rush
  3. Scott Stapp, Creed

  1. Noel Gallagher, Oasis
  2. Dan Fogelberg
  3. Tom Marshall, Phish
  4. Paul Stanley, Kiss
  5. Diane Warren
  6. Donovan
  7. Jim Morrison, The Doors
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