Which Songs Should You Ban At Your Wedding?

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Buzzfeed recently shared a 2017 FiveThirtyEight article about the most banned songs at weddings.  While it’s entirely up to the couple, some songs were much more worthy of banning than others.  Some even seemed unfairly maligned.  We broke down what needs to be banned, and what you can keep.

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Drake-More Life

4672f8523e0fbf7f7848185256e946f4-1000x1000x1            Remember, in 2012, when Green Day put out three albums within a six-month span?  Uno, Dos, and Tre had a total of 37 songs, and it’s widely regarded as one of the band’s biggest blunders.  Nonetheless, when you’ve been making music for over 20 years, you’re allowed to make a few ridiculous blunders.  The band will talk about how releasing so much music in such a short time span was a large mistake.  Drake should take note.  Drake’s past three solo releases have all clocked in over an hour each, and none are bearable to listen to in a single sitting. Continue reading

25 Christmas Songs for People Who Hate Christmas Songs

I don’t remember when I started to hate Christmas music, but if I had to guess, it probably started when I first heard the broken skis variation on “Dashing Through the Snow.”  Don’t get me wrong, I’m no Scrooge.  I adore the holiday, the Christmas specials, and everything it means, but I turn into a real Grinch, if you ask me to sing “Jingle Bells.”  Even though there’s nothing more that I’d love than to chuck the copies of Sounds of the Season: NBC Holiday Edition or  Michael Bublé’s Christmas from my parents’ CD collection, there are a handful of Christmas songs I like, albeit most of them humorous or less traditional tracks.  Therefore, I opted to find 25 Christmas songs that I actually enjoy.  Here are the definitive BurgerADay Christmas jams.

  1. The Mountain Goats-“Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”


If you’re like me, you’re of the opinion that everything John Darnielle touches turns to gold, and the Mountain Goats could even make a Christmas song bearable.  I only like this song when the Mountain Goats are playing it. Continue reading