9 hit songs with musical mistakes

May 20, 2015

With today’s recording technology, it’s easier than ever before to ensure your song is completely polished to perfection. You kids with your ProGarages and Logic Tools or whatever can crank out pristine anthems about, I don’t know, Frozen all day long, but you should try just winging it more often. Ask anyone: sometimes, it’s a little mistake left in the final mix that turns a song from mediocre to magic. Well, maybe don’t ask Crusty Joe down by the pier, I doubt he’d have much to add to the conversation. Anyway, here are nine songs that became hits in spite of, or maybe because of, their mistakes.

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