Prepare yourself: everything you thought you knew about music is about to change. Here's 23 facts about your favourite pop songs that will change the way you listen to them forever!
Aerosmith’s I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing was originally written for Celine Dion.
Madonna’s like a virgin is about a guy getting over a break up.
Bryan Adams’ Summer of 69 is about the sexual position.
Sarah McLaughlin’s Angel is about heroin addition.
Semisonic’s Closing Time is about the birth of the lead singer’s child.
The Goo Goo Dolls’ Slide is about abortion.
A Boy Named Sue was not written by Johnny Cash – it was written by Shel Silverstein
Nothing Compares To You by Sinead O’Connor and The Bangles Manic Monday were both written by Prince.
Ceelo Green’s Forget You was written by Bruno Mars.
Justin Timberlake’s “Rock Your Body” was written by Pharrell Williams for Michael Jackson.
Alanis Morissette’s “You Ought a Know” is supposedly about Dave Coulier from Full House.
Gwen Stefani’s Holla Back Girl is a response to Courtney Love’s criticism of Gwen.
Britney Spears’s Toxic was written for Kylie Minogue, Slave 4 U was written for Janet Jackson, while TLC passed on Baby One More Time.
Britney Spears herself turned down Lady Gaga’s Telephone and Rihanna’s Umbrella.
Rihanna passed on Miley Cyrus’s We Can’t Stop; Rihanna recorded Disturbia, which was meant for Chris Brown.
Kelly Clarkson’s Since You’ve Been Gone was turned down by Pink AND Hilary Duff.
Shania Twain and Faith Hill both turned town Beyoncé ‘s Irreplaceable.
Michael Jackson’s Bad was originally meant to be a duet with Prince.
The Beatle’s Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds is NOT about LSD - it’s about a drawing by John Lennon’s son Julian.