I’ve had “Love The Way You Lie” by Eminem and Rhianna stuck in my head lately. I’m not a fan of Eminem’s rapping style, but Rhianna’s part is compelling.
The thing is… the song’s lyrics are awful. Not awful as in poorly written, but awful in its references to domestic violence. “If she ever tries to leave again/ I’ma f—ing tie her to the bed/and set this house on fire.” Sort of terrifying.
It sort of makes me feel guilty for liking the song. Do you ever feel that way? Are there songs you like listening to, despite offensive lyrics?