This Bryan Adams ballad remained at the number one spot in the UK for 16 weeks. It’s hardly surprising then that so many of us find it annoying. Do people still play this as a first dance wedding song? Surely not?
2. Unchained Melody from Ghost
I didn’t mind this song when the Patrick Swayze film came out back in 1990, but I do mind it now, and that’s thanks to the excessive number of cringey covers that have attacked my eardrums since.
How many weeks at number one? Four Weddings and a Funeral had a lot to answer for. Wet Wet Wet‘s version of The Troggs‘ song sat in the number one spot for 15 weeks. When some radio stations started banning it, Wet Wet Wet made the decision to withdraw the song from sale.
4. My Heart Will Go On from Titanic
5. I Will Always Love You from The Bodyguard
Sorry Dolly, I hate to put this in the list, but when Whitney Houston subjected your lovely ballad to her powerhouse vocal acrobatics I was mortified.