Ear porn. Actually, the video for "Wicked Game" is visually titillating too, featuring Isaak romping on the beach with topless supermodel Helena Christensen—but sonically, this hit exudes lust from hypnotic start to finish. With its velvety guitar melody, silky coolness and sensual, oh-so-soft vocals, no other song about doomed love has fueled more steamy sexxions.
Whatever mood you're in, contemporary reggae has a tune for you. That's because Jamaican music is a study in contrasts: Songs veer from sacred to profane, sexy to spiritual, blisteringly aggressive to decidedly dulcet. The music is generally divided into two genres.
But long before the duo merged sexuality with spirituality — actually, before they were even born — Conway Twitty was being more blatant about it, singing about exploring a woman's body, while Dolly Parton flat-out asked, "Could I use you for a while? The memories, at least, will last a lifetime. For those poor guys who just can't quite satisfy their ladies, there's always George Strait.
Inwe killed Auto-Tune, we partied in the U. And those were some of the more normal moments of the year: Seriously, there is no way to sum up a year that had so many bizarre and scandalous moments, so let's have the songs do it for us. These are my picks for the Best Songs of odes to abstinence and combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bells, songs of sadness and beauty, tunes about getting loaded and getting revenge.
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A celebration as important as your birthday should definitely have more than one playlist. You'll want a killer track list to pump you up while getting ready with your girls, a separate mix to blast in the Uber on the way to the club, and, perhaps most importantly, a celebratory birthday sex playlist to help you and bae end the night on a truly satisfying note. While Jeremih's "Birthday Sex" is a certified banger, you probably don't want to hear the same song over and over again while you're hooking up.
Or that she trails only Elvis, the Beatles and Madonna in Top 10s? But the real heat comes from the chemistry of the artists at the center of this sublime musical and emotional drama, as they sing about moving beyond old heartaches to negotiate a scary new future together. How much history can you fit into one stellar pop hit?
Sexy rock songs. Sexiness and rock music have, for a long time, gone hand in hand. Well, what indeed? Sometimes stupidly, sometimes subtly.
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