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Huey Lewis and the News

Huey Lewis is the worst

  • They are

    Votes: 2 25.0%
  • You don’t know what youre talking about

    Votes: 6 75.0%

  • Total voters
    8
Does anyone like this band? I think they might be my most disliked musical act of all time. I find even music I don’t like to be somewhat listenable but almost every song I’ve heard from these guys makes me want to change the radio station immediately. Heart and soul is the only one I can tolerate.

I feel bad if the Huey stans are too nervous about being roasted over their love of this band but if you like them, please share.
 

Laz

0101100101
They perfectly encapsulate upper middle class America in the early to mid 80s. It's hard not to at least appreciate the cynicism behind the music.
 

BruiserBrody

Integral Poster
I like/love a ton 80s music, including stuff like "We Built this City" (Starship) which is sometimes called the worst song of all time.
 

Kamala The Simp

Integral Poster
The way Huey Lewis sings “Don’t need a credit card to ride this train.” Is the definitive ‘80s yuppie music moment.
 

SFH

Integral Poster
They laid the soundtrack for one of my favorite movies of all time. I can't compute hate for them. "Not my thing" is an acceptable expression of dislike, but I'm astounded at out right acrimony for them. But that's the beauty of music, you don't have to like what that guy likes, as long as you do find some music somewhere that speaks to you.
 

SFH

Integral Poster
I danced the night away with the girl of my dreams to "Nothing's Going to Stop Us Now." She was a bit of a dummy, but man was she pretty.
 

Kamala The Simp

Integral Poster
"Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" is more like Journey than Huey Lewis & The News.

DO ALL '80s CORPORATE ROCK ACTS SOUND THE SAME TO YOU PEOPLE!?
 

Valeyard

Burn
The way Huey Lewis sings “Don’t need a credit card to ride this train.” Is the definitive ‘80s yuppie music moment.
Without Back To The Future I don't know if I'd give a fuck. That's probably the biggest line in the sand for Huey.

Having done a semi-dive into Huey Lewis, I'm not unconvinced he's an ironic parody of the Eagles' solo careers.
 

Fall of Epic

Epic Reine
In elementary school, we would have gym class outdoors if the weather was nice and the teacher would play music while we did stretches. It seemed like the same three songs were played on a loop every single day: Summer of '69, Africa, and If This is It by HLATN.
 

Kamala The Simp

Integral Poster
I remember "We Built This City" and a lot of Jock Jams whenever my elementary school gym teacher would bring in a boombox. I would occasionally stop and do the Alex Wright Dance and get yelled at by her.
 
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