Song of the Day #916: ‘Fuck You’ – Cee Lo

Best Songs of 2010 – #3

If it weren’t for a couple of sublime releases by two of my favorite artists, today’s song would have been an easy pick as song of the year.

It’s just so bright and fun and exciting… it’s like a great big neon Vegas sign in the middle of a drab suburban strip mall.

Of course the elephant in the room with this song is its profane chorus (and title). It’s as if Cee Lo wrote the catchiest song in decades, was poised for superstardom, and then decided to flush it all down the drain by guaranteeing the song would never get played on radio or TV.

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