January - Give me love, give me peace
Bruce Springsteen, High Hopes
All-new take on former live favourite has spot-on New Year sentiments.
February - Take flight to the moon
Kid Cudi, Satellite Flight
Rap hat-tip to lunar-cy also contains genius line “Come get in my space whip!”
March - Happy Happy Happy
Pharrell Williams, Happy
Hit top of US charts this month; world clapped along, as seen on YouTube.
April - No money, no family.
Iggy Azalea, Work
Retort to Pharrell – why we can’t be happy all the time – as reality rap report.
May - Good lover, good lover
Lily Allen, L8 CMMR
Such a man exists, she sings, but ladies can’t have him cos he’s her husband.
June - The only time we really talk
You can only connect with the Dutch DJ while disrobing pre-sex. Who knew.
July - Walking along on a sandy beach
La Roux, Paradise Is You
Opens nice like this, but it’s Music To Blame Your Other Half For Your Misery By.
August - Hunt you down eat you alive
Maroon 5, Animals
But isn’t frontman Adam Levine a vegan? Oh, this is sexy talk, is it? Fair enough.
September - Sex, sex, sex
Lenny Kravitz, Sex
Would you believe it! This line is about hunting and eating like animals!
October - It seems like forever
OK GO, The Writing’s On The Wall
A refrain in a cheery ditty about one final roll in the hay before breaking up.
November - Standing on the edge of a revolution
Nickelback, Edge Of A Revolution
Who needs Twitter when Canadian rock monsters can take the world’s pulse?
December - Last Christmas
Wham!, Last Christmas
And the one before that, and every one from now until the end of Christmas.