I Love Pop Music

I have awesome taste in music.

And because I accept the fact that musical taste is completely subjective, I cannot be wrong about this.

One of the things I like about my taste in music is that I’m not one of those people who say that they “like everything except [fill in the blank],” where that blank is usually filled in by country, rap, or techno.  I know for a fact that there exists quite good country, rap, and EDM.

The worst offenders of this type of music elitism are hipsters (of course) and anyone else who refuses to listen to pop music. Being that “pop” is short for “popular,” as a genre of music it is very broad in scope.  But usually hipsters and the like shun any music that is on a major label[1] or gets radio airplay.

At this point I cannot help but think of High Fidelity: “Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music?” But really I feel sorry for those who shun pop music, because it’s they who are missing out.

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