In fact, the Whaler’s were one of the first teams ever to have a theme song, potentially starting the now-popular trend.
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Read on to discover which songs we think to encapsulate the experience of hockey. The radio single Young Thug seemed to have essentially spent his entire career resisting proved worth the stretch, as the delicately booming T-Minus beat and the slow-and-low Travis Scott-sung hook made it irresistible FM fodder, and Thug's first top five hit as a lead artist on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. It’s not that hard, is it? The pioneer of the personal brand trades her pop fantasies for classic rock nostalgia and mundane everyday routines on this guitar-backed slow-burner.
Ok, full-disclosure: I am a Rangers fan, but don’t let my supposed bias stop you from enjoying this absolute banger of a goal song. To me, this song sounds like hockey and therefore fits perfectly as a goal song. J Balvin & Bad Bunny, "Cuidao por Ahí". 9.
And confusing. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS - ANDREW WK, PARTY HARD. A bad goal song is overplayed, includes unimaginative crowd chants like “Hey!” or “Woo!” and makes you cringe inside even as a fan just a little bit even though you try to dismiss the feeling and enjoy the goal you just witnessed. With a flip on Petey Pablo’s “Freek-a-Leek” helmed by London on da Track, the ICY queen puts a fresh spin on the philandery 2004 club banger -- while also bringing together elite guests like City Girls, Jhene Aiko, Becky G, French Montana, Wale & Tiwa Savage for a string of new takes on the song through the summer. -- J. Lynch. Fireworks touches on the 1972 Summit Series and hints at frontman Gord Downie’s lifelong love for the Boston Bruins.
But not all goal songs are equal, and plenty of teams go with big ol’ jock jams over hard rock or metal. When she does sing, she tip-toes around the admittedly taboo “bad guy” persona; “It’s a weird thing to hear coming out of a girl’s mouth she told Billboard.
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-- C.W. A good song goes well with anything, and sports aren’t excluded from that.
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-- W.G. When the lead singer was diagnosed with terminal cancer, the Prime Minister of Canada himself paid tribute. Halsey is along for the ride, but even with her considerable U.S. pop stardom, she's happy to play an obviously supporting role here. Sample Lyric: Actually I like the Hawks, but boy oh boy Wayne Gretzky rocks. The bilingual breakup banger brought the group to the top half of the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time, and set new standards for pre-empting any potential objections from a soon-to-be-ex: when the group screams "LET'S KILL THIS LOVE!" This one is pretty harmless and fun. The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business. “Don't Call Me Up” was just what she needed: Peaking at No. (In all seriousness, shout-out to Cyrus, who’s made excellent pop music under her own name plus two alter egos in the span of a mere decade.) Lil Nas X feat. The superstar trio took a long break to get a taste of solo fame (Nick), explore funky new genres (Joe’s spunky pop group DNCE) and tackle fatherhood (Kevin). Wendel Clark was a key player for the Maple Leafs, meaning this song is sure to bring a tear to the eye of any fan. Lil Tecca’s summer reign not only consisted of him usurping the throne as the premier SoundCloud king, but netting a top five hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Ransom.” The buzzy record finds Tecca stiff-arming thirsty fans creeping in his DMs, while pledging to wipe out the competition with his “twin glocks.” The Internet Money-produced track even received the remix treatment from the late Juice WRLD, who injected his flavorful croon to the saucy tune, making it the ultimate “started from the bottom” anthem for late-'10s teenagers. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS - AC/DC, FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK.
The lyrics of Aldous Harding’s “The Barrel” represent something of a Möbius strip, twisting around different actions -- showing “the ferret to the egg,” beginning “the braiding,” seeing “a hand arch out of the barrel” -- and ultimately defying meaning. Whether you’re a fan or a player, hockey games aren’t complete without a soundtrack.
The trio’s breakout hit "Trampoline," a lush alt-pop head-nodder with a snapping beat and an inspired whistle break, initially gained traction thanks to an Apple ad, and eventually received a remix from Zayn.
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1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart, and pushing the Panamanian music scene back onto the map in 2019. Vegas has a really cheesy song by Panic! Sample Lyric: His dad took the hose and froze the backyard, and little Buddy dreamed he was Rocket Richard, 2.