Waah, I wanna suck my dad, and my mommy too... Oh wait, is this still on?
"Happy Holidays, You Bastard", a 44-second track which contains lines like:
Unless your dad will suck me off (I'll never talk to you again)
Unless your mom will touch my cock (I'll never talk to you again)
Ejaculate into a sock (I'll never talk to you again, I'll never talk to you again)
It's Labor Day and my grandpa just ate seven fucking hot dogs
Labor Day and my grandpa just ate seven fucking hot dogs
And he shit, shit, shit his pants
He's always fucking shitting his pants
And I'll never talk to you again.
"Fuck a Dog" is about... well, bestality
I... wanna fuck a dog in the ass
I wanna fuck a dog in the ass
I wanna fuck a dog
I tried to fuck your mom in the ass
Tried to fuck your dad in the ass
Could only find the dog
"When You Fucked Grandpa" has gems like this:
He seems like a total asshole
Grandpa is a total fucking asshole
Who would ever want a dirty greasy finger in his ass?
He rubs his dick in broken glass
And in the end, we get Mark Hoppus yelling this over Tom Delonge's reprise of the chorus:
And this is fucking stupid man! I can't believe you'd have sex with your own grandfather! I mean, you guys are related! What's he gonna do, take out his false teeth and just leave them on the side of your bed? Man, he'd like to fuck you on the bottom, and grandma would come in and watch and masturbate and cum all over the place and, this is stupid! I hate you all! I'm not even going to have sex with my mom tonight! Man, this is stupid! I hate you!
Arab On Radar. A noise rock band with guitarists who didn't actually play real musical notes, a drummer that didn't play a smooth continuous drum beat, and a vocalist who yelled copious obscenity like a tone-deaf 10-year-old. YMMV, but this troper thinks they set a standard for awesome noise rock.
Mars did the same thing in the mid-1970s, the key difference being the tone: Arab On Radar are kind of hilarious; Mars are utterly terrifying.
The hit of gay-as-a-maypole singer Thomas Bickham.
Springtime For Hitler. I watched it in history class. At first everyone looked on in uncomfortable horror, but around the time the actors started dancing around in the shape of a swastika, every single one of us was laughing helplessly.
It's the in-movie "horrified reaction" shots which truly put it over the top: "yes, we know exactly how appalling this is, and we're doing it anyway!"
Tom Lehrer. On his debut album, he included a ditty singing the praises of the neighborhood dope peddler. This was in 1953.
Tom Lehrer himself says that probably his most controversial song is "The Vatican Rag" which pokes fun at the Roman Catholic Church (specifically at Vatican 2's allowing 'modern' music to be used during Mass.) Even if you don't come from a religious background, it is downright hilarious, even more so if you're a former Christian. The recording, which is a live one, has the audience breaking out in laughter every few seconds. They really did find it just that funny.
Tom's introduction for the song gets quite a few laughs, too, especially when he says that the song he's about to perform is "a modest example". When it comes to Tom Lehrer, there is no such thing, and his audience is clearly well aware of that fact.
National Brotherhood Week: "Oh, the Protestants hate the Catholics, and the Catholics hate the Protestants. And the Hindus hate the Muslims, and everybody hates the Jews."
From the same song: "National Brotherhood Week, National Brotherhood Week: Lena Horne and Sheriff Clark are dancing cheek-to-cheek. It's fun to eulogize the people you despise as long as you don't let 'em in your schools...."
On the face of it, the popular Bloodhound Gang song "The Bad Touch" is a tactless solicitation of sex. But it gets away with its plethora of overtly sexual imagery because it's so ridiculously over-the-top, it becomes entertaining.
Their song "Foxtrot Uniform Charlie Kilo" composed of sexual innuendo. And yes, the title DOES spell 'Fuck' in NATO phoneic spelling. The music video takes it even further, with such things as a car shaped like a banana becoming unpeeled as it goes through a tunnel.
Die Ärzte are possibly the most famous and successful band in Germany of all time. Since their first days in the early 80s almost every song and music video is a Refuge in Audacity, and two of their early albums have been banned from being displayed on store shelves and played on concerts. In the face of changes in public perception and a rare instance of Reasonable Authority Figures, the responsible agency recognized that they Crossed The Line Twice, and repealed the ban on one in 2004.
Knorkator, another Berlin band known for even more ridiculous lyrics, also gets very close to crossing the line in about half of their songs. Some consists almost entirely of swearing or a overly poetic musings about masturbation or feces. "Schwanzlich Willkommen" (dickish welcome) tells that expression Herzlich Willkommen (hearty welcome) doesn't make any sense since a penis is much more suited as an organ to express happy feelings and in fact you can replace the word heart with dick in all expressions.
This life performance in which the two vocalists dressed up in tall, stripped cardboard boxes for the last song. At the end of the song, the guitarist appears back on the stage and, well, see for yourself.
Amanda Palmer's OasisCrosses the Line Twice by itself, being a peppy song about rape and abortion, ("I've seen better days, but I don't care/Oasis got my letter in the mail!") but the music video brings in the true audacity to take refuge in.
After she suffered from a Wardrobe Malfunction at a show and the Daily Mail did their typical lurid, misogynistic sensationalism about it, Palmer responded by writing a song that epically deconstructs the trope's misogynistic overtones. During performances of the song, she defies the trope by outright stripping completely naked onstage. Link NSFW, obviously.
The Ball of Kerrymuir. Jim Croce is a family musician really - except for this one song, which is quite possibly the raunchiest thing you've ever heard. And it is absolutely hilarious. DefinitelyNSFW.
G.U.D seem to rely on this for their songs about anything. For example the song "Killing Pandas for Fun and Profit"
For fun and profit
Into a wallet
And it fun
To pretend you're killing nuns
Because they're black and white
But don't believe in an afterlife
Lou Reed's legendary "Walk on the Wild Side": while his peers were filling their albums and b-sides with shocking tracks, Lou Reed was the only one with the balls to release a single touching on full-time crossdressing, prescription drug abuse, male prostitution, a transwoman buying favors with oral sex (in a verse sometimes cut even today), and (perhaps most shockingly to modern audiences) a racial slur in the chorus, all in what's almost a bored monotone. And the song made top 40.
That's nothing. Ever heard "I Wanna Be Black"?
Or "Sex With Your Parents (Motherfucker) Part II". The gist of which is that all republican politicians are the way they are because, well, "When they looked into their lover's eyes, they saw MOM!"
"Weird Al" Yankovic deserves a mention here, as not many male performers would have the gall to dress up as Madonna and re-enact her own video's moves, shot for shot. Also, he always asks permission to write the parody, so the original artist ends up being complicit to the weirdness!
One of his Christmas songs, "Christmas at Ground Zero" (actually a parody of Yogi Yorgesson's "I Yust Go Nuts at Christmas") now counts as a "Funny Aneurysm" Moment. (The song is actually about Communists rather than terrorists.)
Sublime did this alot. Wrong Way is about a 12-year-old prostitute, Date Rape is also a good example. Although Bradley Nowell was trying to say that these things were wrong. Other songs used profanity, drug references, etc, etc just for fun.
Flight of the Conchords - "If You're Into It". Writing a song to a girl? Cute. Suggesting, in said song, that you should get naked? Weird. Going on to suggest a food sex threesome? Hilarious!
KISS - tame now, but over-the-top when they first appeared. Beyond their image◊ and theatrics (blood-spitting, 12-inch platform boots, fire-breathing, explosions...), KISS' songs included "Nothing to Lose" (about anal sex, on their first album - in 1974!), "Goin' Blind" (a 93-year-old man in love with a 16-year-old girl who's also in love with him), "Larger Than Life" (Gene Simmons bragging about the size of his... "love"), "Shock Me" ("We can come together..."), and "Rocket Ride" ("Come on - grab ahold of my rocket!"). Drummer Peter Criss compared a KISS show to "surviving World War III." They ended up inspiring other bands to go even further, like...
Tim Minchin in general, but (NSFW - cartoon penis) The Pope Song has got to take the cake. "Storm" is up there, too, with an anecdote about dinner ultimately becoming a ten-minute rant against all things "spiritual."
When an actor needs to establish themselves as "serious", they'll usually play a role that includes lots of sex, drugs and profanity. Natalie Portman had already done that and now needed to show that she wasn't all serious all the time. To do this, she took the road less traveled and rapped a song so absolutely violent and rude that it was just hilarious. With The Lonely Island. See here.
Tom Maxwell's song "Ham" has an in-universe example crossed with Rule of Funny. A very large woman comes up to a cash register in a grocery store. Then a ham falls out from under her dress. She turns around and yells, "Who threw that ham at me?"
Avenged Sevenfold has "A Little Piece of Heaven", a song in which a guy kills his girlfriend, has sex with the body, she comes back to kill him... and then they get married. If that's not enough, the lyric "I really always knew that my little crime would be cold, that's why I got a heater for your thighs", complete with an image of the "Super Thigh Heater 300043" tips it over the edge.
This video of Spike Jones and his City Slickers performing "Der Fuhrer's Face." It's amazing that in 1942, they would allow the hand gestures shown when they "heil!"
The only possible explanation as to how this woman not only got through the first round of X-Factor, but even went all the way to the finals!
Frank Zappa, hands down, inducing, but not limited to, "Brown Shoes Don't Make It", "Dinah Mo Hum", "The Legend Of The Illinois Enema Bandit", "Bobby Brown Goes Down" and "Jewish Princess".
Richard Cheese and Lounge Against the Machine is a comedy music group that takes songs - mostly ones with violent, dark, potentially offensive lyrics like Rape Me and People = Shit - and makes upbeat, cheesy lounge covers of them.