10 Songs with clever double-entendre lyrics

Raj Naik
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10 Songs with clever double-entendre lyrics

Artists like Lady Gaga, Madonna and Robin Thicke gave us melodic wordplay through their songs that you need to check RN!

A beautiful quote that I read the other day made more sense in many ways than I could ever fathom. "How many times have people used a pen or paintbrush because they couldn't pull the trigger?" We often underestimate the power that a pen holds. It can destroy things and at the same time, it can heal you. Artists over the years have mastered the art of storytelling through their art. Be it paintings, digital art, or even songwriting, art has the power to change one's perception without them even realizing it. Songs for one, have changed people's lives in many ways. Going through a heartbreak? You can either listen to a sad song to live in that agony or listen to an upbeat song to channel the bad bitch energy. But what if I tell you there's a way you can feel both emotions together? Double entendre lyrics in songs have been going around for many years but hardly anyone ever notices.

Sadly there are very few songs that talk about real issues through their lyrics and the rest are mostly about sexual desires. Like a Virgin, Wannabe and I Want to Hold Your Hands by one the biggest artists in pop culture have used such lyrics throughout for their careers and created a fan base around it. So here's why we jotted down ten of such songs that are up for the post of CEO of cleverly using double entendre lyrics.

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Here are songs by artists who penned two things at once

Like a Virgin by Madonna

This iconic pop song uses the concept of virginity as a metaphor for the excitement of a new romantic relationship.

I Want to Hold Your Hand by The Beatles

On the surface, it's a sweet love song, but it also contains a playful double entendre referring to more intimate desires.

Waterfalls by TLC

This R&B hit from the '90s cleverly uses waterfalls as a metaphor for the consequences of making bad choices in life.

Poker Face by Lady Gaga

The lyrics of this catchy pop song play with the idea of having a "poker face" in poker games, but also hint at hiding one's true emotions in relationships.

Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones

This rock classic by The Rolling Stones is notorious for its sexually suggestive lyrics that use the term "brown sugar" as a metaphor for an African-American woman.

Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke ft. T.I. and Pharrell Williams

This controversial song's lyrics contain various double entendres, suggesting blurred lines between consent and sexual force.

Wannabe by Spice Girls

The lyrics of this '90s girl power anthem are seemingly about friendship, but they also subtly imply the group's desire for sexual compatibility in relationships.

My Sharona by The Knack

This catchy rock song features lyrics about a young man's infatuation with a girl named Sharona, which can be interpreted as a metaphor for sexual desire.

Sugar, Sugar by The Archies

On the surface, it's a bubblegum pop song about a sweet love, but the lyrics can also be seen as an innuendo for sexual desire.

Pour Some Sugar on Me by Def Leppard

This '80s rock anthem uses the act of pouring sugar as a metaphor for sexual pleasure.

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