Hackskeptic’s 500 Greatest Songs: Outkast – Hey Ya

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377 – Outkast – Hey Ya (2003)
Written by Andre 3000
Produced by Andre 3000
Label – LaFace

Musically the song is so inexplicably difficult to describe, it’s bamboozled many a pop writer. Blender magazine probably came closest with their analogy that it was the sound of Devo elevating to funk/pop. Still gets the audience “shakin’ like a polaroid picture” over a decade later.

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