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Hey, why can’t I vote on comments? Cracked only offers comment voting to subscribing members. If you’re already an awesome Cracked subscriber, click here to login. One hit song can make a career — Carly Rae Jepsen will probably still be cashing “Call Me Maybe” checks after she checks into a nursing home. But not all musicians are happy about it.
Sometimes they slap together what they think is their worst song, only to see it become the hit that makes them famous. Creep” was the song that broke Radiohead into the mainstream, because for some reason an angst-ridden, atmospheric alt-rock anthem about being an alienated nobody instantly connected with teenagers in the 1990s. It didn’t just connect with kids, either. Everyone loved “Creep” — the song was rated No. 31 on VH1’s Top 100 Songs of the ’90s, and it re-entered the charts as a single in the U. Does it count if I wish I were dead? Even though Radiohead had skyrocketed to worldwide fame, at the time they were only famous because of “Creep.