The Best Nonsensical Hooks of 2009

To make it onto this list, you needed to be 1) a pop lyric that 2) is catchy and 3) makes no goddamn sense. The winners!

5. “Have you ever seen a one-legged dog making its way down the street?
If you’ve ever seen a one-legged dog then you’ve seen me.”

Bruce Springsteen, “The Wrestler”

4. “Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!”

Regina Spektor, “Eet”

3. “Shake it like a ladder to the sun!”

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, “Zero”

2. “Concrete jungle where dreams are made of, there’s nothing you can’t do!”

Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, “Empire State of Mind”

1. “Ra Ra, ah-ah-ah! Roma, ro-ma-ma! Ga Ga, ooh la la!”

Lady Gaga, “Bad Romance”