That said, I hope some artists take their litany very seriously and that they delete things like bare feet, tan legs, tailgates, trucks and pretty little thing from their list of potential lyrics.
But Maddie & Tae’s No. 1 song only scratched the surface. The world has obviously grown weary of the same kinds of songs being sung in the same kinds of ways. I think fans are ready for songs that seem to dig deeper. So in a perfect world, in the New Year, it would be great if songwriters would retire these cliches or at least use them sparingly and do not build entire songs around them:
Tailgates down (and the music up)
Strawberry/cherry/raspberry lip gloss