my head sends a message for me
I ain’t gonna work for Maggie’s pa no more
And look no further than Beck to console you about the situation — he’s worked for a soul suckin’ jerk that forces him to wash dishes in a ditch while pointing his big fat fingers in Beck’s face. No one does melodrama like The Pope of Mope. No, I aint gonna work for Maggie’s pa no more
No one can force, degrade or control you -- unless you let them -- and you WILL be victorious. Some songs help you vent your career frustration when you are working for "the man" (or woman) who is a jerk, and there are others to get you fired up about being successful in your job. Dislocate.” This is Bono’s big, bad battle cry for the oppressed workers of the world.
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May 2020 If Muse’s powerful lyrics strike a burning chord deep within about your work situation, it’s probably also time to get your resume in order. We can’t be the adults we want to be. Soul-suck as they may, they’re a means to an end -- a paycheck. Like a workhorse stands for miles. I ain’t gonna work for no soul sucking jerk. Hot tip: Don’t miss the official video for this song. Like that frigid recycled office air, “the 21st century” is “breathing down” our necks. Take a look at these 15 funny high-paying dream jobs and start chasing your childhood dreams today! The boss-men took their candy.). January 2020 When you “got so much money you should start a bank,” so much paper right in front of you it’s hard to think, then you’ve got 99 problems and keeping your job ain’t one.
It’s a sympathetic and honest look at how things probably are in the real world. When I wake up in the morning, I usually feel excited because I have a set of goals to accomplish. Brock is waking up way past a decent hour (the guy was known to party a bit) before heading over autonomously to a job that he didn’t really care much for. Speaking of, is it Friday yet? It’s the music version of the moment where you just can’t do it anymore: “I’ve had it” is the soundtrack to a pissed-off guy no-call-no-showing to a dead-end customer-service job. Remember the hilarious movie “Office Space”? Hard. If you work for a soul-crushing boss at a dead-end job, you’re not alone.
“Let it go. Oh, and don’t break away without being a professional champ and giving the customary two weeks’ notice. It’s the story of a person that’s completely fed up with acts that are inexcusable — harsh fines and cigars to the face — but maybe the best part of the song is the narrator’s refusal to be locked into the situation: “They say sing while you slave and I just get bored. But you’re not alone: even some of your favorite artists have held down crappy jobs—think Kurt Cobain working as a janitor or Johnny Cash working as a traveling salesman. Heads-up: This song is loaded with so many swears, it’s not even close to SFW. Rise up and rock on.
Related: 11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned. From playing video games all day to tasting ice cream, your dream job is out there and you don’t even know it exists. Yeah, that’d be pretty much everyone in this bunk economy. Finance On This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Talk About, Modest Mouse frontman Issac Brock perfectly describes being stuck in a monotonous job. March 2016
Do you have a favorite track you think we should include? Books Break free, just don’t break down in the break room in front of everyone, OK? December 2015 Your boss will never know. And for those oh-so productive “in-between” moments, when you’re spacing out at your desk, zombie-staring at your computer screen, like you’re in deep thought or something. My Dream Job According to American author, Suzy Kassem, “A heart without dreams is like a bird without feathers.” I like this principle because I believe that a person needs dreams to gain a sense of purpose in life. These cathartic songs will help you do just that.
I’m going to explode Frankly, Mr. Shankly, this position I’ve held So try to relax about your own crappy job and take some solace in these 10 great songs . Discover a better way to hire freelancers. September 2015
“Frankly, Mr. Shankly” tells the story of a person that dreams of (and probably deserves) some recognition, only to find that their boss has the same dreams. There’s perhaps nothing more freeing than eyeballing contortionists as they twist themselves into pretzels in Spandex…or seeing Freddie Mercury vacuum floors in a teased-up wig, high heels and a leather skirt. I want to go down in musical history. Top 50 Songs About Jobs, Money and the Workplace.
Kick back, enjoy your weekend and stew with these songs. November 2018 Until you’re at that point, baller, you better work. All this time, I watched my woman drownin’ in a pool of tears Hey, at least I got to watch the shows for free while on security duty. double S in a fun song, so when he or she hears it, “the whole world will know” they’re a “fool.” Beats quitting in anger and collecting unemployment scraps. February 2020 You can now get all the same great information you see right here on this page in a graphical post. If you telecommute (like this homebody writer), “You don’t gotta go to work, but you gotta put in work.” You might as well work to cheesy tunes like this, because you can. Entrepreneurship Do what the Thundamentals did. Image credit: Don’t forget the sweet Southern twang when you finally do. Or maybe they’ll motivate you to become your own boss, an entrepreneur. Surrender. You’re in control. Until you land your dream job, all you can do is shake it off at the end of a bad day. Sometimes, a little motivation can help you get to the next step and help you keep your job search moving forward. Related: 12 Ways Successful People Handle Toxic People. Put your weary feet up, crack open a cold one and prepare to relate.
January 2016 April 2020 Again, not in the office, please. If you feel like “a sickening wreck,” that the work that pays your way “corrodes [your] soul,” this one’s for you, pal. You wouldn’t want to get busted for those big no-no’s on the cube farm either. Afraid if you complain you’ll “get the boot”? I’ve also felt strangers up and down for weapons and drugs at concerts. It is Drive-By Truckers have always had a way with brutally honest songwriting, and for “This Fucking Job” off 2010‘s The Big To-Do, the title says it all.
We’re not the kids that we once were I want to leave, you will not miss me March 2020 October 2015 If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the office. You’ve done fallen out of love with your 9-to-5 and you can’t get over the way your boss treats you like he (or she) does. “Take this job and shove it, I ain’t workin’ here no more,” it goes over a bopping country beat. Over a trashy drum beat, Beck recaps an experience that everyone’s had: that boss. EDIT (July 2015): We have also turned this list into a visually appealing post. From business to marketing, sales, finance, design, technology, and more, we have the freelancers you need to tackle your most important work and projects, on-demand. Can you imagine Dorothy putting on a smock and hairnet as the credits roll in The Wizard of Oz?