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These Are the Most Important Songs About Desserts
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Out now from Oxford University Press. In the Western musical canon, songs about sweets are a subset of a larger food-themed body of work. But the sheer volume and diversity of sweets songs warrant a distinct designation, one that captures the way sweets even influence band names, having inspired the s hip-hop group the Sugarhill Gang, the s punks the Candy Snatchers, and the modern garage rockers the Thick Shakes. What follows is a selection of largely American songs that, in some way, construct themselves around sweets. Whether a sentimental sensory allusion or an ode to a favorite confection, these songs offer a variety of noteworthy titles in a highly subjective list whose breadth and playful eclecticism should make up for its inherent limitations.
No matter who you are or what you're doing, you like candy. Sure, you can sit there and say you don't want candy. You can be on a diet or really dislike refined sugars, but when push comes to shove, there's one sweet out there that gets your mouth watering no matter the time of day. It might not even be sweet. It might be sour or salty, maybe tangy. It could be chewy or gummy, crunchy or silky-smooth.
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