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What's A Fun Song That's Actually Pretty Messed Up?

Look up the lyrics to "Seventeen Forever." I dare you.

We've all heard songs. And sometimes, those songs can stop us in our tracks with some very...unexpected messages.

So we'd like to know: What songs did you originally think were fun and lighthearted, but later found out had some pretty dark and messed up lyrics?

Maybe you grew up listening to "American Pie" by Don McLean, and thought it was a nice little song about America until you realized it was about the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly.

Or maybe you jammed out to "Who Let The Dogs Out" by the Baha Men but then discovered that the lyrics were actually about men who degrade women.

Or maybe you always thought "Seventeen Forever" by Metro Station was about staying young and having fun, but then read the lyrics and realized it's about an older man trying to get with an underage girl.

Whatever it is, let us know in the comments below! Tell us which unexpected lyrics messed you up and why. We'll feature your responses in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.