Throughout music history, artists have used their lyrical prowess to express their appreciation for the female form – particularly, the breasts. Whether describing them as “jugs” or “sweater puppies,” the creative community has always found innovative ways to pay homage to this sacred asset.
In this article, we take a lighthearted look at some of the most popular songs that celebrate breasts. We will explore how these tracks have brought their own unique blend of humor, admiration, and eroticism to the musical landscape, leaving nothing unexposed.
“My Humps” – Black Eyed Peas
This upbeat and catchy tune, by the American music group Black Eyed Peas, features lyrics that cleverly and allusively describe the admiration of a woman’s physical assets, commonly referred to as “boobs”. Although the lyrics may come across as crass or objectifying, the song represents the sexual liberation and empowerment of women, encouraging them to love and embrace their bodies in an era of social conservatism.
With its rhythmic beats, playful lyrics, and contagious energy, the song has become a cultural icon and a popular choice on dance floors across the world.
“Baby Got Back” – Sir Mix-A-Lot
This track takes a playful approach to the topic of the feminine form, with a bouncy beat and humorous lyrics that celebrate curves and derrieres. The song weaves in elements of hip hop and funk, with catchy hooks that invite listeners to nod along as the rapper extols the virtues of a shapely figure.
Despite the light-hearted tone, the track subtly touches on issues of body positivity and self-confidence, encouraging women to embrace their bodies and not be ashamed of their natural curves.
“Milkshake” – Kelis
This track from Kelis called “Milkshake” has lyrics that are as catchy as they are suggestive. Kelis’ vocals are captivating, and the snappy beats are infectious. The lyrics are filled with innuendo and metaphors, with “milkshake” being a cleverly disguised reference to a woman’s body, particularly her breasts.
The message is evident: My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard. The song’s cheeky lyrics and playful beats will have you dancing and singing along, ensuring that your milkshake (and your breast) is the center of attention.
“Jungle Love” – Morris Day and the Time
One of the most popularly known songs about the female anatomy, this lighthearted and funky tune is a classic that continues to be played at parties and club events.
The artist and band behind it kept it classy and tastefully ambiguous, with the lyrics and catchy hook never explicitly mentioning the musical inspiration. Nevertheless, the playful combination of risque yet playful lyrics and groovy instrumentation make it a natural choice for any occasion celebrating the most prominent of feminine features.
“Titty’s Beer” – Montgomery Gentry
The song in question playfully explores the concept of breasts in a manner laden with humor and wit. It is a satirical, light-hearted take on the subject matter, as the lyrics, while perhaps crass to some, are a tongue-in-cheek albeit light-hearted ode to the female anatomy.
While the subject matter can be interpreted in different ways depending on the listener, it’s clear that the artist is attempting to craft a catchy tune that is both fun and audacious, while still maintaining a sense of self-awareness and irony.
“Boobs a Lot” – The Fugs
The Fugs’ “Boobs a Lot” is a burlesque and comedic song, an ode to the beauty of breasts. The song’s cheeky lyrics and playful melody celebrate the physical appeal of breasts, with a catchy chorus that is sure to make listeners sing along.
While the lyrics might be considered inappropriate in some circles, they demonstrate how sexuality and humor can go hand in hand. The song is a perfect example of how music can tackle topics that are often taboo in a lighthearted and entertaining way.
“Bust It Baby Pt. 2” – Plies
The eight track on the list centers on the subject of breasts. The song is a collaboration between the enigmatic rapper Plies and the R&B singer Ne-Yo. The theme of sexual attraction and arousal to a woman’s chest is clear throughout the song, with playful innuendos used to underline the message.
The song is less explicit than other entries on the list but still retains a provocative and suggestive quality.
“Sweater Song” – Hedley
The sensual and playful “Sweater Song” by Hedley is a pop-driven tune that encapsulates the beauty and allure of a woman’s body. The lyrics utilize metaphors and innuendos to describe the curves of a woman’s body, highlighting the desire and arousal that they create.
The bright and catchy melody meshes perfectly with the provocative lyrics, creating an irresistible and infectious earworm about celebrating femininity.
“Makin’ Love to the Money” – Gucci Mane
This Gucci Mane track, titled “Makin’ Love to the Money,” features the rapper’s signature trap beats and braggadocious lyrics about his wealth and material possessions. While not explicitly about breasts, the song’s chorus celebrates “money, money, money, titties, titties, titties,” and mentions a woman’s “nice tits.”
The song’s overall message reinforces harmful societal views that measure a woman’s worth by her physical attributes, including breasts, rather than her skills, intellect, or character.
“Put ‘Em on the Glass” – Sir Mix-A-Lot
The twelfth song on this list is a sexually suggestive track about breasts that will leave little to the imagination. It utilizes an array of musical complexities and features some evocative lyrics that convey the artist’s desire for a particular physical attribute.
While it may not be suitable for all listeners, the song’s energy and enthusiasm are undeniable, and it has become a staple in the music of this genre.