10 Hits Songs Musicians Hate Playing Live

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"Wonderwall" by Oasis

The '90s was forever marked by Oasis' "Wonderwall," yet for the band, this anthem's charm faded with time. It's the weight of endless renditions that led to a love-hate relationship with this iconic track.

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"Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana

Nirvana's grunge masterpiece, "Smells Like Teen Spirit," defined a generation, but its overexposure turned it into a bittersweet tune for the band, performing it through a mix of adoration and exhaustion.

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"My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion

Celine Dion's soaring "My Heart Will Go On" is an emotional powerhouse, but performing it live can be an intense experience, laden with the weight of the Titanic's tragic love story.

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"Hotel California" by Eagles

The Eagles' timeless "Hotel California" is a rock classic that fans crave. However, its intricate composition makes it a formidable challenge to recreate on stage.

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"Creep" by Radiohead

Radiohead's early hit "Creep" launched them into stardom, yet its ubiquity has turned it into a double-edged sword. The band's complex relationship with this song mirrors the love and frustration of their fans.

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"Like a Rolling Stone" by Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" is a musical masterpiece. Still, its unique structure and cultural significance make it a revered yet nerve-wracking live performance choice for the legendary musician.

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"I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston

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Whitney Houston's vocal prowess shines in "I Will Always Love You," but the live rendition is a tall order for even the most talented artists, given the pressure of matching her exceptional talent.

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"Sweet Child o' Mine" by Guns N' Roses

Guns N' Roses' "Sweet Child o' Mine" is a rock classic celebrated for its iconic guitar riff, yet it's also known for its technical challenges during live performances, testing the band's mettle.

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"Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen

Queen's magnum opus, "Bohemian Rhapsody," is a fan favorite. However, the intricacies of the composition and Freddie Mercury's vocal demands make it a daunting task to master and perform on stage.

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"Hello" by Adele

Adele's emotional ballad, "Hello," is a vocal tour de force, but the raw, personal nature of the lyrics can be emotionally overwhelming to deliver live, exposing the artist's vulnerabilities.

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