23 Descriptions of Women in Songs Ranked By How Stoked a Millennial Feminist Would Be If a Man Said...

23 Descriptions of Women in Songs Ranked By How Stoked a Millennial Feminist Would Be If a Man Said Them About Her

by Elizabeth Logan


23. “She’s nothing like a girl you’ve ever seen before/nothing you can compare to your neighborhood ho/I’m trying to find the words to describe this girl without being disrespectful… a sexy bitch” — “Sexy Bitch,” David Guetta feat. Akon

22. “She take my money when I’m in need/yeah, she’s a trifling friend indeed/oh she’s a gold digger way over town/that digs on me” — “Gold Digger,” Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx

21. “She’s a rag doll/such a rag doll” — “Rag Doll,” The Four Seasons

20. “Rag doll, livin’ in a movie/hot tramp, daddy’s little cutie” — “Rag Doll,” Aerosmith

19. “I met this little girlie/her hair was kinda curly… these girls are really sleazy/all they just say is please me” — “It’s Tricky,” Run-DMC

18. “She’s a good girl, loves her mama/loves Jesus and America, too/she’s a good girl, crazy ‘bout Elvis/loved horses and her boyfriend, too” — “Free Fallin’,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

17. “The girl can’t help it, she was born to please, and if she’s got a figure made to squeeze/she can’t help it, the girl can’t help it” — “The Girl Can’t Help It,” Little Richard

16. “She loves to laugh/she loves to sing/she does everything/she loves to move/she loves to groove/she loves the lovin’ things” — “Any Way You Want It,” Journey

15. “Uptown girl/she’s been living in her uptown world” — “Uptown Girl,” Billy Joel

14. “She’s a very kinky girl/the kind you don’t take home to mother/she will never let your spirits down/once you get her off the street/she likes the boys in the band… she’s never hard to please/that girl is pretty wild now/that girl’s a super freak/the kind of girl you read about/in new wave magazines/that girl is pretty kinky” — “Super Freak,” Rick James

13. “She my trap queen” — “Trap Queen,” Fetty Wap

12. “She was only sixteen” — “Only Sixteen,” Sam Cooke

11. “Her voice was soft and cool/her eyes were clear and bright/but she’s not there” — “She’s Not There,” The Zombies

10. “Black dress with the tights underneath… And she’s an actress but she ain’t got no need/she’s got money from her parents in a trust fund back East” — “Don’t Trust Me,” 3OH!3

9. “Kisses like cream/her walk is so mean” — “Steal My Girl,” One Direction

8. “She wants it now/and she will not wait/but she’s too rough” — “Pretty Girls Make Graves,” The Smiths

7. “She was more like a beauty queen from a movie scene” — “Billie Jean,” Michael Jackson

6. “She walked in through the out door/she wore a raspberry beret” — “Raspberry Beret,” Prince

5. “She like a song played again and again/that girl, like something off a poster” — “Replay,” Iyaz

4. “She’s so swishy in her satin and tat/in her frock coat and bipperty bopperty hat… she’s an old-time ambassador of sweet-talking, night-walking games/and she’s known in the darkest subs for pushing ahead of the dames… but she’s a queen and such are queens that your laughter is sucked in their brains” — “Queen Bitch,” David Bowie

3. “She’s got a way about her… she’s got a way of pleasin’… she’s got a smile that heals me… she’s got a way of talking” — “She’s Got a Way,” Billy Joel

2. “Every little thing she does is magic” — “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic,” The Police

1. “She’ll only come out at night/the lean and hungry type… the woman is wild, a she-cat tames by the purr of a jaguar… she’s a maneater… oh, the beauty is there, but a beast is in the heart” — “Maneater,” Hall and Oates