These Five Songs Have All Been Used To Torture People

You thought Somali pirates got dealt a bad hand by being blasted with Britney’s ‘Oops I Did It Again?’ Here are five other songs that have been used to torture people. (Royalties, anyone?) 1. ‘I Love You’ by Barney the Dinosaur There is no official data on how many American parents have already lost their minds due to an overdose of this cuddly monster, but American interrogators would surely know the figures, since ‘I Love You’ is cited as one of the most ‘overused’ songs in their arsenal.

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