The Reign of ‘Fancy’ Is Over

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11:  Alex Tanas, Nasri Atweh, Mark Pellizzer and Ben Spivak of MAGIC! visit "You & A" at Music Choice on July 11, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
Photo: Jenny Anderson/Getty Images

I mean, Iggy Azalea is probably not going anywhere, but still: After seven weeks atop the Billboard “100,” “Fancy” has been knocked off its perch at No. 1. You might assume that we at Vulture are celebrating, but unfortunately, the song replacing it might be even worse. MAGIC!’s “Rude” is that song with the insanely catchy hook (“Why you gotta be so ruuuuuude?”) and the implication that it wants to take part in your wedding. We are not feeling it. The Song of Summer situation remains bleak (at least until Becky G hits the charts).

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The Reign of ‘Fancy’ Is Over