15 Fun Pop Songs With Surprisingly Dark Secret Meanings

Pop music is meant to make us feel good; the Top 40 industry thrives on the happy vibes that propel audiences to listen to a song over and over. The feel-good formula for radio-friendly hits definitely requires upbeat music - but lyrics are another story.

Happy-sounding songs with secret dark meanings have been tearing up the charts for years. Have you ever realized just how dark/creepy/sad/weird these dark pop songs actually are?