Spotify users have been taking “Netflix and chill” to a new level by creating themed playlists, which the music streaming company noticed, and decided to aggregate into their own. At the top of the list of the 20 most popular come-over-let’s-bone tracks is a hit from 1996—Ginuwine’s “Pony,” whose recent resurge in popularity must be blamed on Channing Tatum and the Magic Mike films.
There are some other ‘90s classics like “Knockin’ Da Boots” by H-Town, a couple of predictable R. Kelly jams, way too many songs from The Weeknd and “Forever” by Drake—which, while a good track, is an odd choice for a playlist meant for hooking up. Then there’s the number two song, which makes no sense at all. It’s Ellie Goulding’s “Love Me Like You Do,” which was on the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack, but sounds like The Hills.
I will not give into the Netflix and chill playlist trend, mostly because I refuse to change the name of my own similarly-themed playlist, which is titled “Panties Shall Dropeth.” There’s no sign of The Weeknd on it at all, but there’s a whole lot of Keith Sweat. Ginuwine is on there too, with the song “In Those Jeans” instead of “Pony.” Way sexier if you ask me. Channing, perhaps you can use it in a new routine if there ends up being a third Magic Mike?
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