“A Star Is Born” Soundtrack, Ranked In Order From Worst To Best

The Rules:

— I ranked the version of the soundtrack WITHOUT the dialogue. I didn’t feel like sullying this list with Alec Baldwin’s presence.

— I ranked songs on bop-ability, importance in the context of the movie, whether or not Lady Gaga was on the track (I’m gay, of course all the Ally songs are better!), and off of my impeccable taste in general.

— There are two versions of “I’ll Never Love Again” on the soundtrack, but they’re pretty much the same, so I only counted it once on this list.

— THE CUSTOMER IS NOT ALWAYS RIGHT. If you disagree, leave your bad opinions in the comments section below where I definitely won’t be reading them.

24 Songs You'd Be Surprised The Pop Girl Singing Them Actually Hates

Madonna (not so) eloquently said in 2009, ““Into the Groove’ is another song I feel retarded singing, but everybody seems to like it.” In 2008, she told Z100 she would have to be paid $30 million to sing “Holiday” or “Like A Virgin” again. She said, “I’m not sure I can sing ‘Holiday’ or ‘Like a Virgin’ ever again. I just can’t, unless somebody paid me, like, $30 million or something.”

This Spotify Playlist Is Full Of Songs That Can Help You Perform CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, involves giving chest compressions to someone in an emergency situation, such as cardiac arrest, near-drowning, or suffocation.

The purpose of CPR is to maintain blood flow to the brain and other vital organs until the heart is shocked back into a normal rhythm by emergency medical responders or with an automatic defibrillator (AED). If someone collapses suddenly, you should start CPR immediately but at the same time ask someone else to call 911, then look for an AED. These can be found in malls, sports arenas, and a ton of other public places.

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), immediate CPR can double or triple chances of survival after cardiac arrest, usually by buying people time until an AED or ambulance arrives.

There’s conventional CPR — for medical professionals and trained people — and hands-only CPR, which is for the general public. Conventional CPR involves chest compressions and mouth-to-mouth breaths given at a ratio of 30:2, respectively. Hands-only CPR involves giving chest compressions alone and that’s a perfectly fine thing you can do as a bystander to help save someone’s life.

We’re talking about CPR for teens and adults here, because guidelines differ for small children and infants. (Full CPR steps can be found here).

Even if you’ve been trained on how to do CPR, it can be tricky to perform compressions at the right pace — especially during an emergency.

Obviously, trying to do something is better than nothing — but there is a right way to perform CPR. You should place your hands, one over the other, on the center of the chest and press hard, and at the right rate. For adults, that’s 100–120 compressions per minute given at a depth of at least 2 inches. But what does that even mean?

It’s one thing to learn CPR, but it’s another to remember the steps and perform it correctly when the time comes, especially if you’re stressed or panicking.

You may not remember the exact rate for chest compressions, but you can probably remember how to sing or hum along to a crazy popular song, right? Yes, we’re talking about the same trick that Michael Scott uses in that infamous episode of The Office — but it really does work.

According to the AHA, research has shown that people are more likely to remember the correct pace when trained to give compressions to the beat of a familiar song.

It’s not just “Stayin’ Alive” by The Bee Gees — you can compress to the tempo of iconic hits like “Dancing Queen” by ABBA, “MMMBop” by Hanson, “Work It” by Missy Elliott, and “Sorry” by Justin Bieber plus so many more. It doesn’t matter if you’re a baby boomer, millennial, or Gen Z — there’s a song from your generation that matches the rate of CPR compressions.