Backwards masking: Ten songs that supposedly contain hidden messages when played in reverse
7. "Better By You Better Than Me" - Judas Priest
"In the dead of the night, love bites" is just one of the infamous messages spewed by Judas Priest. A different hidden message, "Do it," led to the band standing trial in 1990, after two young men committed suicide, allegedly prompted by the band's message.
6. "Empty Spaces" - Pink Floyd
"Congratulations. You have just discovered the secret message. Please send your answer to Old Pink, care of the Funny Farm, Chalfont." When I heard this message, I thought for sure I'd receive a prize for discovering the hidden meaning. I even sent a letter in care of the Funny Farm. Later, a friend told me that Roger Waters was simply referring to Syd Barrett. So I sent him a letter as well, but never received a reply.
5. "Hot Poop" (Originally "Mother People") - Frank Zappa
"Better look around before you say you don't care/Shut your fucking mouth 'bout the length of my hair/How would you survive/If you were alive/Shitty little person?" After hearing these words as a teenager, I quit cutting my hair and stayed locked in my room for a month, questioning the meaning of the labyrinth that spirals around all things. I never did find the answer, but I did enjoy smoking all of my best friend's weed trying to understand.