“How would it taste? Can you put your money where your mouth is? You can make no mistakes. You got a promise to try and do the best you can, the best you can. You better do your best, the best you can. So come and sing in this microphone, oh oh oh”
The lyrics to 98 Degrees‘ comeback single “Microphone” sound like a joke. It’s almost as if they were written for MTV’s short-lived parody boy band , then scrapped at the last minute for lacking any subtlety whatsoever. This song is about penises! This song is about women performing oral sex on penises! There’s no question about it.
Should we be particularly shocked by this development? Not at all. Remember, this is coming from a group who agreed to go on a joint tour with Boys II Men and New Kids On The Block called… . If they’re gonna make blatant references to their dicks, they might as well go all the way (pun definitely not intended).
Take a listen to the brand new single “Microphone” below: