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The 12 Most Underrated Made-Up Songs In Pop Culture

Career musicians need to step up their game.

Sometimes the stars will align, and a made-up band from a TV show or movie will hit harder than any real band who plays music as a career. Made-up songs have made their mark on pop culture for decades, and it’s high time they got their flowers. Ahead, you’ll find some of the best — and most underrated — made-up songs from throwback cartoons, iconic teen films, and blustering comedies.

Doug - “Killer Tofu” by The Beets

The rock outfit The Beets not only advocated for the importance of a healthy diet, but they also crafted an earworm hook that’s embedded itself into our hearts and minds for decades.

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