‘Take On Me’ has all the giddy charm of ‘Sweet Caroline,’ but doesn’t feel half as hokey. It’s much trickier — hence, more fun — to sing. Oh, you don’t think it strikes fear into opponents’ hearts? Listen again. What’s more terrifying than a soprano mob belting out an Aqua Net-doused feel-good anthem while its team is burying yours?
The Washington Post’s pop music critic on Natitude
, and its not-so-macho but still cool battle cry.