big songs with no chorus

Sparked by the “shit chorus” thread, I stuck this on and realised - there’s no chorus? It’s a big hit single and the chorus is basically a falsetto “eeeeeEEEEeee”

Obviously plenty of genres never have a chorus at all, but interesting to hear the tracks where you’d expect one and then they just don’t bother

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Seven Nation Army’s ‘chorus’ is just the guitar riff

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I remember somebody pointed out that [big song] doesn’t actually have a chorus and I was like oh yeah, you’re right!

Would be great if I could remember what [big song] is now.

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When you do, please contribute it to this [bigsong] thread

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I think @funkhouser just posted it actually!

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I remember now - It was the Song Exploder episode on Netflix that covered losing my religion, where they point out that the song doesn’t have a chorus.

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I always thought of “I thought that I heard you laughing” onwards as the chorus

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This has a chorus

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Yeah this

I think of it more like a refrain, aside from the fact that it repeats words it doesn’t really have any of the hallmarks of a chorus IMO.

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If we’re going on the logic of the OP on what is or isn’t a chorus, then I submit this all-time classic for your consideration

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The past is a grotesque animal is the correct answer here

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Big hit singles

Oops. In my head it is.

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Bohemian Rhapsody

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