Todd's Pop Song Reviews

Todd From the Vault

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Before ToddInTheShadows began posting for, he posted his pop song reviews on YouTube, where they are still available. From October 2011-April 2012, he posted these videos preceded by a short introduction, where he goes into what led him to review that particular song and certain elements of the video.


Episode Number Episode Title Description Date Released (TGWTG)
1 From the Vault: Down Come take a look at the humble beginnings of a first-time Internet reviewer. October 1st, 2011
2 From the Vault: Paparazzi For Episode 2 from the vaults, Todd looked at a promising young up-and-coming pop singer named Lady Gaga. October 4th, 2011
3 From the Vault: Party in the USA Come witness the first time Todd tangled with the Hannah Montana marketing machine. October 16th, 2011
4 From the Vault: Whatcha Say Come take a look back two years ago, when Imogen Heap's "Hide and Seek" was the overused meme of the day! November 5th, 2011
5 From the Vault: 3 Todd discovers that there's a pop star named "Britney Spears" in the world. Have anyone else heard of this? November 10th, 2011
6 From the Vault: Break Up The worst song Todd has reviewed. Ever. November 19th, 2011
7 From the Vault: Bad Romance Rah rah ah ah ah. November 26th, 2011
8 From the Vault: Tik Tok In which Todd is introduced to Ke$ha and regrets it, in more ways than one. December 2nd, 2011
9 From the Vault: I Can Transform Ya Chris Brown is human excrement. December 21st, 2011
10 From the Vault: Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2009

Counting down the worst of the worst that was the biggest of the big.

  • 10. "The Climb" - Miley Cyrus
  • 9. "If I Were A Boy" - Beyonce
  • 8. "One Time" - Justin Bieber
  • 7. "Birthday Sex" - Jeremih
  • 6. "Kiss Me thru the Phone" - Souja Boy ft Sammie
  • 5. "I'm Yours" - Jason Mraz
  • 4. "Boom Boom Pow" - Black Eyed Peas
  • 3. "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" - Beyonce
  • 2. "Break Up" - Mario ft Gucci Mane & Sean Garret
  • 1. "Diva" - Beyonce
January 8th, 2012
11 From the Vault: Top 11 Best Hit Songs of 2009

Beginning the annual tradition of Todd humiliating himself.

  • 11. "Live Your Life" - T.I ft Rhianna
  • 10. "Green Light" - John Legend ft Andre 3000
  • 9. "Forever" - Drake ft Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
  • 8. "I Gotta Feeling" - Black Eyed Peas
  • 7. "Let It Rock" - Kevin Rudolf ft Lil Wayne
  • 6. "Hot N Cold" - Katy Perry
  • 5. "Day N Nite" - Kid Cudi
  • 4. "Meet Me Halfway" - Black Eyed Peas
  • 3. "Good Girls Go Bad" - Cobra Starship ft Leighton Meester
  • 2. "Use Somebody" - Kings of Leon
  • 1. "Just Dance" - Lady Gaga ft Colby O' Donnis
January 18th, 2012
12 From the Vault: Replay The world cried out as one and demanded "Iyaz!" And so I delivered. February 5th, 2012
13 From the Vault: Fifteen Find out the reason for the teardrops on my guitar. February 18th, 2012
14 From the Vault: Do You Remember? Do you remember this song? Odds are you don't. March 4th, 2012
15 From the Vault: We Are the World 25 for Haiti We are the worst. March 18th, 2012
16 From the Vault: BedRock "Call me Mr. Flintstone, I can make your bed rock." We actually allowed this to happen. April 1st, 2012


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