According to NY Post readers

WHEN it comes to debating the merits of John Lennon’s Imagine, the world definitely does not live as one.

In late October, British music fan Edward Carter compiled a giant list of 337 nominations for the worst songs of all time from responses he got to a tweet requesting fellow music-fan input. Lennon’s 1971 ballad was mentioned regularly, but Post readers’ opinions were split down the middle.

“I thought I was the only one who can’t stand to hear this song,” said Rebecca Reed. “I find it so depressing, and will practically break my leg running to change the radio station when it comes on.”

Raymond Smith agreed. “Thought it was great when I was a kid. I listen to it now and it sounds like it was written by a 6-year-old,” he said.

But Lennon fans defended Imagine with equal fervour. Adam Hendricks praised the “positive sentiment” behind the lyrics, while Deborah Lindo Zingg called it a “prophets [sic] message.”

Post readers also gave us their own nominations for worst songs of all time, and here are some of the biggest offenders.

STARSHIP’S ‘WE BUILT THIS CITY’

When even the co-singer of the song, Grace Slick, calls it “the worst song ever” (as she did in a Vanity Fair interview in 2012), it has to be pretty bad.

BARENAKED LADIES’ ‘ONE WEEK’

Reader Heather Pink referred to this simply as the song “about Chinese chicken.” It’s not actually about that, but Barenaked Ladies’ one big hit is so heinously grating, it’s enough to spark eye rolls of recognition all ’round.

BOBBY MCFERRIN’S ‘DON’T WORRY, BE HAPPY’

Righteously blasted in the lyrics of “Fight the Power” by Public Enemy, McFerrin’s whimsical a cappella hit also attracted withering criticism by reader Dave Richard, who regarded it as a “real steaming pile of crap.”