Best Bastille Songs

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Best Song EVER.
It's about a city built in the wrong place
And the eruption of a volcano torn it to pieces!
Watch on YouTube NOW!
Also please look at the Krazy Kats Remix from
Clouded Sounds


Of course this is a brilliant song but I think it's like with Imagine Dragons... it's their most famous and mainstream song therefore people vote for it but there some other songs of theirs that I think are WAY better.
I agree that the lyrics are sublime, however, the music is too pop/electronic especially considering that they could have done A LOT better, using the same lyrics. The build up to the song ties into the epic nature of the song, but, it falls apart after that... :( Don't know why it's so very popular
[Newest]Literally the best song I have ever heard... If you don't know it your not living.

2Laughter Lines
This song would have been no1 if they have put a video on this one.. its way better than pompeii to me so this song became underrated and pompeii become over rated.. This would have also been a billboard hit.. especially that violin part and the spooky tune.. we will sink into this master piece.. GREAT JOB!
This song is everything that make Bastille amazing. The tune, the vocals, the lyrics. You can't find music like this anywhere else. The line just before the chorus where Dan's sings "as you he-uh-uh-uh-eld me duh-uh-uh-uh-own, you said..." literally makes your eyes widen with awe. Unbelievable good.
Sounds like the killers mixed with Coldplay mixed with amazing! I would vote for oblivion but this is more underrated. Plus these are some of the best lyrics of 2013. One of my favorite songs on one of my favorite albums (its on the extended edition of bad blood. )

Absolutely amazing song, the tune and the words-Enough said my absolute favourite song, should be number 1!
By far one of the best, better then Pompeii should be #1
Amazing song.. Amazing Lyrics.. Much better than Pompeii
[Newest]I love this song, can't stop listening to it!

Really -. - the only reason that Pompeii is at the top is because it's overplayed on the radio, its good but Icarus is way better
Best song..! You just cannot match its quality...! Bastille rocks..!
I love Greek Myths and Bastille, so when listening to the album, this song came up I was out. It's so blah (good blah) and indescribable I just can't even.
[Newest]The best Bastille song in my opinion! It tells a solid story and gets stuck in your head, but in the most wonderful way!

5Things We Lost In the Fire
Amazing song! The vocals are simply amazing and it is soulful and catchy at the same time! It's definitely barely behind Pompeii for me
Brilliant song. I believe it should be in the top three, along with Pompeii and Icarus. Just my opinion though. These are all really great songs.


This is really really good song came out 2013

This really is the MOST beautiful song ever, bastille have done an amazing job at this, such a gorgeous melody - voice of an angel Dan
This should be right at the top. It's amazing.
The lyrics are incredibly thought-provoking and simply mesmerising. Oblivion should definitely be at the top of this list.
[Newest]It's my favorite song from them. Love them all though. I just love them. No other indie band is like them!

7Laura Palmer
Such a good song especially since it's about the character Laura Palmer from the show Twin Peaks. Brilliant show and song to go with it. watch the show!
Absolutely great, it made my day
This needs to win. Icarus and Flaws were my favorite and then I heard this and I don't even listen to anything else
[Newest]I love the way this song's feel, it feels mysterious and puts me into a trance whenever I hear it!

8Of the Night
This Song is awesome! I simply love its starting.. should be in top 3 at least
This was good I love this
This is the best song of Bastille. Vote for this, VOTE, VOTE, VOTE!
[Newest]This is and awesome song! Its really catchy and I get it stuck in my head a lot.

9Bad Blood
Fantastic song of all
It has all the amazing elements needed for a good song, plus it has seamless transitions; the beginning sounded like EDM, Bastille turned it into rock. Plus it just sounds great. Can't stop listening to it!
The best song by Bastille! Wicked bass line, awesomely simple yet perfect drum beat to compliment the vocals n bass, and the wicked little mini-roll puts it WAY over the top.
[Newest]The bass is just so... I just can't put it into words

10Daniel In the Den
Not many artists can turn a well known bible story into a song so hats off to the boys for that. This song is so heart warming and should not be eighth
It's crazy because people say dan is not Christian but he's writing songs in the bible so I don't know I should know since he is my husband laugh out loud I wish. :-)
I'm not Christian but I LOVE this song. It tells a bible story so personally.

"For every king that died, oh they would crown another."

The Contenders

11What Would You Do?
Wow, this song is very underrated. It makes me want to cry every time, and it disappoints me such a beautiful song is only at 14. Deserves to be somewhere in the Top 5 at LEAST.


Such an awesome song with a great message. Needs to be more popular!
This song tells such a great story that really asks the question, "What would you be willing to do to protect the people you love and yourself? "
[Newest]The song was so powerful- with such deep message- It made me cry. I didn't really see that coming.

12Get Home

I LOVE this song! The first song I heard by Bastille was Pompeii, but this is the one that got me hooked. The words and tune are so emotive and soulful, very meaningful and catchy.
This should be right up there
Don't talk to strangers

14No Angels
The song is so beautiful and not only the voices but the background music as well. I'm glad that I was able to find a song like this to take the part as the calm breeze in my crap storm of a life!
This song is beautiful I listened to it on repeat for days! If you haven't heard it yet you are missing out it is PERFECTION
Although Pompeii didn't do the mix of this song (that was The Sound You Need) I still think it is a brilliant combination.
[Newest]THE BEST SONG. Everything is perfect. I've had it in repeat for several weeks, still didn't get tired of it.

15Weight of Living, Pt. II
I like this song because of multiple reasons. First of all, you may disagree if you want, but I think that the way the drumming and all the sounds are so put together. I also like how it teaches you about how people will grow up, and to appreciate what you have when you have it.

Definitely one of the most beautiful songs by Bastille, it should at least be in the top 5!
Pompeii is not the best song by Bastille, it is the most popular. THIS is the best.
If laughter lines is number three how can haunt be no:23?
It should be no:2 then,
It's so down here maybe because you all havnt lent your ears to this nostalgic masterpiece... please vote it higher!
Because it desreves that spot!


17Durban Skies
Wow! It's so beautiful... I felt like I am in heaven! <3 love it so much!
When you hear this song you will feel like you are visiting a beautiful city where clouds came down and rain makes the city beautiful...
I think this song is about dan's native place where he lived his younger life
I love this song, I love how it is about Dans parents wedding in South Africa, it shows so much emotion and passion
Good song. Good chorus. All-around good band.

This song really speaks to me. Its a very emotional song for me and makes me think of the relationship between me and my mother. Its a wonderful song and it really speaks to me.
The bittersweet melody is amazing. This song is awesome, the melody is out of this world.
This was my favorite

19These Streets
Ay I'm with you on this one, it's amazing yes it's not very popular but the tune is so great. I can here it on repeat. People of Earth- this is true sweetness to your ears, you've got to listen to this.
This should honestly be in the top ten. I don't know about anyone else, but I really enjoy this song 😍
One of my favorites, but it doesn't get enough love!

20The Silence
Have you? Heard? This song? Flaws is good too and daniel in the den but this song? Cry
Best song by them... Should be on the album.
This should at least be in top 10

Amazing tune and lyrics

Can't get bored of it.

Such an awesome song. I had to write a poem for school and was so uninspired, but listened to this song and felt motivated and excited! This should be more popular!
It's so good I love it so much I sang it to my college and they love it
Poet is amazing:) So sweet!


So deep and meaningful, a must listen to! You will regret it if you don't! By far THE BEST SONG EVER!
The most beautiful love song I have heard so far.

23No Scrubs
This is easily top ten worthy!

24Weight of Living, Pt. I
This song is FANTASTIC! It's way better than Pompeii if you ask me. Should be number 1.


I really do like Weight of Living Pt. 1 because of the albatross metaphor and its overall amazing-ness...
This is my absolute favorite Bastille song. It truly speaks in volumes
[Newest]Great song. Lyrics are good too, with the symbolism using the albatross.

25The Draw
The buildup is so intense in this- watch it live and when the actual drums come in, Daniel goes crazy. His dance moves make my life. It's so underrated; I swear everyone just knows Pompeii and that's it. Pompeii is great, of course, I love it too, but Bastille has some insane tunes that few people pay attention to, The Draw included
! I downloaded this on a whim, started listening and it was good but not great... Until I got to about 2:37mins, I then realised the whole song is just a massive build up to 2:37 with drums coming and fading away throughout, a couple moments before 2:37 you get the chorus in a capella then 2:37 hits you, a stunning little electric guitar clash and it explodes, glorious... Vocals, lyrics, drums, guitar arrangement and composition all perfect, must listen... (If your listening where EQ presets are available id suggest Electronic preset :D)
This song is the best. I really really love it, cause I hear in them a bass guitar. It's amazing!
[Newest]2.37. You people evidently gave up before 2.37. Have you even LISTENED?

26Torn Apart
My personal favourite song right now. Just fantastic.
Stuck in my head, love it. My favourite song in Vs. (Other People's Heartache, pt III), recommend it. 👌👍

Love Gabrielle Aplin & Bastille!
Feat. Gabrielle Aplin
Listen carefully to the sound of your loneliness

28Died In Your Arms

29Requiem for Blue Jeans
Such an imaginative version. This song really captured my heart and is severely underrated. Dan Smith's voice is so heavenly and just suits the emotionality of the song perfectly.
The chorus in this is simply heavenly. Dan Smith has one of the best voices I have ever heard!

30No One's Here to Sleep
You were always faster than me. I'll never catch up with you, with you.
Oh I can feel them coming for me. Ost. TeenWolves #BASTILLE feat. NaughtyBoy

31Thinkin Bout You
I love this song. It deserves to be in the top 20. Love The chorus!

32Bad News
One of their best. The use of remixes on in the chourus clash with its lyrics and make Bad_news sound epic!
So amazing. So breathtaking. So Bastillle.



35The Driver
This song is one of the best songs ever! Why isn't it in the top 10?

36Bite Down

37Tuning Out...
Peace of mind
Hear the angel voices
Night divine, oh night, when Christ was born

38Aqua Lung


I'm watching it all from afar
Heaven help me
I'm watching if all fall apart
Heaven help me
Help me


42Adagio for Strings


44Walk to Oblivion


46Sweet Pompeii

47Oh Holy Night

48Forever Ever

49Thinkin' Ahead

50Tuning In

51You Make Me Feel

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This list was created 1 year, 330 days ago and has been voted on over 700 times. This top ten list has been remixed 9 times.

Updated Sunday, April 19, 2015

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