Best Jimmy Eat World Songs

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The Middle
There was a time in the early part of the 2000s (2001) where so many good rock songs came out. And this song is one of them.


First song I heard by them and had it memorized before I even knew the name of the band. Awesome
Amazing song with an amazing noose just the best song in can found
[Newest]By far their best song!

This song is for reals one of the most emotional, deep, and moving thing I've ever heard. You don't listen to this song, you experience this work of art.
In my opinion the best song ever! The amazing layer-upon-layer intro, the superbly heartfelt, beautiful lyrics, I cannot really describe how much I love this song! I remember listening to it just before my 23rd birthday and was a special moment for me!
No other song on this list can match the indescribable beauty of this song. Give it a listen and it might change your life...
[Newest]This song immediately grips you from the first listen. Seeing it performed live was awe-inspiring. Not just my favorite Jimmy song, but my favorite song period.

This beats The middle! Pain always gets me in a good mood, just because it is so upbeat. Not to mention the cool 2nd verse. It takes my pain away!
I'm baffled this is not at least top three this song flows so well
This song hooks just anyone up aka this song rocks! It does take my pain away!

Awesome song, very different from their usual songs and just great drums guitar and lush vocals!
I don't listen to Jimmy Eat World much anymore but this song still plays in my head every now and then. One of the most memorable songs of my childhood too
How is this not in the top 5? Very underrated on here, I'm surprised by it's current position!


5Hear You Me
A beautiful beautiful song. Really touches my heart every time I hear it. Jimmy Eat World has sung such a emotional and breathtaking song. I am very young but I am very fortunate I got to hear it.
Amazing song... I first heard it in the movie "The Butterfly Effect" and was instantly addicted to it... If you haven't heard of it yet then go and listen!
This song is so emotional! I know it's not for everybody but if you ever feel sad type it into youtube!
[Newest]Love this song so much. The vocals are so rad.

Great melody and awesome lyrics. For me "You kill me, you build me up but just to watch me break" is one of the best song lines I've ever heard. In my opinion their best song!
How is this not in the top ten, let alone top 5.

It is such a moving song.
One of their first songs I ever heard and I have to admit: I fell in love with their music...
[Newest]Best song on the album followed by 23 & Work

7Bleed American
This is what the top five on the list should look like:

1. The Middle
2. Pain
3. A Praise Chorus
4. Bleed American
5. Sweetness

Get it sorted please, this list is really messed up at the moment!
Brilliant song and even better album one of the only albums I can listen to all the way through without skipping a track.
Their most badass song.
[Newest]This song is what got me into Jimmy Eat World. If only all of their songs were like this.

8A Praise Chorus
It's sad to see how little recognition this song gets, this is an excellent song. Give it a try. Top 3 for me.
The first song I ever listened to by them. Absolutely amazing, and the best song I've heard by them. Sweetness comes in a close second, but this song really is just absolutely fantastic. 10 out of 10 recommend.

This is a very, very nice song..
I really love it!
This guys really rock... They are one of the best emo band in the world...
And for me, this song proves it..

10For Me This Is Heaven
"For Me This is Heaven" sets Jimmy Eat World's most common tone through their entire existence since 99's Clarity album. Lyrically, the band is immaculate, with this song serving as a prime and pioneering example with lines like "The first star I see may not be a star" (see Konstantine by Something Corporate), and "Do you still feel the butterflies? Can you still hear the last goodbyes? ".

The Contenders

This song should definitely be at least under the top 10! It's such a amazing song. "I feel that when I'm old, I'll look at you and know: The world was beautiful." Please listen to this song, you won't regret it, I swear!
Amazing song but even more amazing in how the hell it isn't in the countdown
'man.. Why this song ain't in top 10.. ?

12Just Tonight
Easily their best song along with bleed American, the lyrics of this song are about sex

13My Best Theory
Great song.. Their first song that I heard and fell in love as soon as I heard it.. And its one of their best to.. I think it deserves to be in top 3..
All the rock songs type should be:
2-My Best Theory
3-Just Tonight

14Lucky Denver Mint
The only option from clarity on this list! That's truly shameful, Jimmy Eat Worlds best album and easily one of the most inspirational albums of all time!

15Get It Faster
Should definitely be higher!

Unfortunately, this song never got the attention or recognition it deserved. Dark, deeply melodic, haunting and epic, this song should easily be in the top ten.
How is this not in the top 5, the music is great the chorus is great and of course the lyrics is the best part


I think Invented is better than 23. But that's my opinion at least

19If You Don't, Don't
Always makes me happy

20Nothing Wrong
This is such an underrated song. It's got so much energy and emotion.


21Always Be
I for sure thought this would be first on the list. This song was the second song I heard by Jimmy Eat World, the first being The Middle. This is the one that got me into the band! Its absolutely incredible.
One of the songs why I made JEW one of my favourite bands. I really like this song, and I think it should be upper in this list.

22Big Casino
Amazing song, good sound by band and amazing vocals. Jimmy eat world never fail to impress.

This is my second favorite song by them, second only to Clarity. So beautiful.

24Here It Goes



27Last Christmas


29Night Drive
I love this song...
The most beutiful songs that ever exist in this world are not in this list... Night drive and polaris are suprime

30Let It Happen
This may be my favorite song of all time. It may be lesser known, but it is incredible and deserves a listen from everyone!
This should be in the top ten. Very catchy and one of the best songs by them. I listen to it 24/7

31Goodbye Sky Harbor
I don't understand why this is all the way down here. It seems like most people haven't listened to their albums before Bleed American. Goodbye Sky Harbor is their best song, if not one of the best songs ever.
Probably their greatest song. It made me cry, when I saw it live.
The stairway to heaven of the 90's

32Be Sensible
B-Side from Chase This Light Shouldve been a single

33I Will Steal You Back
I'm shocked to see this so low, the only possible explanation is that not enough people have listed to it.
Give it a listen, I Will Steal You Back is seriously underrated.
Needs to be ranked higher. All I can say.

34My Sundown
This song would be higher if it was a radio release! Anyone who owns this album will know the beauty of this song. "Hear You Me" is a close second in my opinion.
Anyone know any other songs like this? Good song, good meaning, how is it not higher up? Like number 5/6?

How is this song not higher up?!

35The World You Love
How was this not on the list! Easily top ten.
Seriously underrated song, deserves way more credit. One of the best on futures

36Higher Devotion

37Coffee and Cigarettes

A song with a serious case of underrated


40Your House

41The Authority Song
This song should be in top 10. So underrated.

42A Sunday

43Chase This Light
This song should be at least in the Top 10 Jimmy Eat World list. It made me love the band. Great musical dynamics and poetic lyrics.


45Carry You

46No, Never

The placement of this song must be because it's new compared to the top ten which are indisputable classics. For me, this is even better than The Middle.
I am absolutely amazed I had to put this song on the list! How is this not top 10 at least?!?!

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Updated Friday, April 17, 2015

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