Top Ten Best Progressive Rock Songs


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181Swim to the Moon - Between the Buried and MeV1 Comment
182April - Deep Purple

Amazing 12-minutes long song from Deep Purple's third album.

183The Fall of the House of Usher - Alan Parson's Project

Why is this song so low? It's a great progressive song from their first album.

184A Saucerful of Secrets - Pink Floyd

One of their best early instrumentals. It paved the way for their later masterpieces. The song is devided into four sections. 1) "Something Else" is very spacy with strange sounds, 2) "Syncopated Pandemonium" consists of an improvisation over a drum-loop. 3) "Storm Signal" and 4) "Celestial Voices" are very melodic and a big contrast to the first parts.
It's a song you have to listen multiple times, but it's worth it. One of the best Floyd instrumentals.

185Lonesome Crow - Scorpions

13-minutes long and one of their few progressive songs. The instrumental parts and exspecially the guitar work of Michael Schenker is amazing.

186Child In Time - Deep Purple

A masterpiece by Deep Purple. Ian Gillan's screams are amazing, as well as Ritchie Blackmore's guitar.

187We'll Burn the Sky - Scorpions

Starts as a ballad, but leads in to a heavy, but still melodic rock song. It is only about 6 and half minutes long, but still very complex and the guitar work of Uli Roth at the end is amazing.

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188The Knife - Genesis
189Locomotive Breath - Jethro Tull
190Mother - Pink Floyd
191The Garden - Unitopia
192Brain Damage - Pink Floyd
193Invisible Touch - Genesis
194Owner of a Lonely Heart - Yes
195Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
196Art of Life - X Japan
197Stairway to Heaven - Led ZeppelinV1 Comment
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