Best Dave Matthews Band Songs

August 5, 2015 - A list of the top ten songs from a band that has managed to write and record some of the greatest albums of all time. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

Crash Into Me
Even though I find myself rediscovering songs in the DMB library from time to time, I always seem to come back to this one.
the greatest guitar ever it has anything,really one of the greatest


Crash holds a soft spot in my heart from the past and moving to the future... One of the bands'best efforts.
[Newest]In your heart I'll beat again! Come crash into me. It got soul like no other. Beauty!

Absolute best song in the history of the world. If there was ever a song that could lift you up after a hard day, this would undoubtedly be that song. It only gets better if you listen to it live at radio city with tim reynolds.
Best, most beautiful song I've ever heard in my life. It always make things seem better. I sounds better every time listen to it. I have no clue how anyone could say that this isn't the best.
I heard it when I was 12 and didn't even understand what he was saying, all I knew was that it was the most beautiful thing I have ever heard. 8 years later it is still undoubtedly my favorite song. Check out the version from "live at luther college"
[Newest]The song is too catchy, every time I listen to it I never get tired of it. The Crash album, in my opinion, is perfect.

3Ants Marching
This is definitely one of my favorites but I think Warehouse should be up here too!
Great rhythm and make your feet keep juggling over and over.. I can repeat this song all day long.. Cheers!
Sounds good, can't get it out of my head right now.
[Newest]It's such a fun song

Ultimate, absolutely love this song. Always have and always will. Wish it was on every DMB top 10 list.
Favorite song of all time
Deep emotion, deep lyrics, awesome lyrics, super instrumentals, the best all around. I wish I could vote for multiple DM songs..


5Two Step
The various instruments, the lyrics, the concert aspect. Just EVERYTHING about it! Its perfect! "celebrate we will, because life is short but sweet for certain!
Superb. A must. Will forever be etched in my mind as part of my forma
Tive years.
This song is lyrically deep and melodious, but not over indulgent. I can listen to it over and over again, and find something new in it each time.
[Newest]I love this song! The rhythm, the beat just everything! So wonderful. Never ever gets old, just fantastic!

6Grey Street
This song is everything. Such a powerhouse. Especially live.
How does he know? He's brilliant
Deep, Beautiful, catchy and poetic. A personal all time favirite

7Don't Drink the Water
Just perfect song... The voice and the music everything in it is just awesome...

Remember don't drink the water..
This song has been kissed by God.

8The Stone
One Of my ALL Time favorites! I Love this song! The Lyrics are incredibly deep they seriously pierce your soul!
One of my favorites! Such deep deep lyrics.. That pierce you! I love this song!
Older, but late DMB fan. Was watching American Idol with my daughter and heard Phillip Phillips do this song. Went online and have been singing it for 2 weeks. A beuatifully haunting & complex song. Deep message. I like Sade and Steven Curtis Chapman too, but this song is addictive if you're deep.

9The Best of What's Around
First song off of the first album, great energy and each instrument stands out, great chorus at the end

10Tripping Billies
In the fire she dances

The Contenders

11Lie In Our Graves
It's just so great! I don't think I would've ever got into Mrs. Jones pants if it wasn't for me faking that this was my favorite song... Like hers was. Thank you lie in our graves!

12Funny the Way It Is
This song provides a brilliant and unique outlook on the contrasts and imbalances of life with catchy, complex, and effective instrumentation; one of their best
Guys listen to this song, this should be in to 5 at least.
This is the best song of all times, from brother brush
[Newest]Top 3 of all time

13Dancing Nancies
This is my favorite song in the whole wide world. It makes you think, it makes you cry, it makes you nostalgic, and it is, above all else, uplifting. The idea of being born as someone different is very eerie and cool. It also rocks live -- especially the part where he starts the offbeat, "la la la heey, la la la hey. " Absolutely gifted.
this song has such an inspirational meaning, its about loving who you are and not wishing for anything else.
Without a doubt the song that really lifts me up, specially the little speeches he does in the beggining of the live versions. Trully memorable.

Bartender is more of a slow burn song, but when it finally busts out into an epic jam, it is easy to lose yourself in this DMB standard. Driving, epic, and poetic, its always been my favorite
Live at radio city with Mr Tim is amazing!
Bartender Is one of the deepest, most soulful trax DMB has ever recorded and is one of their absolute best!

I truly believe "Pig" holds the answer to the meaning of life! It is the most powerful, inspiring, mind opening piece of pure genius ever created. I would love to have the entire lyrics tattooed on my body but where? Laugh out loud nothing beats pig!

16The Dreaming Tree
Should be higher, this is a wonderful song, one of their best.
Full of complex emotion, it touches my soul. Happy and sad at the same time.
This song is very much underrated! Come on this one is really soothing and touching
Easily their best, most complex song.


18Where Are You Going
Such a meaningful and thought-provoking song; definitely one of their best

19The Space Between
How in the world is this not #1? This is one of the few songs that can bring a grown man to tears. It's a perfect synopsis of a difficult relationship.
The chorus is haunting... Overall an amazing song. Forever gonna be my favorite DMB tune!
My favorite all time Dave Matthews song!
[Newest]Makes me cry every time!

20What Would You Say
That is defiantly top five! Come on guys
By far my favorite song by DMB, just amazing to listen to, should be in top ten if not top five.

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