Best Angels & Airwaves Songs


The Top Ten

1 The Adventure

Possibly the finest song ever made

Such an inspirational song. Full of meaning, and the intro is simply amazing. I absolutely love this band, it's safe to say I fell in love with them.


The adventure shouts the word life

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2 Surrender

Gives me goose pimples. Brilliantly catchy, great lyrics. Wake up with it in my head if I,ve listened to it the previous night. Hoped it would be number 1 but settle for 2nd place.

This song has picked me up and gotten me through hard times and makes me feel so empowered and happy. The lyrics, especially the "I, I will not surrender" parts are amazing, and so is the music video. Arguably the best AVA song out there

Best song from Angels & Airwaves LOVE Part Two album. One of the best, period! Will have you singing at the top of your lungs when the song reaches it's chorus. - Hurricane1123

This song should be inplace of the adventure. The adventure is not so catchy but surrender is a extremely wonderful song. This is their number 1 song and there is no doubt about it.

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3 Secret Crowds

This song starts out with interesting electronics and keyboarding, and when the fuzzy transmission-like voice of Tom comes in, you start to get an idea of what kind of song it is. And then... It explodes into power, sending you on a wonderful journey through creative, life-flowing verses, and an epic chorus... The most powerful I've ever heard.

amazing, uplifting song, makes me feel really good inside

Starting off with amazing electronics, this song feels like the complete experience. Its as if this song transcends the ordinary, and it escapes to something interstellar. Sung with so much passion and emotion, the power in Tom's voice will send you twirling through a whole lot of emotions culminating in the perfect ending.
Number 1. No brainer.

Saturday Love, Surrender, Flight of Apollo were close calls, but I think this one is my favorite. This song makes me just wanna go on a road trip and blast this the whole way through.

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4 Call to Arms

This is clearly Angels' best song. The upbeat, uplifting guitar with amazing lyrics make this song one to remember.

By far one of the most underrated AVA songs. This should definitely be in the top 5. Listening to this song makes me feel like I am in a dream. I recommend this song to any new AVA fan.

This is one of those songs that you spend your time just enjoying the noises then begin to decipher the meaning of the lyrics and find how deep a meaning it has. Probably my favorite AVA song.

Just listened to AVA's discography, and the Adventure clearly is their most popular song, but Call to Arms is the most catchy to me. Great song

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5 Everything's Magic

This song has a little different sound in the beats but then it comes out with the unique singer and guitarist and it just hits u right there like any one of there other songs I especially like how they put the music video now every time I hear that song it gives me chills and makes me think about how lucky I am to have friends like I do. Now I hold my friends closer to me than my family

Such a great song, great for singing along to. The beat is what makes it amazing.

Still is in my opinion the best. It reminds me of being little again, when the world was still outragously grand.

Can't believe this is 7, best song by far

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6 The War

This features one of the greatest guitar riffs ever created! Tom DeLonge is a genius!

This is an awesome song, the lyrics and the music mix and make unicorns. If you ever have a chance, listen to it.

Perfect drum sounds :-)

It's SO perfect man

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7 Heaven

Very good lyrics and love the outro "Please stay, don't go, I've got you now... "

I can't even describe how this song makes me feel. When I listen to this song while driving down a long country road on a bright sunny day with my windows down, I truly do feel like I'm in heaven.

Awesome song which makes my hair stand on the back of my neck.

This is seriously their best work, unreal how good it is!

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8 The Flight of Apollo

This song is absolutely amazing! But then again so is every AVA song so it is impossible to put them in order!

I'm voting for this one so it can go higher but I sorta think this is dumb cause pretty much every song they make is awesome and the flight of apollo is one of my favorites but this band should really be more popular especially with all the bullshit in the radio. We should have more blink 182 and AVA

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9 Young London

The song is beautiful. It starts out a tad slow, but it continuously builds and builds until it reaches it's amazing 30 second climax three minutes into the song.

This song sounds a lot like "natives" from blink 182 neighborhoods

Awesome gitar riff full of pull offs. What more can you ask for?

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10 Anxiety

Definitely deserves a higher spot than 10th!

Best /// song ever.

Great song, I love the message of the song, it talks about the struggles of self-problems in humans. The instrumental is great and uplifting, as well as breathtaking, and it gives me good vibes. The guitar riff in the chorus is great as well. The lyrics are well written like always and poetic. Tom has a great voice like always, especially in the chorus.

Amazing song! Why wasn't this even on the list before? It deserves to be in the top 10 at the very least!

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The Contenders

11 Rite of Spring

The message behind this song is what makes the difference to most of the others. It got a very catchy and beautiful melody, too.
Number 1 in my opinion!

This song is about Tom's childhood, what went on when he was a kid, this song needs to be appreciated so much more

Completely amazed by this song! Gives me chills every time I hear it!

Awesome song with true meaning behind it! Just amazing

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12 Soul Survivor

The chorus is just amazing and catchy

In my Opinion, it's the best song theyve ever written

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13 Do It for Me Now

Sounds like it could be from a follow up to Blink's self-titles album. One of AVA's more tightly written and least self-indulgent songs. What results is an honest, well-crafted, balanced, emotional song. Easily my favorite AVA song

For me, by far the best AVA song.. The intro leads you amazing chorus and the songs lyrics keeps on crawling into you.. Really brilliant

If you think about it, this was a follow up to the self titled album.


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14 Hallucinations

THIS needs to be number 1! Easily!

Hallucinations is an amazing song. It makes me feel lonely and happy at the same time. Listening to this song makes me want to explode because it's too good to be true I don't know I can't explain it this song is amazing enough said.

Lol, why is this down here!? Top 3 along with Secret Crowds.

How could this song not be the first? You all must be having Hallucinations. The only people in their right minds here are those who voted for this one.
Just kidding.
But seriously, vote for this song

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15 Lifeline

Alright what the hell is wrong here, this is hands down one of the best Angels and Airwaves song, now why would it be on #22. Would've made sense if it was on at least #4

How is this 24th? This song is the reason I fell in love with AvA!

Is my favourite song, so I think it should me in first place

Easily one if my favorites

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16 Shove

"Cause sometimes it comes with a shove
When you fall in love" badass lyrics.
I think you guys are missing out on a great song, plus on the end of the song you can hear Tom DeLonge's sister explain the true meaning and definition behind love.

I remember all my ex girlfriend when I hear this awesome song

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17 Saturday Love

This song is literally the best ava song!

Really good songs.. I love it

Esta bien vergas la rola!

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19 Valkyrie Missile

The build up to the first verse, the chorus, the outro, everything is perfect.

This song makes me feel incredible.

This needs to be at least in the top ten, this song is amazing.

This should be in top 10

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20 Good Day

Hardley underrated song. The melody and the lyrics create an amazing atmosphere. I think I like Today

"I should have turned back, I should have known better, than to walk away defeated" best lyrics

Such a great feel-good song, should be in the top 10

This song being 23rd is something I can't get my head around

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21 Epic Holiday

This song is my most favorite song in the world and I love the meaning behind it and if this were to get more praise I would be so grateful.

One of my favorite songs ever! Especially with Secret Crowds.

Have you people not listened to this song? How is it #22

My favorite A&A song.

22 It Hurts

Really emotional song about a relationship... give it a listen you will love this song. It deserves it's spot in the top 10.

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23 Breathe

Why is this 22nd, I think it should at least be in the top 10! Its such a simple song, but so beautiful

Wow guess for once my favorite song by a band isn't in the top 10

Great song I listen to growing up

Last part is the best

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24 We Are All That We Are

Oh my, why is this down here? Their best song definitely, it's beautiful all throughout, the lyrics in the beginning and that long beautiful solo I can't stop listening too. You, yes you, fellow AvA fan, listen to this song you won't regret it, trust me

Beautiful song, best solo by AVA and Tom's voice is just beautiful. Deserves top 10 at least

I just love this it is a amazing song and just reminds me of good memories of my life.

So epic at the end with the guitar, lifts me up every time

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25 Sirens

This song is apparently about, him watching his friends sister dancing naked in her room, with Tom outside looking through the window. Apparently he said, at one point she looked right in to his eyes but she couldn't see him because he was behind a bush. Yeah something along those lines, there's a YouTube video where he tells the story, it's funny laugh out loud. Otherwise this is an awesome song, it can be interpreted so many ways, it sounds really deep and full of meaning, but at the same time it's not depressing, which is nice. "Can't let go... "

I like to listen to this song "From time to time..."

Simply an amazing song, could listen to it over and over

Beatiful song, makes me think of someone truely special

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26 Teenagers & Rituals

This song has been in my top 5 most played songs since it came out

Awesome opener to "The dream walker"

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27 The Machine
28 My Heroine (It's Not Over)

I crawl my way back in your head.

Why has no one added this song yet

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29 The Moon-Atomic (...Fragments and Fictions)

The best for me, emotional and with a fantastic rhythm! Come on guys give it a chance

The beat along with tom's poetic lyrics make this song truly amazing

How can such a song be @ such a low spot!?!

30 A Little's Enough

The list is good, but really this song 'A LITTLE'S ENOUGH' deserves a top 10 position.

This sing is just plain awesome. enough said. real toss up between this one and a call to arms though. both are amazing

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31 True Love

Wait why is this not number 2. You guys are missing out on a great song! The first song I heard from them. Please listen to it, the lyrics and the instrument combine to make this awesome song. Guys I highly recommend this one.

Dudes. If you've ever felt the title, vote here.

Amazing song should be at least 15 on this list - OasisFeelsLove

Epic from start to finish!

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32 The Gift

AMAZING so uplifting and it makes you want to ascend to something greater...this to me is the BEST song AAA has done and we need more of songs like this!

Awesome lyrics, and lovely chorus.

Hands down a top 5 uplifting!

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33 Tunnels

Everything about this song is perfect...why isn't it included in this list already

You know a song's powerful when bursting into tears listening to it.

This songs gonna peak at top 5 soon

This is good song

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34 Start the Machine

Absolutely immaculate ending to their first and best album, anything not on their first 2 albums should not be in the the top 5

Great song! Should be higher up the list.

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36 The Wolfpack

A little different than most AVA songs... very electronic. Very good song nevertheless!

I can't believe its not in the top 5...unbelievable!

Just hear it yourself

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37 Distraction

This song is one of their best... Deserves to be in the top 3 DEFINITELY! I love tom's voice... Anyway, I love this song!

The chorus is so amazing, not to mention the lead's voice. This is the song that made me like this band.

Why is this song so low? 33?! Top ten for sure.

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38 Letters To God, Part II

To me, the intro lyrics are mind-blowing! Take what you want from the lyrics, but this is one of their songs that just makes you think about life. Maybe not top 10, but worth a listen.

39 Clever Love

This is definitely in my top 5, along with songs like Shove, My Heroine, Tunnels, and Breathe. You can probably tell I like the more emotional songs.

This deserves a position in the top 10.
Guys, give it a listen and then come over here. You will automatically vote this one!

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40 Reel 1 (Diary)

This song is the definition if AVA's greatness. Treating us with an almost 6 minute long instrumental intro, leading up to a beautiful conclusion. The piano work is really amazing on this track.

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42 Voyager

How is this 43 this is so upbeat and puts me in a great mood;the lyrics have lots of metaphors and link to Tom and Blink a lot and the chorus is perfect,great song by a great band

Great chorus

This ep is amazing

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43 The Revelator

This is the song that made me fall in love with this band

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44 Crawl

Best song ever! It's just magic!

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45 Some Origins of Fire

From the album "Love". One of my all-time favorite AvA songs. The melody sounds similar to The Adventure.

This song is usually just overlooked on LOVE because it has a melody similar to "The Adventure". This song starts off with cool electronics, then the band comes in with thundering power, then a glorious guitar line, then Tom starts singing and it's just indescribable.
"We all are love and love is hard. We're hard to love". That's one of the best lines Tom has ever written.

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46 Reel 5 (New Blood)

A lot of people put down this song because it's an instrumental and I think that's ridiculous especially for a band like this that makes awesome instrumentals. I personally think it's their specialty. This song starts very straightforward, then Ilan starts laying down some amazing keyboard melodies and piano lines, and then the beat grows, finally arriving at a spectacular and heavenly conclusion.

Great song with great parts in all of the instruments. Maybe no vocals, but it's still amazing. AVA is the best at instrumentals.

47 Paralyzed

This was the first song I listened to on the dream walker album and I was blown's very modern and intriguing...just great!

Very similar to Snake Charmer and Ghosts on the Dancefloor. Audio mixing is not very well done. Still a decent track however.

Eveyone is complaining about this song and the audio but I think tom ment it to be very heavy

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48 Reel 6

Here's an instrumental off of Stomping The Phantom Brake Pedal that is a upbeat and exciting electronic song. WHOAW that bass. Amazing! Makes you want to dance, or run, or like the album title suggests, just hop in a car or on a motorcycle without a brake pedal. Brilliant. Also features some great electric guitar work and piano.

49 Kiss With a Spell

Great song! This should make any top ten AVA list.

Showcases a different side of the band, sounds like the cure meets electronic. Very under rated song on an under rated album.

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