Best The Chemical Brothers Songs

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The Top Ten

1 Galvanize

Greatest Song Ever!... :
Don't hold back!
'because you woke up in the mornin' with initiative to move
So I'll make it harder
Don't hold back!
'because you think about it, so many people do,
Be cool, man, look smarter
Don't hold back!
And you shouldn't even care about those losers in the air
And the crooked stares
Don't hold back!
'because there's a party over here, so you might as well be here
Where the people care
Don't hold back!

Totally energy booster and mind blasting track!
Hope more to come like this by chemical brothers..!

My Chemical passion began with this powerful and irresistible song!

Don't hold back!

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2 Hey Boy Hey Girl

Their best song... At least should be top 3!
Yes, it's not the typical style of the chemical brothers but still its an awesome song...
Haha you guys are stupid

Superb video, thanks for introducing me to a first look into Chemical amazing music!

This song introduced me to Chemical brothers

Galvanize is great but this one blows. - ZeroBlaster

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3 Block Rockin' Beats

What this song is awesome this should be top 5 at least! Listen to this people!

Its title should be unleash rocking' beats.

Instantly fell in love with TCB after hearing this song. I heard it about 5 years ago in a flash game and looked everywhere to find it.

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4 Do It Again

In my opinion best chemicals bro song

Gets stuck in your head! So good!

Put this on repeat and pushmow the lawn..you will be done in 1/4th the time, but tired as F! LOL!

5 Let Forever Be

A great, scattered-sounding song that I can listen to over and over. I think it is either about drug use or possibly about the robotic lifestyle most adults fall into - a sedated, zombie existence.

Shred song. Good cover by Deep Sea Arcade. Search it

Great beats, great orchestration!

6 Swoon

Swoon should be in the first place, it's the best song from chemical brothers. by the way feels like heaven hearing this song stoned

Madly in love with this song. You will be too, it is dope worthy.

I'll never be able to explain how this song makes me feel... The most euphoric melody that's ever graced my ears. Truly a masterpiece.

I love Swoon, I first heard it from misfits, well the boyz noize remix, than I wanted to hear the real song and it is still as good as the remix - thunderfox8

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7 Star Guitar

How is this not in the top ten.
Watch the music video (which is one of the best music videos ever made), and when you've seen the video you will love the song.

Amazing song and also amazing video

Great Song, A mix of everything. A timeless classic

Awesome trance sound. Takes you on a trip

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8 Out of Control

That irresistible beat, that melody... Wow. In my opinion, their most perfect and exciting song. Not quite your simple big beats song, it's quite complex with great build-up percussion. The guitars at the end make it almost sound psychedelic while remaining immensely catchy. Out of Control is an absolute highlight and the vocals by Primal Scream's frontman Bobby Gillespie work wonders as well. Should be at least top 3.

Intense, intelligent, colorful, yet utterly simple. Electronica at its finest.

9 Dissolve

How is Dissolve not in the top ten.
Its one of the best modern songs by The Chemical Brothers.

Gets my blood bangin', mate. Bonkers!

Excellent.

10 Escape Velocity

Such a Mad song, can't even begin to imagine it live

Mad song, should be higher. Lift it guys higher please

Fellin love with this song again after watching American Ultra!

The Contenders

11 The Sunshine Underground

Complex, Builds, Intense, great emotion! - rhuber

Best electronic song ever created

"Best development of ideas."

12 Hold Tight London

One of their very best songs, should have been a single after Galvanize and Believe instead of The Boxer. Extremely Underrated. Love the laid back groove and beat.

This one is massively underrated. Who can like CBs and not like this? - PositronWildhawk

13 Leave Home

Captivates you first time you listen. Never lets you go again.

Very nice loop and rhythm!

Real nice vibe baby

this!

14 Believe

Super! Super! Super! Super!
Mad video for an hypnotic tune and beat, one of best Chemical shots!

JUST GREAT, DESERVES BETTER RANKING

15 Setting Sun

Rock/Dance fusion at it's best. I miss the era when chemical brothers, prodigy and massive attack all made music in this vein

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16 Asleep From Day
17 Come Inside

Superb piece in one of my two best Chemical album: the other is WE ARE THE NIGHT

18 Under the Influence
19 Another World

One of the most emotional techno tracks I've ever listened to

20 It Doesn't Matter

Simple, yet very effective. The way that the same words are repeated over and over puts you in a trance like state. The bass is insane!

21 Sometimes I Feel So Deserted
22 Saturate

Most Epic song from the chemical brothers, just wow

Saturate destroys. Watch their live movie, Don't Think (or just youtube it), and watch all the Japanese people and lone white guy lose their schnarps as Saturate slowly begins to thump in...

23 One Too Many Mornings
24 The Salmon Dance

In my opinion, this is a fun song. But in the top 20 between all these brilliant Chemical Brothers songs? No way. A bit overrated.

Goes hard in the paint. The music video is pretty dope, as well.

Just Love it!

25 Go

Best song yet! Fantastic when driving, at sporting events, etc.

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26 Elektrobank
27 Where Do I Begin

It's like the most beautiful song this band has ever made! The Vanilla Sky OST, yay! Listen to it! It's great! - kirillyanukovich

28 The Test

If I'd cast two votes this would be my pick. Amazing song and sound. A real journey indeed, check the video for it as well. Great vocals by The Verve's R. Ashcroft.

It's just a great trip. Love the sounds, love the journey, love the singing. Remonds me partly of The Prodigys "Narayan"...

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29 Surface to Air
30 In Dust We Trust

After hearing this song for the first time I started to trust in the Brothers.

31 Music: Response
32 Come With Us
33 Midnight Madness

BRILLIANT SONG. How its way down at 26 is beyond me. This should be in the top 5.

Electronic Battle Weapon 10 is a great remix of this

One of my favorite songs of chemical brothers
Everyone needs to know this song if you listen to them

34 Piku
35 Wide Open

Amazing sound. Not a dance track but great as a piece of composition. Beck was a great choice to sing this. - Walkingcouch

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36 Don't Think

The best ever. This song is a master class in electronic music.

37 The Golden Path

I can't believe that this song is 36 in the list! Give it a shot you might get surprised...

One of their best

38 The Private Psychedelic Reel
39 Life is Sweet
40 Chemical Beats

Early Chemical Brothers - blew me away when I first heard it nearly 20 years ago! Should be number 1

41 The Pills Won't Help You Now

Probably my least favorite of all their epic songs. They've done this formula much better in songs like The Test, The Sunshine Underground, Wide Open etc...

Jesus Christ. This song is so deep and wonderful. How could this song not be on the list?

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42 It Began In Afrika

I think it's an excellent rhythm!

43 Galaxy Bounce

Should be way higher. - ZeroBlaster

44 All Rights Reversed
45 The Devil Is In the Details
46 Song to the Siren
47 Burst Generator

I don't know why, but it's my favourite by a mile.

48 Dream On
49 Container Park
50 My Elastic Eye

This is not at the top because it's a good song on a tremendous album. It's too catchy actually, so catchy you love it at first and then get tired of it after a few spins, while songs like Star Guitar, The Test, Come With Us, It Began In Afrika and galaxy Bounce never get dated. The album Come With Us contains so many overwhelmingly awesome songs it's easy to understand why a very ok song like My Elastic Eye gets overlooked. But that's just my opinion.

I simply can't undesrstand why the hell this song wasn't on the list... This, alongside "Escape Velocity" and "Galvanize", is the Chemical Brothers' best song!

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Top Remixes (6)

1. Hold Tight London
2. Come Inside
3. Believe
PositronWildhawk
1. Out of Control
2. Come With Us
3. The Test
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1. Block Rockin' Beats
2. Galvanize
3. Hey Boy Hey Girl
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