Best Goo Goo Dolls Songs


The Top Ten

1 Iris

the best ever! and can anyone else in this world reach the top quality of the song?! I doubt it! the best part is "when every things' meant to be broken... I just want you to know who I am"!

Such a beautiful song, I have it on my blog! :) "I don't want the world to see me, 'cause I don't think that they'd understand, when everything's mean to be broken, I just want you to know who I am" Beautiful.

Brilliant! Without a doubt one of the best songs ever made, so much feeling crammed in!

My opinions don't normally tend to follow everyone else's but DAYMN do I love this song. It's been my favorite for over 15 years

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2 Name

A great composition where the 'feel' of the song matches the delivery of insightful lyrics - taking the listener to a reflective place where they can just think about anything and appreciate what is important to them

Amazing guitar riff and some of the best lyrics I have ever heard in a song! Truly an underrated masterpeice. "scars are souveneers you never loose, the past is never far... " - dragon13304

Even though Iris was what brought me to The Goo Goo Dolls, I think this song took over as my #1! - cmrnpref

This song is way better than Iris

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3 Slide

Every time I hear this song, I don't know how but I just feel good.I mean, how could you not like a song that starts with "could you whisper in my ear, the things you wanna feel...I'll give you anything".Goo Goo Dolls is one the best underrated bands of all time. A "slide" is one of their masterpieces.

Not as well known as Iris but its still a great song. Far more bright and upbeat with a fairly catchy chorus.

This is such a good song. It came out a couple months after I was born. The chorus is upbeat. The line I wanna wake up where you are is one of the best lines.

I wanna wake up where you are, I won't say anything at all... Makes me cry every time

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4 Black Balloon

The Most Amazing song I have have heard! I lay in the backyard and star at the stars while listening to this. Such a mezmerizing voice that just makes you happy. I'm glad they changed from their roots.

This song has been with me always and iris is definitely #uno but black balloons must be 2nd or I don't know. I really love this song

5 Here is Gone

this song is way better than slide in my opinion... simply great!
Great chorus and lyrics, not as good as Iris but it should be at number 2 at least.

This song liberates me every time I hear it. Some how I feel invisible, I feel free. This song is my inspiration for life. For this song I live to plan every adventure I set my self to do. For no one can ever hold me back. This song has to be the best.

Hands down my favourite song. Beautiful lyrics and it just feels right.

Big machine should be in the top 10

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6 Better Days

Almost all of us have lived through that horrible year. The year we look back at and wonder how we even survived. I know I wonder the same about 2011 almost everyday.
"And you asked me what I want this year,
And I try to make this kind and clear.
Just a chance that maybe we'll find better days,
'cause I don't need boxes wrapped in strings.
And designer love and empty things,
Just a chance that maybe we'll find better days. "
It makes you hopeful, because there's always going to be a tomorrow that's better than today. It may not be today's tomorrow, but there will be tomorrow. And it's a message for all of us. Beautiful song.

7 Long Way Down

Really good vocals for a rock song and altogether sounds very clean. It is by far my favorite song by them.

Classic goo goo dolls 90's alternative rock, much better than the new slow albums that are essentially alternative rock ballads.

Should be 2, right after Name

Why in the HELL is the no.25 what :o - OasisFeelsLove

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8 Naked

This should be number 1 - Sabbath

This one is so good

9 Sympathy

One of the best songs ever! Why soy low in the list, before I came to this site I think that sympathy would be 2#

It deserves to be much higher in the list. A really beautiful song!

One of their best songs, love it!

10 We are the Normal

Very underrated song by goo goo dolls! It has a amazing vocals lyrics and the violin added in just makes it better! "We are the normal, we live and we die with no reason why" - dragon13304

Such a classic goo goo dolls sound.

The Contenders

11 Broadway

Can't believe that broadway is not wven in the list... Broadway is a really cool song and I really love it... Brilliant lyrics and beautifully tunes... I love this song... Never gets old...

Love it though reminds me of my brother

12 Rebel Beat

Great song, awesome riff, Goo goo dolls at their best. The new album is releasing in may. Can't wait for it to release. Hoping for some more similar stuff from the album.

Keeps me motivated, makes me feel wild and free with my friends

New album, new song great loved it.

Highly underrated song...! :(

13 I'm Still Here

"I'M STIILL HERE" is Better Than "IRIS", this should be number 1... It is also used in the movie "Treasure Planet".. Really Awesome Song With Awesome Lyrics and Guitar Playing.. And I searched the top ten best song list of GOO GOO DOLLS just because of this song... I'm not saying put this on top.. But if you really like Goo goo Dolls Just Listen this song.. Iris disappointed me

My favorite song of all time! Extremely profound. Great lyrical progression. Best rhythm and best instrumentals ever. Simply an amazing song. Thank you "Treasure Planet" for introducing me to this epic song.

Thank you guys, really I listened I'm Still Here after seeing your comment, and yeah truly masterpiece song, I'm lovin it, and "IRIS" is also one of the best song of goo goo dolls but I'm still here is really great, goo goo dolls written such a meaningful lyrics with great music.. I'm listening it right now while commenting, ♫ it is now top of my playlist and I keeps on listening it. Ten time continuously

This is a great song, that in my opinion is the epitome of the talents of John Rzeznik in the areas of lyrical skill, musical rhythm, and instrumental composition

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14 All that You Are

Heard it in Transformers 3. Loving it since then. Amazing lyrics. Deserves to be higher on the list.

The feel of this song is amazing... Just can't get enough of it
Yeah, all the things that you are,
Beautifully broken, alive in my heart,
And know that you are everything,
Let your heart sing and tonight, we light up the stars,

Should be higher on the list, I personally think. Transformers 3 may have been a misstep, but it had a good soundtrack.
1. Iris
2. All That You Are
3. I'm Awake Now - BKAllmighty

15 Big Machine

What the hell? Big machine? Why so low in the list?! Its way better than all that you are! Deserves to be in top 4 at the least... Song of an L.A. woman...

Can't believe it's so down. Deserves to be in the Top Ten. Awesome song.

Share the thoughts of others. This should be in top 3

My personal favorite. To each their own I guess.

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16 Before It's Too Late

Before its too late. Its not a song you can't get out of your head But this sure is a song one should not miss! For me this is the second best after Iris! Don't miss this if you love Goo goo Dolls.

Oh my god...! This song is what I've searching for. The lyrics is so deep. Bring me back to the past..!

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17 Let Love In

People slate this song for some reason, I absolutely love it to be honest.

Amazing song! Deserves to be way higher on the list.

The best goo goo dolls song by far

18 Only One
19 So Alive

It's a shame how underrated this is. The singer's voice actually sounds so sincere. The production is great to with the backing drums and piano twinkle. But where this song really shines is the lyrics. This isn't some generic empowerment anthem. It's a story alternating it's view going from a tone of I once did this, to now you do the same. It's two completely different stories meant to actually empower you. Nowhere near Iris (but that's one of my all time favorite songs, but still really damn awesome) 5/5, best comeback of the year bar Nick Cave and Green Day - ProPanda

Hi, I love this song. I did this song at music camp and the day that we had to preform we spent so long practicing it because it was rhythmically off. I literally worried because I started to doubt that we could do good. It turns out all of the time put into made us do a good job. The goo goo dolls did an awesome job creating this song. I think that it has powerful lyrics. I would give it a 10:10. Awesome job. God bless you all.

20 Bulletproofangel

This song deserves much more. Very nice ballad

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1. Iris
2. Black Balloon
3. Name
1. Here is Gone
2. Iris
3. Better Days
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