Best Lyricists in Rock
The Contenders: Page 3
41 Thom Yorke
Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.
Awesome lyrics on every single Radiohead album. He can't be this low. His solo work is good too. But all those lyrics on Radiohead albums are pure rock Jewels. Man is just one of the best things that ever happened to rock.
From Pablo honey to king of limbs just brilliant.
42 Elliott Smith
43 Cedric Bixler-Zavala
44 Richey Edwards
45 Steve Harris
Stephen Percy "Steve" Harris is an English musician and songwriter, known as the bassist, occasional keyboardist, backing vocalist, primary songwriter and founder of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.
46 Gene Hoglan
Eugene "Gene" Victor Hoglan II is an American drummer. He is acclaimed for his creativity in drum arrangements, including use of odd devices for percussion effects and his trademark lengthy double-kick drum rhythms.
47 Chris Martin
48 Jordan Dreyer
Nobody can be as personally moving and touching as Jordan is
49 Gary Lightbody
MOST SIMPLE AND MOST EFFECTIVE LYRICS WRITER..
50 Jesse Lacey
51 Pete Loeffler
He's a amazing vocalist and has great emotion in his lyrics
52 Marilyn Manson
Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.
53 Benjamin Burnley
Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV is an American musician, composer, and producer, best known as the founder and frontman of the American rock band Breaking Benjamin.
54 John Lydon (Johnny Rotten)
John Joseph Lydon, also known by his former stage name Johnny Rotten, is an English singer, songwriter, and musician.
Cachy, punk, simple, funny lyrics. Fit perfectly with his lousy, screaming singing style.Hilarious
55 Richard Patrick
56 Geezer Butler
Terence Michael Joseph "Geezer" Butler is an English musician and songwriter. Butler is best known as the bassist and primary lyricist of heavy metal band Black Sabbath.
If you listen to Black Sabbath, you will understand how majestic Geezer is in playing fabulous bass lines and writing the most epic lyrics.
57 Cat Stevens
Yusuf Islam, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist.
58 Neil Diamond
Neil Leslie Diamond is an American singer-songwriter and musician with a career that began in the 1960s.
59 Carole King
60 David Bowie
David Robert Jones was born in London on January 8, 1947, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.