Best Sara Bareilles Songs

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The Top Ten

1 Gravity

Hands down to Sara Bareilles and her AMAZING song writing skill and AWESOME singing talent! Gravity is one of my favorite songs. I can listen to this song everyday and never get tired of it.

This song is my go to whenever I am going to sing somewhere. I don't have to worry or prepare because I know its such a beautiful song it will get a good response. I won a talent competition with it as well. I can never stop singing it all the time and it has been years since I started.

I first heard this song on The Vampire Diaries then I downloaded it and fell in love with it! It is such a beautiful song and I love the high note "down" in the bridge of the song. It is my favourite song and I never get tired of it.

Such a great song... When it first came out in vp diaries I thought it matched the scene so well-when they first kissed! Love this song so much! Everyone should know this song! The climax is the best part!

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2 Brave

I love this song so much! It's probably my favorite song! She has encouraged me to stand up for what I believe in at my school where it is so hard because whenever you do stand up for what you believe in, the teachers think you're talking back. Sara has an amazing voice and is one of my favorite female artists! You rock, Sara!

I fell in love with this song the moment I first heard it.

One of the best songs! The music video is cute

First heard this on a Windows Phone advert and it instantly got my liking, actually thought it was Katy Perry when I first heard it only to find out it was by Sara Bareilles, although this song and 'Love Song' are the only 2 songs I've heard from her, this one gets my vote, pop at it's finest. Love Song is also great by the way

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3 Love Song

Let's just be real. All of Sara's songs are amazing. There should be no fighting here :/ so I am taking the approach of saying what I like about each song.

Love Song is a bonafide 2000's classic and one of Sara's best. While definitely the most well-known, it holds such a special place in my heart as it was the first real song I learned on piano and the chorus never fails to make me happy. It has kept me going in life through some of the hardest times. I will sing this as loud as I want in whatever supermarket is playing it. I don't care because I love it too much - Grandiloquence

This Is my all time favorite song, not saying the others are bad though.

This is definitely my fave song by Sara Bareilles- it should definitely be first

I think this one should be #1 I love this song it shows that men can't control women

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4 King of Anything

Before I go into a debate round, I listen to this song and remind myself that no one can tell me who to be. This song gives me confidence I lack when I feel like people are judging me. The upbeat tune is an extra feel-good plus.

This song is defintely the best! its like sunshine so fullfilling and makes you feel light like walking on air.

I think it is a wonderful song full of feeling and a lousy relationship which is good to listen to especially for young teens who have had breakups

An awesome uplifting song that encourages people to speak their mind. Most importantly, the song calls for not being excessively selfless but at times being selfish. Don't sacrifice your happiness for others' happiness.

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5 Breathe Again

This song is my favorite.! I heard it in vampire diaries in 2nd season (Katherine remembering the day she left)! It should be no. 1!

Heard it on the vampire diaries... It was beautiful... Heard it again on in plain sight... It was beautiful as usual... This song is so magical, mystical...

Beautiful song I love the lyrics: "Car is parked, bags are packed, but what kind of heart doesn't look back? " Gives me chills every time. And the chords are so beautiful...

Sara Bareilles is my favourite artist, and I think this is her best song. It's just wonderful.

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6 Uncharted

Not only a wonderful song to play on piano, but this song rolls along with such brightness and attention to detail that it cannot go unnoticed. Her melisma and vocal prowess shines vibrantly here. - Grandiloquence

The lyrics are so purposeful. Never does Sara write lyrics just to make them rhyme! This song is so professional and needs more love!

Bro this song truly DESERVES to be in top 2 rank! So amazing, that amazing that I can't spend one day without listening to it. Way better than her any other songs. Hands down! The greatest song is here.

"Compare where you are to where you want to be and you'll get nowhere." Sara has such meaningful lyrics.

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7 City

LOVE THIS SONG!

Takes you to another world...

8 Gonna Get Over You

Excluding anything from Little Voice, Gonna Get Over You remains high and far away Sara's best song to date.
The bouncy piano line, the lowly-layered snaps, the groovy guitar and bass lines, and obviously Sara Bareille's excellent singing, make this an extremely fun piece of hers, and so do the lyrics. Approaching a break-up in a very inquisitive and loose way, Sara once again nails the singer-songwriter vibe, taking a very observational approach of herself without getting in the slightest bit pretentious, and trying to keep an optimistic head to things. Hell, you wouldn't even notice that she's sad in the first place, that's how good of a job she does at playing this role in the song. And of course, as with any Sara Bareilles song, the melodies and chord progressions are ON POINT! Get this song higher guys.

This is an amazing song. It gives hope to people who are going through a rough break up!

Awesome song with an upbeat tempo

9 Chasing the Sun

Just gorgeous in every way, from the metaphor about being "stuck between the dead and the living" and a soaring chorus that perfectly displays Sara's vocal prowess. Sara is criminally underrated as it is, but this song is even more! - Grandiloquence

Some of the most beautiful lyrics and analogies!

What an amazing storyline! Introspective.

Such a great song!

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10 Winter Song

The harmonies in this song are gorgeous!

A beautiful ballad with Ingrid Michaelson. I just love the lyrics and the feel of this song.

"They say that things just cannot grow
Beneath the winter snow,
Or so I have been told.

They say we're buried far,
Just like a distant star
I simply cannot hold."

The Contenders

11 Bottle It Up

Its beautiful and caught my heart the first time I heard it! Love this songs so much

I listen to this song over and over again... This is most beautiful song I've ever heard.. Maybe because I relate to this song

Best song ever, so catchy and cool!

12 Many the Miles

This is the very best song of sara for me. So... Catchy and sexy

13 Manhattan

You know it's a good song when you haven't experience the subject of the song yet you feel the emotion it tries to convey. Everything about this song is emotional. The writing, the vocals, the simplicity of the piano.

A beautiful, brooding song by Sara. She is just amazing. It gives you the chills and the way her voice shakes at the end of the lines is just beautiful. An amazing song by a great artist. She deserves that Grammy Nomination

How is this not top 10? This song is so beautiful-the lyrics are simple but gorgeous and mean so much. It's also such an amazing song to harmonize to while you fall asleep

My absolute favorite. Gives me chills every time

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14 Once Upon Another Time

The eponymous track from her latest EP, it distills the poetic beauty of Sara's music to create something truly inspiring and touching.

Gives me shivers every time I listen to it, suck a beautiful song with perfect harmonies!

Such a simple yet hauntingly beautiful melody. The lyrics are just as poignant, showing that Ms. Bareilles truly has a way of capturing pure and raw emotion in song like none other.

15 She Used to Be Mine

Simply amazing!

Her best song

Simply the most beautiful song.

A great song. If her new album will be as awesome as this it might be her best!

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16 I Choose You

Ssra Bariellas has such amazing vocals that blow me away & not only that the lyrics are so heart felt in the way she sings them with so much emotional depth. Excellent job Sara. Another thing I love about her that I've noticed following her career she has the most genuine smile when she performs. I will follow your career straight to the top.

Such a cute, fun song with a catchy tune

This song is such a wonderful blend of upbeat and thoughtful and it's just beautiful

Can't stop listening to this song! Makes me remember my girlfriend every time!

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17 One Sweet Love

I think this is Sarah's best love song it is so powerful so evocative. It's like she has no choice love impels her to be devoted to her love

this is song is superb... very catchy... best after love song - Shynash21

Definitely inlove with this song

18 Fairytale

A heartfelt, preppy song that is truly about the struggles of Depression. It is an incredibly powerful song, and the lyrics are witty and hilarious like: "Snow White is doing dishes again because what else can you do with several itty bitty men" - Grandiloquence

Amazing! Don't know why it's not here yet.

19 Hold My Heart

I love to listen to this song. I can really feel the sadness and desperation that Sara expresses, but it inspires hope as well. I think it's something everyone can relate to at some point in their lives.

20 Sweet as Whole

Think this is another one of her sentimental ballad type songs? Give it a listen. You'll be in for a fun surprise! Only someone as charming as Sara could pull this off, but she does.

21 The River
22 1000 Times

This song is amazing, and captures the feeling of unrequited love perfectly.

I really don't get why this song is so underrated! Every time I find it in an awful spot among the lists! It's my favorite Sara song. - mood333

Really heart felt song.

Should be in top 10

23 Hercules

Interesting harmonies and layers, and also a very simple but cool piano part

Very nice beat and chorus.

24 Satellite Call

Pretty Little Liars brought me here! Her Voice is everything‚ô•

Quite different for Sarah - shows her diversity. Definitely a favourite

25 Between the Lines

The lyrics to this song are just so genius. So awesome. Awesome rhythm. Amazing vocals. Love it

Really! This one should be the first

Such an incredible, and often overlooked, song

26 Little Black Dress

THE MOST UNDERRATED SONG from the Blessed Unrest. Light, peppy, and just makes you want to dance! - Grandiloquence

27 Vegas

It's a very chill song and it has that jazzy and '80s feel

Under-rated yet the best song from Sara Bareilles~!

28 Bluebird

Have no idea why this isn't number one! This song is so beautiful and relatable... There's so much raw emotion, it's gorgeous.

I am so surprised at how low this is! When I first heard this song I thought: What an absolute masterpiece. One of the best songs I have heard from her.

My favourite song right now from the one and only Sara. It's just so beautiful how she sings and the emotions pouring into it just makes shivers go down my spine. Often sing this to myself and try to imitate all her emotions! C:

29 Love on the Rocks

How have even the biggest Sara fans not listened to this song? It is genius and groovy - Grandiloquence

I don't understand how this isn't even included in the choices.. Or haven't you guys listened to it yet? Best song of sara ever.

30 Send Me the Moon
31 Lie to Me

This is such a cool sounding song. It keeps a good balance between the catchy pop Sara puts out on the radio and the poems made song that only her truest fans appreciate.

32 Bright Lights and Cityscapes

This song is so beautifully performed. The piano compliments the emotion-packed lyrics so greatly as well as matching Sara's haunting voice. Truly a song for the ages.

One of the biggest problems I've noticed with sad love songs (Someone Like You especially) is when the artist comes across as a stalker. Sara Bareilles wins 100%, being sad without being clingy.

While not one of her more well-known songs, this one is amazing. Sad and slow, she sings about loss without seeming creepy.

I LOVE this song. It's beautiful, heartfelt, and I can relate to it so well. Not my favorite song by her, but probably the best.

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33 Machine Gun

I love it! Its so great and I love what she says in the song... I love how sweet it sounds even though what shes really saying underneath is forget you (saying this the nice way) . :D

One of my favorites!

love it

34 Beautiful Girl

I love this song. It's uplifting and a beautiful pep talk to girls assaulted by peer pressure and our body-image-obsessed world.

35 Come Round Soon
36 Basket Case
37 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

The simple dissonant first verse is haunting, and then kicks into the more traditional song. Sara's voice is just beautiful

It's a 10 compared to others doing it!

38 Only Shadows

I love it its so pretty wish it was on her new album... I love what shes saying in it and the piano part is just incredible..

39 December
40 Stay
41 Morningside

Why is this not here yet? This song is fantastic. So jazz, much song. 10/10

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1. Uncharted
2. Bottle It Up
3. Once Upon Another Time
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1. Gravity
2. Many the Miles
3. Gonna Get Over You
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1. Love Song
2. Breathe Again
3. City
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