Top Ten Best Serj Tankian Songs

The Top Ten

1 Empty Walls Empty Walls Cover Art

The best song he has ever sung. It is just amazing and has every aspect of music required to make the song an amazing hit and work of art. Easily the best song he made


Agreed with most people here. This is by far the best song by Serj. It's also the very first song I've ran into, But I've always listened to the singer's music for a really long time while in System Of A Down. Thumbs up for this song.

This song is simply the best song composed by Serj Tankian.

It brings so much sorrow.

His songs are really awesome.

2 Harakiri Harakiri Cover Art

The song and the music video for it are simply amazing. Reminding us how we are committing harakiri due to war and pollution.

Simply Amazing! A really good song from the new album. Serj overdid himself this time

The music video is just... A kick in the ribs, its amazing and depressing about how we in the end are committing harakiri ourselves by destroying the world and war is killing each other.

Best lyrics I have ever listened to!
Even better than empty walls

3 Sky is Over Sky is Over Cover Art

Serj did not leave System of a Down. They are working on a new album now that they hope will be the new System of a Down for this generation! Be happy because System of a Down is still going strong! 2012

Awesome song! Serj must be sad to leave SOAD

My favorite song by Serj Tankian! Should be number 1. Empty Walls is a great song, but a little overrated.

I think it's the best!

4 Money Money Cover Art

It was a tie between this song and Empty Walls, but I chose Money because it's more underrated. So, Money it is.

Such genuine lyrics about today's so-called leaders.
If you don't get it, watch the video. There's a reason why the video got banned.

Money is an amazing song! So good. In my honest opinion, this is one of my favorite songs by Serj Tankian of all time. Should be at least in the top 5. If you haven't heard this song yet, give it a listen!

Really cool song. Should be in the top 3 at least. One of his best songs ever! The music video for this song is one of the best music videos I've ever watched. Vote for this awesome song!

5 Gate 21 Gate 21 Cover Art

Gate 21 and its rock remix are both just incredible. Empty walls and sky is over are awesome too. I had heard empty walls on the radio but could never find the name of the song and years later I finally found it and discovered who serj was and that he had music and then I realized he was the singer of my favorite band! I'm obsessed with him and System of a Down and I even went to their concert in albuquerque! Some people don't understand the lyrics to System of a Down's music. I'm only a 16 year old girl but I tell people their music is open to interpretation which is the best part of System of a Down!

This is honestly the best piece of music he has ever created. I'm a huge System of a Down fan, I've listen to all there albums and all of Serj's solo albums in their entirety. In my opinon, this is in the top 5 of either, easily. Epic. If you haven't heard it GO LISTEN.

It's a freaking good song seriously, serj tankian is making a very good music. A good harmonic part in this song.

This song is so well written and executed. His live performance was perfect. This is by far his best solo song in my opinion.

6 Cornucopia

This song reminded me about System of a Down... Very remindable, I like System of a Down concert, so I don't want to pass this

This song is extremly catchy! And is a very good opening song for harakiri

This is my favorite song by him. I think it should be in the top 3. Please vote!

7 Lie Lie Lie Lie Lie Lie Cover Art

The eerie meaning behind the song and behind the music video created for this still gives me chills today. Empty Walls strongly resemble qualities Serj used in System, but this song is no doubt very odd, unconventional, and so damn amazing. "... Broke her little bones on the boulders below, and when she fell, I, smiled... " "Take my hand and let's end it all. " Powerful stuff

Honestly, it's my favorite song by him. It's just so catchy, Serj's singing is amazing as always, the instruments are really good, and the lady who does background vocals sounds good as well.

Possibly second best on album

Great song with very scary lyrics.. wow.. he really out-did himself with this song!

8 Deafening Silence Deafening Silence Cover Art

Very awesome song! Definitely one of my favorite songs by Serj Tankian. My favorite song on Harakiri.

This is my 3rd favorite Serj song, only behind Money and Sky Is Over.

9 The Unthinking Majority The Unthinking Majority Cover Art

Of all the songs he's written, this has the best, deepest lyrics, the best melodies, and above all, really reminds me of his old System of a Down songs. (also the video is bad-ass)

This sing is fantastic! I can't don't listen her! It's my favorite sing but I love everything of his sings!

Great song. Empty Walls is his best song, but this one is a close second.

Killer, I don't know why it's not higher on the list. Sweet track!

10 Left of Center Left of Center Cover Art

Imperfect Harmonies is bad, but some songs in it are good, like Borders Are and Gate 21, but Left Of Center is definitely THE BEST IN THE ALBUM.


Why isn't this on the top tens? This song is so amazing. I don't know how gate 21 got on the top tens but this is just an amazing song an should be higher

Love it. Won't call it best but still its awesome

The Contenders

11 Chop Suey! Chop Suey! Cover Art
12 Saving Us Saving Us Cover Art

Easily their best song. Give it a listen before voting. You'll see it automatically reach the top 5

It's amazing, both lyrics and music. Its deep and honest, and it fills you with thoughts about life, and humanity..

What the hell is this? 13th? Top 3 for sure, simply stunning.

By far one of the best songs

13 Blue Blue Cover Art
14 Straight Out the Gate Straight Out the Gate Cover Art
15 Beethoven's C*** Beethoven's C*** Cover Art

Great song. This is possibly my favorite song on Elect the Dead.

16 Butterfly Butterfly Cover Art

This song is awesome! From the new harakiri album!

17 Aerials Aerials Cover Art
18 Feed Us Feed Us Cover Art

For me it's the best song of serj especially in 2:14 + awesome solo

Very cool and powerful song. Classic Serj vocals

19 Borders Are... Borders Are... Cover Art

This song features on his new album Imperfect Harmonies so it is not well known, but it really deserves to listen to it because it has a great message

I'm surprised this isn't in the Top 10. It has such a great tune and deep meaning as well. Such a great song

20 B.Y.O.B. B.Y.O.B. Cover Art
21 Honking Antelope Honking Antelope Cover Art

great guitar and vocals, and even piano. lyrics are hard to decifer, but song is beautifull altogether.

its tough between honking antelope and empty walls but I think this song is number 1

22 Baby Baby Cover Art

Nice song because it's remind me about my ex girl friend

23 Elect the Dead Elect the Dead Cover Art

Very underrated track. It's definitely one of my favorite songs from the album.

This is truly an amazing song. Here's my ranking of Elect the Dead:

1) Sky Is Over
2) Empty Walls
3) Money
4) Lie Lie Lie
5) Elect The Dead
6) Baby
7) Saving Us
8) The Unthinking Majority
9) Beethoven's C***
10) Feed Us
11) Honking Antelope
12) Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition

24 The Charade The Charade Cover Art

In my opinion I prefer the studio version a bit more than the Elect the Dead symphony version, but they are both amazing!

25 Ching Chime Ching Chime Cover Art

This song ROCKS! It is a very unique song with a VERY catchy tune. And by the way, this song is calles Ching CHIME not Ching Chang.

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