Best Shinedown Songs


The Top Ten

1 Second Chance Second Chance

I loved this song because I beileve in second chances and I want a second chance in my life and I want it so bad I can taste it. So in all of my heart, this song is the best song of shinedown's career so far and I loved it so freaking much it make me cry. So thank you Shinedown for make me believing in second chances and god bless your souls Shinedown. God bless your souls.

This song is one of my all time favorites

Epic song from Shinedown. Very inspiring song and it is so beautiful which describe me completely! I hope Shinedown makes more wonderful songs which will inspire us all.

Kick ass

2 Diamond Eyes Diamond Eyes

Shinedown is my all time favorite band and Diamond Eyes is my all time favorite song. From Brent Smiths unbelievable vocals to some great guitar playing from Zach Myers and the phenomenal pace in the song, it is a song that is sure to blow your mind and is gonna get you pumped up.

Everything you want in a song

My favorite song from Shinedown. Great rhythm, lyrics, and meaning. It will really get your blood pumping!

THIS, is there fastest most intense song. really good. its the perfect song to work out to. I give it a 9 out of 10!

3 Sound of Madness Sound of Madness

The drum part and opening are both really amazing.

Amazing song! Nothing else to be said.

Ultra beast

This song is number 1 of shinedown

4 45

One of the most gut wrenching song I've ever heard... Don't take my word for it... Listen to it yourself...

Still my favorite from the first time I heard it, can't beat the way this hits!

First song by Shinedown I heard a few years ago, and still is my favorite. Also kinda decribes me a bit.

Its such a good song with raw emotion. Brent Smiths voice is just insane and makes you really feel the way the person who staring down the barrel felt

5 What a Shame

What a Shame is an amazing song, I absolutely love it

Not a popular song but I think it is Shinedown's best. Very emotional, true, great guitars, the best of the high and low from Brent. This should be #1 and all others tie for #2. Second Chance is a great song, but the only reason it's #1 on this list is because people who have only heard that song are voting on a topic meant for hardcore Shinedown fans. Sorry, but it's true.

How is this number 8? It's the best there is. You guys suck.

Of all the great Shinedown songs why was this not a single?

6 Call Me

A very good song and incriging

The best song, cannot beat it really. If I was to recommend any song of Shinedown, it would definitely be this one.

This is an amazing song that has true meaning behind everything! It helps me forget about everything and leave the world behind me... I hope they stay together for more years to come...

No other shinedown song hits me in quite the same way this one does. From gut wrenching lyrics to a beautiful showcase of vocal range. It hits home in every way. Easily their best song.

7 Unity

This song is ultimate! Awesome music great singing and a rocking guitar solo, everything a rock song needs. Needs to be in the top 10

Really helps me when I'm feeling down; very uplifting song. So amazing to see this song live, when the line "put your hands in the air if you hear me out there" comes up everybody in the entire venue puts their hands in the air. It is so amazing and I got goosebumps both times I saw them.

This song is amazing! It doesn't just have meaning and awesome musical content, it also is the song that made ne a shinedown fan! If you for some stupid reason haven't heard of it, listen to the sample!

Come on give this song a chance its at least top 5 just listen to the sample

8 The Crow & the Butterfly

This should be higher on the list. It is an absolutely gorgeous song, and my personal favorite.

Such a beautiful and moving song, makes me emotional every time I hear it. This isn't, in my opinion, the best song from Shinedown; I love Second Chance and other less well known songs of theirs like Beyond The Sun. But something about this song, a mix of the lyrics, beautiful lead vocals, and raw emotion put into this song make it my favorite. Should be much higher than #11!

Such an amazing song, great lyrics. Should be Number 2 with Boom lay as first, but its still a nice song.

Beautiful song! It's breathtaking:)) please give it a listen this deserves top ten AT LEAST!

9 Devour

This has got to be one of the most blood pumping songs by them. I'm in love with it. And its rather sad indeed that its barely number ten

The fastest and most intense song by them. The guitar, drums and bass are all awesome

Amazingly amazing... This song really sets the blood pumping!
If you like this, I recommend you listen to "Cyanide Sweet tooth Suicide" and "Sound of Madness"

Oh my gosh. I wish I could remember the lyrics because I can't help but sing every word even though I don't know a single one :P

10 If You Only Knew

I love this song x10 for the past 3 years this has been my favorite song. It has been epic in every way and I believe it should conquer this list.

If you only knew.. I'd sacrifice my beating heart before I lose you... Very great and emotional lyric!

Their first love song and has the most meaning and isn't even "that" soft deserves to be at least top 5

Great song, not too soft, but still has good hook


The Contenders

11 Enemies

This song for me has a great tune, also the Music video was just exemplary, such imagination and originality that the Shinedown band have put into this song, it should be No. 1 by far!

Awesome song off the newest album. It's pure rock and is very addictive. In my opinion, it's shinedown's best

This song is Shinedown at their BEST! This song is EXTREMELY exhilarating!

This song deserve to be in top 3

12 Bully

Excellent song

This is the type of song that someone should listen to if they have bullies whether at school in their neighborhood and this can get their confidence up to fight them to get the bully or bullies of their back but if not listen to a song like enemies or sound of madness

This song helps me, and a lot of others as well, to confront their past. This is music at it's best. The lyrics are brilliant, the video is amazing and the guitar riffs are solid. If you don't feel anything after listening to this song, you don't have a heart.

Excellent song in my opinion. A bit different compared to their other songs though. But to be honest I like this better than the top 3. Vote it up guys!

13 I Dare You

An absolute classic with loads of emotion packed into the song. I'm sure many people can relate to this song.

This Songs is one of their Masterpieces But it gets thrown under the Rug for Some unknown Reason!

The Chorus is this song is amazing With Headphones on Try it I DARE YOU!

Brent Smith's Voice is Amazing and this song Proves that.! - Curti2594

I heard the chorus of this song playing--not too loudly--at The Habit restaurant during lunch the other day. I didn't know who the band was (forgive me) so I asked Google on my smartphone, "What song is this? " Google tacitly responded with the animated letters: Listening... In a few seconds, I Dare You, from Shinedown, with the album cover, appeared on the screen. I became an instant fan. Great sound and production, great hooks--and the vocals had me sold with a single chorus.

I have been a fan of Shinedown for ever now, the have been there for me when no one else has been there they have, this song is just a masterpiece and like is just absolutely beautiful.

14 Simple Man

The best song easily. Could sing this all day

It's is honestly, to me, one of the best covers of an already well established track in rock I've ever heard. Very easy going, but also sports one of Brent Smith's absolute best vocal performances.

A must listen to for anybody who enjoys great music.

Such a great cover Skynard's original was an amazing song and this just elevated it to another level

The most amazing lyrics I've ever heard with with a guitar play that still gives me goosebumps when I hear the song

15 Cut the Cord

I'm honestly surprised this song is so far down on the list, I thought for sure it would be in the top 5. This song was like 35 for best alternative rock songs ever, so it's funny to see its even lower on a Shinedown only list.

Really? 24, This should be higher...if you haven't heard it, just go listen to it.

Awesome song its newer so not as known as some older hits

In my opinion this song is going to soar up the charts and be just about with Second Chance maybe higher

16 Save Me


Their best song in my opinion give a listen to it.

This song is just awesome, I can't believe no one commented on it yet. Its so expressive and I can really relate to the lyrics. Not only that, but its one of those songs that will always get stuck in your head.

I can't believe that this song isn't higher. It is amazing beyond words! Lyrics, sound, everything. It's great.

17 Fly from the Inside

This is insane this is so low. Amazing intro, electrifying chorus and a head banging bridge. My number one anyway.

Not even close. This is their best song!

This should be the best song. It has the best mix of vocals, guitars and drums. And really, second chance is at the top, that song is overrated and overplayed. Everyone who voted for the top 10 are casual fans of music

First song of their first album. I was transfixed the moment I heard it. The killer opening, Brent's screams, the main riff (which is really fun to play on guitar), the moody verses, the soaring choruses, the heart-stopping bridge, the abrupt ending; simply sensational.

18 I'll Follow You

Not just Shinedown's best song, but one of the best songs period!

Shinedown's best song. A gut punch right to the feelings. Great melody & lyrics, and the breakdown in the bridge of the song gives me chills every time.

I really like song, because it talks about how we as human beings need each other to hold on, and have someone to count on.

One of the best songs that I've ever heard! Should be in the top ten!

19 For My Sake

Dude This song rocks. The chorus just flows perfectly with the guitar, it is just amazing no doubt about it. This quality of song isn't very much like their others. It feels like the other songs are just fillers for hits like this.

As much as I love all of Shinedown's other songs, this tops all of them by a landslide. This song is perfect... We can all relate to it in some point in our lives. This song deserves number 1!

Lots of great songs by Shinedown, but this one worked the replay button more than all of the rest. - travisaustin

Stop slowing me down, stop holding me up, quit making a scene, enough's enough. Let's be honest, your promise, was never meant to last!
So I'm talking you on, I'm calling you out, there's nothing left for us here now. Let's be honest, I promise, I'm never looking back for my sake!
Amazing lyrics.

20 Amaryllis

This song stands the test of time as my favorite song because it applies to many different aspects of my life. And it's about opening up to both other people and myself. I'm debating getting this song's lyrics tattooed. That's how much I love it.

Says so much that is hard to explain

I can't for the life of me understand why this isn't in the top 3. Brent proves once more how awesome his voice is, accompanied with a really catchy chorus. you can't not love this song. the first I heard it, I was blown away! PLEASEEE, LISTEN TO THISSS AMAZINGGG SONGG ANDDD VOTEEE FOR ITT!

21 My Name (Wearing Me Out)

30th? Really? This is what got me to listen to the other songs, and I don't think they are as good.

How is this amazing song not even in the list? Just listen to it once! The power in the song is just so... TOO MUCH FOR ME TO COMPREHEND.

This song is amazing. It really has a lot of feeling behind it. Really makes you think. This has to be on the list

Should definitely be in the top 3 or 5, with Bully. How can this song be so low in the ranking?

22 Her Name is Alice

So mysterious and empowering. Not a typical shinedown song, my favorite of All time!

Her name is Alice!

Great Rock songs ever!

Should be way higher! Great song

Masterpiece, epic, amazing!
Her name is Alice!

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23 Devil

Pure hard rock! Not a very lengthy song but it goes HARD!


24 Through the Ghost

AMAZING SONG, amazing lyrics, great tunes and as usual an amazing voice. this should really appear in the top 10.

This is a relatively new song. But seriously it deserves a top 3 status.Just listen to this song once and decide for yourself.

It deserves top three status. Just awesome song. It's relatively new song but soon it will get it's status.

One of the best shinedown songs should of been in the top three

25 How Did You Love

This song should be higher on the list. I know it's one of the newer ones but it just pulls on your heart strings and makes you want to sing along with it!

I think this was the first Shinedown song I ever heard, but I'm not sure. It's incredible; it's very meaningful. I'm quite surprised it isn't higher up. I just love Shinedown. - LeiaSkywalker

I enjoy listening to this song with my wife and friends. All music types will enjoy this song

Brilliant song, One listen and you're hooked.

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26 Breaking Inside

What the hell! This song is so damn awesome! You guys should listen to this epic song this song totally describes my life. Just listen to this song this song has the most unique lyrics I just so love the lyrics! Listen to this once and you'll love it! :D I'm breaking inside cause this song isn't on top 10 I'm really breaking inside

Underrated song. My favorite, but when it comes to shinedown take a swing at any song, you can't miss.

This song deserves to be in the top 5. You will love this song, especially if you had a rough past. The lyrics will make you shed a tear. Top 5

This song is so far beyond epic! It should be Top 5 or better! Better! Maybe the lyrics are just a little to honest in hitting close to home for some. I really dig this track!

27 Nowhere Kids

Cool sound has hardcore guitar in it.

Lyrics are so awesome!

28 State of My Head


Awesome song, enough said

Awesome song! Makes you feel better after you listen to it cause it gets your anger out. "The only way I'm leaving is dead that's the state of my state of my state of my head! "

Amazing dong, firmly believe that the only reason it isn't higher is the fact that it is newer.

29 Monsters
30 I Own You

I love to sing it

What Anyone ever heard This song? it's really grt...

31 Burning Bright

How is this not in the top ten definitely one of my favorites from the shinedown rocks

What This song can't possibly be this low. Top 5 song from shinedown.

This song should be top ten

32 Don't Question My Heart

Shinedown didn't make this song Saliva Made the Song. - s646451

33 Outcast
34 Cyanide Sweet Tooth Suicide

I cannot believe this song is not in the top ten. How is this possible

This song should be at least ten... What are you guys doing

35 Sin with a Grin

The PERFECT anger song. I'm a generally angry person, so I adore this song more than most.

It makes me grin...

One of the best chorus’s ever created

36 Asking for It

I don't see how this song isn't higher up on the list. It's my favorite song by them.

How is this not further up! It's just so good

37 Beyond the Sun

One of the most amazing songs I have ever heard.

Dude what the crap?! This is like, almost as good as Stairway To Heaven, its at least a top 10er, if not in the best 3! I view it as one of their very best, and it isn't even wrote by them!

38 I'm Not Alright

Pure orchestrated chaos. - Pagepage21

What could make Shinedown better? Strings and violins and a sense of humor on "I'm Not Alright" improve an already amazing band.

Most underrated song by this band. It's energetic, it's fun, it's the best.

This song is awesome, should be way higher

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39 Cry for Help

Such a good song, it's so powerful you feel like screaming the chorus at the top of your lungs

40 Oblivion

So hard vote for one song, but "Oblivion" is really amazing

This song is great!

41 Misfits

This songs explains exactly how I feel, thank you so much shinedown.

42 Shed Some Light
43 Heroes

Oh my gosh! How is this not in the top 10!? This song is amazing, and my favorite. Us and Them is so underrated...

This song is awesome the intro the main riff the bass the guitar solo it's the best song on us and them after save me

Best song off their second album.

OST: Watchmen
This is the first song that I heard of Shinedown. Amazing!

"You can put a man on trial, but you can't make the guilty pay
And you can cage an animal, but you can't take away the rage. "

44 Adrenaline

Blood pumping song. I like it
People should listen it

45 Thick As Thieves

Always a hard hitter, has a different feel than the rest of the album

This song always hits me, hits in right in the feelings..

46 Miracle

Come on it was the eighth it's an amazing

It's an Amazing song guys

Really catchy song, great lyrics and a kick-ass chorus you will be singing for weeks!

This song just.. Has a good feel

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47 I'm Alive

Best song in The Avengers original soundtrack. It's really good. Just can't stop listening to it.

It's their new track from The Avengers film. Really kickass!

48 Dangerous

This in my opinion is the best song off of threat to survival.

49 Son of Sam

Not many people have heard this one probably because this is a bonus track but man this song should have a higher placing listen to this amazing song! - Curti2594

50 Black Cadillac

It doesn't necessarily fall within their genre, but this song is outstanding. Beautiful vocal performance, superb instrumentation, and a powerful yet simple message. Easily their overall best song, which is rather refreshing when you consider that it's on one of their worst albums.

This song is very catchy, I don't know the meaning but I like it because each verse has a line about a monkey In it and I think it's hilarious

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