Best Closing Lyrics In Songs

Every good movie, game, show needs a good ending! And it's nothing different with songs. That's why I count down the 10 greatest closing lines in songs!

The Top Ten

1 "You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave" Hotel California - The Eagles

Of course. Probably no other contender for the #1 spot.

2 "And I'm going down all the way I'm on the Highway to Hell" Highway To Hell - AC/DC
3 "Yesterday seems as though it never existed. Death greets me warm, now I will just say goodbye. Goodbye..." - Metallica, Fade to Black
4 "There is no dark side of the moon really. Matter of fact it's all dark." Eclipse - Pink Floyd
5 "Can't stop the spirits, when they need you. This life is more than just a read - through." Can't Stop - Red Hot Chili Peppers
6 "A denial, a denial, a denial, a denial, a denial, a denial, a denial, a denial, a denial, a denial, a denial" Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
7 "I turned around, saw a light shining through. The door was wide open" The Glass Prison - Dream Theater
8 "Any way the wind blows" Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
9 "With shortness of breath, I'll explain the infinite. How rare and beautiful it truly is that we exist." Saturn - Sleeping at Last
10 "We may fall in love any time we open up our eyes." Sun - Sleeping at Last

The Contenders

11 "It was the only woman you ever loved, that got burnt by the sun too often when she was young. And the cancer spread into her body and her blood. And there's nothing you can do about it now." - Blood - The Middle East
12 "Darkness exists to make light truly count." - Uneven Odds - Sleeping at Last
13 "I had some regrets, but if I had to do it all again, well, it's something I'd like to do." - Eels, Things the Grandchildren Should Know
14 "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss" Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
15 "If I could start again, a million miles away, I would keep myself, I would find a way." Hurt - Nine Inch Nails
16 "Landmine has taken my sight, taken my speech, taken my hearing, taken my arms, taken my legs, taken my soul, left me with life in hell." One - Metallica
17 "I know you'll be a star in somebody else's sky. But why, why, why can't it be. Why can't it be mine?" Black - Pearl Jam
18 "And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love, you make" The End - The Beatles

Greatest line in music history. Last song, last take, last time they were ever in the recording studio together. They walked out the door, knowing they were the best band that ever was, and the best that ever would be.

19 "Feels like lightning running through my veins. Every time I look at you. (x4) Please Forgive Me - David Gray
20 "Of course, I'll be alright. I just had a bad night." - Nada Surf, Inside of Love
21 "These songs of hobbits, dwarves, and men, and elves, come close your eyes, you can see them, too" The Bard's Song - Blind Guardian
22 "Why be a king, when you can be a god?" Rap God - Eminem
23 "Compton, U.S.A. made me an angel on angel dust." - m.A.A.d. City - Kendrick Lamar

This line perfectly summarizes m.A.A.d city's narrative about the corrupting effect growing up in Compton had on Kendrick. Although Kendrick is a "good kid" (an angel, so to speak), life in "m.A.A.d city" has pressured him to engage in morally dubious activities. Furthermore, these closing lyrics reveal the meaning of the acronym m.A.A.d (me an angel on angel dust).

24 "Damn you, I've never stayed up as late as this." - The Magnetic Fields, Come Back From San Francisco
25 "I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now" My Back Pages - Bob Dylan
26 "All the lonely people, where do they all belong?" Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
27 "A time for love, a time for hate, a time for peace, I swear its not too late" - Turn! Turn! Turn! - The Byrds
28 "In my life, I love you more" In My Life - The Beatles
29 "Like a bridge over troubled water, I will lay me down" Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
30 "With a friend at hand, you will see the light, if your friends are there, then everything's all right" Friends - Elton John
31 "And the signs said the words of the prophets are written on the subway walls, tenement halls, and whispered in the sounds of silence" Sounds of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
32 Where do you go when you come to the end of your dream?" Netherlands - Dan Fogelberg
33 "We've been friends now for so many years, we've been together through the good times, and the tears" Friends- The Beach Boys
34 "I am the lizard king, I can do anything" Celebration of the Lizard- The Doors
35 "Is There Life On Mars?" Life On Mars? - David Bowie
36 "And You Tell Me, Over, and Over, and Over Again, My Friend, That You Don't Believe, We're On the Eve of Destruction" - Eve of Destruction - Barry McGuire
37 "Sorry I'm not your cup of tea, but I don't mind, Ah, maybe I do mind." Cup of Tea - Newsboys
38 "Ain't it funny how young lovers start as friends" Seasons - Elton John
39 "Back to Where It All Began" Nightfall - Blind Guardian
40 "Just playin', ladies, you know I love you" Kill You - Eminem
41 "I'll Never Turn Back Time, Forgetting You But Not the Time." - Green Day
42 "You want me you haunt me you torture me back at your lair." - Phantom of the Opera - Iron Maiden
43 "It's a Game of Give and Take" - You Can't Hurry Love - Supremes
44 "If, I, Would, Could, You!" - Would - Alice in Chains
45 "I'm a creep. I'm a weirdo. What the hell am I doing here? I don’t belong here. I don't belong here." – Radiohead, Creep
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1. "With shortness of breath, I'll explain the infinite. How rare and beautiful it truly is that we exist." Saturn - Sleeping at Last
2. "We may fall in love any time we open up our eyes." Sun - Sleeping at Last
3. "It was the only woman you ever loved, that got burnt by the sun too often when she was young. And the cancer spread into her body and her blood. And there's nothing you can do about it now." - Blood - The Middle East
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1. "And I'm going down all the way I'm on the Highway to Hell" Highway To Hell - AC/DC
2. "Any way the wind blows" Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
3. "You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave" Hotel California - The Eagles
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