Best EDM Songs
The Top Ten
21% of the voters on this list must have been 13 year old girls who don't even know what edm stands for. There's no other way that get lucky could be number one on this list, let alone the top 10. Heck, it's not even their best song! Harder better faster stronger, one more time, technologic and around the world could easily top it, just to name a few. Anyways enough about that. Strobe may be 10 and a half minutes, but it will be some of the 10 and a half happiest minutes of your life. From the beautiful intro to the changing melody to the huge drop to the mysterious sounds, this track is an edm masterpiece to say the very least!
I know this is insanely long, but I needed to describe everything.
This song is ten minutes of pure awesomeness. It begins with a slow, quiet, simple beat and a bit later some piano is added in. At around minute four, things begin to heat up and it quickly becomes deadmau5 at his best. In fact, not just deadmau5--ANY artist. This song comes not for money or fame, not as a filler track to make an album longer. It comes from the heart.
This song is what helps define true EDM. There's no real "drop," it's just progressive. It goes to show you don't need loud, annoying, ridiculous sounds to make a perfect EDM track. I'm truly happy this song is at #1 (at least as of now), because that's where it deserves to be. And I really hope this song will stay at it's top position for years to come, because it is truly the best.
The edits on the Strobe EP are garbage. You have to buy the whole EP (or the album it was featured on, "For Lack of a Better Name") ...more
Buddy, deadmau5 isn't the best out there. Granted this is a great song, but "fire starter" from The Prodigy's "fat of the land" album is pretty close to the definition of true electronic dance music. If you don't agree with me, look at their total revenue compared to modern edm acts. - 8chAnonymous
Even if you can't get it on iTunes without buying the whole album, it's worth it. This song is the definition of PROGRESSIVE house. The edit's SUCK. You have to hear the entire song for it to be touching and meaningful. From the sad beginning to the kick to the "drop" which takes 7 great minutes, the slow but steady quieting to what sounds like the most refreshing drop of water in the world, this song is what it is.
This and Ghosts n Stuff are Deadmau5's best songs. Sure this is no Suburban Train, but I love this song with all my heart and I only listen to the full 10-minute version. This song also has the best drop in all of music. All the progressiveness in the song really came together at that part. Keep making music and actually make EDM great again Deadmau5 (and the legend himself, Tiësto). - PhoenixAura81V 47 Comments
This song is superb.. The best thing about is that you can hear triple music in a particular time in this song which is awesome... Avicii us the best
I'm not a fan of EDM, like at all. I usually stick with rock music and classic hip hop. But this song just makes me feel so happy! It's like an adrenaline shot that makes you just want to dance with joy. When I'm doing work, I can just put on this song and I can forget a lot of my troubles for a while. If your progressive house song can get a hard rock enthusiast to dance, that's a major accomplishment. - phillysports
Well,well,well. I don't think that I need to say anything about this song being on the second place. Instead this deserves to be on the top on every list. You don't get a party song like this, which you can hear about 50 times and still wish to hear more. The music and the superb timing of every acute frequency in the music is what makes it sugar for the mind.
Not just the best edm song ever but one of the best songs of all time. Miles better than strobeV 19 Comments
I admit that the drop is super catchy, but the melody is very repetitive. There are many more creative songs out there; Animals is definitely not the best EDM song (considering EDM as an umbrella genre for other electronic genres).
If you haven't listened to this song, I recommend it. This EDM song is special because it was the most thought out and best composed. Listen to the song over and over again and you'll notice that every little sound has a complete purpose. Most EDM songs are thrown together as long as they are catchy, but Martin Garrix is a true artist and composes his songs with an open mind.
This is the first EDM song I ever listened and definitely my favorite! It's just awesome no matter how many times I've listened to it.
Listen to David Guetta and Showtec Bad it be the best edm song you ever listened to check out more go to https://soundcloud.com/78iou8 - Musicloverk9V 33 Comments
Don't be fooled by how reacent the song is, it brings so much promise that it'll make you have feelings that you haven't felt since Strobe. This song really tests you because the build up is so long, but the rest is worth more than a thousand words. This truly is the next Strobe, and a masterpiece that takes you back to the past where electronic was real and not fake like it is now.
This song is just awesome trust me, in my opinion (just in mine) this is even better than strobe, those 9 and half minutes can heal your depression your stress, awesome Pryda you are the best
It's been a few years and this song gets me every time. The incredible build up all the way to the progressive drop is really something amazing. This is definitely a song that I will not skip in my playlist.
Thank you Eric Prydz.
Not even out yet. Just goes to show how special Porter Robinson's music can be and how emotive it is
Porter Robinson, the best in emotional EDM
When porter says "she heals everything"... it sends shivers down my spine...
Not only is it beautifully composed, and extremely unique, and incredibly well-mixed, but it's catchy as hell. So overplayed though.
It's just awesome and Alan walker has done something out of the world by creating this song
Faded is one of the best..5 months and already 300 million views on YouTube... Its awesome
EmotionsV 35 Comments
Nice song but Strobe is always the best, can't be beaten. - Iluvnovemberrain
How is this not No. 1? It at least has creativity in the song.
Ahhh memories. - JamesLustre
so goodV 1 Comment
The perfect blend of music and vocals, absolutely amazing!
Good bass love the beat I give it a 9
Just listen to the sample.
The God of smooth progressive EDM Deadmau5V 4 Comments
This and Strobe are Deadmau5's BEST SONGS! This is the one song I could dance to ALL DAY! - PhoenixAura81
This, the funk (by daft punk), kill the noise (by kill the noise), I rememeber (by deadmou5) and cinema (skrillex version), nuclear (zomboy), and all I ask of you (skrillex) are my fave edm songs - HYDRAflash
This song is like heaven to me. The magical piano with Emma Hewitt's voice makes you want to replay it over and over and over again without you getting tired of it. A true perfect masterpiece by the Trance King Armin himself.
Need a more deserving place.
Top of the roof, but Intense's still better.
Love this song!...absolute perfection of beats combined with awesome voice of sia sends a chill down your spines!...I PROMISE
Easily the best EDM song ever, the opening tune is so melodious and the drop is just outstanding, a masterpiece from Guetta and Sia
It seems like many people hate David Guetta and I don't know much about him but I like this song.-TheCoolGuy1V 6 Comments
Jay Eskar is the artist who broke me out of the box that surrounds mainstream EDM and placed me in the lesser known artists' fanbase. I can't thank this exact song enough (especially because Future House is my favorite genre! ) - syntaxEDM
The fact that people would vote for Allan Walker- Faded over this shows that they are just fake mainstream fans of EDM who just listen to the top 40.
It's impossible to choose between this and Deadmau5, but this deserves at least a top 5 spot because without this, most of these other tracks wouldn't even have been here.
This should be at least #2. Tiesto at his absolute best.
The best trance everV 7 Comments
Best in this list
It should be in top 20!
I think this should be in top ten list!
bestV 1 Comment
Devinity's music is such an understatement when it comes to the best edm song ever. I know that the vocals aren't mainstream rapping, but that's what makes it the best, because the vocal talent fits perfectly with the lyrics, someone who's going through a crisis, and asking themselves questions about life itself. - syntaxEDM
This song had me laughing at the title. strange choice, but in the end it is one of the best liquicity singles I've ever heard, hands down. - syntaxEDM
This has been my favourite song of all time, since I was 12! I still love it today! Its upbeat and like in the music video, once it starts playing. You just can't stop dancing!
Future house once again! time is now by devinity is the best song from him by far (and he only has like 3 singles out, impact, this one, and crystals). the thing about this song is that it has such a bouncy feel with such impactful lyrics about how this is our time and we could change the world for the better. I have cried to this song, no lie. - syntaxEDM
Get this song OUT of this list.
How the hell is this even on here?
If this is EDM, what's the name of the artist?
Ok I like this song but this does not count as EDM, maybe on a pop list? - AquaturtleV 2 Comments
Armin forever ❤️
One of the few reasons matroda is one of my favorite artists is that all of his songs mash so perfectly with other songs. they're very simple ghetto house/straight up techno, and I'd never thought I'd hear myself say this AT ALL, but I think I may like techno a little bit! - syntaxEDM
One Of the Best. I can't Believe The Song Better than it on this list is get lucky..
Why is get lucky even in the top 1000?
Great song.i listen it frequently! Perfect EDM - Chinmayketkar
Avicii isV 1 Comment
Such an odd combo of breakbeat, trap, and straight up THUDDING HARDCORE KICKS. and yet it works so well! 4b & nvrleft are such great producers, and I'm so pleased that they got a spot on the remix package for the drop! - syntaxEDM
But and Sultan + Ned Shepard gave priceless contributions
Some songs make me laugh so hard because of the vocals. this song has up and down vocals that go up real high first, then way down low next. - syntaxEDM
It needs to be in top ten, anyhow.
Should be number 1
Technically it actually is a form of edm, as much as it sounds organic, but in no way is it daft punks best track, its actually for me, probably last on the list of best songs by daft punk.
People, its not a proper edm...
It's a great song but this can't come under EDM and Strobe.
This just got lucky and came here. hey song this is elders play.
What the heck! Get Lucky is not EDM
This isn't edm! Get it off the list! - astrosharkV 2 Comments
It deserves the number 1 spot...!
The best one from hardwell!
Awesome put at number 1
Best EDMV 2 Comments
I AM SO GLAD THIS IS ABOVE ALAN WALKER! Such an underrated artist, never ceases to amaze every release! - syntaxEDM
Such an amazing song. Never get tired of listening to it!
Not the the songs above r not awesome, but this song has something different to it!
Love that bass, though!
Not Hardwell's best but a really good track. Been wondering why it's playing at 30.
No way this is serious
This is too good
Great - Redrocky416
Blow a kiss, fire a gun - DJvedar1234
The best song ever.The beats were catchy and you can dance to it unlike Watch Me Poop. - Hellohi
Suitable for dancing while you're high #smokeweedeveryday
This should be at the top. Strobe is an amazing song, but Suburban Train is the best song of all time, not just in EDM. Tiësto is literally (in my opinion) the god of all music (besides Metallica). - PhoenixAura81
DROELOE is so underrated, it's unreal. I'm surprised no one has said more on this. - syntaxEDM
This should be in the top 20 instead of Bangarang, honestly.
This track is EDM. Don't worry.
The best of skrillex
The comment 'not really edm' is silly, dubsteb is a part of edmV 4 Comments
This song is awesome. The best of Tiësto's newer songs. - PhoenixAura81
David Guetta's best song in my opinion. - PhoenixAura81
The 1994 version is better than the 2009 version.
Listen to both If you haven't heard them
Dyk's best track according to me.
Beautiful song. - PhoenixAura81
FINALLY A GOOD SONG ON THIS LIST! Tristam is amazing and underrated by far if you don't know him you need to listen I also recommend Hellberg for house fans
Feint for DnB fans
Noisetorm for Trap fans
etc I could go on
Yes, Yes, YES!
Best ever, and I have heard many on this list
Very nicely executed track.
The vocals, piano it's just perfect... 🌻
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Top Remixes (10)
2. She Heals Everything - Porter Robinson
3. Opus - Eric Prydz
2. Sun Goes Down - Robin Schulz
3. She Wolf (Falling to Pieces) - David Guetta
2. Toulouse - Nicky Romero
3. Bangarang - Skrillex
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