Most Iconic Songs by Male Artists/Bands


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21 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
22 Life on Mars? - David Bowie Life on Mars? - David Bowie

When it comes to iconic, Bowie should always be on top! - Lotuscandy

23 Again - Archive Again - Archive

They are often compared to Pink Floyd, in an Electronic version. This tune lasts 16:20 of pure amazingness (don't know if that's even a word), anyway, they are beyond words! - Lotuscandy

24 Bela Lugosi's Dead - Bauhaus Bela Lugosi's Dead - Bauhaus V 1 Comment
25 Changes - 2pac Changes - 2pac

One of the three anthems for hip-hop, this is arguably the most important, yet the least popular out of the three. And can you really argue, why with it's lyrics aiming for equality between the races? - SwagFlicks

26 Baby - Justin Bieber Baby - Justin Bieber

Lol, what is this stupid song of meaningless crap doing here?

This song is iconic, albeit in a different (and undeserved) way. - WonkeyDude98

27 American Idiot - Green Day American Idiot - Green Day

Green Day was popular before American Idiot came out (2004). - peaceswagtv

28 What's Going On - Marvin Gaye What's Going On - Marvin Gaye

In what is probably the most well-known song from the soul genre, Marvin Gaye brings it all with the anti-violence theme, the amazing singing, and the jazzy instrumentation. - SwagFlicks

29 Perfect Day - Lou Reed Perfect Day - Lou Reed

The song you shouldn't listen to when your heart is broken, but you do anyway, ending in tears... and hit repeat, because it wasn't enough, strange how it's sometimes good to wallow in self-pity! - Lotuscandy

30 Losing My Religion - R.E.M. Losing My Religion - R.E.M.
31 Stay (Faraway, So Close!) - U2 Stay (Faraway, So Close!) - U2
32 I Am the Resurrection - The Stone Roses I Am the Resurrection - The Stone Roses
33 Paranoid Android Paranoid Android

Best song by one of the best bands.

34 Hound Dog - Elvis Presley Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
35 Midlife Crisis - Faith No More Midlife Crisis - Faith No More V 1 Comment
36 Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
37 The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
38 Black Dahlia Black Dahlia
39 Stand - R.E.M. Stand - R.E.M.
40 Layla - Derek & the Dominos Layla - Derek & the Dominos
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Life on Mars? - David Bowie
2. Bela Lugosi's Dead - Bauhaus
3. Again - Archive
1. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
2. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
3. Hotel California - Eagles
1. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
2. Thriller - Michael Jackson
3. Lose Yourself - Eminem

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