Top 10 Songs That Would've Sounded Better at Different Tempos

There are all great songs but some would sound better at different tempos than they’re currently played at. In community list mode for others to share their thoughts, so what do you guys think.
The Top Ten
1 Look What You Made Me Do - Taylor Swift

I know everyone has different thoughts about this song, but it would've sounded better at 130 bpm (32.5 measures/bars/notes per minute) instead of 128 bpm (32 measures/bars/notes per minute). It would've compared to You Belong With Me if played at 130 bpm given the style it already has. Yet, that would make a great Easter egg. Just think, Taylor Swift producing both major hit songs at 130 bpm, which is 2 bpm faster than this.

2 Gotta Get Thru This - Daniel Bedingfield

After hearing this song, I realized it would've sounded even better if it played at 136 bpm (34 measures/bars/notes per minute) instead of 134 bpm (33.5 measures/bars/notes per minute). Given its rhythm and style, 136 would be a better match for this instead of a relatively unfitting 134.

3 Last Dance - Donna Summer
4 Heaven Knows (feat. Brooklyn Dreams) - Donna Summer
5 Love Shack - The B-52's
6 Sorry - Madonna

A Madonna classic - who would forget? It would've been even better if it played at 136 bpm (34 measures/bars/notes per minute) instead of 133 bpm (33.25 measures/bars/notes per minute).

7 Jump (For My Love) - The Pointer Sisters
8 See You Again - Miley Cyrus

It would've sounded better at 140 bpm (35 measures/bars/notes per minute) instead of 139 bpm (34.75 measures/bars/notes per minute). Yet, Malibu is perfect where it's played, which was 140 bpm or 35 measures/bars/notes per minute by the way.

9 All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor

Of course, an unforgettable hit from Meghan Trainor, a bubblegum doo-wop pop banger. Now, it would sound even better if it's played at 135 or even 136 bpm (33.75/34 measures/bars/notes per minute) instead of 134 bpm (33.5 measures/bars/notes per minute). The rhythm and style of this song would fit better at those ranges than it's already played at.

10 We are Young - Fun.
The Contenders
11 Lips Are Movin - Meghan Trainor

It's a typical Meghan Trainor song with a bubblegum doo-wop pop vibe, but it would sound a bit better at 140 bpm (35 measures/bars/notes per minute) instead of 139 bpm (34.75 measures/bars/notes per minute). It seems it's really missing a beat per minute that's necessary for this song. At least Dance Like Yo Daddy actually played at 140 bpm.

12 Flood - Jars of Clay
13 Rain on Me - Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande

It should've honestly been played at 128 bpm (32 measures per minute). Though it's part of 16 tracks in Lady Gaga's latest album Chromatica. The tempos of the tracks vary from 116 to 123 bpm (29 to 30.75 bars/notes per minute), and while those tempos fit with the style of some songs, others could've gone up to 128 bpm.

14 The One that Got Away - Katy Perry

It has a good beat but with that, it sounds like it should've been played at 135 bpm (33.75 measures/bars/notes per minute) whereas it's 134 bpm (33.5 measures/bars/notes per minute) instead. Now don't get me wrong. Lots of songs have their individual speeds, and 134 bpm isn't bad, not a problem for rock as well as alternative whether traditional or electronic. But for a pop style like this, 135 bpm would've been a better fit and would make this song sound better.

15 The Last Great American Dynasty - Taylor Swift

It's one of her newest songs, from her new album Folklore. Yet it's her fastest on there. I'm debating whether it sounds good at 148 bpm (37 measures/bars/notes per minute) or would be better at 150 bpm (37.5 measures/bars/notes per minute)? They're both good ranges for this song, though if she did a 150 bpm hit in a future album, that would be cool. You decide.

16 Firework - Katy Perry

It's a great song, but sounds so much like the second edit of Brazil by Deadmau5, which was sampled in three songs - Change Your Mind by Kylie Minogue, Touch the Sky by Taio Cruz, and Happiness by Alexis Jordan, which all play at that tempo. Both played at 128 bpm (32 measures/bars/notes per minute), but this plays at 124 bpm (31 measures/bars/notes per minute).

17 I'm a Mess - Bebe Rexha
18 What’s Up? - 4 Non Blondes
19 Stay - The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber
20 Seek & Destroy - Metallica
21 Gimme Love - Joji

It's arguably Joji's most upbeat dance hit yet, at 158 bpm (39.5 measures/bars/notes per minute). Given its style, 160 bpm would've been a better match for this, or 40 measures/bars/notes per minute.

22 Let's Sort the Whole Thing Out - Carly Rae Jepsen

This is Carly Rae Jepsen's most upbeat hit, at an impressive 155 bpm (38.75 measures/bars/notes per minute). Though it just missed a range in tempo, in fact, just 1 bpm higher would put this at the vivace range. Since vivace plays at least 156 bpm (39 measures per minute), this is still an allegro song (which is at least 120 bpm or 30 bars per minute) as well as molto allegro (which is at least 124 bpm or 31 notes per minute), like many of her dance pop songs. She had the potential of making a vivace song with this, but she and her producers decided to take a beat (per minute) away from this.

Though 160 bpm (40 measures/bars/notes per minute) would've been a good idea for her, and surely an epic hit that would rival Shake It Off by Taylor Swift.

23 Jump - Madonna

Once again, another hit from Madonna but with an underplayed tempo at 119 bpm (29.75 measures/bars/notes per minute). If Forbidden Love were to play at 120 to compete with Love Profusion as well as Radio by the Corrs and Amazing by Seal (which all play at 120 bpm or 30 measures/bars/notes per minute), this would have to as well since Forbidden Love transitions smoothly to Jump in her album Confessions on a Dancefloor.

Though that means West End Girls by the Pet Shop Boys (which this sampled) would also have to go up to 120 bpm (whereas it's played at 113 bpm or 28.25 measures/bars/notes per minute) in order to compete with the entire chain of such songs. We know allegro moderato and allegro aren't the same thing.

24 Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee
25 Gooba - 6ix9ine

It could've been at least decent at 180 bpm (45 measures/bars/notes per minute), which is suitable for doing a wobble dance to (as that's the standard for such), but it's 2 beats (or 0.5 measures/bars/notes or 1 half of a full such) shy of that per minute, at 178 bpm (44.5 measures/bars/notes per minute). Not to mention, this would become the biggest debut, so there was potential for that. Yet, Trollz is played at 180 bpm and isn't as popular. Even though many and I find him a nasty person.

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