Top 10 Best Atmosphere Songs

Atmosphere has had an extensive music career, offering a wide array of songs that traverse different themes, beats, and lyrical styles. From the darkly introspective to the outright celebratory, there's no shortage of tracks to explore and appreciate.
The Top Ten
1 Yesterday

Best song they ever made! Never fails to cheer me up when I hear this. Some of the lyrics in this song are nothing short of genius!

Every time you listen, the lyrics gain a new and more in-depth meaning. One of the most amazing lyricists ever.

I think that Yesterday is by far Atmosphere's best song because it is a song that anyone can relate to. Amazing lyrics too.

2 Trying to Find a Balance

One of my favorite songs of all time. It's just so perfect, and the subject matter is amazing. It's pretty inspiring when you deeply examine the lyrics. Slug's intensity and emotion on this song make it feel even more special. I've always been torn between this and God Loves Ugly as his best songs, but this just slightly edges it.

I remember this song in a Tony Hawk video game, and it was a banger when I was a kid. It remains a banger in 2018.

This is the best Atmosphere song because it tells a story. The best rap songs use the medium to tell a story.

3 That Night
4 Sunshine

I think the song has two meanings: one is about getting over a hangover, and the other is that even though life can be hard sometimes, there are still good things to be happy about and appreciate (like the sunshine). It's a really beautiful song.

So meaningful. It really highlights the beauty the world has to offer. We all have those days where we are hungover as hell, and this song, I swear to God, makes your hangover better.

Definitely, the song that most people can relate to. And if you really have a hangover when you listen to this song, I can guarantee that it will help alleviate it.

5 The Waitress

This song should be in the top 3! It shatters my soul in the most beautiful and painful ways.

Great storytelling from Slug on top of a great rhythm.

6 F*** You Lucy

Fantastic song that really went over people's heads. The beat at the beginning and the sample of the chorus for "The Abusing Of The Rib" playing backwards was great. The song sounds like a song about an ex, but like God's Bathroom Floor, it's about substance abuse and trying to get clean. "Lucy" represents Alcohol.

This song will be on everyone's top 10 if you replace the word "Lucy" with your Ex's name!

Another great song with an open ended meaning that is easy to relate to

7 Little Man

Great emotional track that perfectly finished off an up-and-down, awesome album. The line that stuck with me was, "I know there must be something kicking your bruises. How's the love, how's the music, how's the self-abusiveness?" It was just so deep I had to keep replaying it.

This is my favorite out of the ten on here. It's hard to believe that Yesterday, The Waitress, and Your Glasshouse are not on here.

This song is quite possibly Slug's most personal and by far Ant's best rhythm. I can't stop listening to it, and it brings a tear to my eye. A great song.

8 GodLovesUgly
9 One of a Kind
10 Always Coming Back Home to You

Too good not to be the best. The storytelling is fantastic. If fiction writers were half as good, then people might read more fiction.

The Contenders
11 Scapegoat
12 Guns and Cigarettes
13 Guarantees

Slow acoustic song that Atmo absolutely murders. It's really not his usual fast-paced beats that he usually goes with, but he still tears this slow beat up.

Jedi in Levis... Pope of Dope - I hope these guys come back more often to Florida.

14 Sound is Vibration
15 You

Great song, it simply hits the right emotion every time.
"But you don't know, you don't know, you don't know you."

16 The Last to Say

Best song for anyone in an abusive relationship.

17 Complications
18 The Woman with the Tattooed Hands

Looking into this song more, I'm convinced it should be in the top ten. Perfect storytelling by Slug accompanied by a beautiful melody by Ant. Slug manages to take the high road by not cussing but keeps the subject and story very adult.

The lyrics simply blow you away, and you will find yourself playing this song over and over until you cannot get it out of your head.

19 God's Bathroom Floor

Fantastic song. One of the deepest and most meaningful Hip-Hop songs ever made, and easily one of the best (if not the best) Atmosphere songs.

This song has a great beat to it, and Slug's rhymes just mix with it so well!

Great song, it motivated me to get clean. Definitely my favorite!

20 Became

This song is just simply amazing. The lyrics are touching, and the beat is also a masterpiece. Every Atmosphere fan should listen to this song if you haven't yet. And, as always, there is a great story behind the song.

21 4:30 AM
22 Modern Man's Hustle

Great beat, but Slug's lyrics really shine here. Definitely one of his best songs of all time.

23 Pour Me Another

It means so much, it helps me through tough breakups, and the beat is incredible

24 The Loser Wins

Totally gets Slug's point across. Makes you really think, who is worth Trusting?

Song is awesome really makes you think about life and your decisions

25 The Best Day

First song I've heard from atmosphere, and still my favorite. Relatable, and always lifts my spirits.

Every time things aren't going my way, I play this song and it makes me think positively.

I play this song early in the morning! It gets me in a good mood and excited for the day!

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