Top 10 Rock and Metal Songs that Mention Geographical Places in the Title

Geographical places - countries, cities, continents, streets, towns, mountains, rivers, lakes, oceans, geographical regions, and so on.

The Top Ten

1 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
2 Hotel California - Eagles
3 Gates of Babylon - Rainbow
4 Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
5 Nutbush City Limits - Ike & Tina Turner
6 22 Acacia Avenue - Iron Maiden
7 New York State of Mind - Billy Joel
8 London Calling - The Clash
9 Anarchy In the U.K. - Sex Pistols
10 Donaukinder - Rammstein

This song is only available on the deluxe edition of the album "Liebe ist für alle the", but is the best song of the release.

There are three common interpretations of the lyrics:

Firstly it could be about a flood when a dam in the danube broke, flooding villages and killing people (children) and animal.

Secondly it could be about how venomous the water already is from sewage and chemicals and how the high amount of toxic substances killed animals and children playing in the water.

Thirdly, it could be a murderer of children. The animals could stand symbolic for innocence (they mention a swan for example) which is killed.

To me, it is the second interpretation.

The lines translating to "nobody has seen anything" imply that people looked away when a crime occured, and this phrase is usually associated with when a crime occured and nobody wants to have anything to do with it. In German speaking countries it is especially ...more - Martin_Canine

"Danube Children" - Martin_Canine

The Contenders

11 Scarborough Fair - Simon & Garfunkel
12 Englishman In New York - Sting
13 Back in the U.S.A. - Chuck Berry
14 Amerika - Rammstein
15 Creek Mary's Blood - Nightwish
16 Auf'm Bahnhof Zoo - Nina Hagen Band

"On the Zoo train station"
Refers to the railway station Zoologischer Garten, an actual train station in Berlin that is famous for a meeting point of runaway teens, drug addicts, prostitution or, as in this case, teenagers looking for something to have sex with. - Martin_Canine

17 Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24) - Savatage

Currently one of the most popular X-mas songs covered by TSO. - Metal_Treasure

18 Song for America - Kansas

This is 2 in 1: song title and band name. - Metal_Treasure

19 Mother Russia - Iron Maiden
20 Clouds Over California - DevilDriver
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Top Remixes

1. Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
2. Gates of Babylon - Rainbow
3. Hotel California - Eagles
1. Donaukinder - Rammstein
2. Scarborough Fair - Simon & Garfunkel
3. Hotel California - Eagles



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