Songs With the Most Beautiful Melodies

Beautiful melodies... There are so many. I could name about fifty songs that are too good not to be on this list. I've tried to balance well-known and lesser-known songs. Enjoy!

The Top Ten

1 Surf's Up - The Beach Boys

Backed by some of the most beautiful poetry ever written. - PetSounds

2 The Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel

I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed my list, anonymous. And, yes, Paul Simon has a unique quality to his melodies. But his songs were never quite the same without Art Garfunkel's vocal arrangements... - PetSounds

Such a delicate list! We thank you PetSounds. I definitely love all the songs that there are here, but I vote for the dreamlike 'The Sound of Silence' by Simon and Garfunkel. I was about to vote 'Vincent' which is also such a beautiful... Like a caress song, but then I felt the need to give my vote to Paul Simon's writing. I have a soft spot for his work. However, it is good to mention that Don McLean wrote Vincent himself and that he is an excellent songwriter as well.

3 Here, There and Everywhere - The Beatles
4 I'm Not Supposed to Care - Gordon Lightfoot
5 Dogs & Birds - Robbie Williams

Makes me smile and I love the lyrics

The dog said to the bird 'do you sing the same song every day of your life'


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6 Desperado - Eagles

Love love love this song. Always will.

7 Vincent - Don Mclean
8 The Throne - Blind Guardian V 1 Comment
9 The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles
10 Rainbow Eyes - Rainbow

The Contenders

11 Midnight's Another Day - Brian Wilson
12 In My Time of Need - Opeth
13 Fiddler on the Green - Demons & Wizards

Have to go with this one. If you haven't ever heard of it, I highly suggest you give it a listen. The melody is wondrous. - Donut

14 Hey Jude - The Beatles
15 The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Blind Guardian
16 God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
17 Our Loved Ones - Volbeat
18 Dreaming (Tell Me) - Yngwie
19 Advertising Space - Robbie Williams
20 Fortuneteller - Deep Purple
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Top Remixes

1. Surf's Up - The Beach Boys
2. Here, There and Everywhere - The Beatles
3. The Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
1. Rainbow Eyes - Rainbow
2. In My Time of Need - Opeth
3. The Throne - Blind Guardian



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