Top 10 Songs that are Good but Overrated


The Top Ten

1 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

It IS a good song but

1 its not the best Nirvana Song
2 Its not the best song on Nevermind
3 Its not the best Grunge Song
4 Its not the best Alternative song
5 Its not the Best song of the 90s
6 IT IS NOT the best song of all time

The amount of praise this gets insane I can name over 200 songs that are better than this one and probally many more it seriously needs to stop being worshipped like a god because its not and if it was a god well it sure didn't create - christangrant

I know but it gets annoying sometimes hearing about great this song is because well its popular and lots of the time when people say it's the best Nirvana song most of the time they have only listened to that song and not any of the other tracks from Nirvana its not that Smells Like Teen Spirit is a bad song but its just overpraised - christangrant

2 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

It is very overrated in fact theirs a plagerized element in the song but this is a good song - christangrant

3 A Day in the Life - The Beatles A Day in the Life - The Beatles
4 Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
5 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day
6 Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance
7 Numb - Linkin Park

I do like this song but its not their best - christangrant

8 Paranoid - Black Sabbath

Pretty much any song from Paranoid could be here but ill put the title track since it's the most Overrated War Pigs however is also equally as overrated but that song isn't as good as this one is - christangrant

9 Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan

Good lyrics bad vocals - christangrant

10 Paranoid Android - Radiohead

Probably the most overrated lyrically out of all of these - xandermartin98

The Contenders

11 Wait and Bleed - Slipknot

Pretty much a lot of the other songs on their self titled album were better than this in my opinion, I don't understand why so many people think it's their greatest song. - MouldyWalrus

12 Come as You Are - Nirvana

The riff sounds like The Eighties - Killing Joke - christangrant

13 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
14 I Want It that Way - Backstreet Boys
15 Hey Jude - The Beatles
16 Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
17 War Pigs - Black Sabbath
18 Thriller - Michael Jackson
19 Imagine - John Lennon
20 Hotel California - Eagles
21 November Rain - Guns N' Roses
22 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
23 Let It Be - The Beatles
24 Bring Me to Life - Evanescence
25 In the End - Linkin Park
26 Holiday - Green Day
27 Basket Case - Green Day
28 Anarchy in the U.K. - Sex Pistols
29 Chop Suey! - System of a Down
30 Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
31 Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
32 The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin
33 Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones
34 Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson
35 Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold
36 Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold
37 Freak on a Leash - Korn
38 Helter Skelter - The Beatles

This is NOT a metal song yet people claim it's the first one ever which just shows how overrated the beatles are - christangrant

39 Cirice - Ghost
40 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

Here Even on this list of over-rated songs, there are at least 10 that are better than BR, including Smells Like Teen Spirit. BR is just over-rated and over-played beyond all comprehension.

I disagree this song deserves its praise it's better than all the songs on this list and I have listened to them all - christangrant

41 Master of Puppets - Metallica
42 Something - The Beatles
43 Heroes - David Bowie
44 Man in the Mirror - Michael Jackson
45 American Pie - Don McLean
46 Sympathy for the Devil - The Rolling Stones
47 Perfect - Ed Sheeran
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Top Remixes

1. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3. A Day in the Life - The Beatles


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