Songs With The Best Lyrics

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21 Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance

This song feels so heartfelt. When I hear it, I feel like crying.

This songs melody is beautiful

Am I the only one? Really, This song is so inspiring. Whenever I heard it I'm like: "Yeah! Imma go live now! " :D

its great

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22 Hurt - Nine Inch Nails

Totally love this song - an Johnny Cash' version is just gold

The Johnny Cash Version of this song is awesome!

This song is amazing hands down, and even when another artist like Johnny Cash did it, its hauntingly good. One of my favorites

I'm in love with this song.

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23 Uneven Odds - Sleeping at Last
24 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

Sometimes a guitar note inspires a song... Sometimes one word... In this case it was James talking to his girlfriend over the phone and that's when he got the idea for the beautiful intro and wrote one of their best songs... He even sung it beautifully... You'll be amazed if you listen to Master of Puppets or any song form "Kill "Em All" then listen to this.. Epic..37 cannot be... Not at all..

Nothing Else Matters...but getting this song to #1 it's the true meaning of an artist/band someone who can take just those famous simple notes from open strings and compose one of the most well known intros for a song in history this needs to be higher on this list or I've lost all hope.

Deserves to be top1. When you create such a song by talking to your girlfriend on the phone, there's nothing more beautifu.

Why not no. 1?...

25 Heroin - The Velvet Underground
26 Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne

The lyrics are so beautiful it made me cry

Lyrics are the deepest in any song. Jk but still a funny song

what

27 La Isla Bonita - Madonna

So beautiful so deep so charming - Irina2932

28 November Rain - Guns N' Roses

Axl dedicated this song to his ex-wife, Erin Everly.

"But lovers always come
And lovers always go
And no one's really sure
Who's lettin' go today
Walking away
If we could take the time
To lay it on the line
I could rest my head
Just knowin' that you were mine
All mine
So if you want to love me
Then darlin' don't refrain
Or I'll just end up walkin'
In the cold November rain"

very beautiful lyrics - ronluna

This should be number 1 so damn good, love, honest touching the hearts, just can't express my opinion too much heart touching, once again it should be number 1

The mood is so hauntingly addicting! Its so sad but so beautiful to listen to! Axl's voice is so sweet and honest, and the lyrics are so true,
So heart warming!

Like al axls lyrics true and from the heart

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29 Creep - Radiohead

A beautiful bit of ambiguity. Anyone, no matter who, where or why can listen to this song and make something of it that is deeply personal and relatable.

I believe this song is amazing and, shares great emotion definitely one of my favorites.

The music is awesome, an the lyrics does full justice to it if understood properly.

So relatable

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30 Hotel California - The Eagles

Wow this must be a joke! Not even in the top 100! This song is arguably the best song ever written along with stairway to heaven

Wow... People voting here clearly don't know this song

Should be number one

31 America - Simon and Garfunkel

"counting the cars on the New Jersey Turnpike..."

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32 My Immortal - Evanescence

"You used to captivate me by your resonating light
Now, I'm bound by the life you left behind
Your face it haunts my once pleasant dreams
Your voice it chased away all the sanity in me"

Very well written song, not a fan of evanescence but I can't deny a well written song.

It helped me overcome the lost of a beloved one.

Great, evan evanescence is amazing

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33 Changes - David Bowie
34 In My Life - The Beatles

God, this song is so good. Talks about real life.
"There are places I remember, all my life though some have changed"... Happens sometimes. The Beatles just rock!

35 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden is where it's at! I would have chosen many more of the songs from Iron Maiden over this one as far as lyrical content, but this was the only one on the list. Take my word for it, people. Iron Maiden, even if you don't like their music, has some of the greatest lyrics ever, especially in the album Brave New World.

I'm an Iranian fan of iron maiden. when I listen to this song, I'm not afraid of listening to a song that is from a different culture. I can feel the words with my heart. I can imagine all the things happening to the guy going to the gallows pole.

Epic lyric climax throughout the song with great sentiment and powerful images. You can feel the agony and energy of the lyrics till the end.

Perfection

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36 Black - Pearl Jam

I know some day you'll have a beautiful life I know you'll be a star in somebody else's sky but why can't it be mine

I can't believe I had to add it on my own.

Best song in the history of music!

Best rock love song of all time!

37 Clint Eastwood - Gorillaz V 1 Comment
38 Hush - Automatic Loveletter
39 Tears - Rush
40 The Show Must Go On - Queen

I had some time choosing between Imagine and this song, but well, you know what I chose. I don't think a lot of people had good background knowledge of this song, which really gives it its meaning. It gives one the feeling of fearlessness and an unshaken determination. - ihatethisname

The show must go on
The show must go on,
Inside my heart is breaking
My makeup may be flaking
But my smile still stays on.

The most sadest song not just by Queen but by anyone alone with Mother Love. RIP Freddie Mercury = born performer. Legend!

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