Top Ten Songs That Make You Think

Out of the hundreds of millions of songs out there, which ones actually make you stop and think not only about your life, but about the rest of the world as well? Which ones make you ask the big questions and lose yourself in?

The Top Ten

1 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Ooo it really makes me wonder...

2 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

This song is just brilliant. Musically, lyrically all while being perfectly executed by the band.

I love this song the first time I listened to it.

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3 To Believe - Jackie Evancho

Makes you think that there is hope for the world after all.

Composed by Jackie's Uncle, a song with the most beautiful lyrics you will hear or see. Arranged by David Foster, this song will bring a tear to your eyes and warmth to your Heart... It describes the possibility of peace in the world, where no child suffers..

A young lady's song about appreciating what you have and trying to help those in need. Heartfelt and earnest. - BobG

Jackie feels that one should believe in their dreams and pursue them. Believe in oneself and believe in the world around. Good will prevail!

4 21 Guns - Green Day

When you hear that term, it breaks your heart. Someone has been torn from their family and friends without getting to say goodbye

Heck yes believe it it's here the best song in the world right here boys

It is a sing that can encourgae you to do somthing or to make you thing of memories or bad thing anything really.

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5 Baba O'Riley - The Who

This song makes me think HARD. But then as always, due to the excitement at the end, I smile. - MontyPython


6 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd

I just remember sitting in my dorm room like it was yesterday, listening to this song and thinking about where I've been and where I'm going in life. There have been multiple times WYWH has provoked so much emotion it has brought me to tears. Beautiful song, perfectly orchestrated.

7 Beautiful - Eminem

Love this song! It really makes you think

This song changed my life forever - Abhaybakshi

That's a really great song


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8 November Rain - Guns N Roses
9 One - Metallica

Explains the horrors of war and what can happen to soldiers afterwards. Deep stuff. - Pacvader

Pacvader said it all. Excellent song the goes strong inside your heart.

10 Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles

"All the lonely people, where do they all belong? "

The Contenders

11 Numb - Linkin Park

Best song ever love it like hell

Rob Bailey and the Hustle Standard still top it.

It makes me think how crappy the band is

12 Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth
13 Imagine - John Lennon

I LOVE this song, It makes me think about how the world is made, and who we really are.
This song should definitely be here, It rocks. Also, John Lennon's voice just makes it even more magical, The Beatles is my favourite band of all time, And John Lennon was in it, Until he got shot by a little darn cabbage head.

If everyone could just take a moment to consider these powerful words, then imagine what the world could truly be.
The world could use a change.
You can become that change in this world by being one of those few people who take a moment to consider the words of this song.

Love this one. If only everyone took a second to imagine what John says

I adore the Beatles, but John Lennon, even alone, is one of the best in my book. This song just opens your eyes,and when you listen it puts you in a kid of trance. "Imagine" just opens your mind and imagination.

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14 Mad World - Michael Andrews

Well it's true; we do live in a mad, mad world

This song hits me in the core! Makes you stop and look around for a while, and at the same time takes you back to every surreal moment in your life.

This song takes you deeper into the hard times of life. It makes me think about what my point in life is. I love this song.

I love love love this song and movie both very good the song makes me want 2 cry!

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15 American Idiot - Green Day
16 Day After Day - Badfinger
17 Hurt - Johnny Cash
18 Man That You Fear - Marilyn Manson

Such a sad song. It describes what made Manson the way he is now. A man feared by society. Everyone should listen to this song before they die.

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19 The Show Must Go On - Queen

A classic by queen. Nobody is immune to this song, it's what everybody has to say at some point in their life

20 Ready to Fall - Rise Against

Rise Against is one of my favorite bands, and they have tons of other phenomenal songs, but this one drives a nail through my heart when it reminds me how bad a shape our world is in especially the music video. Remember, we've got one planet, on chance.

"Now I'm standing on the rooftop ready to fall
I think I'm at the edge now but I could be wrong"

It really proves a point, we can't go on living like this or we will fall of that rooftoop!

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Top Remixes

1. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3. Numb - Linkin Park
1. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
2. Baba O'Riley - The Who
3. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen



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