Top 10 Songs Mentioning European Cities or TownsMetal_Treasure Songs where European cities and towns are mentioned either in the title or the lyrics.
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"I remember Paris in '49". R.I.P. Gary. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Lyrics - "We all came out to Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline".
Montreux is a resort town in Switzerland known for its music festivals (ex., Montreux Jazz Festival, held in July). - Metal_Treasure
Sarajevo - capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina (part of ex-Yugoslavia).
Sarajevo suffered the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare, during the Bosnian War and the breakup of Yugoslavia (for 1,425 days, from April 1992 to February 1996).
This song is on an album that is entirely about this civil war. A cover of this song is currently known as a X-mas song by Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Also, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated in Sarajevo in 1914, which sparked World War I. - Metal_Treasure
In the lyrics: "Es war in Wien, war Vienna" (Vienna, Wien - capital city of Austria). - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Waterloo is a town in Belgium, known for the historic Battle of Waterloo in 1815, where Napoleon was finally defeated. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
See my explanation about Sarajevo to the item: Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24) - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
"But to Moscow chicks he was such a lovely dear". - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Moskau is German for Moscow. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Stockholm - capital city of Sweden. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Now Volgograd in Russia. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Several European cities are mentioned:
"Vienna's got the Mozart ball, The Frenchies they got Paris, in Rome they got the Pope"
"Went to Birmingham New Street to take a ride" (Birmingham)
"I may like New York, Bavaria or Paris" (Paris)
"Vienna has got Mozart, Chopin they had in Paris (kind of)" - Metal_Treasure
Now Saint Petersburg in Russia. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Waterloo - town in Belgium. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Lyrics " I know what I am, I'm Berlin". - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
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2. Barcelona - Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballé
3. Waterloo - Abba