Top 10 Songs Where the Singer Starts Singing After 1 Minute or More

I didn't title the list 'songs with long intros' or 'best long intros' because these instrumental parts are not always intros.

Sometimes the instrumental section before the vocals is more than just an intro.

The Top Ten

1 Echoes - Pink Floyd
2 Raining Blood - Slayer
3 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

After 2:07 minutes. Great intro. - Metal_Treasure

4 Holy Wars... The Punishment Due - Megadeth

Dave starts singing after 1:27 minutes. This is my favorite metal intro and I wish it was longer. - Metal_Treasure

5 Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian

After 2:13 minutes. I love this intro, it's so impressive (as well as the song after it). - Metal_Treasure

6 April - Deep Purple

The singer starts singing at 8:50 into the song. - Metal_Treasure

7 Black Magic Woman - Santana
8 Billie Jean - Michael Jackson

Quincy Jones on this intro: "you could shave on that intro! " - Metal_Treasure

9 Schizos (Are Never Alone) - Parts I & II - Annihilator

After nearly 2 minutes (1:53) of great thrash metal riffing. - Metal_Treasure

10 Enter Sandman - Metallica

The Newcomers

? Ain't Misbehavin' - Fats Waller
? I Ran - A Flock of Seagulls

The Contenders

11 Fade to Black - Metallica

Singing starts at 1:28. - Element119

12 You're My Heart, You're My Soul - Modern Talking

The version of this song that's on Youtube and in 25 Years of Disco pop does not qualify for this list, however the one in The Collection and on the original album does. - jrodz

13 Travel in Stygian - Iced Earth
14 The Scarecrow - Avantasia
15 Let the Storm Descend Upon You - Avantasia

This intro is really good (1:30 long). - Metal_Treasure

16 Time What is Time - Blind Guardian
17 Septuagint - Obscura
18 The Sails of Charon - Scorpions

Singing starts at 1:30, the intro is amazing. - Metal_Treasure

19 Master of Puppets - Metallica

1 min (shorter than their For Whom the Bell Tolls, Enter Sandman). - Metal_Treasure

20 Pigs (Three Different Ones) - Pink Floyd
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