Top 10 Songs with the Best Lead Vocals by Backing Singers

Some backing vocalists can sing quite good and were let to provide lead vocals. Who's got the best singing voice with the best singing skills?

The Top Ten Songs with the Best Lead Vocals by Backing Singers

Drive - The Cars

By Benjamin Orr (bassist) - Metal_Treasure

(Don't Fear) The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult

Written and sung by lead guitarist Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser - Metal_Treasure

Outlaw - Whitesnake

Lead vox by guitarist Bernie Marsden. This guy is so good, he could have been a lead singer. His voice doesn't sound untrained at all. And it's pretty powerful as well. - Metal_Treasure

More of that Jazz - Queen

By drummer Roger Taylor. I absolutely love his vox on this one. - Metal_Treasure

Holy Man - Deep Purple

By bassist Glenn Hughes. Now, he's very good and later he provided lead vox for several albums, including a Black Sabbath album, as well as solo albums. If I correctly remember, in his prime his range was 4 octaves. That's a lot. - Metal_Treasure

Free Flight - Whitesnake

Another song by their guitarist Bernie Marsden. He is really very good. - Metal_Treasure

In Between - Linkin Park

By Mike Shinoda - Metal_Treasure

No You Don't - The Sweet

Vox by bassist Steve Priest. One of my fave songs by this band. - Metal_Treasure

Don't Look Back in Anger - Oasis
Long Away - Queen

Sung by guitarist Brian May - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

Salvation - Skillet

By drummer Jen Ledger - Metal_Treasure

I'm in Love with My Car - Queen
'39 - Queen

By guitarist Brian May - Metal_Treasure

Hijack My Heart - Queen

By drummer Roger Taylor - Metal_Treasure

Let's Go - The Cars

Again, bassist Benjamin Orr - Metal_Treasure

Waters Rising - Alter Bridge

By lead guitarist Mark Tremonti. - SuperSonic17

Take It to the Limit - Eagles
Save Me - Muse

By bassist Chris Wolstenholme. - SuperSonic17

Yellow Submarine - The Beatles
Funny How Love Is - Queen

Mercury sang lead on that one

By drummer Roger Taylor - Metal_Treasure

Just What I Needed - The Cars

By bassist Benjamin Orr - Metal_Treasure

Hello Again - The Cars
Killer Queen - Queen
These Dreams - Heart
Second Chance - 38 Special
Beth - Kiss
Sister Christian - Night Ranger
Dominated Love Slave - Green Day
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
All Dead All Dead - Brian May
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