Top Ten Songs with the Best Long Intros

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The Top Ten

1 Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd

Everything about the first 5 minutes of the song is beautiful perfection. - cjWriter1997

This was the first Pink Floyd song I heard and fell in love with this band. - Metal_Treasure

Yep...it's perfection...so beautiful - Ananya

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2 Cortez the Killer - Neil Young UListen to Sample
3 Above and Beyond - Deep Purple

This song is dedicated to Jon Lord, Deep Purple’s co-founder and keyboardist, who died in 2012. - Metal_Treasure

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4 Eminence Front - The Who UListen to Sample
5 Money for Nothing - Dire Straits UListen to Sample
6 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

Yes it’s awesome! Cliff’s bass gives me eargasm! - Userguy44

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7 Heart of the Sunrise - Yes UListen to Sample
8 Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth

One of my favorite long intros of all time. - Metal_Treasure

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9 Echoes - Pink Floyd UListen to Sample
10 Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian

Over 2 minutes long, a very impressive intro. - Metal_Treasure

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The Contenders

11 Spectrum - Muzzy UListen to Sample
12 Weight of Love - The Black Keys UListen to Sample
13 Intense - Armin Van Buuren UListen to Sample
14 Weltseele - Obscura UListen to Sample
15 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd UListen to Sample
16 Septuagint - Obscura UListen to Sample
17 Avaritia - Deadmau5 UListen to Sample
18 Sansa - Gareth Emery UListen to Sample
19 Sound and Vision - David Bowie UListen to Sample
20 Xanadu - Rush UListen to Sample
21 FN Pig - Deadmau5 UListen to Sample
22 Winter - Dt8 UListen to Sample
23 Funeral Hymn - Exodus UListen to Sample
24 Deceiver of Fools - Within Temptation

That graceful, magical singing... - Martin_Canine

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25 Let Go - Deadmau5 UListen to Sample
26 That Was Just Your Life - Metallica UListen to Sample
27 Scissors - Slipknot UListen to Sample
28 Foreplay / Long Time - Boston UListen to Sample
29 Poison My Eyes - Anthrax UListen to Sample
30 Somebody Calling - Robin Trower UListen to Sample
31 Lay Your Hands on Me - Bon Jovi UListen to Sample
32 One - Metallica UListen to Sample
33 Bat Out of Hell - Meat Loaf UListen to Sample
34 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

Not really a very long intro, but it's great. - Userguy44

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35 Knights of Cydonia - Muse UListen to Sample
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1. Echoes - Pink Floyd
2. Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
3. Spectrum - Muzzy
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1. Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
2. Cortez the Killer - Neil Young
3. Eminence Front - The Who
BrianScott01
1. Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
2. Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth
3. Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian
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