Top Ten Songs with the Word "Moon" in the Title

As a night owl, often sleepless, I thought this could be a good idea.
All the words containing "moon" are also welcome.
Hope that all the sound samples will work!

The Top Ten

1 Man On the Moon - R.E.M.

I think it's nice to see this song at number one. - Gg2000

This song is a tribute to comedian and performer Andy Kaufman, and gave its name to Miloš Forman's movie based on Kaufman's life. The movie is irresistible (as the song), starring Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman. The song "The Great Beyond" was written for the movie's soundtrack. - Lotuscandy

Great song, great movie, great comedian, great band, great soundtrack, great comment... - Billyv

2 Moonlight Sonata - Beethoven

Obviously timeless and beautiful, thank you Metal_Treasure! - Lotuscandy

3 Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival

This song is also known for its misheard lyrics - "There's a bathroom on the right" (actual lyric "There's a bad moon on the rise"). - Metal_Treasure

4 The Killing Moon - Echo & the Bunnymen
5 Moonage Daydream - David Bowie
6 Walking on the Moon - The Police
7 Moonlight Drive - The Doors

After writing them in his notebook during a drug-filled summer, Morrison shared these lyrics with UCLA acquaintance Ray Manzarek by writing them in the sand underneath Venice Pier, thus making it the first "official" Doors song.

It's known to be one of the first songs ever written by Jim Morrison and he supposedly wrote it on a rooftop in Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California in 1965.
"Let's swim to the moon, let's climb through the tide, penetrate the evening that the city sleeps to hide" - Lotuscandy

8 Fullmoon - Sonata Arctica

I didn't listen to Metal since a while, except from some "classic" ones, this was refreshing! - Lotuscandy

9 Moondance - Van Morrison
10 Blue Moon - Beck

The Newcomers

? Freezing Moon - Mayhem

The Contenders

11 Fly Me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra
12 Moon - Sleeping at Last

Really nice add, thank you Metal_Treasure! - Lotuscandy

13 Harvest Moon - Neil Young
14 Black Moon - Deftones
15 To the Moon and Back - Savage Garden
16 The Boy With a Moon and Star on His Head - Cat Stevens

Can't believe I forgot Cat Stevens, thank you Billyv for adding him! - Lotuscandy

17 Who Killed Mr. Moonlight? - Bauhaus

Bassist David J sang lead vocals on this one. - Lotuscandy

18 Dancing In the Moonlight - King Harvest

Really cool add, thanks Billyv (as for the other ones) - Lotuscandy


19 Marquee Moon - Television
20 Mr. Moonlight - The Beatles
21 Bark at the Moon - Ozzy Osbourne
22 Moonlight Shadow - Mike Oldfield
23 Moonlight Feels Right - Starbuck
24 Moonshadow - Cat Stevens
25 Whispers Under the Moonlight - Alb
26 My Moon My Man - Feist
27 Moon River - Audrey Hepburn

From the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s - Lotuscandy

28 Moon and Moon - Bat for Lashes
29 Full Moon Madness - Moonspell

Gothic Metal! Didn't remember it existed, that's cool, thank you! - Lotuscandy

30 Blue Moon - Moby
31 Life is Simple in the Moonlight - The Strokes
32 Pink Moon - Nick Drake
33 How High the Moon - Les Paul & Mary Ford

Les Paul was an American guitarist, songwriter, luthier, and inventor.
He was one of the pioneers of the solid body electric guitar, which made the sound of rock and roll possible. He has made many recording innovations, was a guitar builder, and the Gibson Les Paul, one of the world's most famous electric guitars, was inspired by Paul's innovative guitar "The Log".
This song is a jazz standard, Les Paul and his wife Mary Ford recorded it in 1951. - Lotuscandy

34 Crimson Moon - T. Rex
35 Goodnight Moon - Shivaree
36 Children of the Moon - Alan Parsons Project
37 Sail to the Moon - Radiohead
38 Tears from the Moon - Conjure One

Featuring Sinéad O'Connor - Lotuscandy

39 Girl On the Moon - Foreigner
40 Brand New Moon - Gene Loves Jezebel
41 Fly Me to the Moon - Julie London

I love this version, it always reminds me to Bewitched's theme song (the 1960's series), maybe because it was produced in the same era. - Lotuscandy

42 Moon and the Memories - D'erlanger
43 Can't Fight the Moonlight - Leann Rimes
44 Moon - Bjork
45 Blue Moon - Al Bowlly

It took time to decide which version of this song I wanted to add, I finally opted for the old-fashioned charm of this one - Lotuscandy

46 Under a Werewolf Moon - Silicone Soul
47 Full Moon - Black Ghosts
48 Lover’s Moon - Luscious Jackson
49 Ticket to the Moon - Electric Light Orchestra
50 Of Moons, Birds & Monsters - MGMT
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Man On the Moon - R.E.M.
2. Moondance - Van Morrison
3. The Boy With a Moon and Star on His Head - Cat Stevens
1. Walking on the Moon - The Police
2. Moonlight Drive - The Doors
3. The Killing Moon - Echo & the Bunnymen
1. Moonlight Sonata - Beethoven
2. Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
3. Fullmoon - Sonata Arctica

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