Best Songs of All Time
The Contenders: Page 16
This must be higher. This song is a masterpiece! 24 minutes of pure musical genius, beauty, and harmony. (That was cheesy)
But seriously, Dream Theater might be a Metal band, which is why this song may not be well recognized, but it's a softer song, amazing singing, lyrics, and solos from literally every instrument. I get chills every time I hear this song. Must listen.
Seriously, everybody needs to listen to this song, it's indescribable - ryanrimmel
I wholeheartedly believe that this song at least deserves to be in the top 10. I understand why it isn't though, coming from a sub-genre (Progressive rock/metal) of a genre (Metal) that is already underrated and overlooked in the public eye. However, for those who truly wish to experience pure musical bliss/perfection, I heavily encourage to give this song a try so that hopefully you, like those who have already discovered it, might understand why this song is so great.
None of the songs above have anything on this. These are popular, but the true masterpieces are left in the dust. This is a perfect example. This song is the most amazing song in the history of life.
My personal favourite song of all time.
Lateralus. The album, the song, sheer genius. Allow me to explain. You see in music each line is comprised of measures and these measures affect how the timing in the song occurs such as the pulses and the drum beats etc. Most songs stay in either 4/4, 2/4, or 8/8 time signature, meaning four beats for every measure, etc. This songs chorus, comprised of three lines, descends by a beat each line. Thus you have 9/8 for the first line, 8/8 for the second line, 7/8 for the final line. If you thought THAT was crazy, that is only the beginning. You see, Lateralus is the title track for Tool's 2001 album "Lateralus. " Now Lateralus in and of itself was a complex song, and most fans thought it a bit awkward the way the syllables were laid out in the verses. This song actually acts as a gateway to a re-structuring of the albums tracks for a "Holy Gift" (as it is known by their fanbase). You see on The Holy Gift version, each track leads perfectly and coherently into the ...more
The most technical band that I have ever listened to. There should be more tool on this list
This is must hear song, the greatest song ever that created by tool. Maynard is very genius artist
Top 20 for meV 9 Comments
Who doesn't know this one...
My older brother. He's 16 and the only song he knows is Thriller. Don't worry, I'm educating him on music😉 - kaitlynrad11
One of the most known songs ever and a total classic that never gets old
Why is this not on the list. It is one of the most recognized song in the world. Just overall a great masterpiece by Freddie Mercury.
YASV 16 Comments
Amazing song, but it's fairly new. Hopefully it can get way higher! - GuitarManiac715
How is this song ranked 323? This is an incredibly good song. It's beautifully executed, and should be way higher. - Pluma
Adele doesn't need auto tune to help her amazing voice! She's also not at all like other artists today(2015). It's purely good music.
YES. Adele rules! So much emotion in her voice!V 4 Comments
Children should not be posting on this list. Now go to bed! And children you will know of "All Time" when you are much, much older. The list is for all time and what would you know of that in the first place to be honest. It's the truth! Don't disrespect artists that have truly earned this list. Have you ever listened to some long time artists that deserve to be on this list? Artists that have at least been around for several decades. Be respectful!
As Of April 9, 2017, I hate the comment I made, I'm Sorry This Is Late but I apologize. - DarkSideOfRandy
Boo! I hate this song with burning passion. All it talks about is Taylor's rich life bragging how she can hypnotize boys and how rich she is. This song has no meaning, one of the worst songs ever. This does not deserve to be on the list. Listen to good music like the beattles, Michael Jackson, or many more classics.
Taylor swift is painful to listen to
Don't listen to WonkeyDude98. He doesn't know anything about music.V 25 Comments
This is simply the greatest piece of music ever created, period. Anyone who votes for anything else has not listened to this song. Nothing else has ever come close to The End in terms of pure brilliance.
Amazing lyrics. Jim rocks!
Whenever people ask me what my single favorite song ever is, I will always answer 'A Change of Seasons' without hesitation. It is really THAT GOOD. It goes through many moods, from Cheerful, Sad, Angry, and Hopeful, while telling the beautiful story of someone's life. Even though it clocks in at almost 24 Minutes, it actually keeps you engaged from start to finish. 'A Change of Seasons' is truly a musical masterpiece.
Progressive Metal WIN. Portnoy and Petrucci showing their amazing skills in drumming and guitars to provide the best song ever made.
This song is truly amazing and is Dream Theaters best song right next to Octavarium It is 23 minutes long which makes it a truly epic song
The metal version of Bohemian Rhapsody. 7 songs in once! No joke!V 5 Comments
gives me shivers
i love this song so much
Why are there so few Bruce Springsteen songs? This one should be at 1
Incredibly powerful song and lyrics. Massive emotional crescendos.
Best Elvis song about his marriage. What a classic should be in the top 25
Along with Buddy Hollys everyday.
1. Suspicious minds - Elvis
2. I will always love you - Whitney
3. Man in the mirror - MJ
4. Life on mars - David Bowie
5. Everything I do - Brian Adams
1. Changes - tupac
2. Juicey - biggie
3. Lose yourself - Eminem
4. Life goes on - tupac
5. Love me - lil Wayne
How can this song not be on this list? It's probably muse's best song! The lyrics are so political and the riff is contagious.
Why is this song under Rihanna?
Favourite song ever!
awesome song, this deserves to atleast be in the top 10, Black Sabbath influenced metal to the point of creating the genre
I am iron man
Has he lost his mind?
Can he see or is he blind?
Can he walk at all,
Or if he moves will he fall?
Is he alive or dead?
Has he thoughts within his head?
We'll just pass him there
Why should we even care? - htoutlaws2012
Should be higher!
So emotional. Reflects emotion perfectly.
This song is the best around the world
If you don't listen to the lyrics its one of the most powerful rock songs of all time. If you listen to them, its heartbreaking. This is the Paint it Black of the 90 and one of the best songs ever. It deserves to be in the top 20
Great great song
This song is so beautiful, I don't understand how low it was on this list. Before I put my vote in, it was at three hundred something, but it just moved up to thirty-three.
But I still don't understand how an Eminem song can be the best song in history -. -
I love that song never hear anything like it!
The greatest duet of all time, such a freekin classic!
Paradise by the dashboard lights classic ROCK...V 2 Comments
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