Top Ten Greatest Video Game Songs With Lyrics

Songs in video games are not supposed to have lyrics, because whether it's immense concentration or just the pointlessness of lyrics, the music is most important. Even so, some songs in games get away with it, and these are the ones that won us all over.

The Top Ten

1 Still Alive - Portal

Why would anyone disagree? Personally, I would only vote Still Alive and Want You Gone, but I like Still Alive better.

2 City Escape - Sonic Adventure 2
3 DK Rap - Donkey Kong 64

He has no style
He has no grace
This Kong has a funny face
He can stretch his arms out
When he needs to
Inflate himself just like a balloon - Torchpost

4 Want You Gone - Portal 2
5 The Great Mighty Poo Song - Conker's Bad Fur Day
6 Everything's Alright - To the Moon
7 Snake Eater - Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater
8 Jump Up, Super Star! - Super Mario Odyssey
9 Nobody Suspects a Thing - Octodad: Dadliest Catch
10 Banson's Aria - Henry Hatsworth In the Puzzling Adventure

The Contenders

11 Lost in Thoughts All Alone - Fire Emblem: Fates
12 Katamari on the Rocks - Katamari Damacy
13 I Love You, My One and Only - Rhythm Heaven Fever
14 Dragonborn - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
15 Pollyanna - Mother/Earthbound
16 You Were My Hattington - Battleblock Theater
17 Ain't No Rest for the Handsome - Borderlands 2

I actually kind of prefer these lyrics over the original Ain't No Rest For The Wicked. They're just THAT good. - xandermartin98

18 Ico - You Were There
19 Eyes On Me - Final Fantasy VIII
20 Theme Song - Super Smash Bros. Brawl

The catchiest song I ever heard, should be number 1

21 His World - Sonic the Hedgehog 2006
22 Rescue Girl - Mighty Switch Force! 2

Catchy silly and the embodiment of the 80s disco this song is amazing

23 I.M.Meen's Theme Song - I.M.Meen
24 Song of the Moon - Cave Story

Oh, I was talking about my version of it. That's fine though. - xandermartin98

25 Mimigican Pie - Cave Story

I still cannot believe that this actually managed to be the full length of the original American Pie by don McLean. Also, I don't know how you could actually manage to not like this song's lyrics, but apparently the people on the Cave Story subreddit found a way. :/

"We were singing!
Bye-bye, Miss Toroko and King!
Hailing from a species of the most adorable thing!
This game has been the saddest since Mother 3!

Such a simple game by only one guy...
Making boys and men alike cry." - xandermartin98

26 The End of a Hero - Cave Story
27 Ain't No Rest for the Wicked - Borderlands

Loading up the game and hearing this song gives me shivers every time. This song just so accurately encompasses the wierdness and awesomeness of the Borderlands series

28 Zanza - Xenoblade Chronicles
29 True Lyrics (Here We Are + Amalgam) - Undertale
30 Driver's Test - Parappa the Rapper
31 I Am the Wind - Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
32 Sonic Boom - Sonic CD
33 Palm Tree Paradise - Wario Land 4
34 Metallic Madness Bad Future JP Remix - Sonic CD
35 Girlfriend - Brutal Legend
36 The Golden House of Wario - Wario Land: Shake It!
37 Reflective Eyes (Behind Blue Eyes) - Cave Story
38 Caveware Story - Weird Al Parodies

It would be if the "witches, bitches, snitches" part wasn't IMPOSSIBLE to rap. - xandermartin98

39 The Fabulously Fatal Fury of Your Favorite Fawful - Bowser's Inside Story
40 The Last Battle - Cave Story
41 The Unbroken - Cave Story

"... To touch the source, as all life prays... Hope keeps on fading." - xandermartin98

42 One Winged Angel - Final Fantasy VII
43 Misery's Musings - Cave Story
44 Secret Stage - Super Mario Sunshine
45 Dancing Cannon - Cho Aniki
46 Feel It Inc. - Xenoblade Chronicles
47 Death to Squishies - Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal
48 Beyond the Sky - Xenoblade Chronicles
49 Small Two of Pieces - Xenogears
50 DK Rap - Super Smash Bros. Melee
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Top Remixes

1. Snake Eater - Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater
2. City Escape - Sonic Adventure 2
3. DK Rap - Donkey Kong 64
1. Want You Gone - Portal 2
2. Still Alive - Portal
3. The Great Mighty Poo Song - Conker's Bad Fur Day


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