The 10 greatest iconic opening lines to songs

The 10 greatest iconic opening lines to songs

These are the greatest iconic songs that even if the music intro is just playing at the beginning of the song, you’ve already preceded and sung it already because you are too excited to sing it. Specially to your favorite jamming and vibing songs. These are the songs that sometimes keep repeating into your head they called it (“LSS” Last Song Syndrome) because they are so easy to memorize and sing with feelings.

These are the top 10 opening lines that you have been listening to:

  1. Hello, darkness, my old friend…

    • The Sound of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel, the 1st stanza “HELLO” is a complex view of silence says Paul Simons when he wrote it when he was just about 21 years of age. The band Disturbed, too, sings it covers it and puts it on their release album “Immortalized”.
  1. And as I walk through the valley of the shadows of death…

    •  (Gangsta’s Paradise, 1995) by Coolio feat. L.V. and it was the soundtrack for the 1995 film Dangerous Minds.
  1. “When I was just a young boy… “My father took me into the city”… To see a marching band..”

    • The 10 greatest iconic opening lines to songs 1 My Chemical Romance/ Welcome to Black Parade is about a patient who dies. Their album was released on September 12, 2006, and it’s already 15 years.
  1. Somebody once told me, the world is gonna roll me, ain’t the sharpest tools”

    •  SmashMouth ” All-Star ” (Astro Lounge, 1999) This song is featured in the films, -Mystery Men (1999) and DreamWorks Animation film -Shrek (2001).
    • With the album title “Love Tracks” and it’s also played in the film Shrek. And a Grammy Award for Best Disco Recording.
  1. like a small boat in the ocean, sending big waves into motion

    • Rachel Platter Fight song was a song about strength and positiveness in life and fighting the unfair life in this world.
  1. Look, yeah! If you had, uh! 1 shot or yeah! 1 opportunity, to seize everything you ever…

    •  Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” (8 Mile, Music, Inspired by the Motion Picture, 2002) was featured in the movie 8mile whom he acted too, based on his true-to-life story.
  1. I wanna be the very best. Like no one ever was. To catch them is my real test. To train them is my cause. I will travel across the land. Searching far and wide…..

    • Pokemon Theme is the opening soundtrack of an animated adaptation of Pokemon in Japan. Wrote by John Siegler and John Loeffler performed by Billy Crawford in English version of the song.
  1. Making my way downtown Walking fast, faces pass, and I’m homebound.

    •  This is the most iconic song of Vanessa Carlton’s ” A thousand miles” it was released in 2001. A thousand miles is about the famous guy that Vanessa crushing…She said that she wasn’t want to mention the name of the actor in an interview with her.
  1. Nants ingonyama bagithi baba,Sithi uhm ingonyama,Nants ingonyama bagithi baba, Sithi uhhmm ingonyama,Ingonyama Siyo Nqoba Ingonyama…

    •  Circle of Life by Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, “The Lion King” Original songs music by Elton Jhon and lyrics by Tim Rice, Score Composed by Hanz Zimmer. An animated in 2019.
  1. He was a boy and I’m just a girl…can I make it any more obvious!

    •  Complicated was Avril Lavigne Debut Single in her album Let Go’ (“Genre” Punk, rock, Pop”) She was a Canadian singer-songwriter, she said about the song was, people sometimes bother her, for the people who were having a two-face.

And these are the few opening lines of the songs that are sure, you’ve been singing if you just hear them playing.

  • Semisonic’s Closing time – Closing time open up the doors and let you out into the world
  • Cherryl Crow The first cut is the deepest- I would have given you all of my heart
  • Journey’s  Don’t stop believing – Just a small-town girl, living in a lone world
  • Aerosmith’s I don’t wanna miss a thing- I could stay awake just to hear you breathing
  • Britney Spears Gimme More – It’s Britney B*tch

Hope you are enjoying listening to these songs!