The best songwriters in the world are considered to be like poets in the eyes of their fans. They have the ability to communicate the most beautiful emotions and themes through singing their words.
Music has been used by people for centuries to express themselves and process their emotions. There are some great songs that have been remembered for a very long time and enjoyed by people of all generations. Here are the ten most famous English song lyrics ever:
Beatles – Hey Jude
Although The Beatles were only together for eight years, they composed many great songs that people still enjoy listening to. This popular song was written by the legendary songwriter and musician Paul McCartney to provide reassurance to his bandmate John Lennon’s son, Julian.
The song is evocative, timeless, and a true work of art. The last few minutes of the song are very enjoyable to sing along to. ‘Hey Jude’ has given strength to many people in their lives, and it has taught them to ‘take a sad song and make it better.
The Smiths – There is a Light That Never Goes Out
There is nothing more romantic and chilling than listening to Morrisey sing, “And if a double-decker bus crashes into us, to die by your side is such a heavenly way to die.” The Smiths have composed many songs with brilliant lyrics like “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” and “This Charming Man.” However, this song undoubtedly remains one of their best. It is one of those songs that many people enjoy covering to this day.
Abba – Mamma Mia
This incredibly talented Swedish pop group in the 70s took the music scene by storm with its charming lyrics – “Mamma mia, here I go again. My, my, how can I resist you?” The song is super catchy and fresh even after all those years. This is because the band members were masters at what they did and they are well known for making some of the greatest records in music history.
Green Day – Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Billie Joe Armstrong has composed many powerful songs with the most incredible lyrics, such as “Wake Me Up When September Ends” and “21 Guns”. Their album “American Idiot” is one of the best albums they have produced.
The gem in the album is “Boulevard of Broken Dreams.” It’s a song about the estrangement that one experiences in modern society. “I walk a lonely road. The only one that I have ever known.
Don’t know where it goes. But it’s home to me, and I walk alone.”
Boney M – By the Rivers of Babylon
The very mention of the Boney M group brings smiles to people’s faces and puts them in a cheery mood. After all, nobody made party songs like Boney M. They also made many beautiful, timeless songs like “By the Rivers of Babylon,” which is actually from the Psalms of a Hebrew Bible.