List of songs about London

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This is a list of songs about London by notable artists. Instrumental pieces are tagged with an uppercase "[I]", or a lowercase "[i]" for quasi-instrumental including non-lyrics voice samples.

Included are:

  • Songs titled after London, or a location or feature of the city.
  • Songs whose lyrics are set in London.

Excluded are:

  • Songs where London (or parts of London) are simply name-checked (e.g. "New York, London, Paris, Munich", lyrics of "Pop Muzik" by M).

0–9[edit]

A[edit]

B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

I[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

Q[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

T[edit]

U[edit]

V[edit]

W[edit]

X[edit]

Y[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v "35 songs about London". NME. 8 May 2017. Archived from the original on 21 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch "The 100 best London songs". Time Out. 18 February 2015. Archived from the original on 27 November 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Fraser McAlpine. "The Brit List: Summer of London – 10 Great London Songs". BBC America. Archived from the original on 9 August 2017.
  4. ^ Stokes, Niall (2005). Into The Heart: The Stories Behind Every U2 Song (Third ed.). Thunder's Mouth Press. ISBN 1-56025-765-2.
  5. ^ Cooper, Goolistan (28 September 2016). "Tributes to Fulham singer & Faith Brothers frontman Billy Franks". Getwestlondon.co.uk. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  6. ^ a b c d "nthposition online magazine: 'Angel passage' by Alan Moore and Tim Perkins". 24 November 2004. Archived from the original on 24 November 2004. Retrieved 20 May 2014.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  7. ^ "Alan Moore Fan Site – Bibliography". Archived from the original on 11 November 2004. Retrieved 20 May 2014.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  8. ^ The lyric states: "Une nuit que j'tais a me morfondre, dans quelque pub anglais du coeur de Londres"
  9. ^ "'London Calling', Repurposed as a Tourism Jingle : The Record". NPR. 30 July 2011. Archived from the original on 25 December 2020.
  10. ^ Clugston, Harriet. "20 Songs About London From The Punk And New Wave Era". Theculturetrip.com. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  11. ^ "Al Stewart – Past, Present and Future". The Strange Brew. Archived from the original on 20 November 2020.

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