music The Best Songs About Breathing  

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Did you know on average, we take 25,000 breathes a day without even realizing it? The following list ranks the best songs about breathing, voted by living, breathing ranker users like you. Almost all of these songs have breathing or breath in the title, but someone, like Bush's "Machinehead" only have it in the lyrics.

One of the most misinterpreted songs with breath in the title, The Police's "Every Breath You Take," is actually a song about a stalker, not true love.  This hit debuted and remained at #1 on the charts for eight consecutive weeks in 1983.  

On this list you'll find a wide array of artists including punk, classic, alternative rock and R & B, like Toni Braxton's "Breathe Again."  There will definitely be something you can add to your playlist.

Vote for your favorite breathing songs on the poll below, and add any to the list that aren't already there.

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Breath of Life Florence and the Machine

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Geek Stink Breath Green Day

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Breath of Heaven Donna Summer

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Locomotive Breath Jethro Tull

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MartinAustin added Kate Bush Breathing

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Machinehead Bush - "Breathe in, breathe out."

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My Last Breath is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs About Breathing
My Last Breath Evanescence

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Till My Last Breath Suicidal Tendencies

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MartinAustin added Breath of Life Erasure

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Take My Breath Away Diana Ross

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Breath After Breath Duran Duran

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Breathe Me Sia Furler

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With Every Breath I Take Frank Sinatra

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Breathe a Sigh Def Leppard

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Breathe Again Toni Braxton

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Take a Breath David Gilmour

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Breath on a Window Alice in Chains

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The Dog Breath Variations Frank Zappa, The Mothers of Invention

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Breathe on Me Britney Spears

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I'll Hold My Breath Ellie Goulding

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Breathing Space Pet Shop Boys

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Breath Away From Heaven George Harrison

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Breathe In Breathe Out Ludacris, Kanye West

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Last Breath Hatebreed

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Until My Last Breath Tarja Turunen

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Lose My Breath is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Songs About Breathing
Lose My Breath Destiny's Child

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Breathe You In Papa Roach

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Take My Breath Away is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Songs About Breathing
Take My Breath Away New Kids on the Block

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A Breath Taking Guy The Supremes

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Breathe Life Killswitch Engage

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First Breath Richard Thompson

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MartinAustin added You Take My Breath Away Dollar

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Take My Breath Away Jessica Simpson

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Breath of Your Life Hall & Oates

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Holding My Breath Susanna Hoffs