music The Best Songs About Sleep  

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Who doesn't love sleep at the end of a long day? Here's our list of the best songs about sleep, ranked by your votes. Musicians clearly appreciate slumber as there are tons of great songs about sleeping. Many of the top songs about sleep are about catching some Zs, but some of the best sleep songs are also about dreaming. Some of these songs come from the rock genre and others are hip-hop.

Ben Gibbard sure does like sleep. His Postal Service sleep songs, “The District Sleeps Alone Tonight” and “Sleeping In,” both made this list. The Barenaked Ladies on the other hand aren't worried about getting eight hours of sleep a night. They released the tune “Who Needs Sleep” in 1998.

The troubled times we live in keep the members of the Wu-Tang Clan up all night. Isaac Hayes was featured on their hit, “I Can't Go to Sleep.” Another great sleep song is “In Dreams” by Roy Orbison.

How will we ever decide which song about sleep deserves the top spot on this list? Help us decide by giving a thumbs up to your favorites.

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Sweet Dreams Eurythmics

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All I Have to Do Is Dream The Everly Brothers

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I'm Only Sleeping The Beatles

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Dream On Aerosmith

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Dreaming Blondie

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Dreams Fleetwood Mac

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In Dreams Roy Orbison

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Enter Sandman Metallica

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Dream Weaver Gary Wright

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Wake Up Little Susie Billy Joe Royal, The Everly Brothers

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Dreaming My Dreams The Cranberries

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No Sleep Till Brooklyn Beastie Boys

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How Do You Sleep John Lennon

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Sleep Tonight The Rolling Stones

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After the Gold Rush Neil Young, Neil Young & Crazy Horse

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Sleepy Hollow Roy Orbison

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I Go to Sleep The Pretenders

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Until It Sleeps Metallica

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I Go to Sleep The Kinks

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Dream a Little Dream of Me k.d. lang, Tony Bennett

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Deep Sleep Devo

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Bring Me to Life Evanescence

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Walking in My Sleep Roger Daltrey

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Sleeping at the Wheel Matchbox Twenty

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Sleep Together Garbage

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Sleep Dirt Frank Zappa

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Sleep Tonight Keith Richards

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Endless Sleep John Fogerty

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Sleeping on the Job Fats Domino

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Call It Sleep Steve Vai

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Sleep Forever Cheap Trick

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Sleep My Chemical Romance

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Afraid to Sleep Roy Orbison

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Sleeping Dreaming Steppenwolf

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Talking in Your Sleep is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Songs About Sleep
Talking in Your Sleep Gordon Lightfoot

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Sleep to Dream Fiona Apple

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Sleeping Annaleah Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

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Until We Sleep David Gilmour