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The Best Songs About Being Quiet 

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Ssh! Try to keep it down, because for this list we're ranking the best songs about being quiet. Do you have a favorite quiet song? Whether it's rock, rap, country, or anything in between, we want you to vote up your favorites on this list of songs about being quiet. You can even add additional tracks to the poll if any good quiet songs are missing, so feel free to contribute to the list. We've included YouTube videos to accompany the songs when available, so think of this page as a quiet songs playlist.

Some of the songs below include It's Oh So Quiet by Björk, Quiet by Demi Lovato, and Be Quiet and Drive (Far Away) by Deftones. A song can qualify to be on this in two ways. First, the song has quiet in the title or lyrics, or some close variation of that word. Second, the song is conceptually about being quiet, even if it doesn't specifically mention that word.
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Björk
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Barbra Streisand
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Henry Mancini
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Let's Have a Quiet Night... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs About Being Quiet
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Carly Simon
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John Prine
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Tears for Fears
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Golden Earring
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Van Morrison
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Electric Light Orchestra
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Hot Chip
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Carole King
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The Who
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Pitbull
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Elliott Smith
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Public Enemy
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Diana Krall
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Paul Simon