Songs The Best Songs About Going Slow  

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The great part about music is that you can write a song about anything, but for this list we're ranking the best songs about taking it slow. Do you have a favorite slowing down 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 slow. You can even add additional tracks to the poll if any good slowing down 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 slowing down songs playlist.

Some of the songs below include Drive Slow by Paul Wall, Nice & Slow by Usher, and Slow Down by Brand Nubian. A song can qualify to be on this in two ways. First, the song has the word slow in the title or lyrics, or some close variation of that word. Second, the song is conceptually about slowing down, even if it doesn't specifically mention that word.
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Bob Dylan

2
16 10
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Fiona Apple

3
10 5
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The Rolling Stones

4
11 7
Slow Love is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs About Going Slow
Prince

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The Smashing Pumpkins

6
4 0
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Sweet

7
13 10
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The Beatles

8
9 6
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Red Hot Chili Peppers

9
7 4
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Jeff Bates

10
6 3
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Foreigner

11
3 1
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Chaka Khan

12
3 1
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Jackson Browne

13
3 1
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Eric Burdon & the Animals

14
3 1
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Whitesnake

15
5 4
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Mary J. Blige

16
5 4
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A. A. Bondy

17
4 3
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Gorillaz

18
3 2
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Blur

19
2 1
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Sage Francis

20
1 0
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Mark Lanegan

21
1 0
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Anne Murray

22
1 0
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Blues Traveler

23
6 6
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Usher

24
6 6
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Brand Nubian

25
5 5
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Paul Wall, Kanye West, GLC

26
4 4
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The Crystal Method

27
4 4
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Moby

28
4 4
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Saint Etienne

29
4 4
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Christina Aguilera

30
4 4
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31
3 3
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Anne Murray

32
3 3
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Dolly Parton

33
3 3
Slow Hot Wind is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs About Going Slow
Sarah Vaughan

34
3 3
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Lady Antebellum

35
3 3
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David Bowie

36
3 3
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Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Pass

37
3 3
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Monica, Usher

38
2 2
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Van Morrison

39
2 2
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PJ Harvey

40
2 2
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Anne Murray

41
2 2
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Liza Minnelli

42
2 2
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43
2 2
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44
2 2
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45
2 2
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New Order

46
2 2
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Barry Manilow, Bette Midler

47
2 2
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Kylie Minogue

48
2 2
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Bruce Cockburn

49
2 2
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Kings of Leon

50
1 1
Slow is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Songs About Going Slow
Depeche Mode