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The Best Songs About Anarchy 

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Updated March 7, 2020 1.7k votes 457 voters 25.9k views 34 items

Fight the system man! This list highlights the best songs about anarchy of all time, and we want you to vote for your favorites. Several genres of music are based on the idea of rebelling against the system. Many of the best anarchy songs reference anarchy in their titles and lyrics, but some good songs allude to anarchist types of activities. Everyone from punk rockers to rappers have written top songs about anarchy.

For sure, “Anarchy in the U.K.” by the Sex Pistols has to be one of the best songs ever written about anarchy. The Sex Pistols' hit, “God Save the Queen,” also appears on this list. Against Me! released the song, “I Was a Teenage Anarchist” in 2010 and the Dead Kennedys sang of “Anarchy for Sale” in 1986.

Rage Against the Machine do not consider themselves to be an anarchist band, but many of their songs promote fighting against the powers that be. Their tracks, “Know Your Enemy” and “Killing in the Name” both made this list of the top songs about anarchy.

Do you have a favorite anarchy song? Take a look at this list and vote the best tracks up to the top. Also, please add any good anarchy songs we may have missed.
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Rage Against the Machine
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Sex Pistols
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Sex Pistols
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System of a Down
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System of a Down
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Rage Against the Machine
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Dead Kennedys
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Muse - Uprising is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Songs About Anarchy
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A_H_ added Green Day
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I Believe in Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs About Anarchy
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The Exploited
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The Prodigy
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Anti‐Flag
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Baby, I'm an Anarchist! ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About Anarchy
Reignbow added Baby, I'm an Anarchist! Against Me!
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Anarchy Burger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs About Anarchy
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The Vandals
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Body Count
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Kathy Holt Davies added Kaiser Chiefs
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Wurminator added
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ЖангирАмиров added Flobots