Songs The Best Songs About Drowning  

Ranker Music
376 votes 201 voters 15.5k views 33 items
We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, Ranker may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

Do you have a favorite drowning song? Drowning is one of man's worst fears, and also one of the most common metaphors used to describe the feeling of being crushed and suffocated by the weight of your problems. On this list of the greatest songs about drowning, you'll find both literal and figurative songs about drowning.  

The lyrics in Frank Zappa's "Drowning Witch" speak of a witch residing at the ocean floor, while Joe Simon's "Drowning in the Sea of Love," covered by both B.B. King and Ringo Starr, is about being consumed by love. 

Vote up the best songs about drowning, and let us know what you think in the comment section.
 
list ordered by

1
16 6
Ranker Video
Aretha Franklin

2
15 8
Ranker Video
My Chemical Romance

3
10 4
Ranker Video
The Cure

4
11 5
Drowning in the Swim of Things is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs About Drowning
Henry Rollins, Ganga Giri

5
14 9
Ranker Video
Ray Charles

6
9 4
Ranker Video
Audioslave

7
11 6
Ranker Video
Johnny Winter

8
10 5
Ranker Video
Albert King

9
20 15
Ranker Video
Soundgarden

10
8 4
Ranker Video
Frank Zappa

11
6 2
Ranker Video
Bobby Darin

12
13 10
Ranker Video

13
5 2
Ranker Video

14
10 8
Ranker Video

15
9 7
Ranker Video
Stevie Wonder

16
8 6
Ranker Video
Duran Duran

17
5 4
Ranker Video
White Zombie

18
4 3
Ranker Video
Gary Moore

19
1 1
Ranker Video

20
7 8
Ranker Video

21
3 4
Ranker Video
Dinah Washington

22
3 4
Ranker Video

23
2 3
Ranker Video
Billy Preston

24
1 2
Ranker Video
Trisha Yearwood

25
1 2
Ranker Video
TheWelshGuy added