songs The Best Songs About Falling  

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People fall for and into all sorts of things, as this list of songs about falling tells us. Love, fear, hate, redemption; these are all feelings that put people into emotional freefalls. Sometimes a song about falling is about failure, about falling down and attempting to pick ourselves up. Whatever incarnation the term “falling” takes, it’s ripe for musical and lyrical interpretation, as seen in these great falling songs. Tumble into this list and see where you land.

“Free Fallin’” is one of Tom Petty’s best known songs, with evocative imagery about “free fallin’” through his past, and out over the sprawl of Los Angeles. Duran Duran wrote their single “Falling Down” in collaboration with Justin Timberlake, Timbaland and Danja.

“The Sky is Falling” is a popular term for groups to turn into a song title. Queens of the Stone Age, Hall & Oates, Insane Clown Posse and Ian Gillian all have songs with the phrase in the title.

What songs are so good they put you in a freefall? Vote for your favorites! If there is a song about falling you love that’s not on the list, please drop it in.

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Tom Islava added Skyfall Adele

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Free Fallin' Tom Petty

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Fall on Me R.E.M.

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Falling Down Duran Duran

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Under the Falling Sky Jackson Browne

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Fall From Grace Stevie Nicks

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Falling Free Madonna

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Falling to Pieces Faith No More

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Heaven’s Falling Cheap Trick

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Falling From Above Neil Young

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Rain Is Falling Electric Light Orchestra

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Fall Like Rain Eric Clapton

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Falling Like Rain Tina Turner

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Falling in Love Again Robert Plant

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Falling Off Aerosmith

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Falling in Love Scorpions

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Falling HAIM

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Listen the Snow Is Falling John Lennon, Yoko Ono

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The Sky is Falling Queens of the Stone Age

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Fall Together Weezer

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Falling Down Joe Walsh

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Fall for Love Billy Squier

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Please Help Me, I'm Falling The Everly Brothers

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Falling Awake Tarja Turunen

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Snow Is Falling All the Time John Lennon, Yoko Ono

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Tom Islava added Falling Slowly Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova

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It's the Falling in Love Michael Jackson

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Falling Into Grace Red Hot Chili Peppers

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