20 Songs That Start With the Letter E

The letter E is the fifth letter of the alphabet and has some very interesting titles that start with it. From catchy pop tunes to electrifying rock performances, these songs are bound to make you feel euphoric.

Here we have put together an eclectic collection of songs across different time periods and genres, to add to your musical palette as a listener. 

1. “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” by Tears for Fears

Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Official Music Video)Tears For Fears – Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Official Music Video)

“Everybody Wants To Rule The World” is about a desire for power that may result in unwanted events, consequences, or destruction. It has a very catchy melody and an easy to listen to tune but its lyrics have a darker meaning – it unveils the desire for dominance that can lead to chaos, misery, and even warfare.

2. “Earth Song” by Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson - Earth Song (Official Video)Michael Jackson – Earth Song (Official Video)

If the King of Pop sang it, it’s an automatic addition to the list! A song addressed for generations, this is one of Michael Jackson’s hit tracks that speaks about nature, animal welfare, and the environment.

He describes how mankind has caused damage to Earth and has negatively affected nature, animals, and man himself. This song reminds us that the earth is our inheritance from God and we must take good care of it. 

3. “Easy” by Commodores

Easy - The CommodoresEasy – The Commodores

“Easy” by the Commodores is an all-time classic song written by Lionel Richie. The song is a feel-good tune where it expresses the great feeling of being single after a toxic relationship. Rather than being depressed, he wants you to know this new status should feel as easy as a Sunday morning where you have no worry in the world. 

4. “Education” by Kinks

The Kinks - EducationThe Kinks – Education

The lyrics of the song “Education” have been carefully crafted and tell the story of a man who lived in isolation until he realized that he needs education to save himself from ignorance. The song progresses into telling us that education plays a major role in shaping our life and that it will save us from our everyday struggles.

5. “Everlong” by Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters - Everlong (Official HD Video)Foo Fighters – Everlong (Official HD Video)

This track came to life when Dave Grohl, felt inspired by his “Monkey Trench” and decided to transform it into something new. The song talks you through the excitement of having to experience something for the first time, like being in love and how you imagine it will last forever, and then discusses the lows you feel when it doesn’t.

6. “Early Days” by Paul McCartney

Early Days - Paul McCartneyEarly Days – Paul McCartney

“Early Days” is the 5th track from Paul McCartney’s solo album “New”. The song has a nostalgic feel as McCartney talks about his experience in his early days as a member of the band “Beatles” and his feelings of melancholy as he mourns the loss of his friend and bandmate John Lennon.

7. “Every Breath You Take” by Police

The Police - Every Breath You Take (Official Video)The Police – Every Breath You Take (Official Video)

“Every Breath You Take” is Sting’s signature song when he was with the “The Police”. It hit almost all the music charts during the time of its release.

The song was also sampled in the hit song “I’ll Be Missing You” by Puff Daddy as a tribute to his friend “The Notorious B.I.G.” in the year 1997. This song is often misinterpreted as an obsession but it is actually a love song that expresses a feeling of belongingness and dedication to someone.

8. “Everybody Hurts” by R.E.M.

R.E.M. - Everybody Hurts (Official Music Video)R.E.M. – Everybody Hurts (Official Music Video)

“Everybody Hurts” speaks about not giving up no matter how bad things get. The song’s message is to give people hope, especially those who were in the throes of depression.

You are not alone and you do not have to succumb to the challenges life throws your way. The song inspires you to overcome the feelings of discontent during rough times. 

9. “Enjoy Yourself” by Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue - Enjoy Yourself (Official Audio)Kylie Minogue – Enjoy Yourself (Official Audio)

Shake off your worries from the previous song and embrace the positive vibes with Kylie Minogue’s catchy song. It’s the perfect tune to remind you to enjoy the unpredictable joys of life.

10. “Eden” by Sara Bareilles

Eden - Sara BareillesEden – Sara Bareilles

This song compares the excitement and thrill of the singer’s experience of moving into a new environment to that of Adam and Eve into paradise.

The Gardens of Eden were the perfect place to live and Adam and Eve had everything they could ever want and yet things turned bad. Through this song, we are encouraged to be ready for life’s unexpected turns.

11. “Easier Said” by Alessia Cara

Alessia Cara - Easier Said (Official Audio)Alessia Cara – Easier Said (Official Audio)

This is a light and positive song that tells everyone to be optimistic despite their struggles. Her song seeks inspiration from the phrase, ‘there’s always a light at the end of the tunnel’. Cara mentions in the lyrics that everyone has their way of getting through life but as long as you persevere, you can get through anything.

12. “Every Little Thing She Does is Magic” by The Police

The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is MagicThe Police – Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic

This is another hit song by the band Police. The singer is obsessed with a girl and he fantasizes about being with her in this song. Every little thing she does captivates him like magic. However, he’s too shy to confess his feelings, so his obsession lingers on!

13. “Everyday It Rains” by Mary J. Blige

Mary J Blige - Everyday It RainsMary J Blige – Everyday It Rains

“Everyday It Rains” expresses the feeling of being sad and longing. The singer feels lost without that other person and carries that heavy feeling. As the lyrics echo, “Things will never be the same,” acknowledging the possibility that the cherished person may never return.

14. “Everybody Needs Somebody To Love” by Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones - Everybody needs somebody to loveThe Rolling Stones – Everybody needs somebody to love

This song by the Rolling Stones is about finding someone to love. It shows the feelings of happiness and bliss when you are in the company of someone you love.

You find joy in the smallest of things. “I’m not afraid to be by myself but I just need to be somebody to love” shows our singer is ready to embrace the new chapter in life filled with affection and care.

15. “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor

Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger (Official HD Video)Survivor – Eye Of The Tiger (Official HD Video)

As the most iconic song of the band, it has always been used as a motivational song because of its catchy rhythm and the initial thrill of the fight. Its lyrics speak about never giving up and always stay focused like the tiger who always has its eye on the prize.

16. “Everything” by Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette - Everything (Official Video)Alanis Morissette – Everything (Official Video)

The song reveals the fascinating duality of human nature, where individuals can display both goodness and darkness depending on circumstances. It beautifully captures the essence of imperfection and empowers us to embrace the freedom of being able to choose what we want to be.

17. “Easy Money” by Billy Joel

Billy Joel - Easy Money (Audio)Billy Joel – Easy Money (Audio)

This song is about gambling and Billy Joel wrote it for Rodney Dangerfield’s first lead actor role in a movie where the character was a gambler who wanted “easy money”. You can hear Joel talking about the risk as well the hopes of winning.

18. “Every Time I Look For You” by Blink 182

Every Time I Look For YouEvery Time I Look For You

“Every Time I Look for You,” is a song about young love and feelings of hopefulness to be with someone that you really like. It follows the journey of a young man as he musters the courage to approach a girl he adores, only to discover she’s already taken.

19. “Eyes Open” by Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz - Eyes Open (Remember My Name) (live at Java Joe's - 2001)Jason Mraz – Eyes Open (Remember My Name) (live at Java Joe’s – 2001)

Another song about feeling hopeful in love, Jason Mraz sings a tune for the girl of his dreams with the hopes that she feels the same way too. He hopes that she’ll change her mind and keep her eyes open for him. Unfazed by rejection, he inspires us all by connecting through our shared experiences of longing and hope.

20. “Eternal Circle” by Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan - Eternal Circle (1963)Bob Dylan – Eternal Circle (1963)

“Eternal Circle” by Bob Dylan is about expressing how much you wanted to be with the girl with the hopes that she knows that you really like her. The song feels like a poem that you dedicate to someone that you really adore and to let her know that you are longing for her.

And there you have it, the enchanting array of songs starting with the letter E! Whether you’re in the mood for tender melodies or heart-wrenching anthems, these songs will make your playlist extraordinary.