20 Songs That Start With The Letter K

In the music world, various songs start with the letter K. Hitmakers used words that begin with it to name their masterpieces and also became creative with the titles they chose. Are you curious what these melodies are? Let’s go through a selection of some representative titles that start with the magnificent letter K.

1. “Kiss Me Now” by Diana Ross

This 1970s pop song from Diana Ross is a gem and one of the many performed by the diva. It is about yearning for affection and openly confessing true feelings. The lyrics are bold given the era it was released – the female protagonist can be heard requesting a kiss and expressing a sense of urgency.

Diana Ross ~ KISS ME NOWDiana Ross ~ KISS ME NOW

2. “Killer” by Queen

This heavy metal song from top tier band Queen is full of symbolism. It tackles the reality of a high-class female worker using her body as the main product. She is required to be very attractive to keep up with the job. The perks of the work could be high, but the irony is the sense of fulfillment from it.

Queen - Killer Queen (Top Of The Pops, 1974)Queen – Killer Queen (Top Of The Pops, 1974)

3. “Kinda Girl For Me” by Craig David

This modern pop track talks about a man’s attraction towards a lady. It seems the woman in question has all the physical attributes the observer likes. The man pursues her with passion. The way Craig David’s vocals go in this song, you can imagine how intense it must have been. Honestly, anybody would be flattered when serenaded with the lyrics in this track.

Craig David - Kinda Girl for Me (Official Audio)Craig David – Kinda Girl for Me (Official Audio)

4. “Kiss It Goodbye” by Nickelback

This rock song talks about the hidden reality of glamour and fame. Famous spots like Hollywood, Mexico, California, and the Big Apple are described as highly rated places. All these locations are associated with success and lavish lifestyles. However, these places also have shady areas. There are cases of substance abuse and harsh environments. The message reminds the listeners to not participate in distasteful practices but rather kiss them goodbye.

Kiss It GoodbyeKiss It Goodbye

5. “Karma Man” by David Bowie

This 1960s song is about David dancing with a romantic partner. That is the initial interpretation. But this meaning can be about how everyone treats life in general. People always go through life wanting to go in the fast lane. However, some moments require slow pacing to achieve the best results. Life should be in balance.

David Bowie - Karma ManDavid Bowie – Karma Man

6. “Knees of My Bees” by Alanis Morissette

This alternative rock track is a break from the usual melancholy songs of Alanis Morisette. The song seems to be dedicated to someone special in the singer’s life. The lyrics imply thankfulness and praise for this special person. Long-time fans of the songstress were genuinely happy when this tune was released because it indicates that the artist was in a good place at the time of making this song. 

Alanis Morissette - Knees of my Bees (Live HQ)Alanis Morissette – Knees of my Bees (Live HQ)

7. “Knee Socks” by Arctic Monkeys

If you thought the letter K would be limited to words like kissing, this one will definitely come as a surprise. This indie-rock track talks about the anticipation of seeing a lover. In the narrative of the song, the lady is always wearing knee socks when chilling at home. The attire becomes her signature style which she is remembered by.

Arctic Monkeys - Knee SocksArctic Monkeys – Knee Socks

8. “King & Queen” by John Legend

The king and queen are always paired and considered the highest royal couple. This song is about a man deeply attracted to a girl he met in high school. He often dreamt that someday they would hook up. The narrator thinks highly of the lady and declares that when they become an item, they will be like royalty.

King & QueenKing & Queen

9. “Know What You Want” by Boyz II Men

This song is expressed in the third person. The narrator is observing a woman unhappy with her relationship and feels it can lead to a break-up. The observer consoles the lady to be confident about her decision. This song speaks to all women in unhappy relationships to be certain of what they want instead of getting broken by a possible fallout.

Know What You Want (with lyrics), Boyz II Men [HD]Know What You Want (with lyrics), Boyz II Men [HD]

10. “Keep It Right There” by Diana Ross

This lively song talks about young love. A girl has her eyes set on a boy she knows. Her feelings do not change over time. She feels foolish to wait on a love that will never come but continues to cling to the hope that things will go her way in the end.

DIANA ROSS keep it right thereDIANA ROSS keep it right there

11. “King Nothing” by Metallica

This heavy metal track from the 1990s is another piece from Metallica. The song is replete with symbolism and tackles the concept of human desire and how people behave in pursuing it. The problem is, the things wished for when achieved do not always measure up to expectations. The song reminds the listeners to be careful of what they go after because if they make the wrong choice, the efforts exerted are wasted.

Metallica: King Nothing (Official Music Video)Metallica: King Nothing (Official Music Video)

12. “Kream” by Iggy Azalea

This fun and upbeat hip-hop track talks about enjoying the benefits of success. The word “Kream” is used to express a lot of cash. When people have a lot of money, they like to splurge on themselves. The song mentions the ways cash is spent by those who have a lot on things like partying, luxury brands, and fashionable clothes.

Iggy Azalea - Kream ft. TygaIggy Azalea – Kream ft. Tyga

13. “Keep On (Dancin’)” by Diana Ross

This pop song gives a message of positivity. The narrator reveals a situation where a person is faced with a dilemma but instead of wallowing over it, the protagonist is encouraged to move on. And one of the ways to go forward bravely is to keep on dancing and show the world that you can triumph over the pain.

DIANA ROSS keep on (dancin')DIANA ROSS keep on (dancin’)

14. “Kisha” by Lil Wayne

This hip-hop track talks about the narrator’s relationship with a girl named Kisha. It seems like the lady wants to have a serious relationship with the protagonist. She makes advances but the other party has a lot of things to say about her. Whether they decide to hook up and go their separate way is left for the listeners to decide.

Lil Wayne - Kisha (Feat. The Hot Boys)Lil Wayne – Kisha (Feat. The Hot Boys)

15. “Kentucky Gambler” by Dolly Parton

Country music veteran Dolly Parton showcases her skilled vocals in this 1970s song. It talks about a man not being satisfied with his current life in Kentucky. He leaves his family and journeys to a different place to try his luck. After he succeeds in his gamble, he comes back home. Sadly, the people he left behind had moved on and were no longer waiting for him.

Dolly Parton  Kentucky Gambler Dolly Parton Kentucky Gambler

16. “Kiss Me” by Sixpence None the Richer

This mellow pop-rock song has a very enchanting musical arrangement. Sixpence is known for its simple, sweet ballads that lovers can relate to and this one is no different. It talks about the intimate act of kissing. When people are in love, they don’t mind being romantic no matter where they are. There is always a reason to kiss whenever and wherever and this song is just the perfect background score for an intimate evening out. 

Sixpence None The Richer - Kiss Me (Official HQ)Sixpence None The Richer – Kiss Me (Official HQ)

17. “Kickin It With Your Girlfriend” by R. Kelly

This soulful song is a confession about being unfaithful while in a relationship. The narrator fancies his lover’s friend and starts dating her in secret. He eventually falls in love with the other woman and decides to come clean and confesses to his current girlfriend. He asks for forgiveness for what happened because he could not help but be attracted to the other woman.

R. Kelly - Kickin' It With Your GirlfriendR. Kelly – Kickin’ It With Your Girlfriend

18. “Kashmir” by Led Zepplin

This heavy metal song from the 1970s is a lengthy listen. Led Zepplin went all out in describing the experience of traveling to this exotic location far far away. The details are described intricately to a point that the song is sensory. You will be engrossed with the story this melody is telling.

Kashmir - Led ZeppelinKashmir – Led Zeppelin

19. “Knocked Up” by Kings Of Leon

This opening melody has inclusions of effects that sound like chugging. It tells the story of two lovers that carelessly do what they want to do. They don’t care about what people say. All that matters is that the two of them are having the time of their life.

Kings of Leon- Knocked upKings of Leon- Knocked up

20. “Kill You” by Eminem

This hip-hop track from the super talented musician Eminem is a satirical masterpiece. It talks about the hardships of a youth growing up with a single parent. During his childhood, his father was the image of an antagonist but as he grows up, the protagonist realizes that his mother is no better. This is a tune full of bitter angst. Only Eminem can turn something so hurtful into a musical masterpiece!

Eminem - Kill YouEminem – Kill You

Final Thoughts

We have reached the end of the list of songs that start with the letter K. It has covered a lot of genres – rock, pop, heavy metal, R&B, and dance. The diversity of genres serves as a testimony that this character can represent a lot of things. There is no limit to getting musically creative with the letter K and you can unravel the secrets by clicking on the links!