20 Songs That Start With The Letter M

Many marvelous song starts with the letter M and we are all here for it! Whether you’re starting your week on a Monday morning or feeling a bit moody, we’ve got the perfect playlist to add some adventure to your day.

1. “My Girl” by The Temptations

“My Girl” by The Temptations is a classic 60s era song. The song is pretty simple and catchy that is perfect for dancing the night away. The group members used this song to showcase their love for a girl they are with, and how that girl makes them feel every day.

2. “Man On The Street” by Bob Dylan

“Man On The Street” by Bob Dylan features him singing with a guitar in the background with the occasional harmonica. This song tells a tale about a poor man struggling to survive in the streets. This song could have references from real life, as many artists do take inspiration from the world around them or it could just be a figment of Bob Dylan’s imagination.

3. “Made Of Stone” by Evanescence

Evanescence is a popular metal and nu-metal band. Released in 2011, this is a pretty candid track with a strong message. It’s all about embracing who you are and not letting others’ opinions or judgments affect you. The lyrics remind us to stay true to ourselves and not give in to the pressures of conformity.

4. “Misery Business” by Paramore

The song “Misery Business” seems to be about wanting to be with someone, but not being able to have them because they are either interested in someone else or are already taken. It’s like a rollercoaster of emotions, especially when the song mentions second chances, hinting at the possibility of cheating.

5. “Mandy” by Barry Manilow

“Mandy” by Barry Manilow is an interesting case because the original version was called “Brandy” by Scott English and Richard Kerr when it was released in 1972. Barry Manilow did his own version of the song two years later in 1974.

This song seems to be about a woman named Mandy and how Barry Manilow either ignored her or did not want her around and ‘sent her way’. The lyrics indicate Barry regretted his actions and wanted her back.

6. “Magic Johnson” by Red Hot Chili Peppers

This very popular alternative rock band sings about the popular basketball player Magic Johnson and his basketball team, LA Lakers. This track is for all basketball enthusiasts because the lyrics mention some basketball techniques and talk about how Magic Johnson is the ‘king of the court’.

7. “More Than Words” by Extreme

This track is actually a ballad surrounded by the gentle strums of the acoustic guitar. The song is a bit abstract, but it is about how saying ‘I love you’ is meaningless unless you prove it. The band wants you to know that if you love someone, you have to show it. 

8. “My Friends” by Red Hot Chili Peppers

This abstract song is open to a lot of interpretations. Focused on depression, the track mentions how the lead singer’s friends are ‘depressed’. People can feel lonely or alone but they should feel safe in the knowledge that they are loved. Everyone needs a shoulder to cry on and this song seems like a subtle way to show support to a friend struggling with their feelings.

9. “Message In A Bottle” by The Police

Imagine being all alone in a big, empty world, feeling isolated and longing for someone to connect with. That’s what this popular song by The Police is all about. It talks about someone stranded on an island and they eventually send out a message in a bottle, hoping to be found and rescued.

10. “Make Me” by Janet Jackson

“Make Me” is a catchy song that’ll make you want to hit the dance floor! The lyrics talk about moving and grooving, and it’s impossible to resist the urge to bust a move when you hear it.

11. “Mine” by Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is a popular country music star, with the occasional pop song. “Mine” seems to tell the story of a couple who got into an argument. However, the two soon realized that they won’t let each other go. It’s a song that shows how love can be tough sometimes, but if you really care about someone, you’ll fight for them and not give up easily.

12. “Mamacita” by The Black Eyed Peas

“Mamacita” is an interesting hip-hop song, as it features a mix of lyrics in Spanish and English. The song seems to be about dancing and is definitely going to get you grooving to the beat. 

13. “Man I Feel Like A Woman” by Shania Twain

Shania Twain is a Canadian-born country and pop artist. She started her career in 1983, meaning that she has had a career for over 30 years! “Man I Feel Like A Woman” is about female empowerment, as noted by Shania Twain herself. The song is almost 25 years old as well.

14. “Maneater” by Nelly Furtado

“Maneater” is about a man regrets meeting a woman, possibly due to cheating and spending all of his money, only to go unappreciated. Surprisingly, this catchy tune can also be your go-to dance anthem, adding more excitement to your playlist.

15. “Missing” by Bruce Springsteen

This song tells a story about a lover going missing disappearing without a trace, never to be found again. But there are moments that they can still hear their footsteps. It’s uncertain whether the person is physically missing or if they have passed away, but the longing and longing remains the same.

16. “Malibu” by Miley Cyrus

Miley sings a soothing love song that is perfect for a summer vacation with your loved one. The lyrics tell a story about finding the love of your life and feeling grateful for their presence. This song captures the essence of having someone who loves us unconditionally and is there to lift us up when we’re feeling down.

17. “Moves Like Jagger” by Maroon Five

“Moves Like Jagger” by Maroon 5 is a catchy song that’s all about dancing and having a good time. But if you listen closely, you might notice a hint of romance and excitement in the lyrics. The song talks about getting close to someone you’re attracted to and having a steamy moment together.

18. “Marry Me” by Train

A list of songs starting with M is not complete if you don’t have a song about marriage! This self-explanatory title tells the story of how two people meet in a café and eventually the man decides to propose. The protagonist is hopeful that his partner will accept his hand in marriage and be together forever.

19. “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion

This Celine Dion song holds the hearts of fans who watched Titanic. As Canadian pop artist with over 40 years of experience, the song showcases the powerful vocals of the singer. “My Heart Will Go On” is about how people can love each other, no matter the distance. Love always finds a way. You will probably find yourself spreading your arms as you pretend to be Leonardo Di Caprio!

20. “My Cherie Amour” by Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder, a very popular R&B, pop, and soul musician for over 60 years, sings “My Cherie Armour” about longing to be noticed by the woman he loves, hoping for a chance to be with her.


These melodic songs that starts with M gracefully find their way into our lives, providing the much-needed motivation and inspiration to banish those Monday blues. This list is packed with some all-time favorites and you are guaranteed to rediscover old favorites or uncover hidden gems. Just click the songs on the list and enjoy these sensational tracks!