Electricity is a powerful force that illuminates our world, powers our homes, and even fuels our appliances. It’s no surprise that electricity has been the subject of many songs throughout the years, from rock anthems to electronic beats.
In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the best songs with “electric” in the title. These tunes pay tribute to the energy and power of electricity, and offer a unique perspective on this essential element of our daily lives.
So, whether you’re a fan of classic rock or modern pop, get ready to plug into the world of electric-inspired music. From iconic hits to hidden gems, these songs will energize and electrify your playlist. So turn up the volume and let the music flow through you like an electric current!
- 1. “Electric Love” by Britt Nicole
- 2. “Together in Electric Dreams” by Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder
- 3. “Body Electric” by Lana Del Rey
- 4. “Electric Avenue” by Eddy Grant
- 5. “Super Electric” by Bomfunk MC’s
- 6. “She’s Electric” by Oasis
- 7. “Electric” by Robyn
- 8. “Electric Feel” by MGMT
- 9. “Electric Boogie” by Marcia Griffiths
- 10. “Electric Worry” by Clutch
- 11. “It’s Electric” by Zebra Force
- 12. “(I Am the) Electric Man” by Titus Andronicus
- 13. “Electric Car” by They Might Be Giants
- 14. “Are Friends Electric?” by Tubeway Army
- 15. “Are We Electric” by The Kooks
- 16. “Bubble Pop Electric” by Gwen Stefani
- 17. “We Are Electric” by Brooklyn Bounce
- 18. “Electric Barbarella” by Duran Duran
- 19. “Dance Electric” by The Pointer Sisters
- 20. “Electrical Storm” by U2
- Final Thoughts
1. “Electric Love” by Britt Nicole
The first song on the list is “Electric Love” by Britt Nicole. This love song is all about the excitement and spark that comes with a new relationship.
The lyrics talk about electric love and how she can’t get him out of her mind. This was released in 2016 for her self-titled album.
2. “Together in Electric Dreams” by Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder
The next song is one that you may not have heard of unless you are a fan of the band or the movie it was featured in.
“Together in Electric Dreams” is a 1984 song by English musician Philip Oakey and Italian producer Giorgio Moroder. It was written for the film Electric Dreams, and is part of the album Now That′s What I Call Music 4.
3. “Body Electric” by Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey’s “Body Electric” is a hauntingly beautiful song with an ethereal quality to it. The lyrics are written in such a way that they could be interpreted as being about either a romantic relationship or a more general connection to the natural world. It was released in 2012 for her album Born to Die: The Paradise Edition.
4. “Electric Avenue” by Eddy Grant
The next song is one that you are likely to have heard before, even if you don’t know the artist or the title. “Electric Avenue” was a massive hit in 1983 for Barbadian musician Eddy Grant.
It reached number two in the UK and number one in several other countries. The song is about the racial tension that was present in Brixton, London. It was released in 1982 for the album Killer on the Rampage.
5. “Super Electric” by Bomfunk MC’s
“Super Electric” is a song by Finnish group Bomfunk MC’s. It was released in 2002 as the first single from their album Burnin’ Sneakers.
The song is a mix of rap and electronic dance music, and was a hit in several countries. You can stream it on all music platforms out there.
6. “She’s Electric” by Oasis
Oasis is a band that needs no introduction. “She’s Electric” is a song from their 1995 album (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?.
The song is about lead singer Liam Gallagher’s then-wife, Patsy Kensit. It’s one of the band’s most popular songs with over 6 million views on Youtube.
7. “Electric” by Robyn
Next on the list is a song by Swedish pop singer Robyn. “Electric” is from her 1999 album My Truth.
The song is a mix of synth-pop and electro and it has a catchy tune that will get stuck in your head. It can be streamed on all music platforms out there.
8. “Electric Feel” by MGMT
This next song is a bit more modern, coming from the band MGMT. “Electric Feel” has a bit more of an electronic sound than some of the other songs on this list.
It was released in 2007 and since then, has become a bit of an anthem for the band. It has been covered by a lot of popular artists like Katy Perry.
9. “Electric Boogie” by Marcia Griffiths
Marcia Griffiths is a Jamaican singer who is best known for her work in the reggae genre. “Electric Boogie” was released in 1990 and is one of her most popular songs. It has a very catchy beat that is perfect for dancing. You can find it on her album Carousel.
10. “Electric Worry” by Clutch
“Electric Worry” by Clutch is a song about the anxieties of life and how they can be overwhelming at times. The song has a heavy, bluesy sound and is one of the band’s most popular songs.
It was released in 2007 for their album From Beale Street to Oblivion. It can be streamed on all music platforms out there.
11. “It’s Electric” by Zebra Force
Next on the list is “It’s Electric” by Zebra Force. This song is an 80’s style power ballad with a touch of metal.
It’s about a relationship that is on the verge of breaking up, but the electricity between them is still there. The song was released in 2021 and can be found on the band’s self-titled album.
12. “(I Am the) Electric Man” by Titus Andronicus
“I Am the Electric Man” by Titus Andronicus is a punk rock song about being your own person and not letting anyone control you.
The song is fast paced and has a lot of energy. It was released in 2012 on the album Local Business. This now has over 10k views on Youtube so be sure to check it out.
13. “Electric Car” by They Might Be Giants
This next song is a children’s song about, you guessed it, an electric car. It’s a fun and catchy song that is perfect for kids of all ages.
“Electric Car” by They Might Be Giants was released in 2009 on the album Here Comes Science. You can only stream it on Youtube. It comes with a cute animation video too.
14. “Are Friends Electric?” by Tubeway Army
Tubeway Army’s “Are Friends Electric?” is a classic song about the dangers of technology. The song was released in 1979 and was a huge hit, reaching number 1 in the UK charts.
It has been covered by many artists over the years and is considered a new wave classic. It is one of the tracks on their album Replicas.
15. “Are We Electric” by The Kooks
“Are We Electric” by The Kooks is a more recent song on the list, released in 2014. It’s a catchy pop song with an electric guitar riff that will stay in your head for days.
The song is about a relationship that is falling apart and the singer is trying to figure out if they are still in love or not. This can be found on their album Listen.
16. “Bubble Pop Electric” by Gwen Stefani
The next song is a bit of a change of pace from the last few. “Bubble Pop Electric” by Gwen Stefani is a fun and upbeat song about, you guessed it, bubble pops.
The song was released in 2004 as a part of her album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. You can find it on all major streaming platforms.
17. “We Are Electric” by Brooklyn Bounce
“We Are Electric” by Brooklyn Bounce is a dance song about feeling the power of music and using it to come together.
The songstress encourages listeners to let go, have fun, and feel the electric energy in the room. It was released in 2001 for the album Restart.
18. “Electric Barbarella” by Duran Duran
Duran Duran’s “Electric Barbarella” is a futuristic love song about a woman who is half machine and half human.
The band was inspired by the 1968 sci-fi film Barbarella, which starred Jane Fonda. The song was released in 1997 in the US and in 1999 as part of the album Greatest.
19. “Dance Electric” by The Pointer Sisters
“Dance Electric” by The Pointer Sisters is a Disco song about letting go and dancing the night away. The song was released in 1983 as part of the album Break Out and can still be streamed on all music platforms out there.
20. “Electrical Storm” by U2
Finishing off the list is “Electrical Storm” by U2. The song is a ballad about a relationship that is on the brink of ending.
The storm refers to the tumultuous feeling of not knowing what will happen next. The song was released in 2004 and can be found on the album The Complete U2.
Electricity is an important part of our lives – it keeps the lights on and powers our electronic devices. It can also be found in some of our favorite songs!
The next time you’re looking for a song to dance to or one that will make you think, consider giving one of these electric tunes a listen. Thanks for reading!