Never take a good friend for granted. The Toy Story franchise and its theme song, You’ve Got A Friend In Me offers another bittersweet take on friendship. Yup, we said it. It’s never the wrong time to thank your friends for aiding in your successes, and that’s just what iconic classic rockers Big Star do here. Puedes cambiar tus opciones en cualquier momento visitando Tus controles de privacidad. In the song, Kanye discusses how Jay-Z inspired him in the early days, giving him a shot at producing and rapping, then how a friendly sibling rivalry pushed Kanye to develop as an artist. Over the years, everyone from strutting stadium rockers to steely gangsta rappers have penned songs on the subject. Poor Biz Markie can’t catch a break in this 1989 lamentation of forlorn groupie love, in which the Clown Prince of Hip-Hop meets a girl while on concert and, after trying to date her, discovers she already has a man — who she insists is “just a friend.” This single was a one-hit wonder and Biz Markie hasn’t been able to climb the charts since (appearing on reality shows and Men In Black II instead), but what a wonderful hit it is. i meet this guy and hes cute and all and i know for a fact that he wants to be more than friends but i dont feel the same way i love music so is there any song out there thats about being no more than just friends? You know that awesome, innocent period at the beginning of a friendship when you can't stop laughing and texting each other constantly? Wannabe was an anthem of the Girl Power philosopher the pop group espoused, a song about female friendship and empowerment. Sometimes you need to make sure your best friends aren’t romantically interested in you, and that’s just what comedian Jack Black does on this short skit track from his band Tenacious D. Remember: Real friends will always pass the test. What are friends for? Para obtener más información sobre cómo utilizamos tu información, consulta nuestra Política de privacidad y la Política de cookies. This 1989 hit, first recorded by Bette Midler for the movie Beaches, takes friendship appreciation to a whole ‘nother level. Later re-recorded by Cynthia Fee as the theme song of the NBC series The Golden Girls, this tune includes such heartwarming notes of friendship as, “If it’s a car you lack/I’d surely buy you a Cadillac,” and some weirder lines like, “And when we die/And float away/Into the night/The Milky Way/You’ll hear me call.” Best friends forever, indeed. This is probably the darkest song on the playlist since it’s about a murder. Both versions of Stand By Me serve as anthemic monuments to childhood camaraderie. Big Brother is a rare thing: A quality, heartfelt rap song about brotherly love. Ben E King‘s R&B classic has scaled the Billboard charts twice: First when it was released in 1961, then in 1986 when it was re-released, coinciding with the blockbuster coming-of-age film of the same name, demonstrating the song’s timeless appeal. We’re really sorry. Alas, they gathered to record the single — co-written by Burt Bacharach — under less than cheerful auspices. It has some nice and appropriate sentiments about friendship though, we promise! A theme that spans all genres — from pop and rap to electronic and country — musical artists have been pondering and praising friendship since time immemorial. Friends was the only single off the album Friends, the soundtrack to an obscure film called Friends. Instead, All My Friends by LCD Soundsystem sounds like The Killers listened to a lot of Krautfunk, then decided to make a club banger, with some piano chords thrown in for good measure. A rocking jam which highlights all the people responsible for their good times, this song is the perfect thing to put on when you are surrounded by the ones you love, but just don’t quite have the right words. Ain’t nobody fresher. Para permitir a Verizon Media y a nuestros socios procesar tus datos personales, selecciona 'Acepto' o selecciona 'Gestionar ajustes' para obtener más información y para gestionar tus opciones, entre ellas, oponerte a que los socios procesen tus datos personales para sus propios intereses legítimos. Your Best Friend Songs Playlist Best Friend Songs of … On the bright side, Dionne Warwick and her powerhouse pals raised over $3 million for the cause. This is the conundrum explored by legendary soul singer Amy Winehouse in Just Friends, a single about the deep desire for friendship in the face of strong emotions. They tell you straight up what they’re all about and there’s something refreshing about that. Friendship is very important to rappers. If you love your friends so much that it makes you cry, this is the song you need to be listening to. That's kind of what this song is about. For example, hypothetically, suppose you thought Sarah McLachlan‘s I Will Remember You was super schmaltzy and corny, but cried every time they played it under those “In Memoriam” tributes at award shows, or every time they played it at graduation ceremonies. Información sobre tu dispositivo y conexión a Internet, incluida tu dirección IP, Actividad de navegación y búsqueda al utilizar sitios web y aplicaciones de Verizon Media. The “& Friends” refers to Elton John, Gladys Knight and Stevie Wonder, which is a superb group of super friends if there ever was one. The lyrical and musical composition are simple, like a lullaby, and by the song’s end, you’re fully transported back to those early school and friendship days. We’re Going To Be Friends, off The White Stripes‘ third album White Blood Cells, captures that childhood anxiety and excitement perfectly. And it’s based on Pachelbel’s Canon in D, so it’s timeless. Okay, listening to this sunshine-pop oldie is a bit like chugging maple syrup, but whatever, it’s a cute and catchy song about love and friendship. Listen to this touching song by Dionne Warwick & Friends to find out. Nosotros y nuestros socios almacenaremos y/o accederemos a la información de tu dispositivo mediante el uso de cookies y tecnologías similares, a fin de mostrar anuncios y contenido personalizados, evaluar anuncios y contenido, obtener datos sobre la audiencia y desarrollar el producto. Songs about being glad just to be around someone, and songs about being happy if they're happy are what I want. The mid-1980s was the height of the AIDS epidemic, and That’s What Friends Are For was recorded to raise money for the American Foundation for AIDS Research. Just A Friend is now a dance floor sing-along staple and a reminder that friendship can be bittersweet. Cent. Hypothetically, of course. When you ascend to any form of success, it can be hard to tell who your true friends are. There may not be any lyrics inside this 5-minute orchestral number from legendary film composer John Williams, but that doesn’t mean that the cathartic feeling of friendship doesn’t abound throughout. You don’t expect a snarling, snarky punk outfit like The Clash to record a typical song about friendship, and don’t worry, they didn’t. Country hero Hank Williams, Jr. addresses this on his fun and rambling anthem, singing, “Nobody wants to get drunk and get loud/All my rowdy friends have settled down.”. They keep that straightforward style for My Best Friend, with a chorus that goes, “You are my best friend/and I love you, and I love you/Yes I do.” That’s just great, Weezer.