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The best rock songs with a truly explosive chorus

About the tracks with the most incendiary chorus...

"The most explosive chorus in the history of rock" - the top of the best songs

rock songs they can be dynamic and incendiary, or vice versa - gentle and measured ... And there are songs that flawlessly combine both! And it is about them that we will talk today ... Below are collected rock hits with a really explosive chorus! This is a unique technique, thanks to which at first you unconsciously relax, but then you realize that you were in a hurry: in the chorus, you are overtaken by a real hurricane of passions, a wave of insane energy transmitted at some lightning-fast level! In a word - listening will not leave you indifferent. The most interesting thing is that the songs below are well known to many listeners! Let's not waste time: this top songs with explosive chorus... Let's go!

Blur - "Song 2"

iconic Blur's hit, which, due to its explosive chorus, is also called simply by many "woo hoo"! This song has become the hallmark of the British rock band, as well as an attribute of many commercials and even films! In 2011, 14 years after the release, the track was included in the list "150 Best Songs of the Last 15 Years" according to NME magazine. Music video with over 130 million views on YouTube, was filmed by the famous British music video director Sophie Muller: the whole action takes place in a small room, and as soon as the chorus sounds, the band members begin to fly around the room and hit the walls and floor! In a word - complete madness!

Immediately after the release, the song gained immense popularity around the world. Wherein Graham Coxon said that initially "Song 2" did not claim the title of a hit, but was conceived as a prank on the record company:

“…so we wanted to blow up the label executives!”

The Cranberries - "Zombie"

This composition needs no introduction, as it has long become a big hit, an anthem all over the world... And the powerful chorus, which literally blows your mind, played an important role in this. After release in 1993 the song topped the national music charts in Australia, France, Germany, Belgium… No wonder "Zombie" became the hallmark of the group The Cranberries, as well as an inspiration for many other groups and performers (including Russian ones).

The music video for the song was filmed in Belfast, Northern Ireland during the Troubles. More than one video has been viewed so far. billion human…

Queen - "The Show Must Go On"

Who really was the master of explosive choruses was FreddieMercury was the owner of an amazing vocal and range, which allowed him to easily turn any song into a real firework ... And the composition "The Show Must Go On" is clear proof of that. "Show must go on" - this is the translation of the title of the song released in 1991 year and became a classic Queen... The song became the final on the Innuendo album - the last disc of the group recorded with Freddie ...

Since we are talking about explosive choruses and about Queen, it is unforgivable not to mention the famous composition «Bohemian Rhapsody»! This is probably the most famous song of the group... Music videos with the performance of this song collect millions of views, and this is not at all surprising: it seems that instead of Freddie's voice, he sings with his soul... The chorus is really explosive, standing out noticeably against the background of verses. We watch and listen:

Bon Jovi - "Livin'n on a Prayer"

Your famous hit "Livin'n on a prayer" group Bon Jovi released in 1986 year. The song instantly gained popularity and recognition from both fans and critics... The dynamic composition has a really explosive chorus, which, having heard once, you are unlikely to forget.

The video for the song has not yet reached a billion views, but is very close to it: the music video has been watched by more than 800 million human…

Alice Cooper - "Might As Well Be On Mars"

This track 1991 years still sounds confident and fresh. Especially noteworthy is the chorus, which seems to breathe new life into the song ...

"I could be on Mars
You don't see me
I could be the man in the moon
Do you hear me
Oh you feel me so close
And yet so far
baby, I could be on Mars…”

Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

The band's cult hit Nirvana, which evokes different emotions in different listeners: some love this song, while others do not perceive it at all ... Nevertheless, it certainly deserves a place on our list, because the chorus "Smells like Teen Spirit" This is truly explosive stuff!

The video for "Smells like teen spirit" was watched by more than a billion people, which once again proves that Nirvana led by the deceased Kurt Cobain had a huge impact and made an invaluable contribution to the development of modern rock ...

Europe - "The Final Countdown"

As practice shows, it is not necessary to turn to grunge rock in the face of Nirvana or to the work of a shock rocker Alice Cooper… It is enough to go back to 1986 for a few minutes and enjoy the composition "The Final Countdown" performed Joey Tempesta

Tempest himself told the following about his creation: “My message was that the world is expanding, and we are leaving - we are dissolving in space ... And the text "Space Oddity" by David Bowie really ignited this idea…”

Linkin Park - "Numb"

Let's return to the rock of the 2000s, namely, to the work of the group Linkin Park. "numb" is the most famous hit of the group, and yes: there is really a lot of drive in the chorus ... As of May 2021, the video for the song is the most viewed of all the Linkin Park videos: it scored over 1.5 billion views on YouTube.

Fall Out Boy - "This Ain't a Scene"

And the song ends our list "This Ain't a Scene" groups Fall Out Boy!

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