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The Very Best Songs About Seattle, Washington

Discover the very best songs about Seattle, Washington. Whether you’re traveling there tomorrow or simply channeling the rainy days of grunge, we have your back. From Perry Como to Nirvana, from Marcy Playground to Macklemore, from Sir Mix-a-Lot to Todd Snider, we’ve gathered the very best songs about Seattle, Washington in one place. Start with our top ten songs about Seattle, and then explore by genre – including alternative (grunge), pop, rock, hip hop, alternative, singer/songwriter, electronic, country, and even a classic jaz tune. You’ll find all the best songs about Seattle, Washington right here.

Top 10 Songs About Seattle, Washington

  1. Welcome to Seattle – Boom Bap Project (iTunes | Amazon) Seattle’s hip hop sensation lays down some tracks about a different side of the Emerald City
  2. Seattle – Perry Como (iTunes | Amazon) Released in 1969, Como’s first attempt at being “groovy” is smooth and catchy and still falls squarely in the standards category
  3. Hello Seattle – Owl City (iTunes | Amazon) 2008 electronic song sings about “the tide and the ocean surf”, among a great many other things
  4. Seattle – Public Image Ltd. (iTunes | Amazon) Fronted by Johnny Rotten himself, this British post punk band rocked about the Jet City in 1987
  5. My Oh My – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (iTunes | Amazon) Seattle musician Ben Haggerty (aka Macklemore) raps nostalgically about sportscaster David Niehaus’ catchphrase at Mariners game
  6. New Way Home – Foo Fighters (iTunes | Amazon) Citing both the boats in the Sound and the Kingdome, the Fighters place their dilema solidly in Seattle
  7. The Shadow of Seattle – Marcy Playground (iTunes | Amazon) Other towns and places fail to live up to the expectations and precedent of Seattle
  8. Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana (iTunes | Amazon) Kurt Cobain’s biggest grunge hit, while not about Seattle necessarily remains intrinsically linked to it
  9. The Mud Shark – Frank Zappa (iTunes) Zappa’s song riffs on the infamous “Shark Episode” involving the band Led Zeppelin and Seattle’s Edgewater Inn
  10. Seattle – The Hot Toddies (iTunes | Amazon) Rockin’ and ribald girl band relate Seattle’s impact on their collective libido

Want more of the best songs about Seattle, Washington? Check the list below for more favorites, standbys, classics, and a few oddball selections. No matter your musical taste, you can find a sound you like among the best songs about Seattle. Like us on Facebook or check out more top 10 songs for other great cities and destinations.

MORE SONGS ABOUT SEATTLE

ALTERNATIVE SONGS ABOUT SEATTLE

 ROCK SONGS ABOUT SEATTLE

HIP HOP SONGS ABOUT SEATTLE

POP SONGS ABOUT SEATTLE

ELECTRONIC SONGS ABOUT SEATTLE

COUNTRY SONGS ABOUT SEATTLE

SINGER/SONGWRITER SONGS ABOUT SEATTLE

JAZZ SONGS ABOUT SEATTLE

SUGGEST SONGS ABOUT SEATTLE

Is there a great, good, or not half-bad song about Seattle or that takes place in Seattle that we missed? Drop us a line or contact us on Facebook and let us know. If it’s a fit, we’ll be sure to add it to our list of the best songs about Seattle, Washington.

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