Top 25 Most Beautiful Songs about Friendship

Love and relationships are perhaps the most used themes in songs. But beautiful songs have also been written about platonic friendships.

These are the 25 best songs about friendship.
 

25. Bill Withers – Lean on me

You just call on me brother, when you need a hand
We all need somebody to lean on
I just might have a problem that you’ll understand
We all need somebody to lean on

24. Weezer – Best Friend

When everything is wrong I’ll come talk to you
You make things alright when I’m feeling blue

23. Queen – Friends will be friends

Friends will be friends
When you’re in need of love they give you care and attention
Friends will be friends
When you’re through with life and all hope is lost
Hold out your hand ’cause right till the end, friends will be friends
Yeah, yeah

22. Christina Aguilera, I turn to you

For a shield (for a shield)
From the storm (from the storm)
For a friend, for a love to keep me safe and warm.
I turn to you. (I turn to you)

21. Mariah Carey – Anytime you need a friend

Anytime you need a friend
I will be here
You’ll never be alone again
So don’t you fear
Even if you’re miles away
I’m by your side

20. Rihanna – Umbrella

“Now that it’s raining more than ever, know that we’ll still have each other. You can stand under my umbrella.”

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19. Jason Mraz – Best Friend

Thank you for calling me out
Thank you for waking me up
Thank you for breaking it down
Thank you for choosing us
Thank you for all you’re about
Thank you for lifting me up
Thank you for keeping me grounded
And being here now

18. Phil Collins – You’ll be in my heart

And you’ll be in my heart
Yes you’ll be in my heart
From this day on
Now and forever more

17. Groove Armada – My friend

Whenever I’m down
I call on you my friend
A helping hand you lend
In my time of need

16. Andrew Gold – Thank You For Being A Friend

15. Michael jackson – You are not alone

But you are not alone
And I am here with you
Though we’re far apart
You’re always in my heart
For you are not alone

14. The Pretenders – I’ll Stand By You

I’ll stand by you,
I’ll stand by you, won’t let nobody hurt you,
I’ll stand by you.

13. Simon & Garfunkel – Old Friends

Old friends
Memory brushes the same years
Silently sharing the same fear

12. Randy Newman – You’ve Got A Friend In Me

You’ve got a friend in me
You’ve got a friend in me
When the road looks rough ahead
And you’re miles and miles from your nice warm bed
You just remember what your old pal said
Boy, you’ve got a friend in me
Yeah, you’ve got a friend in me

11. Dionne Warwick – That’s what friends are for

Keep smiling, keep shining
Knowing you can always count on me, for sure
That’s what friends are for
For good times and bad times
I’ll be on your side forever more
That’s what friends are for

10. Spice Girls – Wannabe

“If you wannabe my lover, you gotta get with my friends. Make it last forever, friendship never ends.”

9. The Rolling Stones – Waiting On A Friend

“Don’t need a whore/I don’t need no booze/Don’t need a virgin priest/But I need someone I can cry to”

8. Joe Cocker – With a little help from my friends

7. Jackson 5 – I’ll Be There

“Just call my name, and I’ll be there,”

6. The Beach Boys – Friends

“We’ve been friends now for so many years/We’ve been through the good times and tears”

5. The Rembrandts – I’ll Be There For You

I’ll be there for you
When the rain starts to pour
I’ll be there for you
Like I’ve been there before
I’ll be there for you
‘Cause you’re there for me too

4. The Beatles – With a little help from my friends

Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends
Mm, I get high with a little help from my friends
Mm, gonna try with a little help from my friends

3. Bruno Mars – Count On Me

You can count on me like one two three
I’ll be there
And I know when I need it I can count on you like four three two
You’ll be there
‘Cause that’s what friends are supposed to do, oh yeah

2. Queen – You’re My Best Friend

Oh, you’re the best friend that I ever had
I’ve been with you such a long time
You’re my sunshine and I want you to know
That my feelings are true
I really love you
Oh, you’re my best friend

1. Carole King – You’ve got a friend

You just call out my name
And you know wherever I am
I’ll come running, running, yeah, yeah, to see you again
Winter, spring, summer or fall
All you have to do is call
And I’ll be there, yes, I will
You’ve got a friend
You’ve got a friend