Readers’ Rock List: Songs About Sleep

March 15th, 2010 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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Last week, while daydreaming about the sleep we’d be losing thanks to the swap to Daylight Savings Time, we asked you for your favorite tunes about sleep. When we tallied up the votes, the Beatles scored the most reader picks with “I’m Only Sleeping,” beating out tracks by Metallica, Aerosmith and yes, the Cranberries:

1. The Beatles – “I’m Only Sleeping”
2. Nirvana – “Where Did You Sleep Last Night?”
3. Beastie Boys- “No Sleep ‘Til Brooklyn”
4. Rage Against The Machine – “Sleep Now In The Fire”
5. Metallica – “Enter Sandman”
6. The Beatles – “I’m So Tired”
7. Aerosmith – “Dream On”
8. R.E.M. – “The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight”
9. Radiohead – “Go To Sleep”
10. The Tokens – “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”
11. Pearl Jam – “Let Me Sleep”
12. R.E.M – “Daysleeper”
13. Santo and Johnny – “Sleepwalking”
14. The Cranberries – “Dreams”
15. The Smiths – “Girlfriend in a Coma”


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