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100 Best Songs With Countries in the Title


Singers and songwriters have delightful ways of expressing their sentiments. A number of musicians have described different aspects of being in a foreign country through their songs. While many songs serve as memoirs and travelogues of experiencing the joys of being in a beautiful country, certain songs explore the grim reality and political unrest that lurks.

What Message Do Countries in Songs Convey?

The name of a country may be mentioned in a song to express a deep understanding of personal experience. Both positive attributes and negative attributes associated with a country are showcased in a thought provoking manner. Singers and songwriters may also mention a country as a metaphor to convey a broader perspective about life. A number of songs describe the people, culture, and climate of a country in a poetic manner. Singers and songwriters often describe the nostalgic feeling of spending a holiday or vacation in a particular country.

Many musicians have penned their experiences about touring and performing in different countries. Certain songs portray the struggles and hardships faced after moving to a foreign country. Songwriters may describe the freedom and joy of moving to a big country with a theatrical expression. The amazement of witnessing a completely new culture is expressed emotionally in certain songs. Certain lyrics showcase the intolerance and hypocrisies of certain sections of people in a country with unwillingness to accept beliefs or views that oppose their own.


What Do Sovereign States Symbolize in Songs?

Names of sovereign states in songs may symbolize a wide spectrum of attributes. While certain songs are symbolic of a sociopolitical message to highlight an issue in a country; many other songs represent the freedom of being independent and unrestricted in a culturally diverse society. A large number of protest songs, showcase the displeasure and resentment towards certain laws and policies implemented by the government of a country. Certain singers and songwriters share captivating lyrics about how mesmerizing it is being in a particular country.

Although majority of songs reveal a fascinating facet about a country through their lyrics, certain songs fathom the brutal depths of a harsh reality that often sidelined or ignored. The overwhelming feeling of being in a big nation or small nation is portrayed with an immaculate sense of aesthetics. Different aspects associated with a country are sometimes expressed with a philosophical outlook to trigger a thought process that evokes a reaction. Although a country represents a diverse spectrum of attributes, in songs, countries often denote or symbolize

  • Nostalgia
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Change
  • Love
  • Anger
  • Resentment
  • Hate
  • Racism
  • Minorities
  • Hope
  • Awe
  • Issues
  • Discrimination
  • Politics
  • Emotions
  • Memories

The list below showcases a collection of rock songs, pop songs, country songs, R&B songs, folk songs, hip hop songs, alternative songs, indie songs, jazz songs, blues songs, soul songs, disco songs, EDM songs and dance songs with countries in the title. If you have a view, opinion or song suggestion, let us know in the comments section.

Top 10 Best Songs With Countries in the Title

  1. “This Is America”—Childish Gambino
  2. “Greece”—DJ Khaled featuring Drake
  3. “Lost in France”—Bonnie Tyler
  4. “China Girl”—David Bowie
  5. “Brazil”—Declan McKenna
  6. “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”—Julie Covington
  7. “Born in the U.S.A.”—Bruce Springsteen
  8. “Cambodia”—Kim Wilde
  9. “Big in Japan”—Alphaville
  10. “Costa Rica”—Benjamin Ingrosso


11. “Australia”—Manic Street Preachers

12. “Cuba”—Gibson Brothers

13. “Uncle John form Jamaica”—Vengaboys

14. “China”—Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee and Karol G, featuring Ozuna and J Balvin

15. “Lovers in Japan”—Coldplay

16. “Never Been to Spain”—Three Dog Night

17. “America”—Razorlight

18. “El Salvador”—Athlete

19. “Made in the U.S.A.”—Demi Lovato

20. “Tour de France”—Kraftwerk


21. “Give Ireland Back to the Irish”—Wings

22. “Christmas in Jamaica”—Toni Braxton featuring Shaggy

23. “Brazil We Flexing”—MC Guime featuring Soulja Boy

24. “Australia”—The Kinks

25. “Kids in America”—Kim Wilde

26. “Chak De! India”—Sukhwinder Singh and Salim Merchant

27. “Guatemala”—Swae Lee Slim Jxmmi and Rae Sremmurd

28. “Mexico”—James Taylor

29. “Big in Japan”—Martin Solveig and Dragonette featuring Idoling

30. “Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America”—The 1975

31. “Back in the U.S.S.R.”—The Beatles

32. “America”—Simon & Garfunkel

33. “China Grove”—The Doobie Brothers

34. “Cedars of Lebanon”—U2

35. “Song of Bangladesh”—Joan Baez

36. “Japan—Famous Dex

37. “I Like America & America Likes Me”—The 1975

38. “Holland, 1945”—Neutral Milk Hotel

39. “Sun of Jamaica”—Goombay Dance Band

40. “God Bless the U.S.A.”—Lee Greenwood


41. “Jamaica Farewell”—Harry Belefonte

42. “The Flowers of Guatemala”—R.E.M.

43. “Goodbye , France”—Nora Bayes

44. “Back in the U.S.A.”—Chuck Berry

45. “Lost In Japan”—Shawn Mendes

46. “Mexico”—Jefferson Airplane

47. “America”—Neil Diamond

48. “Holiday in Spain”—Counting Crows

49. “El Salvador”—Peter, Paul and Mary

50. “For America”—Jackson Browne

51. “Bangla Desh”—George Harrison

52. “Mother Russia”—Iron Maiden

53. “Welcome to England”—Tori Amos

54. “Puerto Rico Ho”—Frankie Cutlass

55. “America”—Prince

56. “Living in America”—James Brown

57. “This is England”—The Clash

58. “Ronnie, Talk to Russia”—Prince

59. “Jamaica Mistaica”—Jimmy Buffet

60. “Made in America”—Cimorelli


61. “Surfin’ U.S.A.”—The Beach Boys

62. “China Girl”—Iggy Pop

63. “Madagascar”—Guns N' Roses

64. “To Brazil!”—Vengaboys

65. “Barbados”—Typically Tropical

66. “Holiday in Cambodia”—Dead Kennedys

67. “Flower of Scotland”—The Corries

68. “Diamonds from Sierra Leone”—Kanye West

69. “Calling America”—Electric Light Orchestra

70. “Breakfast in America”—Supertramp

71. “I Love America”—Patrick Juvet

72. “Paraguay”—Iggy Pop

73. “Costa Rica”—Dreamville, Bas and JID

74. “The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A.”—Donna Fargo

75. “Israel”—Morrissey

76. “China”—Red Rockers

77. “Made in America”—Toby Keith

78. “The Lebanon”—The Human League

79. “Haiti”—Arcade Fire

80. “Mozambique”—Bob Dylan


81. “America”—Killing Joke

82. “Canada”—Low

83. “We Are the World: 25 For Haiti’—Artists For Haiti

84. “Miss America”—J. Cole

85. “Panama”—Van Halen

86. “You’re My Jamaica”—Charley Pride

87. “U.S.A. (Aiight Then)”—Mobb Deep

88. “White Car in Germany”—The Associates

89. “Party in the U.S.A.”—Miley Cyrus

90. “England”—PJ Harvey

91. “Uncommon Valor: A Vietnam Story “—Jedi Mind Tricks featuring R.A. the Rugged Man

92. “Sweden”—The Stranglers

93. “Mother Russia”—Renaissance

94. “America”—Deuce

95. “Bedlam in Belgium”—AC/DC

96. “White America”—Eminem

97. “Ethiopia”—Red Hot Chili Peppers

98. “America”—Sufijan Stevens

99. “Looking for America”—Lana Del Rey

100. “Spain”—John Paul Young

Other Notable Songs With Country Names in the Title

  • “Australia”—Gyroscope
  • “We’re from America”—Marilyn Manson
  • “Stop the War in Croatia”—Tomislav Ivcic
  • “The Annexation of Puerto Rico”—A Static Lullaby
  • “Princess of China”—Coldplay and Rihanna
  • “Mother Russia”—Fe
  • “If He Can Fight Like He Can Love, Good Night Germany!”—The Farber Sisters
  • “Blame Canada”—Mary Kay Bergman
  • “Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)”—Manic Street Preachers
  • “Young in America”—Danielle Bradbery
  • “Hello America”—Def Leppard
  • “There is No Depression in New Zealand”—Blam Blam Blam
  • “Jamaica”—Bobby Caldwell
  • “This is Nigeria”—Falz
  • “Iceland”—Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • “Puerto Rico”—Eddie Palmieri
  • “King of Spain”—Moxy Fruvous
  • “Funkin’ for Jamaica”—Tom Browne
  • “My Sweetheart is Somewhere in France”—Elizabeth Spencer
  • “South Australia”—The Pogues
  • “China”—Tori Amos
  • “Amusement Parks U.S.A.”—The Beach Boys
  • “I Still Call Australia Home”—Peter Allen
  • “Puerto Rico”—Vaya Con Dios
  • “Love Netherlands”—Russian Village Boys
  • “Discovering Japan”—Graham Parker
  • “England”—The National
  • “21st Century USA”—Drive-By Truckers
  • “Managua, Nicaragua”—Freddy Martin
  • “Puerto Rico”—Frankie Ruiz
  • “Andorra”—Colin Blunstone
  • “U.S. Blues”—Grateful Dead
  • “To France”—Mike Oldfield
  • “Any Man in America”—Blue October
  • “Vietnam”—Jimmy Cliff
  • “The Girl Who Slept for Scotland”—The Waterboys
  • “(You Can Still) Rock in America”—Night Ranger
  • “Spain”—Chick Corea
  • “Tired of England”—Dirty Pretty Things
  • “Australia (Whore of the World)”—John Jordon
  • “Show Me Love (America)”—The Wanted
  • “Only in America”—Brooks & Dunn
  • “The Gulf of Mexico”—Steve Earle
  • “Made in America”—Jay-Z and Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean
  • “A New England”—Billy Bragg
  • “Make It in America”—Victorious Cast featuring Victoria
  • “Jamaica Jerk-Off”—Elton John
  • “Trip to Saudi Arabia”—Dr. Peacock featuring Dither
  • “When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band to France”—Marrion Harris
  • “U.S.A.”—Tha Pump
  • “Oh Canada”—Nadia Reid
  • “The News from Spain”—Al Stewart
  • “Welcome To America”—Lecrae
  • “In Germany Before the War”—Randy Newman
  • “Make America Great Again”—Frank Turner
  • “This Place Called U.S.A.”—Creed Fisher
  • “India”—The Psychedelic Furs
  • “Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)”—Jay-Z, Bono, The Edge & Rihanna
  • “France”—Grateful Dead
  • “England Rocks”—Ian Hunter
  • “Lost In Germany”—King's X
  • “Puerto Rico te la Dedico”—Daddy Yankee, DJ Nelson, Yaviah and Notty
  • “The Man Who Put the Germ in Germany”—Nora Bayes
  • “U.S.S.R.”—Eddy Huntington
  • “Who Will Survive in America”—Kanye West
  • “Viva Nigeria”—Fela Kuti
  • “America Drinks & Goes Home”—The Mothers of Invention
  • “Still Feels Like Mexico”—Ronnie Dunn featuring Reba McEntire
  • “England Swings”—Roger Miller
  • “Oh…Canada”—Classified
  • “Rock in the U.S.A.”—John Mellencamp
  • “Miss America”—James Blunt
  • “United States of Whatever”—Liam Lynch
  • “Poland”—Tangerine Dream
  • “Brasil”—EOB
  • “The Great Wall of China”—Billy Joel
  • “Amerika”—Rammstein
  • “Queen of Denmark”—John Grant
  • “Miss America”—Mans Zelmerlow
  • “Goodbye England (Covered in Snow)”—Laura Marling
  • “Black Korea”—Ice Cube
  • “America”—The Nice
  • “The Stately Homes of England”—Noel Coward
  • “Help Save the Youth of America”—Billy Bragg
  • “Singapore”—2 Plus 1
  • “Mexico”—Neil Young
  • “Oh England, My Lionheart”—Kate Bush
  • “America (I Love America)”—Full Intention
  • “Uzbekistan”—The Sound of Animals Fighting
  • “Back in Vietnam”—Lenny Kravitz
  • “America”—Waylon Jennings
  • “I Love America”—Alice Cooper
  • “Timor”—Shakira
  • “It’s America”—Rodney Atkins
  • “Keep Nigeria One”—Fela Kuti
  • “Shout for England”—Dizzee Rascal and James Corden
  • “The Man Who Built America”—Horslips
  • “United Provinces of India”—Cornershop featuring Bubbley Kaur
  • “Jamaica”—Bachman-Turner Overdrive
  • “Sweden”—The Divine Comedy
  • “Color Me America”—Dolly Parton
  • “Mexico”—Danny Worsnop
  • “Advance Australia Fair”—Andrew Fairfax
  • “New America”—Marina
  • “Song for America”—Kansas
  • “The Sea Horses of Old Mexico”—George Strait
  • “Far Afghanistan”—James Taylor
  • “America”—Nas
  • “Down in Mexico”—The Coasters
  • “Geek U.S.A.”—Smashing Pumpkins
  • “Latvia”—Troubas Kater
  • “US Forces”—Midnight Oil
  • “English Kids in America”—Lower Than Atlantis
  • “Going Down to Cuba”—Jackson Browne
  • “Dear Old America”—Heart
  • “This Is America”—Ashton Shepherd
  • “Jardin du Luxembourg”—The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger
  • “India”—Joe Walsh
  • “Something About England”—The Clash
  • “Middle of America”—Will Hoge
  • “Let England Shake”—PJ Harvey
  • “Sailing To America”—Saxon
  • “Holland”—Sufijan Stevens
  • “Letter from Afghanistan”—Richard Digance
  • “Sierra Leone”—Big Sean
  • “Monster/Suicide/America”—Steppenwolf
  • “My Korea’s Over”—Rucka Rucka Ali
  • “Honeymoon in Puerto Rico”—Paul Jabara
  • “Somewhereinamerica”—Jay-Z
  • “Dreaming in the U.S.A.”—Sting & Shaggy
  • “Mexico”—Butthole Surfers

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