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Best Songs With "Friends" in the Lyrics

Carson suffers from a serious case of melophilia. Geeking out on her favorite music artists is her guilty pleasure.

From old classics like “You're My Best Friend” by Queen to modern pop hits like "Gift of a Friend" by Demi Lovato, this article celebrates songs about friendship.

From old classics like “You're My Best Friend” by Queen to modern pop hits like "Gift of a Friend" by Demi Lovato, this article celebrates songs about friendship.

The Power of Friendship

There's nothing like a good song about friendship to remind us of the special bond we share with our closest pals. Whether it's celebrating a close bond, reminiscing about fond memories, or simply acknowledging that friends are an important part of our lives, these songs capture the power of friendship perfectly.

From old classics like "You Can’t Make Old Friends" and "Friends Will Be Friends" to modern pop hits like "Count on Me" by Bruno Mars and "Gift of a Friend" by Demi Lovato, there's sure to be a song about friendship that speaks to you.

So whether you're blasting these tunes on a road trip with your besties or just taking a moment to appreciate your friends from afar, these songs are sure to hit the spot.

1. “That’s What Friends Are For” by Dionne Warwick

Keep smiling, keep shining

Knowing you can always count on me, for sure

That's what friends are for.

2. “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” by Randy Newman

You've got a friend in me

You got troubles, and I got 'em too

There isn't anything I wouldn't do for you

We stick together and we see it through

'Cause you've got a friend in me.

3. “Real Friends” by Camila Cabello

I'm just lookin' for some real friends

All they ever do is let me down

Every time I let somebody in

Then I find out what they're all about.

4. “Thank You For Being a Friend” by Andrew Gold

Thank you for being a friend

Traveled down a road and back again

Your heart is true, you're a pal and a confidant.

5. “Gift of a Friend” by Demi Lovato

The world comes to life

And everything's bright from beginning to end

When you have a friend by your side

That helps you to find the beauty of all

When you'll open your heart and believe in

The gift of a friend.

6. “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa Ft. Charlie Put

It's been a long day without you, my friend

And I'll tell you all about it when I see you again

We've come a long way from where we began

Oh, I'll tell you all about it when I see you again.

7. “True Friend” by Hannah Montana

You're a true friend

You're here till the end

You pull me aside

When something ain't right.

8. “You Can’t Make Old Friends” by Kenny Rogers Ft. Dolly Parton

You can't make old friends

Can't make old friends

It was me and you, since way back when

But you can't make old friends.

9. “Friends Will Be Friends” by Queen

Friends will be friends

When you're through with life and all hope is lost

Hold out your hand 'cause friends will be friends

Right till the end.

10. “Lunchbox Friends” by Melanie Martinez

I don't want no lunchbox friends, no

I want someone who understands, oh, oh, no

Come to my house, let's die together

Friendship that would last forever.

11. “Best Friend” by Jason Chen

And I don't wanna ruin what we have

Love is so unpredictable

But it's the risk that I'm taking, hoping, praying

You'd fall in love with your best friend.

12. “Trouble Is a Friend” by Lenka

He's there in the dark

He's there in my heart

He waits in the winds

He's gotta play a part

Trouble is a friend.

13. “Count On Me” by Bruno Mars

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.

14. “Graduation (Friends Forever)” by Vitamin C

As we go on

We remember all the times

we had together

And as our lives change

Come whatever

We will still be friends forever.

15. “You’re My Best Friend” by Queen

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.

16. “Best Friend” by Yelawolf Ft. Eminem

Let the trumpets blow with your appearance

I can almost hear it

My best friend, best friend

When you wish me hell upon my soul and spirit

Behold these lyrics

I got a best friend.

17. “My Friends Over You” by New Found Glory

There's no room left here on my back

It was damaged long ago

Though you swear that you are true

I still pick my friends over you.

18. “Waiting On a Friend” by The Rolling Stones

A smile relieves a heart that grieves, remember what I said

I'm not waiting on a lady

I'm just waiting on a friend.

19. “Sleeping With a Friend” by Neon Trees

I'm scared but if my heart's gonna break

Before the night will end

I said, ooh ooh

We're in danger

Sleeping with a friend.

20. “Can We Still Be Friends?” by Todd Rundgren

We can't play this game anymore, but

Can we still be friends?

Things just can't go on like before, but

Can we still be friends?

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