So, you came here looking for ten songs about America? Well you won’t be disappointed (I hope) as this is indeed 10 songs about America, but it might not be quite what you were expecting. Enjoy!

1. Bad Religion – American Jesus

This song appeared on the 7th studio album from Bad Religion called Recipe For Hate, released in 1993.

2. Green Day – American Idiot

This Green Day song came from their 2004 album of the same name.

3. Love/Hate – Wasted In America

Released in 1992 this Love/Hate tracked managed to sneak in to the UK charts, climbing to a position of number 38.

4. David Bowie – I’m Afraid Of Americans

David Bowie and Brian Eno teamed up to pen this song which featured on the 1997 David Bowie album Earthling.

5. Eminem – White America

This Eminem song was track number 2 on his album The Eminem Show.

6. The Clash – I’m So Bored With The U.S.A

This song featured on the debut album from the Clash as far back as 1977.

7. The Offspring – Americana

This song featured on the 1998 album of the same name by the Offspring.

8. Morrissey – America Is Not The World

This Morrissey track was the opening song on his 2004 album You Are The Quarry.

9. Bad Religion – Streets Of America

This song comes from the 1996 Bad Religion album The Gray Race.

10. David Byrne – Miss America

This song appeared on the 1997 David Byrne album Feelings.

And I will leave you with the words of Eminem: “He, hahaha, I’m just playin’ America, you know I love you…”


P.S. This article was originally published by the same author on Triond on the 30th of September 2011 and can be found by clicking HERE.