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100 Best Songs About Talking

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Different themes are implemented by musicians in their songs. A number of singers and songwriters from different genres have creatively employed ideas and concepts about talking in songs. Although talking refers to communication by spoken words, a conversation, or discussion, in songs the term is used both literally and metaphorically to express a wide range of feelings and emotions.

What Does the Word “Talk” Convey in Songs?

Songs that mention the term “talk” convey a broad spectrum of emotional attributes. While certain songs explore the literal meaning of the term, a number of tunes use the term figuratively to explain ideas or concepts. A number of musicians passionately express their feelings about talking to someone special in their life. How a person feels talking to a close friend is exquisitely described in certain songs. In numerous love songs, the conversation one has with their lover is expressed in a delightfully theatrical manner.

Certain songs describe the protagonist’s mindset of wanting to talk over the phone after having a fight or argument with their lover. Singers and songwriters incorporate elements of humor or sarcasm through reflections of talking to oneself over a past incident. Certain songs vent their frustration at people who gossip and spread rumors, and talk behind someone’s back. These songs are typically angst-filled expressions of the conniving human condition. The importance of talking to each other and communicating at different stages in a relationship is highlighted in songs about love and friendship.


What Does Talk Symbolize in Songs

The word “talk” symbolizes a broad spectrum of thoughts and ideas associated with emotions. Certain songs showcase the sentiments of giving a failed relationship another try and sorting things out. These songs narrate the difficulties partners have coming to terms with the present situation they are in and making an attempt to talk with each other to resolve issues. In certain confessional songs, protagonists take a dig at their former lover telling them to talk less and actually start doing something with their life. In certain breakup songs, the protagonist pleads with their lover to talk things out before taking a decision on moving on.

In numerous ballads, singers and songwriters playfully describe character traits and mannerisms of their partner which they find amusing. Romantic songs aesthetically describe the cute and endearing ways about how a partner likes to talk a lot, and often have the final say in a conversation. The teasing nature of lyrical balladry in these songs brings alive a nostalgic feeling for listeners. Certain songs about talking to god and having a deep conversation about life represent a philosophical outlook through the perspective of an individual who needs answers to questions. Although the word talk represents a wide gamut of human emotion, in songs the term often denotes or symbolizes

  • Feelings
  • Emotions
  • Character
  • Love
  • Gossip
  • Conversation
  • Negotiation
  • Discussion
  • Relationship
  • Friendship
  • Prating
  • Breakup
  • Anxiety
  • Isolation
  • Pride

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

Top 10 Best Songs About Talking

  1. “Talk”—Khalid
  2. “Talking to the Moon”—Bruno Mars
  3. “We Don’t Talk Anymore”—Charlie Puth featuring Selena Gomez
  4. “Girls Talk Boys”—5 Seconds of Summer
  5. “Walk it Talk It”—Migos featuring Drake
  6. “Talk”—Why Don’t We
  7. “Talk About Love”—Zara Larsson featuring Young Thug
  8. “The Adults are Talking”—The Strokes
  9. “Talking in Your Sleep”—The Romantics
  10. “Talk You Out of It”—Florida Georgia Line


11. “Talk to Me”—Tory Lanez and Rich the Kid

12. “Talk”—DJ Snake featuring George Maple

13. “Talk to Me”—Drakeo the Ruler featuring Drake

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14. “Talking Body”—Tove Lo

15. “Build God, Then We’ll Talk”—Panic! at the Disco

16. “Talking to You”—Izzy Bizu

17. “Can We Talk”—Tevin Campbell

18. “Pillowtalk”—Zayn

19. “You Talk Too Much”—Joe Jones

20. “I Wanna Talk About Me”—Toby Keith


21. “Talk That Talk”—Rihanna featuring Jay-Z

22. “Talk About the Passion”—R.E.M.

23. “Talk Dirty”—Jason Derulo featuring 2 Chainz

24. “Come and Talk to Me”—Jodeci

25. “Talk”—Coldplay

26. “I Talk to the Wind”—King Crimson

27. “Don’t Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)”—The Beach Boys

28. “I Don’t Want to Talk About It”—Rod Stewart

29. “Talk About Our Love”—Brandy featuring Kanye West

30. “Talk Up”—Drake featuring Jay-Z

31. “Little Talks”—Of Monsters and Men

32. “Let’s Talk About Us”—Jerry Lee Lewis

33. “Talking to Jesus”—Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music

34. “Talk to Me”—Stevie Nicks

35. “Let’s Talk About Sex”—Salt-n-Pepa

36. “Talk That Talk”—Jackie Wilson

37. “Talking in My Sleep”—Paul Rey

38. “Talkin’ ‘bout a Revolution”—Tracy Chapman

39. “Talk Shows on Mute”—Incubus

40. “TalkTalk”—A Perfect Circle


41. “Talkin’ 2 Myself”—Eminem featuring Kobe

42. “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”—The Cast of Encanto

43. “Talk That”—Secret

44. “Talk Talk”—Talk Talk

45. “Talk of the Town”—Jack Johnson

46. “Big Talk”—Warrant

47. “Talk Too Much”—Coin

48. “Talk Me Down”—Troye Sivan

49. “Talking About”—Conor Maynard

50. “Talk to Me”—Brandy, Ray J and Willie Norwood

51. “Talking Loud and Clear”—Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

52. “Talking in Your Sleep”—Crystal Gayle

53. “Talk a Good Game”—Kelly Rowland featuring Kevin Cossom

54. “Talk You Down”—The Script

55. “Talk to Me”—Babyface

56. “Talkin’ About”—Amerie

57. “Talk is Cheap”—Chet Faker

58. “Talk to Me”—Kiss

59. “Talk it Over in the Morning”—Anne Murray

60. “Talk to Me”—Peaches


61. “Talking to the Universe”—Yoko Ono

62. “Talkin’ bout My Baby”—Fatboy Slim

63. “Talking to Myself”—Linkin Park

64. “A Little Less Talk and a Lot More Action”—Toby Keith

65. “Talk to Me, Dance with Me”—Hot Hot Heat

66. “Talkin’ New York”—Bob Dylan

67. “Talk Dirty to Me”—Poison

68. “(It’s Not Me Talking)”—A Flock of Seagulls

69. “The Talkin’ Song Repair Blues”—Alan Jackson

70. “Talkin’ Out da Side of Ya Neck!”—Dem Franchize Boyz

71. “Talk to Me”—Wild Orchid

72. “Talkin’ Loud and Sayin’ Nothing”—James Brown and Bobby Byrd

73. “Talk, Talk, Talk”—The Ordinary Boys

74. “Talking Out of Turn”—The Moody Blues

75. “Talkin’ to Me”—Amerie

76. “Keep Talking”—Pink Floyd

77. “Talk to My Heart”—Joan Kennedy

78. “Better Start Talking”—Donell Jones featuring Jermaine Dupri

79. “Talkin’ John Birch Paranoid Blues”—Bob Dylan

80. “Talk to You”—Small Faces


81. “Talk of the Town”—Pretenders

82. “That’s Me You’re Talking To”—Trisha Yearwood

83. “Talk Back Trembling Lips”—Ernest Ashworth

84. “Talk Tonight”—Oasis

85. “Small Talk”—Katy Perry

86. “Talkin’ to the Moon”—Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers

87. “Talkin’ to Myself Again”—Tammy Wynette

88. “Talking”—The Rifles

89. “Talkin’ to the Wall”—Warner Mack

90. “Let Me Talk”—Earth, Wind & Fire

91. “Talking Old Soldiers”—Elton John

92. “Look Who’s Talking”—Dr. Alban featuring Nana Hedin

93. “What You Talking About?”—Redlight featuring Ms Dynamite

94. “Talk Talk Talk”—Darren Hayes

95. “Speak Softly (You’re Talking to My Heart)”—Gene Watson

96. “Automatic (I’m Talking to You)”—ElliZe

97. “Don’t Talk to Him”—Cliff Richard and the Shadows

98. “Talk Talk”—Music Machine

99. “Don’t talk to Strangers”—Dio

100. “Talking to the Man on the Moon”—Titiyo

Other Notable Songs About Talking

  • “Talk to Myself”—Avicii
  • “You Talk Way Too Much—The Strokes
  • “Talk to Me Fiddle”—The Charlie Daniels Band
  • “Talk to Ya”—HRVY
  • “Dear Self (Can I Talk to You)”—Beanie Sigel
  • “Talk Good”—Grace VanderWaal
  • “Singing in Viet Nam Talking Blues”—Johnny Cash
  • “Have a Talk With God”—Stevie Wonder
  • “Talk to Me”—Mowe featuring Conor Maynard & Rani
  • “May I Have a Talk with You”—Stevie Ray Vaughn
  • “Elephant Talk”—King Crimson
  • “Talk Like Sex”—Kool G Rap & DJ Polo
  • “Pillow Talking”—Lil Dicky featuring Brain
  • “Talking to the Walls”—Finger Eleven
  • “I Never Talk to Strangers”—Tom Waits and Bette Midler
  • “Talk Dirty”—John Entwistle
  • “Sexy Ladies/Let Me Talk to You (Prelude)”—Justin Timberlake
  • “Gun Talk”—Ja Rule
  • “Talk More Talk”—Paul McCartney
  • “Dogs are Talking”—The Angels
  • “Talk”—M.I.A.
  • “Young Boy Talk”—Wiz Khalifa
  • “Talking Behind Your Back”—Lee Ann Womack
  • “Let’s Talk about It”—Akcent
  • “Talking Backwards”—Real Estate
  • “Talk to Ya Later”—The Tubes
  • “DSX Talk”—Three 6 Mafia
  • “Talking in His Sleep”—Toni Braxton
  • “Talk to Her”—India Arie
  • “Let ‘Em Talk”—Kesha featuring Eagles of Death Metal
  • “Me and Charlie Talking”—Miranda Lambert
  • “Talk to Her”—Priestess
  • “Talk to Me”—Carly Rae Jepsen
  • “Something About What Happens When We Talk”—Lucinda Williams
  • “Talking to You”—R3HAB featuring Rynn
  • “Talk About It”—Dr. Dre featuring King Mez and Justus
  • “Silence is Talking”—Reverend and the Makers
  • “Talking Like I’m Falling Down Stairs”—Sparkadia
  • “We’re the Talk of the Town”—Buck Owens & Rose Maddox
  • “Talk to Me”—Nirvana
  • “Let’s Talk About Your Hair”—Have Mercy
  • “Talking to the Night”—Brian Ice
  • “Keep Talking”—Cyrus Villanueva
  • “Talk to Me Nice”—Lil Yachty featuring Quavo
  • “If You Talk in Your Sleep”—Little Milton
  • “Talk Baby Talk”—Emma Louise
  • “I Don’t know What you’re Talking About”—Husker Du
  • “Talk About the Good Times”—Elvis Presley
  • “Ain’t Just the Whiskey Talkin’”—Trace Adkins
  • “Talking to a Stranger”—Hunters & Collectors
  • “E Talking”—Soulwax
  • “Talk”—Kreesha Turner
  • “Vietnam Talking Blues”—Paul Ochs
  • “Talkin’ to the Wrong Man”—Michael Martin Murphey with Ryan Murphey
  • “Let the Music Do the Talking”—The Joe Perry Project
  • “Don’t Talk”—Jon. B
  • “Talk to God”—K. Michelle
  • “Don’t Talk About It”—Dante Bowe
  • “I Don’t Wanna Talk (I Just Wanna Dance)”—Glass Animals
  • “Talk to Him”—Chris Tomlin with Russell Dickerson
  • “Deep Talk in the Shallow End”—Ben Lee
  • “Talkin’ Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues”—Bob Dylan
  • “Stop Talking”—Miya Follick
  • “Let’s Talk Dirty to the Animals”—Gilda Radner
  • “Talk It How I Bring It”—Fetty P Franklin
  • “Silent Talking”—Yes
  • “Talking to My Diary”—Dr. Dre
  • “Let’s Talk About the Bible”—Buju Banton
  • “Talk to the Animals”—Rex Harrison
  • “Talk Later”—The Vamps
  • “You Talk Too Much”—George Thorogood & the Destroyers
  • “Talk to Me”—Craig David
  • “Don’t Stop Talking”—Robbie Williams
  • “Talkin’ Baseball”—Terry Cashman
  • “Let Your Heart Do All the Talking”—A-Teens
  • “Talk to Me”—Anita Baker
  • “Pillow Talk”—Sylvia
  • “Talk About You”—Mika
  • “Nobody’s Talking”—Exile
  • “I Don’t Want to Talk”—Wallows
  • “Sleep Talking”—Charlotte Lawrence
  • “Talk to Me”—Buckcherry
  • “Don’t Talk Just Kiss”—Right Said Fred
  • “Let’s Talk About it Later”—Glenn Hughes
  • “Talking to You”—Jakob Sveistrup
  • “Talk”—Tori Kelly
  • “Let the Boots Do the Talking”—Oi Polloi
  • “Talk About It”—Boom Crash Opera
  • “She’s Given Up Talking”—Paul McCartney
  • “Talk Like That”—The Presets
  • “Night Talk”—Aksento
  • “Talkin ‘Bout Love”—Keke Wyatt
  • “When Love Starts Talking”—Wynonna Judd
  • “Talking to Yourself”—Olly Murs
  • “Talk on Phones”—Kevin Gates
  • “Talk to Me”—Chico DeBarge
  • “Talking Like a Shotgun”—Krokus
  • “Let’s Talk About It”—Lightshow
  • “Talk Show”—Twenty88
  • “Keep Talking”—Rita Ora featuring Julia Michaels
  • “Talk About Love”—Christine Anu
  • “Talk to Me”—Caveown
  • “You Talk Too Much”—Run DMC
  • “Talk to You”—Talib Kweli

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