35 Songs For Deep Voices

From pop to hard rock, mainstream music has no shortage of high-pitched vocals. You’ll often find deeper vocalists providing backing tracks on many pop hits.

But, there are also plenty of times vocalists with deeper voices have shined. If you love singing and have a deeper voice, you’ll love this list. Whether you need a song to sing at karaoke or to star in a cover band, these songs work best with deeper voices.

Let’s get right to our list of top songs for deep voices.

1. “Light My Fire” By The Doors

Song Year: 1967

As one of the most recognizable baritone voices of all time, you could choose almost any song by Jim Morrison if you have a deep voice. “Light My Fire” is one of the Door’s most popular songs and will sound great if you sing with a deep voice.

The original version featured a vocal range between D3 and A4, making it ideal for baritones and tenors.

2. “Are You Lonesome Tonight” By Elvis Presley

Song Year: 1960

Slow and sultry, Elvis delivers a deep and provocative vocal on “Are You Lonesome.” Presley uses a vocal range between D3 and E4 on the track.

The subdued pace of the song makes “Are You Lonesome” easy to sing, and it’s a favorite at many karaoke nights. 

3. “My Way” By Frank Sinatra

Song Year: 1969

Singing “My Way” at karaoke is a surefire way to impress everyone at the bar. Frank Sinatra is known for his deep voice, and “My Way” is one of his most memorable performances.

Spanning G2 and E4 vocal ranges, Sinatra sings with so much heart and energy throughout his performance. It’s also a great song to close out the night if you are a professional band.

4. “Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe” By Barry White

Song Year: 1974

If you can get as low as Barry White, you’ll shine as lead singer. “Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love” is a deep and sexy soul song with a hint of disco. White spans C3 to A4, which means baritones and tenors have the vocal chops needed to sing this song.

Romantic and sexy, “Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe” is also upbeat and danceable.

5. “Never Gonna Give You Up” By Rick Astley

Song Year: 1987

Deep voices that want to have fun should emulate Rick Astley’s bass-heavy song. “Never Gonna Give You Up” was a big hit in the 1980s but regained popularity as it became a meme in the 2000s.

If you want to Rick Roll the party, “Never Gonna Give You Up” is your ultimate option.

6. “Du Hast” By Rammstein

Song Year: 1997

You don’t have to understand German to love Rammstein. “Du Hast” is their most famous song and memorable song.  

A mix of hard and industrial metal, Rammstein push their deep vocal performance to the limit on this hard-hitting track. You might scare the neighbors while singing “Du Hast,” but give it all you got and scream your heart out.

7. “Wicked Game” By Chris Isaak

Song Year: 1989

Chris Isaak struck gold in 1989 with his smash hit “Wicked Game.” This sultry love song was everywhere and at the top of any romantic mixtape. If you want to impress your crush, get on stage and hit those low notes.

The song drops to A2, meaning the vocals are full of deep and heavy bass.

8. “Purple Haze” By The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Song Year: 1967

The combination of distorted guitars and psychedelic beats made “Purple Haze” an iconic song of the 1960s. Hendrix's deep vocals add to “Purple Haze” as well.

Hendrix uses effects like reverb and distortion during the song, so you might have a hard time sounding as good as Hendrix unless you show up on stage with the same gear.

9. “Let’s Dance” By David Bowie

Song Year: 1983

David Bowie uses a wide vocal range. He also gave us many memorable deep vocal performances. “Let’s Dance” is one of his best deep vocal songs. The song topped the charts in 1983 and showed the 70s rock star evolving into an 80s icon.

“Let’s Dance” has a short vocal range between F#3 and E4, making it one of the easier tracks to sing on this list.

10. “Creep” By Radiohead

Song Year: 1992

While “Creep” has some higher-pitched notes, the main vocal range of the song is B2 to B4. “Creep” is Radiohead's most iconic 90s song and an instant sing-along classic for any Gen-X or millennials.

11.” Ain’t No Sunshine” By Bill Withers

Song Year: 1971

If you enjoy singing deep and emotional songs, you’ll love singing “Ain’t No Sunshine.” Bill Withers is at the top of his game as he slowly builds through his deep and heartfelt vocals.

Firmly in baritone vocal range, bass and tenors can also handle the E3 to G4 vocal range on “Ain’t No Sunshine.”

12. “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)” By Dead or Alive

Song Year: 1985

“You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)” is an all-time karaoke favorite. Dead or Alive put so much energy into the song it’s hard to stop dancing and grooving during the track.

It doesn’t have to be an 80s night to sing Dead or Alive. You’ll have any party going crazy if you can pull off this deep vocal masterpiece.

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