My top 20 EPIC song intros

Even now, when I’m performing covers I’m still surprised by how powerful a good song intro can be. Those crucial first few seconds can be so unmistakable- the look of familiarity that cascades over someone’s face as they realise what they’re about to hear is uncanny.

Here are my top 20 most memorable, and epic song introductions. If you think I’ve missed any, pop a comment below!

Stevie Wonder – Superstition

Guns N Roses – Welcome To The Jungle

House of Pain – Jump Around

Paul Simon – You Can Call Me Al

Michael Jackson – Billie Jean

Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’

Survivor – Eye Of The Tiger

Arctic Monkeys – I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor

Aerosmith – Sweet Emotion

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Under The Bridge

AC/DC – Highway To Hell

Under Pressure – Queen

Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit

Nina Simone – Sinnerman

The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army

Train – Drops of Jupiter

Foo Fighters – All My Life

George Thorogood – Bad To The Bone

Eric Clapton – Layla

Led Zepellin – Whole Lotta Love

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