20 Best Songs About Magic

By Brian

Back in the day, magic used to be something that people took seriously and feared. Magicians were all around and had a strong hold on many people’s lives. These days it seems like magic is more of something for kids or even just fiction. However there are still some songs out there about this amazing phenomenon! Here are the 20 best songs written about magic.


Magic – B.O.B . featuring Rivers Cuomo

B.o.B - Magic (feat. Rivers Cuomo) [Official Video]

             This song starts off with a solid chorus and keeps going to provide a really catchy beat. It is about someone who thinks that they are magic and that the person they like feels the same way too. The lyrics in this song really bring it home and make you understand where the meaning comes from; you can tell what the song is about without them actually saying it. The production on this track was also done very well which makes it even better!

Magic – Pussycat Dolls

               The lyrics tell about how this girl is just trying to find some magic in her life and she feels like someone she knows can help her with that. She thinks of them like they are magic because of how amazing they make her feel when she is around them. This track has some nice instrumentals and the vocals are also pretty good, making this track one of the most memorable songs about magic.

The Magic Bus – The Who

Magic Bus The Who ( HQ sound )

This song has a really classic sound to it and the lyrics are about how this group of friends used to all ride on a bus together, but now that they’ve grown apart the magic bus is gone forever. This song is good for any music lover out there; whether or not you like songs about magic it is an enjoyable song.

Magic – Barenaked Ladies

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             The tune of the chorus in this song sounds really great and it sticks with you, so if you hear it once you will remember it for sure. It is basically about how something amazing happens when someone falls in love and they feel like they are invincible. If you ever hear this song and can’t remember who it is by, the chorus will most likely remind you!

Magic – Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne - Magic (Official Video)

             This song starts off with some heavy vocals from T-Pain followed by some equally impressive rapping from Lil Wayne. This song is about how someone is with their love interest and how perfect it seems that they are the only ones in the room. The lyrics talk about how they feel like there is magic between them with all of the touching, kissing, and loving going on.

Magic – Bruce Springsteen

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             The tune sounds like something that would come out of the 1970s and it really makes you feel like you are watching a movie in your mind when you hear it. This song is about someone who feels like they can’t go back to their childhood because things in the world have changed too much. They miss how innocent they were and they wish that things would go back to the way that they used to be.

Magic – Kate Voegele

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             This song is about how someone is in love with their significant other and thinks of them like magic because of how different they make her feel when she is around them. The chorus is really catchy and the instrumentals on this track are also impressive, making it a stand out song about magic.

Magic – Datarock

             This is a fun song that you can dance around to if you want, but there is still some pretty good meaning behind the lyrics too which makes it one of the best songs about magic. It is a song that makes you feel something from it, even if you can’t understand the lyrics very well.

Magic – Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John - Magic

             This track talks about how someone feels like there is magic in the air when they are around their love interest. They wish that  time would stop moving so they could enjoy the feeling of being with them a little bit longer. The chorus in this song is very catchy and you will find yourself singing it after hearing it once!

Magic – Coldplay

Coldplay - Magic (Official Video)

             This track starts off very slow but picks up pace towards the end, but not too much that it gets in the way of enjoying the lyrics and vocals. It is about how someone feels like their significant other can transport them to another world and they feel free and alive when they are around them. This song  is perfect for relaxing or just having a good time with friends, so give it a try!

Magic – Robin Thicke

Robin Thicke - Magic (Official Video)

             This song is a fun and upbeat track to dance to. It is about someone feeling like their significant other makes them seem like a better person somehow. They make the person feel like they are flying high above everyone else and it feels like nothing can touch them; this magic between them is indescribable,  but we all want to feel like this, right?

Magic – Colbie Caillat

         This track is very mellow and the lyrics are very meaningful. It is about someone who feels like their love interest can heal them, but it also suggests that they need to heal themselves too because only they have the power within themselves to do so.

Magic – Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue - Magic (Official Video)

             This song has a great beat and is fun to dance or listen to. It talks about how the subject feels like they are under a spell and they wish that the feelings would never go away. They love how their significant other makes them feel and they can’t imagine their life without them.

Black Magic Woman – Santana

Santana - Black Magic Woman (Official Audio)

             This track is an older one but still holds up today when you play it. It talks about how someone feels like their love interest has put a spell on them in order to control them, and that they are in complete awe of the person despite all of the bad things that have happened between them.

Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic – The Police

The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic

             This is a great song to sway along with. It is about the magic that you can find when you are in love with someone, and how they make everything better even if it’s just by being in their presence. The lyrics really add something special to this track and help it stand out from some of the other songs about magic out there.

The Magic Position – Patrick Wolf

Patrick Wolf - The Magic Position

             This song is about having that something special with someone you are in love with. It talks about how the person you are with makes everything else around them disappear and they can’t be replaced, almost like magic! There is a great dance beat in this track too which makes it even better!

Magic – The Cars

The Cars - Magic (Official Music Video)

             This track is very different, but it still holds itself up as one of the best songs about magic. It has a  beat to it that you can really move to, and the lyrics are interesting too because they are kind of fantastical in some ways, which makes for an interesting listen.

The Magic Whip – Blur

             This track is a bit more rock and roll than the other songs on this list, but there is something about it that will make you want to dance or sing along. The lyrics are very dreamy and they add a certain element to this song that makes it stand out from some of the others in my opinion. It also has a very raw sound, but still has the same dance beat that you want to move along with.

Magic Man – Heart

This song is about how someone feels like they are under the spell of their love interest because their presence fills them with something that is indescribable. They feel like they are on top of the world and nothing can ruin it because of this magic that is between them.

Ramble On – Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin - Ramble On (Official Audio)

“Ramble On” is one of Led Zeppelin’s finest odes to the magical side of human existence. At a time when Jimmy Page and Robert Plant were serious fans of high fantasy literature and Celtic mythology, this song put their interests at the forefront; changing not only what we know about these two musicians but also how the guitar was played forevermore!

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