What are the best Australian songs?

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    #1Khe Sanh - Cold Chisel

    Khe Sanh - Cold Chisel

    Khe Sanh is a song by the Australian rock and rock band Cold Chisel. The track was released as a single in May 1978 and was named after a district capital in Vietnam. Khe Sanh was written by Don Walker.

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    Dennis Salazar
    Written on January 31, 2019
    "I felt that this song is hit too close to home compared to famous American songs about war times. This one's a very transformative way of communicating those times..."
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    #2It's A Long Way To The Top - AC/DC

    It's A Long Way To The Top - AC/DC

    It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll) is an Australian song by hard rock band AC/DC that was first released in December 1975. The rock song is written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young, and Bon Scott.

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    Charlotte Fu
    Written on January 31, 2019
    "School of rock anyone?? I saw this ac/dc song on this list but it only took listening to it to realize that this was actually on one of my fave movies. I also didn't know ac/dc were australian, pls for give my ignorance!"
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    #3Down Under - Men At Work

    Down Under - Men At Work

    Down Under is a song performed by Australian band Men At Work and released in 1981 under Columbia Records. The New wave genre track was written by Colin Hay and Ron Strykert.

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    Craig Nichols
    Written on January 31, 2019
    "Down Under, is simply put, one of those songs that feel oddly familiar once you hear it. For so long I didn't know the original title of this song!!!"
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    #4Back In Black - AC/DC

    Back In Black - AC/DC

    Back In Black is a hard rock song from the album of the same title by the Australian rock band AC/DC. The track was written by AC/DC members Angus Young, Malcolm Young, and Brian Johnson.

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    John Reed
    Written on January 31, 2019
    "BACK IN BLACK WILL AND ALWAYS WILL BE AN ETERNAL JAM BY AUSTRALIAN, NO WAIT, WORLDWIDE ROCK LEGENDS!"
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    #5Don't Change - INXS

    Don't Change - INXS

    Don't Change is a track from the album released in 1982 Shabooh Shoobah by the Australian rock band INXS. The song was written by INXS members themselves and produced by Mark Opitz under Warner Music Group (WEA).

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    Marie Bishop
    Written on January 31, 2019
    "Music nowadays is just real garbage, this right here was the real stuff. Please bring me back to the times when I heard don't change on the radio waves!"
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    #6Riptide - Vance Joy

    Riptide - Vance Joy

    Riptide is an indie folk track by Australian singer and songwriter Vance Joy and was first released in 2013. The indie pop song is from his album titled God Loves You When You're Dancing and Dream Your Life Away.

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    Ruth Ramirez
    Written on January 31, 2019
    "Vance Joy is australian??? OMG!! i love his music but this is new information to me! Riptide is one of my most played songs, definitely agree that's it's one of the best."
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    #7Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye feat Kimbra

    Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye feat Kimbra

    Somebody That I Used to Know is a track released in July 2011 by Belgium born Australian singer and songwriter Gotye featuring Kimbra. The official music video of the song currently has 1 billion views on YouTube.

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    Jerry Cooper
    Written on January 31, 2019
    "Gotye, is now, somebody that we used to know hahaha im so funny plz anyway i heard that he didn't really like the fame surrounding him so he just got around to being an indie singer turned one hit wonder"
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    #8You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

    You Shook Me All Night Long  - AC/DC

    You Shook Me All Night Long is a track from the album Back in Black by the Australian rock band AC/DC. The rock song was first released in 1980 and was written by AC/DC band members Angus Young, Malcolm Young, and Brian Johnson.

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    Devansh Rodrigues
    Written on January 31, 2019
    "People are gonna say they prefer Thunderstruck or Highway to Hell or whatnot but to me this song will always be superior. Means so much!"

Summary

Best What are the best Australian songs
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Khe Sanh - Cold ChiselMusic 17 Free
2It's A Long Way To The Top - AC/DCMusic 14 Free
3Down Under - Men At WorkMusic 7 Free
4Back In Black - AC/DCMusic 3 Free
5Don't Change - INXSMusic 3 Free
6Riptide - Vance JoyMusic 2 Free
7Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye feat KimbraMusic 1 Free
8You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DCMusic 0 Free
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