50 Best Dream Songs – Songs with Dream in the Title

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The word dream is commonly used in songs with 2 different meanings. First are dreams that occur while sleeping pulling random thoughts and imagery from our memories. The second is a feeling you have that you want something or someone in life.

best dream songs

I selected my favorite songs with the word dream in the title. Hopefully, my dream songs will make your dreams come true that you want to obtain.

Spotify Dream Playlist

  1. “Dream On” by Aerosmith (Rock – 1973)
  2. “Teenage Dream” by Katy Perry (Pop – 2010)
  3. “Dreams” by David Guetta, MORTEN, Lanie Gardner (Dance – 2020)
  4. “Dream” by Chris Brown (R&B – 2022)
  5. “Dream” by Showtek, Timmy Trumpet (Dance – 2023)
  6. “Dream” by Priscilla Ahn (Pop – 2008)
  7. “You Make My Dreams (Come True)” by Daryl Hall & John Oates (Pop Rock – 1981)
  8. “Dreams” by Fleetwood Mac (Rock – 1977)
  9. “Dreamlover” by Mariah Carey (Pop – 1993)
  10. “Just A Dream” by Nelly (Hip Hop – 2010)
  11. “Wildest Dreams” by Taylor Swift (Pop – 2014)
  12. “Walking On A Dream” by Empire of the Sun
  13. “All I Have to Do Is Dream” by The Everly Brothers (Rock – 1959)
  14. “Dream” by Bishop Briggs (Alternative – 2018)
  15. “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” by Eurythmics (Pop – 1983)
  16. “Dreamers” by Jung Kook, BTS, FIFA Sound (World – 2022)
  17. “Am I Dreamin” by Metro Boomin, A$AP, Rocky, Roisee (Soundtrack – 2023)
  18. “Dream” by Imagine Dragons (Alternative – 2015)
  19. “Dreams” by The Cranberries (Rock – 1993)
  20. “Dreams” by Miley Cyrus (Soundtrack – 2009)

Girl Of My Dreams – Rod Wave
Released in 2020 on the album Pray 4 Love

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Devil in a dress, angel in some Nike Airs
I could’ve sworn I went to sleep, and she was right here
Don’t know if I seen her in my dreams or my nightmares

A Million Dreams – P!nk
Released in 2018 on the album The Greatest Showman: Reimagined

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

A vision of the one I see
A million dreams is all it’s gonna take
Oh, a million dreams for the world we’re gonna make

Lucid Dreams – Juice Wrld
Released in 2018 on the album Goodbye & Good Riddance

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I have these lucid dreams where I can’t move a thing
Thinking of you in my bed
You were my everything

A Million Dreams – The Piano Guys
Released in 2018 on the album Limitless

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(Instrumental)

Dream Small – Josh Wilson
Released in 2018 on the album Dream Small

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Find little ways where only you can help
With His great love
A tiny rock can make a giant fall
So dream small

Barbie Dreams – Nicki Minaj
Released in 2018 on the album Queen

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Dreams of f’g one of these little rappers
I’m just playing, but I’m saying (Barbie)

A Million Dreams – Ziv Zaifman, Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams
Released in 2017 on the album The Greatest Showman Soundtrack

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I think of what the world could be
A vision of the one I see
A million dreams is all it’s gonna take
Oh a million dreams for the world we’re gonna make

Dream – Imagine Dragons
Released in 2015 on the album Smoke + Mirrors

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

But I wanna dream
I wanna dream
Leave me to dream

Wildest Dreams – Taylor Swift
Released in 2014 on the album 1989

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Staring at the sunset, babe
Red lips and rosy cheeks
Say you’ll see me again
Even if it’s just in your wildest dreams,

Teenage Dream – Katy Perry
Released in 2010 on the album Teenage Dream

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

You make me
Feel like I’m livin’ a teenage dream
The way you turn me on, I can’t sleep

Next, listen to a list of songs about memories.

Just A Dream – Nelly
Released in 2010 on the album 5.0

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

So I travelled back down that road
Will she come back? No one knows
I realize, yeah, it was only just a dream

All I Do Is Dream Of You – Michael Bublé
Released in 2009 on the album Crazy Love

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

And were there more than twenty-four hours in a day
Oh that’d be spent in sweet content, dreaming away
Oh, when skies are grey, when skies are blue

Sweet Dreams – Beyonce
Released in 2008 on the album I Am… Sasha Fierce

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

You can be a sweet dream or a beautiful nightmare
Either way I don’t wanna wake up from you (turn the lights on)
Sweet dream or a beautiful nightmare

Walking On A Dream – Empire Of The Sun
Released in 2008 on the album Walking on a Dream

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Walking on a dream
How can I explain
Talking to myself
Will I see again?

Just a Dream – Carrie Underwood
Released in 2007 on the album Carnival Ride

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Everybody’s saying, he’s not coming home now,
This can’t be happening to me
This is just a dream

Boulevard of Broken Dreams – Green Day
Released in 2004 on the album American Idiot

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I walk this empty street
On the Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Where the city sleeps
And I’m the only one, and I walk alone

Street Dreams – Nas
Released in 1996 on the album It Was Written

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Street dreams are made of these
N’s push Bimmers and 300 E’s
A drug dealer’s destiny is reaching a ki

Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) – Marilyn Manson
Released in 1995 on the album Smells Like Children

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree?
Travel the world and the seven seas

Sweet Dreams – La Bouche
Released in 1995 on the album Sweet Dreams

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Sweet dreams of rhythm and dancing
Sweet dreams of passion through the night
Sweet dreams are taking over
Sweet dreams of dancing through the night

Dreamlover – Mariah Carey
Released in 1993 on the album Music Box

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Dream lover come rescue me
Take me up, take me down
Take me anywhere you want to, baby now

The River of Dreams – Billy Joel
Released in 1993 on the album River of Dreams

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

We all start in the streams
We’re all carried along
By the river of dreams

Dreams – The Cranberries
Released in 1993 on the album Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

It’s never quite as it seems
‘Cause you’re a dream to me
Dream to me

Runnin’ Down A Dream – Tom Petty
Released in 1989 on the album Full Moon Fever

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Yeah, runnin’ down a dream that never would come to me
Workin’ on a mystery, goin’ wherever it leads
Runnin’ down a dream

Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car – Billy Ocean
Released in 1988 on the album Tear Down These Walls

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Get outta my dreams
Get in to my car
(Get in to my car)
Get outta my dreams
Get in to the back seat, baby

Only In My Dreams – Debbie Gibson
Released in 1987 on the album Out of the Blue

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

No, only in my dreams
As real as it may seem
It was only in my dreams

Don’t Dream It’s Over – Crowded House
Released in 1986 on the album Crowded House

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Don’t dream it’s over
Hey now, hey now
When the world comes in

Dreams – Van Halen
Released in 1986 on the album 5150

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

So baby, dry your eyes
Save all the tears you’ve cried
Oh, that’s what dreams are made of
‘Cause we belong

Your Wildest Dreams – The Moody Blues
Released in 1986 on the album The Other Side of Life

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I wonder if you care
I wonder if you still remember
Once upon a time
In your wildest dreams

In My Dreams – Dokken
Released in 1985 on the album Under Lock and Key

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

In my dreams, it’s still the same
Your love is strong, it still remains
In my dreams, you’re still by me
Just the way it used to be

These Dreams – Heart
Released in 1985 on the album Heart

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

These dreams go on when I close my eyes
Every second of the night I live another life
These dreams that sleep when it’s cold outside
Every moment I’m awake the further I’m away

I Can Dream About You – Dan Hartman
Released in 1984 on the album I Can Dream About You

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I can dream about you
If I can`t hold you tonight
I can dream about you
You know how to hold me just right

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) – Eurythmics
Released in 1983 on the album Sweet Dreams

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree
I travel the world and the seven seas
Everybody’s looking for something

Wildest Dreams – Asia
Released in 1982 on the album Asia

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

They fight (they fight) for king (for king) and country
I never would have thought this in my
Wildest dreams

Dreaming – Cliff Richard
Released in 1980 on the album I’m No Hero

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Never letting chances pass me by
I’m gonna dream you right into my life
Yeah, dream you right into my life

You Make My Dreams (Come True) – Hall & Oates
Released in 1980 on the album Voices

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Oh, yeah, well, ’cause you (Ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh) Mm-hmm
You make my dreams come true
Oh, yeah (You, you, you, ooh-ooh-ooh, you)

Dream Police – Cheap Trick
Released in 1979 on the album Dream Police

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

The dream police, they live inside of my head
(Live inside of my head)
The dream police, they come to me in my bed
(Come to me in my bed)

Dreams I’ll Never See – Molly Hatchet
Released in 1978 on the album Molly Hatchet

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

‘Cause I’m hung up on dreams
I’m never gonna see yet, oh yeah
Lord help me, baby
Dreams get the best of me yet

Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
Released in 1977 on the album Rumours

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I keep my visions to myself
But it’s only me who wants to wrap around your dreams, and
Have you any dreams you’d like to sell, dreams of loneliness?

Dream Weaver – Gary Wright
Released in 1975 on the album The Dream Weaver

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Ooh, dream weaver
I believe you can get me through the night
Ooh, dream weaver
I believe we can reach the morning light

Dreamer – Supertramp
Released in 1974 on the album Crime of the Century

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Take a dream on a Sunday
Take a life, take a holiday
Take a lie, take a dreamer

Pieces Of Dreams – Barbra Streisand
Released in 1974 on the album The Way We Were

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

For pieces of dreams
Those pieces will never fit
What is the sense of it

Dream On – Aerosmith
Released in 1973 on the album Aerosmith

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I dream on
Dream a little, I’ll dream on
Dream on

All I Have To Do Is Dream – The Everly Brothers
Released in 1958 on the album Everly Brothers Show

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I love you so and that is why
Whenever I want you, all I have to do is
Dream, dream, dream, dream
Dream

Any Dream Will Do – Andrew Lloyd Webber
Released in 1968 on the album (from the play Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat)

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

The dawn was breaking
And the world was waking
Any dream will do
A crash of drums

Sweet Dreams (Of You) – Patsy Cline
Released in 1963

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Things I know can’t come true
Why can’t I forget the past, start loving someone new
Instead of having sweet dreams about you

Dream Lover – Bobby Darin
Released in 1962 on the album Things and Other Things

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I want a dream lover
So I don’t have to dream alone
Dream lover, where are you
With a love, oh, so true

Dream a Little Dream of Me – Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Released in 1956

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Sweet dreams till sunbeams find you
Sweet dreams that leave all worries behind you
But in your dreams whatever they be
Dream a little dream of me

Music Groups with Dream in their Name

The Dream Academy – Life In A Northern Town
Released in 1985 on the album The Dream Academy

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Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Ah-hey-ma-ma-ma
Dee-doo-din-nie-ya-ya
Ah-hey-ma-ma-ma
Hey-y-yah
Life in a northern town

Reader Suggested Songs

  • Wet Dream – Kip Addotta (1988)
  • Day Dreaming – Aretha Franklin (1972)
  • I Had A Dream – Paul Revere & the Raiders (1967)
  • Daydream – Lovin’ Spoonful (1966)
  • California Dreamin’ – The Mamas & the Papas (1965)
  • Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) – Roy Orbison (1962)

Now that you know our list of the best dream songs, do you have a dream song that should be added to the list? If yes, please comment below. We review and respond to all comments.

12 Comments

  1. I Had A Dream – Paul Revere & the Raiders, Dream Baby – Roy Orbison. California Dreamin’ – Mamas & Papas. Daydream – Lovin’ Spoonful. Daydreaming – Aretha Franklin. You need more just let me know.

    1. Hi Toby. It is on the list but because we have the songs listed by year released, 1973 is far down the list.

    1. Thank you Bobbie for the suggestion. Gret song from 1977. However, this is a “Dreams” song list. We will add it to an upcoming “Dreaming” song list.

    1. Thanks Carlos for recommending the songs. They are great and we added them to the list!

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