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45 Aussie Songs That Are Indisputably Iconic

Don't @ me if you disagree.

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1. "You're The Voice" – John Farnham

Every Aussie's true national anthem.
Wheatley / Sony BMG

Every Aussie's true national anthem.

2. "Torn" – Natalie Imbruglia

This is the best version. Don't @ me about it being a cover.
RCA

This is the best version. Don't @ me about it being a cover.

3. "What About Me?" – Moving Pictures/Shannon Noll

Credit where credit is due for Moving Pictures, but Shannon Noll propelled this song back onto everyone's radar.
Sony BMG

Credit where credit is due for Moving Pictures, but Shannon Noll propelled this song back onto everyone's radar.

4. "It's A Long Way to the Top (If You Want to Rock 'n' Roll)" – AC/DC

It's a long way to the shop if you want a sausage roll.
Albert

It's a long way to the shop if you want a sausage roll.

5. "Born To Try" – Delta Goodrem

She's had a string of hits, but no one can ever tire of hearing this one.
Sony

She's had a string of hits, but no one can ever tire of hearing this one.

6. "Khe Sanh" – Cold Chisel

Someone always fucks up and sings "last train" instead of "last plane" during a karaoke sesh. Or maybe that's just me.
WEA

Someone always fucks up and sings "last train" instead of "last plane" during a karaoke sesh. Or maybe that's just me.

7. "Calypso" – Spiderbait

SUNSHIIIIINE ON MY WINDOW.
Universal/Polydor

SUNSHIIIIINE ON MY WINDOW.

8. "Beds Are Burning" – Midnight Oil

Time to whip out those Peter Garrett dance moves.
Columbia

Time to whip out those Peter Garrett dance moves.

9. "Scar" – Missy Higgins

Fuck this is a good song.
Warner Bros

Fuck this is a good song.

10. "Angels Brought Me Here" – Guy Sebastian

BANGER.
Sony BMG

BANGER.

11. "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" – Kylie Minogue

Parlophone

A TRUE QUEEN.

12. "Working Class Man" – Jimmy Barnes

Remember when Shannon Noll covered this iconic tune on Australian Idol?
Mushroom Records

Remember when Shannon Noll covered this iconic tune on Australian Idol?

13. "Somebody That I Used To Know" – Gotye ft. Kimbra

This song will never get old.
Eleven

This song will never get old.

14. "Untouched" – The Veronicas

Warner

Name a more iconic duo.

15. "Eagle Rock" – Daddy Cool

The song that makes any Aussie male drop their dacks on the dancefloor.
Sparmac

The song that makes any Aussie male drop their dacks on the dancefloor.

16. "The Horses" – Daryl Braithwaite

CBS

ICONIC AF.

17. "My Happiness" – Powderfinger

Who could ever forget the slinky?
Universal Music

Who could ever forget the slinky?

18. "So Beautiful" – Pete Murray

Maybe the best and most savage breakup song of all time.
Columbia Records

Maybe the best and most savage breakup song of all time.

19. "Freak" – Silverchair

Murmur

Most of Silverchair's songs are indisputably iconic, but "Freak" is a true legend.

20. "I Touch Myself" – Divinyls

Virgin Records

As if you haven't lost your shit to this on a dance floor somewhere.

21. "Down Under" – Men At Work

Find me a more iconic Aussie song, I'll wait.
Columbia

Find me a more iconic Aussie song, I'll wait.

22. "Better Be Home Soon" – Crowded House

I mean, they're basically Aussie.
Capitol

I mean, they're basically Aussie.

23. "Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again" – The Angels

Or as Reg Reagan would say, "Am I ever gonna see the biff again?"
Albert

Or as Reg Reagan would say, "Am I ever gonna see the biff again?"

24. "Weir" – Killing Heidi

What a bloody banger.
Roadshow Entertainment

What a bloody banger.

25. "Do It With Madonna" – The Androids

Ridiculous, yet catchy.
youtube.com

Ridiculous, yet catchy.

26. "How To Make Gravy" – Paul Kelly

A true Aussie legend.
White

A true Aussie legend.

27. "Venus or Mars" – Jackson Mendoza

For those '90s flashback vibes.
EastWest

For those '90s flashback vibes.

28. "Prisoner of Society" – The Living End

Those were the days.
Reprise Records

Those were the days.

29. "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" – Jet

LEGENDARY.
Elektra

LEGENDARY.

30. "Throw Your Arms Around Me" – Hunters & Collectors

Every pub band's fave.
Mushroom

Every pub band's fave.

31. "Wasabi" – Lee Harding

Pls don't @ me about this if you can't appreciate the lyricism.
Sony

Pls don't @ me about this if you can't appreciate the lyricism.

32. "Even When I'm Sleeping" – Leonardo's Bride

A truly underrated love song.
Mushroom/Sony

A truly underrated love song.

33. "My Island Home" – Christine Anu

A classic.
Parole

A classic.

34. "Not Pretty Enough" – Kasey Chambers

You may have this stuck in your head for the rest of the day now.
EMI

You may have this stuck in your head for the rest of the day now.

35. "Great Southern Land" – Icehouse

This song just appears to be played anywhere and everywhere.
Regular Records

This song just appears to be played anywhere and everywhere.

36. "Catch My Disease" – Ben Lee

Catchy AF.
New West Records

Catchy AF.

37. "Buses and Trains" – Bachelor Girl

This song is so good and I will not hear a negative word about it.
Gotham Records

This song is so good and I will not hear a negative word about it.

38. "Absolutely Everybody" – Vanessa Amorosi

What a voice.
Universal

What a voice.

39. "I Still Call Australia Home" – Peter Allen

This song might make you cry because Peter Allen was a deadset legend, or because it'll make you think of Qantas ads. Either one.
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This song might make you cry because Peter Allen was a deadset legend, or because it'll make you think of Qantas ads. Either one.

40. "Treaty" – Youthu Yindi

Proof that music is important.
Mushroom

Proof that music is important.

41. "Jessie's Girl" – Rick Springfield

Reminds you of: being in some country pub and losing your shit to this song.
RCA

Reminds you of: being in some country pub and losing your shit to this song.

42. "Stop Calling Me" – Shakaya

TUNE.
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TUNE.

43. "Poison" – Bardot

Maybe the best track of 2000.
Warner Music

Maybe the best track of 2000.

44. "Me, Myself & I" – Scandal'us

The band may have been short-lived, but this song will live forever.
youtube.com

The band may have been short-lived, but this song will live forever.

45. "Strawberry Kisses" – Nikki Webster

As if you could end this list on anything but this hit?
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As if you could end this list on anything but this hit?