Chemistry-Related Songs and Albums

For a bit of fun in 2013 we started these lists of chemistry songs, band names and album titles. (Other suggestions welcome. Email )


Chart Hits 1960s-1990s (Singles)

  • Animal Nitrate — Suede
  • Any Old Iron — Harry Champion
  • Atomic — Blondie
  • Brass in Pocket — The Pretenders
  • Bunsen Burner — John Otway
  • Chain Reaction — Diana Ross
  • Chemistry — The Nolans
  • Cocaine — JJ Cale/Eric Clapton
  • Diamond Dogs — David Bowie
  • Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend — Marilyn Monroe
  • Diamonds are Forever — Shirley Bassey
  • Electrolite — R.E.M.
  • Fools Gold — The Stone Roses
  • Glycerine — Bush
  • Gold — Spandau Ballet
  • Golden Brown — The Stranglers
  • Golden Years — David Bowie
  • Goldfinger — Shirley Bassey
  • Heart of Gold — Neil Young
  • Hi Ho Silver Lining — Jeff Beck
  • Iron Man — Black Sabbath
  • Lithium — Nirvana
  • Love is Like Oxygen — Sweet
  • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds — The Beatles
  • Man on the Silver Mountain — Rainbow
  • Metal Guru — T-Rex
  • Milk and Alcohol — Dr Feelgood
  • Neon Lights — Kraftwerk
  • Oxygène — Jean-Michel Jarre
  • Radioactive — Imagine Dragons
  • Radioactivity — Kraftwerk
  • Silver Dream Machine — David Essex
  • Silver Lady — David Soul
  • Silver Machine — Hawkwind
  • Silver — Echo and the Bunnymen

Chart Hits 2000s-now (Singles)

  • Chemistry — Semisonic
  • Crystalised — The XX
  • Diamonds — Rihanna
  • Formaldehyde — Editors
  • Gold Digger — Kanye West
  • Iron — Calvin Harris & Nicky Romero
  • Mercury — Bloc Party
  • Radioactive — Kings of Leon
  • Radioactive — Rita Ora
  • Titanium — David Guetta
  • The Chemicals Between Us — Bush
  • Fluorescent Adolescence — Artic Monkeys

Album Titles

  • After the Goldrush — Neil Young
  • All About Chemistry — Chemistry
  • Atom Heart Mother — Pink Floyd
  • Better Living Through Chemistry — Fatboy Slim
  • Catalyst — New Found Glory
  • Chemistry — Girls Aloud
  • Elements — Mike Oldfield
  • Gold — ABBA
  • Gold — Parliament
  • H2O — Hall and Oates
  • Heathen Chemistry — Oasis
  • Hot Chemistry — Chemistry
  • How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb — U2
  • Iron Fist — Motorhead
  • Long John Silver — Jefferson Airplane
  • Metal Works — Judas Priest
  • Neon Bible — Arcade Fire
  • New Gold Dream — Simple Minds
  • Origin Of Symmetry — Muse
  • Osmium — Parliament
  • Rhenium — Parliament
  • Radioactivity — Kraftwerk
  • Silver and Gold — Neil Young
  • The 2nd Law — Muse
  • The Periodic Table — Reagenz
  • Throwing Copper — Live
  • Volta — Björk
  • 7800° Fahrenheit — Bon Jovi
  • Advanced Chemistry — Beginner

Well-Known Bands/Singers

  • Atoms For Peace
  • Atomic Kitten
  • Chemical Brothers
  • Crystal Gayle
  • Electronic
  • Freddie Mercury
  • Iron Maiden
  • Lead Belly
  • Mercury Rev
  • Metallica
  • My Chemical Romance
  • Neon Neon
  • New Radicals
  • Nickelback
  • Orbital
  • Philip Glass
  • Poly Styrene
  • We Are Scientists
  • X-Ray Spex

Not-So-Well-Known Bands/Singers

  • Alkaline Trio
  • Atomic Rooster
  • Atomic Swing
  • Carbon Leaf
  • Chlorine Free
  • Crystal Castles
  • Diamond Head
  • EMF
  • H2O
  • Iron and Wine
  • Iron Butterfly
  • King Creosote
  • Lisa Carbon
  • Ned's Atomic Dustbin
  • Neon Judgement
  • Neon Trees
  • Nickel Creek
  • Peter and the Test Tube Babies
  • Radical Face
  • Radio Iodine
  • Silicon Scally
  • Silver Apples
  • Sister Iodine
  • The Crystal Method
  • The Faraday Concept
  • The Pipettes
  • Tin Tin Out