Some of the shortest songs in rock music: one of them is less than 2 seconds long!

Very short, but intense: some songs last only a few minutes (or even a few seconds), but are enough to remain in the history of rock and music in general.

In this ranking, we find some of the most famous rock songs, but also those of shorter overall length.

These songs include some famous ones by artists such as RHCP, Led Zeppelin and, of course, The Beatles, who are somehow always present when it comes to charts.

Here are some of the shortest songs in rock history!

Some of the shortest songs in rock history
Very short, but intense: some songs last only a few minutes (or even a few seconds), but this time is enough to remain in music history. In this list we find some of the most famous rock songs, but also some of the shortest overall lengths. Here are some of the shortest songs in rock history!
Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin: 2 minutes 26 seconds
This song has one of the most famous intros in rock history. It is the opening track of the album 'Led Zeppelin III' and is the only song on the album to have been released as a radio track.
Help - The Beatles: 2 minutes 18 seconds
John Lennon, the songwriter, considered 'Help' one of the best songs he had ever written. In writing the lyrics, Lennon was inspired by the sense of unease and stress he began to feel after the sudden fame he achieved with the Beatles.
Blitzkrieg Bop - Ramones: 2 minutes 12 seconds
'Blitzkrieg Bop' is the first song released by the Ramones. The song ranks 92nd on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 best songs of all time. The lyrics of the single refer to the war tactics devised by Germany during World War II.
Song 2 - Blur: 2 minutes and 2 seconds
'Song 2' was to be the working title of this song, as Blur had not yet decided on the official name, which then remained 'Song 2'. The song was listed as the sixth most recognisable chorus of all time.
Effervescing Elephant - Syd Barrett: one minute and 52 seconds
This song is inspired by a poem by Edward Lear and is known for its typically childlike rhythm, as if Syd Barrett were telling a fairy tale to a child.
Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want - The Smiths: one minute and 50 seconds
The sound of mandolin, played by producer John Porter. predominates in this song. The lyrics are a prayer for a better life and to get out of the isolation in which the song's protagonist himself had gotten himself into.
Shut Up - The Stranglers: one minute and 7 seconds
Also among the shortest songs ever are "Shut Up" by The Stranglers, B-side of the single "Nice 'n' Sleazy", itself taken from "white side" of their 1978 album, "Black and White".
Her Majesty - The Beatles: 23 seconds
'Her Majesty' is the Liverpool band's shortest song and is also the first modern 'ghost track'. In fact, this was supposed to be the sixth track on the B-side of 'Abbey Road', but its author, Paul McCartney, did not like it and asked for it to be removed. However, the engineers who worked on the record were instructed not to remove anything, so they decided to put the track at the bottom of side B, on the eleventh. The band also liked the idea, but they did not want the song to appear on the official track list of the album, but only on subsequent reissues.
You Always Sing the Same - RHCP: 19 seconds
"You Always Sing the Same" officially lasts 19 seconds, but the singing part is even shorter: just 15 seconds! In this particular song, singer Anthony Kiedis always repeats the same words from beginning to end.
You Suffer - Napalm Death: 1.316 seconds
You got it right: 'You Suffer' lasts just over a second and therefore holds the record for the shortest song in history. Given its brevity, Napalm Death had no problem playing this song in all their concerts!
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