Why make a list of songs about robots? Well, the real question here is: Why Not? I mean, how do we know robots don’t have feelings?
- Alternative Rock – Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
This song is about a robot, Robot 3021. This robot is supposed to kill Yoshimi. However, he cannot as he is in love with her.
- Australian Punk Rock – One Dollar Short – Robot
The story of a lonely robot tin man. All he wanted was the touch of a human hand.
- Alternative Rock – They Might Be Giants – Robot Parade
If you’re looking for a song that sounds as though it was sung by robots, look no further.
- Alternative Rock – Radiohead – Paranoid Android
The title of the song orginiates from the character Marvin, the Paranoid Android, from the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series.
- House – Daft Punk – Robot Rock
Not really a lot of lyrics in this song. In fact, I can sum up the lyrics right here: “Rock, Robot Rock!”. Daft Punk haven’t ventured too far from their familiar electronic sounds with this piece.
- Rock – Styx – Mr Roboto
This song was featured in the rock opera ‘Kilroy was Here’ created by the band. Rock Opera is a great way to describe what the song sounds like. The Roboto is a
machine which does menial jobs in the prison depicted in this opera. The main star later escapes this prison by hiding in the metal shell of this robot.
- Alternative Rock – Nada Surf – Robot
The sounds of this song cannot be more distant with any sounds associated with robots. The lyrics are less about robots and more about comparing to a robot, a man who has done terrible things . For example, “You’re just a robot, executing a program, an imitation of a man”.