Nurses are among the hardest working professionals and have been praised in many songs over the years. If you've always wanted to listen to songs that speak to or remind you of nurses, read on to find out which songs made our list of the 25 Best Songs About Nurses!
1. The Nurse Who Loved Me - A Perfect Circle
First on our list is A Perfect Circle, which publishedThe Nurse Who Loved Me2003 on their albumthirteenth step. This song is about a mental patient who fantasizes about his nurse, who is aTypical health situation. When a nurse is friendly and has good bedside manners, it can be mistaken for flirting by a patient, so it is familiar to many people in healthcare.
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2. Night Nurse - Gregory Isaacs
Attention all Jamaican reggae loversreggae musicianGregory Isaacs published the songnight shift nurse1982 on the album of the same name. This is one of the best songs about nurses and one that comes to mind quickly when you think of nurses. So many bands covered this song because it refers to a night owl.
This song was used in GlaxoSmithKline's cold and flu medicine advertisements and can be seen on UK television.night shift nursepeaked at number 13 onUK-SinglesDiagram.
3. Enfermeira Bonita - Katatonia
Katatonia released musicsweet nurse2001 non-albumLast fair deal felland it's a heavy metal song that's dark and dark. The song is told from the point of view of a dying person in a hospital, and it's about them.health systemand how he treats patients.
In one part of the song, a nurse cannot finish her rounds with the patient, but just wants her curtain to open to see the sunlight.
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4. Conserte-se - Coldplay
In 2005, Coldplay released the songFix youfrom her albumX&Y,and while not specifically about nurses, it was written to help Gwyneth Paltrow get through her grief.losing father.
You can findFix youin many movies and TV shows, includingwithout any trace,the newsroom,Ecase filed.You, me and Dupreefeatured the song, and was also featured in the trailer forWorld Trade Center,That was the 2006 film about the 9/11 attacks. It peaked at number three on the Adult Alternative Songs chart, number 18 on the Alternative Airplay chart and peaked at number 24 on the Adult Top 40 chart. It peaked at number 59 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
5. The Nurse - The White Stripes
Next on our list is The White Stripes performing the songThe nurse, which was fromGet behind me satanAlbum released in 2005. This song is a little different from other songs by The White Stripes. There are maracas in the song and then you can hear the drum beat, making it classic White Stripes material. The song is about an ex who seems to be a nurse he's been in love with for over a decade and is perfect for anyone who has dated a nurse and been hurt by her.
6. Infected - The Die
infectedis the title track of The The for theinfectedAlbum released in 1987 and it's about a nurse, but maybe not a professional nurse. It's about how they want to be infected with the love of a certain person and then want that person to make them sick and nurse them back to health.
This song is suitable for people who want someone to take care of them and in a way be their nurse to keep them healthy and safe.
7. Sister Morphine - The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones released the songmorphine sisteron their 1971 albumsticky fingers, and it is about a man who has been in a car accident and is taken to the hospital, where he asks the nurse for painkillers.
In the UK, 'sister' used to be what was called a nurse, so the song compares a nurse to the drug morphine, and any drug addict or nurse can relate to this song.
8. Music for a Nurse - Oceansize
Oceansize called all British music lovers and released the songMusic for a Nurse, which can be found in the movieThe Invisibles. The cool thing about this song is that it's over 8 minutes long and it's a mix of progressive rock and indie rock with some dark and melancholy sounds.
It will touch your heart as it is about someone who is clearly in a lot of emotional pain and just wants some relief.
9. Just like a pill - pink
We need to add P!nk to our hit list and songLike a pill.This song was released on the album in 2001Missundaztood, and it contains so many elements that a nurse would understand. It's one of the best songs related to the medical field and liking someone on drugs like morphine. You think that if you take medicine you will feel better, but you end up feeling sick, and you refer them to a nurse, but only for a second.
10. Song for Nurses - Brad Emanuel
While you may have never heard of anyone else, we have to add Brad Emanuel to our list andmusic for nurses,which he wrote during the COVID-19 pandemic and published in 2020. This song is about valuing nurses and everything they do since nurses were dubbed “frontline heroes” and risk their lives to care for patients without a vaccine so they don't get sick.
11. Call the Nurse - Lee Harding
Lee Harding is another person you may not know, but his musiccall the nursedeserves to be on our list because it uses a nurse as a metaphor for being in love and needing the woman as much as he needs a drug. This is a song full of energy that will have you feeling ready to get down to business.
12. I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
Gloria Gaynor released the powerful anthemI will Survive1978 from their albumvestiges of love. This song is about a breakup, but it's the perfect song for a nurse who needs inspiration to get through a tough day. If you've just lost a patient or are dealing with a difficult patient, this is the best song to make you feel like you can get through anything.
13. Survivor - Child of Fate
Next is the successful female group Destiny's Child, which was releasedsurvivorin 2001, and this song will have you feeling energized and ready to start your day! While not technically about nurses, it's a song to listen to when you're in the middle of a long shift, and you need a song to pick you up and help you through the grueling schedule. It reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number three on the Dance Club Songs chart.
14. A nurse's life is full of suffering - Billy Bragg
Billy Bragg wrote a song callednurse life,what's in itBeing a nurse is not easy, including overtime and overtime, and how harmful it is. He talks about how great a career is but how demanding it is and any nurse can relate to these lyrics.
15. Stay Alive - Bee Gees
Surviveby the Bee Gees is a classic song from 1977 and prepares you for the start of your shift as a nurse! not only that butSurvivenow is the referenced song about how you should do chest compressions when giving CPR. When the song was released it went to number oneBillboard Hot 100, three on the Hot Dance Club Play chart, four on the Hot Soul Singles chart, and 28 on the Adult Contemporary chart.
16. Rock N Roll Nurse - The Compulsive Gamblers
Next is The Compound Gamblers and their musicRock'n'Roll Nurse, which is from the 2000 albumCrystal Gazing Incredible Luck. Even though it's a lesser known band, this song is great because it has a lot of medical references and any nurse would appreciate the lyrics and find them relevant to their work.
It's also catchy, simple and has a bluesy edge to it, so it's upbeat and energetic.
17. Somebody Get Me a Doctor - Van Halen
Classic rock fans will know the next song on our list because it's Van Halen on their hitSomeone get me a doctor, which was released alongside the album in 1979Van Halen II.The song is about someone who needs a doctor because they do drugs and get high but like it too much and then overdose.
18. Mein Held – Foo Fighters
Attention all grunge and rock fans, this is the next song on our listOs Foo Fighters, directed by Dave Grohl.my herowas released in 1998 and is a cult song for all the everyday heroes who don't get what they deserve, like nurses and doctors.
The song was a huge hit, peaking at number six on the Billboard Alternative Airplay chart and number eight on the Mainstream Rock chart. It peaked at number 59 on the Billboard Radio Songs chart and has grown in popularity over the years.my herois a song the Foo Fighters play at almost every show and the fans love it.
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19. Greetings to Nurses - Barry Sadler
Barry Sadlerapprovedgreetings to nurses1966 abThe Ballad of the Green Beretsthank the nursesVietnam Warsince he was a sergeant and saw how much these nurses helped their military colleagues and wives. The public doesn't just see what these military nurses do, and he felt that a song was the best way to let the public know and recognize their dedication and hard work.
20. Spoonful of Sugar - Julie Andrews
You may know the next song from the 1964 movieMary Poppins: Suga Spoonr by Julie Andrews. Almost everyone is familiar with this song, and it is known to nurses and virtually anyone with a background in the medical field as a nurse or patient. The iconic song has also been featured on TV shows likehow I Met Your Mother.
21. To Cure – Lady Gaga
A relatively new song to add to our list isA curaby Lady Gaga from her 2022 albumTraining beats.This song is about someone who is sick and trying to find a cure for their condition, which is a personal story for Gaga as she had to cancel a tour.because of your fibromyalgia.
A curaperformed well, peaking at 39 on the Billboard Hot 100, 33 on the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart, and 28 on the Adult Contemporary chart. It also peaked at number 23 on the Dance Club Songs chart, 20 on the Mainstream Top 40 chart, and peaked at number 17 on the Adult Top 40 chart.
22. The Nurse – The Lazy Ones
Attention all loversmusic should, The Slackers released the songthe nurse outtheir 2001 albumlost days. Because it's a ska song, it's very upbeat and has a weird funky style that will make you want to dance.
23. Nurse - Jethro Tull
In 1971 Jethro Tull was releasedAqualung,who had the musicNurseon it, and this is a beautiful song that thanks nurses and shows appreciation for what nurses do to help people. Suppose you were once a patient or a family member of someone in a hospital. If so, you can understand the sense of appreciation and gratitude directed at nurses in this song.
24. Hospital - Counting crows
Next comes the songHospital,which was released on the 2012 albumunderwater sunby the band Counting Crows. Lyrically, the hospital is used as a metaphor, and the thoughts and feelings expressed in this song will remind you of the same thoughts and feelings you have in the hospital.
it's about theWithdrawal Symptoms You May Experiencewhen you're coming off psychiatric drugs or other types of medication, then it's a song that can be identified by nurses and patients alike.
25. Rosen – Kanye West
Kanye West completes the list with the songRosen, which came off the album in 2005late registration. This is a darker, deeper song about bad nurses and how he is angry with the nurses who took care of his grandmother when she was in the hospital. We've all encountered bad nurses at some point, and this song addresses those thoughts and feelings.
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Florence Howard(Contributing Author)
Florence loved listening to music from an early age and quickly learned how music can make you happy and feel fulfilled. One of her fondest memories is working on vintage cars with her dad in the garage while the local rock station played in the background. Florence has loved grunge music since she was 3 years old and would spend hours listening to bands like Alice in Chains, Mad Season, Soul Asylum and Soundgarden.
She also enjoys classic rock, modern rock, nu metal, alternative rock and 90's R&B. Her love for music grew as she got older and used music to help her get through the tough times in her life. Most of the time, Florence can be seen wearing earplugs while writing, cooking, cleaning, and doing other errands. She also loves to discuss music with her friends, for example. B. which vocalist is the best singer, the song's most iconic guitar solos, and which songs are truly the best of the decade.