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Top 20 Songs about Social Distancing

Time to keep our distance and isolate ourselves, so to get us through the crisis, here are the best songs about social distancing.

1 - Stand Back by Stevie Nicks

2 - Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd

3 - Hide in Your Shell by Supertramp

4 - Splendid Isolation by Warren Zevon

5 - Don't Come Around here No More by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

6 - Inside by Jethro Tull   Must stay inside!

7 - From the Inside by Alice Cooper about being trapped in an insane asylum; also: Ballad of Dwight Frye

8 - Waiting for the End of the World by Elvis Costello

9 - Might as Well Be on Mars by Alice Cooper

10 - Alone by Heart

11 - I Want to Break Free by Queen; Under Pressure also works here.

12 - Don't Stand So Close to Me by The Police

13 - Telephone Line by ELO Electric Light Orchestra. The phone is our only connection now.

14 - I Think We're Alone Now - by Tommy James and the Shondells (remade by Tiffany)

15 - Gimme Shelter by the Rolling Stones

16 - Enjoy the Silence by Depeche Mode  No more planes or cars.  Also: In Your Room

17 - Isolation by Joy Division

18 - I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor

19 - Long Distance Runaround by Yes

19 - Empty Rooms by Gary Moore

20 - All by Myself by Eric Carmen

and finally:

Bonus Track:  Send in the Clowns by Judy Collins to commemorate the president's press briefings about the crisis and the related shutdowns.

2nd Bonnus: Long Distance by The Kinks

There you have it: Social Distancing in song.

Stay safe and stay apart. We've still got music even if we're aone!

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