Top 10 rainy songs

1 Singin' in the Rain - Gene Kelly (1952)

Loading Comments

1 Singin' in the Rain - Gene Kelly (1952)

A song that makes you yearn for the pittar patter of rain drops.

2 Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head (1969): In a twist on typical rain songs, it speaksof the inability of rain to douse faith.

3 The Blue Nile: Tinseltown in the Rain (1984): Magical and evocative, like a rainy night in Glasgow's West End.

4 Eurythmics - Here Comes the Rain Again (1984): Sound of synthesized rain swirled in with the powerful emotion of unrequited love.

5 Ann Peebles - I Can't Stand the Rain (1973): Soul singer Ann Peebles and the ability of rain to bring painful memories.

6 It's Raining Men - Weather Girls (1982): Murdered by Geri Halliwell but the original is a girls' night staple.

7 Rihanna - Umbrella (2007): Rihanna will help protect you from the rain of life with her umbrella.

8 Prince - Purple Rain (1984): Powerful emotion from the opening guitar.

9 Garbage - I'm Only Happy When It Rains (1995): Angsty homage to rain.

10 Carpenters - Rainy Days and Mondays (1971): Has there ever been a pop voice so effortlessly melancholy?

Block list

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.


Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email
Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

My thoughts after Police Scotland are ordered to apologise over IRA interrogation techniques slur.




Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.

Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You Couldn't Make This Up

Sun, sea and sangria beats an active break.

Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Columnist Michelle McManus is Sussed in the City, and loves to chat about anything and everything.