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The Best Songs to Sing Alone in Your Car

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Jan. 28 2015, Updated 6:38 p.m. ET

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Some songs are not meant to be enjoyed at a party, or dancing, or with other humans. Certain songs demand to be belted out when you're completely alone—these are those jams.

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Sweet Child O'Mine

Sweet Child O Mine

Most of Guns N' Roses' hits are awesome for screaming along to, but "Sweet Child O' Mine" is our pick for all those whooooooa-oh-ohs.

Love is a Battlefield

Love Is A Battlefield

Make sure to bang on your steering wheel for emphasis during Pat Benatar's "Love Is a Battlefield." I'd advise shimmying, too, but that seems dangerous while driving.

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Dog Days Are Over

Dog Days Are Over

Florence + the Machine's "Dog Days Are Over" builds bigger and bigger until finally you're shouting the chorus.

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Come Sail Away

Come Sail Away

Can you remember every lyric to Styx's "Come Sail Away"? That's okay—you're all alone in that car.

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I Will Always Love You

I Will Always Love You

No one can hit that note of "I Will Always Love You," so you won't be judged if you can't nail Whitney's perfect version.

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Someone Like You

Someone Like You

Go ahead, let a little sniffle out. Adele's "Someone Like You" is the saddest ballad of the new millennium.

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Living On a Prayer

Living On A Prayer

Yes, Bon Jovi's "Livin' on a Prayer" is just as good without a crowd. Fist pump on your own!

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Its All Coming Back To Me Now

Its All Coming Back To Me Now

Celine Dion's ballad "It's All Coming Back to Me Now" goes on forever, and you'll be emotionally spent by the time it draws to a close.

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Pieces Of Me

Pieces Of Me

Ashlee Simpson's first song was a little bit of pop heaven. All the pieces! Pieces! Pieces of me!

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Edge of Glory

Edge Of Glory

Why is "The Edge of Glory" not Lady Gaga's biggest hit? It is the most delighful, delicious, perfectly pop song she's ever released!

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Dont Stop Believin' Journey Song

Dont Stop Believin

Is there a culture on this planet that couldn't sing along to Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'"? I don't want to know about it.

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Wannabe

Wannabe

We can all agree that the Spice Girls aren't played on the radio enough these days, so pack a CD to blast "Wannabe."

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Hold On

Hold On

The movie Bridesmaids helped us remember how fun it is to sing "Hold On" by Wilson Phillips with your girlfriends. Or by yourself.

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You Outta Know

You Outta Know

Feeling a little steamed? Scream it out with Alanis Morissette and the angriest song of the 1990s, "You Oughta Know."

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Overprotected

Overprotected

An underrated gem in the Britney Spears canon? "Overprotected." It works even when you're not a pissy teenager!

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Since U Been Gone

Since U Been Gone

It's best to sing Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone" soon after a break-up, but it will work any other time, too.

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Free Fallin

Free Fallin

Having a wistful Sunday afternoon drive? Wail away to "Free Fallin'" by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

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Total Eclipse of the Heart

Total Eclipse Of The Heart

Turn around. Bonnie Tyler's very dramatic "Total Eclipse of the Heart" is the ne plus ultra of songs to sing alone.

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