Top 12 Famous Songs Made With GarageBand

By: Stephen Seaman
Updated: March 13, 2022

GarageBand is a music production software application developed by Apple Inc. for macOS and iOS devices. It was first released on January 6th of 2001 as part of the iLife suite of applications but has since been replaced in favor of Logic Pro X.

GarageBand is incredibly easy to learn how to use and allows users to create songs from scratch or with one-click options that can be customized with ease thanks to its intuitive interface. In this article, we've listed 12 songs made with GarageBand!

Here is the list of famous songs made with Garageband.

List of 12 Best Songs Made With GarageBand

GarageBand songs are easy to make and can be customized with ease. With this software, many famous songs have been created! Some of them are:

1. Rihanna - Umbrella

  • Composed, arranged and programmed by Evan Bogart, co-produced by Christopher "Tricky" Stewart.
  • Recorded in 2005 for the album Good Girl Gone Bad (2007).
  • Genre: Pop, R&B
  • Released: May 24th, 2007
Songs Made With GarageBand

Fun fact: Rihanna's songs have been featured on many different soundtracks of popular movies, including "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack! It was one of the songs made with GarageBand.

2. Justice - Cross

  • Composed, arranged and programmed by Gaspard Augé.
  • Recorded in 2007 for the album “Cross” (2007).
  • Genre: Electro house.
  • Released: June 24th, 2007
Songs Made With GarageBand

Fun Fact: The songs on this album have been used in many video games! And one of them is the soundtrack from Pro Evolution Soccer 2015!

Also Read: How to Use GarageBand On iPhone & iPad?

3. T-Pain - Rappa Ternt Sanga

  • Composed, arranged and programmed by T-Pain.
  • Recorded in 2005 for the album Rappa Ternt Sanga (2005).
  • Genre: Hip Hop Soul.
  • Released: December 11th, 2005
Songs Made With GarageBand

Fun fact: T-pain songs have been featured on many different soundtracks of popular movies! For instance, songs from his debut album were used as a soundtrack to the "Step Up" movie released in 2006! Also, songs from this same album are featured on the big screens of films like "The Fast And The Furious" or "Scary Movie IV," which came out in 2007!

4. Nine Inch Nails - The Hand That Feeds

  • Composed, arranged and programmed by Trent Reznor.
  • Recorded in 2005 for the album With Teeth (2005).
  • Genre: Industrial rock.
  • Released: April 13th, 2005
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Fun fact: The songs on this album have been used as a soundtrack to many video games such as Call of Duty! And songs from it were also featured on TV series like "House" or "American Dad!" which is one of Seth MacFarlane's creations who made songs with GarageBand too when he was younger! Also, songs from it are part of the soundtracks for movies like "The Girl Next Door" released in 2004, or "Cellular" released in, you guessed it, 2004!

5. Radiohead - In Rainbows

  • Composed, arranged and programmed by Thom Yorke.
  • Recorded in 2007 for the album In Rainbows (2007).
  • Genre: Alternative rock.
  • Released: October 11th, 2007
Songs Made With GarageBand

Fun Fact: Radiohead songs have been featured on many different soundtracks of popular movies like "The Social Network," which was released in 2010, or "Hunger Games," which is one of the most successful series ever at box offices! Also, songs from this album were used as a soundtrack to video games, too, such as FIFA 16! And songs from it are also part of the soundtracks for films like "Harry Potter" released in 2001 or "Pirates Of The Caribbean" released in 2003!

6. George Pringle - Salon des Refuses

  • Composed, arranged and programmed by George Pringle.
  • Recorded in 2014 for the album Salon des Refuses (2014).
  • Genre: Alternative Pop Rock.
  • Released: September 14th, 2014
Songs Made With GarageBand

Fun Fact: Songs from this album were used as a soundtrack to video games such as "Lords Of The Fallen," released in 2014! And songs from it are also part of the soundtracks for films like "Bride Wars," which came out in 2009, or "The Other Guys," which was released in 2010 too!

Also, songs from it featured on TV series like Modern Family and How To Get Away With Murder which is one of Shonda Rimes' creations who made songs with GarageBand when was younger!

7. Steve Lacy - (Kendrik Lamar's) "Damn" and "Ego Death"

  • Composed, arranged and programmed by Steve Lacy.
  • Recorded in 2016 for the songs "Damn" (2016) and "Ego Death" (2015).
  • Genre: Soul.
  • Released: April 14th, 2017
Songs Made With GarageBand

Fun fact: Songs from this album were used as a soundtrack to video games such as NBA Live 18! And songs from it are also part of the soundtracks for films like "The Fate Of The Furious," released in 2017 too! Also, songs from it featured on TV series like Lethal Weapon or Black-ish, which is one of Kenya Barris' creations who made songs with GarageBand when he was younger!

Also Read: 10 Best GarageBand Plugins For Creating Professional-Quality Beats In 2022

8. Usher - Love in this Club

  • Composed, arranged and programmed by Usher Raymond.
  • Recorded in 2008 for the songs "Love In This Club" (2008) and “Moving Mountains” (2007).
  • Genre: R&B/soul.
  • Released: June 20th, 2008
Songs Made With GarageBand

Fun fact: Songs from this album were used as a soundtrack to video games such as NBA Live 08! And songs from it are also part of the soundtracks for films like "The Social Network" released in 2010 or "Empire State Of Mind," which is one of Jay-Z's songs that features on many different playlists too!

Also, songs from it featured on TV series like Gossip Girl, which is one of Josh Schwartz's creations who made songs with GarageBand when he was younger!

9. Snow Patrol - A Hundred Million Suns

  • Composed, arranged and programmed by Snow Patrol.
  • Recorded in 2008 for the songs "Take Back The City" (2008), “Crack The Shutters” (2007) and “If There's A Rocket Tie Me To It”(2008).
  • Genre: Alternative rock.
  • Released: October 17th, 2008
Songs Made With GarageBand

Fun fact: Songs from this album were used as a soundtrack to video games such as FIFA 09! And songs from it are also part of the soundtracks for films like "The Twilight Saga - New Moon" released in 2009 or "Iron Man Three," which is one of Marvel Cinematic Universe's movies too! Also, songs from it are featured on TV series like Lie To Me, which is one of Tim Minear's creations who made songs with GarageBand when he was younger!

10. James Blunt - Some Kind Of Trouble

  • Composed, arranged and programmed by James Blunt.
  • Recorded in 2010 for the songs "Stay The Night" (2010) and “Heart To Heart” (2010).
  • Genre: Alternative pop/rock.
  • Released: November 17th, 2010
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Fun fact: Songs from this album were used as a soundtrack to video games such as FIFA 11! And songs from it are also part of the soundtracks for films like "Due Date," released in 2010, or "This Means War," which is one of Reese Witherspoon's creations who made songs with GarageBand when she was younger!

Also, songs from it featured on TV series like Revenge - Way Of Shadows is one of Mike Kelley's creations who made songs with GarageBand when he was younger!

11. Reigning sound - Let Yourself Go

  • Composed, arranged and programmed by Reigning Sound.
  • Recorded in 2010 for songs “Let Yourself Go” (2010), “I Can't Hide It”(2008) and “North Cackalacky Girl” (2005).
  • Genre: Rock n roll/soul/garage rock.
  • Released: January 11th, 2011
Songs Made With GarageBand

Fun fact: Songs from this album were used as a soundtrack to video games such as NBA Live 12! And songs from it are also part of the soundtracks for films like "The Call" released in 2013, or Disney's "Toy Story That Time Forgot," which is one of Tom Hanks' creations who made songs with GarageBand when he was younger too! Also, songs from it featured on TV series like Revenge - Way Of Shadows is one of Mike Kelley's creations who made songs with GarageBand when he was younger!

12. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die

  • Composed, arranged and programmed by Lana del Rey.
  • Recorded in 2011 for songs “Born To Die” (2011), “Blue Jeans”(2010) and “American” (2010).
  • Genre: Dream pop/indie pop/trip hop/baroque pop.
  • Released: January 31st, 2012
Songs Made With GarageBand

Fun fact: Songs from this album were used as a soundtrack to video games such as FIFA 13! And songs from it are also part of the soundtracks for films like "A Very Murray Christmas," released in 2015, or Disney's "Toy Story That Time Forgot," which is one of Tom Hanks' creations who made songs with GarageBand when he was younger too!

Also, songs from it featured on TV series like Gossip Girl, which is one of Josh Schwartz's creations who made songs with GarageBand when he was younger!

These songs and albums are just some songs that were made in GarageBand, but there are so many more songs out there! You can find them on the Apple App Store or at least download the trial version of it to see what songs you've made.

Garageband is also available for Mac computers too! So if you have a mac book pro, I would recommend getting the app because then you could make songs with other people who use this app too- like Katy Perry when she was younger.

Bands like UB40 (which includes musicians from the UK) started making songs with GarageBand from 2006 until 2010- they released an album called "Labour Of Love IV" in 2009 where all songs include sounds recorded using iPhone's microphone.

Conclusion

GarageBand has changed music for the better. It can be used with songs that you've made in this app and songs from other songs too!

I hope you like this article and find it useful. And if you have any songs or albums that were made with GarageBand, let me know in the comments!

Thank you! Enjoy the rest of your day!

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