The Best Van Canto Songs According to Facebook

Yesterday, Van Canto asked their followers on Facebook to name their top 5 songs (incl. at least one cover and at least one original song). I aggregated the first 337 responses (excluding those that contain less than two songs). Here is the overall hit list (along with the number of votes):

Graph with Van Canto Song Statistics

You can find some more results below.

  1. Last Night of the Kings (120)
  2. If I Die in Battle (112)
  3. Rebellion (111)
  4. Primo Victoria (102)
  5. Neuer Wind (93)
  6. The Bard’s Song – In the Forest (85)
  7. Lost Forever (70)
  8. The Mission (69)
  9. Kings of Metal (62)
  10. Fear of the Dark (62)
  11. Speed of Light (52)
  12. The Seller of Souls (49)
  13. Magic Taborea (47)
  14. To Sing a Metal Song (40)
  15. Wishmaster (38)
  16. A Storm to Come (37)
  17. Water Fire Heaven Earth (30)
  18. My Voice (29)
  19. Bed of Nails (28)
  20. Take to the Sky (25)
  21. The Higher Flight (24)
  22. Master of Puppets (24)
  23. Battery (23)
  24. Master of the Wind (20)
  25. I Stand Alone (20)
  26. Black Wings of Hate (17)
  27. Quest for Roar (17)
  28. Hearted (16)
  29. Pathfinder (12)
  30. Betrayed (10)
  31. One to Ten (10)
  32. Hero (10)
  33. Tribe of Force (9)
  34. Spelled in Waters (7)
  35. Carry on (7)
  36. Stora Rövardansen (7)
  37. Stormbringer (6)
  38. I am Human (5)
  39. Starlight (5)
  40. Bad to the Bone (4)
  41. Dangers in my Head (3)
  42. King (3)
  43. Frodo’s Dream (2)
  44. Rain (2)
  45. She’s Alive (1)

“Lifetime” is the only song that wasn’t mentioned at all, even though I like it very much!

Comparing the relative frequency of votes by gender reveals that the men were more likely to choose the following songs:

  1. If I Die in Battle (men 8%, women 5%, difference 3.6%)
  2. Lost Forever (5%, 3%, 2.5%)
  3. A Storm to Come  (3%, 1%, 1.3%)
  4. Speed of Light  (4%, 2%, 1.3%)
  5. Fear of the Dark (4%, 3%, 1.2%)…

Women were more likely to chose the following songs:

  1. Neuer Wind (men 5%, women 10%, diff. -5.2%)
  2. The Bard’s Song – In the Forest (5%, 8%, -3.0%)
  3. Bed of Nails (1%, 3%, -1.9%)
  4. Rebellion (7%, 8%, -1.7%)
  5. Master of the Wind (1%, 2%, -1.3%)…

3 Comments

  1. fan namba wan:

    Lifetime is really good, but not in top 5, actually Van Canto is one of few bands that have no bad songs!

  2. soundso:

    Frauen mögen Bed of Nails lieber als männer O_o

  3. Laura Campbell:

    Thank you so much for the compilation!! Very interesting to see the comparisons. I stink at statistics so glad you are! RakkaTakka and well done!

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