These 22 Songs Are About Star Wars

Star Wars is one of the most successful film franchises in history, with over $10 billion in box office revenue and countless spin-off television series, comic books, novels, video games, toys and theme park attractions.

Its influence has also been felt in the world of popular music, with many musicians from a variety of genres referencing Star Wars in their lyrics, song titles and videos… here’s just a few:

Queen’s “Bicycle Race”

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Californication”

Tenacious D’s “Deth Starr”

Deep Purple’s “Main Title”

Gorillaz’s “The Sounder” and “Clint Eastwood”

Mountain Goats’ “The Ultimate Jedi Who Wastes All the Other Jedis and Eats Their Bones”

Madonna’s “Die Another Day”

The Hold Steady’s “The Swish”

Matthew Sweet’s “Where You Get Love”

Nerf Herder’s “I’m the Droid (You’re Looking For)”

White Zombie’s “Murderworld”

Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Yoda”

Blink-182’s “A New Hope”

Other incredible references include Kanye West‘s “Gone,” “Guilt Trip” and “Big Screen,” Gnarls Barkley‘s “Crazy,” and A Tribe Called Quest‘s “Wild Hot.” The FORCE is strong with these tracks and may the fourth be with you.