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The Power Of Friendship is one of the strongest things in the world. Sometimes, however, it's not enough. What's the best way to really capitalize on a friendship? Break out in song about it, of course.

This is essentially a song that explains about the how the friendship between two or more characters keeps them together and never lets them fall apart.

This may be a Sidekick Song. Compare Silly Love Song.


Examples:

Anime
  • In Axis Powers Hetalia, we have England's song "My Friend", in which England talks about his friends Brownie, Pixy and the Unicorn (England has been shown in a couple of episodes talking with his imaginary friends).

Film - Animated

Film - Live-Action

Live-Action TV
  • In The Brady Bunch during one of the show's many Talent Show episodes, Marcia & her mother sing "Together" from Gypsy as a pair of hobos who stick together through thick and thin.
  • Saved By The Bell: In a Behind The Music-like episode showing the formation, success, breakup, and reuniting of the gang's band Zack Attack, their big hit is called "Friends Forever."
    We'll be friends forver
    'til the end of time

Theatre
  • Anything Goes gives us "Friendship."
    It's friendship, friendship, just a perfect blendship.
    When other friendships are soon forgot, ours will still be hot.
  • Wicked: Before Stephen Schwartz wrote the song "For Good", he asked his daughter what she would say to her best friend if she were saying goodbye to her forever. Her response became the first verse of the song.

Music
  • "Happy Together" by The Turtles (might count as a love song though).
  • "You're My Best Friend" by Queen, which is used sometimes in TV show scenes over a montage of two friends doing things together.
  • "I'll be There For You" by The Rembrandts, best known as the theme song for Friends.
  • "With a Little Help From My Friends" by The Beatles.
  • "Ben" by Michael Jackson (an ode to his pet rat, who he considered his best friend).

Video Games
  • Sonic Heroes has appropriately named title as the main theme song focusing on teamwork:
    Sonic Heroes
    Sonic Heroes
    What you can't find you can find in your friends.
    • There's also Team Sonic's theme song "We Can", centered around the teamwork of Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles:
      Together, we can, overcome all the odds
      It's never as hard as it seems
      Everyone can do something special
      The secret is sharing our dreams

Western Animation

Real Life
  • The song "Best Friends Should Stick Together", longtime staple of Elementary school choir classes.
    Best friends should stick together/That's how it ought to be./So let's pretend I'm part of you and You're part of me.

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Community Feedback Replies: 25
  • December 10, 2013
    Lakija
    • On Spongebob Squarepants Spongebob and Plankton sing a song together about friendship. "F is for friends that do stuff together. U is for U and Me!" etc.
  • December 10, 2013
    Surenity

  • December 10, 2013
    RandomSurfer
    • Anything Goes gives us "Friendship."
      It's friendship, friendship, just a perfect blendship.
      When other friendships are soon forgot, ours will still be hot.
    • In The Brady Bunch during one of the show's many Talent Show episodes, Marcia & her mother sing "Together" from Gypsy as a pair of hobos who stick together through thick and thin. (I'm not familiar enough with Gypsy to say how far the song is taken out of context. I've seen it but that was years ago. I know it's Mama Rose, Louise, and Herbie who sing it.)
  • December 10, 2013
    Snicka
  • December 11, 2013
    Surenity
    Music
    • "Happy Together" by The Turtles (might count as a love song though)
  • December 11, 2013
    NESBoy
    The "Friend Like Me" entry in the Disney Sing-Along Songs series has the original song "Friendship", which is sung by Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy.
  • December 12, 2013
    JoeG
    • Wicked: Before Stephen Schwartz wrote the song "For Good", he asked his daughter what she would say to her best friend if she were saying goodbye to her forever. Her response became the first verse of the song.
  • December 13, 2013
    Lakija
    • On the James And The Giant Peach, the mixed-bag of bug characters and James sing "Family" about how they're all family now. It's still about how tight-knit their friendship has become. The song is by Randy Newman, by the by.
  • December 13, 2013
    WeAreAllKosh
    Music

    • "You're My Best Friend" by Queen, which is used sometimes in TV show scenes over a montage of two friends doing things together, as is "Happy Together".
  • December 13, 2013
    Synchronicity
    • "You've Got a Friend in Me" from Toy Story and its sequels.
  • December 15, 2013
    Surenity
    • "I'll be There For You" by The Rembrandts, best known as the theme song for Friends.
    • "With a Little Help From My Friends" by The Beatles.
    • "Ben" by Michael Jackson (an ode to his pet rat, who he considered his best friend).
  • December 15, 2013
    azul120
  • December 17, 2013
    Quag15
    I don't know if this would be best for the Anime section or the Music section (since the song got released, like all others, through the characters' CD's and so forth):

    • In Axis Powers Hetalia, we have England's song "My Friend", in which England talks about his friends Brownie, Pixy and the Unicorn (England has been shown in a couple of episodes talking with his imaginary friends).
  • December 18, 2013
    DAN004
    ^ I think that goes to Anime.
  • December 18, 2013
    CaveCat
    ^If it's supposed to be Anime, then how come it's classified as a Web Comic?
  • December 18, 2013
    Quag15
    ^ It's a webcomic, but it also became a Manga and it got an Anime adaptation that started in 2009. The other Wiki has a list of the things that comprise the whole thing.

  • December 18, 2013
    DAN004
    Putting it as Franchise is good too.
  • December 18, 2013
    jatay3
    Friends are Friends Forever, is often song at Senior Proms where of course a lot of the guests will hate each other.
  • December 19, 2013
    RandomSurfer
    Saved By The Bell: In a Behind The Music-like episode showing the formation, success, breakup, and reuniting of the gang's band Zack Attack, their big hit is called "Friends Forever."
    We'll be friends forver
    'til the end of time
  • December 23, 2013
    Wildstar93
    "Friends Are There To Help You" from Ed Edd N Eddy.
  • December 24, 2013
    Surenity
    • The song "Best Friends Should Stick Together", longtime staple of Elementary school choir classes.
      Best friends should stick together/That's how it ought to be./So let's pretend I'm part of you and You're part of me.
  • December 24, 2013
    Arivne
    Film
    • Disney's The Jungle Book has "That's What Friends Are For", sung to Mowgli by a quartet of vultures (who bear an astounding resemblance to The Beatles) in the style of a barbershop quartet.
  • December 29, 2013
    MetaFour
    My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic also has the song "A True,True Friend", appearing in the episode "Magical Mystery Cure".
  • December 29, 2013
    313Bluestreak
    Video Games
    • Sonic Heroes has appropriately named title as the main theme song focusing on teamwork:
      Sonic Heroes
      Sonic Heroes
      What you can't find you can find in your friends.
      • There's also Team Sonic's theme song "We Can", centered around the teamwork of Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles:
        Together, we can, overcome all the odds
        It's never as hard as it seems
        Everyone can do something special
        The secret is sharing our dreams
  • December 30, 2013
    Snicka
    This may be a Sidekick Song. Compare Silly Love Song.

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