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Title Track
The most common form of Album Title Drop, a title track is a song on a musical album which shares its name with the album itself. This can be done before or after the fact; as long as the album and one song on it share the same name, it counts.

Most albums do this, but it’s such a common (and effective) naming convention that it’s something of an Undead Horse Trope; because if it ain’t broke…

Note: In order for the example to count, the title of the song has to be an exact match to the album’s title. If the titles are only a partial match, it’s not an example. The one exception is if the song or album title contains a “the,” “a,” or any other common article which is present in one title but not the other.

Naturally, a Sub-Trope of Title Drop; also compare Self-Titled Album, where this is done using the band’s name, and Album Title Drop, where the song contains the album's title in its lyrics - both of which can overlap with Title Track. Could also overlap with pretty much any other naming convention. Contrast Non-Appearing Title (the subversion of this tropenote ) and the most obvious exception to this trope, No Title.

PLEASE LIST ALL EXAMPLES ALPHABETICALLY BY MUSICIAN! This will make examples easier to find. Since this will be a long list, please avoid listing aversions and subversions. Also, please list only the shared title. Listing examples such as “(ALBUM TITLE) has the song (SONG TITLE WHICH IS THE SAME AS ALBUM TITLE)” is too redundant.

Musicians that have used this trope include:

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     A 
  • AC/DC
    • High Voltage (though not the original Australian album...)
    • T.N.T. (...but this Australia only record, which also has a title track - included in the overseas High Voltage)
    • Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
    • Let There Be Rock
    • Highway to Hell
    • Back in Black
    • For Those About to Rock
    • Flick of the Switch
    • Fly on the Wall
    • The Razors Edge
    • Ballbreaker
    • Stiff Upper Lip
    • Black Ice
  • Adam Lambert
    • For Your Entertainment
    • Beg for Mercy
    • Better Than I Know Myself
  • Aerosmith
    • Toys in the Attic
    • Draw the Line
    • Permanent Vacation
    • Get a Grip
    • Nine Lives
    • Just Push Play
  • Alex Band
    • We've All Been There
  • Alice in Chains
    • Dirt
    • Black Gives Way To Blue
  • The All-American Rejects
    • Move Along
    • Mona Lisa (When the World Comes Down)
    • Kids in the Street
  • All Pigs Must Die
    • God Is War
  • Allele
    • Next to Parallel
  • Alter Bridge
    • One Day Remains
    • Blackbird
  • Amon Amarth
    • Fate Of The Norns
    • Twilight Of The Thunder God
  • Amorphis
    • Elegy
    • Tuonela
    • Far From The Sun
    • Silent Waters
    • Skyforger
  • Anberlin
    • Never Take Friendship Personal
  • Apocalyptica
    • Worlds Collide
  • Arcade Fire
    • Neon Bible
    • The Suburbs
  • Arctic Monkeys
    • Suck It and See
  • Atreyu
    • Lead Sails (and a Paper Anchor) from the album Lead Sails Paper Anchor.
  • Autopsy
    • Severed Survival
    • Mental Funeral
    • Macabre Eternal
  • Avenged Sevenfold:
    • Nightmare

     B 
  • Bad Company
    • Bad Company
    • Run with the Pack
    • Burnin' Sky
    • Fame and Fortune
    • Dangerous Age
    • Holy Water
    • Here Comes Trouble
    • Company of Strangers
  • The Band
    • Stage Fright
    • Islands
  • The Beach Boys
    • Surfin' Safari
    • Surfin' USA
    • Surfer Girl
    • Shut Down (Compilation album of various artists signed by Capitol in 1963)
    • Little Deuce Coupe
    • Shut Down Volume 2 (Track titled "Shut Down, Part II")
    • All Summer Long
    • Wild Honey
    • Friends
    • Surf's Up
    • Keepin' the Summer Alive
    • Still Crusin'
    • Summer in Paradise
    • That's Why God Made the Radio
  • The Beatles
  • Better Than Ezra:
    • Closer
  • Black Sabbath
    • Black Sabbath
    • Paranoid
    • Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
    • Never Say Die!
    • Heaven And Hell
    • Born Again
    • Seventh Star
    • Headless Cross
    • Forbidden
  • Bon Iver
    • For Emma, Forever Ago (track titled "For Emma")
    • Blood Bank.
  • Bon Jovi
    • Keep The Faith
    • Bounce
    • Have A Nice Day
    • Lost Highway
  • David Bowie
    • Space Oddity (originally a Self-Titled Album)
    • The Man Who Sold the World
    • The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (track titled "Ziggy Stardust")
    • Aladdin Sane (track titled "Aladdin Sane (1913-1938-197?)")
    • Diamond Dogs
    • Young Americans
    • Station to Station
    • "Heroes"
    • Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)
    • Let's Dance
    • Tonight
    • Never Let Me Down
    • Black Tie White Noise
    • Outside
    • Heathen (track titled "Heathen (The Rays)")
    • Reality
    • The Next Day
  • Boys Like Girls
    • Love Drunk
  • Breaking Benjamin
    • Dear Agony
  • The Briefs
    • Sex Objects

     C 
  • Cannibal Corpse
    • Butchered At Birth
    • The Bleeding
    • Gallery of Suicide
    • The Wretched Spawn
    • Evisceration Plague
  • Carcass
    • Reek of Putrefaction
    • Heartwork
  • Cavo
    • Thick As Thieves
  • Chevelle
    • Wonder What's Next
    • Hats Off to the Bull
  • The Clash
    • London Calling
  • Cold
    • A Different Kind of Pain
  • Coldplay
    • Parachutes
    • A Rush of Blood to the Head
    • X&Y
    • Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (There are two title tracks on this one.)
    • Mylo Xyloto
  • The Cranberries
    • No Need to Argue
    • Wake Up and Smell the Coffee
  • Creed
    • My Own Prison
    • Weathered
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival
    • Green River
  • Crossfade
    • Falling Away
    • We All Bleed
  • Culture Club
    • Colour By Numbers (although it was originally a B-side and did not appear on the album until the CD remaster)

     D 
  • D
    • 7th Rose
  • Daft Punk
    • Human After All
  • Dark New Day
    • New Tradition
  • Darkthrone
    • Under A Funeral Moon
  • Daughtry
    • Break the Spell
  • Death
    • Scream Bloody Gore
    • Leprosy
    • Spiritual Healing
    • Individual Thought Patterns
    • Symbolic
  • Decyfer Down
    • Crash
  • Deep Purple
    • Fireball
    • Stormbringer
    • Burn
    • Perfect Strangers
    • The Battle Rages On
    • Bananas
    • Rapture of the Deep
  • Def Leppard
    • High 'n' Dry (as High 'n' Dry (Saturday Night) )
    • Hysteria
    • Slang
  • Default
    • One Thing Remains
    • Comes and Goes
  • Deftones
    • Around The Fur
  • Delain
    • April Rain
  • Delta Goodrem
    • Innocent Eyes
    • Mistaken Identity
  • Demi Lovato
    • Don't Forget
    • Here We Go Again
    • Unbroken
  • Devin Townsend
    • The Hummer
    • Ki
    • Deconstruction
    • Ghost
  • Die Krupps
    • Odyssey of the Mind— the album cover even depicts someone "sitting in a cage, an open cage."
    • The Machinist of Joy
  • Dire Straits
    • Love Over Gold
    • Brothers In Arms
  • The Doors
    • Strange Days
    • The Soft Parade
    • L.A. Woman
    • Waiting for the Sun is actually an aversion, as the song of that name didn't appear until L.A. Woman.
  • Dream Theater
    • A Change of Seasons
    • Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
    • Octavarium
  • Dropping Daylight
    • Brace Yourself

     E 
  • Eagles
    • Desperado
    • On the Border
    • One of These Nights
    • Hotel California
    • The Long Run
    • Long Road Out of Eden
  • Eels
    • Beautiful Freak
    • Electroshock Blues
    • Daisies Of The Galaxy
    • Souljacker
    • End Times
  • Egypt Central
    • White Rabbit
  • Emilie Autumn
    • Opheliac
    • Fight Like A Girl
  • Eminem
    • "Marshall Mathers" off of The Marshall Mathers LP.
    • Encore
  • Empires
    • Bang
  • Evans Blue
    • Graveyard of Empires

     F 
  • Fferyllt
    • Dance Of The Druids
  • fun.
    • Some Nights (There's two here; a two-and-a-quarter-minute intro that plays before the longer single song.)
  • A Flock Of Seagulls
    • The Story Of A Young Heart
  • Florence + the Machine has Between Two Lungs (the deluxe edition of debut album Lungs).
  • The Flower Kings
    • Retropolis
    • Stardust We Are
    • The Rainmaker
    • Adam and Eve
    • Paradox Hotel
  • Foals:
    • Total Life Forever
  • The Foo Fighters have a straight example with In Your Honor, and a subversion: the title track of The Colour and the Shape ended up as a B-side and only appears in special editions.
  • Franz Ferdinand
    • You Could Have It So Much Better
    • The opening track of Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action is "Right Action", which delivers a full Album Title Drop on the chorus.

     G 

     H 
  • George Harrison
    • All Things Must Pass
    • Living in the Material World
    • Dark Horse
    • Gone Troppo
    • Cloud Nine
    • Brainwashed
  • Jimi Hendrix
    • Are You Experienced?
    • Bold As Love
    • Have You Ever been (To Electric Ladyland)
    • Crash Landing
    • Midnight Lightning
    • South Saturn Delta
    • Valleys of Neptune
  • Hole
    • Celebrity Skin

     I 
  • Iron Maiden
    • Iron Maiden
    • Killers
    • Number Of The Beast
    • Powerslave
    • Borderline: "Caught Somewhere in Time"
    • Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
    • No Prayer for the Dying
    • Fear of the Dark
    • Brave New World
    • Dance of Death
    • "Satellite 15... The Final Frontier"

     J 
  • Jack Johnson
    • Sleep Through the Static
    • To the Sea
  • Jamiroquai
    • Emergency on Planet Earth
    • The Return of the Space Cowboy has a track called "Space Cowboy" which delivers a full Album Title Drop.
    • Travelling Without Moving
    • Dynamite
    • Rock Dust Light Star
  • Jessie J
    • Who You Are
  • Judas Priest
    • Rocka Rolla
    • Stained Class
    • Hell Bent for Leather
    • Screaming for Vengeance
    • Ram It Down
    • Painkiller
    • Jugulator
    • Nostradamus
    • Redeemer of Souls
  • Julien K
    • Death to Analog
    • We're Here With You
  • Jupiter
    • Classical Element

     K 
  • Kamelot
    • The Fourth Legacy
    • Karma
    • The Black Halo
    • Ghost Opera
  • Kate Bush
    • The Kick Inside
    • The Dreaming
    • Hounds of Love
    • The Sensual World
    • The Red Shoes
    • Aerial
    • 50 Words for Snow
  • Katy Perry
    • One Of The Boys
    • Teenage Dream
  • Kerli
    • Love is Dead
  • The Killers
    • Sam's Town
    • Battle Born
  • KISS
    • Love Gun
    • Creatures of the Night
    • Lick It Up
    • Psycho Circus
  • King Charles
    • Loveblood
  • Kylie Minogue
    • Enjoy Yourself
    • Rhythm of Love
    • Let's Get to It
    • Light Years
    • Fever
    • Aphrodite

     L 
  • Lacuna Coil
    • Comalies
    • Shallow Life
    • In a Reverie is a subversion - the associated song is simply titled "Reverie".
  • Lady Gaga:
    • The Fame
    • Born This Way
  • Lana Del Rey:
    • Born to Die
  • The only Led Zeppelin example would be "Houses of the Holy"... that in a subversion, was not on that album, instead being postponed for Physical Graffiti.
  • Lights
    • The Listening
    • Siberia
  • Little Boots
  • Liz Phair
    • Whip-Smart
    • White Chocolate Space Egg(although the album is called whitechocolatespaceegg)
    • Somebody's Miracle
  • The Left Banke
    • Walk Away Renee/Pretty Ballerina (due to its Either/Or Title, there's two title tracks)
  • The Lemonheads
    • It's A Shame About Ray
  • John Lennon
    • Imagine
    • Mind Games
  • Lyriel
    • Autumnatales
    • Prisonworld
    • Paranoid Circus
    • Leverage

     M 
  • Madonna:
    • Like a Virgin
    • True Blue
    • Who's That Girl
    • Like a Prayer
    • Erotica
    • Bedtime Story (although the album is called Bedtime Stories)
    • Ray of Light
    • Music
    • American Life
    • Celebration
  • Manic Street Preachers
    • Gold Against The Soul
    • Send Away The Tigers
  • Marillion
    • Script for a Jester's Tear
    • Fugazi
    • Seasons End
    • Holidays in Eden
    • Brave
    • This Strange Engine
    • Somewhere Else
    • Happiness Is The Road
    • Sounds That Can't Be Made
  • Marilyn Manson
    • Antichrist Superstar
    • Mechanical Animals
    • Holy Wood (In The Shadow of The Valley of Death (kinda, there's a "In The Shadow of The Valley of Death", but originally, the album was only going to be called that, and the never-made movie, and then the never-published book were "Holy Wood")
    • The Golden Age Of Grotesque
    • Eat Me, Drink Me
    • Born Villain
  • Massive Attack
    • Blue Lines
    • Protection
    • Mezzanine
  • Mastodon:
    • The Hunter
  • Matchbox 20
    • Mad Season
  • Paul McCartney
    • Driving Rain
    • Flaming Pie
    • New
    • Off the Ground
    • Pipes of Peace
    • Run Devil Run
    • Tug of War
  • MC Lars
    • This Gigantic Robot Kills
  • Megadeth
    • Countdown to Extinction
    • Youthanasia
    • ''The World Needs a Hero
    • United Abominations
    • Endgame
  • Metallica
    • Ride The Lightning
    • Master Of Puppets
    • ...And Justice For All
    • St. Anger
  • Michael Jackson
    • Got to Be There
    • Ben
    • Music and Me
    • Off the Wall
    • Thriller
    • Bad
    • Dangerous
    • HIStory
    • Blood on the Dancefloor
    • Invincible
  • Michael Nesmith
    • Nevada Fighter
    • Rays
  • Micky Dolenz
    • Remember
  • Muse:
    • Showbiz
    • (The) Resistance counts due to the given exception.

     N 
  • Napalm Death
    • Scum
    • From Enslavement to Obliteration
    • Diatribes
    • Inside the Torn Apart
    • The Code is Red...Long Live the Code
    • Smear Campaign
    • Time Waits for No Slave
  • Neutral Milk Hotel
    • In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
  • Nine Inch Nails:
    • The Downward Spiral
    • With Teeth
    • Ghosts I-IV takes the trope to its Logical Extreme; every single song on the album is named by its track number followed by Ghosts and either I, II, III, or IV. note 
  • Norah Jones
    • Come Away With Me
    • Not Too Late
    • Little Broken Hearts
  • **NSYNC
    • No Strings Attached
    • Celebrity

     O 
  • Oasis
    • Be Here Now
  • The Offspring
    • Smash
    • Americana
    • Conspiracy of One
    • Days Go By
  • Oingo Boingo
    • Only A Lad
    • Nothing to Fear
    • Good for Your Soul
    • Dead Man's Party
  • Opeth
    • Blackwater Park
    • Deliverance
    • Heritage
  • Ozzy Osbourne
    • Diary of a Madman
    • Bark at the Moon
    • The Ultimate Sin
    • No More Tears
    • Black Rain
    • Variant: "Let Me Hear You Scream"

     P 
  • Pain Of Salvation
    • The Perfect Element
    • Remedy Lane
    • Scarsick
    • Road Salt
  • Pantera
    • Metal Magic
    • Projects in the Jungle
    • I am the Night
    • Power Metal
    • Cowboys From Hell
    • The Great Southern Trendkill
  • Parabelle
    • Reassembling the Icons
  • Pearl Jam
  • Peter Schilling
    • Fehler Im Sistem (German)/Error In The System (English)
    • 120 Grad (German)/Things To Come (English)
    • The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime)
  • Peter Tork
    • Stranger Things Have Happened
  • Pink Floyd:
    • Atom Heart Mother
    • Wish You Were Here
  • Porcupine Tree
    • On the Sunday of Life
    • Up the Downstair
    • The Sky Moves Sideways
    • Signify
    • Stupid Dream
    • Lightbulb Sun
    • Deadwing
    • Fear of a Blank Planet
    • The Incident
  • Porno For Pyros

     Q 
  • Queen
    • A Kind of Magic
    • The Miracle
    • Innuendo
    • Subversion: "Sheer Heart Attack" was not ready for the eponymous album, and only shows up in the later News of the World.

     R 
  • Radiohead
    • The Bends
    • Kid A
  • Rainbow
    • Long Live Rock 'n' Roll
    • Difficult to Cure
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • Freaky Styley
    • Blood Sugar Sex Magik
    • One Hot Minute
    • Californication
    • By the Way
    • Stadium Arcadium
  • REM
    • Around The Sun
    • Accelerate
  • Rihanna:
    • Music of the Sun
    • A Girl Like Me
    • Good Girl Gone Bad
    • Talk That Talk
  • Rise Against:
    • Endgame
  • The Rolling Stones
    • Let It Bleed
    • It's Only Rock 'n Roll (But I Like It)
    • Emotional Rescue
  • Rush
    • Fly By Night
    • 2112
    • A Farewell to Kings
    • Hemispheres
    • Presto
    • Roll The Bones
    • Test for Echo
    • Vapor Trails subverts this with the song "Vapor Trail", which is singular rather than plural like the album title.
    • Clockwork Angels

     S 

     T 
  • t.A.T.u.
    • Dangerous And Moving
  • They Might Be Giants
    • Mink Car
    • The Spine (title track "Spine")
    • All four of their children's albums: No!, Here Come the ABCs, Here Come the 123s, and Here Comes Science
    • Nanobots
  • Three Days Grace
    • One-X
    • Life Starts Now.
  • Thrice
    • Identity Crisis
    • The Artist in the Ambulance
    • Beggars
  • Tori Amos
    • Little Earthquakes
    • Strange Little Girl (although the album is called Strange Little Girls)
    • Scarlet's Walk
    • The Beekeeper
    • Abnormally Attracted to Sin
    • Night of Hunters
  • Tool
    • Undertow
    • Lateralus

     U 
  • U2
    • October
    • The Unforgettable Fire
    • Zooropa
    • No Line On The Horizon

     V 

     W 

     X 
  • X
    • Los Angeles

     Y 
  • Yes
    • Time and a Word
    • Close to the Edge
    • Going for the One
    • Big Generator
    • Open Your Eyes
    • Magnification
    • Fly From Here

     Z 

     Numbered Musicians 

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