New York, NY (Top40 Charts) As the home of over the top glitz and glamour, Las Vegas has been the topic of no shortage of great songs. From Elvis to Sinatra, Sin City has played host to some of the history's biggest musical stars. With that said, it should be noted that some casino themed music is better than the rest, with a few bonafide classics standing tall above all. In this article, we will take a tour of some of the finest casino themed tunes of all time, including old favourites that we all know the words to and other fresh new tracks. When you have read this article, you will have a great appreciation for some of the best casino themed music ever. Whilst you are at it, why not take a look at this great MrQ Casino review.
So, without further ado, let's take a look at the best casino themed music throughout history…
Maybe the ultimate casino themed song, this anthem from The King himself is a celebration of everything that Sin City stands for. To this day, Viva Las Vegas is a much-loved term used by many in the city's famous gambling industry and this Presley classic continues to play in establishments the world over. The part of the song that people love best seems to be: "Oh, there's blackjack and poker and a roulette wheel/A fortune won and lost on every deal/All you need's a strong heart and a nerve of steel."
Luck Be A Lady - Frank Sinatra
A true Vegas anthem, this is Sinatra's ode to the casino. Filled with innuendo and silky smooth, this is a song that brings to mind the Vegas of yesteryear when tuxedos and ball gowns were everywhere. A keen gambler himself, Old Blue Eyes would surely raise a smile if he knew how popular this casino themed music continues to be to this day. The part of the song that perhaps best captures the mystery of gambling goes: "Luck let a gentleman see/Just how nice a dame you can be/I know the way you've treated other guys you've been with/Luck be a lady with me."
Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino - Arctic Monkeys
The newest song on our list of casino themed music might just be the least well-known too. That's taking nothing away from this psychedelic effort by UK rock giants Arctic Monkeys. Led by enigmatic frontman Alex Turner, the band takes listeners on an otherworldly journey through a mythical Hotel and Casino on the moon. Turner evokes a late 1960's aesthetic throughout the album of the same name, bringing to mind the heydey of Vegas. The song is beloved by fans for its smart lyricism such as: "This magical thinking/Feels as if it really might catch on/Mama wants some answers/Do you remember where it all went wrong?/Technological advances/Really bloody get me in the mood/Pull me in close on a crisp eve, baby/Kiss me underneath the moon's side boob."