Friendship is a complicated thing. It can save your life or it can drive you absolutely nuts. After all, some friends lie and let you down, and if they're not secretly plotting your demise, they might be harbouring romantic feelings that threaten to destroy the relationship. Or maybe it's you doing the crushing. Either way, pop musicians feel your pain. Over the years, everyone from strutting stadium rockers to steely gangsta rappers have penned songs on the subject. Read on to see what 20 odes to friendship rank among our fav.

1. The White Stripes, "We're going to Be Friends"

2. Queen, "You're My Best Friend"

3. The Beatles, "With a Little Help From My Friends"

4. Rihanna, "Umbrella"

5. The Spice Girls, "Wannabe"

6. Kanye West, Jay Z and Big Sean, "Clique"

7. Bruno Mars, "Count on Me"

8. The Rembrandts, "I'll Be There For You"

9. Hometown Glory, Adele

10. Back For Good, Take That