12 Songs About Rising From The Ashes

(Last Updated On: October 13, 2021)

Rising from the ashes is a term used in scenarios where one emerges a new from something that has been destroyed. Below is a list of songs that talk about rising from the ashes:

1. Demi Lovato – Skyscraper

The song is about the pain Demi felt when she was in rehab because of her issues with self-harm and eating disorders. She made the song with the aim of inspiring girls and women who were in pain because of other people tearing them down for no good reason.


2. Cardi B, Chance The Rapper – Best Life

Cardi and Chance sing about their rise from living a broke life to now being able to afford anything they want.


3. Cardi B – Get Up 10

Cardi raps about her uprising in the rap game as well as her rags to riches story.


4. Big Sean – Bounce Back

The song is dedicated to Big Sean’s ability to rise above taking a loss hence the phrase bouncing back.


5. Selena Gomez – Look At Her Now

This is an upbeat song about becoming a stronger person after experiencing a turbulent relationship.


6. T.I, Chris Brown – Get Back Up

T.I addresses his recent shortcomings after his arrest. He states that when you are pushed down you have to pick yourself back up.


7. Taylor Swift – Begin Again

Taylor Swift expresses her hope for a budding relationship while reflecting on her past romantic mistakes.


8. Lea Michele – Cannonball

The song was released in 2013 and was able to peak at #75 on the Billboard Hot 100.


9. Conchita Wurst – Rise Like A Phoenix

The song was chosen to represent Austria at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Denmark.


10. Katy Perry – Rise

The song is about overcoming adversity and was used by NBC for their coverage of the 2015 Rio Olympics. It was used to describe the moment when an athlete overcomes fatigue and incredible odds to emerge victorious.


11. Katy Perry – Roar

The song is a self-empowerment anthem. Katy Perry uses the pre-chorus to shift the tone away from the helplessness she feels in the first verse and towards new strength & power.


12. Celine Dion – Ashes

This is an emotional ballad about the rise of a superhuman agent of death and vengeance known as Deadpool.