10 Songs That Make You Think About Life

(Last Updated On: March 3, 2021)

Music has the power to alter your way of thinking and even inspire new behavior. Here is a list of songs that talk about various things about life that may influence your way of thinking.

1. Kanye West – Only One


This is a track co-produced by Sir Paul McCartney and was sang from the perspective of Kanye’s late mother, Dr Donda West as she looks down on her son from heaven.

 

2. Jay Z – The Story Of OJ


Jay Z said the song is about us as a culture having a plan, how we are going to push it forward. How when one has some type of success they can transform that into something bigger.

 

3. BOB feat Taylor Swift – Both Of Us


BOB said that the song is about all walks of life and all classes of society. He talks about how to move through life we need a purpose and for a purpose, we need to be motivated to it.

 

4. Dean Lewis – Waves


This is a guitar-driven song about the unpredictability of life and how it always changing in front of our eyes.

 

5. Taylor Swift – New Romantics


This is a satirical song that discusses how “new romantics” view love and life. It looks at the way young adults approach love and also how the idea of romance has drastically changed since the olden days. Heartbreaks come all the time because no one is settled down.

 

6. The Band Perry – If I Die Young


Perry daydreams of his ultimate demise and he comes to the conclusion that if she died young she would be happy with the life she’s lived and hopes her loved ones would celebrate her.

 

7. Bette Midler – The Rose


The song generally talks about taking chances in life so as to get what you desire. People shouldn’t be discouraged by fear and insecurities.

 

8. Macklemore feat Kesha – Good Old Days


This is about making the most of life so years later you aren’t dwelling on past experiences with regret.

 

9. Nicki Minaj – All Things Go


Nicki stresses the point that nothing lasts forever and we should cherish what we have now.

 

10. Alessia Cara – Scars To Your Beautiful


This a song that talks about the things that certain women go through on a daily basis in order to feel loved.