Sometimes music is way too relatable for our human ears to handle. Music has the power to move people and make them feel emotions that they relate to easily. Here are 15 songs on a playlist that we can all relate to.
1. Hate – Hawthorne Heights
This early 2000s song is easily relatable for multiple reasons. Just the first line sums up most twenty-something-year-olds current life. “I hate my job, I hate my life. I hate every f**king thing in this world.” With these lyrics its no wonder why rock and roll is the music of rebels.
2. Smile – Vitamin C
When hasn’t this reggae/pop combination made you smile? Sometimes all you need is to put a smile on your face to make the world better. This song can be heard in the cute, mermaid, teen flick “Aquamarine.” Definitely give this song a good listen to or add to your playlist when you’re feeling down about something.
3. I’m Upset – Drake
Drake, I can talk about a lot of reasons why I’m upset. One reason being Sean’s invitation (or lack of invitation) to the Degrassi reunion music video. All the same, this song is perfect for a relatable playlist. It caters to releasing your feelings and making them known. This song relates to people who just need their list of complaints to be heard. Drake’s masterpiece deserves no disrespect.
4. Hero – The Foo Fighters
We all have our everyday heroes that impact are life sufficiently. Heroes don’t have to come in the form of a Superman or Wonder Woman. But in a natural, ordinary state. The feeling and emotions driven through this extraordinary playlist tune is forever memorable. Not only can you hear this tune performed by The Foo Fighters but Paramore as well.
5. Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
Go back in time with this authentic playlist song from Pink Floyd. The melody lets you feelings sway as you become lost in time. This song could mean something different for every listener. Maybe you lost someone, or maybe you grew apart from someone you had a connection with. Whatever the circumstances are you will have a powerful connection with this song. Featured in the documentary turned to film “Lords of Dogtown,” this song sets the atmosphere. Music lovers can also check out the cover from Sparklehorse.
“How I wish you were here. We’re just two lost souls swimming in a fishing bowl year after year,” Pink Floyd.
6. I Feel So – Box Car Racer
Sometimes explaining your emotions is hard and you wish you were brave enough to do so. This underrated band keeps it real with listeners and lets them know they aren’t alone. Feelings are a complex part of the build up of human beings. Therefore, articulating what you feel is difficult at times.
7. I Want To Know What Love Is – Foreigner
We all want to experience true love in our lifetime. This emotion and yearning for love isn’t silly. We must continue to try and take risk for love to actually experience what real love is. Foreigner’s lyrics have us feeling every word and wondering what love is all about.
8. I Don’t Want To Grow Up – Willknots
Ironically, this song has been featured in several Disney Original movies. If you still watch Disney Original movies you probably aren’t concerned with growing up too fast. The title is quite self-explanatory, who really wants to grow up? This song carries a rock and roll beat with a hint of rebellion against adulthood.
9. Coming Home – Skylar Grey
The beauty of this particular song from singer Skylar Grey sheds light on seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Sometimes where you are in life isn’t where you want to be. But that doesn’t mean that your current life is nothing. Every step you take is a special moment that is helping you come closer to your dreams. Sometimes you have to restart, return home and regroup.
10. Can’t Help Falling In Love With You – Elvis
Beautifully written, this Elvis masterpiece touches the depths of falling in love. We are meant to love and be loved. Sometimes love becomes uncontrollable and that’s just meant to be. This song continues to grow in current generations with the popular cover from singer Haley Reinhart.
11. Lost Boy – Ruth B.
Rising from the ever popular Vine app, Ruth B. catapulted her music career through the app with a six-second clip of her original song Lost Boy. The song intertwines the Disney classic Peter Pan and the lost boys who never wanted to grow up. This song is way too relatable as far as feeling lost at times and wanting to turn away from change.
12. Landslide – Fleetwood Mac
If you haven’t heard Fleetwood Mac’s song Landslide than your life goal at this moment is to download this amazing song to your playlist right now. This classic song relates to so many listeners with the realization that we all grow up and change. That’s something we can’t control, though we as humans continue to try changing that factor. “Well, I’ve been afraid of changing cause I’ve built my life around you. But time makes you bolder, even children get older. I’m getting older too.”
13. Maybe It’s Time – Bradley Cooper
Yes, this movie song from “A Star is Born,” made this playlist. When it comes to relating on an adult level this song touches base with learning from past mistakes and moving forward. Bradley Cooper really engulfs this song with full-blown emotion that listeners just can’t get over.
14. I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Whitney Houston
This playlist worthy song is relatable for sure in the morning when your standing in front of the mirror singing your heart out. Whitney’s voice keeps your morning routine upbeat as if you were stuck in a romantic comedy. Turn up your radio and get your party on. This song goes out to everyone who needs some joy in their life.
15. My Funny Friend And Me – Sting
This playlist would be nothing without a Disney song gracing the board. ‘My Funny Friend and Me,’ is the feature song for the Disney movie ‘The Emperor’s New Groove.” This song becomes relatable when you think of change and growing as a better person. In life, you come across special friends who build you as a better version of yourself. Yet, they also accept you for your flaws. This song fits so perfectly with the movie as it should be.