Songs The Best Songs About Change  

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List Rules Songs with change in the title are fair game, but this list focuses mainly on songs about change as a subject.

This is a ranked list of all songs about change, as voted on by music fans like you. Songs like "And The Beat Goes On" by The Whispers put a positive spin on the idea of making changes and embracing new things, while others depict the idea of change and transformation being inevitable and frightening. Some of the songs included below may have the words "change" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about change as a subject or theme.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the change songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more.

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Changes David Bowie

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Man in the Mirror Michael Jackson

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prostoemail97 added The Times They Are A-Changin' Bob Dylan

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Changes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs About Change
Changes Yes

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Tom Islava added Landslide Fleetwood Mac

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The Changeling The Doors

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Bitter Sweet Symphony is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Change
punksnotdead added Bitter Sweet Symphony The Verve

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Modern Love is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Songs About Change
Modern Love David Bowie

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Crazy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Songs About Change
Crazy Seal

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The Change is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Songs About Change
punksnotdead added The Change Nina Hagen

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Thrasher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Songs About Change
punksnotdead added Thrasher Neil Young

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New York Minute Don Henley

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Tug of War Paul McCartney

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Rocky Mountain Way Joe Walsh

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Bless the Broken Road Rascal Flatts

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Change My Way of Living The Allman Brothers Band

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Change John Waite

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Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry

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On a Day Like Today Bryan Adams

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Erase/Rewind The Cardigans

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Evacuation Pearl Jam

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Unspoken is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Songs About Change
Unspoken Weezer

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punksnotdead added You Won't Change Me Black Sabbath

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Late for the Sky Jackson Browne

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Santa Monica Everclear

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Black Roses Red Alana Grace

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Rise Today Alter Bridge

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There Goes My Life Kenny Chesney

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Franklin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs About Change
Franklin Paramore

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Of Wolf and Man Metallica

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Sunny Sunday Joni Mitchell

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Change Blind Melon

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Duquesne Whistle Bob Dylan

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Behind Me Lies Another Fallen ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Songs About Change

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It's About Time One Night Only

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Winter Dies Midlake

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White Winter Hymnal Fleet Foxes

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Happy Leona Lewis

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Johnny Cash Jason Aldean

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21st Century Life is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Songs About Change
21st Century Life Sam Sparro

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Riot Sugarcult

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She's on Fire Craig David

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Break Away is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Songs About Change

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Powershifter Fear Factory