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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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The Changeling The Doors

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Tom Islava added Landslide Fleetwood Mac

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Crazy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Songs About Change
Crazy Seal

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Modern Love is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Songs About Change
Modern Love David Bowie

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Bitter Sweet Symphony is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs About Change
punksnotdead added Bitter Sweet Symphony The Verve

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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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Bless the Broken Road Rascal Flatts

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Tug of War Paul McCartney

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Thrasher is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs About Change
punksnotdead added Thrasher Neil Young

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Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry

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Rocky Mountain Way Joe Walsh

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Change Blind Melon

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Erase/Rewind The Cardigans

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Happy Leona Lewis

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Evacuation Pearl Jam

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Unspoken is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Songs About Change
Unspoken Weezer

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New York Minute Don Henley

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Duquesne Whistle Bob Dylan

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Sunny Sunday Joni Mitchell

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On a Day Like Today Bryan Adams

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Behind Me Lies Another Fallen ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs About Change

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Winter Dies Midlake

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There Goes My Life Kenny Chesney

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Rise Today Alter Bridge

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It's About Time One Night Only

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She's on Fire Craig David

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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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Of Wolf and Man Metallica

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Black Roses Red Alana Grace

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Riot Sugarcult

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21st Century Life is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Songs About Change
21st Century Life Sam Sparro

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Break Away is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Songs About Change

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Change My Way of Living The Allman Brothers Band

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The Days That We Die Loudon Wainwright III

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Johnny Cash Jason Aldean

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War of Change Thousand Foot Krutch

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Change John Waite

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Santa Monica Everclear

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White Winter Hymnal Fleet Foxes