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The Best Songs About Confusion  

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We've all been there, in a state of confusion about love or life. Since we can all relate to that feeling, we've ranked the best songs about confusion or being confused. Several musicians have captured the feeling of confusion with great songs. Some of these songs specifically reference confusion in their titles while others allude to misunderstanding in their lyrics.

One of the all-time best confusion songs is “Dazed and Confused” by Led Zeppelin. This epic masterpiece features howling vocals from Robert Plant and transcendent guitar solos compliments of Jimmy Page. Another great song about being confused is “Land of Confusion” by Genesis. The captivating video for the hit song includes caricature puppets of famous people.

New Order and Alice in Chains both have songs simply called “Confusion” and Love and Rockets released the tune, “Ball of Confusion.” 311 sang about confusion on their hit, “All Mixed Up.”

It can be confusing figuring out what song to put at the top of this list. Help us out by voting your favorite to No. 1 and please add any we may have missed.
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I Can't Tell You Why is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Songs About Confusion
MusicOfTheForest added I Can't Tell You Why Eagles
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Led Zeppelin
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience
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Poet or Sinner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs About Confusion
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The Who
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Clark Benson added The Temptations
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JustinBartolomeo added Pixies
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The Cars
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Talking Heads
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Bob Dylan
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slaft added Supertramp
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Alice in Chains
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New Order
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Keyshia Cole
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William Skok added System of a Down
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Love and Rockets
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Red House Painters
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Sonic Youth