30 Lyrics That Are Good For The Soul



Even though it’s hard to hide

Push my feelings all aside

I will rearrange my plans and change for you

-The Avett Brothers, If It’s the Beaches


Where you invest your love, you invest your life

-Mumford and Sons, Awake My Soul


And I know just why you could not

Come along with me

That this was not your dream

But you always believed in me

-Michael Buble, Home


I’ve been worrying that my time is a little unclear

I’ve been worrying that I’m losing the ones I hold dear

I’ve been worrying that we all, live our lives, in the confines of fear

-Ben Howard, The Fear


So for you this is just a good time

But for me this is what I call life

– City High, What Would You Do?



Love is not a victory march

It’s a cold and it’s a broken halleluiah

-Leonard Cohen, Halleluiah


It’s hard to say what it is I see in you

Wonder if I’ll always be with you

But words can’t say and I can’t do

Enough to prove, it’s all for you

-Sister Hazel, All For You


I’m at the top of the top but still I climb

And if I should ever fall, the ground will then turn to wine

-Lil Wayne, Feel Like Dying


I was thinkin’ maybe I

Should let you know

That I am not the same,

But I never did forget your name

-Brandon Heath, I’m Not Who I Was


Didn’t know what this would be

But I knew I didn’t see

What you thought you saw in me

-MS MR, Hurricane


And I don’t want the world to see me,

‘Cause I don’t think that they’d understand

When everything’s meant to be broken,

I just want you to know who I am

-Goo Goo Dolls, Iris



I’ll always keep you with me

You’ll be always on my mind

But there’s a shining in the shadows

I’ll never know unless I try

-Gabrielle Aplin, Home


As bad as it was

As bad as it hurt

I thank God I didn’t get

What I thought I deserved

-Carrie Underwood, Good in Goodbye


I’ve been waiting all this time to be something I can’t define

-The Format, The First Single


We’re happy, free, confused, and lonely at the same time

-Taylor Swift, 22


Lend me your eyes

I can change what you see

-Mumford and Sons, Awake My Soul


So if you want to be with me

With these things there’s no telling

We just have to wait and see

But I’d rather be working for a paycheck

Than waiting to win the lottery

Besides maybe this time is different

I mean I really think you like me

-Bright Eyes, First Day Of My Life



It’s something unpredictable

But in the end it’s right

-Green Day, Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)


The prettiest people do the ugliest things

-Kanye West, All Falls Down


There’s a conclusion to my illusion I assure you this

There’s no end to this confusion if you let it wish you well

Soul to sell, highest bidders can’t you tell what you’re getting?

-Seinabo Sey, Younger


The greatest thing you will ever learn is just to love and to be loved in return

-Nat King Cole, Nature Boy



With a whisper we will tame the vicious seas

Like a feather bringing kingdoms to their knees

-Sleeping At Last, Turning Page


Do I wanna know?

If this feeling flows both ways

Sad to see you go

Was sorta hoping that you’d stay

-Arctic Monkeys, Do I Wanna Know?


What am I gonna do

When the best part of me was always you

-The Script, Breakeven


Where are you now?

Do you ever think of my in the quiet, in the crowd?

-Mumford and Sons, Where Are You Now?


I wish you the best and I wish you nothing less

Than everything you’ve ever dreamed of

And I hope that you find love along the way

But most of all I wish you’d stay

-Brad Paisley, I Wish You’d Stay


You can say you know me,

But you have no clue what my dreams could show you

-Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Grim Goodbye


I know someday you’ll have a beautiful life

I know you’ll be a sun in somebody else’s sky

But why, why, why can’t it be, can’t it be mine?

-Pearl Jam, Black


I’m afraid, but why am I afraid?

-Eminem, Rabbit Run


Come as you are

As you were

As I want you to be

-Nirvana, Come As You Are Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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