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100 Best Songs With “Life” in the Title

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100 Songs About Life

Life encompasses a wide range of attributes. In music, the term “life” is used to express a plethora of emotions. A number of singers and songwriters use the word "life" in song titles and lyrics to convey a meaningful insight about relationships. Philosophical viewpoints are also expressed in an endearing manner through stories about life. Varied scenarios built around fact or fiction is creatively employed in lyrics to convey diverse perspectives.

Message Conveyed With "Life" in Songs

The word "life" is used as an expression to convey varied moods and emotions. Personal experiences in everyday life are showcased in songs with a message or meaning. The different situations we encounter in a relationship are intensely expressed in certain songs. In different music genres, songs about life are built around creative ideas or concepts.

While the mind and heart may not be in sync about belief, the diverse elements associated with life are interpreted in different ways. Singers and songwriters offer a thought-provoking message about coping mechanisms that help manage difficult emotions and the trauma we deal with in different phases of life.


Symbolism: Life in Songs

The word life is used in lyrics or song titles to symbolize a wide-range of sentiments. Certain songs promote the message of not giving up in troubled times. A number of songs about relationships offer dual identities about life through good times and bad. Certain songs offer a heartfelt perspective of the little moments of life that bring us joy and happiness. A number of songs in mainstream genres showcase how a turnaround in events can change life dramatically. In non-mainstream genres, a number of musicians echo the sentiments of how it feels to live a carefree life. Certain songs showcase different stages of life that bring about a change in people.

While lyrics in many songs reminiscence the beautiful memories of past events, certain songs exquisitely describe regrets and sad memories in a metaphorical manner. Certain singers and songwriters narrate the positive changes that come about when a special person comes in their life. Tragic moments that lead to life-changing experiences is portrayed in thoughtful manner in certain music videos. Gripping stories are told with a series of events through childhood to adulthood in conceptual songs. Defining moments of life are often showcased with a sense of satisfaction and belonging. The agony and pain one goes through during difficult times is aesthetically presented through lyrics that serve as life stories. Although life represents a broad spectrum of events, in music, life may denote or symbolize

  • Love
  • Pain
  • Joy
  • Suffering
  • Memories
  • Change
  • Moments
  • Beauty
  • Emotions
  • Relationships
  • Experiences
  • Imperfection
  • Sadness
  • Reality
  • Time
  • Secrets
  • Romance
  • Difficulties

The list below showcases a diverse collection of rock songs, pop songs, country songs, R&B songs, hip hop songs, folk songs, alternative songs, indie songs, jazz songs, blues songs, EDM , and dance songs with life in the title. If you have a view, opinion or songs suggestion, let us know in the comments section.

Top 10 Best Songs With Life in the Title

  1. “Life Is Good”—Future featuring Drake
  2. “I Bet My Life”—Imagine Dragons
  3. “All My Life”—Foo Fighters
  4. “(I've Had) The Time of My Life”—Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
  5. “Story of My Life”—One Direction
  6. “In My Life”—The Beatles
  7. “Love of My Life”—Queen
  8. “Life Goes On”—BTS
  9. “It's My Life”—Bon Jovi
  10. “Life in Technicolor”—Coldplay


11. “Best Life”—Cardi B featuring Chance the Rapper

12. “Lush Life”—Zara Larsson

13. “Beautiful Life”—Ace of Base

14. “It's a Hard Life”—Queen

15. “Life of the Party”—Shawn Mendes

16. “My Life Would Suck Without You”—Kelly Clarkson

17. “Bring Me to Life”—Evanescence

18. “Good Life”—OneRepublic

19. “How to Save a Life”—The Fray

20. “Life for Rent”—Dido


21. “Lust for Life”—Lana Del Rey

22. “Wonderful Life”—Black

23. “Life Is A Highway”—Tom Cochrane

24. “18 And Life”—Skid Row

25. “Back to Life”—Rascal Flatts

26. “Life After You”—Daughtry

27. “Semi-Charmed Life”—Third Eye Blind

28. “Best Day of My Life”—American Authors

29. “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)”—Green Day

30. “Circle of Life”—Elton John

31. “Night of Your Life”—David Guetta featuring Jennifer Hudson

32. “You Decorated My Life”—Kenny Rogers

33. “Change Your Life”—Little Mix

34. “Swing Life Away”—Rise Against

35. “A Design for Life”—Manic Street Preachers

36. “I Live My Life for You”—Firehouse

37. “Coming Back To Life”—Pink Floyd

38. “My Life”—Billy Joel

39. “Good Life”—Kanye West featuring T-Pain

40. “All Your Life”—The Band Perry


41. “Give Life Back to Music”—Daft Punk

42. “Loved Me Back To Life”—Celine Dion

43. “Champagne Life”—Ne-Yo

44. “I Love This Life”—LoCash

45. “Sweet Life”—Frank Ocean

46. “You Are the Sunshine of My Life”—Stevie Wonder

47. “Hate My Life”—Theory of A Deadman

48. “Change Your Life”—Iggy Azalea featuring T.I.

49. “Life Is Sweet”—The Chemical Brothers

50. “All Out Life”—Slipknot

51. “Imitation of Life”—R.E.M.

52. “All My Life”—K-Ci & JoJo

53. “Life on Mars”—David Bowie

54. “One Life Stand”—Hot Chip

55. “My Life”—50 Cent

56. “Wild Life”—Jack and Jack

57. “Life”—Des'ree

58. “Everyday Life”—Coldplay

59. “Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)”—Jay-Z

60. “Same Damn Life”—Seether


61. “Life Wasted”—Pearl Jam

62. “Reflections of My Life”—Marmalade

63. “Walk Of Life”—Dire Straits

64. “The First Day of My Life”—Bright Eyes

65. “Life Goes On”—Fergie

66. “Kiss of Life”—Sade

67. “Past Life”—Trevor Daniel featuring Selena Gomez

68. “Moment 4 Life”—Nicki Minaj

69. “I Will Buy You A New Life”—Everclear

70. “Street Life”—The Crusaders

71. “The Good Life”—Three Days Grace

72. “Life in the Fast Lane”—Eagles

73. “Beautiful Life”—Union J

74. “This Is the Life”—Amy MacDonald

75. “Ritmo (Bad Boys for Life)”—The Black Eyed Peas

76. “What's This Life For”—Creed

77. “Life Goes On”—LeAnn Rimes

78. “The Time of My Life”—David Cook

79. “Got the Life”—Korn

80. “Live Your Life”—T.I. featuring Rihanna


81. “She's Out of My Life”—Michael Jackson

82. “Pop Life”—Prince

83. “American Life”—Madonna

84. “This Life”—Vampire Weekend

85. “Welcome To My Life”—Simple Plan

86. “The Life of Riley”—The Lightning Seeds

87. “Best Days of Your Life”—Kellie Pickler

88. “Larger Than Life”—Backstreet Boys

89. “To Lose My Life”—White Lies

90. “Low Life”—Future featuring the Weeknd

91. “Good Life”—G-Eazy and Kehlani

92. “Ooh Ahh (My Life Be Like)”—Grits

93. “Ruin My Life”—Zara Larsson

94. “The Way Life Goes”—Lil Uzi Vert

95. “Life Changes”—Thomas Rhett

96. “Life's A Mess”—Juice WRLD and Halsey

97. “Wild Wild Life”—Talking Heads

98. “Live My Life”—Far East Movement featuring Justin Bieber

99. “What Is Life”—George Harrison

100. “It's My Life”—Talk Talk

Other Notable Songs About Life

  • “High Life”—Brad Paisley
  • “Wonderful Life”—Alter Bridge
  • “Real Life”—The Weeknd
  • “Life is Beautiful”—Lana Del Rey
  • “First Day of My Life”—Melanie C
  • “Meaning of Life”—Kelly Clarkson
  • “Perfect Life”—Levina
  • “Lust for Life”—Iggy Pop
  • “Schoolin' Life”—Beyonce
  • “A Day in the Life”—The Beatles
  • “Life Is Worth Living”—Justin Bieber
  • “About That Life”—Attila
  • “For Once in My Life”—Stevie Wonder
  • “Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)”—Soul II Soul
  • “Hollow Life”—Korn
  • “Drivin’ My Life Away”—Eddie Rabbitt
  • “Life in a Glasshouse”—Radiohead
  • “The Secret of Life”—Faith Hill
  • “Holding On For Life”—Broken Bells
  • “One Life”—James Morrison
  • “Hang On To Your Life”—The Guess Who
  • “Story of My Life”—Social Distortion
  • “There Goes My Life”—Kenny Chesney
  • “Life Itself”—Glass Animals
  • “Times of Your Life”—Paul Anka
  • “My Life”—Mary J. Blige
  • “It's My Life”—The Animals
  • “Welcome to Your Life”—Grouplove
  • “Life's For the Living”—Passenger
  • “Coming In And Out Of Your Life”—Barbra Streisand
  • “Put Your Life on It”—Kasabian
  • “Life is Beautiful”—Sixx: A.M.
  • “War of My Life”—John Mayer
  • “Live Your Life”—Mika
  • “Strings of Life”—Rhythim is Rhythim
  • “Dear Life”—Beck
  • “This Is Your Life”—Switchfoot
  • “To Be Where There's Life”—Oasis
  • “It's Your Life”—Francesca Battistelli
  • “Life on the Nickel”—Foster the People
  • “The Cup of Life”—Ricky Martin
  • “Private Life”—Grace Jones
  • “Sweet Life”—Jeezy
  • “Oh, What A Life”—American Authors
  • “Life in the Factory”—Drive-By Truckers
  • “Believe In Life”—Eric Clapton
  • “Low Life”—X Ambassadors featuring Jamie N Commons
  • “Still Life”—Iron Maiden
  • “Helluva Life”—Frankie Ballard
  • “Life Support”—Sam Smith
  • “Scream (Funk My Life Up)”—Paolo Nutini
  • “Your Life, My Life”—Soulfly
  • “AKA...What A Life!”—Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
  • “Life”—Sonata Arctica
  • “Shallow Life”—Lacuna Coil
  • “Big City Life”—Mattafix
  • “Sweet Life”—Paul Davis
  • “Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)”—Pam Tillis
  • “Life Ain't Always Beautiful”—Gary Allan
  • “Sounds Like Life to Me”—Darryl Worley
  • “Crazy Beautiful Life”—Kesha
  • “The Good Life”—Weezer
  • “21st Century Life”—Sam Sparro
  • “Life Goes On”—Gym Class Heroes
  • “My Life Your Entertainment”—T.I. featuring Usher
  • “The High Life”—Colt Ford
  • “Kiss of Life”—Friendly Fires
  • “Wonderful Life”—Gwen Stefani “Life Is Beautiful”—Lil Peep
  • “The Perfect Life”—Moby
  • “One Day in Your Life”—Michael Jackson
  • “That's Life”—Frank Sinatra
  • “30 Years to Life”—Slash
  • “What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?”—Dusty Springfield
  • “The Chronicles of Life and Death”—Good Charlotte
  • “Simple Life”—Elton John
  • “A Life of Illusion”—Joe Walsh
  • “Wonderful Life”—Estelle
  • “Gonna Get a Life”—Mark Chesnutt
  • “Back In the High Life Again”—Steve Winwood
  • “Run for Your Life”—The Fray
  • “Your Life”—Hollywood Undead
  • “Ain't It the Life”—Foo Fighters
  • “Life”—The View
  • “Here's to Life”—Barbra Streisand
  • “Life's Railway to Heaven”—Brad Paisley
  • “Word of Life”—Jeremy Camp
  • “Love of My Life”—Carly Simon
  • “More Life in A Tramp's Vest”—Stereophonics
  • “The Best Things in Life Are Free”—Janet Jackson and Luther Vandross
  • “Back to Life”—Alicia Keys
  • “New Life”—Blind Melon
  • “25 to Life”—Eminem
  • “Life Is Simple in the Moonlight”—The Strokes
  • “Retrospect For Life”—Common
  • “When Life Is Good Again”—Dolly Parton
  • “Total Life Forever”—Foals
  • “Breathe Life”—Jack Garratt
  • “Low Life in High Places”—Thunder
  • “There Must Be More to Life than This”—Queen and Michael Jackson
  • “A Wonderful Life”—Brian Fallon
  • “High Life”—Nelly Furtado
  • “Doing Life with Me”—Eric Church
  • “Lead a Normal Life”—Peter Gabriel
  • “The Smokey Life”—Leonard Cohen
  • “Wonderful Life”—Hurts
  • “Run for Your Life”—Matt Cardle
  • “Purpose in Life”—Antiloop
  • “Hell of a Life”—Kanye West
  • “In Another Life”—The Veronicas
  • “The Life”—Fifth Harmony
  • “Another Life”—D'Angelo
  • “Near To the Wild Heart of Life”—Japandroids
  • “La Teva Decisio (Get A Life)”—Susanne Georgi
  • “Perfect Life”—Red
  • “All My Life”—Flo Rida
  • “Big Life”—Night Ranger
  • “Life Is Hard”—Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • “What Did You Do To My Life?”—Neil Young
  • “Life Is For Living”—Barclay James Harvest
  • “Got To Get You Into My Life”—The Beatles
  • “Awful, Beautiful Life”—Darryl Worley
  • “Past Life”—Tame Impala
  • “It's Only Life”—Kate Voegele
  • “My Life”—The Game featuring Lil Wyne
  • “Welcome To My Life”—Empire of the Sun
  • “The Glamorous Life”—Sheila E.
  • “Her Life's a Song”—Alan Jackson
  • “For Your Life”—Led Zeppelin
  • “Life Is Hard”—Bob Dylan
  • “Soundtrack 2 My Life”—Kid Cudi
  • “Your Life is a Lie”—MGMT
  • “Run for Your Life”—K.Flay
  • “Boss Life”—YFN Lucci
  • “Life Is Sweet”—Natalie Merchant
  • “You Light Up My Life”—Debby Boone
  • “Better Life”—Pink
  • “Wonderful Life”—Bring Me the Horizon
  • “Life to Come”—The Killers
  • “The Performance of My Life”—Shirley Bassey
  • “Strength of My Life”—P.O.D.
  • “Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)”—Megadeth
  • “Life Without You”—Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • “In My Secret Life—Katie Melua
  • “The Sound of the Life of the Mind”—Ben Folds Five
  • “Sing for Life”—Bono
  • “All My Life”—Kenny Rogers
  • “Life During Wartime”—Talking Heads
  • “Best Years of My Life”—Pistol Annies
  • “Roc the Life”—Rita Ora
  • “4 the Rest of My Life”—Robin Thicke
  • “Just Once In My Life”—The Righteous Brothers
  • “Real Life (Angel)”—Elbow
  • “Life on Earth”—Band of Horses
  • “Ain't No Good Life”—Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • “Life at Best”—Eli Young Band
  • “Breath of Life”—Florence and the Machine
  • “Someone Saved My Life Tonight”—Elton John
  • “Life Starts Now”—Three Days Grace
  • “What Do You Want From Life”—The Tubes
  • “Love This Life”—T.I.
  • “Impostors of Life's Magazine”—The Idle Race
  • “Signs of Life”—Pink Floyd
  • “Best Night of My Life”—Jamie Foxx
  • “Life in the Vivid Dream”—Grimes
  • “Here's To Life”—Streetlight Manifesto
  • “Once In My Life”—The Decemberists
  • “The Jetset Life Is Gonna Kill You”—My Chemical Romance
  • “Life on the Run”—Dierks Bentley
  • “High Life”—Mike + the Mechanics
  • “Is This the Life We Really Want?”—Roger Waters
  • “You Bet Your Life”—Rush
  • “Life Sure Has Changed Around Us”—Pam Tillis
  • “The Rest of Our Life”—Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
  • “Life of da Party”—Snoop Dogg
  • “Secret O' Life”—James Taylor
  • “Run For Your Life”—The Beatles
  • “Life And How To Live It”—R.E.M.
  • “Back 2 Life (live it Up)”—Sean Kingston
  • “Life Is Long”—David Byrne and Brian Eno
  • “Real Life”—Jake Owen
  • “I'm Alive (Life Sounds Like)”—Michael Franti & Spearhead
  • “All My Life (In the Ghetto)”—Jay Rock
  • “This Is the Life”—Dream Theater
  • “Canvas of Life”—Epica
  • “The Good Life”—Amber Pacific
  • “A Life Less Ordinary”—Ash
  • “The Simple Life”—Drake White
  • “My Life”—Foxy Brown
  • “Back to Life”—LeToya
  • “An Ordinary Life”—Amy MacDonald
  • “Life Thru a Lens”—Robbie Williams
  • “In This Life”—Delta Goodrem
  • “Hell of a Life”—T.I.
  • “A Friend for Life”—Rod Stewart
  • “Life Is Wild”—The Clash
  • “Beautiful Life”—Nick Fradiani
  • “Life Is a Minestrone”—10cc
  • “It's Only Life”—The Shins
  • “Life is Life”—Noah and the Whale

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