20 Best Songs About Fear

By Nico Gonzalez

Fear is one of the most powerful emotions that we experience. It can be both debilitating and motivating, and it has been the subject of many songs over the years. Here are 20 of the best songs about fear, ranging from classic rock to modern pop.


(Don’t Fear) The Reaper by Blue Öyster Cult

Blue Oyster Cult - (Don't Fear) The Reaper (Audio)

Blue Öyster Cult’s “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” is one of the most iconic songs about fear. The song is about a young couple who are facing death, and the man urges his partner not to be afraid. The song is both haunting and moving, and it has been covered by many artists over the years. Its lyrics are about how fear can be both debilitating and motivating, and how it is something that we all must face at some point in our lives.

Creature Fear by Bon Iver

Creature Fear is a haunting ballad about the fear of the unknown. Bon Iver sings about a creature that is feared by everyone, but nobody knows what it is or where it comes from. This song captures the feeling of fear that grips us all in the dark, and it’s a beautiful and emotional track. Some people might also consider David Bowie’s song “Ziggy Stardust” to be about fear, as it is about an alien who comes to Earth and causes chaos. The lyrics are full of fear and paranoia, and the song is one of Bowie’s most famous and well-loved tracks.

The Fear by Lily Allen

Lily Allen | The Fear (Official Video - Explicit Version)

The Fear by Lily Allen is a song about the paralyzing fear that can take over our lives. Allen sings about how this fear can keep us from doing things we want to do, and how it can be hard to overcome. The song is a powerful reminder of the power of fear and its ability to hold us back. Some people might find the lyrics to be depressing, but they are ultimately very honest and show how fear can be a powerful force in our lives.

Fear. by Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar - Fear

The most powerful emotion that we experience, fear can be both debilitating and motivating. And it’s been the subject of many songs over the years. Here is one of the best: Fear. by Kendrick Lamar. The song is about how fear can control our lives if we let it. Kendrick talks about how he was scared to fail and scared of being alone, but he overcame his fears by embracing them. The song is a powerful reminder that we can’t let our fears control us – we have to face them head on.

Fearless by Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift - Fearless (Taylor's Version) (Lyric Video)

Fearless is one of Taylor Swift’s most well-known songs, and it talks about how it’s important to be fearless in the face of fear. The song is empowering and encourages people to face their fears head-on. It’s a great song to listen to when you’re feeling scared or intimidated. Its lyrics are about how we all have fears, but we need to be brave and face them anyway.

Fear of the Dark by Iron Maiden

Fear of the Dark (2015 Remaster)

The song “Fear of the Dark” by Iron Maiden is about the fear of the dark and the unknown. It is a very powerful song that captures the feeling of fear perfectly. The lyrics are dark and ominous, and the music is haunting and chilling. This song is sure to send a shiver down your spine. Some people are afraid of the dark because they are afraid of the things that might be lurking in the shadows. They may be afraid of the unknown or of the things that they cannot see. Other people may be afraid of death or of what might happen after they die. Whatever your fear may be, this song is sure to capture it perfectly.

I Will Fear No More by The Afters

Taylor Swift - Fearless (Taylor's Version) (Lyric Video)

Fear is a powerful emotion that we all experience at some point in our lives. It can be both debilitating and motivating, and it has been the subject of many songs over the years. One of the best songs about fear is I Will Fear No More by The Afters.

The song is about overcoming fear and stepping out in faith. Other great songs about fear include Eye of the Tiger by Survivor, which is about overcoming fear and adversity, and Don’t Fear the Reaper by Blue Öyster Cult, which is about facing death head-on.

Fear Inoculum by Tool

TOOL - Fear Inoculum (Audio)

Fear Inoculum by Tool is a song about the fear of the unknown. It’s a song about not knowing what’s going to happen next, and about being afraid of the future. It’s a song about facing your fears, and about overcoming them.

The lyrics are haunting and atmospheric, and they perfectly capture the feeling of fear. The song is one of the band’s most successful, and it’s been hailed as one of the best songs about fear ever written.

Pretty Little Fears (feat. J. Cole) by 6LACK

6LACK - Pretty Little Fears ft. J. Cole (Official Music Video)

Pretty Little Fears (feat. J. Cole) by 6LACK is about the fear of being left alone. The song is about a relationship that is on the brink of ending. 6LACK sings about how he’s been trying to hold on to the relationship, but he’s not sure if it’s worth it anymore. Some people may be afraid of being alone, while others may be afraid of the changes that come with a break-up.

Fear by Seventeen

[Choreography Video] SEVENTEEN(세븐틴) - 독 : Fear

Fear is one of the most powerful emotions that we experience. It can be both debilitating and motivating, and it has been the subject of many songs over the years. Here is one of the best songs about fear, by Seventeen.

Fear by Seventeen is a song about the fear of failure. The lyrics talk about how the singer doesn’t want to fail, and how scared they are of not being good enough. This song is a great reminder that everyone feels fear, and that it’s okay to be scared. It’s also a great motivator, reminding us that we can’t let fear hold us back from our dreams.

Fear of Sleep by The Strokes

The Strokes are a rock band from New York City who formed in 1998. They rose to fame in the early 2000s with their debut album, Is This It, and have since released five more albums. Their song “Fear of Sleep” is from their fourth album, Angles, which was released in 2011. Some people are afraid of sleep because they’re afraid of the dreams that they might have. The lyrics of this song are about a person who is afraid of dying, and how death is just like sleep.

Fear of a Blank Planet by Porcupine Tree

Fear of a Blank Planet

Fear of a Blank Planet is an album by the British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, released in 2007. The album title refers to the idea of a generation growing up with no fears, as described by the band’s frontman, Steven Wilson. Fear of a Blank Planet is often seen as a commentary on the modern world, and its themes of anxiety, depression, and isolation are reflected in the lyrics of the songs.

The Fear by The Score

The Score - The Fear (Audio)

“The Fear” by The Score is a song about the fear of the unknown. It’s a song about not knowing what’s going to happen next, and about being afraid of the future. It’s a song about being scared to death of everything that might go wrong.

The lyrics are haunting and melodic, and they really capture the feeling of fear. The song is about being scared of your own shadow, and it’s a perfect song for anyone who’s afraid of what might happen next.

Fear and Loathing by Marina & the Diamonds

Marina & The Diamonds-Fear And Loathing [with lyrics onscreen]

Fear and Loathing is a song about the fear of abandonment and being alone. The lyrics are dark and haunting, painting a picture of a person who is desperate for love and acceptance. The song is written from the perspective of someone who is struggling with their mental health, and it’s a powerful reminder that we all need to be kind to ourselves.

Fear is the Weakness by In Flames

In Flames - Fear is the Weakness [Lyrics in Video]

Fear is the Weakness by In Flames is a song about overcoming fear. It’s about realizing that fear is nothing more than a feeling, and that we can choose to overcome it. The song is empowering, and it can be a great motivator for anyone who is struggling with fear. Its lyrics are about rising above fear and being fearless in the face of it.

In Fear and Faith by Circa Survive

Circa Survive "In Fear And Faith"

In Fear and Faith’s song “In Fear and Faith” is about how fear can take over our lives. The song talks about how fear can be both a motivator and a destroyer, and how it can be hard to let go of. The song is about overcoming our fears and moving on from them. Some people might find the song to be cheesy, but it’s a great anthem for anyone who is trying to overcome their fears.

Fear of Dying by Poppy

Poppy - Fear Of Dying (Lyrics)

Fear of Dying is a haunting, ethereal song about the fear of death. It’s one of the most popular songs by Poppy, and it’s easy to see why. The lyrics are evocative and spine chilling, and the melody is beautiful and sad. This song is a perfect meditation on the fear of death and the uncertainty of life. Its lyrics are about as real as it gets.

Fear for Nobody by Måneskin

Måneskin - Fear for Nobody

Fear for Nobody is a song about overcoming fear. The lyrics talk about how fear can hold us back, but we can choose to move forward anyway. The song is an anthem for anyone who is facing their fears head-on. Some people are driven by fear, while others are scared of everything. Fear can be a crippling emotion, but it can also be a powerful motivator. Its lyrics are about teenage angst and the fear of not being good enough. The song is relatable to anyone who has ever felt like they’re not good enough.

Scared by Jeremy Zucker

Jeremy Zucker - scared (Lyrics)

The song “Scared” by Jeremy Zucker is about a young man who is struggling with fear. He talks about how fear has been following him around, and how it has been stopping him from doing the things that he wants to do. He sings about how scared he is of the future, and how fear has been controlling his life. Its lyrics are about how fear can be paralyzing, and how it can keep us from achieving our goals.

There Goes The Fear by Doves

Doves - There Goes The Fear

There Goes The Fear by Doves is a haunting song about the fear of abandonment. The lyrics are written from the perspective of someone who is watching the love of their life walk away, and they are filled with fear and regret. This song is a beautiful and emotional exploration of the power of fear. Some people use fear as a motivator, and it can be a very effective one.