20 Best Songs About Choices

By Nico Gonzalez

Making choices is something that everyone does, every day. Some choices are easy, but others can be hard. It’s the ability to make choices that makes us who we are. And that’s what these 20 songs are all about. From classic rock to country to pop, these songs will make you think about the choices you’ve made and the ones you still have to make.


‘Til You Can’t – Cody Johnson

Cody Johnson - 'Til You Can't (Official Music Video)

Cody Johnson’s song ‘Til You Can’t perfectly captures the hard choices we all have to make in life. The song is about a man who is struggling to choose between his love for his family and his love for music. He knows that he can’t have both, and he has to make a choice. In the end, he decides to follow his heart and go after his music dreams.

All At Once – The Fray

All At Once is a song about the choices we make in life. Singer Isaac Slade sings about how sometimes we make the wrong choices, but it’s the ability to make those choices that make us who we are. He urges the listener to take a chance and seize the moment because you never know when it might be gone. The song is a great reminder that it’s important to live life to the fullest and not to regret the choices we make.

An Unexpected Rain – Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge - An Unexpected Rain (Live Sets On Yahoo! Music)

An Unexpected Rain is a song about making the choice to be happy, no matter what life throws your way. Melissa Etheridge wrote the song after she was diagnosed with cancer in 2004. The song is about choosing to be happy, even in the midst of difficult times. Its lyrics are about finding the silver lining in every cloud and staying positive in the face of adversity. It’s a song about making the choice to be happy, no matter what life throws your way.

Any Colour You Like – Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd - Any Colour You Like - Live at Brighton

The song talks about how everyone has to make choices in life, and sometimes those choices are hard. But it’s the ability to make choices that make us who we are. And that’s what this song is all about. From classic rock to country to pop, these songs will make you think about the choices you’ve made and the ones you still have to make.

Unwritten – Natasha Bedingfield

Natasha Bedingfield - Unwritten (US Version) (Official Video)

The song “Unwritten” by Natasha Bedingfield is all about the choices we make in life. She sings about how sometimes those choices are hard, but it’s the ability to make choices that makes us who we are. And that’s what this song is all about. It’s a reminder that no matter what life throws our way, we have to keep moving forward and making choices.

Warning – Green Day

Green Day - Warning (Video)

Warning is a song by Green Day about making the right choices in life. The song is about how everyone has to make choices, and sometimes those choices are hard. But it’s the ability to make choices that makes us who we are. And that’s what this song is all about. From classic rock to country to pop, these songs will make you think about the choices you’ve made and the ones you still have to make. So sit back, relax, and enjoy these 20 best songs about choices.

Was It All Worth It – Queen

Queen - Was It All Worth It (Official Lyric Video)

The song “Was It All Worth It” by Queen is all about making choices in life. The singer asks himself if all the sacrifices he’s made were worth it in the end. He’s not sure if it was worth it to give up everything he loved, just to be successful. This song is a reminder that no matter what choice we make, there are always consequences. Its lyrics are about the difficult choice of whether to give up everything you’ve worked for, or keep going.

Wasted On You – Evanescence

Evanescence - Wasted On You (Official Music Video)

The first song on our list is Wasted On You by Evanescence. This song is all about making the tough choices in life and realizing that sometimes you might make the wrong decision. But as long as you learn from your mistakes, you’re doing just fine. Its lyrics are about moving on and being stronger because of the choices you’ve made, no matter how tough they were.

You Better Think Twice – Poco

Poco - You Better Think Twice

You Better Think Twice is a song about making choices in life. It’s about realizing that sometimes the choices we make can’t be undone and that we need to think carefully about what we want before making a decision. It’s a song about taking responsibility for our choices and knowing that the decisions we make will affect the rest of our life.

You Lie – Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire - You Lie

You Lie is a song about a woman who has been lied to by the man she loves. She’s been told that he loves her, but he’s been cheating on her the whole time. This song is about the pain and betrayal that comes with being lied to. Its lyrics are about the anger and hurt that come with being deceived.

The song is sung by country music artist, Reba McEntire. It was released in 2009 as the fourth and final single from her album, Keep On Loving You. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and was certified platinum by the RIAA.

You’ve Got To Stand For Something – Aaron Tippin

Ray Stevens & Aaron Tippin - "You've Got To Stand For Something" (Live on CabaRay Nashville)

You’ve Got To Stand For Something is a song about making choices in life and standing up for what you believe in. The song is about not being afraid to stand up for what you believe in, no matter what anyone else says. It’s about being true to yourself and your beliefs, and not letting anyone else dictate who you are or what you stand for.

The song was written by Aaron Tippin and it was released in 1995 as the third single from his album You’ve Got to Stand for Something. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in 1995.

Your Decision – Alice In Chains

Alice In Chains - Your Decision (Official Music Video)

Your Decision is a song by Alice In Chains about making choices in life. The lyrics talk about how everyone has to make choices, and sometimes those choices are hard. But it’s the ability to make choices that make us who we are. And that’s what this song is all about. Its lyrics are about facing the consequences of the choices we make, and how we have to live with them.

The Dilemma – You Me at Six

The Dilemma is a song by the British rock band You Me at Six. It was released on 11 January 2011 as the lead single from their third studio album, Sinners Never Sleep. The song was written by the band’s frontman, Josh Franceschi, and produced by John Feldmann. Its lyrics are about the dilemma of being in a relationship with someone who is bad for you.

The song reached number 1 on the UK Rock Chart and number 9 on the UK Singles Chart. A music video to promote the song was released on 20 December 2010 and was directed by Daniel Wolfe.

Torn – LeToya

LeToya - Torn (Official Music Video)

LeToya’s song Torn is all about making tough choices in life. She sings about how sometimes we have to make decisions that might not be what we want, but they’re the right thing to do. She talks about how sometimes we have to let go of relationships or things that we love, in order to move on with our lives. The song is a great reminder that sometimes we have to do what’s best for ourselves, even if it’s not easy.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? – The Clash

The Clash - Should I Stay or Should I Go (Live at Shea Stadium)

When it comes to making choices, sometimes it’s hard to know what to do. That’s what The Clash’s “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” is all about. The song is about a guy who is torn between two lovers, and he doesn’t know if he should stay with the one who makes him happy or go back to the one who makes him feel safe. Its lyrics are about the struggle between following your heart and doing what’s sensible.

Second Guessing – Alesana

Alesana - Second Guessing (Track Video)

Alesana’s “Second Guessing” is all about the angst of making a choice and wondering if it was the right one. The lyrics talk about how you can second guess yourself until you’re insane, and how it feels to be in that position. The song is a great reminder that we all make mistakes, and that’s okay. Its lyrics are about growing from those choices and moving on.

Promises – Frozen Ghost

Frozen Ghost-Promises

The song “Promises” by Frozen Ghost is about the choices we make in life and how they can affect our future. The song is about a relationship that is on the rocks, and the singer is begging his partner not to leave him. He promises that he will change and that he will do better in the future. He pleads with her to give him another chance. This song is about the choice to stay in a relationship that is not working or to walk away.

Never Regret – Craig Campbell

Never Regret is a song about making the right choice, even if it means sacrificing something you want. The song is about making the choice to do what’s right, even if it’s hard. Campbell sings about how he would never regret making the right choice, no matter what the consequences were. This song is a reminder that we all have to make choices in life, and sometimes those choices are hard.

My Way – Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra - My Way (Live At Madison Square Garden, New York City / 1974 / 2019 Edit)

Frank Sinatra’s classic song “My Way” is all about making choices in life. Sinatra sings about how he’s made mistakes, but he’s always stood up and faced life head on. He’s done things his way, and he doesn’t regret anything. The song is a reminder that we all have to make choices, and sometimes they’re hard. But it’s the ability to make choices that makes us who we are.

Let it Go – Idina Menzel

Disney's Frozen "Let It Go" Sequence Performed by Idina Menzel

“Let it Go” is a song from the Disney movie “Frozen”. The song is about a young woman who has been suppressing her magical powers for years, but she has finally had enough and decides to let go of her fears and embrace her powers.

This song is about making the choice to stop hiding your true self and embracing who you are. It’s a song about taking control of your life and making the choices that are best for you, no matter what anyone else thinks.