20 Best Songs About Struggle

By Nico Gonzalez

Just because you’re struggling doesn’t mean that you need to give up. We all go through tough times, but it’s nice to know that we’re not alone. Here are 20 of the best songs about Struggle-songs that will make you feel empowered and motivated to keep fighting.


The Struggle Within – Metallica

The Struggle Within (Remastered)

Few bands encapsulate the feeling of struggle quite like Metallica. Their 1991 song “The Struggle Within” is a perfect example of how the band can take an emotion and turn it into an epic metal ballad. The song is about the internal struggle that everyone faces at some point in their lives-the fight between good and evil, light and dark. Its lyrics are about how we all have to find the strength to keep fighting, even when things are tough.

Through Struggle – As I Lay Dying

Through Struggle is a song by metalcore band As I Lay Dying. It was released as the fourth and final single from their sixth studio album, The Powerless Rise. The song is about the band’s frontman Tim Lambesis’ struggles with personal issues and faith. Its lyrics are about how Lambesis overcame his struggles. Many songs by other bands are about the same topic, such as “I Will Follow” by U2 and “Walk on” by U2.

Struggle – Tove Lo

Tove Lo’s hit song “Struggle” is all about how we all go through tough times in our lives. But despite the struggles we face, Tove Lo reminds us that we’re not alone and that we can get through anything together. The song is a powerful reminder that we can overcome any obstacle if we stick together. Its lyrics are about how we can all relate to the feeling of struggling, and how it’s often summed up in a song.

Everyday Struggle – The Notorious B.I.G.

The Notorious B.I.G. - Everyday Struggle (Official Audio)

“Everyday Struggle” is a song by The Notorious B.I.G. It was released as the second single from his debut album, Ready to Die. The song was produced by Puff Daddy and consisted of a sample from “Ain’t No Sunshine” by Bill Withers.

The lyrics of the song deal with the hardships of life in Brooklyn, New York. Biggie talks about the violence, drugs, and poverty that pervades his neighborhood. He also raps about his own struggles as a young man trying to make it in the music industry.

Our Infinite Struggle – In Flames

Our Infinite Struggle

Our Infinite Struggle is a song by the Swedish metal band In Flames. The song is about the human condition and how we all struggle in different ways. It’s a powerful song that will make you feel motivated to keep fighting. Its lyrics are about how life is a never-ending struggle, but it’s still worth fighting for. Some people might find the song depressing, but I think it’s a powerful reminder that we’re all in this together.

The Struggle – Zach Williams

Zach Williams - The Struggle (Official Lyric Video)

“The Struggle” is a song about fighting for what’s right, even when things are tough. It’s a song about not giving up, no matter how hard things get. Zach Williams wrote this song from personal experience; he was homeless and living out of his car before he got his big break in music. This song is a reminder that anything is possible if you keep fighting.

Struggle For Pleasure – Wim Mertens

Struggle for Pleasure

Wim Mertens is a Belgian composer and singer who has written many songs about Struggle. His song “Struggle for Pleasure” is one of his most well-known and powerful songs about Struggle. The song is about how it is possible to find pleasure in even the roughest of times. The song is a reminder that even though life can be tough, we can still find moments of happiness if we look for them.

A Struggle – The Garden

The Garden - "A Struggle"

The Garden is a band that is all about Struggle. Their latest album, Mirror Might Steal Your Charm, is full of songs about fighting for what you believe in, no matter what the cost. Its lyrics are about perseverance in the face of heartache and adversity, and frontman Adam Granduciel has said that the album is about “the idea that life is full of struggle, but it’s also full of moments of beauty and connection.”

Beautiful Struggle – Talib Kweli

Beautiful Struggle

Beautiful Struggle is a song by Talib Kweli that talks about the strength and resilience of African Americans. The lyrics are inspiring and motivating, reminding us that no matter what we go through, we can overcome it all. Kweli sings about the struggles that he and his people have faced, but he also celebrates their strength and determination. Its lyrics are about overcoming struggles, both big and small, and it’s definitely a song that will empower you to keep fighting.

Urban Struggle – The Vandals

Urban Struggle is a punk rock song by The Vandals. The song was written in response to the 1992 Los Angeles riots. It is about the violence and chaos that ensued during the riots, and how the band felt about it. The song is aggressive and angry, and it’s a rallying cry for people who are fed up with the violence and chaos in their neighborhoods.

The Struggle for Survival – Riverside

The Struggle for Survival

The Struggle for Survival is a song by the rock band Riverside. The song is about the tough times that people go through in their lives, and how they have to fight to survive. The lyrics of the song are very powerful, and they will definitely inspire you to keep fighting. Some people might find the song to be depressing, but I think that it’s a great reminder that we’re all in this together.

Struggler – Bomb the Music Industry!

Struggler is a song by Bomb the Music Industry! about feeling like an outsider and not fitting in. The song is about being misunderstood and feeling like you can’t do anything right. It’s a song about feeling like you’re at war with the world. Many songs are about feeling like you’re struggling, but this one is particularly relatable and empowering. Its lyrics are about not giving up and continuing to fight, no matter what.

No Struggle – No Progress – Jonathan Coffey

No Struggle - No Progress

No Struggle – No Progress is an anthem about resilience and overcoming obstacles. The song is about not giving up in the face of adversity and continuing to fight, even when the odds seem insurmountable. It’s a song about never giving up, no matter how tough things get. Its lyrics are about continuing to push forward, even when it feels like you can’t go on any longer. Its lyrics are about never giving up, no matter how tough things get.

Power Struggle – Sunna

Sunna’s song “Power Struggle” is all about refusing to give up in the face of adversity. The lyrics are inspiring, and they remind us that we can overcome any obstacle if we put our minds to it. This song is perfect for anyone who is feeling down or discouraged because it will give you the boost you need to keep fighting. Its lyrics are about refusing to give up in the face of adversity and how it’s always worth fighting for what you believe in.

My Struggle (explicit album version) – Lil Boosie

Lil Boosie’s song “My Struggle” is a brutally honest look at the rapper’s life and the struggles he has faced. The song is from Boosie’s album “Touchdown 2 Cause Hell,” which was released in 2015. The explicit album version of the song contains graphic lyrics that recount Boosie’s experiences with violence, drugs, and poverty.

In the song, Boosie talks about how he has “struggled all his life” and how nothing has ever come easy for him. He describes being shot at and watching friends get killed, as well as his struggles with drug addiction. The song is a powerful reminder that even celebrities experience hardship and that nobody has an easy life.

Your Struggle Is Also Mine – Xavi

Xavi - Your Struggle is Also Mine

Life can be tough. We all go through hard times, times when we feel like we’re struggling alone. It’s nice to know that we’re not alone, that there are others out there who understand what we’re going through. Xavi’s song “Your Struggle Is Also Mine” is a powerful reminder of that. Its lyrics are about how we’re all in this together, that we all have our own struggles to face.

The song is just one example of the many great songs about struggle. These songs remind us that we’re not alone, that there’s someone out there who understands what we’re going through.

The Struggle Continues – Looptroop

The Struggle Continues

The Struggle Continues is a song by the Swedish hip-hop group Looptroop. The song was released in 2002 as the lead single from their second studio album, Fort Europa. The song deals with the themes of poverty, racism, and social injustice. According to the group’s frontman, Promoe, “The Struggle Continues” is “a song about the ongoing struggle against all odds. It’s a song about the struggles of everyday people, written by everyday people.”

Every Day Is A Struggle – Senses Fail

Every Day Is a Struggle

Every Day Is A Struggle is a song by Senses Fail that talks about how life can be tough. The song is about fighting through the tough times and never giving up. It’s a song that will make you feel empowered and motivated to keep fighting. Its lyrics are about how life is a never-ending battle, but it’s worth fighting for. Some people might find the song depressing, but I see it as a reminder that we all go through tough times and that’s okay.

One People, One Struggle – Anti-Flag

One People, One Struggle

One People, One Struggle is a song by punk band Anti-Flag. The song was written in response to the events of September 11, 2001. The lyrics are about the need for solidarity against oppression and the need for a global uprising. Its lyrics are about the need for people to come together to fight against all forms of oppression, including fascism, racism, and imperialism.

The song is a call to action, urging people to unite against the forces that divide them. It’s a powerful song that speaks to the need for solidarity in the face of oppression.

Classic Struggle – Winds of Plague

Winds of Plague’s song “Classic Struggle” is all about fighting through tough times. The song is about rising up against all the odds and never giving up. It’s a powerful anthem that will inspire you to keep fighting no matter what life throws your way. Its lyrics are about never backing down and always staying strong no matter what.