20 Best Songs About Being Weak

By Nico Gonzalez

We all know what it feels like to be weak. To be vulnerable and exposed. It’s a feeling that can make us feel small and powerless. But sometimes, being weak is the bravest thing we can do. In times of weakness, we find our inner power and rise up against the odds.

This is a list of 20 songs about being weak, and how that weakness can be a strength. These songs will inspire you to embrace your vulnerability and find your power.


Weak – SWV

SWV - Weak (Official HD Video)

The R&B group SWV- Sisters With Voices- recorded the song “Weak” in 1992. It was released as the third single from their album, It’s About Time. “Weak” peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and became one of the group’s signature songs. The lyrics describe a woman who is struggling to cope with a break-up and feeling weak as a result. The song’s message resonated with many listeners, and it remains one of SWV’s most popular songs. The group continued to enjoy success in the 1990s, releasing several more hit singles before going on hiatus in 1998. They reunited in 2005 and have since toured extensively, performing for fans old and new.

Weak – AJR

AJR - Weak (Official Video)

AJR’s “Weak” is a pop song with elements of EDM and R&B. The song was released in 2017 and quickly became a viral sensation, due in part to its catchy hook and relatable lyrics. The lyrics of “Weak” are about being in a relationship with someone who is toxic and feeling powerless to break away from them. Despite the song’s upbeat tone, the lyrics convey a sense of vulnerability and desperation. The chorus begins with the line “I’m so weak for you,” which sets the tone for the rest of the song.

Weaker – Chapter & Verse

Weaker by Chapter & Verse is a song about being weak. The lyrics describe how someone can be brought down by their own weaknesses, and how they can be further weakened by the people around them. The song is empowering in that it encourages the listener to accept their weaknesses and to use them as a source of strength. While the song might initially seem like a downer, it ultimately leaves the listener with a sense of hope and resilience. So, if you’re feeling weak, put on this song and remember that you’re not alone.

Weak – Skunk Anansie

Skunk Anansie - Weak

Skunk Anansie’s song “Weak” is a song about being weak. The lyrics talk about how everyone is weak at some point in their lives, and how it’s okay to be weak. The song is empowering, and it encourages people to be honest about their weaknesses. It also reassures listeners that they are not alone in their struggles. The music of “Weak” is also fairly mellow, which reflects the introspective and reflective nature of the lyrics. Overall, “Weak” is a song that encourages people to be honest about their struggles, and to find strength in their weaknesses.

Weak And Powerless – A Perfect Circle

A Perfect Circle - Weak And Powerless

When you feel weak and powerless, it can be tough to see the light at the end of the tunnel. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t there. In the song “Weak and Powerless” by A Perfect Circle, lead singer Maynard James Keenan delivers a powerful message of hope in the face of adversity. The lyrics speak to the feeling of being lost and alone, but ultimately encourage listeners to find strength in themselves. Despite the challenges life may throw our way, we all have the power to overcome them. We just need to remember that we are never truly weak and powerless.

When Your Body Gets Weak – Babyface

When Your Body Gets Weak

When Your Body Gets Weak is a ballad by Babyface that speaks to the vulnerability of being in love. The lyrics describe the narrator’s physical and emotional weakness in the face of love, and how they are nevertheless powerless to resist its pull. Though the song is melancholic, there is also a sense of resignation and acceptance in the narrator’s voice, as if they have finally surrendered to something they have been fighting for a long time. The result is a beautiful and sentimental song that captures the complex emotions of being in love.

A Tree Too Weak To Stand – Gordon Lightfoot

A Tree to Weak to Stand

“A Tree Too Weak to Stand” is a song written by Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot. The song was originally released on his 1974 album Sundown. “A Tree Too Weak to Stand” is a reflective ballad with a gentle acoustic guitar accompaniment. The lyrics tell the story of a man who is reflecting on a failed relationship. He compares himself to a tree that is too weak to stand, and he blames himself for the relationship’s demise. The lyrics are bittersweet and introspective, and they resonate with anyone who has ever experienced heartbreak. “A Tree Too Weak to Stand” is a classic Gordon Lightfoot song that continues to resonate with listeners today.

Weak Niggaz – Project Pat

In the song “Weak Niggaz” by Project Pat, the artist paints a picture of what it means to be weak. He describes individuals who are easily taken advantage of, who don’t stand up for themselves, and who are generally not successful in life. While some people might see this as an insult, the song is actually a warning to those who might be heading down the wrong path. It’s a reminder that being weak will only lead to misery and failure, and that it’s better to be strong. In a world that is often ruthless and unforgiving, being weak is simply not an option. “Weak Niggaz” is a powerful song that serves as a much-needed wake up call for anyone who might be heading down the wrong path.

When Your Heart Is Weak – Cock Robin

Cock Robin - When Your Heart Is Weak

When Your Heart Is Weak is a song by the band Cock Robin. The song was released in 1986 and was a hit in the United States, peaking at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song is about the feeling of being weak and vulnerable, and how love can make us feel that way. The lyrics describe a person who is feeling lost and confused, and who is looking for someone to help them find their way. The song speaks to the feeling of being alone and helpless, and how love can sometimes be the only thing that can help us through those tough times. When Your Heart Is Weak is a beautiful song about the power of love, and how it can sometimes be the only thing that can help us when we are feeling our weakest.

Weak Week – Alkaline Trio

Alkaline Trio’s “Weak Week” is a song about being weak. The lyrics explore the feeling of inadequacy and insecurity that can come from being unable to meet the expectations of others. The song begins with the speaker admitting that he is not as strong as he wants to be, and that he sometimes feels like he is holding himself back. However, he refuses to give up, and declares that he will never let himself be defeated by his own weakness.

Leave Me Weak – Corey Yanks

COREY YANKS’S “Leave Me Weak” is a haunting ballad about the fragility of love and the powerlessness that comes with being head-over-heels for someone. The lyrics explore the idea of being consumed by your partner to the point where you’re not sure who you are anymore: “I’m trying to be strong/ But you’re always on my mind/ I can’t get you out of my head.” The song reflects on the idea of giving up everything for love, and how even though it can be scary, it’s worth it in the end. 

My Greatest Weakness – Porter Wagoner And Skeeter Davis

My Greatest Weakness (feat. Skeeter Davis)

My Greatest Weakness is a song written by American country music artists Porter Wagoner and Skeeter Davis. The song was first released as a single in 1963 and later appeared on the album Porter Wagoner and Skeeter Davis Sing duets. The song is about a man confessing his love for a woman, despite knowing that she is his greatest weakness. The lyrics paint a picture of a man who is completely devoted to the woman he loves, even though she has the power to hurt him more than anyone else.

Passion And Pain Taste The Same When I’m Weak – Tove Lo

Tove Lo - Passion and Pain Taste the Same When I'm Weak (ASL Video)

Tove Lo’s song “Passion and Pain Taste the Same When I’m Weak” is a haunting ballad about the struggles of addiction. The lyrics explore the duality of craving and avoidance, with Tove Lo desperate for the high even as she knows it will only lead to pain. The song’s instrumentation emphasizes this conflict, with a delicate piano melody underpinning an ominous bassline. The result is a track that is both beautiful and tragic, a perfect representation of the struggles of addiction. Tove Lo’s song is a powerful reminder of the human capacity for both passion and pain, and it is sure to resonate with anyone who has ever struggled with addiction.

Weakness – Karyn White

Karyn White- Weakness

Karyn White’s 1992 R&B hit “Weakness” explores the idea of being weak in the face of love. The song opens with the lyrics “All my life I’ve been so strong / I’ve never felt this way before / I’m losing control and I don’t know why.” These lyrics set up the theme of the song, which is that sometimes we can be weakened by our emotions. The rest of the song elaborates on this idea, with White singing about how love can make us do things we never thought we would do.

Weak – Flo Milli

Flo Milli - Weak (Official Video)

Flo Milli’s song “Weak” is a catchy ode to being weak. The track opens with the lyrics “I’m so tired of being strong / Feeling like I can’t do no wrong.” Flo Milli then goes on to list all of the ways in which she is weak, from getting her heart broken to being scared of the dark. Despite these weaknesses, Flo Milli remains confident and empowered. She declares that she is “still a bad b****” and that her weaknesses make her even stronger. The result is a track that is both relatable and empowering, and which celebrates the strength that can be found in vulnerability.

Weak Hearts – Felly

Felly - Weak Hearts [Official Audio]

The song “Weak Hearts” by Felly is a haunting ballad about the pain of being weak. The lyrics tell the story of a man who is struggling to keep his head above water, and the chorus is particularly poignant: “And I know I’m not strong / I’m just holding on to something / That I know isn’t there / I’m just waiting for the moment / When my weak heart gives out.” The song is both incredibly sad and beautiful, and it perfectly captures the feeling of being trapped in a situation that you can’t control. The use of Minor chords throughout the song creates a sense of unease, which only adds to the sense of despair. “Weak Hearts” is a truly stunning song that anyone who has ever felt weak or powerless can relate to.

Weak Like A Needle – Montanee

Montanee - Weak Like A Needle [Official Video]

“Weak like a needle,” Montanee sings in her new song about addiction. The lyrics are straightforward and to the point: “My fix is my high/I’m weak like a needle.” The song is about the struggles of addiction, and how it can make people feel weak and powerless. But it’s also about hope, and how addiction can be overcome. “I’m not gonna let this/Get the best of me,” Montanee sings. “I’m gonna be strong/I’m gonna be clean.” The song is a reminder that even though addiction can be tough, there is always hope for recovery.

Kindness for Weakness – Dilated Peoples

Kindness For Weakness

The song Kindness for Weakness by Dilated Peoples is a song about the struggles of life and how people can be both weak and strong. The lyrics talk about how people can be weakened by their own kindness and how this can lead to them being taken advantage of. The song also talks about how strength can come from weakness, and how people can use their own weaknesses to help others. The song is a powerful reminder that everyone has their own struggles, and that we all need to be kind to each other.

Weak Ass Bitch – The slivers

Weak ass bitch (feat. Hba)

“Weak Ass Bitch” is a song by American rock band The slivers. It was released in 1994 as the lead single from their album, Cheap Trick. The song is about a man who is weak and helpless, and how he is unable to stand up for himself. The lyrics describe how he is constantly being pushed around and taken advantage of, and how he feels like he is not good enough for anything. The song has been described as “a searing indictment of modern masculinity,” and it has been praised for its honest portrayal of male insecurity.

Weak Woman – Joan Armatrading

Joan Armatrading’s song “Weak Woman” is a powerful ode to feminine strength. Despite its title, the song is not about being weak, but rather about the struggles that women face in a society that often tries to silence them. She refuses to be treated as anything less than an equal, and her words resonate with anyone who has ever felt overpowered or underestimated. Though it was released over 40 years ago, “Weak Woman” remains as relevant as ever, serving as an anthem for anyone who refuses to be silenced.