20 Best Songs About Believing

By Nico Gonzalez

Songs about believing are not only catchy, but they are inspiring and can help get someone’s mind to a better place. Many songs about believing also give the person listening to them a sense of hope. In this article you will find 20 of the best songs about believing that have ever been written in history along with some fun facts about each song!

The articles below will continue the list of songs about believing.


Believing Is Art –   Spoon

Spoon - Believing is art

This song is about how it is art to believe in something, even when everything else seems to be against you. It was released as a single in 1998 and is featured on the band’s album A Series of Sneaks. Many people interpret the song to be about religion, but it can be interpreted in many ways. Many people also believe that the song was inspired by Barnett and Klopfenstein’s previous band, The Black and White Years.

Best Be Believing –   AlunaGeorge

AlunaGeorge - Best Be Believing (Shadow Child Remix)

This song was released as a single in 2014 by the British indie electronic duo AlunaGeorge. The lyrics are about not lying, and how it is better to be straightforward with people because then there will not be any problems later on down the road. This is because you might say something that you don’t mean or vice versa. Some say that the song is about cheating, where one person wants to be honest with another but cannot.

Half Believing –   The Black Angels

Half Believing - The Black Angels (Official Video)

This song is from the band’s album Death Song and is about not knowing what to believe in and how to find peace. It is a slower, more psychedelic song that speaks to the listener about how life can be hard and confusing at times. Its lyrics talk about how the singer is “half believing” in all the lies that they have been told. Many say that the song is about religious beliefs.

Believing –   The Calling

The Calling - Believing

Although this song is still about believing, it seems to be more positive than the other songs on the list. This song’s lyrics talk about how good things can happen when you believe in yourself and have faith that everything will work out in the end, no matter how hard life gets. It is a more upbeat song with a strong message. The song is also about how you might experience tough times, but things will always change for the better.

All For Believing –   Missy Higgins

Missy Higgins - All For Believing (Original Piano Version)

This song is about how the singer misses someone that she loved and how she believes that person is still with her. It is a slow, ballad-style song that talks about how love never really dies. The lyrics are incredibly beautiful and heartfelt, and the song was featured on Higgins’ album The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle. Some people believe that the song is about a friend or family member rather than a lover.

Best Be Believing – Original Version –   AlunaGeorge

AlunaGeorge - Best Be Believing (Shadow Child Remix)

This remix version of the song Best Be Believing was released in 2015 by the British electronic duo Shadow Child. The lyrics are almost exactly the same as in the earlier version, but this one is much faster and has more of a dance beat to it. It is about being optimistic and staying positive, no matter what life throws your way.

Believe –   Cher

Cher - Believe [Official Music Video]

This song was released as a single in 1998 and is from the album Believe. It is about how the singer had to learn to believe in herself in order to make her dreams come true. The song became an instant hit and won Cher several awards, including a Grammy Award and a Billboard Music Award. The video for the song was also very popular, winning three MTV Video Music Awards, as well as four more nominations.

Believing Makes It Easy –   Shearwater

Believing Makes it Easy

This song is on the album Fellow Travelers and talks about how believing makes things easier to take on. It has a slow, melancholy feel to it, with lyrics about how one does not have to be scared of life anymore because they can believe in something that helps them get through tough times. Its lyrics speak of how one can believe in something larger than themselves and thereby get through life’s obstacles.

I’ll Start Believing –   Warpaint

Warpaint...I'll Start Believing live @ Albert Hall,Manchester.22/03/15

This song is from the band’s album Warpaint and talks about how one person in a relationship will have to start believing in the other person again if their love life is going to survive. The song has a very sad, somber sound with a slow tempo that makes you want to sway along with it. Some people see this meaning that if one person stops believing in their love for someone, then the other will have to believe even harder if they want to save it.

Trouble Believing – Demo –   Mac DeMarco

Trouble Believing - Mac DeMarco

This demo version of the song Trouble Believing was released in 2013 by the Canadian singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco. The song is about how the singer is struggling to believe in anything anymore, including love and hope. It has a very mellow, acoustic sound with lyrics that speak to the listener about how hard it can be to keep on going when everything feels like it’s falling apart.

Dreaming of Believing –   Your Demise

Your Demise - Dreaming Of Believing

This song is from the album The Kids We Used to Be, and it talks about how someone is dreaming of believing in anything. It has a heavy rock sound with lyrics that speak of struggling to let go of something even though you know deep down that doing so will make everything better. Many see it as a song about struggling to let go of someone you love.

Believing is Seeing –   McCoslyn and Paye

This song was released in 2015 by the Canadian songwriter McCoslyn and the American producer Paye. It is about how one night of believing can make everything come true, but you have to stay strong and believe for as long as it takes. While some see the ballad about staying positive through tough times, others believe that it is about how believing in someone can lead to a relationship.

Believing In Me –   Monica

Monica - Believing In Me

This song is from the album The Boy Is Mine and was released in 1998. It is about how the singer is confident and believes in herself, no matter what people say about her. The song was a huge hit and reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It also won Monica several awards, including two Soul Train Awards and a Grammy Award. Many people see it as a song about believing in yourself and not caring what anyone else thinks.

Don’t Stop Believing –   Glee Cast

Don't Stop Believing - Glee Cast - Journery's Don't Stop Believing Covered By Glee With Lyrics

This song was originally released by the rock band Journey in 1981 and became a huge hit. The Glee Cast version was released in 2009 as part of the show’s first season. The song is about how the singer never wants to stop believing, no matter what life throws their way. It has been covered by many artists over the years and has become a pop culture staple. Many people see it as a song about staying positive and never giving up.

Keep On Believing –   Beanfield

Beanfield - Keep On Believing

This song is from the band’s album Bedrock and talks about how life can deal you some tough blows, but it’s important to keep on believing. It has an upbeat, jazzy sound that makes you want to sing along. The lyrics speak of struggling through the dark times and coming out into the light because of your faith in something. Many believe this song is about believing in yourself and having faith in your abilities.

Seeing Is Believing –   Alan Silvestri

Seeing Is Believing - Alan Silvestri (Polar Express OST)

This song was written for the movie The Polar Express and was released in 2004. It is about how the main character, who is a young boy, starts to believe in Santa Claus after seeing him on a train. The song has a very festive sound with choir vocals and sleigh bells that will get you into the Christmas spirit. Many people see it as a song about believing in something when you see it for yourself.

Stopped Believing In Santa –   MNEK

MNEK - Stopped Believing In Santa (Audio)

This song was released in 2014 and is about how someone stopped believing in Santa Claus. It has a very upbeat pop sound with lyrics that speak to the young at heart and all those who enjoy Christmas, even if they’re too old to believe in stories like Santa anymore. Many people see it as a song about growing up and giving up on your childhood traditions and beliefs.

Keep Believing –   Bob Mould

Bob Mould - Keep Believing

This song is from the album Silver Age and was released in 2012. It is about how the singer has had to struggle through a lot of tough times, but he has never stopped believing. The song has a rock sound with lyrics that are both inspirational and heartbreaking. Many people see it as a song about continuing to believe in yourself even when everything is going wrong.

A Curse Worth Believing –   Into It. Over It.

Into It. Over It. - A Curse Worth Believing (Demo)

This song is from the album Standards and was released in 2013. The lyrics speak of believing that everything bad that happens to you just might be because every terrible thing you’ve ever done comes back to haunt you. Some people feel that it’s about how believing in curses is just superstition, but others see it as a song about how believing in a curse can make it a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Finding and Believing –   Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny - Finding And Believing

This song is from the album Bright Size Life and was released in 1976. It is about how the singer has been looking for something to believe in, but he has yet to find it. The song is a jazz ballad with lyrics that are both melancholic and hopeful. Many people see it as a song about searching for meaning in life and never giving up. Its lyrics are so poetic that it has become one of Metheny’s most popular songs.