20 Best Songs About Crazy

By Nico Gonzalez

There’s something about the word “crazy” that seems to capture our attention. We all know what it feels like to be crazy, and sometimes it’s just nice to put our emotions into words that someone else has already expressed perfectly. That’s why there are so many great songs about Crazy. This list includes some of the greatest Crazy songs of all time, by artists like The Beatles, Patsy Cline, and Eminem. So put on your dancing shoes, turn up the volume and enjoy!


Crazy Over You – Blackpink

Crazy Over You is a song by South Korean girl group Blackpink. The song was released on June 26, 2020, and is the lead single from the group’s debut studio album, The Album. Crazy Over You is a trap-influenced pop song with lyrics that describe the feeling of being head-over-heels in love. The song features rap verses from Blackpink members Lisa and Jennie, as well as a catchy chorus sung in both English and Korean. Crazy Over You was met with positive reviews from critics, who praised its hypnotic melodies and addictive hook. The song quickly became a global hit, debuting at number one on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart and becoming Blackpink’s fourth consecutive number-one single in South Korea. 

People Are Crazy – Billy Currington

Billy Currington - People Are Crazy

Billy Currington’s song “People Are Crazy” is a fun, uptempo look at the various things people do that can be considered crazy. He starts out by talking about someone who buys a motorcycle even though they’re scared of heights. The second verse is about a woman who gets plastic surgery even though she’s beautiful just the way she is. The third verse is about a man who goes sky diving even though he’s afraid of heights. And the fourth verse is about a woman who gets married even though she’s been divorced three times. The chorus of the song sums it all up with the line, “People are crazy all over the world.” It’s a light-hearted look at the human condition that will make you smile and maybe even laugh out loud.

Crazy – Aerosmith

Aerosmith - Crazy (Official Music Video)

Aerosmith’s “Crazy” is a song about a young woman’s descent into madness. The song is told from the perspective of the woman’s lover, who is trying to hold onto her as she slips away. The lyrics describe the woman’s increasingly erratic behavior, as she becomes more and more disconnected from reality. Towards the end of the song, the woman’s lover pleads with her to come back to him, but it is clear that she is lost forever. “Crazy” is a tragic song about the power of love to both destroy and save us.

Crazy Story – King Von

King Von - Crazy Story (Official Music Video)

“Crazy Story” is a song by American rapper King Von. It was released on October 25, 2019, as the lead single from his debut studio album, Welcome to O’Block (2019). The song peaked at number 33 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The song is about a crazy story that happened to King Von and his friends. They were driving around in a car when they got pulled over by the police. King Von’s friend got out of the car and started running, and the police shot him. King Von and his other friends then got out of the car and started running too. The police chased them and shot King Von’s other friend. King Von was the only one who survived. 

Crazy Train – Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train (Live)

Written by Osbourne and Rhoads, “Crazy Train” was released as the lead single from Blizzard of Ozz in September 1980. The song is about a train ride through the locations that inspired classic horror films. In an interview, Osbourne explained that the lyrics were actually based on his own experiences with mental illness. He said, “I took a lot of acid when I was younger and it made me see things differently.

Crazy in Love – Beyonce

Beyoncé - Crazy In Love ft. JAY Z

Crazy in Love is a song by Beyoncé released in 2003. It is the lead single from her debut solo album, Dangerously in Love. The song features guest vocals from rapper Jay-Z and was produced by Rich Harrison and Beyoncé. The song contains elements of R&B, hip hop, and pop. The main instrument used in the song is a horn sample from the 1968 track “Psychedelic Shack” by The Temptations. Lyrically, Crazy in Love describes the feeling of being head-over-heels in love. The song peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and won several awards, including Best R&B Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 46th Grammy Awards. In 2004, it was ranked as the year’s second-best single by music critics on various year-end lists. Additionally, Crazy in Love was ranked as the greatest love song of all time by Complex magazine in 2012.

Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen

Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Official Video)

Crazy Little Thing Called Love is a song by the popular British rock band, Queen. Released in 1980, it was written by frontman Freddie Mercury and is included on the album The Game. The song is an up-tempo track with a simple, catchy rhythm that belies the complicated vocal harmony of the chorus. It became one of Queen’s most popular songs, reaching the top of the charts in several countries. In the United States, it was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Crazy Little Thing Called Love remains a staple of Queen’s live concerts and has been covered by numerous artists over the years.

She Drives Me Crazy – Fine Young Cannibals

Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy (Official Video)

“She Drives Me Crazy” is a song by Fine Young Cannibals that was released in 1988. The song became a massive hit, reaching the top of the charts in several countries. The song is about a relationship that is on the brink of collapse. The narrator is desperately in love with a woman who is driving him crazy. He can’t stand the way she always argues with him and criticizes everything he does. However, he can’t seem to live without her either. The song perfectly captures the complications and chaos of a failing relationship. It’s an upbeat and catchy tune that belies the darkness of its subject matter. “She Drives Me Crazy” is a classic song about love, lust, and insanity.

Shine on You Crazy Diamond – Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd - Shine On You Crazy Diamond 1990 Live Video

“Shine On You Crazy Diamond” is a song by the English rock band Pink Floyd. It was written by Roger Waters, Rick Wright and Syd Barrett. The song is included on their 1975 album Wish You Were Here. The song is dedicated to Barrett, who was a founding member of the band but left in 1968 due to mental illness. “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” was released as a single in 1976 and peaked at number 55 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States. In the United Kingdom, the song was released as a double A-side with “Welcome to the Machine” and peaked at number 27 on the UK Singles Chart.

I’m Gonna Show You Crazy – Bebe Rexha

Bebe Rexha - I'm Gonna Show You Crazy [Acoustic Video]

Released in 2014, “I’m Gonna Show You Crazy” is a song by American singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha. The song was initially released as a single for her debut extended play (EP), I Don’t Wanna Grow Up (2014). The song became a sleeper hit, reaching the top 20 in several countries including the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. The song’s popularity has been attributed to its relatable lyrics and its infectious hooks. The song is an anthem for anyone who has ever felt like they’re not good enough or who has ever felt misunderstood. In the song, Rexha talks about how she used to try to conform to what other people wanted her to be, but she eventually realized that she was never going to be happy unless she was true to herself. The song is ultimately about being proud of who you are, no matter what anyone else says or thinks.

Go Crazy – Chris Brown and Young Thug

Chris Brown, Young Thug - Go Crazy (Official Video)

“Go Crazy” is a song by American singer Chris Brown and rapper Young Thug. It was released on May 5, 2020, as the lead single from Brown’s upcoming album, Slime & B. The song peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was first previewed on April 30, 2020, on Young Thug’s Snapchat story. On May 1, 2020, the song was officially announced along with its artwork and release date. 

Crazy – Gnarls Barkley

Gnarls Barkley - Crazy (Official Video)

Crazy is a 2006 song by Gnarls Barkley, a musical collaboration between Danger Mouse and CeeLo Green. The song is built around a sample of the 1962 song “Busted” by Ray Charles, and characterized by its distinctive looping drumbeat andGreen’s vocals, which span two octaves. The song received critical acclaim, with many praising its unusual sound and Green’s vocals. It was nominated for three Grammy Awards, including Record of the Year and Song of the Year, and won Best Urban/Alternative Performance. In May 2007, it became the first single to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States without being released commercially as a physical single.

Crazy Girl – Eli Young Band

Eli Young Band - Crazy Girl (Official Video)

“Crazy Girl” is a song by the Eli Young Band, released in 2011 as the first single from their album Life at Best. The song was written by Mike Eli, Jon Jones, and James Young, and it topped the Country Airplay chart in 2012. The song is about a crazy girl who “drives [the narrator] insane,” but he still loves her anyway. Eli Young Band lead singer Mike Eli has said that the song is not actually about a specific person, but rather about the idea of being in love with someone who is “a little bit crazy.” Nevertheless, the song struck a chord with listeners and became one of the band’s most popular songs. It also helped to launch them into the country music mainstream.

Let’s Go Crazy – Prince and the Revolution

Prince & The Revolution - Let's Go Crazy (Official Music Video)

Let’s Go Crazy is a 1984 song by Prince and the Revolution, from the album Purple Rain. The song is about going “crazy” in a world full of chaos and oppression. It begins with a synth intro that sets the mood of the song. The lyrics talk about how society tells people to conform and fit in, but that they should instead let go and be themselves. The chorus includes the iconic line “Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life.” This line has been quoted by many people, including President Barack Obama. The song is an anthem for individuality and self-expression, and it continues to inspire people to be themselves.

I Want Crazy – Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hayes - I Want Crazy (Official Music Video)

Hunter Hayes’ “I Want Crazy” is a song about the thrilling, dizzying feeling of being in love. The song’s narrator is head-over-heels for someone, and they’re convinced that the only way to truly be happy is to embrace the craziness of love. The song is upbeat and catchy, with a message that will resonate with anyone who’s ever been in love. While the song is primarily about romantic love, it can also be interpreted more broadly as asong about the joys and challenges of any kind of close relationship. Whether you’re in a new romance or a long-term relationship, “I Want Crazy” is a reminder that love is always worth fighting for.

Crazy – Simple Plan

Simple Plan - Crazy (Official Video)

The song “Crazy” by Simple Plan is about a young man who is struggling with his mental health. He feels like he is losing his mind and he doesn’t know how to cope with it. The song is about him trying to find help and trying to hold on to his sanity. The song is very powerful and it really speaks to people who are going through a tough time. It is a great song and it has helped a lot of people.

Missin You Crazy – Russ

Russ - Missin You Crazy (Official Video)

Russ’s “Missin You Crazy” is a heartfelt ode to a former lover. The song reflects on the good times the two shared, and how much Russ now misses those moments. The lyrics are sentimental and longing, with Russ conveying the deep sense of loss he feels at the breakup. The song also has a reconciliatory message, with Russ admitting that he was at fault for the relationship’s demise. Ultimately, “Missin You Crazy” is a beautiful expression of love and regret, and a reminder that even when relationships end, the memories of those we have loved will always stay with us.

Crazy for You – Madonna

Madonna - Crazy For You (Official Video)

Among Madonna’s many hits, “Crazy for You” is perhaps one of her most iconic and well-loved songs. Released in 1985, the song quickly shot to the top of the charts, cementing Madonna’s status as a pop queen. The song is a classic love story, with Madonna singing about being head-over-heels for her new beau. However, there’s a twist: the object of her affection is also crazy! Despite this, Madonna is willing to overlook his flaws and stay by his side. The song’s catchy melody and infectious beat are impossible to resist, and it’s easy to see why “Crazy for You” remains one of Madonna’s most popular songs.

Crazy for You – Hedley

Hedley - Crazy For You

“Crazy for You” is a song by Canadian band Hedley. The song was released in 2005 as the second single from their self-titled debut album. The song is about a person who is crazy in love with someone who does not reciprocate those feelings. The lyrics describe the feeling of being “crazy” for someone who does not feel the same way, and how that person is “the only one” who can make the speaker feel that way. Despite the fact that the relationship is one-sided, the speaker is still “crazy” for the other person. The song was a commercial success, peaking at #2 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart.

Crazy – Seal

Seal - Crazy (Official Music Video) | Warner Vault

Seal’s song “Crazy” is a classic love song with a twist. Instead of focusing on the joys of love, Seal sings about the madness that comes with it. The lyrics are deeply personal, and they paint a picture of a relationship that is both passionate and chaotic. The song has an intensity that is unmatched by most other love songs, and it captures the feeling of being completely consumed by love. Whether you’re head-over-heels in love or simply crazy about someone, “Crazy” is the perfect song to describe the experience.