20 Best Songs About Getting In Trouble

By Nico Gonzalez

Whether you’re getting into trouble with the law or just stirring up some mischief with your friends, these songs will have you feeling right at home. From classic rock to modern pop, these tunes will have you singing along and nodding your head in agreement. Here are twenty of the best songs about getting in trouble.


Trouble – Coldplay

Coldplay - Trouble (Official video)

Although it may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about songs about getting in trouble, “Trouble” by Coldplay is a perfect fit. The lyrics talk about being in a place where you’re “lost and alone” and looking for a way out. It’s an emotional song about feeling lost and desperate, This song has been used in a number of films and television shows, including The Fault in Our Stars and 13 Reasons Why.

TROUBLE – Cage the Elephant

Cage The Elephant - Trouble (Official Video)

Cage the Elephant’s “Trouble” is a hard-hitting rock song that will have you headbanging along in no time. The lyrics are catchy and relatable, and the driving guitar riffs will get your blood pumping. If you’re looking for a song that captures the feeling of getting into trouble, look no further than this one. 

Its lyrics are about a mischievous young man who seems to find trouble wherever he goes. Whether he’s getting into fights or skipping school, he just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. But instead of feeling sorry for himself, he revels in his rebel status and sings about how much fun he has got into trouble.

Troublemaker – Beach House

Troublemaker - Beach House (OFFICIAL AUDIO)

Beach House’s “Troublemaker” is a perfect song for getting into trouble. It’s upbeat and catchy, with lyrics that will have you singing along in no time. The song is about living life on the edge and embracing your wild side, and it’s the perfect soundtrack for a night of mischief. This song has been known to get even the most well-behaved people into trouble, so beware!

Troubles [Feat. T-Pain] – Denzel Curry

Denzel Curry - Troubles ft. T-Pain (Official Music Video)

Denzel Curry’s “Troubles” is a song about exactly that: troubles. Featuring T-Pain, the track is a catchy and energetic song about the ups and downs of life. Denzel raps about the struggles he’s faced in his life, from his rough childhood to his time in jail. The song is a powerful reminder that everyone goes through tough times, and that it’s important to keep going despite the obstacles. This song has helped Denzel Curry gain a large following, and it’s easy to see why.

Trouble On My Mind – Pusha T

Pusha T - Trouble On My Mind feat. Tyler, The Creator (Official Video)

Pusha T’s “Trouble On My Mind” is an excellent song about getting into trouble. The lyrics are dark and menacing, and they perfectly capture the feeling of being on the edge. The beat is addictive and will have you nodding your head in agreement. This is a must-listen for anyone who enjoys rap music. Its lyrics are about as close to trouble as you can get. Many songs have been written about getting into trouble, but this is one of the best.

Trouble’s Coming – Royal Blood

Royal Blood - Trouble's Coming (Official Video)

If you’re looking for a song about getting into trouble, Royal Blood’s “Trouble’s Coming” is a great choice. The heavy rock track is full of energy and excitement, perfect for when things start to heat up. Its lyrics are about getting caught in the moment and not being able to help yourself, even when you know you’re going to get into trouble. This song has an anthemic quality that will have you pumped up and ready to take on whatever trouble comes your way.

Trouble for Me – Britney Spears

There’s nothing quite like a good Britney Spears song to get you in the mood for trouble. Her latest single, Trouble for Me, is the perfect anthem for anyone who’s feeling naughty. With its sultry beats and provocative lyrics, this song is sure to get your heart racing. So if you’re looking for a little mischief, put this one on your playlist and let Britney take you for a ride. Its lyrics are about a “troublemaker” who is “always up to no good.” This song is sure to get you in trouble with the law, but it’s also a whole lot of fun.

Troubled Paradise – slayyyter

Slayyyter - Troubled Paradise (Official Music Video)

In Troubled Paradise, Slayyyter sings about the allure of getting into trouble. She describes the thrill of breaking the rules and partying hard, and she seems to enjoy the rush of living on the edge. The song is a warning to listeners not to get too caught up in the excitement of rebellion, but it’s also a celebration of the wild side. Some people are just born to be bad, and this song is for them.

Trouble Maker – Trouble Maker

Trouble Maker 'Trouble Maker' M/V

If you’re looking for a song about getting into trouble, you can’t go wrong with Trouble Maker by Trouble Maker. This hard-hitting track will have you singing along and nodding your head in agreement. Whether you’re getting into trouble with the law or just stirring up some mischief with your friends, this song will have you feeling right at home. Some people live for the thrill of getting into trouble, and if that’s you, then you’ll definitely relate to I Like It Like That by The Black Keys. 

Troublemaker (feat. Flo Rida) – Olly Murs

Olly Murs - Troublemaker ft. Flo Rida

Olly Murs’ “Troublemaker” is a catchy pop song with a message that resonates with many people: sometimes, it’s fun to get in trouble. The song is about dancing and having a good time, even if you’re breaking the rules. The lyrics describe a feeling of freedom and rebellion, and the chorus encourages listeners to “make some noise” and let loose. The song has an upbeat tempo and infectious hooks that make it impossible to resist dancing along. Whether you’re getting wild on the dance floor or causing trouble in your everyday life, “Troublemaker” is the perfect anthem for anyone who loves to misbehave.

Troubles Will Be Gone – The Tallest Man on Earth

Troubles Will Be Gone

The Tallest Man on Earth is a Swedish singer-songwriter who rose to prominence in the early 2010s with his folk and blues-influenced style of music. One of his most popular songs is “Troubles Will Be Gone,” which is about getting in trouble. The song begins with the narrator getting into some sort of trouble, but he is confident that it will all be resolved soon. He sings about how everything will eventually be alright, and how he can’t wait for the troubles to be gone. The song has a very optimistic and uplifting message, which is sure to resonate with anyone who has ever been in a difficult situation. While the lyrics are fairly simple, the sentiment is powerful, and it is easy to see why this song has become one of The Tallest Man on Earth’s most popular tracks.

Trouble Sleeping – Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae - Trouble Sleeping

Corinne Bailey Rae’s 2006 song “Trouble Sleeping” is a haunting ballad about a relationship gone wrong. The lyrics tell the story of a woman who is struggling to sleep at night, haunted by memories of her former lover. The song is expresses the pain and frustration of being unable to forget someone who has caused you hurt. The emotions are conveyed through the use of simple, emotive language and Rae’s signature soulful voice. The result is a song that is both heartbreaking and beautiful. “Trouble Sleeping” is a reminder that, even in the darkest of times, there is always hope for healing.

I Knew You Were Trouble – Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift - I Knew You Were Trouble

I Knew You Were Trouble is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift for her fourth studio album, Red (2012). Written by Swift, Max Martin and Shellback, the track is an electronic dance song with influences of dubstep and techno. It talks about the frustration of getting into a relationship with someone despite knowing that they are trouble. The song was released to radio stations on October 9, 2012, by Big Machine Records as the fourth single from Red. “I Knew You Were Trouble” received generally positive reviews from music critics, who praised its production and criticized its lyrics. 

Trouble Is a Friend – Lenka

Lenka - Trouble Is A Friend (YouTube Version)

“Trouble is a Friend” by Lenka is a song about getting in trouble. The lyrics tell the story of somebody who gets in trouble and then tries to get out of it. The song is upbeat and catchy, and it has a very positive message. The song is also very relatable, as many people have experienced getting in trouble at some point in their lives. “Trouble is a Friend” is a great song to listen to when you’re feeling down, and it’s sure to put a smile on your face.

Double Bubble Trouble – M.I.A.

M.I.A. - Double Bubble Trouble (Audio)

M.I.A.’s song “Double Bubble Trouble” is a catchy but cautionary tale about the dangers of getting into trouble. The song tells the story of a girl who gets herself into all sorts of mischief, from skipping school to stealing candy. Each time she gets caught, she blames it on her double (a imaginary friend she made up to avoid taking responsibility for her actions). But eventually her double gets tired of taking the blame and decides to leave her. Without her double to help her out, the girl is left to face the consequences of her actions alone. The moral of the story is that it’s always better to take responsibility for your own actions, even if it means getting in trouble. Otherwise, you’ll end up all alone.

Trouble Town – Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg - Trouble Town

Jake Bugg’s “Trouble Town” is a song about getting into trouble. The song starts with the line “As I walk through Trouble Town / I hope that nobody puts me down.” This sets the tone for the song, which is about overcoming adversity. The narrator of the song is walking through a tough neighborhood, and he’s determined not to let anyone get the best of him. Despite the challenges he faces, he remains hopeful and optimistic. The song ends on a positive note, with the narrator declaring that he’s “gonna make it out alive.” “Trouble Town” is a great anthem for anyone who’s facing difficulties in their life. It’s a reminder that no matter how tough things get, you can always find a way to overcome them.

Trouble – Stripped – Halsey

Halsey - Trouble (Stripped/Audio)

Halsey’s song “Trouble” is a catchy pop tune with a dark undertone. The lyrics tell the story of a young woman who gets in trouble with the law. She is sent to jail, where she spends her days and nights thinking about what she did wrong. The song reflects on the consequences of her actions and how they have affected her life. “Trouble” is a reminder that getting in trouble can have a lasting impact on one’s life. It is also a testament to Halsey’s talent as a songwriter and performer.

Trouble All My Days – Beck

Trouble All My Days

Beck’s “Trouble All My Days” is a song about getting into trouble. The speaker in the song is struggling with personal demons and making bad decisions. As a result, he finds himself in a lot of trouble. The song is written in first person, and it’s clear that the speaker is not proud of the trouble he’s gotten himself into. However, he seems to be accepting of his situation and is trying to make the best of it. In the end, the speaker resolves to change his ways and make better choices. Beck’s “Trouble All My Days” is a powerful song about making mistakes and learning from them.

I Got Trouble – Christina Aguilera

In “I Got Trouble,” Christina Aguilera tells the story of a young woman who gets herself into a lot of trouble. The song starts with the woman getting caught stealing a car. She is then sent to jail, where she meets a man who tells her she needs to change her ways. The woman eventually gets out of jail and tries to turn her life around, but she still finds herself in trouble. The song is about the importance of making good choices and staying out of trouble. Aguilera’s powerful vocals and the song’s catchy melody make it an enjoyable listen, and the message is one that everyone can relate to.

Stay Out of Trouble – Kings of Convenience

Stay Out Of Trouble

Kings of Convenience’s “Stay Out of Trouble” is a song about, well, staying out of trouble. The lyrics tell the story of a young man who is trying to stay on the straight and narrow, but keeps getting into scrapes nonetheless. Despite his best efforts, he always seems to find himself in some sort of trouble. Whether it’s getting caught smoking in the school bathroom or getting into a fight with his brother, he just can’t seem to stay out of hot water. In the end, the young man decides that it’s better to just stay away from trouble altogether. After all, it’s not worth the hassle.