20 Best Songs About Social Anxiety

By Nico Gonzalez

There are many songs that address the feeling of social anxiety.

Whether it be about the fear of public speaking or just the fear of being around people in general, these songs can offer comfort and understanding to those who suffer from the condition.

Here are 20 of the best songs about social anxiety.


Anxiety – Julia Michaels ft. Selena Gomez

Julia Michaels - Anxiety (Audio) ft. Selena Gomez

The song Anxiety by Julia Michaels ft. Selena Gomez is about the fear of being in social situations.

The lyrics express the feeling of wanting to run away from all the people and the stress that comes with being around them.

The song is relatable for many people who suffer from social anxiety, and it offers comfort and understanding.

This song has helped many people who suffer from social anxiety to feel less alone and understand that they are not the only ones who feel this way.

Alive – Rachel Kerr

Rachel Kerr - Alive (Official Music Video)

Rachel Kerr’s song “Alive” is about the fear of public speaking.

She sings about how she feels like a fraud when she has to speak in front of people, and how it feels like everyone’s watching her and waiting for her to mess up.

The song is about conquering that fear, and it’s a great anthem for anyone who struggles with public speaking.

Its lyrics are about how “even when I’m shaking, I am alive.”

Anxiety – Anna Clendening

Anna Clendening - Anxiety (Official Music Video)

Anna Clendening’s song “Anxiety” is a powerful ballad about the fear and isolation that comes with having anxiety.

The lyrics are raw and honest, and they offer a unique perspective on an often-overlooked mental illness.

Clendening’s song is a reminder that we are not alone in our struggle with anxiety.

This song has the ability to touch anyone who has ever felt lost and alone in their battle with mental illness.

Anziety – Logic

Logic - Anziety (Official Audio)

Logic’s song “Anziety” is a powerful anthem about the fear of public speaking.

The song is an honest and raw look at the way that anxiety can cripple a person’s ability to function in social situations.

The lyrics offer empathy and understanding to anyone who has ever felt the paralyzing fear of being in front of a group of people.

This song has the potential to offer comfort and hope to those who suffer from social anxiety.

I Come Apart – Phora

Phora - I Come Apart [Official Audio]

Phora’s song “I Come Apart” is a powerful anthem about social anxiety and the fear of being alone.

The song is about the fear of not being good enough and the fear of being alone in the world.

It’s a song that speaks to the heart of anyone who has ever felt afraid or alone.

Its lyrics are about the fear of being judged, and the fear of not being good enough.

“I Come Apart” is a song that can offer comfort and understanding to anyone who suffers from social anxiety.

My Body Is A Cage – Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire - My Body Is a Cage (Official Audio)

Arcade Fire’s “My Body Is A Cage” is a haunting song about the fear of being in social situations.

The lyrics are written from the perspective of someone who is trapped in their own body, and can’t escape the feeling of anxiety that comes with being around other people.

The song is a powerful reminder that many people share this same feeling and that you are not alone.

Panic Switch – Silversun Pickups

Silversun Pickups - Panic Switch (Official Video)

Panic Switch by Silversun Pickups is a song about social anxiety and how it can feel to be in a situation where you’re around people and you just can’t seem to calm down.

The lyrics talk about how everything feels like it’s spinning out of control and how you just want to escape.

It’s a song that can really resonate with someone who suffers from social anxiety.

Some people might feel like they can’t relate to the song, but I think it does a good job of capturing the feeling of being in an anxious state.

Stop And Stare – One Republic

OneRepublic - Stop And Stare (Official Music Video)

Stop and Stare is a song by OneRepublic that was released as the second single from their album Dreaming Out Loud.

The song is about someone who is struggling with their social anxiety.

They want to stop and stare at everything around them, but they’re too afraid to do so.

The song speaks to the feeling of being watched and judged by others, and how that can make someone feel.

Nothing Came Out – Melody

Moldy Peaches - Nothing Came Out

Nothing Came Out – Melody is a song about social anxiety and the fear of public speaking.

The lyrics talk about how the singer feels like they have nothing to say, and that they’re scared of what might happen if they open their mouth.

The song is a great reminder that everyone feels this way sometimes and that it’s okay to be scared.

This song has helped me many times when I’ve felt like I needed to hide away from the world.

Alone – NF

NF - Leave Me Alone

NF is a rapper who has spoken openly about his struggles with social anxiety.

His song “Alone” is about the fear of being alone and isolated from the world.

The song is raw and honest, and it speaks to the feeling of isolation that people with social anxiety often experience.

“Alone” is a powerful song that captures the feeling of social anxiety perfectly.

This song has helped many people who suffer from the condition to feel understood and not so alone.

Understand – Christian Blevins

"Understand" by Christian Blevins - A Social Anxiety Song

“Understand” by Christian Blevins is a song about social anxiety and the fear of being judged.

The song is about how the singer can’t seem to do anything right, and how they feel like they’re constantly under scrutiny.

The song is relatable to anyone who has ever felt self-conscious or anxious around others.

Its lyrics are about how the singer just wants to be understood, and how they can’t seem to find that understanding from anyone.

Brave – Sara Bareilles

Sara Bareilles - Brave (Official Video)

Sara Bareilles’ song “Brave” is a beautiful anthem for anyone who has ever felt shy or uncomfortable in social situations.

The song speaks to the fear of not being good enough or being judged by others, and offers the message that it’s okay to be afraid, but it’s also important to be brave.

For anyone struggling with social anxiety, this song is a powerful reminder that they are not alone.

Hall Of Fame – Script

The Script - Hall of Fame (Official Video) ft. will.i.am

The song “Hall of Fame” by The Script is about not giving up and striving to be the best that you can be.

The lyrics talk about how it doesn’t matter what other people say, because you’re going to make your own mark in history.

The song is a great anthem for anyone who is struggling with social anxiety, because it encourages them to keep going and not give up.

In My Blood – Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes - In My Blood (Official Music Video)

In My Blood is one of Shawn Mendes’ most personal songs to date.

The song is about his struggles with anxiety and how it has affected his life.

Mendes has spoken openly about his struggles with social anxiety, and how it led him to cancel a performance on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

In the song, Mendes sings about how he wants to be rid of his anxiety, and how it’s holding him back from living his life.

Loner – Theory Of A Deadman

THEORY - Loner [OFFICIAL AUDIO]

Loner is a song by Canadian rock band Theory of a Deadman about the feeling of social anxiety.

The song is about the fear of being alone and the fear of not being good enough for anyone.

It’s a song about feeling like you’re always on the outside looking in, and never really belonging to anyone or anything.

The lyrics are relatable to anyone who has ever felt like they’re not good enough or like they don’t belong.

Every Day Is Exactly The Same – Nine Inch Nails

NIN - Every Day is Exactly the Same

Every Day Is Exactly the Same by Nine Inch Nails is a song about the monotony of life.

It talks about how the singer feels like he’s in a rut, and that every day is exactly the same.

This can be a feeling that people with social anxiety can understand all too well.

The song offers comfort to those who feel like they’re stuck in a cycle of anxiety and fear.

Some people with social anxiety feel like they can’t escape their condition, and this song offers a bit of hope.

Real Friends – Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello - Real Friends (Audio)

“Real Friends” by Camila Cabello is a song about the fear of losing friends.

The lyrics talk about how it’s better to have a few true friends than a lot of fake ones.

This song is a reminder that it’s okay to be vulnerable around others, and that the people who love you will stick around no matter what.

This song has helped many people who suffer from social anxiety to feel less alone.

Real – SuperChick

SuperChick’s song “Real” is a powerful anthem about social anxiety and self-acceptance.

The song is about a girl who is struggling with her social anxiety, but who is also determined to find her real self and be proud of who she is.

The song is a reminder that it’s okay to be different, and that we all have our own unique gifts and talents.

This song has helped many people who suffer from social anxiety to feel more confident and proud of themselves.

Happy Sad – Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves - Happy & Sad (Live From The Ellen DeGeneres Show)

Happy Sad is a song about social anxiety by Kacey Musgraves.

In the song, Musgraves sings about how she sometimes feels happy and excited when she’s around people, but other times she feels sad and anxious.

She talks about how she hates that her social anxiety sometimes gets in the way of her enjoying life, but she’s still trying to fight it.

Many songs about social anxiety focus on the negative aspects of the condition, but Musgraves’ song is unique in that it offers a more positive and hopeful message.

The Day I Tried To Live – SoundGarden

Soundgarden - The Day I Tried To Live (Official Music Video)

This song is about a man who is struggling with his social anxiety.

He talks about how he’s tried to live, but it’s been hard because of his fear of people.

He sings about how he just wants to be left alone, and how he’s tired of pretending to be someone he’s not.

This song has a very relatable message for those who suffer from social anxiety.