20 Best Songs About Surrender

By Nico Gonzalez

When it comes to surrendering, there are many different ways to go about it.

For some people, it might mean admitting defeat and giving up on a goal or dream.

For others, it could be the decision to let go of a toxic relationship that’s no longer serving them.

And for still others, surrendering might simply mean letting go of the past and all of its pain and regrets.

No matter what form it takes, though, surrendering is always a powerful act.

And what better way to express that power than through music?

These 20 songs will make you feel all the feels, from heart-wrenching sadness to pure joy.

Check them out now!


Hey Girl – Lady Gaga ft. Florence Welch

Lady Gaga & Florence Welch - Hey Girl (Video)

Hey Girl is a song about two people who are in a relationship and one of them is ready to surrender.

They both know that things haven’t been going well and the person who wants to keep the relationship going is ready to do whatever it takes.

They tell their partner that they’re not perfect, but they still want them.

The lyrics talk about how the person is “gonna love you like I’m gonna lose you” and how they’ll never forget the time they spent together.

Coldhearted – Bryce Fox

Bryce Fox - Coldhearted (Official Video)

Bryce Fox’s latest single “Coldhearted” is all about surrendering.

The song is about admitting defeat, giving up on a relationship, or simply letting go of the past.

It’s a powerful song that speaks to the heart of anyone who has ever struggled to let go.

If you’re feeling lost and don’t know how to surrender, then this song is for you.

Some people might find the song depressing, but I think it’s beautiful. It’s a song about moving on and starting over.

Ride – twenty one pilots

twenty one pilots - Ride (Official Video)

Ride is a song about surrendering. It’s about admitting defeat and giving up.

Tyler Joseph sings, “I’m tired of being what you want me to be.” This song is about letting go of the past and moving on.

It’s a powerful song about accepting what is and moving on.

Its lyrics are about accepting that things won’t always go the way you want them to and that sometimes you have to let go.

Alaska – Maggie Rogers

Maggie Rogers - Alaska

When I first heard “Alaska” by Maggie Rogers, I was completely blown away.

The song is about a girl who is struggling to let go of her past and move on with her life.

The lyrics are so powerful and moving, and the melody is absolutely beautiful.

If you’re feeling stuck in your life, or if you’re struggling to let go of the past, then this song is definitely for you.

Paris – The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers - Paris (Official Lyric Video)

The Chainsmokers’ song “Paris” is all about surrendering to love.

Alex Pall and Drew Taggart write about how they never thought they’d find love, but then they met someone special and everything changed.

They surrendered to the love that was brewing between them, and now they can’t imagine their lives without her.

The song is both sweet and heartbreaking, and it will make you want to surrender to love yourself.

Self-Made – Bryson Tiller

Bryson Tiller - Self-Made (Official Video)

Bryson Tiller’s song “Self-Made” is all about surrendering to love.

He talks about how it’s not easy to let go and give someone your heart, but it’s worth it in the end.

This song is a beautiful reminder that when we let ourselves be vulnerable, we can experience true love and happiness.

Its lyrics are about accepting defeat and moving on from a bad situation.

Call On Me – Starley 

Starley - Call On Me (Ryan Riback Remix) [Official Video]

If you’re looking for a song about surrendering, look no further than “Call On Me” by Starley.

The song is all about admitting defeat and giving up on a relationship. It’s a powerful ballad that will make you feel all the feels.

Its lyrics are about being willing to let go and move on.

Some people might find the song to be a bit sad, but it’s ultimately a song about hope and healing.

Glorious – Macklemore ft. Skylar Grey 

MACKLEMORE FEAT SKYLAR GREY - GLORIOUS (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

“Glorious – Macklemore ft. Skylar Grey” is a powerful song about surrendering and admitting defeat.

Macklemore talks about how he was addicted to drugs and how he hit rock bottom before he was able to surrender and ask for help.

The lyrics are inspiring and show that it’s never too late to turn your life around.

Some people may find the song’s message to be cheesy, but it’s a great reminder that surrendering can be a powerful act of self-love.

Confident – Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato - Confident (Official Video)

Demi Lovato’s Confident is the perfect song to describe the feeling of surrendering.

The lyrics talk about how it’s okay to be yourself and to not care what other people think.

When you surrender to who you are, you become confident and unstoppable.

Some people might also relate to Kelly Clarkson’s song Piece by Piece, which is about a father who left his family.

The lyrics talk about how the mother had to learn to let go and surrender to the fact that her husband was gone.

Love Yourz – J. Cole

J. Cole’s 2014 hit “Love Yourz” is all about the power of surrender.

The song encourages listeners to let go of their egos and their need for control, and to simply enjoy the moment.

Cole sings about how life is too short to dwell on the negative, and that it’s important to focus on the good things in life.

Some people might find the song to be cheesy, but its message is undeniably powerful.

1-800-273-8255 – Logic ft. Alessia Cara and Khalid

Logic - 1-800-273-8255 ft. Alessia Cara, Khalid (Official Video)

Logic’s 1-800-273-8255 ft. Alessia Cara and Khalid is a powerful song about surrender.

The lyrics talk about how sometimes it’s necessary to reach out for help, and how admitting defeat can be the first step towards healing.

This song is a reminder that it’s okay to not be strong all the time, and that it’s perfectly okay to ask for help when we need it.

Let’s Go – Khalid

Khalid - Let's Go (Official Lyric Video)

Released in 2018, “Let’s Go” by Khalid is a powerful song about surrender.

The lyrics speak to the power of letting go and moving on.

Some people might struggle with surrendering, but Khalid’s song is a reminder that it can be a powerful act of self-love.

Its lyrics are about “moving on to the next chapter” and “leaving the past behind.”

Many songs about surrender are about admitting defeat or giving up on a relationship, but Khalid’s song is about moving on from the past and embracing the future.

The Climb – Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus - The Climb

The Climb is a power ballad by American singer Miley Cyrus.

It was written by Jessi Alexander and Jon Mabe, and produced by Robopop.

The song was released on February 9, 2009, as the lead single from the Hannah Montana: The Movie soundtrack.

The song is about Cyrus’ journey to stardom.

“The Climb” is a power ballad that talks about the ascent to fame and how it is not an easy journey.

Cyrus has stated that the song is about “everyone’s journey in life”, not just her own.

The song received mixed reviews from music critics, who praised its empowering lyrics but criticized its heavy-handedness.

Swim Good – Frank Ocean

Swim Good is a song by Frank Ocean that talks about the power of surrender.

The song is about a man who has been hurt by love and is struggling to move on.

He sings about how swimming good is the only way to escape the pain.

The song is a beautiful expression of the power of surrendering to grief and pain.

Its lyrics are about admitting defeat and giving up.

Hold On – Shawn Mendes

Hold On is a song by Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes.

The song was written by Mendes, Geoff Warburton, and Teddy Geiger.

It was first released as a promotional single on October 14, 2016, by Island Records.

The song is about Mendes’ struggles with anxiety and how he deals with it.

Some people interpret the song as being about Mendes’ struggles with coming out.

Be Still – The Killers

The Killers - Be Still

The Killers have a song on their album Wonderful Wonderful called “Be Still”.

The song is about how the singer has been struggling and has been feeling like he’s at the end of his rope.

He sings about how he’s been trying to hold on for so long and how it’s time for him to let go and surrender.

The song is a great reminder that sometimes it’s okay to give up and let go.

Sun Comes Up – Rudimental ft. James Arthur

Rudimental - Sun Comes Up (feat. James Arthur) [Official Video]

Sun Comes Up is a powerful song about surrendering.

It’s about admitting defeat and giving up on a relationship.

The lyrics are raw and vulnerable, and the song is emotional and heartbreaking.

If you’re feeling down and defeated, this song is definitely for you.

Many songs about surrender are sad and heartbreaking, but that’s because they’re honest and genuine.

They reflect the emotions we feel when we surrender to something or someone.

Can’t Keep Up – Tourist ft. Will Heard

Tourist - I Can't Keep Up feat. Will Heard

The lyrics of this song are all about admitting defeat and giving up.

It’s a powerful song that speaks to the heart of anyone who’s ever had to let go.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed and like you can’t keep going, this song is for you.

Its lyrics are about accepting that things are out of your control and moving on.

Many songs about surrender are about giving up on a relationship, but this song is about giving up on anything that’s no longer working for you.

Life Is Worth Living – Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber - Life Is Worth Living (PURPOSE : The Movement)

“Life Is Worth Living” is a song by Justin Bieber, and it was released on March 2, 2018.

The song is about how Bieber feels that life is worth living, even though it can be tough at times.

He sings about how he’s been through a lot of pain and heartache, but he’s still fighting and trying to make the most of his life.

This song is a great reminder that no matter how bad things seem, it’s always worth fighting for what you believe in.”

In the Name of Love – Martin Garrix ft. Bebe Rexha

Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha - In The Name Of Love (Official Video)

The lyrics of this song are all about surrendering to love.

It’s about giving up everything for the one you love, and it’s a beautiful and powerful sentiment.

The song is about being willing to do anything for the person you love, and it’s a great example of how surrendering can be expressed through music.

Some people might interpret the song as being about giving up on a relationship, while others might see it as a metaphor for surrendering to love itself.