20 Best Songs About Traffic

By Nico Gonzalez

There are many great songs that have been written about traffic. Whether it’s the frustration of being stuck in traffic or the joy of finally getting out of it, these songs capture all aspects of this everyday experience. Here are 20 of the best songs about traffic, listed in no particular order.


Crosstown Traffic – Jimi Hendrix

Cross Town Traffic

One of the most iconic songs about traffic is Crosstown Traffic by Jimi Hendrix. The song captures the frustration of being stuck in traffic, and the guitar solo is a perfect representation of the feeling of impatience and anger. Its lyrics are about the singer being stuck in a traffic jam and noticing a girl outside who’s “trying to flag a ride.” Its lyrics are about him wanting to talk with her, but he’s stuck in a traffic jam and can’t get out of his car.

Traffic in the Sky – Jack Johnson

Traffic In The Sky - Jack Johnson

Traffic in the Sky by Jack Johnson is a song about the beauty of traffic. Johnson sings about how he loves to watch the traffic go by and how it’s like a “river in the sky.” The song is a beautiful tribute to the everyday experience of traffic and is sure to bring a smile to listeners’ faces. Its lyrics are about “watching the cars all slide, watching the magpies in their glide.”

Traffic Light – The Ting Tings

The Ting Tings - Traffic Light (Audio)

Traffic Light by The Ting Tings is a fun and upbeat song about being stuck in traffic. Singer Katie White sings about how the traffic light is always turning green just as she’s getting to the intersection, and how it’s always red by the time she gets there. The song is an amusing take on the frustrations of being stuck in traffic, and its catchy beat will have you tapping your foot along with it.

Traffic – Thom Yorke

Traffic is one of the great songs about traffic. The song captures the frustration of being stuck in traffic and the joy of finally getting out of it. Its lyrics are about being late, being stuck in traffic on the way to work, and avoiding getting caught in heavy traffic. If you have ever been stuck in traffic you know how frustrating it can be. Traffic perfectly captures that feeling of frustration that everyone has felt at one point or another.

Air Traffic – Owl City

Air Traffic is a song by Owl City that was released in 2009. The song is about the narrator being stuck in a never-ending cycle of traffic. He describes the various emotions that he experiences while stuck in traffic, such as frustration, boredom, and anger. He also mentions how this traffic has caused him to miss important opportunities. Some people have compared this song to the Taylor Swift song Fifteen because of its lyrics.

Traffic Lights – Lena

Lena - Traffic Lights (Official Video)

Traffic Lights is a song by Lena that captures the frustration of being stuck in traffic. The lyrics describe how the singer is stuck in a “red light world” and longs to be free. The song is a great reminder that we can all relate to the frustration of being stuck in traffic. Its lyrics are about wanting to get out of this “red light world” and highlights how we can relate to the experience as something that is frustrating and time-consuming.

Traffic Cops – Calvin Harris

“Traffic Cops” is a song by Calvin Harris that was released in 2014. The song is about the frustration of being stuck in traffic and the anger that comes with it. The song was a huge hit and reached the top of the charts in several countries. Its lyrics are about the difficulties of commuting and the annoyance of this process. The song samples “Traffic” by Matt Simons.

Traffic In The Sky – Mac Miller

Mac Miller- Traffic In The Sky

Traffic In The Sky is a song by Mac Miller about the frustration of being stuck in traffic. The lyrics describe how the speaker is “sitting in this car for hours” and “can’t take it anymore”. He talks about how he’s “gonna lose my mind if I have to sit in this car one more day”. The song ends with the speaker saying “I’m sorry for the way I feel, but I hate traffic in the sky”. Some people may feel the same way about being stuck in traffic as Mac Miller does.

Gameboy in Traffic – Jaeden Camstra

Jaeden Camstra’s “Gameboy in Traffic” is a song about the frustration of being stuck in traffic. The lyrics describe how the speaker is stuck in traffic and can’t get to where he wants to go. He imagines that he’s a Gameboy character who is trying to get past a level but can’t because of the traffic. The song ends with the speaker giving up and accepting that he’s going to be stuck in traffic for a while.

City Traffic Puzzle – The Hush Sound

City Traffic Puzzle

City Traffic Puzzle by The Hush Sound is a great song about the frustration of being stuck in traffic. The lyrics describe how the speaker is stuck in traffic and is “going nowhere fast”. They lament the fact that they’re “just another face in the crowd” and that they’re “losing patience now”. However, they also express hope that they’ll eventually make it to their destination. This song captures the feeling of being stuck in traffic perfectly and is definitely worth listening to.

Traffic (Radio Edit) – Tiësto

Tiësto - Traffic (Radio Edit) ♪♫♪♫

Traffic (Radio Edit) by Tiësto is a great song about the frustration of being stuck in traffic. The song captures the feeling of being trapped and unable to move, and the anger and frustration that comes with it. Some people see traffic as a necessary evil, and some see it as an opportunity to take out their anger through such activities such as cursing (Ex: Radio Edit by Blur).

You Are the Traffic – Coin

COIN - You Are The Traffic (Official Video)

You Are the Traffic by Coin is a powerful song about the importance of making a difference in the world. The lyrics remind us that each one of us has the power to make a difference and that we need to use that power to create a better world. This song is a call to action, urging us to do something to make a difference in the world. It’s a reminder that we can’t just sit back and wait for someone else to make things better; we need to take action ourselves.

Watching Traffic – The Flashbulb

The Flashbulb’s “Watching Traffic” is a song about the frustration of being stuck in traffic. The lyrics describe the feeling of being surrounded by other cars and not being able to go anywhere, and the music reflects the feeling of being trapped. This song is a great representation of the frustrations that come with traffic jams. Its lyrics are about the struggle of wasting so much time and how frustrating it is to not be able to get anywhere.

Traffic Jam – NILFRUITS

Niru Kajitsu - Traffic Jam (Sub Eng)

Traffic Jam by NILFRUITS is a great song about the frustrations of being stuck in traffic. The lyrics perfectly capture the feelings of anger and frustration that many of us experience when we’re stuck in a traffic jam. The song is also full of energy and rhythm, which makes it a great listen even when you’re not stuck in traffic. Its lyrics are about the joy of finally getting out of a traffic jam and going to the beach, or anywhere else where you can feel free.

Traffic! – Katy Kirby

Katy Kirby "Traffic!" [official music video]

Traffic! is a great song about the frustration of being stuck in traffic. Kirby perfectly captures the feeling of being stuck in a traffic jam and wanting to scream. The song is upbeat and catchy, and it’s sure to get your blood pumping. Its lyrics are about traffic, but it’s also about the desire to break free. Some people claim that the song is about drug withdrawal, but this doesn’t add up since Kirby sings “I can feel it coming in.

Traffic – Radio Edit – Tiësto

Tiësto - Traffic (Radio Edit) ♪♫♪♫

The song Traffic – Radio Edit by Tiësto is a great example of a song that captures the frustration of being stuck in traffic. The lyrics describe how the singer is “sick of this traffic jam” and longs to be “on the other side.” The song’s upbeat tempo makes it perfect for driving or working out, and helps to keep your energy level up while you’re stuck in traffic. Its lyrics are about traffic, but the song itself has nothing to do with actual traffic.

Traffic light – Lee Mujin

[MV] Lee Mujin(이무진) _ Traffic light(신호등)

Traffic Light is a song about a man who is stuck in traffic and is frustrated with the situation. He sings about how he wishes that the traffic light would turn green so that he can get moving again. This song captures the frustration of being stuck in traffic and offers a hopeful message that things will eventually get better. Its lyrics are about a man stuck in traffic and wishing the red light would turn green soon.

Despair and Traffic – Slaves

Despair And Traffic

Slaves released their song “Despair and Traffic” in 2016, and it quickly became a fan favorite. The lyrics capture the frustration of being stuck in traffic, and the song has a powerful driving beat that will keep you moving. Its lyrics are about the things that happen when you’re stuck in traffic, such as people cutting over into your lane and incidents on the side of the road.

Traffic Boom – Piero Piccioni

Piero Piccioni - Traffic Boom

Traffic Boom is a classic piece of music that perfectly captures the feeling of being stuck in traffic. With its upbeat tempo and playful melody, it’s the perfect soundtrack for a frustrating journey. Its lyrics are about the frustration of being stuck in traffic. Some people in the cars around me Are in a hurry and they’re in my way. They got their destination and I don’t know mine. But due to them, we’ll keep on moving slow.

Stop Motion Traffic – Blockhead

Blockhead - stop motion traffic

Stop Motion Traffic by Blockhead is a great song about the frustration of being stuck in traffic. The lyrics are full of anger and impatience, and the song is perfect for driving to work in the morning. Its lyrics are about  how it seems like nothing is moving at all, and that everyone is just standing there. Many songs have been written about traffic, and it is a topic with which most people can relate.