20 Best Songs About Understanding

By Nico Gonzalez

There is something incredibly powerful about music. It has the ability to transcend words and touch our souls in a way that no other form of communication can. Music has been used for centuries to express emotions and communicate messages that are difficult to put into words.

One of the most important messages that music can communicate is the message of understanding. When we understand each other, we are able to break down the barriers that divide us and come together as one. The following are 20 of the best songs about understanding.


I finally understand – Charli XCX

Charli XCX - i finally understand [Official Audio]

I Finally Understand by Charli XCX is a song about finally understanding a difficult situation. The lyrics talk about how the singer has been in a situation where she didn’t understand what was happening, but now she does and it’s too late. The song is heartbreaking, but also empowering as it shows that the singer has learned from her mistakes and is now stronger for it.

Understand – Christina Aguilera

“Understand” is a song by American singer Christina Aguilera from her fourth studio album, Stripped (2002). It was written by Aguilera, Glen Ballard, and David Frank and produced by Ballard. “Understand” is a power ballad that talks about the need for understanding in a relationship. Aguilera has said that the song is about “the feeling of finally being understood by someone.” This song has been described as a “gut-wrenching” ballad.

Understanding In A Car Crash – Thursday

Thursday - Understanding In a Car Crash

Thursday’s song “Understanding In A Car Crash” is about the fragility of human life and how easily it can be taken away. The song is about the moment of impact when a car crash happens, and how in that moment, everything changes. It’s a song about the importance of understanding and how it can help us get through tough times. Its lyrics are about how understanding can help us heal from our wounds and move on with our lives.

You’ll Understand When You’re Older – LoveJoy

Lovejoy - You'll Understand When You're Older

The song “You’ll Understand When You’re Older” by LoveJoy is a poignant reminder that we should all take the time to understand each other. The song is about a young boy who is trying to understand his father, and the father is trying to explain to the son that he will understand when he’s older. The song is a beautiful reminder that we should all be working to understand each other, regardless of our age.

You Wouldn’t Understand – Juice WRLD

Juice WRLD - You Wouldn't Understand (Official Audio)

In the song “You Wouldn’t Understand” by Juice WRLD, the artist sings about how people wouldn’t understand what he’s been through. He talks about how he’s been shot, and how people wouldn’t understand the pain that he’s been through. He also talks about how he’s been in gangs and how people wouldn’t understand the lifestyle. This is a song about how people can’t understand what someone else has been through unless they’ve been through it themselves.

Never Understand – The Jesus and Mary Chain

The Jesus and Mary Chain never really understood one another. They fought, they argued, and they broke up. However, their music was some of the most iconic of the 1980s. This song is about the struggles of a relationship that is falling apart. While it may be difficult to understand why someone would want to stay in a relationship that is so clearly failing, this song helps to shed some light on the subject.

A Lack of Understanding – The Vaccines

A Lack of Understanding

A Lack of Understanding is a song about the feeling of not being understood. It’s about the frustration of not being able to make someone see your point of view and the sadness that comes with that feeling. The song is about the desire to be understood and the pain that comes with not being able to do that. This song has been covered by many artists including John Lennon, U2, and Pearl Jam.

I Didn’t Understand – Elliott Smith

ELLIOTT SMITH - I Didn't Understand (live on 2 METER SESSIONS) 1999

I Didn’t Understand by Elliott Smith is a song about the feeling of not being understood. The song is written in first person and talks about how the singer feels like they’re always misunderstood. They feel like people never really see them for who they are and that they’re always just a shadow to everyone. The song is a powerful reminder that we all need to be understood and that we should try to understand each other as best we can.

You Don’t Understand Me – The Raconteurs

You Don't Understand Me

The song “You Don’t Understand Me” by The Raconteurs is a song about a relationship in which the couple doesn’t understand each other. They are trying to figure out what went wrong and how they can fix things. The song is about the struggles of communication and how it can lead to misunderstanding. This song has a great message about understanding and communication in relationships.

Understand – Keshi

keshi - UNDERSTAND (Visualizer)

Understand is a song by Keshi that is about the importance of understanding. The song is about how we should always be working to understand each other and help those who need it. The song is a great reminder of the importance of understanding and how it can help us to better ourselves and the world around us. This song has a great message and is sure to help you reach a better understanding of what it means to understand. 

Everybody Cares, Everybody Understands – Elliott Smith

Everybody Cares, Everybody Understands

Everybody Cares, Everybody Understands is a song by Elliott Smith that was released as part of the soundtrack for the movie Good Will Hunting. The song is about how we should all be there for each other and try to understand what other people are going through. The song is a beautiful ballad that will help you understand the importance of understanding. Its lyrics are about how we all have different problems and how we should try to understand each other.

Deeper Understanding – Kate Bush

Kate Bush - Deeper Understanding - Official Video

“Deeper Understanding” is a song by Kate Bush about a relationship that is struggling because the two people involved don’t understand each other. The song is about the woman’s attempt to reach a deeper understanding of her partner in order to save the relationship.

The lyrics talk about how the woman is trying to understand her partner’s innermost thoughts and feelings, but she can’t seem to reach him. She sings about how she is willing to do whatever it takes to try to understand him better, even if it means sacrificing her own happiness.

Understanding – Evanescence

Evanescence - Understanding Live (Yahoo Nissan Live Set 2007)

Evanescence is a band that was formed in the early 2000s. The band is known for its rock music, which often contains elements of gothic rock and metal. The band has released several albums over the years, including their most popular album, Fallen. The album contained the song “Understanding”, which is about trying to understand someone who is going through a tough time.

Understanding What We’ve Grown to Be – We Came As Romans

We Came As Romans - Understanding What We've Grown To Be

We Came as Romans’ song “Understanding What We’ve Grown to Be” is all about understanding the path that we have taken in life and the choices we have made. It’s a song about accepting who we are and where we are in life, while also recognizing that we can always work to be better. The lyrics talk about how we are all on a journey and how we can learn from our past mistakes.

Peace Love And Understanding – Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello & The Attractions - (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding

Most people know the song “Peace Love and Understanding” by Elvis Costello, but the original version was done by Nick Lowe. The lyrics are about the need for peace, love, and understanding in the world. The song is a plea for people to come together and work to make the world a better place. A Perfect Circle’s version of the song is a more modern take on the same message. This song has a more angry and frustrated tone, but the message is still the same. We need to work together to make the world a better place.

Understand Your Man – Johnny Cash

Understand Your Man

Understanding is one of the most important things in life, and Johnny Cash’s song “Understand Your Man” explores this idea. The song is about a man who is trying to understand his woman, and he asks her to help him understand her. She tells him that it’s not easy to explain, but she loves him and wants him to try. This song is a great reminder that we all need to work to understand each other.

I Understand – Herman’s Hermits

I Understand (Just How You Feel)

The song “I Understand” by Herman’s Hermits is a beautiful ballad about understanding. The song is about a man who is in love with a woman who is in love with someone else. The man tells the woman that he understands why she is in love with the other man and that he wishes her the best. The song is a great example of how understanding can lead to compassion. This song has helped me to better understand the importance of understanding relationships. 

Understand – Omah Lay

Omah Lay - Understand (Official Music Video)

“Understand” by Omah Lay is a song about the importance of understanding. The song is about how we should all take the time to understand each other and to help those who need it. The song is a reminder that we should always be working to better understand each other. This song has a powerful message that is sure to help you reach a better understanding of what it means to understand.

Understand Me – Chief Keef

Chief Keef Feat Young Jeezy Understand Me Official Video Remix TnT Productions

Chief Keef’s “Understand Me” is a song about the struggles of growing up in the inner city. Keef talks about the violence and poverty that he’s seen firsthand and how it’s shaped him into the person he is today. The song is a plea for understanding from those who have never been through anything like that. Keef wants people to try and see things from his perspective and to understand where he’s coming from.

Understand Me Now – Pretty Lights

Pretty Lights - Understand Me Now - Making Up A Changing Mind

Pretty Lights is back with a new track, “Understand Me Now”. The song is about trying to connect with someone and be understood. It’s about the desire to be understood and to understand others. The song is hopeful and optimistic, emphasizing the importance of understanding in our lives. This song has a great message and is perfect for anyone who is looking to better understand themselves or others.