20 Best Songs That Make You Feel Like A Villain

By Nico Gonzalez

Whether you’re a fan of action movies or not, there’s something about the bad guy that always seems to appeal to us. We love to watch them on the big screen, and we love to listen to songs that make us feel like they’re in control. Here are 20 of the best songs that will make you feel like a villain!


Last Midnight from Into the Woods – Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep once said, “I love playing villains because they’re so much more fun you can go further than you can with heroes.” And she’s definitely right-villains are a lot more fun to play because they have no limits. They can do whatever they want and get away with it.

And that’s exactly what the song Last Midnight from Into the Woods is all about. It’s about the most villainous of villains, the one who’s always one step ahead and knows exactly what he’s doing. He’s charming, manipulative, and always seems to get his way.

Look What you Made Me Do – Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift - Look What You Made Me Do

Look What You Made Me Do is a song by Taylor Swift that was released in August of 2017. The song was written by Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff, and Max Martin. The song is about Taylor’s response to the events that occurred during the 2016 presidential election. The song reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The music video for Look What You Made Me Do was directed by Joseph Kahn and premiered at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. The video features references to Taylor’s career, including images of snakes (a reference to her feud with Kim Kardashian) and a tank filled with diamonds (a reference to her tour sponsorship deal with Diet Coke).

Bust Your KneeCaps – Pomplamoose

Bust Your Kneecaps (Johnny Don't Leave Me) - Pomplamoose Live

The song Bust Your KneeCaps by Pomplamoose is a perfect example of a song that will make you feel like a villain. The dark, brooding melody and the lyrics about wanting to break someone’s kneecaps give the song a sinister feeling that is perfect for anyone who wants to feel like they’re in a spy movie. Whether you’re looking for a song to get you pumped up for a fight or just want to feel bad-ass, Bust Your KneeCaps will do the trick.

I Will Prevail from Wonderland – Kate Shindle

When it comes to villainous anthems, there’s nothing quite like I Will Prevail from Wonderland. Kate Shindle’s powerful vocal performance makes you feel like you can take on the world-and win. If you’re looking for a song that will make you feel like a badass, look no further than I Will Prevail. Many songs on this list are from the Broadway musical genre, and for good reason. Musicals are known for their larger-than-life villains, and these songs live up to that reputation.

you should see me in a crown – Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish - you should see me in a crown (Vertical Video)

The song “you should see me in a crown” by Billie Eilish is a perfect example of a song that can make you feel like a villain. The dark and haunting lyrics, combined with the ethereal sound of the music, create an overall feeling of mystery and suspense. The song makes you feel like you’re in control, like you’re the one who is pulling the strings and making everyone dance to your tune. It’s the perfect song for anyone who wants to feel powerful and in control.

My Prerogative – Bobby Brown

Bobby Brown - My Prerogative

Bobby Brown’s “My Prerogative” is a perfect song for those who want to feel like a villainous badass. The lyrics are confident and empowering, with Brown declaring that he can do whatever he wants- and no one can tell him otherwise. This song is the perfect anthem for anyone who wants to feel like they can take on the world. Its lyrics are about refusing to be controlled by anyone- perfect for anyone who wants to feel like they’re in charge.

Another One Bites the Dust  – Queen

Queen - Another One Bites The Dust (Live)

Another One Bites the Dust is a song by the British rock group Queen. Written by bassist John Deacon, the song was first released on their album The Game in 1980. The song was a hit, reaching number one on both the UK and US charts. The song has been covered by many artists over the years.

The song is about a person who is struggling with addiction and is eventually killed by it. The lyrics of the song are dark and reflect the struggles that Deacon was dealing with at the time.

Misery Business – Paramore

Paramore: Misery Business [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Paramore is a band that has always seemed to know how to capture the feeling of anger and angst in their music. “Misery Business” is one of their most well-known songs, and it perfectly captures the feeling of being angry and resentful towards someone. The lyrics are raw and honest, and they will speak to anyone who has ever felt betrayed by someone they loved. The song is a perfect representation of the anger and bitterness that can come with betrayal.

Monster – EXO

EXO 엑소 'Monster' MV

One of the most popular songs by EXO is their song Monster. The song was released in Korean and Mandarin Chinese on October 5, 2016. The Korean version of the song was written by Kenzie and composed by Teddy Riley, Kenzie, and MiddleKingdom. The Mandarin Chinese version of the song was written by Zhang Yi and composed by Liu Majian. The lyrics of the song are about a man who is in a relationship with a woman who is mentally unstable.

Hermit the Frog – MARINA

MARINA - Hermit The Frog (Lyrics)

If you’re looking for a song that will make you feel like the most villainous of villains, look no further than Hermit the Frog by Marina. The dark and haunting lyrics will have you feeling like you’re ready to take over the world. With lines like “I’m the hermit of the frog, I live in a bog/I’m eating all your young, I’m a ruthless king,” this song will make you feel like you can do anything. So sit back, relax, and let Marina take you on a dark and twisted journey that will leave you feeling like a true villain.

I Dreamed a Dream – Chase Holfhelder

The song “I Dreamed a Dream” from the musical Les Misérables is one that will make you feel like the most villainous of villains. The raw power and emotion in the voice of Chase Holfelder when he sings this song is simply mesmerizing, and it’s easy to understand why it’s one of the most popular songs from the show. With lyrics like “I had a dream my life would be so different from this hell I’m living,” it’s easy to see how this song can make you feel like a villain, dreaming of all the ways you could take revenge on the world. 

Killer Queen – Queen

Queen - Killer Queen (Top Of The Pops, 1974)

Killer Queen by Queen is one of the best songs that make you feel like a villain. The song is about a woman who is seductive and dangerous. She’s someone that you don’t want to mess with. The song is empowering and makes you feel like you can take on the world. Some people may interpret the song as being about a female serial killer, which just adds to the villainous feeling.

Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked – Cage the Elephant

Cage The Elephant - Ain't No Rest For The Wicked (Official Video)

Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked is a song by Cage the Elephant that will make you feel like a villain in no time. The song is about being on the run and living a life of crime. It’s fast-paced and energetic, with lyrics that will get your blood pumping. If you’re looking for a song to get you pumped up and feeling evil, Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked is the perfect choice. Its lyrics are about being on the run and living a life of crime, and it’s sure to get your blood pumping.

Nobody, no crime – Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift - no body, no crime (Official Lyric Video) ft. HAIM

Nobody, No Crime is a Taylor Swift song about the feeling of being alone and misunderstood. The lyrics are about how people can hurt you and leave you feeling lonely, but you can’t do anything to stop it from happening. It’s a song about heartbreak and the pain that comes with it. Its lyrics are about how the person who was hurt can’t do anything to change what happened and how they feel.

Before He Cheats – Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood - Before He Cheats (Official Video)

The song “Before He Cheats” by Carrie Underwood is about a woman who is angry and hurt because her man has been cheating on her. The lyrics are full of anger and betrayal, and the song is a great example of how music can be used to express emotion. Its lyrics are about how the woman is going to get revenge on her man by doing things like wrecking his car and sleeping with his friends.

Bad to the Bone – George Thorogood

Bad to the Bone is a song by George Thorogood and the Destroyers. The song was written by Thorogood and published in 1982. The song is about a man who has been “bad to the bone” his entire life and is now looking for revenge. The song is an up-tempo blues rock song with a guitar solo.

The song has been used in several movies and TV shows, including The A-Team, Cobra, Rocky IV, and Family Guy. The song has also been covered by several artists, including ZZ Top, Brian Setzer, and John Lee Hooker.

In Too Deep – Sum 41

Sum 41 - The Hell Song (Official Music Video)

The song “In Too Deep” by Sum 41 is a great example of a song that makes you feel like a villain. The lyrics are about someone who is in too deep and can’t get out. The singer is warning the person not to get too close to him because he will only end up hurting them. This song is perfect for anyone who wants to feel like they’re in a spy movie, plotting to take over the world! Its lyrics are about someone who is dangerous and isn’t afraid to hurt people.

Sorry Not Sorry –   Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato - Sorry Not Sorry (Official Video)

Demi Lovato is back with a vengeance! The pop star has just released her new song, “Sorry Not Sorry.” The song is about Demi’s past relationships and how she doesn’t regret anything.

Demi has always been open about her struggles with addiction, an eating disorder, and bipolar disorder. She has also been very open about the fact that she has had relationships with both men and women. In her new song, Demi talks about how she doesn’t regret any of the choices she has made in her past.

Without Me – Eminem

Eminem - Without Me (Official Music Video)

Without Me is a song by American rapper Eminem. The song was released on October 22, 2002 as the second single from Eminem’s third studio album, The Eminem Show (2002). It was written by Eminem, Jeff Bass, and Luis Resto.

The song is a scathing attack on Dr. Dre, who had refused to produce the album. In the song, Eminem criticizes Dre for leaving him stranded after he had helped make Dre one of the most successful producers in hip-hop: “I’m not gonna be that easy to forget/And I’m not gonna be the one that’s left in your rear view mirror.”

about strength and power, making it the perfect anthem for anyone who wants to feel like a badass.

Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa - Don't Start Now (Official Music Video)

Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa is a song that will make you feel like a villain. It has a dark and menacing tone that will get your adrenaline pumping. The lyrics are about someone who is breaking up with their partner, and they aren’t going to take it lying down. They are going to do whatever it takes to get what they want, even if it means hurting their ex-partner in the process. This can be seen as being ruthless and cold-hearted, which are hallmarks of a true villain. If you want to feel like you’re ready to take on the world, then Don’t Start Now is the song for you.