16 Songs That Will Help You Grow Up With A Little Less Growing Pain

16 Songs That Will Help You Grow Up With A Little Less Growing Pain

Getting older is inevitable might as well jam out while doing so.

16 Songs That Will Help You Grow Up With A Little Less Growing Pain
Abigail Lynn

Getting older is inevitable. It's a crazy adventure that hurdles you through wild ups and downs, shaping you into the person that you're meant to be. Knowing that doesn't make it any easier though and for the days that growing up just feels like too much, here are 16 songs to remind you that it's something that we all go through. These are songs that you could have heard too many times before or never heard at all, either way, use this playlist to remind you that life's whatever you decide to make it.

1. "Winter Of Our Youth" by Bastille

Relatable Lyrics: "It's 4 AM here comes the fear I'm not prepared yet and when we pick over the past we glorify it"

2. "You Don't Do It For Me Anymore" by Demi Lovato

Relatable Lyrics: "Money won't pay for your problems You gotta fix them yourself Vices and pity won't solve 'em Stop feeling bad for yourself"

3. "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac (in the style of Chloe Kohanski)

Relatable Lyrics: “Well, I've been afraid of changing 'cause I've built my life around you but time makes you bolder”

4. "These Days" by Rudimental (feat. Dan Caplen, Jess Glynne & Macklemore)

Relatable Lyrics: “I hope someday we'll sit down together and laugh with each other about these days"

5. "Shake It Out" by Florence and the Machine

Relatable Lyrics: "And I am done with my graceless heart so tonight I'm gonna cut it out and then restart"'

6. "Some Nights" by FUN

Relatable Lyrics: "I try twice as hard and I'm half as liked, but here they come again to jack my style"

7. "Meant to Be" by Bebe Rexha (with Florida Georgia Line)

Relatable Lyrics: “Who knows where this road is supposed to lead? We got nothing but time”

8. "Born to Die" by Lana Del Rey

Relatable Lyrics: "The road is long, we carry on try to have fun in the meantime"

9. "I Like Me Better" by Lauv

Relatable Lyrics: “To not know who I am but still know that I’m good”

10. "Sober" by Lorde

Relatable Lyrics: “These are the games of the weekend we pretend that we just don't care but we care”

11. "Good Old Days" by Macklemore (feat. Kesha)

Relatable Lyric: "Someday soon your whole life’s gonna change you’ll miss the magic of these good old days”

12. "R.I.P. 2 My Youth" by the Neighbourhood

Relatable Lyrics: "I was naive and hopeful and lost now I'm aware and trapped in my thoughts"

13. "Sky Walker" by Miguel (feat. Travis Scott)

Relatable Lyrics: “Good things come to those that wait up but don’t wait to jump in too long”

14. "26" by Paramore

Relatable Lyrics: “Hold on to hope if you got it don't let it go for nobody they say that dreaming is free but I wouldn't care what it cost me”

15. "God's Plan" by Drake

Relatable Lyrics: “I been movin' calm, don't start no trouble with me"

16. "Youth" by Daughter

Relatable Lyrics: “We are the reckless we are the wild youth chasing visions of our futures"

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