This list includes social justice, human rights and protest songs and songs about social issues in general such as domestic abuse, rape, suicide rates, war etc. Orelsan - Tout va bien. Become a translator Request new lyrics translation. Login Registration. Songs about social issues. Created by notaprincess9 on 25 Mar Last edited by notaprincess9 on 28 Nov Song English Bright Eyes. Greg Holden - Boys in the Street. Song English Greg Holden. Logic -
Music and politics have never been mutually exclusive. Donald Trump officially took over the White House in January, and his less-than-humane tactics have incited a wave of backlash known informally as the Resistance. While most headlines focused on M. May our national nightmare end sometime soon. The lead single from P! The lyrics are just vague enough to be a pop anthem that can apply to any sort of injustice. Miguel, "NOW". Lin-Manuel Miranda feat.
Some unfairly view pop merely as fluff music, something light and irreverent and fun to dance to. And while there's plenty of pop music that's been perfectly primed for the dance floor which, by the way, there's nothing wrong with! As widely listened to as it is, pop music can be used as vessel for change, a tool for discourse on social issues. There are numerous pop songs — including more than a handful of well-known singles — that tackle social, political, and cultural issues as diverse as racism, feminism, police brutality, LGBT representation, and much more. One of the singles from the hit album included "Man In The Mirror," an uplifting and critically acclaimed pop ballad about society's tendency to turn away from difficult social issues. The song, and its politically-charged video, acted as a literal call for change, touting the message that change begins from within.