Songs about guilt can be a powerful tool for healing. Some of the best examples are songs by Justin Bieber, Kurt Cobain, Linkin Park, and Eric Clapton. If you listen to them regularly, they may help you overcome your guilt and resentment.
‘Stay With Me’ by Justin Bieber
‘Stay With Me’ is a love song pleading with a girlfriend to stay in a relationship. Justin Bieber and The Kid Laroi wrote the song and it’s about a relationship that is deteriorating. The song has been in the works for over a year and features a number of collaborations. It features lyrics by Justin Bieber and LAROI, along with Miley Cyrus.
This week, Justin Bieber and The Kid Laroi stay at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for the eighth week. With this new achievement, the young singer has clocked 14 weeks at the top of the chart. Dua Lipa, Elton John, TWICE and Lisa also reach the top 10.
‘Stay With Me’ was released on June 21, 2018. Since the release of the song, Justin Bieber has become the highest-selling pop star in the world. His songs have reached the top of international singles charts, including the global 200. They’ve also topped radio’s Top 40.
‘Stay With Me’ is certified as certified music by the French and German music industries. It was the first Justin Bieber single to make the charts in those two languages. The song’s lyrics have been translated into a number of languages. The RIAS is the recording industry association of Singapore. Its international top charts are updated every week.
‘All Apologies’ by Kurt Cobain
‘All Apologies’ is a song by Kurt Cobain about guilt. It was written before the band’s eponymous album, but it was already a staple of Nirvana’s live set by the time of its release. “All Apologies” shows the way in which the mistakes of others can transfer onto the listener. The enigmatic lyrics describe a person who takes all of the blame, even for something that he didn’t do.
The lyrics are often interpreted as an indictment of youth. Cobain’s story is one of insecurity and self-revulsion. In his teens, he attempted suicide and lost his virginity. Although his story is horrific, it is also a reminder of the strength of his spirit.
All Apologies was released as a promotional single in February 1994. It was later included in the album MTV Unplugged in New York in November 1994. This version of the song has become one of the band’s most popular songs. It was also released as a double A-side with “Rape Me” in 1994. It has also been certified as one of the best songs of the 1990s by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Kurt Cobain’s song ‘All Apologies’ deals with the topic of guilt. The lyrics are a reflection of the musician’s own struggles with it. Cobain’s inner conflict with the world is revealed in the lyrics, which are often vague and abstract.
‘Jane Says’ by Linkin Park
The 1997 re-release of ‘Jane Says’ by the band Linkin Park produced a video for the track. It was directed by Carter B. Smith and was filmed on the band’s Relapse tour. Smith was already working on a documentary for the tour, Three Days, and took some time off to film the video. The song’s lyrics are about drug addiction and finding help.
‘Tears In Heaven’ by Eric Clapton
‘Tears In Heaven’ is one of the most famous songs by Eric Clapton. The song was written about his son, and was a tribute to him. The song is very popular, and has won numerous awards, including three Grammys. Clapton played guitar on this recording, and it won several more. In the song, Clapton asks his son whether he’ll recognize him in heaven. He also sings about how he wants to hold his son’s hand, and whether he’ll help him stand.
The song was written after the tragic death of Clapton’s son Conor. The song was written during Clapton’s six-month hiatus from music. It consists of three verses and a bridge. The song was a hit on the radio, and was featured on the soundtrack of the film Rush.
The single peaked at number one on the Canadian Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart and reached number one on the Top 100 singles chart. In Switzerland, the single reached number seven and remained there for 15 weeks. It was certified Gold by the International Federation of Phonograms and became the 37th best-selling single of 1992.
‘Tears in Heaven’ by Eric Clapton is one of Clapton’s most recognizable songs. It was first heard in 1991, after the death of Conor in an apartment building. The tragic incident brought Eric Clapton to his knees and led him to compose the song.
‘Someone You Loved’ by Lewis Capaldi
Lewis Capaldi’s breakout song ‘Someone You Loved’ was written after the loss of his grandmother. The song reached number one on the U.K. Singles Chart and was nominated for a Brit Award. It was also nominated for Song of the Year at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. However, the song ultimately lost to Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy.’
The lyrics of Lewis Capaldi’s song ‘Someone You Loved’ are incredibly touching. They are full of emotion and speak of the ache and pain that comes with losing a loved one. The song was originally written about Capaldi’s ex-girlfriend, Paige Turley, but he later revealed that the song was actually written about his late grandmother.