Im looking for a song about being yourself and not caring what other people think about you. Svetlana - You're a hoot. Some of the lyrics are: When I was smaller, and people were taller, I learned to take it, to use it to make it. Bill - You are unique and inspirational for your career and life background, and I admire your determination to follow your passion. Where are you? Svetlana - You're a truly rare type. but my favourite is "A Disruptor". I did not want to be too annoying which it is tough, but on the other hand -. Catherine Giordano from Orlando Florida on April 09, 2017: What do Ricky Nelson, The Doors, and Lady Gaga have in common? The 56 inspirational songs have been grouped into the following categories: Being Positive (Page 1; this page you are reading) Express Your Authentic Self (Page 2) I've been told many things and have a whole suitcase of labels all of which I wear on the outside (haircuts? According to one of our favorite Teenager Posts, a high school's student's brain is roughly "90% song lyrics. It's about why he loves his lady. We're so glad you share your talents on this site. Now he's exercising, watching his diet and living a satisfying, average existence. Whatever it is, celebrate the uniqueness of you with a playlist of songs about individuality. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 16, 2017: Genna - I feel the same way. I like the Learned, Mississippi address. Does anybody know somewhere I can get hold of this? Have a wonderful weekend filled with song. I depend on great readers like you to continually make suggestions for playlists. I'm an INTJ (strategic thinker/architect type), rare for women but I'm a bit of an odd one out. Freedom! - Coco Chanel, French fashion designer, Konstantinos Papakonstantinou via Flickr, CC-BY-SA 2.0, modified by FlourishAnyway. Shyron E Shenko from Texas on April 08, 2017: Hello Shelly, Lefty and Shorty by Willie Nelson, Legend of Bonnie and Clyde - Merle Haggard. Here's my suggestions! 4: Who You Are, by Jessie J. You go, you independent girl! Accidental love lyrics: You said it … They are all in the playlist. I’ve been in business without being a businesswoman, I’ve loved without being a … From Beyonce’s very directly titled “Freedom” to Kelly Clarkson’s now-iconic (not to mention throwback) “Miss Independent” to George Michael’s oft-sampled “Freedom! Why should being a bad trumpet player in school stop me from buying another trumpet 30 years later? And if he’s stronger than I, I’m the one who can’t live with him. Your article makes some great points about individuality. "If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out" by Cat Stevens is one of my favorites, so is "Freak" by KISS. 32 Best Songs About Cheating If You Need To Cry Your Eyes Out. Have a great week! Thanks for this list! Larry Rankin from Oklahoma on April 09, 2017: Flourish, you are truly a walking music encyclopedia. Have a wonderful week! Have a wonderful day sweet lady! Alien - Cassadee Pope. What a great list on such an important topic. Hope that helps. Keep following your dreams. Martie Coetser from South Africa on April 08, 2017: This is the ideal playlist to activate on those days one feels useless and without a purpose in life. It's filled with thinly veiled sexual references land is about a proudly geeky guy who is trying to convince a girl to look beyond the outside in choosing a partner. So many songs. I am so past that). Celebrate how amazing and unique you are with a playlist of pop, rock and country songs about individuality. Have a great week to you both! Am I rare? Thanks for reading, and have a wonderful weekend. Don't listen too much to others. The (Meat)puppetmaster takes us through songs like "Lake Of Fire" and "Backwater," and talks about performing with Kurt Cobain on MTV Unplugged. So to help you get through your breakup, I’ve compiled the ultimate list of moving on songs (with a little help from friends, the internet, and personal experience) for every stage of your breakup. I've added Pancho and Lefty and Legend of Bonnie and Clyde to the following playlist: Renegade Playlist: 79 Songs About Cowboys, Outlaws and Dangerous Women, https://spinditty.com/genres/Songs-About-Cowboys-O... . "In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different." Always a pleasure to read your lists:-). Different by Mama Cass Elliot is a fantastic song too! Thus your selection is wonderfull. This song may be my favorite on the list. It may be part of the chorus. Question: Would "Invincible" by Skillet be a good one to add to the list? What exactly is kindness? This emotional anti-bullying country ballad from 2014 is a motivational pep talk. Answer: The narrator of the song is a man deeply in love with a beautiful woman. We have a long list of pop, rock, and country songs to get you started. It's probably my favorite on this list! ... you become terrified of what it would be like to lose this person. It would be very hard for a man to live with me, unless he’s terribly strong. If she wants a job, she goes out and gets one. However, this 2013 country song points out that it's been that way throughout human history: That ever since the beginning to keep the world spinningIt takes all kinds of kinds. Songs about individuality. They'll give you conflicting messages, and you'll just wind up confused and unhappy. I am glad they made it to the list. Thank you, Larry. Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on April 08, 2017: I don't have anything to add. What's that? when I find that joke about my type, I'll share, if I won't forget. A person like me who always rise above. I’ve also limited the number of songs per artist to a maximum of 1–2 (with the exception of Christina Aguilera who has 3) to have a wider representation of artists. "Situationships" by Fabolous. ‘Cause I need freedom, too!”, Lyrics: “It’s the one good thing that I’ve got, freedom / I won’t let you down, freedom / So please don’t give me up, freedom / ‘Cause I would really, really love to stick around”, Lyrics: “Miss on her own / Miss almost grown / Miss never let a man help her off her throne”, Lyrics: “Your first name is Free / Last name is Dom / Cause you still believe in where we're from”, Lyrics: “And I don't want no one to cry / But, tell 'em if I don't survive / I was born free! Stability is its own kind of fun. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 10, 2017: Heidi - That's a great addition! Cover photo by @_miriamherrera How about "Clones (We're All)"--Alice Cooper; "If I Have To Be Alone"--Todd Rundgren... FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on October 14, 2019: Holly P - Thanks for the song suggestion and kind kukos. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 24, 2017: Suhail - I hope you and your dog, K2, have a great time shaking your tails to this playlist. (2017)? Wanting to discover his authentic self, he's having a personal identity crisis and realizes he's surrounded by liars and imposters. … You're awesome! The narrator is a self-described "bad woman" with a dark streak. … I’m neither smart nor stupid, but I don’t think I’m a run-of-the-mill person. 90” and beyond, scroll on to see songs that deal with the theme of freedom — be it about moving on from a toxic ex, something far more metaphorical or even as a literal interpretation — in different ways. But I had only one idea, which I was not going to share (by now you know that percentage of perception of my uniqueness is in direct proportion to the degree of how a particular person feels annoyed by me. Right now I'm moving from P to J. 2 Poor Kids - Ruth B. Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on April 20, 2020: I can hear the song "I've Gotta Be Me" by Sammy Davis, Jr. in my head now after looking at this list. More of a J, but P when I don't feel well, not all up there. And in case you're wondering, yes, this is the same Ricky Nelson who was the teen idol back in the 1960s. Back at ya! In this song, he describes how students just want to get through their day in school so that they can hang out with the person they like. Jason Mraz, who is not typically known for his rapping talents, released this pop rap song in 2006. The idea behind this is that you start to realize your capabilities… your potential. Well, I will share the idea even though I'm sure you would have figured out your way around it (because I have - therefore, it's not that big of a challenge). There's no one quite like YOU. There can be moments of angst, uncertainty, and even outright anger. I have a number of articles in the works (so many it'll keep me busy for a long time). Tell Us What Makes You Unique or Unusual in the Comments Section Below. Maybe it's because I'm a Libra, but I love verses about making eyes … My mother once appeared in a television commercial for a bank singing this peppy song. / Freedom! 50 guy's guys pick the songs that make us feel like men. Don't dismiss this song just because of that. You can even add additional tracks to the poll if any good being independent songs are missing, so feel free to contribute to the list. FlourishAnyway believes there is a playlist for just about any situation and is on a mission to unite and entertain the world through song. I like that you write about languages you don't speak. This 2012 country song recommends that you instead follow your arrow, wherever that may lead:. Have a great weekend! Declining to be someone else's puppet or trophy wife, she insists that she doesn't need a king to be happy. You have done a lot of work on this one. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 07, 2017: Robert - Thank you for the kind encouragement. From Beyonce’s very directly titled “Freedom” to Kelly Clarkson’s now-iconic (not to mention throwback) “Miss Independent” to George Michael’s oft-sampled “Freedom! Say what you feelLove who you love'Cause you just getSo many trips 'round the sun. Steven Depolo via Flickr, CC-BY-SA 2.0, modified by FlourishAnyway. You see, I was not joking (how unique of me) that I really want to challenge you with a playlist that will be very tough to make. Vince Clarke Songwriter Interviews An original member of Depeche Mode, Vince went on to form Erasure and Yaz. All he desires to be is himself, whatever that involves. Can you imagine living without it? Lifestyle. Songs about being strong, not giving up on yourself or whatever you're facing, are prevalant in music. I can't imagine a list of songs about individuality without Lady Gaga. One thing friends are good for is calling you out on your inconsistent or inappropriate behavior. Perfect for: when things are complicated. ", There's no need for reluctance when it comes to being your authentic self. She seeks to be as wild and free as her hair. Old fashioned Southern values make the man in this 2015 country song unusual—a freak even. (You don't need to join HubPages to comment. - Richard Thompson, Joey Gannon via Flickr, CC-BY-SA 2.0, modified by FlourishAnyway. :). Are any of these songs kid friendly and don't curse. Being a son, being a father, being a husband, being a friend, that is what makes a man. The scientific reason why some of us enjoy sad songs more than others. Lyrics about being smart: Up in the mornin’ and out to school. I've made some additions here as well as to other playlists where some songs were a better fit. Each of us has eccentricities, secrets, and talents that make us unusual. Linda - I totally agree. Bless her heart, she has the singing voice of nails on a blackboard, but that was the point. Appreciate the uniqueness that you bring to this world. "The best thing you've got going for you is individuality." Instead, this powerful lady aims to run the world. http://hub.me/akues. Have a terrific week ahead. We should all give a standing ovation for individuality. kallini2010 from Toronto, Canada on April 08, 2017: E/I is the most unreliable characteristics - I might be 50/50. 15 Songs about Intelligence, Education and School. He is describing to her that she makes him whole and brings stability and meaning to his life. People are so different, mostly for the good. I cannot imagine the Muppets being associated with school being out forever and being blown up! The songs … Then decide. Freedom! Thank you for your kind sentiments. Celebrate how amazing and unique you are with a playlist of pop, rock and country songs about individuality. He gets the door for ladies, loves his tractor and six pack of Bud, and he refuses to apologize for what he thinks is right. Teens want to be independent, but parents also have a hard time letting go. Ain't Your Mama - Jennifer Lopez. In his classic 1972 rock song, he describes getting booed off the stage at Madison Square Garden as well as the lesson that he learned from it: But it's all right now, I learned my lesson well.You see, ya can't please everyone, so ya got to please yourself. ."). I think I got that right). If she wants a family, then she goes out and creates one. This sassy rock song from 2011 pays homage to the rebel lying just below your surface. In honor of July 4th, we thought we’d take a break from our typical bbq-themed content. Watch the video for her explanation of what the song means to her and why she wrote it. In this rock song from 1986, the narrator recalls his days of being a renegade and delights in the fact that even the wildest among us eventually settle down into predictable lives. Not very well known, but it's beautiful and has a similar theme about individuality! She relishes her uniqueness: "No one can be just like me anyway." One of them includes a playlist for introverts. Does it have to be a big act to be more kind? Love songs are cool and all, but it's time we give songs about being single their kudos. Don't give up. 20 Best Songs About Complicated Love and Confusing Relationships 1. Growing up isn't always easy. Time waits for no man, and neither does an independent woman. The song's reference to "ticky tacky" is a criticism of how cheaply such houses are often built. I do know that "I'm Different," "Freaks Like Me," and "Black Sheep" have curse words. The way you behave plays a b... Sarah B. February 18, 2021. In spite of naysayers, she advocates trying to make a difference in the world, even if one's time in the sun is brief. ), I've added your song suggestion to not only this playlist but also the playlist, "Songs About Victory, Celebration, Success, and Winning." Maybe someone else who is reading this can help? FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 24, 2020: FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 22, 2020: MG - Thanks for your kind comment. She has a fickle temper, a foul mouth thanks to her mama, and she doesn't care squat about fitting in: "Everybody's doing it so why the hell should I?" What is it to be kind? - Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet, Andrea Benjamin Manenti via Flickr, CC-BY-SA 2,0, modified by FlourishAnyway. You should see them”, Lyrics: “Oh, and I don't want to die for you / But if dying's asked of me / I'll bear that cross with an honor / ‘Cause freedom don't come free”, Blackbird singing in the dead of night / Take these sunken eyes and learn to see / All your life  / You were only waiting for this moment to be free”, Cause if it wasn't for all of your torture. Genna East from Massachusetts, USA on April 16, 2017: What a great list! Audrey Howitt from California on April 10, 2017: Loved this list! The narrator encourages people to continue doing their thing, as he does: I don't give a dern what other people think.What do ya think about that? Sadly, this is all I can recall. (Who else are you going to be?). Acapella - Karmin. The protagonist in this 2004 pop song knows where he came from and is struggling to determine where he's going. Martie - Poor Ricky Nelson, but on the positive side a great song came out of his experience. Well, lately I've been writing (cross that out), composing hubs about Cha Cha Cha songs in languages I don't speak. I appreciate the compliment. 9 Songs That Capture How Betrayal Hurts More Than Being Cheated On. Have a wonderful day! I drew a blank on this topic, but I love "Geek in the Pink" by Mraz....and Brooks "Against the Grain" is a classic....great list! Being Independent . Perhaps it's your winning personality or a special talent or gift that makes you stand out. "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is an accomplishment." Keep being you! Have a great week. The narrator wants them to shed the complicated image and just get back to being real. Glad you liked this playlist so much. Even if you are a nice person, people may misunderstand you if you send negative vibes. Audrey - Thank you for stopping by and chiming in. From … Question: What is an explanation for the song, "Best Part" by Daniel Caesar and H.E.R. The young person’s guide to conquering (and saving) the world. 5 Songs About What It Feels Like To Love Someone You Can't Have. However, he sounds like doesn't quite believe his own message yet. Read More. I almost chocked when I saw the title of your new hub. I wish more young people would come to prioritize just being themselves without care about others' opinions or reactions. I'm saving this! Many people consider their hair to be a key part of their physical identity. Pointing out that you're the smartest person in the room. This 2009 pop song is a crossover Christian song that features a 20-year-old woman talking to God. These songs speak to … It takes the persepective of someone who has been bullied for being different and who made it through. A wise woman once said, “Who run the world? Instead, we found it appropriate to take the time and come up with a playlist of songs that expound on the vast subject of freedom. And the charismatic Huey Lewis! Is there a name for that? 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