Songs that Represent Youth’s Culture

Winter Rawson

The youthful culture surrounding 2016 shows a mass of teens and adolescents bonding together over music that relates to them.

1.“King of the World” by Young Rising Sons

Young Rising Sons sings about the fantasy of being in charge of your own world. The song paints a picture of overcoming past pain and taking control of your life in a positive light.





  2. “Throne” by Bring Me the Horizon

In the song “Throne” by Bring Me the Horizon, Oli Sykes, the frontman of the band, sings about the strength to come back from a strife stronger than before. Sykes mentions every wound that shaped the person he has become and is helping him, in turn, to be mentally more stable.



3. “Roar” by Katy Perry

Katy Perry captures the youth culture with her inspiring lyrics to stand up for yourself in her song “Roar.” She reminds people to never be afraid to speak your mind, and to keep fighting for your beliefs.




4. “High” by Young Rising Sons

Regardless of its misleading title, “High” by Young Rising Sons encourages youths to keep faith and never give up. They bring up inevitable sacrifices in life and points out that without a low point, it’s impossible to have a high point.






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5. “We’ll Be Okay” by With Confidence

The Australian pop punk band, With Confidence, captures the fighting spirit of youth cultures throughout the world. Remaining hopeful for the future, With Confidence reassures their audience that despite all the lows in life, everything will get better.