18 Best Songs About Accusations

Songs About Accusations
Written by Corey Morgan

Top Songs About Accusations

Have you ever been accused of something you have absolutely no idea about? Human nature is filled with a number of attributes which could be good or bad.

You can never really tell who a person is unless you see them speak or act and when they do, you might be surprised. Accusation isn’t a coincidence; it’s planned and intentional in such a way that out of trust, you may have overlooked the possibility of such happening whereas you’re in a hole that’s been dug by someone you trust.

Friendships, relationships and marriages are all founded on trust and this can easily be soiled when something happens and you’re accused of it. Especially when you probably didn’t see it coming and have any evidence to prove your innocence. People accuse others out of personal gain, greed, despair and envy.

So, if you’ve ever been accused wrongly and you feel terrible about that and want songs that could relate to your emotions and help you numb the pain, I’ve got you covered. I’ve compiled some amazing songs about accusations for you and I hope you feel better and that the truth prevails eventually. Enjoy!

1. “An Innocent Man” by Billy Joel

Billy Joel - An Innocent Man (Audio)

Billy Joel’s “An Innocent Man” is almost certainly going to be the first song that comes to anyone’s mind when they are asked to mention songs about Accusations.

Very much along the lines of those timeless classics, “An Innocent Man” is a direct yet beautiful song that discusses the confidence and compassion that are necessary for a loving relationship, especially with someone who has been abused or accused in a past relationship.

In the song, Billy seems to offer consolation to a person who is suffering from a broken heart, someone who has been hurt by betrayal and rejection, and is reluctant to trust, open up, and devote herself to another person again for fear of being hurt again.

Billy offers his heart to her and implores her to forgive him, saying that he is ” an innocent man” and that he is not responsible for this pain. He relieves the fears of the audience by reassuring them that he is willing to risk all for love.

2. “Embracing Accusations” by Shane and Shane

Embracing Accusation - Shane & Shane

Lyrically, “Embracing Accusation” by Shane and Shane is one of the best songs about accusations.

The message of this song is that none of us can achieve salvation on our own. Even though Jesus had paid the price for our sins, the devil never stops trying to deceive us that we are still unworthy by pointing the finger of blame at us for our sins.

We’ve already been forgiven, but the devil wants us to be miserable and to wander away from our father, so he’s attempting to use the fact that we are all unfaithful on a consistent basis as an excuse to rebel against the One who gave us life.

This is in spite of the fact that we have already been forgiven. Only through our God is it possible for us to be saved. Like the last line of the song, Jesus saves! He rescued each one of us from the actual tragic ending we deserved.

Satan is aware of our frailties and the tendency that we have to sin because of those flaws. That’s why he tries time and again to accuse us

3. “I Should Have Cheated” by Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Cole - I Should Have Cheated (BET Version) (Official Music Video)

Daron Jones and Quinnes Parker, are credited with writing the song “I Should Have Cheated.”

The lyrics of the song tell the story of a young woman who has a boyfriend whom she believes is unfaithful. However, her boyfriend also accuses her of being unfaithful, and because she was not cheating, she believes that she ought to have cheated on him.

4. “Accuse” by Alaska

This song was produced by Alaska, one of South Africa’s most epic Kwaito groups from the early 1990s. The band’s artistic message after racial segregation called for celebration and mobilisation, which is reflected in the lyrics of this song as well.

In this song, they sing about the home invasions, robberies, and other crimes that are still a part of everyday life in Ndofaya. In most cases, when these lawbreakers are apprehended, rather than accepting responsibility for their actions, they point the finger at one another.

The major lesson is that a life of crime will never be to your advantage; all it will do is land you behind bars with no prospects and leave you unable to realise the full extent of your potential while on earth.

5. I Stand Accused by Isaac Hayes

I Stand Accused by Isaac Hayes from The Isaac Hayes Movement

The narrator describes a woman with whom he is much in love. He hopes it’s not unlawful because he is in love with a woman who will never love him back.

He is tormented by his feelings for her even though he is aware that she is unaware of them. He claims that he thinks about her in his nightmares and even gives her a kiss. He keeps her inside his mind.

When you listen to the music, you will get the impression that someone is showing a woman unrequited love but she is unable to reciprocate.

6. The song “Blame It On The Stones” by Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson~Blame It On The Stones

Actually, the Stones wrote this song in response to all the criticism they were receiving regarding Altamont and the alleged end of the dreamy 1960s. In actuality, the majority of older folks were unaware of the Stones. They all attributed the decline of American youth to the long-haired Beatles.

I know my Grandpa did.

7. I Stand Accused, Elvis Costello & The Attractions

i stand accused Elvis Costello and the Attractions

The girl the narrator is in love with is with another person, as is made clear throughout the song, thus they cannot be together in the future. Unless, of course, she left him and he is convincing himself that he still loved her despite this.

8. Unbreakable


Fireflight- Unbreakable [Lyrics]

I believe the song is a memorial to everyone who has disparaged her, accused her in error, or otherwise treated her horribly. This is merely a statement that whatever they do to her will be able to destroy her. Because God is by her side, she cannot be broken.

This song and its lyrics have a special place in my heart since I can connect to it so much right now. This song is amazing! This music encourages me to push my boundaries and venture into the uncharted.

9. Before You Accuse Me (Take A Look At Yourself)

Paul McCartney

Eric Clapton - Before You Accuse Me (Take A Look At Yourself)

I adore this song so much. Just the first line makes a valid point. The proverb “People in glass houses shouldn’t fling stones” applies here. I adore the guitar in this song; it never fails to get my toes tapping.

10. The song “I Stand Accused” by Public Enemy

Public Enemy - I Stand Accused (Official Music Video)

This is one of the songs about accusations I find interesting.

The most important and contentious rap group of the late 1980s and, for many, the best rap group of all time, Public Enemy completely changed the rules of hip-hop.

The street-oriented beats of Run-D.M.C. and the early gangsta rhymes of Boogie Down Productions served as the foundation for Public Enemy’s hardcore rap style, which was both musically and politically innovative.

Lead rapper Chuck D spoke about a variety of social issues, notably those affecting the black community, while frequently endorsing revolutionary methods and social activism in his strong, commanding baritone.

In the process, he steered hip-hop toward an overtly self-aware, pro-black mentality that would later come to characterize the genre for the following ten years.

11. “Be Careful Of Stones That You Throw,” by Porter Wagoner

Porter Wagoner - Be Careful Of Stones That You Throw

Williams was releasing songs under the moniker Luke the Drifter, and one of those songs was the warning “Be Careful of Stones that You Throw.” The song tells the story of a young woman who sacrifices herself to save a child from a passing car—the same child whose mother had previously shunned her.

12. Love In The First Degree


Alabama - Love in the First Degree (Official Audio)

It centers on a man who jumps around in relationships with no actual intention of sticking with them. Then he meets this woman, and he immediately falls in love with her, changing him forever. It’s true love he’s committed.

13. Common ~ “Testify”

Common - Testify (Official Music Video)

“She seemed to have taken it the hardest as she is trembling.

She raised her face in laughter, a spinner.

The prosecutor just comprehended what had occurred at that point.

All of her testimony, speaking, and sobbing”

The video is fantastic and greatly enhances the song.

The police were informed by an anonymous caller—who turned out to be her—that her husband had committed two killings. They quickly blamed him when they discovered the pistol and cocaine in their home.

At the conclusion, I thought, “Oh sh*t! she set him up!”

I don’t care for a lot of wrap, but I do enjoy common.

Although I think the sample kind of overpowers the common in this song, it is still a wonderful song.

14. Always Run To You

Bon Jovi

This song is basically about a tough guy who understands that his lady is his top priority. a lasting relationship. Some of their dodgiest lyrics, in my opinion, are on the Farenheit album.

15. The Accusation


Ayreon - The Accusation

This masterpiece also reflects on songs about accusations.

The locals think Ayreon isn’t a prophet and is just making things up to benefit himself. They claim he is a devil’s spawn, but Ayreon works to dispel their suspicions.

But it’s no use; the people chase Ayreon away with torches, leaving him to wander the forest in search of a place to remain. The only thing keeping him going is the knowledge that there is still something he needs to do but is unsure of what it is.

16. Fleetwood Mac, Believe me

Fleetwood Mac - Believe Me (The Midnight Special 1973)

This song choice is also among the selected songs about accusations.

It comes as absolutely no surprise that Fleetwood Mac is one of all-best-selling time’s musical acts. Many of their songs are catchy as hell, and the themes they address are universal to anyone who has ever been in love.

They have covered everything from somber breakup songs to upbeat jams about falling in love hard. While there are innumerable Fleetwood Mac lyrics about love, sex, and heartbreak that are worth learning by heart, certain of them will always make you feel understood.

17. Gary Moore’s cover of “Over the Hills and Far Away” (feat. Tony Kakko)


Nightwish-Gary Moore "Over the Hills and far Away"

I believe it has to do with adultery.

“because of his best friend’s wife.

His final night of freedom was spent”

All that matters is love.

“He was aware of the high expense.

However, he remains silent.

Exactly where he was on that crucial night

It must remain a secret.”

Fearing for the safety of the woman he was seeing and, clearly, the friendship he had already jeopardized. Right now, this is all I can think about, and Nightwish are truly fantastic.

18. Long, dark veils

The song’s narrator assumes the perspective of a man who has been wrongly accused of murder. He will be put to death. He does not, however, offer an explanation for his lack of guilt. Why? Considering that, as the song sings, he was in the wife of his best buddy.