25 Inspiring Tattoos All Music Lovers Will Appreciate
“Music is life; that’s why our hearts have beats.” —Cecily Morgan
"Because when people haven't always been there for me, music has."
"My music skyline tattoo represents my dream of living in a big city while having the dream job — playing guitar and singing."
"Music makes my heartbeat. Truth. My favorite tattoo I’ve gotten so far."
"I’ve been playing violin for 16 years and went to college for music. I am now currently in my second year of teaching orchestra."
"This one is an artistic representation of Paramore lyrics ('It's just a spark, but it's enough to keep me going')."
"I am a HUGE lover of '80s music and Duran Duran are my favourite of them all. The music is from ‘Girls on Film’ the first DD song I ever heard. "
"I'm a piano major, and this is a representation of my love for my art, and a reminder that I'm meant to be a musician. "
"My tattoo is of Bob Marley’s 'Three Little Birds.' It helps me during times of stress and anxiety."
"From my favorite Mumford and Sons song, 'Awake My Soul.'"
"I was named after the song 'Julia' by John Lennon, the song he wrote for his mom of the same name."
"Led Zeppelin has been and will forever be my favorite band."
"Music is one of the only consistently real, beautiful things. It's the only thing that makes sense and singing is pretty much the only reason I have any sanity."
"I got this as a tribute to my favorite composer: Tchaikovsky. The music staff begins with the famous oboe solo from Swan Lake."
"I've got a doctorate in flute and piccolo performance…and yes, I have a flute fingering chart tattooed on my left arm!"
"Having bipolar disorder throughout high school, music and singing was the only thing that kept me sane and kept me breathing those nights when I didn't want to anymore."
"... for me it’s about the inner peace and hope I found, and new beginnings after enduring some life challenges."
"My mother, who has always struggled with her health, would often turn to this song for strength."
"My music note with wings. Or as my mum puts it, a flying sperm. Thanks, mum."
"This is my tattoo inspired by the fun. song 'Carry On.'"
"A dear friend wrote a song called 'Promise Me Music,' begging that no matter where we end up in life, just promise us there will be music there."
"'Insist on the impossible' is a line from a Frank Turner song. It’s next to an AIDS ribbon — insisting on a cure."
"Whenever I even think about playing my trombone I can’t help but smile; music means everything to me and my love for it is indescribable."
"Being a massive Carrie Underwood fan, and having got through a lot of my depression with her help, I settled on this."
"This tattoo symbolizes that music is my anchor and it's what keeps me grounded."
"My tattoo is a sound wave of my dad’s actual voice singing the words 'I love you.'"
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