Inspirational Songs influences us in many ways. The number one way music influences us is in our mood. If we are upset or down about something, and we then listen to one of our favorite, up-beat, more happy songs. fact is, our mood is going to change. If we are already happy, and we then listen to a slow, sappy song, that makes us think of sad things in our life. Fact, Our mood is going to change. Music can influence people.