People Reveal The Depressing Songs They Listen To When They Want To Feel Even Worse
Misery loves company, and sometimes sadness just broods other sadness. This is for you, fellow gluttons for punishment.
Submissions have been edited for clarity, context, and profanity.
It's like middle school all over again.
I Miss You, Blink-182.
For those really, really deep feels...
Fourth of July - Sufjan Stevens.
Well now I'm miserable too, thanks.
"Heaven knows I'm miserable now" by The Smiths. I like that the melody is extremely upbeat, but the lyrics are a total downer that I relate to immensely lol.
My favorite line is "two lovers entwined pass me by, and heaven knows I'm miserable now."
Leave Out All The Rest - Linkin Park.
Ah, the rabbit hole of "I'm lonely, omg, more."
Hallelujah, the Rufus Wainwright version.
IMHO: one of the most hauntingly beautiful pieces of music ever written.
The Lacrimosa from Mozart's Requiem.
Daddy issues FTW.
Cats in the cradle by Harry Chapin.
Hate me so you can finally see what's good for you.
Hate Me- Blue October.
When I couldn't get a girl as a teen... oh, wait.
No Doubt - Don't Speak.
Tears. Every time.
Tears in Heaven is about Eric Clapton asking his 4-year-old son who died falling out a window if he would even recognize him in heaven since he died so young.
A day in the life of a Millennial.
Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day.
Always a winner at karaoke.
Lullaby by Billy Joel. It's so sweet and a little sad sounding, and it's from a dad who loved his kid. My dad left and didn't love me, and now he's dead. So yeah, that song tears me up.
For those long, late-night walks.
Pretty much anything by Portishead.
When you feel like you don't belong there...
Creep by Radiohead.
Adding this one again, because Mozart's untimely death is sad af. And no, Salieri didn't wite the Reqiuem. Mozart died after writing the Lacrymosa.
Not a song per se but Mozart's Requiem.
No, I'm not trying to be an edgy Redditor who thinks he's the hottest shit.
It just depresses me, especially the haunting vocals in the Lacrymosa part. The real sad part is that Mozart died so young, which makes me realize how, dunno, fitting fleeting life really is.
The more you know, the more you cry.
Amazing by Blue October, some of his songs are good for this. If you don't know, the lead singer has bipolar disorder and sings a lot about his life and emotions, it can be beautiful and sometimes heart wrenching.
My Immortal - Evanescence.
When you just want to recuse yourself from existence...
Goo Goo Dolls - Iris :(.
Pretty much anything sung by Stevie Nicks continues the cycle...
Landslide - Fleetwood Mac.
Save this for your absolute last wit.
Untitled - Simple Plan.