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Apr 28, 2006 00:34 # 42672

baffled * posts about...

Depressing Songs

I would like to collect some very depressing songs. I'm not looking for any break up songs. I'd be grateful if you list any tracks that you consider depressing. The more depressing it is the better.

Here's a few I love:

Kings of Leon - Milk
Aphex Twins - Avril 14th
Aphex Twins - Stone in Focus
Mozart - Moonlight Sonata no 14
Cypress Hill - Stoned Raiders
Radio Head - Street Spirit
Orbital - Halcyon On & On
Thomas Newman - Any Other Name
Moby - In This World

This post was edited by baffled on Apr 28, 2006.

Apr 28, 2006 01:39 # 42675

Helpiminanutshell ** replies...

Here's a few

"Asleep" by the Smiths
"Disconnect" by She Wants Revenge (no words)
"Brothers on a Hotel Bed" by Death Cab for Cutie

and I can't remember anymore right now.

and in that moment i swear we were infinite

Jun 01, 2006 02:27 # 42889

brokensoul16 * replies...

Re: Depressing Songs

An awesomely depressing song is "My Immortal" sung by evanescence.

Jun 01, 2006 05:24 # 42891

Bunk *** throws in his two cents...

Re: Depressing Songs

An awesomely depressing song is "My Immortal" sung by evanescence.

It's very sad. This song is about the death of Amy Lee's sister at age 3, when Amy was 6. So is another song from Fallen, "Hello".

The cover of Devo's "Beautiful World" by Rage Against the Machine. It's very cold, very cynical, and very lonely.

"History is more or less bunk." - Henry Ford

Jun 05, 2006 23:41 # 42946

destroy_mtv * replies...

Re: Depressing Songs

Evil- Interpol
Something in the Way- Nirvana
1979- Smashing Pumpkins

Jun 06, 2006 05:03 # 42947

yoshi314 * replies...

Re: Depressing Songs

The entire "fragile" album from nine inch nails is quite depressing. (I mean the lyrics, i like the music :] )

"Life is a queue. You come in, hang around for a bit, get some service, then depart."

Jun 07, 2006 00:49 # 42954

Aynjell *** replies...

Re: Depressing Songs

AFI - Don't Change. I beleive it only was released on a sampler disk, though.

I should be ashamed of myself.

Jun 07, 2006 02:33 # 42955

ginsterbusch *** throws in his two cents...

Re: Depressing Songs

Anything by Velvet Acid Christ.
Some stuff - esp. the album 'Prometheus - The Discipline of Fire & Demise' - by Emperor. Ewigheim - Heimwege (CD 1). Bethlehem - Schatten aus der Alexander Welt. Lik.

Ulver - Speak, dead Speaker! (der Alte [Remix by Martin Horntveth]).

Anything by Dreadful Shadows.

Just my zero-two cents.

cu, w0lf.

beards are cool. every villain has one!

Jun 14, 2006 22:22 # 43052

ginsterbusch *** replies...

Re: Depressing Songs

The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony (one of my top 10 favorite songs, anyway ;))

cu, w0lf.

beards are cool. every villain has one!

Jun 07, 2006 03:31 # 42957

MelMel *** replies...

Re: Depressing Songs

I've been listening to Never is a Promise a lot lately and bawling like ... something that bawls a lot. the song says so much for me personally.

Look at me! I'm a prostitute robot from the future!

Jun 13, 2006 09:48 # 43018

simon18 *** replies...

Re: Depressing Songs

Y'know when i first came to netalive over two years ago, the first post i made was referring to evanescence, my immortal, i think.

It is the ultimate depressing song for me. Though if you really want to hit the spot, you might need to be more specific. Give me a better idea of what sort of theme your on to and i might be able to help more.

Jun 01, 2007 11:33 # 44625

kaizley *** replies...

Re: Depressing Songs

Wild horses - the rolling stones
concrete angel - martina mcbride

and too afraid, you're too afraid to fall for anything. and too afraid, much too afraid to sing.

Aug 07, 2007 12:58 # 44841

Magicdead *** replies...

Re: Depressing Songs

?% | 1

Mad World - Gary Jules.

Gotta be one of the sadest songs i know, especially when listening to the lyrics.

And I find it kind of funny
I find it kind of sad
The dreams in which I'm dying
Are the best I've ever had
I find it hard to tell you
I find it hard to take
When people run in circles
It's a very, very
Mad World

well yeah, sometimes speaks right from my soul (apart from me not being suicidal ;) )

"The wise have always said the same things, and fools have always done the opposite"-Schopenhauer

Sep 24, 2007 16:30 # 44956

Magnifico *** replies...

Re: Depressing Songs

64% | 2

Chris Smither's "No Love Today" pretty much takes the cake for me right now. The Arcade Fire's "My Body is a Cage" is another really good one, and a couple other songs from that same album ("Bad Vibrations/Black Wave" and "Intervention" come to mind) will definitely make it on my top twenty most depressing songs list. If you're looking for post-apocalyptic black hole of despair type depressing, the first half or so of Godspeed! You Black Emperor's "Dead Flag Blues" is certainly there. It features the actor who played The Seargent in The Big Red One doing this very weird monologue that reminds me of Chief Broom from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest. Only creepier but slightly more sane. Also, there's a fistful of Jeff Buckley and Radiohead songs that come to mind, but that's really more of a buffet than a specific dish, so you could just go wild with their respective discologies.

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