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Alexandra asked in HealthMental Health · 8 years ago

Songs about depression?

I want to choreograph a piece with a very strong and emotional meaning. So decided I wanted to do a dance about depression, self harm or eating disorders/body image. If you know any good songs like that, let me know! Thanks.

7 Answers

  • 8 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    My two favorite are by Diary of Dreams, even the way the piano is played and the guitar is so sad, the songs are Oblivion and Flood of Tears

    If that doesn't do it for you then maybe one of these:

    A Lesson Never Learned - Asking Alexandria

    Adam's Song - blink-182

    After All - Dar Williams

    Any Man In America - Blue October

    Baby The Angels Are Here - Wishbone Ash

    Beautiful World - Carolina Liar

    Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest

    Breakdown - Suede

    Choice Mountain - Everything Everything

    Cleaning My Gun - Chris Cornell

    Close My Eyes Forever - Lita Ford and Ozzy Osbourne

    Come Around - Counting Crows

    Crazy City - Barclay James Harvest

    Creep - Radiohead

    Crescent Noon - Carpenters

    Cruel Guards - The Panics

    Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car - U2

    Deliver Us from Evil - Bullet for My Valentine

    Doctor, Doctor - Barclay James Harvest

    Don't Cry Daddy - Elvis Presley

    Down The Drain - Marcy Playground

    Electro-Shock Blues - Eels

    Every Night - Paul McCartney

    Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.

    Faithless - Black Country Communion

    Fell On Black Days - Soundgarden

    Found - The Love Kills Theory

    Four Walls - Staind

    From The Morning - Nick Drake

    Gloomy Sunday - Billie Holiday

    Good Times - Marcy Playground

    Half Mile Hill - David Nail

    Headfirst For Halos - My Chemical Romance

    Healer - Rumer

    Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now - The Smiths

    Here Comes The Grump - Adam Ant

    Here Comes The Rain Again - Eurythmics

    I Don't Feel Very Receptive Today - Underoath

    I Don't Know - Ozzy Osbourne

    I Go To Extremes - Billy Joel

    I Wish It Would Rain - The Temptations

    I'll Find Me - Steve Azar

    Iceland - Mary Chapin Carpenter

    If It Makes You Happy - Sheryl Crow

    Industrial Disease - Dire Straits

    Irvine - Kelly Clarkson

    King Of Pain - The Police

    Last Hope - Paramore

    Laura Laurent - Bright Eyes

    Lithium - Nirvana

    Lithium - Evanescence

    Lost - Gorilla Zoe

    Mad World - Tears for Fears

    Manic Depression - Jimi Hendrix

    Medication - Silverstein

    Mercy Street - Peter Gabriel

    Misery - Gallows

    Mr Sunshine - Barclay James Harvest

    Mr. Saboteur - The Yardbirds

    My Alibi - Blindside

    Narcolepsy - Third Eye Blind

    Never Enough - Papa Roach

    Never Thought - Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers

    No Rain - Blind Melon

    Not Alone - McFly

    Only Happy When It Rains - Garbage

    Outside - Staind

    Pain Pain, Never Again - Glasvegas

    Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones

    Pavement Cracks - Annie Lennox

    People Are Strange - The Doors

    Poor Boy - Nick Drake

    Poor Poor Pitiful Me - Linda Ronstadt

    Praying For Time - George Michael

    R.I.T - The Devil Wears Prada

    Rain - Breaking Benjamin

    Rain - Trivium

    Rainbow In The Dark - Dio

    Reflections Of My Life - Marmalade

    S.A.D. Light - Glasvegas

    Save Me - Ryan Adams

    Save Me - Gotye

    Save Me From Myself - Vertical Horizon

    Save Your Goodbye - Mike Posner

    Save Your Scissors - City and Colour

    Screaming Infidelities - Dashboard Confessional

    Sick, Sick, Sick - Bayside

    Sink Into The Underground - CKY

    Slippin' Into Darkness - War

    Solid Air - John Martyn

    Something Is Squeezing My Skull - Morrissey

    Sorrow - Flyleaf

    Sorrow - The National

    Strawberry Gashes - Jack Off Jill

    Stuck Between Stations - The Hold Steady

    Sugar and Spice - Willow Smith

    Suicide Is Painless - Johnny Mandel

    Sway - The Rolling Stones

    Talkin' S--t About a Pretty Sunset - Modest Mouse

    Teenage Suicide - Unwritten Law

    Temple From Within - Killswitch Engage

    The Good That Won't Come Out - Rilo Kiley

    The Infection - Disturbed

    The Shape I'm In - The Band

    Theme - Public Image Ltd.

    Today - Smashing Pumpkins

    Tomorrow Is Today - Billy Joel

    Twilight - Vanessa Carlton

    Under A Cloud - Bangles

    Unhappy is the Only Happy That You'll Ever Be - Matthew Pryor

    Until The End Of Days - Times of Grace

    Valium Skies - The Verve

    Weeping Willow - The Verve

    What I Really Meant To Say - Cyndi Thomson

    White Room - Cream

    Wonderful - Gary Go

    You Found Me - The Fray


  • 8 years ago

    Life Must Go On by Alter Bridge

  • 8 years ago

    Mad World by Gary Jules

    I feel pretty/ Unpretty by Glee cast

    No surprises by Radiohead

    Falling down by Muse

    Catch me by Demi Lovato

    Colorblind by Counting Crows

    Ruled by secrecy by Muse

    I'm in here by Sia

    Breathe me by Sia

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    8 years ago

    Therapy-All Time Low

  • 8 years ago

    jr high emo without a face

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