Really, really good depressing songs?

I'm looking for some really good depressing songs. Preferably songs in any genre but rap/metal/screamo.

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  • 6 years ago
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    I'm not sure if you'll find all of these depressing or not, but nevertheless. They're not in any particular order, and I tried to find ones focusing on different topics, from death to unrequited love to breakups etc. Hopefully some of them fit what you're looking for

    Say Goodnight (acoustic) - BFMV (I honestly personally prefer the original version of the song, but it may be a bit too heavy on the instrumentals for your tastes)

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    Winter Sun - Dishwalla

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    Cut - Plumb

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    Fade To Black - Waiting For Iris

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    My Skin - Natalie Merchant

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    Anthem of the Angels - Breaking Benjamin

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    Black Swan Song - Athlete

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    What Sarah Said - Death Cab for Cutie

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    Wires - Athlete

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    Missing - Evanescence

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    Aftermath - Lifehouse

    Almost Lover - A Fine Frenzy

    Bittersweet - Within Temptation

    Breakable - Fisher

    Breathe No More - Evanescence

    Broken - Seethe (Feat Amy Lee)

    Broken - Lifehouse [Keeping in mind the song was inspired by his friend who was waiting for a kidney transplant]

    Candleburn - Dishwalla

    Carry You Home - James Blunt

    Damaged - Plumb

    Darkening Sky - Peter Bradley Adams

    Dear Agony - Breaking Benjamin

    Enough For Now - The Fray

    Everchanging - Rise Against

    Fallen - Sarah McLaughlin

    Far From Home - Five Finger Death Punch

    Field of Innocence - Evanescence

    For You - Smile Empty Soul

    Forgiven - Within Temptation

    Give Me A Sign - Breaking Benjamin

    Hello - Evanescence

    Hoshi no Suna - Gackt [yes, it's Japanese, but still worth listening to imo]

    It Is What It Is - Lifehouse

    Lithium - Evanescence

    Losing Your Memory - Ryan Star

    The Messenger - The Tea Party

    My Immortal - Evanescence

    October - Evanescence

    Paper Wings - Cauterize

    Paperthin Hymn - Anberlin

    Pieces - Sum 41

    Rest In Pieces - saliva

    Run - Snow Patrol

    Running In The Rain - Hinder

    Sally's Song - Amy Lee

    Skin and Bones - Marianas Trench

    Soft Skeletons - Anberlin

    Something More - Secondhand Serenade

    Sound the Bugle - Bryan Adams

    This I Love - Guns n Roses

    Untitled - Simple Plan

    Watch Me Bleed - Scary Kids Scaring Kids

    What a Good Boy - Barenaked Ladies

    Wild Horses - Susan Boyle

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  • Sarah
    Lv 4
    6 years ago

    Videotape - Radiohead

    Don't Go - Bring Me The Horizon

    The Day I Left The Womb - Escape The Fate

    Grim Goodbye - The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

    If You Knew - Joel Faviere

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  • 6 years ago

    Hurt ~ Johny Cash

    I Hung My Head ~ Johnny Cash

    Desperado ~ The Eagles

    Not Dark Yet ~ Bob Dylan

    Bleed Like Me ~ Garbage

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  • 6 years ago

    Patience-Guns N Roses

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  • 6 years ago

    Down in a hole by alice in chains. it is by no means metal but still the most depressing song I have ever heard to this day

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  • 6 years ago

    My personal favorite is the Wolves by Bon Iver.

    Also, not sure if you'll like it but Misery by Gallows is great.

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  • Jeff J
    Lv 6
    6 years ago

    1:Pink Floyd - Goodbye Cruel World

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    2:Pink Floyd - Goodbye Blue Sky

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    3:Pink Floyd - Nobody Home

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    4:The Beatles - I'm So Tired

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  • 6 years ago

    Breathe me by Sia medicine by daughter fix you by Coldplay

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  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    If It means a lot to you: ADTR

    Breath Me: Sia

    Therapy: All Time Low

    miles away: Memphis May Fire

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  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    Low by Sleeping with Sirens

    Nuff said.

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  • 6 years ago

    something I can never have by nine inch nails is pretty ******* depressing

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