My playlist of depressing songs to help cope with depression

Papa KyKy By Papa KyKy, 23rd Mar 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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There are times when I am either deeply depressed, or I just need to hold on to my sadness. For those times, I have a list of songs that get me through that period. They are songs that feel like they understand where I am in my depression. I call this playlist of songs “Alternative Motivational”. Below is my list of depressing songs, along with some of the lyrics that will help you understand how they got onto my playlist.

Losing my way by Justin Timberlake

Memorable lines: It is breaking me down, watch the world spin round, while my dreams fall down. Is anybody out there?

In The End by Linkin Park:

Memorable lines: I tried so hard, and got so far
But in the end
It doesn't even matter
I had to fall
To lose it all
But in the end
It doesn't even matter

Numb by Linkin Park

Memorable lines: Every step that I take is another mistake to you.
And I know I may end up failing too
But I know you were just like me with someone disappointed in you

Once by Pearl Jam

Memorable lines: Once upon a time I could control myself
Once upon a time I could lose myself
Once upon a time I could love myself
Once upon a time I could love you

Disappointment by The Cranberries

Memorable lines: But it won't get any harder
And I hope you'll find your way again. And it won't get any higher. But it all boils down to what you did then.

Empty by The Cranberries

Memorable lines: Something has left my life and I don't know where it went to. Somebody caused me strife and its not what I was seeking. All my plans, they fell thru my hands, they fell thru my hands. All my dreams it suddenly seems, it suddenly seems Empty.

Mad World By Michael Andrews & Gary Jules (Originally by Tears for Fears)

Memorable lines: All around me are familiar faces Worn out places, worn out faces
Bright and early for their daily races
Going nowhere, going nowhere
And their tears are filling up their glasses
No expression, no expression
Hide my head I want to drown my sorrow
No tomorrow, no tomorrow

Bullet With Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins

Memorable lines: Despite all my rage I am still just a rat in a cage
Despite all my rage I am still just a rat in a cage
And someone will say what is lost can never be saved
Despite all my rage I am still just a rat in a cage

Zero by Smashing Pumpkins

Emptiness is loneliness
And loneliness is cleanliness
And cleanliness is godliness
And God is empty just like me

Fallen by Sarah Mclachlan

Memorable lines:

I've fallen
I have sunk so low
I messed up
Better I should know
So don't come 'round here and
Tell me I told you so

But we carry on our back the burdens time always reveals
In the lonely light of morning
In the wound that would not heal
It's the bitter taste of losing everything
I've held so dear


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author avatar Lady Aiyanna
23rd Mar 2015 (#)

Well welcome to the world of pessimistic music, many of them like to bring their pessimistic side to make a hit. There was another song, Someone I used to know - It was a mega hit of 2011-2012.

You didn't have to cut me up... etc. I liked the song too its meant for the broken hearted people.

Check where are these artists now, are they still rendering their songs??? Linkin Park, I like them but not all of their music is good, its really dark and I always say from the other side.
The other is Enigma, he was a Satanist, not many know of that. Check Lady Gaga, she had her stint with the dark side too oh and Beyonce giving the wrong message to the world about pageants too.

I like heartbreak songs and songs for me like She's Out of My Life, I'm Walking Away, Please Don't Turn Me One, End of the Road, Unbreak my Heart, Another Sad Love Song are some of the ones I see as depressive. Oh, Its all coming back to Me now, Don't Walk Away and It Must Have been Love are the other songs I listen to when down.

BTW, I am a Recording Artist, my debut song is to be released shortly.

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author avatar Retired
25th Mar 2015 (#)

Yes, I sometimes listen to sad songs too when I'm feeling sad.

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author avatar Md Rezaul Karim
4th Jan 2016 (#)

The list given here are the finest of the bands ever made...

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