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The whole record is a downer but this particular track somehow resonates with me. 30. Match outcomes that keep us tuned in until the very end. Its a sad song that sounds like a suicide note and the story behind it makes it darker. I can’t hear it without breaking down), and Down (Jason Walker). Impossibly, the Man in Black makes this NIN song even bleaker. A sweet ode to Waterparks singer/guitarist Awsten Knight’s girlfriend, about how lucky they are to be together (‘let’s be lucky people you and me’). and i echo the verve's the drugs don't work. Anyone out there like me, or am I alone as usual? Roads Untraveled by Linkin Park I think the list has moved away from alt-rock, so can I throw Fleetwood Mac's Landslide into the mix? A holiday tradition: I helpfully deconstruct “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” [VIDEO]. Awolnation, Sail Dear Agony by Breaking Benjamin Sad lyrics. We’ve rounded up the best sad modern pop songs for when you’re feeling down, but still want a little sunshine. But as we know, it’s not a tale with a happy ending, and Ben bravely plays the full narrative out here, in the most matter-of-fact way possible. From the album A Lesson In Romantics, Miserable At Best really was a song for the hopelessly head over heels. A song that i believe that is really dark is ‘The Light Behind Your Eyes’ by My Chemical Romance. tbh welcome to my life by simple plan though i don’t know if that counts as alternative rock? ​‘Oh I can see now, that all of these clouds are following me in my desperate endeavour, to find my whoever, whoever she may be…’, (Cue one tear slowly rolling down Alex’s cheek as he stares through the window of a Boeing 747. Jordan’s words are heartbreaking and horribly relatable, making it a song that’s helped many a New Found Glory fan process the death of a loved one. I tried my best screaming in this track to bring the emotions out and bring a different sound. Lonely, sad and slightly whiney. Wake Me Up When September Ends by Green Day Think what you want about their unapologetic and sometimes shocking form of entertainment, these guys come by it all honestly. Another piano ballad break-up story, which practically guarantees tears. 7. to me, the most depressing song in the world is disintegration, by the cure ('it's easier for me to get closer to heaven than ever feel whole again'). We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. Bonnie "Prince" Billy's "Raining in Darling". A number of rock songs evoke memories about breakups. and–oh! The Reason – Hoobastank Alternative Rock. Holly Brook & Jonah Matranga) by Fort Minor Counting Crows' "Long December". Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. So much so, that they’d send them letters, pouring their hearts out about how they were struggling with depression, and feeling suicidal. Queen , Bohemian Rhapsody Keep in mind that a lot are from the same artist, I don’t really have that wide of musical interest. ), In this incredibly brave and honest track, The Wonder Years’ Dan ​‘Soupy’ Campbell tells the story of his friend Mike Pelone, who passed away from a drug overdose, through lines like: ​‘Buy fistfuls of pills to make sure you don’t hurt no more.’. I think that the Cowboy Junkies and 'Cause Cheap is How I Feel has to rank high (low?) Cancer by My Chemical Romance, i would say the ghost of you, the ligjht behind your eyes, demolition lovers by my chemical romance are all pretty depressing. Pyramid song & fake plastic trees – radiohead. Guns N Roses , November Rain And we’ll look at whether radio can still find love with a hopeless lyric in the tempo-loving PPM era. Elvis Costello's "Veronica" always gets me down. I dunno, if we're going with a depressing Pearl Jam song I'd throw up Indifference as opposed to Black or Alive. The Tears for Fears original was dreary enough, but slowing it down into something nearly suicidal was sheer genius. ‘Love Hurts’ Nazareth. Tonight Alive specialised in sad songs on 2013 ’s The Other Side – an album with more heartbreak than a cardiologist’s waiting room. Close. i knew i would see my chemical romance somewhere here. / If this is what he wants, and this is what she wants, then why is there so much pain?’. The Backstage Project Podcast You definitely forgot “what Sarah said” it’s about someone’s wife dying. When A Day To Remember aren’t bringing musical breakdowns, they’re inducing emotional ones with songs like this from third album Homesick. Working on this dark sad alternative rock / Emo song and wanted some advice on it. Imagine this Christmas sound-and-light display next door to you. Before adding: ​‘I’ll be seeing you when all my days boil down / For now we’ll say goodbye, we now it’s not the last time / I’ve lost the best part of my day, but it’s better where you’re going anyway.’. but i don't find them depressing, so perhaps that's why. I would like some sad alternative rock songs. When I’m Gone ; Here Without You ; Your Arms Feel Like Home by 3 Doors Down – great songs to listen to when there’s something up with your love life or you miss a special someone. No one to cry to, no place to call home, No rain – Blind Melon and Something to Believe in – Poison, Not really alternative but Fade To Black by Metallica Death Cab For Cutie – … Your mind is playing tricks on you. We challenge you not to feel moved by it. A whole part of my brain had to be cordoned off, My idea of depressing is Turn to the White Stripes, Good List: 10 Memorable Musical Performances from Letterman, Kurt Cobain Lives! Go on then…, ‘I can live without you, but without you I’ll be miserable at best…’. Some of you might not find that they’re sad or depressing, but I mostly chose them because they speak to me on a deep level, and some of the songs (especially the Slipknot ones .___.) Having suffered with his own mental health, Joel Madden, wrote Hold On for them. This got me thinking:  What are the most depressing alt-rock songs of all time? Anyway, the regretful thing about it is that Awsten and his girlfriend split before the album – 2018’s Entertainment – even came out, which somehow makes the song 10 times sadder. I never liked country music until I heard those songs. level 2. They say you never forget your first love, and that’s what makes this American Idiot stand-out track such a heartbreaker. Simply put, a playlist of happy pop-punk tunes just isn’t gonna cut it at the moment, but that doesn’t mean we should ignore the genre completely. 17 of the saddest songs ever Sometimes, a sad song can help us absorb and understand the tragedies in life. 1, 4, and 5 always make me want to run into oncoming traffic because I depress myself even further by listening to these songs when I’m depressed. Limp Bizkit , Behind Blue Eyes Simple Plan weren’t taken particularly seriously back in the day (something they didn’t help with their ridiculous album titles), but they sure knew how to sum up the feelings of a struggling teenager in song. There were so many songs, from so many incredible (and some not so incredible) bands. And I can't believe nobody's mentioned "Everybody Hurts" yet. wonderwall. Terrible Things - Mayday Parade 2. Watch Queue Queue While there are hundreds of extraordinary songs from this decade, here’s our list of the 50 you should never forget. with Mark Silver focuses on the stories behind the biggest and best entertainment products, events, and companies. ‘You don’t know what it’s like,’ he continued in the chorus, ​‘to be hurt, to feel lost, to be left out in the dark, to be kicked when you’re down, to feel like you’ve been pushed around, to be on the edge of breaking down when no-one’s there to save you… No you don’t know what it’s like, welcome to my life.’. Tegan and Sara , Divided Lonely Day by System of a Down 4. Specifically, what songs from the alt-rock canon can (1) kill any good buzz; and (2) provide the perfect soundtrack to your sad, depressed state? Courtesy DGC. We have to stay inside and wait out these unprecedented circumstances, missing out on all that glorious sunshine with our mates. 1. The format below is: Song – Artist/Band. Real gems but real downers, and neither were singles (I think). There are some soft rock songs for easy listening by artists like Dido, Coldplay, The Jets, Pink Floyd, etc. Beth Orton's "Galaxy of Emptiness". Doubts Even Here – New Order Released in 1999, it's altogether creepy and very much a downer. The Take Off Your Pants And Jacket track was primarily written by former blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge about the effect his parents’ divorce had on him. I sourced the crowd and here’s what came back. ​‘I swear I’ll never be happy again… and don’t you dare say we can just be friends, I’m not some boy you can sway, we knew it’d happen eventually.’. On Pray For The Wicked’s closing number Dying In LA Brendon Urie sings about the perils of trying to make it in La La Land; a place where you’ll get spat out and fucked over. In the words of our submitter: Burn the incense, slip out the razor and get ready to cry your favorite shade of mascara–here are the real odes to frustration, depression, and subliminal agony. Just don’t even watch it. What you feel right now is not love, it’s an obsession for the one that fucked you over. ‘Nothing could save him from the ambulance that day, he went away, the heart attack was sharp, didn’t feel no pain,’ he sings of the day his father died. Hollywood Undead , My Black Dahlia , Pain , So Wrong, It’s Right track Remembering Sunday was written on a plane ride home after All Time Low frontman Alex Gaskarth visited a girl, and things didn’t go quite the way he planned. In Thursday’s ROR, we’ll revisit some of radio’s biggest downers. by Brian Galindo, Alex Naidus, Ryan Creed 1. Everyone can relate to the pain of breakup, the passing away of a loved one or depression.So dim the lights, grab a box of tissues, prepare a tub of ice cream and weep your heart out. 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