Best Dir en Grey Songs

Any song can be added from their first EP Missa to their latest album Dum Spiro Spero. This includes their singles as well.

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1Vinushka

How can this be in 6th position? Really this is the best song ever! It is so melodic, sad but at the same time its awesome! Vinushka should at least be in the 3 tops...

Top tier. Few artists can touch upon the level of complexity as Dir En Grey does with this song. Very few mistakes musically.

It's the song that really defines them... It's the topmost level of progressive metal.

A modern rock masterpiece from Dir en Grey!

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2Different Sense

I love all of Dir en grey songs but Different Sense is heart felt and just completely awesome and on time to end 2011 to begin 2012. I feel the anger in this song related to the tragic event in Japan and relates to any tragic event which has happened in anyone's life. "Different Sense" Dir en grey will always change the era of Music

Because it is a strong song and meaningful for those who have suffered from it some passages of life. This song reflects a real and true everywhere, for everyone who want to live in accordance with his wishes, advance further as well am.

Caged up rage and sorrow unleashed all at once. At first you may think its just aggression, but at 1:14 you feel sorrow and desperation. It is yelling at tragedy, chaos, injustice and pain.

I remember listening to this song without end when I was going through a tough time. The songs cry of "desperate anger" made things a little easier

3Dozing Green

Dozing Green is just an amazing song that shows the band at their best

4Ryoujoku No Ame

Awesome. Such a powerful song, and full of emotion. It is just so great, every time I listen to it, I literary get taken away to another place. It is just so beautiful. Out of these ten songs, this song deserves to be number one. It is breathtaking.

5Obscure

This song has expressed so much emotion and can create an image in your mind, it may be very gruesome and sadistic but I think that it sums up my feelings for society perfectly. Although it is about abortion, I always interpret it differently.

6Lotus

The release of the video, is the release that originally drew me into Dum Spiro Spero album entirely as whole. This, and the fact that Dir en Grey is the Artist and knowing that every new single that they release is the beginning of something bigger and even better for their fans, and avid listeners such as myself

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7Kodou

This song marked their entry into a new type of melodic metal. This song and video is perfect to show that they were leaving something behind and going into a new direction (hence the connection to Saku). Amazing song overall.

This song... If you don't know it, listen to it when you can't cry, when you can't let the anger out.
It will sooth you, console you and calm you.
It's magic.

The amount of emotion put into this song is overwhelming.
I don't know how many times iv listened to it on repeat.

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8The Final

This song is so melodic... And Kyo combine it with "his" Screams... Makes this song more powerful...

9Hageshisa To, Kono Mune No Naka De Karamitsuita Shakunetsu No Yami

This played at the GHOUL tour in Chicago (2013). I sang along. I've cried to this.

In my opinion it is the level of experimental metal... I love it..

10Cage

Cage is an amazing song! It's my favorite off of the GAUZE album and it was one of the songs that made me become a Dir en grey fan. It was also one of the songs that made me gain a love for the bass because I love Toshiya's bass solo in this song. This song has a lot of nostalgia for me as well. I have been listening to Dir en grey for over a decade and this song is just a classic for me.

This song is the core of Dir En Grey sound. Not so heavy, as their later songs, but so emotional...

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?Asunaki Koufuku, Koenaki Asu

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11Dead Tree

One of my favourite song ever together with Ryoujoku no Ame. Stunning lyrics, captivating melody, soft and tragic feeling but also powerful and agonizing.

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12The Pledge

There is just so much emotion in the song, and it has a great melancholy sound to it. Also reminds me of good times in the past with friends. Haha, times which regretably I will never have again! But the nostalgia is still great!

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13Rinkaku

Seriously guys how can you overlook this song. It's one of the songs that gave me the chills every time I hear it.

So overrated. maybe some people find it too soft, but it's a song full of emotion and has amazing lyrics

Truly show the range and versatility of kyo's vocals.

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14Diabolos

This song captivates me, I feel like I am on some epic mission starting off in a dark walk to fight the enemy, then things get heavier as the battle begins.

I know that isn't anything like the lyrics, but the song makes me feel that way. - MeowMix

This is THE song that captures the many forms of Dir En Grey perfectly.

15Conceived Sorrow

This is one of my top 10 favorites songs of DEG.
�'Marvelous lyrics, metrics, opera fusion, passion, sadness. Powerful combination! Must to be listened if you are a DEG fan.

16Merciless Cult

Just the best opening for "Withering to death" that I can imagine. I love his dark atmosphere!

17Undecided
18Bottom of the Death Valley

I think this song is one of their best. The bass line, the chorus, the kyo's voice that reminds me how much kisou where a good album, instead today's stuffs, but nevermind, I'm just a disillusioned

19Yokan

This song is incredible for many reasons. It is a song from the early years, so it might not be the DeG they are now, but it definitely got them here. It was from the early era, which for the long-time fans is really important as well. So it's more than a song really-- it's a moment.

It's pure Visual kei, it is delightful and the drums are AMAZING

20Ain't Afraid to Die

This is the first dir en grey song I heard, I want it played at my funeral, it breaks the language barrier, you can feel every bit of emotion in the song! It is beautiful and progressive

I listened to this a lot around my grandfathers death, wake, funeral, and burial. It got me through a lot; and even without the English lyrics, you can feel his pain.

Simply beautiful, melodic and full of the emotion that only kyo can provide vocally.

I originally said what someone else here said which is that I would love this to be played at my funeral.

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