Most Depressing Albums

Throughout history some of the greatest art has been inspired by tragedy, hardship, sorrow and loss. This is a list of such albums. Which "dark" album is your favorite?

The Top TenXW

1The Wall - Pink Floyd
2Back to Black - Amy Winehouse

Some tracks aren't that dark but the whole atmosphere of the album is deeply sad. Anyway, the album is a masterpiece! - Alexandr

3The Downward Spiral - Nine Inch Nails

Trust me. I've gone through a downward spiral for four years! And I some how survived...

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4Violator - Depeche Mode

Deep and original lyrics made it all! - Alexandr

5Holy Wood (In the Shadow of the Valley of Death) - Marilyn Manson
6Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
7Demons & Wizards - Demons & Wizards
8OK Computer - Radiohead

Beautifully melancholy piece of work. - Alexandr

9Dummy - Portishead

Dark... But still one of the greatest albums ever! - Alexandr

10Dirt - Alice In Chains

How is this not in the top 10? - Alpha101

The Newcomers

?In the Aeroplane Over the Sea - Neutral Milk HotelV1 Comment

The Contenders

11Antichrist Superstar - Marilyn Manson
12In Utero - Nirvana

By depressing, do you mean beautiful?

13Mechanical Animals - Marilyn Manson
14Blue - Joni Mitchell

Master-work of the 70's. Joni released many great albums but this one is her main trophy! - Alexandr

15Boys for Pele - Tori Amos
16The Marshall Mathers LP - Eminem
17Low - David Bowie

What can I say? This album is a masterpiece! - Alexandr

18Rubber Soul - The Beatles
1921 - Adele
20Revolutionary Vol.1 - Immortal Technique
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Top Remixes (4)

1. In Utero - Nirvana
2. Dirt - Alice In Chains
3. The Wall - Pink Floyd
1. The Downward Spiral - Nine Inch Nails
2. Holy Wood (In the Shadow of the Valley of Death) - Marilyn Manson
3. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
1. The Wall - Pink Floyd
2. Demons & Wizards - Demons & Wizards
3. Back to Black - Amy Winehouse

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