Most Emotionally Intense Songs About a Murder

The Top Ten

1 Klavier - Rammstein

I translated the song into English so you understand the lyrics. Best is if you read while listening to the song. At the end there is my opinion and analysis of the song. I had to paraphrase and simplify some of the more poetic phrases and sentence structures of the song for the English translation. Rammstein obviously studied classic German literature well, considering the quality of their lyrics.

They say to me: “unlock this door! ”
The curiosity turns to a scream, what might be behind
Behind this door stands a piano
The keys are dusted, the strings are untuned
Behind this door, she’s sitting at the piano
But she doesn’t play anymore, it’s been oh so long

There at the piano
I used to listen to her
And as her playing began
I held my breath

She said to me: “I will always be with you”
But only seemingly she played for me alone
I poured her blood into the fire of my rage
I locked the door; they asked ...more - Martin_Canine

2 Mutter - Rammstein
3 Strange Fruit - Nina Simone
4 Where the Wild Roses Grow - Nick Cave & Kylie Minogue
5 Stan - Eminem
6 Dance with the Devil - Immortal Technique
7 Kim - Eminem
8 The Kindness of Strangers - Nick Cave
9 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
10 Famous Blue Raincoat - Leonard Cohen

The Contenders

11 Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People
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