Top 10 Happy Sounding Songs That Are Actually DepressingWe may love jamming out to these happy upbeat songs, but little do we know that they have actually dark stories behind them.
The Top Ten
Wait how is this depressing and how does I took a pill in Ibiza not sound depressing
Daddy works a long day.
Yeah he's coming home late
Yeah he's coming home late and he's bringing me a surprise
Cause diner is in the kitchen and it's packed in ice,
I've waited for a long time,
Yeah the sleight of my hand is now a quick-pull trigger
I reason with my cigarette
Then say, "Your hair's on fire, you must've lost your wits, yeah? " - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak
This songs is about a shooting in School. - CasinLetsGoBowling
AALL THE OTHER KIDS WITH THE PUMPED UP KICKS BETTER RUN BETTER RUN, OUTRUN MY GUN
Love this song and its meaning
He's encouraging you to commit suicide not lose weight by jumping rope to be honest - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak
This is about Crystal Meth addiction. It's sounds happy/peppy than later he sounds like he's panicking. - Soulstealer
Depressing as hell
This is like the happiest sounding song EVER! It NEEDS to get up there!
IT'S NOT DEPRESSING!
According to song facts.com;The song is actually about a married couple, who no longer loves each other. And is in the middle of a divorce. “Shake it like a Polorid picture”, is referring to the divorce papers. “Why o why oh why o we in such denial? Because you know we ain’t happy here.” Is a direct reference to well, the couple falling out of love with each other but not ready to admit to each other yet. - MJfan119
This song has a very upbeat sound and sounds like something to party to, but if you actually listen to the lyrics it's about a woman losing her love after he was killed, and her being depressed about it for the rest of her life. - XerNosam
It's about an Iranian king banning Western culture during the Iranian revolution.
"The king told the boogiemen." See?
It sounds very joyous, but the lyrics are actually very depressing.
So lively, and yet so sad. - PositronWildhawk
The song is about the bands regrets of going to fame and being far and missing their family
In This icon. An American soldier, tells about the about the experience, and the affect it had on him,during the Vietnam war. - MJfan119
The most depressing song of all time. - Alpha101
Doesn't sound happy at all - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak
I always got so caught up in the catchy chorus that I totally overlooked the fact that this was song was actually about prostitution and all the bad things associated with the lifestyle.
It's pretty happy except for the fact that he's singing about his parents' divorce.
Its about a father whose son had earned a scholarship with a U.S. team before being killed when a truck travelling in the wrong lane crashed into his car