Top Ten Most Depressing Songs

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41 Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day

How can you not vote for this, aside from the perfect guitar melody, it tells a very sad heart-touching story

This song just pulls at my heart. I became a Green Day fan when I first heard it.

The song about Billies father dying, ugh feels

Another good choice is "21 Guns", but I agree with this one.

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42 Words - Skylar Grey

Everything Skylar Grey is sad

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43 Human - Christina Perri

This song is a good song because it gets me through depression and it always reduces me to tears every time I hear it just because of how relatable this song is for me

Reduces me to tears every time I hear it just because of how relatable this song is for me

It shows how nobody can live up to every expectation they are given because we all only human

Same. I'm battling depression and this song helps me.

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44 One Last Goodbye - Anathema V 3 Comments
45 King of Pain - The Police
46 Say Something - A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera

It talks about how he had to give up someone which is always sad

Life seems so depressing when this song plays

Doesn't effect me like it does anyone else.

Most amazing song bless it

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47 Legacy - Eminem V 1 Comment
48 Minute of Decay - Marilyn Manson
49 Hopes Leaves - Opeth

This song just makes me think about how lonely we can be as humans and a rush of memories flash through my head, if I'm in a down mood I often find myself listening to this album and I normally go back and listen to this song again at the end.

50 Love Is Blindness - U2
51 Cold - The Cure
52 Soldier of Fortune - Deep Purple
53 Take Me Somewhere Nice - Mogwai

This is definitely the most desolating song of all time - RandomPerson1234

54 Reptile - Nine Inch Nails
55 These Depths Were Always Meant for Both of Us - A Swarm of the Sun
56 Nutshell - Alice in Chains

You can truly hear the pain and despair in Layne Staley's voice this is about his struggle with his heroin addiction this basic guitar chords in this song can make anybody depressed

You can tell Layne Staley is feeling broken in this song, beautiful but very sad.

Absolutely haunting and beautiful. Heartbreaking.

Definitely should be in the top ten.

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57 Second Love - Pain of Salvation
58 Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles

Depressing? Well, I could understand a bit, the lyrics are about Eleanor Rigby dying in a church... - kaitlynrad11

This song means the world to me I don't know why it just does the lyrics are so crazy.

The song remembers me about that everybody body born alone and will die alone Eleanor Rigby
Isn't she a bit like you and me?

59 Understanding - Evanescence

I can't stop crying every time I listen this song. It reminds me for my passed away Girlfriend. I don't even want to listen this song very often, cause it makes me so depressed.

60 I Am a Rock - Simon and Garfunkel

I really think this song should be higher on the list.

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