Top Ten Most Depressing Songs

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101 The Eternal - Joy Division

My pressing the play button is a... stab... through my own heart. The sky darkens. I feel alone. I'm transported onto a bald mountaintop of dark stone. The clouds engulf my vision. Whatever. I'm possessed by the depressingness of this song. And I don't understand why there isn't at least 15 Joy Division songs in this countdown. - PinkflASHES

This is my favourite song of all time, along with Milk by Kings Of Leon and Disintegrstion by the Cure. This song is so haunting and beautiful.

102 How to Save a Life - The Fray

It's about suicide it makes me cry and think about of things I've lost in my life

Beautiful song. Definitely makes you think and can hit you right in the heart

103 The Hills - The Weeknd

Sad story if You listen it's about drugs

The song itself isn't so sad but the music video is just depressing. I mean he looks sad as hell in the video.

At the start of the video, the car he drove is upside down which means he crashed it. But though it's dark and decent it's not really The Weeknd's best. 3.5/5 - AlphaQ

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104 Redemption Song - Bob Marley
105 Because of You - Kelly Clarkson

Love it. I sing to it every time I am sad.

Love this song

I really don't like this song. Mm-mm. No, I don't.

Love

106 Street Spirit - Radiohead

I'm surprised this is so low on this list. This is honestly one of the most depressing songs I have ever heard.

There is just no hope in this song, but yet still perfect!

The dark tunnel without the light at the end

Most depressing song I've ever heard...
We are going to extinct, and it may happen in different ways, all caused by ourselves (i. E pollution, a robot rebellion) - dieghe98

107 Rock Bottom - Eminem

This is probably the song that deserves to be on top of the list

This should be #1 followed and razorblade by blue october should be #2 not sam smith

108 Give Me Love - Ed Sheeran

Give Me Love is one of those somgs that you can listen to without saying a word. Its so beautiful and its beauty kind of masks the sadness behind it.

This is the one song that I listen to on repet when I'm depressed. I don't know why but it tends to calm me down because it makes me feel someone else understands how I feel.

The only depressing thing about end sheeran if how bad he is. - gemcloben

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109 Let Her Go - Passenger

Playing this song every day... Love it...

So sad about heart break

I don't think so.

One of the best songs I've ever heard
At the right times it can make you cry

110 Black Hole Sun - Soundgarden

Amazing. Makes you sit there and just think. About, everything.

111 Fake Plastic Trees - Radiohead

This one deserves the spot better than "Creep", agh I guess its because is most well know than this one.

112 No Surprises - Radiohead

The meaning of giving up. Is this song. Just listen to it when you're completely beaten by life and perhaps 8/10 will appear on the newspaper the next day...its that depressing, I love/hate this song actually because of that. I identify with it which is good but the lyrics and melody just trap me every time. And I just stare at the nothingness of my life. Jeez this song is really a thing.

A song that whispers of just giving up silently to a quiet, tired end. It's so gently depressing.

Possibly my favorite song of all time, but man is it depressing! - mtndewlord

The song and the music video both make me cry.

113 Drugs Don't Work - The Verve

The singer is singing about his wife being destroyed slowly by anti depressants and you can hear his distain and the country twang that hits home. -

This should be higher up, the lyrics can speak to anyone.

114 Untitled - Simple Plan

Honestly if you just need to cry, listen to this. It'll work. I promise.

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115 Black - Pearl Jam

Some of Eddie Vedder's best lyrics, so sad and a powerful delivery about a man who lost everything in his life.

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116 Hate Me - Blue October

This song is filled with nothing but pure, utter self-hatred. It is the one of the only songs in the world that can literally bring tears to my eyes. The absolute sadness and remorse that poors out of the lyrics from this song are enough to make anyone feel down. This song deserves to be at least in the top 10

The fact that this song is not in the top 5 is beyond me. This is one of if not the saddest song I have ever heard. Beautiful song.

So much despair here...

"You made me compliment myself when it was way too hard to take.
So I’ll drive so far away that I never cross your mind
And do whatever it takes in your heart to leave me behind."

Probably the most selfless lyrics I've ever heard. Great song

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117 Daddy - Korn

This truly deserves to be number 1. It's about how Jonathan Davis was molested as a kid and how no one believed him. Truly sad.

This is probably the darkest song ever written.

118 Lazarus - David Bowie
119 The Unforgiven II - Metallica

Isn't the point of the whole song depressing?

120 Everytime - Britney Spears
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