I Like Depressing Music

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 695 People

    It'S The Only Thing That Feels Right

    Sad music is the only thing I listen to lately, without realizing it those are the songs that I choose to listen to. I guess I do it to fit my mood, cause happy songs certainly wouldn't fit me right now. Sometimes it makes me feel like I'm not the only one whose world is falling...
    alwaysintheshadows alwaysintheshadows
    18-21, F
    Jun 19, 2013

    Behind The Sadness

    Depressing music...it makes my heart swell and my eyes grow sad, but behind the depression is a hint of a relieved smile because it resonates with me and reminds me that I'm not alone. Someone else feels the way that I do and created the words and sounds to make me feel alive in...
    lostinwunderland lostinwunderland
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 6, 2011

    A Forest (the Cure ---- Live In Japan, 1984)

      Come closer and see See into the trees Find the girl If you can Come closer and see See into the dark Just follow your eyes Just follow your eyes   I hear her voice Calling my name The sound is deep In the dark I hear her voice And start to run...
    ready2shrug ready2shrug
    26-30, M
    Nov 8, 2008

    Im Adopted.

    Im adopted. And always in my mind is that question "Why did my parents give me up?" What is so wrong with me? Maybe they didnt have money, maybe they didnt give me up and I was taken by social services. I dont know why they gave me away, and it frustrates me. How can I know who...
    spookz spookz
    16-17
    Jan 19, 2012

    Emo

    I am an emo to some extent. Not to the point of self harming, but to the dress sense and music taste. I like depressing music because it calms me down. it helps me think. it helps me sort my head out. it helps me go to a place far away from here, to a place where I don't have to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 30, 2008

    It Fits In More With My Tempermant

    Whenever I listen to depressing music, it somehow makes me feel closer to myself and my surroundings. Whenever I listen to "happy" music, it just reminds me of how much of a f*** up I am, which in turn leaves me feeling worse about myself.
    girlanonymous girlanonymous
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 21, 2011

    The weird thing is that I LOVE to listen to

    breakup songs, but I've been through a breakup. I think that because I have no direct attachment to the meaning behind the words, the song doesn't effect me much. Lord knows how many times I listen to Sam Smith and Adele.
    SmileBcYoureBeautiful SmileBcYoureBeautiful
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2015

    Damien Rice

    This man has an incredibly voice that soothes and excites.  However, he completely depresses me with certain songs of his.  Which I love.  They help me release my sadness and tears, but they also make me so desperate for love.  The one song that gets me every...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2008

    Depressing Music

    i love all kinds of music but something about depressing sad music puts me in a good mood. Weird but true, maybe it puts my reasons for being sad in perspective.I don't have near the problems as the singers of the best depressing songs.
    bvb1123 bvb1123
    41-45, M
    Jan 29, 2011

    My favourite depressing music is: •

    skillet- the last night • Coldplay- the scientist • bring me the horizon- don't go • slipknot- snuff • you me at six- crash • mayday parade- terrible things • for all those sleeping-mark my words Yeah, I can't remember them all but this is most of them anyway. Xx
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 16, 2014

    I Like Depressing Music.

    Its not something i do on purpose. Though it seems that way. Current music playing in the background: All I need - Radiohead. Its kind of like i get trapped in this symphony of tragic beautiful music that is so sadistically satisfying.
    LennonLover LennonLover
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 25, 2012

    Touching Your Soul..

    I do think that when a good song is sung with the emotion, passion & feeling that it deserves, you can possibly get to open a heart or an eye or an ear so that others can, for just a moment, use the song as a window to really see, feel & understand something about others in a way...
    boeboeQ boeboeQ
    16-17, F
    Jul 20, 2011

    "...I wish it could happen to me..."

    AFTER HOURS The Velvet Underground + Nico 1-2-3 If you close the door, the night could last forever Keep the sunshine out and say hello to never All the people are dancing and they're havin such fun I wish it could happen to me But if you close the door...
    ready2shrug ready2shrug
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 23, 2008
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 14, 2014

    "I Had a Lover / I Don't Think I'll Risk Another / These Days..."

    THESE DAYS (Jackson Browne - cover by Nico) I've been out walking I don't do too much talking These days, these days. These days I seem to think a lot About the things that I forgot to do And all the times I had the chance to. I've stopped my rambling, I don't do...
    ready2shrug ready2shrug
    26-30, M
    Nov 23, 2008

    Sometimes I Do.  When ...

    Sometimes I do.  When I'm feeling down, the last thing I want to hear is some happy, upbeat song, so I tend to match my music to my mood. 
    Sidira Sidira
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 4, 2008

    It Touches My Soul

    I just love sad music. I don't know why...You can pick out any CD, go through it and find those slow tear jerkers, the ballads, the god awful break up songs.....For some crazy reason, the depressing ones are always my favorite tracks on the whole CD. I can listen to them over and...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom
    26-30, F
    Aug 20, 2010

    depressing music doesn’t exactly make you sad.

    It actually helps to view things much clear. Like someone smart said, music is what a person cannot describe in words. depressing lyrics have emotion that know how to trigger you in that right spot and make you realize the truth. and after you cry, you feel strong once again.
    deathismysoulmate deathismysoulmate
    18-21
    Apr 14, 2014

    surprisingly...i Hate Being...

    surprisingly...i hate being depressed, but i have mostly sad music. i actually made a playlist of songs that make me smile. i have 1752 songs on my itunes. and my SMILE playlist has a grand total of 67 songs. and they're not even all safe. so that's sad...haha
    thedreamisover thedreamisover
    18-21, F
    Jul 4, 2008

    Joy Division makes me

    so depressed and almost suicidal but their songs are so good
    Cassie2808 Cassie2808
    18-21, F
    Aug 29, 2014

    Screamo

    in a study they found that when someone is yelling at you your brain turns off. when someone whispers your brain engages.my theory that the screaming turns off my brain so i can push all of lifes problems aside and just enjoy the blasts of bmth in my head.
    depressednsuicidal depressednsuicidal
    13-15
    Jun 7, 2011

    Swans

    If you want to hear the most beautiful, depressing song ever recorded, listen to "God Damn the Sun" by the Swans.When, When We Were Young We Had No History So Nothing To Lose Meant We Could Choose Choose What We Wanted Then Without Any Fear Or Thought Of Revenge But Then You Grew...
    VogonPoetry VogonPoetry
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 18, 2012

    Its Calming

    When im sad it  nurtures me and when im too excited it calms me  and it just goes through me and i can feel the chills on my neck when i listen to certain songs ...I love to listen to Tool when im depressed or tapping the vein ... I love the butterfly song ... It helps...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    Jan 12, 2008

    Related Experiences

    I love music like Nox Arcana, it soothes me when I need to unplug from daily life.
    moondiva moondiva
    36-40, F
    Apr 20
    Or do I? ;)  I love when people do this. Little ol' 3 chord me indeed. Music is like us, deep down we're all kind of the same, have the same skeletons.I can't WAIT for next...
    S74rxed S74rxed
    36-40, F
    Apr 19
    People who like soundtracks and orchestral music. Dont feel alone..
    Heimdal007 Heimdal007
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 19
    I have a wide or broad span of music in my home. I love all kinds of real music except for rap crap. I love the music from the 40s through the 80s mostly. I have hundreds of CDs...
    southernnudistlifestyle southernnudistlifestyle
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    Remember the Days~Conkarah~   
    LiquidSunshine1 LiquidSunshine1
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music. Billy...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 16
    Ok so I have a very unique taste in music and I don't think anyone will like this song discovery that I have found, but I just wanted to share and I don't have anyone in person who...
    samiisprink samiisprink
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    Now playing: You Were Meant For Me by Sting Ah, old love songs are so nice. I do not have a special someone at the moment, but the idea of having to enjoy this kind of a beautiful...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    Music is basically the only thing that understand me...
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    Apr 16
    only way been dealin wit loss. kids a wreck. I'm a wreck. don't think I got enough music to deal wit losin my love, my life, my wife. been a month an can't stop wishin I gon wit...
    bigmike1974 bigmike1974
    41-45, M
    Apr 16
    I use painfully loud music as a way to keep me sane, same way I use cutting myself.
    Mau5ington Mau5ington
    18-21, M
    Apr 15
    For those that like EDM music, this is a good song from Lionel Richie that l found in my records. Lionel Richie - all around the world ( Bob Sinclar remix ) https://youtu.be...
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    Apr 14
    I hate artists not because of their songs but for the fact that they ruined a good tune and the same tune cannot be used again to make a better song. You totally ruined one...
    infie infie
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    Oh yeah...gotta love the '80s. I missed 'em. Damn. But at least the music is still around. And honestly? The best music happened in the '80s. We had hard rock, metal ... all the...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    1 Response Apr 14
    music which can makes feel happy
    Anjalibhasin Anjalibhasin
    16-17, F
    Apr 14
    Love New Wave one of the coolest music from the 80s
    CoolMan1981 CoolMan1981
    31-35, M
    Apr 14
    ek charraiya ghosle ko chhor udd udd jaaye. .aur ye soche Kaash aisa ho kadam mud jaaye..
    BrokenSB BrokenSB
    22-25, F
    Apr 14
    I'm not an 80s baby, but I wish that music today was like it was back then. Song examples? Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N Roses Photograph - Def Leppard Separate Ways - Journey...
    OmiB OmiB
    16-17, M
    Apr 13
    I love music that makes me want to dance and the beginning of this song makes me feel good. One of my favorite artists. Basia - Promises
    Lee124 Lee124
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Apr 13
    Music provides a perfect getaway. It can help relax, calm, and soothe your mind. Nothing's better than a little music to make a day go by. I usually play certain songs in order to...
    Michelleeli01 Michelleeli01
    22-25, F
    Apr 12
    Without music, life would be a mistake. Friedrich Nietzsche
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 12
    guys I wana make some confession here I don't know how to say but it's true The day I listened to Eminem his songs stuck into my brain as a bee I m so addicted to his music his...
    EMINEMForever EMINEMForever
    18-21, M
    Apr 12
    The only genre of music that has stuck with me since I was a kid. I really only prefer heavy metal that has more emphasis on percussion though. I'm not crazy about too much guitar...
    hamz111 hamz111
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 12
    I think I'm just addicted to music right now... I can't stop playing it and I've been using the crap out my little speaker I just got. lol its getting worrisome...
    SweetDreamsRubi SweetDreamsRubi
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    Most recent purchases: Quelbe! Music of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights Why the Mountains Are Black: Primeval Greek Village Music Schubert Piano...
    HazelMotes HazelMotes
    51-55, M
    Apr 11
    Someone once asked me : why do you love music so much ? l replied, because it's the only thing that stays when everything and everyone is gone.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 11
    My favorite kind of music is country. I realized not much people from nyc love country. Whenever I listen to country everyone give me evil eyes as if they hate country music. My...
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    Where words fail, music speaks. Hans Christian Andersen
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 9
    Nosaj Thing I could listen to his music anytime
    Wisdomjay Wisdomjay
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    I listen to all kinds of music but lately I can't do the country , every new tune is a Lovey-dovey blah ! Seriously what happened to the tail of country foke ! Hard working...
    MrFantasy44 MrFantasy44
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    Cause sing makes me happy, and music sames like my feeling
    keziajdh keziajdh
    13-15, F
    Apr 9
    Music will always be part of my lifeIt's there to comfort meTo make that smile appear on my faceTo make that tear fallEven make that one memory returnSome people will never...
    exoticHallucations exoticHallucations
    16-17, F
    Apr 8
    It's hard not to. I'm split into so many parts. So many thoughts and emotions that feel like they shouldn't be mine. But it's more than that, no one sees the things I do in music...
    justbnatural justbnatural
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 8
    To me music is a way I can express everything I have a hard time doing for myself. If there is something I want to say I can always find a song that has said it better than I ever...
    Ancientphoenix78 Ancientphoenix78
    36-40, F
    Apr 8
    Hi I Love Music And I Play Keyboard Also I Love Church
    PrincessGirl0401 PrincessGirl0401
    13-15, F
    Apr 8
    This is a newer song. I really like the music video and the music itself. The way you view the characters will change towards the end. 
    moose73630 moose73630
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 7
    Some days I need the music and some days I need the lyrics.
    TotalityOfMe TotalityOfMe
    36-40, M
    Apr 7
More Stories