People who experience depression know how difficult it can be to face the day in the midst of a depressive episode. Among other symptoms, many experience feelings of loneliness and isolation, fatigue and ruminating thoughts. Whatever the reasons may be, we wanted to know what songs describe depression best, so we asked our mental health community to share with us what songs perfectly describe their depression experiences.
Songs To Help You Cope With Depression
10 Songs About Depression
Songs about depression can be the best place to turn when the black dog comes around. We asked the whole NME team for their top picks of what to listen to when the going gets tough, and this is what we came up with: 50 of the best songs about depression, old and new. The common thread of them all, though, is that they all help put dark thoughts into perspective. These dark lyrics were written while the band were on tour, after they heard about a teen who left a suicide note for his parents. Its lyrics are intermittently angry and melancholy, wanting to cover up all the brightness in the world. This song instantly belonged to everyone except us, and that honestly means the world to me. I think it has the attention and release that all good songs should have. He died from an overdose less than a year after this song was recorded. I cry every time I listen to it.
Cynthia Erivo - Anything Worth Holding On To
Zack Fox and Kenny Beats turned a freestyle into a hit — to their own chagrin. Viral 50 chart for more than a week, amassing 6. I hate this shit. The producer whips up an instrumental on the spot, often following amusingly idiosyncratic requests. Long after Kenny Beats cuts the music, Fox continues to spew gibberish lines that mostly rhyme, each one drawing a cackle from friends in the studio. In fact, the two men did not intend to release the song commercially. But some listeners were amused by the outlandish track, and they took matters into their own hands, ripping the song off YouTube, chopping up the parts they liked and setting them to videos. Me: pic. How much money?
These are the core obsessions that drive our newsroom—defining topics of seismic importance to the global economy. Our emails are made to shine in your inbox, with something fresh every morning, afternoon, and weekend. Pop music, a genre largely known for its easy, upbeat melodies, is becoming increasingly dark. While a surprising number of songs with reaper-friendly lyrics have topped the charts in recent years, lately pop music seems preoccupied with another heavy topic: mental health, and specifically experiences with anxiety and depression. Quartz dug into anxious pop music by looking to the numbers. Lyrics website Genius has a tool that allows you to look at the frequency with which certain words show up in rap lyrics over time. Genius is among the most comprehensive lyrics websites, and is used by Apple Music and Spotify. So it could be that artists are singing more about anxiety and depression because the conditions themselves are increasing amongst gen-Z and millennials.