115 Songs About Depression (Pop, Rap & More)

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115 Songs About Depression (Pop, Rap & More)

I. Christian Songs About Depression

1. No One Ever Cared for Me Like Jesus by Steffany Gretzinger

Artist: Steffany Gretzinger
Album: Forever Amen
Year: 2020

The song is a ballad about the speaker’s love for Jesus. They express how no one has ever cared for them like Jesus has, and how He is the only one who truly understands them. The speaker reflects on how Jesus has always been there for them, even when they were at their lowest points. They express their gratitude for His love and care, and declare that they will always love Him in return.

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2. By Your Side by Tenth Avenue North

Artist: Tenth Avenue North
Album: Over and Underneath
Year: 2008

The song is about God being with us always, no matter what we are going through. He is always there for us, even when we don’t realize it.

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3. What Love Is This by Kari Jobe

Artist: Kari Jobe
Album: Where I Find You
Year: 2012

The song is about the love of God and how it is unending and perfect. It is a song of worship and praise to God for His love.

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4. You Are More by Tenth Avenue North

Artist: Tenth Avenue North
Album: The Light Meets the Dark
Year: 2010

The song is about how we are all broken people and we all have our own stories of pain and hurt, but despite all of that, we are still loved and valued by God. He sees us for who we are and loves us anyway. The song is a reminder that we are not alone in our brokenness and that God is always there for us, no matter what.

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5. Worn by Tenth Avenue North

Artist: Tenth Avenue North
Album: The Struggle
Year: 2012

The song is about a person who is struggling with their faith and feeling like they are not good enough. The song is about how God is still there for them and loves them even when they are feeling lost.

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6. Even If by MercyMe

Artist: MercyMe
Album: Lifer
Year: 2017

The song is about continuing to have hope even when things are tough. It talks about how God is always there for us, and how He will never leave us. It is a song of encouragement and hope.

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7. Can You Hold Me by NF

Artist: NF
Album: Mansion
Year: 2015

NF’s song “Can You Hold Me” is a vulnerable and honest track about wanting somebody to be there for him during his lowest moments. He opens up about his insecurities and fears, and how he sometimes feels like he’s not good enough. Despite all of that, he still believes that there’s somebody out there who can see past all of his flaws and love him for who he is.

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8. It is Well by Bethel Music

Artist: Bethel Music
Album: You Make Me Brave: Live at the Civic
Year: 2014

The song is about finding peace in the midst of trials and tribulations. No matter what happens in life, God is always with us and everything will be alright in the end. The chorus repeats the phrase “it is well” as a reminder to always have faith.

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9. You Raise Me Up by Josh Groban

Artist: Josh Groban
Album: Closer
Year: 2003

“You Raise Me Up” is a song originally composed by Irish-Norwegian duo Secret Garden. The music was written by Secret Garden’s Rolf Løvland and the lyrics by Brendan Graham. After the song was performed early in 2002 by the Secret Garden and their invited lead singer, Brian Kennedy, the song only became a minor hit. In 2003, the song was recorded by the Irish singer Josh Groban, whose version became a global hit. Groban’s recording was produced by David Foster and Humberto Gatica and released on his album Closer. His single achieved considerable adult contemporary and easy listening radio airplay and peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in February 2004. In the United Kingdom, Groban’s version of “You Raise Me Up” peaked at number one in January 2005, becoming his first number-one single there.

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II. Latest Songs About Depression

1. I Feel Like Dying by Lil Wayne

Artist: Lil Wayne
Album:
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The song is about how the narrator feels like they are going to die, possibly because of a drug overdose. The song is dark and ominous, with a feeling of despair and hopelessness.

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2. Sad Songs by Depressing Songs

Artist: Depressing Songs
Album:
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The song is about a person who is struggling with depression and their thoughts on suicide. They express how they feel through music, and how it helps them cope with their sadness.

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3. Every Night by Paul McCartney

Artist: Paul McCartney
Album:
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The song is about a man who is in love with a woman who is in love with someone else. The man is trying to convince the woman to forget about the other man and be with him instead.

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4. No Time To Die by Billie Eilish

Artist: Billie Eilish
Album: Promo Only: Modern Rock Radio, April 2020
Year: 2020

The song is about a relationship that is coming to an end. The singer is trying to hold on to the memories of the good times, but she knows that it is time to let go.

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5. Lose You to Love Me by Selena Gomez

Artist: Selena Gomez
Album: Rare
Year: 2020

The song is about a break-up and how the person who is being left behind is better off without the person who is leaving.

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6. Sad by Depressing Songs

Artist: Depressing Songs
Album:
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The song ‘Sad by Depressing Songs’ is a song about being sad and feeling down. The song talks about how songs can make you feel better when you’re feeling down, and how they can help you get through tough times.

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7. Modern Loneliness by Lauv

Artist: Lauv
Album: ~how i’m feeling~ (The Extras)
Year: 2019

The song is about the struggles of modern life and how difficult it is to connect with people. The singer is feeling lonely and isolated, and he wonders if anyone else feels the same way.

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8. Save Myself by Ed Sheeran

Artist: Ed Sheeran
Album: ÷
Year: 2017

The song is about a person who is in a relationship that is not working out and they are trying to save themselves.

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9. Depressing Music by Depressing Songs

Artist: Depressing Songs
Album: Depressing Songs For Being Sad
Year: 2022

The song is about the singer being depressed and listening to depressing music to make themselves feel better. The song is sad and slow, and talks about how the singer is struggling to get through each day.

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10. Unwell by Matchbox Twenty

Artist: Matchbox Twenty
Album: More Than You Think You Are
Year: 2002

The song is about a person who is feeling down and out, and they feel like they are the only one who feels this way. They feel like they are not well, and they don’t know how to fix it.

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11. You Don’t Know by Katelyn Tarver

Artist: Katelyn Tarver
Album: Tired Eyes
Year: 2017

The song is about a girl who is in love with a guy who doesn’t love her back. She is trying to tell him how she feels, but he doesn’t seem to understand.

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12. Lonely by Justin Bieber, Benny Blanco

Artist: Justin Bieber, Benny Blanco
Album: Justice
Year: 2021

The song is about a person who is feeling lonely and wants someone to talk to.

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13. hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have – but I have it by Lana Del Rey

Artist: Lana Del Rey
Album: Norman Fucking Rockwell!
Year: 2019

The song is about a woman who is in a relationship with a man who is not good for her. She knows that he is not good for her, but she can’t help but hope that he will change.

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14. Sober by Demi Lovato

Artist: Demi Lovato
Album: Fresh Hits Jesień 2018
Year: 2018

The song is about Lovato being sober after struggling with addiction. She talks about how her life has changed since she’s been sober and how much better it is.

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15. Danko/Manuel by Jason Isbell, Mike Cooley, Patterson Hood

Artist: Jason Isbell, Mike Cooley, Patterson Hood
Album: Live at the Shoals Theatre
Year: 2020

The song is about the death of Danko Jones and Manuel Ellis. Jones was a rock musician who died in 1999, and Ellis was a police officer who died in 2020. The song is a tribute to both of them, and it highlights the different ways they lived their lives.

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16. 1-800-273-8255 by Logic, Juanes

Artist: Logic, Juanes
Album: 1-800-273-8255
Year: 2017

The song is about a hotline for suicide prevention, and how someone who is considering suicide can reach out for help. The song talks about how suicide is not the answer, and how there is always someone who can help.

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17. This Depression by Bruce Springsteen

Artist: Bruce Springsteen
Album: Wrecking Ball
Year: 2012

The song is about a man who is struggling to make ends meet and is struggling with depression. He is trying to hold on to his job and his family, but he is slowly losing hope.

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18. Let You Down by NF

Artist: NF
Album: Perception
Year: 2017

NF is a rapper who is known for his Christian lyrics. In this song, he talks about how he has let people down in his life, including himself. He talks about how he wants to be a better person, but sometimes he just can’t seem to help it.

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19. Heavy by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album:
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“Heavy” is a song by American rock band Linkin Park. It was released as the second single from their seventh studio album, One More Light. The song features guest vocals from American singer Kiiara. “Heavy” peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the band’s sixth top-ten single in the United States.

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20. champagne problems by Taylor Swift

Artist: Taylor Swift
Album: evermore
Year: 2020

The song is about a young woman who is struggling to find her place in the world. She is in a relationship with a man who is older and more successful than she is, and she feels like she is always trying to keep up with him. She is worried that she is not good enough for him, and that he will eventually leave her.

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III. R&B Songs About Depression

1. Tie My Hands by Lil Wayne

Artist: Lil Wayne
Album: Tha Carter III
Year: 2008

The song is about a relationship gone bad, and the speaker’s regret over not being able to save it. He blames himself for not being able to tie his hands together to keep the relationship together.

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2. Not Gon’ Cry by Mary J. Blige

Artist: Mary J. Blige
Album: Waiting to Exhale
Year: 1995

The song is about a woman who is trying to move on from a failed relationship. She is trying to be strong, but she can’t help but cry when she thinks about her ex.

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3. Try Again by Aaliyah

Artist: Aaliyah
Album: Romeo Must Die
Year: 2000

The song is about never giving up on yourself or your dreams, no matter how many times you fail. It’s about having the strength to pick yourself up and try again, because eventually you will succeed.

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4. So Many Tears by Tupac Shakur

Artist: Tupac Shakur
Album: Me Against the World
Year: 1995

The song is about the struggles that Tupac faced in his life. He talks about how he has been through so much pain and suffering, and how he has shed so many tears. He also talks about how he is not giving up, and how he is going to keep fighting.

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5. Ex-Factor by Lauryn Hill

Artist: Lauryn Hill
Album: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Year: 1998

The song is about a failed relationship and the singer’s regrets.

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6. I Feel Like Dying by Lil Wayne

Artist: Lil Wayne
Album:
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The song is about how the narrator feels like they are going to die, possibly because of a drug overdose. The song is dark and ominous, with a feeling of despair and hopelessness.

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7. u by Kendrick Lamar

Artist: Kendrick Lamar
Album: To Pimp a Butterfly
Year: 2015

“u” is a song by Kendrick Lamar about self-love and acceptance. The song is a message to listeners that it is okay to be different and to love themselves for who they are. Kendrick Lamar encourages people to be proud of their uniqueness and to not let anyone else bring them down.

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8. Long Time II by Chance the Rapper

Artist: Chance the Rapper
Album: 10 Day
Year: 2012

The song is a sequel to “Long Time” from Chance the Rapper’s mixtape 10 Day. It is about Chance’s struggles with fame and success, and how it has changed his relationships with friends and family.

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9. Superwoman by Alicia Keys

Artist: Alicia Keys
Album: As I Am
Year: 2007

The song is about a woman who is strong and independent. She is a superwoman who can do anything she sets her mind to.

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10. We Need a Resolution by Aaliyah

Artist: Aaliyah
Album: Aaliyah
Year: 2001

“We Need a Resolution” is a song by American singer Aaliyah. It was written by Static Major, Timbaland and Aaliyah for her self-titled third and final studio album (2001). The song was released as the album’s lead single on January 12, 2002. It peaked at number 72 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 12 on the UK Singles Chart.

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11. You Don’t Know My Name by Alicia Keys

Artist: Alicia Keys
Album: 20 R&B GEMS
Year: 2003

The song is about a woman who is in love with a man who doesn’t know her name. She is trying to tell him how she feels, but she is afraid that he will reject her.

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12. All I Could Do Was Cry by Etta James

Artist: Etta James
Album: At Last!
Year: 1960

The song is about a woman who is heartbroken over a man who has left her. She can do nothing but cry over him.

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13. No More Pain by Babyface, Toni Braxton

Artist: Babyface, Toni Braxton
Album: Love, Marriage & Divorce
Year: 2014

The song is about a relationship that has ended and the pain that comes with it. The singer is trying to move on and find someone new, but the memories of the past keep coming back.

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14. Suicidal Thoughts by The Notorious B.I.G.

Artist: The Notorious B.I.G.
Album: Ready to Die
Year: 1994

The song is about the struggles of life and the thoughts of suicide that come with them. Biggie talks about how he has contemplated suicide before, but ultimately decided against it because he knows that his death would only hurt the people he loves. He also talks about how he tries to keep his head up despite the difficulties he faces, and how he knows that things will eventually get better.

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15. Self Care by Mac Miller

Artist: Mac Miller
Album: Swimming
Year: 2018

The song is about taking care of oneself and not relying on others to do so. It talks about how one should love themselves first and foremost and not let anyone bring them down.

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16. Nightmares by Clipse, Pharrell Williams, Bilal

Artist: Clipse, Pharrell Williams, Bilal
Album: Hell Hath No Fury
Year: 2006

The song is about a person’s dark thoughts and fears, and how they can consume someone’s life. The lyrics describe how someone can be haunted by their own mind, and how they can feel like they’re going crazy. The song also talks about how drugs can help to numb the pain, and how addiction can take over someone’s life.

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17. I Fall Apart by Post Malone

Artist: Post Malone
Album: Stoney
Year: 2016

I Fall Apart is a song by American rapper Post Malone. It was released on December 9, 2016, as the third single from his debut studio album, Stoney. The song peaked at number 31 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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18. SAD! by XXXTENTACION

Artist: XXXTENTACION
Album: ?
Year: 2018

The song is about the singer’s struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts. He talks about how he feels like he’s a burden to everyone and how he wishes he could just die. The chorus is him crying out for help, saying that he’s “sad and low.”

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IV. Rap Songs About Depression

1. Calling My Phone by Lil Tjay

Artist: Lil Tjay
Album: Destined 2 Win
Year: 2021

The song is about a guy who is trying to get in touch with his ex-girlfriend, but she is ignoring his calls. He is trying to tell her that he misses her and wants to get back together.

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2. Broken Love by MO3

Artist: MO3
Album: Shottaz 4Eva (Deluxe)
Year:

The song is about a broken love affair. The singer is heartbroken and regrets ever getting involved with the person he was involved with. He talks about how he was blind to the signs that their relationship was doomed and how he now regrets ever getting involved.

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3. Suicidal Thoughts by The Notorious B.I.G.

Artist: The Notorious B.I.G.
Album: Ready to Die
Year: 1994

The song is about the struggles of life and the thoughts of suicide that come with them. Biggie talks about how he has contemplated suicide before, but ultimately decided against it because he knows that his death would only hurt the people he loves. He also talks about how he tries to keep his head up despite the difficulties he faces, and how he knows that things will eventually get better.

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4. Death Enclaimed by YoungBoy Never Broke Again

Artist: YoungBoy Never Broke Again
Album: Death Enclaimed
Year: 2020

Death Enclaimed by YoungBoy Never Broke Again is a song about the rapper’s struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts. He opens up about how he has contemplated taking his own life on several occasions, but has never been able to go through with it. He also talks about how he has lost friends and loved ones to violence, and how this has only made him feel more alone. Despite all of the darkness in his life, the rapper says that he still has hope and is determined to make it through.

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5. u by Kendrick Lamar

Artist: Kendrick Lamar
Album: To Pimp a Butterfly
Year: 2015

“u” is a song by Kendrick Lamar about self-love and acceptance. The song is a message to listeners that it is okay to be different and to love themselves for who they are. Kendrick Lamar encourages people to be proud of their uniqueness and to not let anyone else bring them down.

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6. The Way I Am by Eminem

Artist: Eminem
Album: The Marshall Mathers LP
Year: 2000

The song is about how Eminem is, he’s not going to change for anyone. He’s been through a lot in his life and he’s not going to pretend to be something he’s not. He’s proud of who he is and where he came from.

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7. I Feel Like Dying by Lil Wayne

Artist: Lil Wayne
Album:
Year:

The song is about how the narrator feels like they are going to die, possibly because of a drug overdose. The song is dark and ominous, with a feeling of despair and hopelessness.

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8. Crazy by Gnarls Barkley

Artist: Gnarls Barkley
Album: St. Elsewhere
Year: 2006

“Crazy” is a song by Gnarls Barkley, a musical collaboration between Danger Mouse and CeeLo Green. The song is the lead single from their 2006 debut album St. Elsewhere. It peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the charts in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and other countries.

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9. SAD! by XXXTENTACION

Artist: XXXTENTACION
Album: ?
Year: 2018

The song is about the singer’s struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts. He talks about how he feels like he’s a burden to everyone and how he wishes he could just die. The chorus is him crying out for help, saying that he’s “sad and low.”

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10. 1-800-273-8255 by Logic, Juanes

Artist: Logic, Juanes
Album: 1-800-273-8255
Year: 2017

The song is about a hotline for suicide prevention, and how someone who is considering suicide can reach out for help. The song talks about how suicide is not the answer, and how there is always someone who can help.

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11. Slippin’ by DMX

Artist: DMX
Album: Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood
Year: 1998

The song is about the struggles of life and how easy it is to fall into a life of crime. DMX talks about how he was able to overcome his struggles and become successful.

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12. Keep Livin’ by Jean Grae

Artist: Jean Grae
Album: The Bootleg of the Bootleg (Deluxe Version)
Year: 2003

The song is about continuing to live despite the hardships faced in life. The lyrics encourage listeners to keep going despite the challenges they face.

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13. Suicidal by YNW Melly

Artist: YNW Melly
Album: Melly vs. Melvin
Year: 2019

The song is about the struggles of life and how hard it can be. The song talks about how sometimes life can be so hard that suicide seems like the only way out.

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V. Pop Songs About Depression

1. Fell on Black Days by Soundgarden

Artist: Soundgarden
Album: Superunknown
Year: 1994

The song is about a person who is going through a tough time and feels like they are stuck in a rut. They feel like they are falling into a black hole and can’t see a way out. The song is about depression and feeling like you are losing hope.

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2. Heavy by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album:
Year:

“Heavy” is a song by American rock band Linkin Park. It was released as the second single from their seventh studio album, One More Light. The song features guest vocals from American singer Kiiara. “Heavy” peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the band’s sixth top-ten single in the United States.

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3. Be OK by Ingrid Michaelson

Artist: Ingrid Michaelson
Album: Be OK
Year: 2008

The song is about a relationship that ended and how the person is trying to cope with it. They talk about how they miss the other person and how they are trying to be OK without them.

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4. Screen by twenty one pilots

Artist: twenty one pilots
Album: Vessel
Year: 2013

The song is about the dangers of living your life through a screen and not experiencing the world around you. The singer talks about how we are constantly looking at our phones and not paying attention to the people and things around us.

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5. In the End by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album: Hybrid Theory
Year: 2000

The song is about a person who is reflecting on their life and all of the choices they have made. They are wondering if they made the right choices and if they could have done things differently. In the end, they realize that it doesn’t matter because they are happy with the life they have.

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6. Zero by Imagine Dragons

Artist: Imagine Dragons
Album: Origins
Year: 2018

The song is about struggling with addiction and mental health. The lyrics talk about how the person is struggling to keep their head above water and how they feel like they are drowning. The song talks about how the person is trying to find a way to cope with their struggles and how they are trying to find a way to keep going.

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7. Last Hope by Paramore

Artist: Paramore
Album: Paramore
Year: 2013

The song is about a relationship that is falling apart and the person is trying to hold on to the last hope that they have.

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8. Runaway Train by — Soul Asylum

Artist: — Soul Asylum
Album:
Year:

The song is about a runaway train and the people who are on it. The train is going too fast and the people are scared. They are trying to get off the train, but they can’t. The song is about how the train is going to crash.

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9. Kill Em with Kindness by Selena Gomez

Artist: Selena Gomez
Album: Revival
Year: 2015

The song is about not letting haters get to you and instead killing them with kindness.

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10. 1-800-273-8255 by Logic

Artist: Logic
Album: Everybody
Year: 2017

The song is about suicide prevention and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The song talks about how somebody who is struggling can reach out for help, and how there is always somebody who will listen.

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11. Fade to Black by Metallica

Artist: Metallica
Album: Ride the Lightning
Year: 1984

The song is about a person who is contemplating suicide. The person is tired of life and feels that there is nothing left to live for. The song is about the person’s struggles and how they feel about life.

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12. 1-800-273-8255 by Logic

Artist: Logic
Album: Everybody
Year: 2017

The song is about suicide prevention and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The song talks about how somebody who is struggling can reach out for help, and how there is always somebody who will listen.

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13. Better Place by Rachel Platten

Artist: Rachel Platten
Album: Wildfire
Year: 2016

The song is about how even though there are tough times, there is always a better place ahead. The lyrics talk about how the sun will always rise and how there is always hope. The song is upbeat and positive, and is a good song to listen to when you need a pick-me-up.

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14. Unwell by Matchbox Twenty

Artist: Matchbox Twenty
Album: More Than You Think You Are
Year: 2002

The song is about a person who is feeling down and out, and they feel like they are the only one who feels this way. They feel like they are not well, and they don’t know how to fix it.

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15. Boys by Charli XCX

Artist: Charli XCX
Album: Promising Young Woman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Year: 2020

The song is about a group of girls who are better than the boys and don’t need them.

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16. Million Reasons by Lady Gaga

Artist: Lady Gaga
Album: Joanne
Year: 2016

The song is about a failed relationship and the singer’s regrets. She sings about how she wishes she had a million reasons to stay in the relationship, but she only has one to leave.

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17. Lithium by Evanescence

Artist: Evanescence
Album: The Open Door
Year: 2006

The song is about a person who is struggling with their mental health, and how they rely on medication to help them get through each day. The lyrics talk about how the person feels numb and empty without the medication, and how they need it to get through each day.

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18. Day ‘N’ Nite by Kid Cudi

Artist: Kid Cudi
Album: A Kid Named Cudi
Year: 2008

The song is about a person who is addicted to drugs and is struggling to get through each day and night. The lyrics describe the person’s struggles and how they feel about their addiction.

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19. The Middle by Maren Morris, Grey, Zedd

Artist: Maren Morris, Grey, Zedd
Album: 538 Hitzone 85
Year:

The Middle is a song about a relationship that is in a bit of a rut. The singer is trying to figure out what to do to make things better. She is looking for some guidance from her partner. However, he is not really sure what to do either. They are both stuck in the middle of their relationship.

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20. Breathe Me by Sia

Artist: Sia
Album: Colour the Small One
Year: 2004

The song is about the singer struggling to cope with life and feeling like she can’t go on. She is asking for help and begging for someone to breathe life into her.

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VI. Rock Songs About Depression

1. People = Shit by Slipknot

Artist: Slipknot
Album: Iowa
Year: 2001

The song is about how people are shit and how they treat each other. It is a very aggressive song and is meant to be a statement against how people treat each other.

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2. Breaking the Habit by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album: Meteora
Year: 2003

The song is about a person who is addicted to drugs and is trying to break the habit. The person is struggling with the addiction and is trying to find a way to break free.

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3. A Better Son/Daughter by Rilo Kiley

Artist: Rilo Kiley
Album: The Execution of All Things
Year: 2002

The song is about a person who is reflecting on their life and how they could have been a better son or daughter. They are regrets about the choices they have made and how they have hurt the people who love them.

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4. How to Save a Life by The Fray

Artist: The Fray
Album: How to Save a Life
Year: 2005

The song is about a person who is struggling with life and is thinking about suicide. The person is talking to someone who is trying to help them, but they don’t know how. The song is about how to save someone’s life who is struggling.

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5. Let It Go by James Bay

Artist: James Bay
Album: Chaos and the Calm
Year: 2014

The song is about a relationship that has ended and the person is trying to move on. They are trying to let go of the past and the hurt that they feel.

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6. Lying from You by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album: Meteora
Year: 2003

The song is about a relationship that is falling apart because one person is constantly lying to the other. The song is told from the perspective of the person who is being lied to, and it is clear that they are fed up with the lies. The song is angry and aggressive, and it reflects the feeling of betrayal that comes with being lied to by someone you love.

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7. Hurt by Johnny Cash

Artist: Johnny Cash
Album: American IV: The Man Comes Around
Year: 2002

The song is about a person who is struggling with addiction and pain. They express their regret for the hurt they have caused to others, and how they wish they could change.

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8. Fell on Black Days by Soundgarden

Artist: Soundgarden
Album: Superunknown
Year: 1994

The song is about a person who is going through a tough time and feels like they are stuck in a rut. They feel like they are falling into a black hole and can’t see a way out. The song is about depression and feeling like you are losing hope.

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9. Paint It, Black by The Rolling Stones

Artist: The Rolling Stones
Album: Aftermath
Year: 1966

The song is about a man who is struggling to deal with the loss of his lover. He is consumed by grief and he wants the world to be painted black so that he can forget about the pain.

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10. Papercut by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album: Hybrid Theory
Year: 2000

The song is about feeling like you’re being watched and followed. It’s a feeling of paranoia and anxiety. The lyrics talk about how the world is a big place and it’s easy to get lost in it. The song is about feeling like you’re being watched and followed. It’s a feeling of paranoia and anxiety. The lyrics talk about how the world is a big place and it’s easy to get lost in it.

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11. Somewhere I Belong by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album: Meteora
Year: 2003

The song is about feeling like you don’t belong anywhere and feeling lost in the world. The lyrics talk about how the world is a confusing and dark place, and how the person feels like they are just existing, not really living. They talk about how they want to find a place where they belong, and how they are searching for it.

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12. What I’ve Done by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album: Minutes To Midnight
Year: 2007

The song is about the regrets of the past and how the person wants to move on from them.

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13. One Step Closer by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album: Hybrid Theory
Year: 2000

The song is about feeling lost and alone, and wanting to find a way to connect with someone. The lyrics talk about feeling like you’re “one step closer to the edge” and feeling like you’re about to break. The song is about finding someone who can understand what you’re going through and help you through it.

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14. In the End by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album: Hybrid Theory
Year: 2000

The song is about a person who is reflecting on their life and all of the choices they have made. They are wondering if they made the right choices and if they could have done things differently. In the end, they realize that it doesn’t matter because they are happy with the life they have.

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15. Adam’s Song by Blink-182

Artist: Blink-182
Album: Enema of the State
Year: 1999

The song is about a young man named Adam who commits suicide. The song is told from the perspective of his friends and family who are left behind. The song is about the pain and confusion that comes with losing someone to suicide.

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16. Mad World by Tears for Fears

Artist: Tears for Fears
Album: The Hurting
Year: 1983

“Mad World” is a song by the British band Tears for Fears. It was written by Roland Orzabal and released as the second single from their debut album The Hurting (1983). The song has been covered by several artists, most notably by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules for the soundtrack of the film Donnie Darko (2001).

The song is about the pain and suffering of the world, and how it can be difficult to cope with. The lyrics are full of despair and hopelessness, but there is also a sense of resilience and determination. The song has a catchy melody and a memorable chorus, which makes it one of the band’s most popular songs.

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17. Everybody Hurts by R.E.M.

Artist: R.E.M.
Album: Automatic for the People
Year: 1992

“Everybody Hurts” is a song by American rock band R.E.M., released on February 14, 1993 as the lead single from the group’s eighth studio album, Automatic for the People (1992). It was written by band members Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, and Mike Mills, and produced by Scott Litt and the band. The song peaked at number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and number 24 on the UK Singles Chart.

The song is a ballad about the hardships of everyday life, with lead singer Michael Stipe singing about the pain and suffering that everybody goes through at some point in their life. The song has been described as a “comfort song”, with its message of hope and understanding helping to bring people together in times of hardship.

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18. Faint by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album: Meteora
Year: 2003

The song is about a person who is struggling to keep going. They are fighting an internal battle and are trying to hold on, but they are slowly losing hope. The lyrics express the feeling of being trapped in a dark place and wanting to escape. The song is about the feeling of being overwhelmed and struggling to keep going.

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19. Wish You Were Gay by Billie Eilish

Artist: Billie Eilish
Album: When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Year: 2019

“Wish You Were Gay” is a song by American singer Billie Eilish. The song was released on March 29, 2019, as the third single from her debut studio album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019). The song peaked at number 14 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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20. Numb by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album: Meteora
Year: 2003

The song is about feeling disconnected and numb. The lyrics talk about how the speaker is struggling to feel anything and how they numbed themselves to the pain. The song is about the struggles of mental health and how it can make someone feel.

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21. bellyache by Billie Eilish

Artist: Billie Eilish
Album: Don’t Smile at Me
Year: 2017

The song is about a girl who has been hurt by a boy she liked. She is trying to get over him by telling herself that she is better off without him.

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22. Crawling by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album: Hybrid Theory
Year: 2000

The song is about feeling helpless and alone, like you’re crawling through life. The lyrics talk about how someone can feel like they’re crawling through life when they’re struggling with mental health issues, addiction, or anything else that makes them feel like they’re not in control. The song is about how Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington felt when he was struggling with depression and addiction.

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VII. Country Songs About Depression

1. I Can’t Even Drink It Away by George Jones

Artist: George Jones
Album: I Am What I Am
Year: 1980

The song is about a man trying to drink away his sorrows after his lover has left him. He finds that no matter how much he drinks, he can’t forget her.

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2. You’re Gonna Miss This by Trace Adkins

Artist: Trace Adkins
Album: American Man: Greatest Hits Volume II
Year: 2007

The song is about a mother’s advice to her daughter to enjoy the moment, because she’ll miss it when it’s gone.

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3. Don’t Take the Girl by Tim McGraw

Artist: Tim McGraw
Album: Not a Moment Too Soon
Year: 1994

The song is about a young boy who is in love with a girl. He tells her that he will never leave her, no matter what happens.

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4. Believe by Brooks & Dunn

Artist: Brooks & Dunn
Album: Hillbilly Deluxe
Year: 2005

The song is about a man who is struggling to keep his faith in love alive. He has been hurt in the past and is now afraid to open up again. However, he is still hopeful that he will find someone who will believe in him and love him for who he is.

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5. The Chair by George Strait

Artist: George Strait
Album: Something Special
Year: 1985

The song is about a man who is sitting in a chair in a bar, waiting for his friends to show up. He is drinking a beer and smoking a cigarette, and he is thinking about the woman he loves. He is wondering if she is thinking about him, and he is hoping that she will come to the bar and find him.

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6. The Secret by David Nail

Artist: David Nail
Album: I’m a Fire
Year: 2014

The song is about a man who is trying to keep a secret from his wife. He is having an affair and is worried that she will find out. He is trying to hide it from her, but he knows that she will eventually find out.

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7. Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash

Artist: Johnny Cash
Album: Johnny Cash with His Hot and Blue Guitar!
Year:

“Folsom Prison Blues” is a song written and recorded in 1955 by American country music singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. The song combines elements from two popular folk styles, the train song and the prison song, and was inspired by Cash’s time in Folsom State Prison. The song was one of Cash’s signature songs and was often performed live.

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8. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry by Hank Williams

Artist: Hank Williams
Album:
Year:

The song is about a person who is so lonely that they could cry. They are thinking about all the happy times they had with their loved one and how they are now gone. The person is trying to hold on to any hope they can find.

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9. The Song Remembers When by Trisha Yearwood

Artist: Trisha Yearwood
Album: The Song Remembers When
Year: 1993

The song is about a woman who is looking back on a past relationship. She remembers the good times they had together, and how she felt when they were together. She also remembers the day he left her, and how she felt when he was gone.

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10. The Bottle Let Me Down by Merle Haggard

Artist: Merle Haggard
Album: Strangers / Swinging Doors and the Bottle Let Me Down
Year: 2006

The song “The Bottle Let Me Down” by Merle Haggard is about a man who is struggling with alcoholism. He is trying to stay sober, but the temptation of alcohol is proving to be too much for him. He feels like he is at the end of his rope and that the only thing that can help him is a drink.

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11. Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle

Artist: Bob Carlisle
Album: Simply Bob Carlisle
Year: 1995

The song is about a father’s love for his daughter. He talks about all the special moments they have shared together, and how much he loves her.

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12. What Hurts the Most by Rascal Flatts

Artist: Rascal Flatts
Album: Rascal Flatts
Year: 2008

The song is about a person who is struggling to get over a break-up. They are trying to move on but every little thing reminds them of their former partner and the happy times they shared. The song talks about how much it hurts to see the person you love moving on without you.

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13. The Weight by The Band

Artist: The Band
Album:
Year:

The Weight is a song written by Robbie Robertson and originally performed by The Band in 1968. The song is about a traveler who arrives in a small town and is asked to stay with a family there. The traveler is then asked to do various tasks for the family, including carrying their groceries and picking up their laundry. As the traveler does these things, he thinks about the people he has left behind and the things he has left undone. The song is about the choices we make in life and how they can weigh us down.

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