102 Songs About Suicide (Pop, Rap & More)

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102 Songs About Suicide (Pop, Rap & More)

I. Christian Songs About Suicide

1. The Last Night by Skillet

Artist: Skillet
Album: Comatose
Year: 2006

The song is about a person who is struggling with the idea of death and wondering what happens after we die. The person is asking questions about what happens to our soul and if there is a Heaven or Hell. The song is hopeful and encourages the listener to believe that there is something more after death.

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2. The Unforgiven by Metallica

Artist: Metallica
Album: Metallica
Year: 1991

The song is about a person who has done something wrong and is trying to repent for their actions. They are asking for forgiveness but feel that they don’t deserve it.

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3. Don’t Give Up by Calling Glory

Artist: Calling Glory
Album: Teach Me to Love
Year: 2011

The song is about not giving up on your dreams, even when things are tough. It encourages listeners to keep going, even when they feel like they can’t. The song is uplifting and motivating, and it reminds listeners that they are not alone in their struggles.

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4. Broken by Seether

Artist: Seether
Album: Disclaimer
Year: 2002

The song is about a break-up and how it can feel like you’re broken. The singer is talking about how he is trying to deal with the break-up and how it feels like everything is falling apart. He is trying to hold on to the hope that he will find someone else to love.

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5. I Can Only Imagine by MercyMe

Artist: MercyMe
Album: The Worship Project
Year: 1999

The song is about a person imagining what it will be like to be in heaven. The person imagines being in a beautiful place with no more pain or suffering. They imagine being reunited with loved ones who have died and being able to worship God freely. The song is a reminder that even though we don’t know what heaven will be like, we can trust that it will be better than anything we can imagine.

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6. Fear Is a Liar by Zach Williams

Artist: Zach Williams
Album: Chain Breaker
Year: 2016

The song is about how fear can tell us lies and how we should not listen to it. We should instead listen to what God has to say.

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7. 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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8. I Need a Miracle by Third Day

Artist: Third Day
Album: Miracle
Year: 2012

The song is about a person who is going through a difficult time and is in need of a miracle. The song talks about how this person has been praying and has been trying to be strong, but they are still in need of a miracle.

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II. Latest Songs About Suicide

1. Suicide Solution by Ozzy Osbourne

Artist: Ozzy Osbourne
Album: Blizzard of Ozz
Year: 1980

The song is about a person who is struggling with addiction and suicidal thoughts. The lyrics talk about how the person feels like they are in a dark hole and can’t see a way out. They feel like they are a burden to everyone and that the only way to escape the pain is to kill themselves.

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2. 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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3. Never Too Late by Three Days Grace

Artist: Three Days Grace
Album: One-X
Year: 2006

The song is about how it’s never too late to change and improve your life. The lyrics talk about how someone can hit rock bottom and still turn their life around. The song is hopeful and motivating, and it encourages people to never give up on themselves.

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4. 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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5. Her Last Words by Courtney Parker

Artist: Courtney Parker
Album:
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The song is about a girl who is dying and her last words are to her boyfriend. She tells him that she loves him and to never forget her.

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6. Before You Go by Lewis Capaldi

Artist: Lewis Capaldi
Album: Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent
Year: 2019

The song is about a relationship that ended suddenly and the speaker is asking the person to come back.

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7. Coming Down by Five Finger Death Punch

Artist: Five Finger Death Punch
Album: American Capitalist
Year:

The song is about a person who is struggling with addiction and is trying to get clean. The person is trying to hold on to their sobriety, but they feel like they are “coming down” and they are not sure if they can make it.

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8. Exit Music (for a Film) by Radiohead

Artist: Radiohead
Album: OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997 2017
Year: 2017

The song is about a relationship coming to an end. The lyrics describe the feeling of being trapped in a situation that is no longer working, and wanting to escape. The music is atmospheric and emotive, with a sense of foreboding and tension.

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9. One More Light by Linkin Park

Artist: Linkin Park
Album: One More Light
Year: 2017

The song is about loss and how it affects those left behind. It is a tribute to Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, who committed suicide in 2017. The song is about how his death has affected those who loved him and how they are trying to cope with their grief.

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III. Pop Songs About Suicide

1. The End by The Raveonettes

Artist: The Raveonettes
Album: The Edge of Rock – Obscure Hits from Punk to Psychedelic
Year: 2014

The Raveonettes’ song “The End” is a dark and brooding track that reflects on the end of a relationship. The lyrics are full of despair and betrayal, and the music reflects this mood with its slow, atmospheric sound. The song builds to a climax of sorts, with the lyrics repeating the phrase “It’s the end” over and over again. This reflects the feeling of finality and closure that comes with the end of a relationship.

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2. Hurt by Christina Aguilera

Artist: Christina Aguilera
Album: Back to Basics
Year: 2006

The song is about a heartbreak and how it feels to be hurt by someone you love. Aguilera sings about how she is trying to move on from the pain, but it is hard to forget what happened. She also talks about how she is not sure if she can ever trust anyone again.

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3. Never Too Late by Three Days Grace

Artist: Three Days Grace
Album: One-X
Year: 2006

The song is about how it’s never too late to change and improve your life. The lyrics talk about how someone can hit rock bottom and still turn their life around. The song is hopeful and motivating, and it encourages people to never give up on themselves.

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4. Goodbye by Air Supply

Artist: Air Supply
Album: The Vanishing Race
Year: 1993

The song is about a couple breaking up and saying goodbye to each other. The man is telling the woman that he will always love her and that he is sorry for the way things turned out.

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5. Suicide Blonde by INXS

Artist: INXS
Album: X
Year: 1990

The song is about a woman who is beautiful and alluring, but also dangerous and unattainable. She is the object of desire for many men, but also the cause of their undoing. The singer is warning others to be careful of her, but also can’t help but be drawn in himself.

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6. 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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7. Don’t Look Back in Anger by Oasis

Artist: Oasis
Album: (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?
Year: 1995

The song is about not dwelling on the past and not being angry about things that have happened. It is about moving on and looking to the future.

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8. Leader of the Pack by The Shangri-Las

Artist: The Shangri-Las
Album: Leader of the Pack
Year: 1965

The song is about a girl who is in love with a boy who is in a motorcycle gang. The girl’s parents disapprove of the relationship and try to warn her about the dangers of being with him. The boy is killed in a motorcycle accident and the girl is left heartbroken.

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9. 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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10. How Do You Get That Lonely by Blaine Larsen

Artist: Blaine Larsen
Album: Off to Join the World
Year: 2000

The song ‘How Do You Get That Lonely’ is about a man who is trying to figure out how to get over the loneliness he feels after his girlfriend leaves him. He wonders if there is anything he can do to make himself feel better.

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11. Goodbye I’m Sorry by Jamestown Story

Artist: Jamestown Story
Album: Broken Summer
Year: 2007

The song is about a relationship that ended suddenly and the singer is apologizing for their part in it. They express regret and sadness over the way things ended and how they will never be able to fix it.

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12. 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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13. Make It Stop (September’s Children) by Rise Against

Artist: Rise Against
Album: Endgame
Year: 2011

The song is about the September 11th attacks and how the world has changed since then. It talks about how we can never forget what happened and how we need to make sure it never happens again.

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14. That Year by Brandi Carlile

Artist: Brandi Carlile
Album: Give Up the Ghost
Year: 2009

“That Year” is a song by American singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile, released as the second single from her album The Firewatcher’s Daughter. Written by Carlile and co-produced with Dave Cobb, the song is a reflection on a particular year in the singer’s life, during which she experienced a number of personal losses. “That Year” peaked at number 33 on the Billboard Adult Alternative Songs chart.

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15. Whiskey Lullaby by Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss

Artist: Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss
Album: Mud on the Tires
Year: 2003

The song is about a man who is struggling to cope with the death of his love. He turns to alcohol to numb the pain, but the memories of her haunt him. The chorus of the song is hopeful, despite the sadness of the verses. The singer believes that his love will find him again in the afterlife.

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IV. Country Songs About Suicide

1. How Do you Get that Lonely by (2004)

Artist: (2004)
Album:
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The song is about a person who is struggling with loneliness and wondering how to get rid of it.

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2. I See a Darkness by Will Oldham

Artist: Will Oldham
Album: I See a Darkness
Year: 1999

The song is about a person who is struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts. They see darkness everywhere they look, and they feel like they are alone in the world. The song is about trying to find hope and light in the midst of darkness.

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3. 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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4. I Think I’m Gonna Kill Myself by (1958)

Artist: (1958)
Album:
Year:

The song is about a man who is considering suicide because he is unhappy with his life. He has lost his job, his wife has left him, and he is struggling to make ends meet. He is tired of struggling and feels like he has nothing to live for.

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5. The Call by (2010)

Artist: (2010)
Album:
Year:

The song is about a person who is struggling with their mental health and is considering suicide. The song is a cry for help and is pleading with the person to get help and not to give up.

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6. The Man Comes Around by Johnny Cash

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

The Man Comes Around is a song about the end of the world, and how everyone will be judged by God. The song is told from the perspective of a man who is about to die, and he is warning everyone to repent and turn to God, because the end is near.

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7. In the Ghetto by Elvis Presley

Artist: Elvis Presley
Album: From Elvis in Memphis
Year: 1969

The song is about the struggles of living in the ghetto and the cycle of poverty and violence that exists there.

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8. 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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9. Whiskey Lullaby by Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss

Artist: Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss
Album: Mud on the Tires
Year: 2003

The song is about a man who is struggling to cope with the death of his love. He turns to alcohol to numb the pain, but the memories of her haunt him. The chorus of the song is hopeful, despite the sadness of the verses. The singer believes that his love will find him again in the afterlife.

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10. I Hung My Head by Johnny Cash

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

The song is about a man who has committed a murder and is filled with regret. He hangs his head in shame as he recalls the events leading up to the crime.

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11. Suicide Blues by (1962)

Artist: (1962)
Album:
Year:

The song is about a man who is considering suicide because he is struggling in life. He is tired of fighting and just wants to give up. He has lost everything that was important to him and doesn’t see any reason to keep going.

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12. Give My Love to Rose by Johnny Cash

Artist: Johnny Cash
Album: All Aboard the Blue Train
Year: 1962

The song is about a man who is in prison and is thinking about the woman he loves. He is asking her to give his love to Rose, who is his daughter.

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13. 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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14. The Ballad of Ira Hayes by Johnny Cash

Artist: Johnny Cash
Album: Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian
Year: 1964

The Ballad of Ira Hayes is a song about the life of Ira Hayes, a Native American who fought in World War II. The song tells the story of his life, from his humble beginnings on a reservation, to his time in the military, to his return home and his eventual death. The song is a tribute to his memory and to all of the Native American soldiers who have served their country.

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15. Ode to Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry

Artist: Bobbie Gentry
Album: Ode to Billie Joe
Year: 1967

The song is about a girl named Billie Joe McAllister who committed suicide by jumping off the Tallahatchie Bridge. The narrator remembers the day it happened and how everyone in her town was talking about it. The song ends with the narrator asking her mother what she thinks happened to Billie Joe.

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16. I Can’t Stand Up for Falling Down by Elvis Costello

Artist: Elvis Costello
Album: Get Happy!!
Year: 1980

The song is about a man who is struggling to keep up with the demands of life. He is falling behind and feels like he can’t stand up for himself. The song is a plea for help and understanding.

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V. Rap Songs About Suicide

1. Mind Playing Tricks on Me by Geto Boys

Artist: Geto Boys
Album: We Can’t Be Stopped
Year: 1991

The song is about the speaker’s paranoia and how it causes him to see and believe things that are not really there. He talks about how his mind plays tricks on him, making him think that people are out to get him and that they are talking about him behind his back. He is afraid of going crazy and losing control, but he knows that he can’t keep living like this.

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2. Hellboy by Lil Peep

Artist: Lil Peep
Album:
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The song is about a relationship that ended badly and the person is struggling to deal with it.

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3. 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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4. 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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5. 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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6. Save That Shit by Lil Peep

Artist: Lil Peep
Album: Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1
Year:

The song is about a relationship that is falling apart. The person wants to save the relationship, but they know that it is not going to work.

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7. U Said by Lil Peep

Artist: Lil Peep
Album: Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1
Year:

The song is about a relationship that ended because one person cheated. The person who was cheated on is wondering what could have been if they had just been honest from the start.

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8. I’m So Tired by Lil Peep

Artist: Lil Peep
Album: Everybody’s Everything
Year:

The song is about the struggles of addiction and depression, and how they can lead to a feeling of being trapped and exhausted.

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9. The Brightside by Lil Peep

Artist: Lil Peep
Album: Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1
Year:

The song is about Lil Peep’s struggles with depression and anxiety, and how he tries to find hope in the midst of it all. He talks about how he tries to keep his head up, even when things are tough.

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10. 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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11. 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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12. Da Art of Storytellin’, Part 1 by OutKast

Artist: OutKast
Album:
Year:

The song is about the power of storytelling and how it can be used to transport people to other worlds and times. It is also about the importance of listening to stories and respecting the people who tell them.

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13. White Wine by Lil Peep, Lil Tracy

Artist: Lil Peep, Lil Tracy
Album: Castles
Year: 2016

The song is about the dangers of addiction and how it can ruin your life. It starts off with a warning to those who are addicted to drugs or alcohol, telling them to be careful because it can ruin your life. The song then goes on to describe how addiction can take over your life and ruin your relationships. It talks about how addiction can make you lose your job, your family, and your friends. It ends with a message of hope, telling those who are struggling with addiction that there is help out there and that they can overcome their addiction.

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14. 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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15. Cut My Wrists by Lil Peep

Artist: Lil Peep
Album:
Year:

The song is about the speaker’s struggles with mental health and addiction, and how he feels like he needs to numb the pain. He talks about how he’s tried to quit drugs but always ends up going back, and how he’s considering suicide as a way to escape the pain. The song is dark and emotional, and Lil Peep’s lyrics paint a picture of a person who is struggling to keep going.

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16. Long Gone (Save Me From This Hell) by $uicideboy$

Artist: $uicideboy$
Album: I Want to Die in New Orleans
Year: 2018

The song is about the struggles of addiction and how it can lead someone to feel like they’re stuck in a never-ending cycle of pain. The lyrics talk about how the person wants to be saved from this hell, but feels like they’re too far gone to be helped.

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VI. R&B Songs About Suicide

1. I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston

Artist: Whitney Houston
Album:
Year:

The song is about a woman who is leaving her lover and she tells him that she will always love him. She says that she will always love him no matter what he does or where he goes.

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2. I’m Going to Kill Myself by Tupac Shakur

Artist: Tupac Shakur
Album: Sunset Park – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Year: 1996

The song is about the struggles of life and how someone can feel so overwhelmed that they want to end it all. Tupac talks about how he’s been through so much pain and suffering, and how he’s tried to numb himself with drugs and alcohol but it’s all just too much. He’s tired of being hurt and wants to end it all.

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3. Dear Mama by Tupac Shakur

Artist: Tupac Shakur
Album:
Year:

The song is a tribute to Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur. He talks about how she was a strong black woman who raised him by herself and how she always put her children first. He talks about how she was always there for him, even when he was in trouble. He talks about how she is the reason he is the man he is today and how he will always love her.

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4. Fire And Rain by James Taylor

Artist: James Taylor
Album: Sweet Baby James
Year: 1970

The song is about the singer’s struggles with addiction and depression. He talks about how he has been through “fire and rain” and how he is still standing. He talks about how he is grateful for the people who have helped him through his struggles.

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5. By the Grace of God by Katy Perry

Artist: Katy Perry
Album: Prism
Year: 2013

The song is about Katy Perry’s journey to finding herself and getting her life back on track after going through a difficult period. She talks about how she hit rock bottom and how she was able to pick herself back up with the help of her friends and family. The song is empowering and inspirational, and it is a reminder that no matter how dark things might seem, there is always hope.

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6. 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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7. Who Wants to Live Forever by Queen

Artist: Queen
Album:
Year: 1986

The song is about a person who is in love and wants to spend eternity with their loved one. They are willing to give up everything to be together forever.

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8. Haunted by Kelly Clarkson

Artist: Kelly Clarkson
Album: My December
Year: 2007

The song is about a woman who is haunted by the memory of her ex-boyfriend. She is tormented by the thought of him being with someone else and she can’t get him out of her head.

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9. Killing Me Softly by Fugees

Artist: Fugees
Album:
Year:

The song is about a woman who is in a relationship with a man who is constantly cheating on her. She is tired of him breaking her heart and she is ready to move on.

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10. Stole by Kelly Rowland

Artist: Kelly Rowland
Album: Simply Deep
Year: 2002

The song is about a woman who has been cheated on by her man. She is angry and hurt, and she wants revenge. She is going to take what he has stolen from her and make him pay.

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11. Da Art of Storytellin’, Part 1 by OutKast

Artist: OutKast
Album:
Year:

The song is about the power of storytelling and how it can be used to transport people to other worlds and times. It is also about the importance of listening to stories and respecting the people who tell them.

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12. 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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13. I Can’t Stand the Rain by Ann Peebles

Artist: Ann Peebles
Album: I Can’t Stand the Rain
Year: 1974

The song is about a woman who is fed up with her lover’s infidelity and she can’t stand the rain because it reminds her of him.

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14. Mind Playing Tricks on Me by Geto Boys

Artist: Geto Boys
Album: We Can’t Be Stopped
Year: 1991

The song is about the speaker’s paranoia and how it causes him to see and believe things that are not really there. He talks about how his mind plays tricks on him, making him think that people are out to get him and that they are talking about him behind his back. He is afraid of going crazy and losing control, but he knows that he can’t keep living like this.

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15. Why I Love You by Ye, Jay-Z

Artist: Ye, Jay-Z
Album:
Year:

The song is about the various reasons why the speaker loves their significant other. They list off all of the things that they love about them, from their physical appearance to their personality traits. Ultimately, it is a song about appreciating everything about the person you love.

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16. 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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VII. Rock Songs About Suicide

1. 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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2. 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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3. I Need a Miracle by Third Day

Artist: Third Day
Album: Miracle
Year: 2012

The song is about a person who is going through a difficult time and is in need of a miracle. The song talks about how this person has been praying and has been trying to be strong, but they are still in need of a miracle.

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4. Killing in the Name by Rage Against the Machine

Artist: Rage Against the Machine
Album: Rage Against the Machine
Year:

The song is about the violence caused by the US government, and how the government is responsible for the deaths of innocent people. The song is critical of the government’s policies, and how they are responsible for the death and destruction that they cause.

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5. 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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6. 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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7. I Will Follow You Into the Dark by Death Cab for Cutie

Artist: Death Cab for Cutie
Album:
Year:

The song is about a person’s dedication to their loved one, and how they would follow them into the dark if necessary. The lyrics are somber and reflect on the idea of death, but also contain a message of hope and love.

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8. Cemetery Drive by My Chemical Romance

Artist: My Chemical Romance
Album: Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
Year: 2004

The song is about a young man who is in love with a girl who is in love with someone else. The young man is trying to figure out what to do and how to tell the girl that he loves her.

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9. Fix You by Coldplay

Artist: Coldplay
Album: X&Y
Year: 2005

The song is about a relationship that is going through a tough time. The person singing is trying to fix things between them.

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10. 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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11. Suicide Solution by Ozzy Osbourne

Artist: Ozzy Osbourne
Album: Blizzard of Ozz
Year: 1980

The song is about a person who is struggling with addiction and suicidal thoughts. The lyrics talk about how the person feels like they are in a dark hole and can’t see a way out. They feel like they are a burden to everyone and that the only way to escape the pain is to kill themselves.

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12. Goodbye I’m Sorry by Jamestown Story

Artist: Jamestown Story
Album: Broken Summer
Year: 2007

The song is about a relationship that ended suddenly and the singer is apologizing for their part in it. They express regret and sadness over the way things ended and how they will never be able to fix it.

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13. That Year by Brandi Carlile

Artist: Brandi Carlile
Album: Give Up the Ghost
Year: 2009

“That Year” is a song by American singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile, released as the second single from her album The Firewatcher’s Daughter. Written by Carlile and co-produced with Dave Cobb, the song is a reflection on a particular year in the singer’s life, during which she experienced a number of personal losses. “That Year” peaked at number 33 on the Billboard Adult Alternative Songs chart.

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14. Snuff by Slipknot

Artist: Slipknot
Album: All Hope Is Gone
Year: 2008

The song is about a person who is addicted to drugs and how it is destroying their life. The person is begging for someone to help them, but no one does. They eventually die from their addiction.

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15. Never Too Late by Three Days Grace

Artist: Three Days Grace
Album: One-X
Year: 2006

The song is about how it’s never too late to change and improve your life. The lyrics talk about how someone can hit rock bottom and still turn their life around. The song is hopeful and motivating, and it encourages people to never give up on themselves.

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16. Running to Stand Still by U2

Artist: U2
Album: The Joshua Tree
Year: 1987

The song is about addiction and how it can ruin a person’s life. The lyrics talk about how addiction can make a person feel like they are running in place, and how it can make them feel like they are standing still.

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17. Sober by Tool

Artist: Tool
Album: Undertow
Year: 1993

The song is about a person who is struggling with addiction and is trying to stay sober. The person is fighting against their addiction and is trying to stay strong.

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18. Don’t Look Back in Anger by Oasis

Artist: Oasis
Album: (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?
Year: 1995

The song is about not dwelling on the past and not being angry about things that have happened. It is about moving on and looking to the future.

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19. Make It Stop (September’s Children) by Rise Against

Artist: Rise Against
Album: Endgame
Year: 2011

The song is about the September 11th attacks and how the world has changed since then. It talks about how we can never forget what happened and how we need to make sure it never happens again.

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20. Yesterday by The Beatles

Artist: The Beatles
Album:
Year:

The song is about a man who is struggling to deal with the loss of his love. He is trying to remember the good times they had together, but he can’t seem to get over her death.

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21. Shatter by O.A.R.

Artist: O.A.R.
Album: All Sides
Year: 2008

The song is about a relationship that is falling apart. The narrator is trying to hold on, but he can see that it is inevitable. He is trying to figure out what went wrong and how to fix it, but he knows that it is probably too late.

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22. The End by The Raveonettes

Artist: The Raveonettes
Album: The Edge of Rock – Obscure Hits from Punk to Psychedelic
Year: 2014

The Raveonettes’ song “The End” is a dark and brooding track that reflects on the end of a relationship. The lyrics are full of despair and betrayal, and the music reflects this mood with its slow, atmospheric sound. The song builds to a climax of sorts, with the lyrics repeating the phrase “It’s the end” over and over again. This reflects the feeling of finality and closure that comes with the end of a relationship.

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