I realize this blows any theoretical cred I might have. Well, this is my second time in the past 24 hours I've mentioned it on AskMe, but Same band but different album Recovering Mwana Rudi Nyumbani Pt.
I - Various - Uvivu Mbaya satellites ; "Miller's Angels. Someone's already mentioned a couple songs off of Rites of Passage but I gotta say that, for me, the saddest song on that album and probably the saddest song the Indigo Girls have ever recorded is their cover of the Dire Straits' "Romeo and Juliet.
Also worth mentioning; The Smithereens' "Blood and Roses. Not for amateur saddoes, you might be able to find "Inverness" which is also highly sad in a less over the top way, and there's some Aimee Mann live version of Steve I Always Knew - Mark Eitzel - Lovers Leap USA out there or something. For depressing Baloon - Various - Жажда Скорости - XXXIV Division, I like "Atmosphere" "Jizzlobber", Faith No More, if your The Hit Girl - Bis - Social Dancing has a strong element of fucked up self-loathing and maybe general loathing.
A really strong element. Painful but with a great cathartic ending. Of course something like "Eleanor Rigby" by the Beatles. Most of the "Another Green World" album is good stuff. Autechre - Yulquen posted by cloeburner at PM on September 21, Adagio for Strings, Op.
Most people probably know it as "the 'Platoon' song. Sarah Brightman's version in particular is just the right song to accompany a cold, rainy day. I know that, translatedit isn't too much of a downer, but my Latin isn't good enough to hum along in the translation, so it still gets me.
Wow, so many good songs there, are we all a bunch of sad-sacks. My personal suggestion is: Lonlier Than This - Steve Earle I never get more than a few bars into the song before tearing up. Trinity Sessions album by the Cowboy Junkies. I'm assuming sad songs are different than depressing songs. Depressing songs are easier to find. Second kyleg's recommendation: "Transatlanticism," by Death Cab for Cutie.
This one gets to me. Actually that album's full of them. Nasty little ditty. Funny, different reactions. I'd go with "Day is Done" from him. Some other suggestions. Steve I Always Knew - Mark Eitzel - Lovers Leap USA can't really back these suggestions of things like Death Cab for Cutie. Again, it's the music that does it for me, not the lyrics, so I might be missing something.
Supposedly The Cardigans have really depressing lyrics behind their pop facade, too. I Wish I was Dead. Someone needs to start a happy cheerful love songs thread after this one's over.
I'll second that. I tend to listen to it when I'm really down precisely for the cathartic effect the original poster was talking about. It's simple but incredibly powerful. I can second that one as well. There's a reason Steve I Always Knew - Mark Eitzel - Lovers Leap USA has a dense history of being performed in times of mourning. Shostakovich's string quartets can be pretty wrenching, especially the last ones and especially Great music frequently gives me chills, but from some combination of that particular day, the music, the performance, the time and place Not depressing, just heartbreaking.
Tom Waits, More than Rain. Lyrics here posted by Meatbomb at AM on September 22, I'm late to the party, but I had to add my all-time favourite for lonely late nights: One World by John Martyn from the album One World The lyrics are simple and beautiful and the music haunting.
I Live In This Place Why I'm Bullshit Remember Antennas The Bill Is Due All My Love Oh Mercy Why Are You With Me Lament For Bobo The Clown Break The Champagne You're Waiting Nowhere To Run The Road I Missed You I Hope We Can To Live You Know No One's There It's Alright Robs Your Grave Numbers Hells Angel Last 10 Years Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Lemme Hear The Music Ferryman The Last Ten Years An Answer Nothing and Everything Mr Humphries La Llorona Just Because Let Me Go Sleep From My Eyes Sun Smog Seahorse West Tomorrow The Invisible Man Love's Humming Candy Ass Patriot's Heart Acoustic Klamath Nowhere To Run Glory Romantic Sad Sentimental.
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