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8 Songs To Listen To When You're Feeling Sad And Depressed

Date December 3, 2018 20:43

There are thousands of different genres of music, but only two types of people: the ones that listen to sad music when they are in a bad mood, and the ones that try to cheer up by listening to some positive music. Regardless, we all seek support from music from time to time. Psychologists explain this phenomenon with different factors: from personalizing the emotions expressed in the song to triggering the memories from the past. But for us, simple listeners, music is probably more like a hand of a close friend in the darkest times, isn’t it? We want to share with you some of our favorite new songs to listen to when you feel alone or depressed.

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Songs to listen to when sad in 2018

1. Shawn Mendes - There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back

This young Canadian artist quickly became popular in 2015, and now is known as one of the most successful male singers in the world. He started by simply posting his covers on Vine and then got spotted by a producer. His awesome song There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back will suit anyone who tries to improve their mood. Just dive into the positive vibes!

2. Billie Eilish - lovely (with Khalid)

A rising superstar, Billie Eilish, is just not your ordinary teenager. The creative girl with an absolutely mesmerizing voice gained popularity because of her meaningful songs. Lovely is not an exception. This is a great song to listen to when you want to cry.

3. Max Richter - November

One of the most successful composers, Max Richter, is known for his post-minimalist work in the film industry. His compositions remind us that sometimes music can speak louder than any words. His masterpiece, November, resembles a true friend that understands your most depressing feelings better than anybody else. This is a great piece of art to listen to when you feel lonely.

4. Lord Huron - The Night We Met

This beautiful, touching song is absolutely great to listen to when you miss someone close. The Night We Met has everything you need: a sweet melody, mesmerizing guitars, and touching words. Lord Huron is a relatively new indie rock band from Los Angeles.

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5. Lana Del Ray - Young and Beautiful

Elizabeth Woolridge Grant has lots of absolutely charming songs. Elizabeth who? Yes, it’s Lana Del Ray’s real name. Young and Beautiful immerses you into a mystical, hypnotic fairytale in the form of a song you’d want to listen to when you are sad.

6. Imagine Dragons - Whatever It Takes

This awesome rock band is great at expressing all sorts of powerful emotions through music. If you are sad and want to change your mood and feel inspired and motivated at the same time, Whatever It Takes is your song to go with. The name speaks for itself.

7. Clean Bandit - I Miss You feat. Julia Michaels

Some people are more into electronic pop music. That’s where Clean Bandit stands out. Besides great vibes, their music has incredibly concise and sharp lyrics. Want to jump from sadness to dances – pick Clean Bandit.

8. Charlie Puth - We Don't Talk Anymore (feat. Selena Gomez)

As unbelievable as it may seem, this song has more than 2 billion views on YouTube! Is it because of the lyrics, or maybe the groovy beat? Or maybe it’s because it features Selena Gomez? See for yourself. But we guarantee you will forget about your sadness.

As you can see, there are so many different songs you can choose from. The world of music is truly infinite, so anybody can find something to fall in love with. There’s music for any occasion, and we hope we helped you to discover something new and beautiful today.

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