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What Kind of Music Do You Listen to When You're Sad?

What Kind of Music Do You Listen to When You're Sad?

When you're feeling down in the dumps, do you listen to sad music, seeking out someone who understands what you're feeling? Or would you rather hear happy music to lift you out of the funk?

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dixiedee123 dixiedee123 9 years
Sad - will listen to a lot of U2 (especially "All I want is You")...
daniemre daniemre 9 years
daniemre daniemre 9 years
sad music )=
amanaceer amanaceer 9 years
mazzy star, coldplay, kelly clarkson, pj harvey, or sad country songs to make me even more depressed.
amanaceer amanaceer 9 years
mazzy star, coldplay, kelly clarkson, pj harvey, or sad country songs to make me even more depressed.
cocca cocca 9 years
sad music... it's pathetic, but i seem to wallow for a few days... my grieving period... it's part of my cycle i guess. then, i usually feel better and that's when i listen to booty mixes and it seems like i'm always in the mood to go clubbing... :) that's how you know my cycle is done.
mabess mabess 9 years
i love DMB "Crash." it's not really sad, not really happy, just mellow. i also love CCR. and if i'm really upset, i'll listen to rap, like DMX. it's so angry.
BonjourChaton BonjourChaton 9 years
"Lover, You Should've Come Over" by Jeff Buckley gets me every time.
swwonder swwonder 9 years
I'm like Whip, I like to wallow. I tend to listen to something like Imogen Heap or Damien Rice. Or I'll listen to something slow and quiet like Joshua Radin. If that fails I just sit in silence. (hat sounds really depressing, really. :p)
Kazagirl Kazagirl 9 years
Sad music that makes me want to cry.
shannonkay shannonkay 9 years
sometimes sad or melancholy sounding music, but often I listen to "hopeful" music, so I can't really say that it's "happy". Usually I put on Keith Green's He'll Take Care of The Rest.
lilibooh lilibooh 9 years
Jeff Buckley, Halleluyah
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
I'm a wallower, so I listen to sad music when I'm sad. Or, if not sad music, then mellow music that's not necessarily sad, but is pensive. Like Kings of Convenience. It's mellow and delicate but usually lifts me out of my mood eventually.
darkbeauty darkbeauty 9 years
It's weird but usually I listen to Nine Inch Nail's, The Fragile when I'm sad. Amazing album
Advah Advah 9 years
U2, always. ('Pop' being my fav choice) When sad I always stay away from indie/depressed/sweet easylistening stuff (Coldplay's a big no-no for instance). The Killers' Hot Fuss always does a really good job at kicking my a**, too.
martini-queenie martini-queenie 9 years
If I've got some time to spend on being sad, I'll listen to bright eyes, elliot smith etc. But if I'm trying to lift myself out, it never fails that either "aaron's party" by aaron carter, "y'all ain't ready" by kevin federline, or the partyboy song from jackass make me laugh and lift my mood.
ktownpolarbear ktownpolarbear 9 years
i definitely start with sad music, and when it becomes too much, move on to happy music. i don't particularly like wallowing.
miss-britt miss-britt 9 years
i start off with Telepopmuzik and then to get over the situation i listen to Jamiroquai because he always gets me grooving.
figurine figurine 9 years
There's nothing like silence. I don't even really listen to music when I'm happy.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 9 years
I listen to sad music, something with some angst...Smashing Pumpkins are one band.
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Either sad or something that just doesn't have much "pop" to it.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
i start off with sad music and then go to happy music.
thehabra thehabra 9 years
Sad music.I like to revel in my sadness
cfeccentric cfeccentric 9 years
Depends on why I'm sad. If I'd like to forget about something, I listen to happy music.
Lorelei-Spirit Lorelei-Spirit 9 years
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