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DeAtHsTaR
04-15-2008, 10:37 PM
I've been on a binge to hear more and more of these types of songs lately, both about the act itself, and anti-suicide songs.

They've been helping me cope over the last few days. My ex-girlfriend killed herself on Friday at the age of 15. It was all over a boy. I've been sad about it...so what are some good songs on this topic?

Post lyrics.

IamSam
04-15-2008, 10:40 PM
Voices! You're letting voices tell you what to do
When you yourself don't know.
Voices! You got one too, so let it out
And let us know when you're feeling all alone.

Well I know,
There are times when- you're feeling close to the ground
And there's times when- you may feel there's no place to call home
And there's times when- your best friend just seems so far away
And there's times when- the only end in sight is the end

You've got to come out fighting! Come out fighting! Come out fighting!
Don't let it get you down.

Problems! I've got em too but keeping them inside is not the thing to do.
Problems! You've got to face hang-ups head-on, before you know they're hangin' you.

You've got to come out fighting! Come out fighting! Come out fighting!

All alone yes all alone. Loneliness, it is something we all know.
Woooh all alone, yes all alone. Been there before so please believe me
'cause I know.

Woooooooooh. Sorry to say to your dismay your life is not the only one that you affect.
Don't you realize that a part of all of us will die inside when you yourself are dead.

You've got to come out fighting! Come out fighting! Come out fighting!
Come out fighting!

Warning you, warning you, warning me.

Come Out Fighting by Pennwise

XYlophonetreeZ
04-15-2008, 10:44 PM
Johnny was a weirdo.

Autonomist
04-15-2008, 11:01 PM
When something similar happened to me I spent the week listening to Sex, Love & Rock 'n' Roll by Social Distortion. It was a temendous help.

jacknife737
04-15-2008, 11:13 PM
Bad Astronaut: Twelve Small Steps, One Giant Disappointment (album)
-Side project for Joey Cape of Lagwagon, their drummer committed suicide during the recording process, and the album was essentially finished in his honor.

Song example: One Giant Disappointment



How am I supposed to feel?
I thought we had an agreement
And real or not I believed it

Because always we'd ignore your demons
The world is full of victims, prey, disappointment
And it betrayed you
And you wanted out
Yeah you, you got out

It's a band, it's a bore
You saw something to live for
I saw more than hands with splinters from sticks
It made me sick
And I still haven't fully comprehended it

This world cannot be saved
True love will not be found
It's all unstable ground
I've always understood
Where you came from
But you were wrong
Yeah we were wrong

It's almost done
It is the last vocal,
the last song I'll ever write for anyone
Because we wanted out
And you, you got out

0r4ng3
04-16-2008, 04:06 AM
Billy Talent - Nothing To Lose

Need more friends with wings
All the angels I know
Put concrete in my veins
Iíd always walk home alone
So I became lifeless
Just like my telephone

Thereís nothing to lose
When no one knows your name
Thereís nothing to gain
But the days donít seem to change

Never played truth or dare
Iíd have to check my mirror
To see if Iím still here
My parents had no clue
That I ate all my lunches
Alone in the bathroom

Thereís nothing to lose
When no one knows your name
Thereís nothing to gain
But the days donít seem to change
Thereís nothing to lose
My notebook will explain
Thereís nothing to gain
And I canít fight the pain

Teachers said "it's just a phase"
When I grow up my children
Will probably do the same
Kids just love to tease
Who'd know it put me underground
At seventeen

Thereís nothing to lose
When no one knows your name
Thereís nothing to gain
But the days donít seem to change
Thereís nothing to lose
My notebook will explain
Thereís nothing to gain
And I canít fight the pain
Thereís nothing to lose
When no one knows your name
Thereís nothing to gain
But the days donít seem to change
Thereís nothing to lose
When no one knows your name
Thereís nothing to gain
And I just died today

Although, I don't think this one's in the right context for your situation.

nieh
04-16-2008, 06:53 AM
Sorry to hear about your ex.

Songs relating to suicide:
My Morning Jacket - What a Wonderful Man
Pearl Jam - Jeremy
Gloomy Sunday (I recommend the Billie Holiday version)

That's all I can think of at the moment.

ad8
04-16-2008, 07:13 AM
Blink-182 - Adams Song (although this is pop)
...and Gone Away, I mean it's not about suicide but still, it is a great song if you are sad about someone who just died.

One to the right
04-16-2008, 07:39 AM
Mr Wilmington- Lucky Boys Confusion

http://www.songmeanings.net/lyric.php?lid=3530822107858505501

BREAK
04-16-2008, 07:53 AM
Gravediggaz - 1-800 Suicide
Geto Boys - I Just Wanna Die
Butthole Surfers - Suicide
The Fray - How to End a Life

Jakebert
04-16-2008, 08:58 AM
R.E.M.- Shiny Happy People.

RODNEYMULLEN
04-16-2008, 08:24 PM
Voices! You're letting voices tell you what to do
When you yourself don't know.
Voices! You got one too, so let it out
And let us know when you're feeling all alone.

Well I know,
There are times when- you're feeling close to the ground
And there's times when- you may feel there's no place to call home
And there's times when- your best friend just seems so far away
And there's times when- the only end in sight is the end

You've got to come out fighting! Come out fighting! Come out fighting!
Don't let it get you down.

Problems! I've got em too but keeping them inside is not the thing to do.
Problems! You've got to face hang-ups head-on, before you know they're hangin' you.

You've got to come out fighting! Come out fighting! Come out fighting!

All alone yes all alone. Loneliness, it is something we all know.
Woooh all alone, yes all alone. Been there before so please believe me
'cause I know.

Woooooooooh. Sorry to say to your dismay your life is not the only one that you affect.
Don't you realize that a part of all of us will die inside when you yourself are dead.

You've got to come out fighting! Come out fighting! Come out fighting!
Come out fighting!

Warning you, warning you, warning me.

Come Out Fighting by Pennwise

I like the vandals cover better.

Jakebert
04-16-2008, 08:28 PM
I hate to say it, but I agree with RODNEYMULLEN.

IamSam
04-16-2008, 09:04 PM
I hate to say it, but I agree with RODNEYMULLEN.


Ditto. I just gave credit to the original authors.

Alex101
04-16-2008, 10:05 PM
Bad Religion - Drastic Actions

Heard a word - suicide
Not from one, but from thousands that tried
The lawyer's wife and the teenage brat
One thing in common, they all wanted out

And it's plain to see
It goes for you and it goes for me
And all the screwed up little girls and boys
All thrown in without a choice

But I heard him say, "I want out"
No complaints and no doubts
Just a chance to go on

I heard a word - suicide
And not from one, but from thousands that tried
Want some attention and a little less regret
A teenage fluff - little threat

And there are those, there are those who think
That drastic actions will make them unique
It's really all the same
That no one's happy and nobody's to blame

And the moral to this story is old
It's quite taboo - seldom told
The seed is reaped before it's sown
A bad choice was never resolved

Apathy
04-17-2008, 08:27 PM
You already know about the streetlight ones, but theres a fucking library there.

Jakebert
04-17-2008, 09:34 PM
R.E.M.- Try Not To Breathe.

I didn't realize how dark this song was for a while because the melody is so pretty and soothing.

Satanic_Surfer
04-18-2008, 08:15 AM
Basically anything by Suicidal Tendencies? (Great band btw)

SUICIDE IS AN ALTERNATIVE

Sick of people - no ones real
Sick of chicks - they're all bitches
Sick of you - you're too hip
Sick of life - it sucks

Suicide's an alternative

Sick of trying - what's the point
Sick of talking - no one listens
Sick of listening - it's all lies
Sick of thinking - just end up confused
Sick of moving - never get no where
Sick of myself - don't wanna live
Sick and tired - and no one cares
Sick of life - it sucks

Sick of politics - for the rich
Sick of power - only oppresses
Sick of government - full of tyrants
Sick of school - total brainwash
Sick of music - top 40 sucks
Sick of myself - don't wanna live
Sick and tired - and no one cares
Sick of life - it sucks

Suicide's an alternative

Sick of life - it sucks
Sick and tired - and no one cares
Sick of myself - don't wanna live
Sick of living - I'm gonna die



YOU CANT BRING ME DOWN

What the hell's going on around here?
First off-let's take it from the start
Straight out-can't change what's in my heart
No one-can tear my beliefs apart, you can't bring me
You aint-never seen no one like me
Prevail-regardless what the cost might be
Power-flows inside of me, you can't bring me
Never-fall as long as I try
Refuse-to be part of your lie
Even-if it means I die, you can't bring me

You can't bring me down!
Who the hell you calling crazy?
You wouldn't know what crazy was if Charles Manson
...was eating Fruit Loops on your front porch

Time out-let's get something clear
I speak-more truth than you want to hear
Scapegoat-to cover up your fear, you can't bring me
You aint-never seen so much might
Fight for-what I know is right
What up-you got yourself a fight, you can't bring me
Stand up-we'll all sing along
Together-aint nothin' as strong
Won't quit-we aint in the wrong, you can't bring me

You can't bring me down!

Bring me down - you can't bring me down!
Bring me down - you can't bring me down, no!
Bring me down - you can't bring me down!
Bring me down - you can't bring me down, you can't bring me
down!

Tell them what's up rock!
You can't bring me down!

Bring me down - you can't bring me down!
Bring me down - you can't bring me down, no!
Bring me down - you can't bring me down!
Bring me down - you can't bring me down, you can't bring me
down!

So why you trying to bring me
So why you trying to bring
Well you can't bring me down

Just cause you don't understand what's going on
...don't mean it don't make no sense
And just cause you don't like it,...don't mean it aint no good

And let me tell you something

Before you go taking a walk in my world,
...you better take a look at the real world
Cause this aint no Mr. Rogers Neighborhood
Can you say "feel like shit?"
Yea maybe sometimes I do feel like shit
I aint happy about it, but I'd rather feel like shit
...than be full of shit!
And if I offended you, Oh I'm sorry
But, maybe you needed to be offended
But here's my apology and one more thing...Fuck you!
Cause you can't bring me down

Bring me down - you can't bring me down!
Bring me down - you can't bring me down, no!
Bring me down - you can't bring me down!
Bring me down - you can't bring me down, you can't bring me
down!

You can't bring me down!

Suicidal!



GIVE IT REVOLUTION

Throughout all time and history
The world's been mauled tyranny
Now we're refusing to take it
The worst evil the world has saw
Were crimes defended by the "law"
Deny our rights and we'll break it
You got to break the chains that hold you down
Crush the tyrants to the groud
Freedom cannot be legislated
We'll bow down to no other one
The Father and His Son
They can't deny what he's created
Most wars never should have been thought
But this is a war that must be fought
We'll take a wrong and we'll right it
The greatest weapon of the fascist
Is the tolerance of the pacifist
We've got to stand up and fight it
We'll give it

You got to give it revolution, give it revolution
We're gonna give it revolution, give it revolution
You got to give it revolution, give it revolution
We're gonna give it revolution

Well you can put a bullet in my head
But you can't kill a word I've said
You got the disease, I got the solution
No matter how much or more you try,
you can never ever make this martyr die
I give it revolution
Revolution!
You could put a bullet in my head
But you can't kill a word I've said
Give it revolution
No matter how or what you try
You can never ever make a martyr die
Give it revolution
Revolution



BUILT TO SURVIVE

You've heard about the war in my head
And I've been known to wake the dead
I'm not evil just possessed to skate
And feeling like shit, just don't feel great

Built to survive,
Built to survive,
Built to survive,
I'm built, I'm built, I'm built to survive

So much time spent alone
And I'm still searching for my home

Built to survive,
Built to survive,
Built to survive,
I'm built, I'm built, I'm built to survive

Had my scrapes with the law
Is that your mommy that I saw ?
They tried to ban us from L.A.
But every dog has his day

Built to survive,
Built to survive,
Built to survive,
I'm built, I'm built, I'm built to survive
And we're built to survive

It's 1999 and going cyco's all that's on my mind

Controlled by hatred lost again

What I don't need is a friend
I want more you fascist pig
We are family, we live to live

Built to survive,
Built to survive,
Built to survive,
I'm built, I'm built, I'm built to survive

Llamas
04-18-2008, 09:09 PM
Pretty much everything on the "Full Circle" album by Pennywise.

Pretty much everything on the "Resolve" album by Lagwagon.


Bad Astronaut: Twelve Small Steps, One Giant Disappointment (album)
-Side project for Joey Cape of Lagwagon, their drummer committed suicide during the recording process, and the album was essentially finished in his honor.

Song example: One Giant Disappointment

I've never heard of them. I really like Lagwagon, so I may have to check them out.

Dear darlin, your mom (my friend) left a message on my machine.
She was frantic, saying you were talking crazy.
That you wanted to do away with yourself. I guess she thought I would be
A perfect resort, cause we've had this inexplicable connection
Since our youth.
And yes, they're in shock, they are panicked
You and your chronic, them and their drama
You this embarrassment, us in the middle of this delusion
If we were our bodies
If we were our futures
If we were our defenses, I'd be joining you
If we were our culture
If we were our leaders
If we were our denials, I'd be joining you
I remember vividly a day years ago.
We were camping, you knew more than you thought you should know
You said "I don't want ever to be brainwashed"
And you were mindboggling, you were intense
You were uncomfortable in your own skin,
You were thirsty, but mostly you were beautiful
If we were our nametags
If we were our rejections
If we were our outcomes, I'd be joining you
If we were our indignities
If we were our successes
If we were our emotions, I'd be joining you
You and I, we're like 4 year olds
We want to know why and how come about everything
We want to reveal ourselves at will and speak our minds
And never talk small and be intuitive
And question mightily and find god, my tortured beacon
We need to find like-minded companions
If we were their condemnations
If we were their projections
If we were our paranoias, I'd be joining you
If we were our incomes
If we were our obsessions
If we were our afflictions, I'd be joining you
We need reflection, we need a really good memory
Feel free to call me a little more often

Joining You - Alanis Morissette

------------------

She likes to sleep with the radio on
So she can dream of her favorite song
The one that no one has ever sung since she was small

She'll never know that she made it up
She had a soul and we ate it up
Thrown away like a paper cup
The music falls

The only flaw in her detailed plan
Is where she wins back the love of her man
Everyone knows that he's never coming back

He took her heart and she took his name
He couldn't stand taking all the blame
He left her only with guilt and shame and then she cracked

Won't it be dull when we rid ourselves
Of all these demons haunting us
To keep us company

In the dream I refuse to have
She falls asleep in a lukewarm bath
We're left to deal with the aftermath again

On behalf of humanity
I will fight for your sanity
How profound such profanity can be

Won't it be dull when we rid ourselves
Of all these demons haunting us
To keep us company

Won't it be odd to be happy like we
Always thought we're supposed to feel
But never seem to be

Near where I live there's a viaduct
Where people jump when they're out of luck
Raining down on the cars and trucks below

They've put a net there to catch their fall
Like it'll stop anyone at all
What they don't know is when nature calls, you go

They say that Jesus and mental health
Are just for those who can help themselves
But what good is that when you live in hell on earth?

From the very fear that makes you want to die
Is just the same as what keeps you alive
It's way more trouble than some suicide is worth

Won't it be dull when we rid ourselves
Of all these demons haunting us
To keep us company

Won't it be odd to be happy like we
Always thought we're supposed to feel
But never seem to be

Hard to admit I fought the war on drugs
My hands were tied and the phone was bugged
Another died and the world just shrugged it off

War on Drugs - Barenaked Ladies

bd007h
04-21-2008, 03:27 PM
Eve 6 - Friend of Mine
Avenged Sevenfold - I Won't See You Tonight, Part 1 and Part 2

bouncingcoles
04-21-2008, 06:01 PM
Voices! You're letting voices tell you what to do
When you yourself don't know.
Voices! You got one too, so let it out
And let us know when you're feeling all alone.

Well I know,
There are times when- you're feeling close to the ground
And there's times when- you may feel there's no place to call home
And there's times when- your best friend just seems so far away
And there's times when- the only end in sight is the end

You've got to come out fighting! Come out fighting! Come out fighting!
Don't let it get you down.

Problems! I've got em too but keeping them inside is not the thing to do.
Problems! You've got to face hang-ups head-on, before you know they're hangin' you.

You've got to come out fighting! Come out fighting! Come out fighting!

All alone yes all alone. Loneliness, it is something we all know.
Woooh all alone, yes all alone. Been there before so please believe me
'cause I know.

Woooooooooh. Sorry to say to your dismay your life is not the only one that you affect.
Don't you realize that a part of all of us will die inside when you yourself are dead.

You've got to come out fighting! Come out fighting! Come out fighting!
Come out fighting!

Warning you, warning you, warning me.

Come Out Fighting by Pennwise


Ironically the person who wrote that later committed suicide some years later

bighead384
04-24-2008, 11:35 AM
When I'm Dead by Stabbing Westward

I know the tears you're crying in your bed at night alone
I've cried those tears a thousand times
But those shallow empty songs about suicide are patronizing
You've got to learn to face your fears

Or do you think I'll be less lonely when I'm dead
It can't silence all the voices in my head
I close my eyes but I can't make it go away
Do you think I'll be less lonely
God I pray that I'm not lonely

When I'm dead
When I'm dead
When I'm dead

When I'm dead I won't feel any pain
But when I'm dead I won't feel anything

When I'm dead
When I'm dead
When I'm dead
When I'm dead

I know the songs you're singing, saying nothing loud and clear
I've heard that song a thousand times
But your shallow empty lies about suicide are patronizing
You can never understand what I feel

Or do you think I'll be less lonely when I'm dead
It can't silence all the voices in my head
I close my eyes but I can't make it go away
Do you think I'll be less lonely
God I pray that I'm not lonely

When I'm dead
When I'm dead
When I'm dead
When I'm dead

barangatang
04-24-2008, 03:00 PM
Shame in You- Alice in Chains.
In My opinion, one of the best and also most depressing Alice in Chains songs.

The whole song sounds very sad and suicidal tome, but the verse that really gets me is...

When Im layin,
Im still tryin,
concentrating
on dyin

Yeah, if your looking for songs about suicide, AIC are a good band to start with.

Scythe Death
04-24-2008, 06:32 PM
I Won't See You Tonight Part One and Two by Avenged Sevenfold are the best suicide songs I've heard in my life.

Lithuanian Offspring
04-24-2008, 07:13 PM
"Your" by Mom

iPunk247
04-27-2008, 01:59 AM
emo songs. commited suicide like the shitty motherfucker that I am or am I?!..