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Songs.... Good for depression & bad for depression....

Discussion in 'Mental Health Disorders' started by Call Me Useless, Jul 19, 2013.

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  1. Here are two that come to mind....

    Bad - Dont fear the reaper by Blue Oyster Cult. The lyrics are just so awesome.

    Good - Laura's story. Religious connotations - so if that bothers you then do not bother. But I really like it and she sings with such emotion....
  2. insiiideouuut

    insiiideouuut Well-Known Member

    No song cheers me up like Bad Moon Rising does. A jolly uplifting song about the apocalypse, exactly my kind of thing :)
  3. snarrylover

    snarrylover Well-Known Member

    I find certain genres of music can be good and bad for depression, not just particular songs. Anything pop, despite what the lyrics are saying, makes me happy. Dance/trance can go either way for me depending on my mood/current situation.

    Things like Timbaland's "Apologize" and One Republic's "Stop and Stare" are things I call "Mood Songs" because they make me feel emotional and I have to be in a good mood to be able to handle them.

    Things like Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger" and Bonnie Tyler's "I Need a Hero" always get me feeling better.
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