Royalty free sad music: Poor me…poor me…. For scenes that need to tap into a hopeless and down trodden vibe…these songs of angst have got you covered. Songs and instrumentals that evoke feelings of anxiety, unease, hopelessness, and of course sadness. This playlist will give your audience an emotional rollercoaster!
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In this song, Elysian Jane, occasionally punctuated by another extremely deep voice, expresses the pain and difficulty of life. This is reminiscent of spoken-word poetry, with the performer speaking over a piano part in the background.
Atlernative rock song with chugging guitars, atmospheric keyboards and harmonies. Ponders how to stay grounded after losing the stabilizing force in his life: "I don't wanna know where I will float to without you to Anchor Me Down"
Featuring electronic artist Cam Alexander, Falling Apart shows the struggle of aging and realizing that some dreams take longer to come true. Provides a feeling of reflection on who the person has become based on the trials and tribulations they have faced.
With her looping device, a guitar, and her own voice as her weapons of choice, Angela Sheik pours forth an anthem for anyone who has ever felt they were destined for something more. The instrumentation mixed with the lyrics provides a solid environment for someone who can't seem to get it right, but can be seen working hard to change the alignment of their stars.
This calming, gentle, medium-paced song that reflects on the times where there is a moment of calm and clarity about a difficult situation. This calm and clarity will show that people need to push through and stay the course that they are on, leading them to get it done and everything will be fine.
Featuring electronic artist Cam Alexander, Lost in the City is an upbeat yet reflective pop-electronic song about feeling lost, whether the feeling comes from romance, moving to a new place, or from life in general. With Zedd-esque builds and instrumental drops and a catchy chorus, this song is a great fit for all kinds of visual projects.
Electronica-inspired dark pop with female lead. Features a steady "four on the floor" pulse with simple harmonic progressions, sweeping synth leads, tribal-esque auxilliary percussion patterns, and cinematic sound effects at transition points. Note: Outro after guitar solo includes a spoken word section to conclude the narrative.
The eerie compressed keyboard serves as the perfect introduction to this story that almost sounds like a more somber version of Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds by the Beatles. Perfect for an angsty and confused character that is trying to find their way in the world or through a lucid dream.
A vulnerably sung acoustic song that suggests a resolution to relationship issues in the form of a letter. Rather than following a strict storyline, DeSantis paints a lyrical picture of tension and reflection that allows the listener to fill in the blanks with their own personal experiences.
Slow, melancholy piece that can play with the emotions. There is some hope near the end, but the song still has that overwhelming sad feeling. Can be used in a scene about a break-up of a long relationship or a marriage gone wrong.
Jazzy guitar and piano create a tense musical bed for this lyric lamenting the grounded feeling of being stuck in a rut in a humdrum existence. Worst of all "you stopped coming round to take me higher"