Whoooah Is Me

Whoooah Is Me

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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Elysian Jane (N.F.) * explicit lyrics
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.
Nearly York (Time Alone)
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"
The 9ths (The 9ths)
Alternative Pop Rock song about the monotony of everyday life. The feeling that you've settled and gave up on your dreams.
The 9ths (The 9ths)
Pop r&b about an unrequited love, embracing the rain as a way to hide the tears from a disappointing end.
KNova (Warped Passages)
Driving, syncopated beats set the foundation for minor, electronic synths. Sort of sounds like the soundtrack to a nature show about Planet Earth, but leaves you feeling like this planet is doomed
Available for Artist Recording Projects Only (instr trax available) - Song in the style of Reba, Martina McBride, Faith Hill
Available for Artist Recording Projects Only (instr trax available) - Song in the style of Beth Orton, Lucinda Williams meets One Republic
Sacred Jason (Century Egg)
A bizarre and dreamy low-beat song about cough drops, cats, and life in quarantine. Appropriate to a kind of bored, lazy, meandering scene or moment.
Dark and dreary country song about someone getting messages in their dreams from a murder victim trying to reveal the secret of who did it and what really happened.
Cristabelle Braden (Declaration)
This song is a beautiful mix of confidence in your future and feeling bittersweet about the past.
Shawn Mathews (Blue) Courtesy of: VALE Records
Hip hop song about cutting ties with an ex after being scorned. The lyrics feature expressions of betrayal and keeping your guard up: "Don't say hi to me" and "I won't let you lie to me"
Shawn Mathews (Blue) Courtesy of: VALE Records
Downtrodden hip hop. Mathews laments on the feelings of depression, anxiety, stress, and the need to reset. Could be used in any scene featuring a character who is at the end of their wits.
Egon and the Slimers (Searching For An Exit Door) * instr tracks available
A hard-hitting yet heavy driving beat song that shares a glimpse of the speaker's dark thoughts and rough patches in life. Great for a scene that signifies the "rock bottom" moment for the individual.
Shawn Mathews (Blue) Courtesy of: VALE Records
Stuck in a rut where every day feels the same. The stresses and anxiety of what your situation is can make you just want to Erase It.
Lucas Gienow (Falling Apart)
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.
Midtempo country ballad about a meaningful love that bounces back and forth between good and bad, hot and cold, "from heaven to hell"
Nearly York (Time Alone)
Ambient piano song about someone you care about who hides out in their head from all the stresses and demons in life.
Shawn Mathews (Blue) Courtesy of: VALE Records
Pushing to try harder, go farther, a little bit higher. Perfect for scenes with characters persevering and trying to better their lives.
Three scenarios about persevering through hardship.
Soft, dreamy ballad about being lost and trying to find oneself. Would work well in any scene that depicts loss or heartache.
Cristabelle Braden (Hope Survives)
Encouraging recovery, referencing God and religion, explaining that you can heal and that life goes on.
Sherri Mullen (Shadows)
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.
Egon and the Slimers (Searching For An Exit Door) * instr tracks available
Hard rock with a slow build and electronic production. This song expresses the defeated feeling of having to constantly roll with the punches.
Lucas Gienow (Lost In The City - Single)
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.
Cristabelle Braden (Hope Survives) * instr tracks available
Piano and vocals start this song about perseverance though hardship. Drums, guitars, harmonies, and keyboards sift in and out to embellish the powerful lyrics about never giving up.
Cristabelle Braden (Declaration)
An inspirational anthem about standing up for yourself in times of trouble.
Elysian Jane (N.F. Single)
Framed like a voicemail message, this slow song is a remorseful, yearning message left for an ex-lover. Good for use in a sad break-up scene, montage, etc.
Elysian Jane (N.F.)
A moody and atmospheric description of meeting someone new and feeling the potential for something new. Investigates the urges, seductions, and especially the doubts of a new relationship.
Elysian Jane (N.F.)
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.
Cristabelle Braden (Declaration) * instr tracks available
Electronic pop song about being resilient, persevering, and never giving up no matter what.
Starts off acoustic and simple before building up to a dramatic song about someone who feels they are past their prime or at least considered by others to be past their prime...
Egon and the Slimers (Searching For An Exit Door) * instr tracks available
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.
Cristabelle Braden (Hope Survives) **instrumental version available**
Cristabelle shares her story of surviving a traumatic brain injury, rehabilitation, and perseverance through personal Struggle
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.
Cristabelle Braden (Start With Hello) * instr tracks available
Song with spiritual themes about struggling through hard times, but being lucky to have someone go through it with you. "You are right there / With me in my fear"
Sherri Mullen (Shadows)
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.
Moody country song that looks back on the good times and better times of a love that has since faded. But the memories always remain...
Cristabelle Braden (Start With Hello)
Lowkey and bitter-sweet song about finding God after feeling lost.
Nearly York (Time Alone)
A song about using your favorite music to work through the demons in your head; the storm will come but it will pass eventually
Nearly York (Time Alone)
With a bit of a cabaret feel, "Stuck In These Ways" intertwines piano and organ with a rock song about being unable to change your ways for the better.
Nearly York (Time Alone)
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"
Desperate, sad, and sparse. Sounds like a hero's regret at the end of his days. Broken and defeated. Would work in any scene that needs a somber swan song.
Breanne Primeau (The 9ths) Featuring: The 9ths
Driving pop/rock breakup song about moving past a bad relationship and progressing forward in life.
The 9ths (The 9ths) Featuring: Efficial Dudley
Piano ballad lamenting the unfairness of unrequited love. Piano, keyboard strings, guitar and vocal harmonies build up the drama in this powerful R&B tune.
The 9ths (The 9ths) ** instrumental version ** Featuring: Efficial Dudley
Heartfelt piano, strings, and guitars ebb and flow to bring out every emotion in this dramatic R&B instrumental.
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