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Another Top Ten Happy Sounding Songs That Are Actually Depressing

also part of: Another Happy Sounding Songs That Sound Depressing
Here we go again...another batch of songs with happy-go-lucky melodies, but super-duper depressing lyrics.
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    1"Born in the U.S.A." by Bruce Springsteen
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  • 2"Hey Ya!" by OutKast
  • 3"Paper Planes" by M.I.A.
  • 4"Misery" by Maroon 5
  • 5"Mamma Mia" by ABBA
    ake "Mamma Mia," for instance. When you're shopping for handbags and you hear the familiar commercial-sound jingle coming through the store music speakers, you might tap your toe in spite of yourself.
    And in many ways ABBA embodied this ethos, but on deeper inspection we find some pretty screwed up stuff in their lyrics.
    Operating out of their ABBA Fortress in Stockholm in the 1970s, the group studied the pop culture landscape of the United States and then made music that catered to the prevailing trends of the day, which at the time meant disco. Like most bands who followed the trends and hit it big, they were saddled with the reputation of being soulless bubblegu
  • 6"Big League" by Tom Cochrane
  • 7"So What" by Pink
  • 8"Lovefool" by The Cardigans
  • 9"The Story of Us" by Taylor Swift
  • 10"The Ballad Of Charles Whitman" by Kinky Friedman
  • 11Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival suggested byDinoman217
  • 12Somebody I Used to Know - Gotye ft. Kimbra suggested byDinoman217
  • 13Renegade - Styx suggested byMelmac98
  • 14Bohemian Rhapsody - "Queen" suggested byJohn MasterFall
  • 15fallen by volbeat suggested bymajesticspaceduck
    if you don't know volbeat and like metal look them up you're welcome
  • 16Ocean Breathes Salty - "Modest Mouse" suggested byJohn MasterFall
  • 17No Rain - "Blind Melon" suggested byJohn MasterFall
  • 18Bittersweet Symphony - "The Verve" suggested byJohn MasterFall
  • 19Opposite Tables - John Denver suggested byMelmac98


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