14 Best Songs for People with Depression

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I created this list of the 14 best songs for people with depression originally with the inspirational songs I listen to in order to lift my spirits if I’m having a bad day, and now I want to share it with you.  Here are 14 songs for someone with depression.

Songs for People with Depression

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The 14 Best Songs for People with Depression

I am thoroughly convinced that Bill Conti’s “Gonna Fly Now” (aka the theme song from the Rocky movie) is the best song ever created.

I used to play this song very sparingly and only for special occasions (I didn’t want this amazing song to lose its potency by being overplayed ;)).

Every time without fail, this song would lift me up and motivate me like no other, so I invite you to play this song and see if it lights your fire too.

  1. “Gonna Fly Now” by Bill Conti

In addition, here are several more great songs for people with depression or maybe if you’re just having a bad day and need something to lift your spirits.

Some are motivational and upbeat while others are a little slower and something to relate to when you’re feeling down.

2. “Hold On” by Good Charlotte

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3. “Citizen/Soldier” by 3 Doors Down

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4. “Demons” by Imagine Dragons

5. “Second Chance” by Shinedown

6. “You Raise Me Up” by Josh Groban

7. “Wonderful” by Everclear

8. “If I Lose Myself” by One Republic

9. “Break Me Out” by The Rescues

10. “Save the World” by The Swedish House Mafia

11. “Hero” by Superchick

12. “Let Me Go” by Avril Lavigne ft. Chad Kroeger

13. “Stronger” by Kelly Clarkson

14. “Secrets” by One Republic

And as a bonus, who can forget the amazing “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” from Mulan? Be sure to watch the music video for extra inspiration and motivation! 🙂

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More Songs for People with Depression

1. “Perfect” by Pink

2. “Let Me Go” by Avril Lavigne

3. “Firework” by Katy Perry

4. “Warrior” by Demi Lovato

5. “Nightingale” by Demi Lovato

6. “Brave” by Sara Bareilles

7. “Bad Day” by Daniel Powter

8. “Beautiful” by Christina Aguilera

There are times when you want to listen to motivating, upbeat music, and there are other times when you want to a song that’s so full of pure emotion that it turns you inside out.

Here are emotional songs that bring out all the feels (“feelings” in meme speak ;)). Some are a little slower or sad, but all are very emotional and powerful.

Emotional Songs That Bring Out All the Feels

Emotional Songs That Bring Out All the Feels

1. “Unsteady” by X Ambassadors

2. “Pity Party” by Melanie Martinez

3. “Get Up” by Barcelona

4. “Demons” by Imagine Dragons

5. “Home” by Gabrielle Aplin

6. “Say Something” by A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera

7. “Stressed Out” by Twenty One Pilots

8. “Apologize” by Timbaland and One Republic

9. “Life of the Party” by Shawn Mendes

10. “Down” by Jason Walker

11. “Not About Angels” by Birdy

12. “Poison and Wine” by The Civil Wars

13. “Falling Slowly” by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova

14. “Holding On and Letting Go” by Ross Copperman

15. “In My Veins” by Andrew Belle

16. “Closer” by The Chainsmokers and Halsey

17. “Drowning” by Banks

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