The 50 Gloomiest Songs Of All Time
Sometimes you just have to wallow. Here are some of the most downbeat tunes ever recorded.
The Smiths are listed 3 times.
3. The Smiths - I Know It's Over
"Oh mother, I can feel the soil falling over my head," wails Morrissey in this moving track from the classic Queen Is Dead album.
10. The Smiths - Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
Another marvellously gloomy Morrissey rumination on relationships, or the lack of.
39. The Smiths - Suffer Little Children
How would you finish your first album? Why, with a song about dead children, of course. Morrissey rages against Moors Murderer Myra Hindley by adopting the persona of her young victims: "This is no easy ride, we'll haunt you til you die."