Songs about death - Part I

Created by Alma Barroca on 31 يناير 2018
Songs about death - Part I

Songs that deal with the subject of death. Death of self, someone loved, etc.

100 other songs can be found here.

This song doesn't directly mention death, but its lyrics can be a reference to Cazuza's last days, perishing to AIDS. He mentions to his family that he is afraid. The song's title can be understood as if we were puppets to God - he did of us what he wanted.

لغة الأغنية:  البرتغالية

الفنان:  Cazuza

This song was written after one of Laura Pausini's friends died. She even planted a tree in her home, alluding to the lyrics.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Laura Pausini

This song was written after one of Laura Pausini's friends died. She even planted a tree in her home, alluding to the lyrics.

لغة الأغنية:  الاسبانية

الفنان:  Laura Pausini

This song was written after two of Laura Pausini's childhood friends died. The music video shows three little girls interacting, showing Laura and her late friends.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Laura Pausini

This song was written after two of Laura Pausini's childhood friends died.

لغة الأغنية:  الاسبانية

الفنان:  Laura Pausini

الترجمات:  الإنكليزيةالروسية

This song was written after Laura Pausini's grandmother died. She was very attached to this grandma and misses her a lot.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Laura Pausini

This song was written after Laura Pausini's grandmother died. She was very attached to this grandma and misses her a lot.

لغة الأغنية:  الاسبانية

الفنان:  Laura Pausini

This song was written after Laura Pausini's grandmother died. She was very attached to this grandma and misses her a lot.

لغة الأغنية:  البرتغالية

الفنان:  Laura Pausini

Suggested by DarkJoshua. Talks about a child who's lost their mother and wish to die in order to be together with her.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Sophie Meade

Suggested by petit élève.

لغة الأغنية:  الرومانية

الفنان:  Tudor Gheorghe

Suggested by taddy26. Miley Cyrus wrote the song for her late grandfather.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Hannah Montana 2: Meet Miley Cyrus (OST)

Suggested by petit élève. One of many songs about the loss of a friend.

لغة الأغنية:  الفرنسية

الفنان:  Jacques Brel

Suggested by petit élève. Song talks about mortality.

لغة الأغنية:  الفرنسية

الفنان:  Georges Brassens

In 'The Lion King' Broadway musical, this eulogy is performed after the death of King Mufasa and the alleged death of Simba in the wildebeest stampede. The characters mourn the death of their leader.

لغة الأغنية:  زولووية

الفنان:  The Lion King (Musical)

Suggested by maluca.

لغة الأغنية:  الفرنسية

الفنان:  Jacques Brel

Suggested by petit élève. Singer pictures a last feast with his friends before his death.

لغة الأغنية:  الفرنسية

الفنان:  Jacques Brel

Suggested by petit élève. About how elderly people wait for the Grim Reaper to come .

لغة الأغنية:  الفرنسية

الفنان:  Jacques Brel

Suggested by petit élève. It's a tragic love story where the girl dies in the end.

لغة الأغنية:  الفرنسية

الفنان:  Jacques Brel

Suggested by petit élève.

لغة الأغنية:  الفرنسية

الفنان:  Jacques Brel

Suggested by petit élève. Song is about suicide.

لغة الأغنية:  الفرنسية

الفنان:  Jacques Brel

Suggested by Loot.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  The Jim Caroll Band

الترجمة:  الكرواتية

Suggested by Loot.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  The Addams Family (musical)

الترجمة:  البرتغالية

Suggested by maluca.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Bobbie Gentry

Suggested by maluca.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Bert Sommer

الترجمات:  الألمانيةالبولندية

Suggested by Viola Ortes.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Riki Maiocchi

الترجمة:  الفرنسية

Suggested by Viola Ortes. It talks about a man who suicides to not to live his life on a wheelchair.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Alberto Fortis

Suggested by Viola Ortes. It talks about a man who's on the bed of death of a friend and begs him to not to die.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Marco Masini

Suggested by Viola Ortes. It talks about a man who describes his life of when he was a child and begs his dead father to come back.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Marco Masini

Suggested by Viola Ortes. It talks about an italian family by their mamma's bed, accompanying her through the way...

لغة الأغنية:  الفرنسية

الفنان:  Charles Aznavour

Suggested by Viola Ortes. It talks about an italian family by their mamma's bed, accompanying her through the way...

Italian version of #29.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Charles Aznavour

Suggested by Sarasvati.

لغة الأغنية:  الاسبانية

الفنان:  Lila Downs

Suggested by petit élève. Song pictures the anguish of death and ending with the day of reckoning.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Worship Songs - Various Religions

الترجمة:  الفرنسية

Suggested by petit élève.

لغة الأغنية:  الروسية

الفنان:  Bulat Okudzhava

Suggested by petit élève. Song deals with his own fear of death in a symbolic way.

لغة الأغنية:  الروسية

الفنان:  Vladimir Vysotsky

Suggested by petit élève. Song is about the loss of a friend in war.

لغة الأغنية:  الروسية

الفنان:  Vladimir Vysotsky

In May 1993, Dion lost her 16-year-old daughter Karine to cystic fibrosis. This song is a direct reference to death as it mentions flying to find a light.

لغة الأغنية:  الفرنسية

الفنان:  Céline Dion

In May 1993, Dion lost her 16-year-old daughter Karine to cystic fibrosis. This song is a direct reference to death as it mentions flying to find a light. This is the English version of the song 'Vole' (#36 on this list).

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Céline Dion

Suggested by Diazepan Medina. John Leyton cover.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Spell

الترجمة:  الروسية

Suggested by alltid_aldrig.

لغة الأغنية:  الألمانية

الفنان:  Soap&Skin

Suggested by alltid_aldrig.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Fabrizio De André

Suggested by alltid_aldrig.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Fabrizio De André

Suggested by alltid_aldrig.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Fabrizio De André

Suggested by alltid_aldrig.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Fabrizio De André

Suggested by Sarasvati.

لغة الأغنية:  الفرنسية

الفنان:  Léo Ferré

Suggested by phantasmagoria. Title translates as "Life", a pretty simply explanation about how everyone will meet the same fate, no one is an exception to the rule.

لغة الأغنية:  زابوتك

الفنان:  Zapotec Folk

Suggested by phantasmagoria. Title translates as "Wedding Celebration" - a song about a son behind bars as he explains that his little brother is getting married and he has no way of reaching him. In the end, the man dies in prison and asks his siblings to love each other and love his mother on his behalf.

لغة الأغنية:  زابوتك

الفنان:  César López Orozco

Suggested by phantasmagoria. Title translates as "Grandmother" - a song about a man remembering his grandmother (after she has passed away), growing older and then understanding as an old man why his grandmother used to cry when she looked up at the sky.

لغة الأغنية:  زابوتك

الفنان:  Martín Chacón

Suggested by phantasmagoria. Title is the name of the woman in the song - a man tries to see his beloved who is bedridden and ill but her mother keeps him away, his beloved dies without having seen him for the last time. The man promises her that he will soon join her because nothing is keeping him from going.

لغة الأغنية:  زابوتك

الفنان:  Zapotec Folk

Suggested by phantasmagoria. Title translates as "When a Tehuana (a woman from Tehuantepec) dies" - a "spoken word" song about the rituals and procession after a woman of Tehuantepec dies.

لغة الأغنية:  الاسبانية

الفنان:  Jesús Ramírez Hernández

Suggested by phantasmagoria. Luis Martínez Hinojosa wrote and composed the song depicting a man's desire to say farewell to his fatherland (and state), along with the traditions that come from there and asks for forgiveness that he's leaving his home (through death).

Song languages:  الاسبانية, زابوتك

الفنان:  Luis Martínez Hinojosa

Suggested by phantasmagoria. A man is unable to bury his grandson and is hassled for documentation and money by a gravedigger, so he goes and buries him in a box he's made under a milpa, then proceeds to warn others that "no matter if you're rich or poor, even in death (in a cemetery) you will find inequality".

لغة الأغنية:  الاسبانية

الفنان:  Luis Martínez Hinojosa

Song remembers one of vocalist Amy Lee's sisters, who died of an illness in 1987 at age three.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Evanescence

Song is performed from the perspective of someone who has just committed suicide

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Evanescence

Suggested by Viola Ortes. It talks about a man who's gonna die in a snow storm on the mount Kilimanjaro.

لغة الأغنية:  الفرنسية

الفنان:  Pascal Danel

Suggested by Viola Ortes. It talks about a man who dies while working.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Francesco De Gregori

الترجمات:  الإنكليزيةالفرنسية

Suggested by Diazepan Medina. Song tells the story of a prisioner who is set free, just to find out his loved one died of sorrow and was buried by her father.

لغة الأغنية:  الاسبانية

الفنان:  Antonio Molina

Suggested by Diazepan Medina. This song was specifically written for a certain scene in a Manolo Escobar movie (Entre Dos Amores). His daughter had a fatal accident while horseriding and she doesn't survive. This song is played in the background while she's at the hospital.

لغة الأغنية:  الاسبانية

الفنان:  Manolo Escobar

الترجمات:  الإنكليزيةالفرنسية

Suggested by Diazepan Medina. Song is about the suicide of the argentinian poetess Alfonsina Storni who in real life jumped from a bridge to the sea, but the song says she moved slowly deep into the sea.

لغة الأغنية:  الاسبانية

الفنان:  Mercedes Sosa

The song doesn't directly talk about death, but it has been heavily used in videos made by people who lost their loved ones (most often, a child).

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Kristin Chenoweth

Suggested by Zarina01. Song title translates to Lady Death in English.

لغة الأغنية:  الألبانية

الفنان:  Rona Nishliu

الترجمة:  الإنكليزية

Suggested by Josemar. In his words, the singer has a unique way to talk about death.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Sopor Æternus & the Ensemble of Shadows

Suggested by Karaula. This song is about the tuberculosis that the artist suffered from. It is so sad that many people attempted suicide after hearing it, so much that Josip Broz Tito had to legally prohibit playing it.

اللغات:  الصربية → الإنكليزية

Created by Karaula on الاثنين, February 26, 2018

Suggested by Karaula.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Johnny Cash

Suggested by Karaula. In his words, this is 'The saddest song that I know, maybe not the same in English, but whenever I hear the original I (he) almost sheds a tear'. The song talks about a mother's death.

اللغات:  البوسنية → الإنكليزية

Created by MayGoLoco on الجمعة, July 8, 2011

Suggested by Zarina01. Song is about the vocalist Amy Lee's younger sister, who tragically died when she was only three, it's about how Amy is grieving her sister's death and how she's contemplating suicide to be with her deceased sister.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Evanescence

Suggested by makis17.

Song languages:  الإنكليزية, الفرنسية

الفنان:  Idaaliur

الترجمة:  اليونانية

Suggested by solo.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Scorpions

Suggested by solo.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Scorpions

Suggested by solo.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Led Zeppelin

Suggested by solo.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Jerry Cantrell

الترجمة:  الصربية

Suggested by solo.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Mad Season

الترجمة:  الصربية

Suggested by solo.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Alice in Chains

Suggested by solo.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Alice in Chains

Suggested by solo.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Queen

Suggested by solo.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Queen

Suggested by solo.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Bulbous Creation

الترجمة:  الأوكرانية

Suggested by Nil. The song is about a young student who dies in a car crash.

لغة الأغنية:  البرتغالية

الفنان:  Legião Urbana

الترجمات:  الإنكليزيةالفرنسية

Suggested by Viola Ortes. Song talks about Stefania, a girl who dies in childbirth at the age of twenty.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Francesco Guccini

Suggested by stary night.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Lacuna Coil

Suggested by Marica Nicolska.

لغة الأغنية:  الروسية

الفنان:  Mary Nikolska

Suggested by maluca.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Suggested by BreezyDay.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Bob Dylan

Suggested by BreezyDay.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Dead Can Dance

Suggested by Stefano8. Song tells the story of a man who knows he must die has time to settle his life and say goodbye to everybody and everything, with sadness but no regrets.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Piccola Orchestra Karasciò

Suggested by Stefano8. Song tells the story of an old woman who is serene while thinking about her death. She had a full life, but now she’s ready to depart; also, she will get to see her loved ones again.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Within Temptation

Suggested by Stefano8. This is a tribute for a friend that was gone too soon.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Francesco Guccini

Suggested by Stefano8. Song is about a young girl who died just as she was entering life, after meeting her first love.

لغة الأغنية:  الأيطالية

الفنان:  Fabrizio De André

Suggested by Stefano8. Sadness imbues this song about a horse that toiled in an underground mine its whole life. The only relief it gets is when it’s finally too old to keep working, and it’s put down right after being brought out into the sun one last time.

لغة الأغنية:  الصقلية

الفنان:  Domenico Modugno

Suggested by Black Mamba.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Eurielle

Suggested by bilgeakbas.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Agnes Obel

الترجمات:  الاسبانيةالتركية

Suggested by notaprincess9.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  The Offspring

Suggested by notaprincess9.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Avenged Sevenfold

Suggested by notaprincess9.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Michael Jackson

Suggested by notaprincess9.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Westlife

Suggested by v1kos. This is an anti-war song. It is about all of the young soldiers who gave their lives in the first World War.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Dropkick Murphys

Suggested by v1kos. This song is about a woman mourning for the death of her loved one.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Evanescence

Suggested by v1kos. This song is about a man waking up after dreaming about his own death.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Linkin Park

Suggested by v1kos. This song is about an atheist man who is about to die.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Muse

Suggested by v1kos. This song is about the death of Martian (The bassist’s dog ).

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Red Hot Chili Peppers

الترجمات:  الألمانيةالتركية

Suggested by Jethro Paris.

لغة الأغنية:  الإنكليزية

الفنان:  Eminem

التعليقات
AnerneqAnerneq    الأربعاء, 31/01/2018 - 22:41

I'm going to love this collection, I wonder why I didn't think about it earlier. Check this song out, it's about a child who's lost their mother and wish to die in order to be together with her.

RadixIceRadixIce    الخميس, 01/02/2018 - 00:34

I need a friend like Laura Pausini :d

RadixIceRadixIce    الخميس, 01/02/2018 - 00:41

Because she seems to appreciate her friends, look, she's even written a song after her friend died :d

RadixIceRadixIce    الخميس, 01/02/2018 - 18:32

Oh,man! She's the kind of friend I need :d

makis17makis17    الخميس, 01/02/2018 - 18:49

I still wouldn't like ever friend to sing my eulogy. *shok* Tongue smile

Alma BarrocaAlma Barroca    الأحد, 04/02/2018 - 19:26

How could I forget THIS song?!? I watched this musical live here in Brazil, it was so funny and catchy!! xD

It's been added now, thanks for reminding me Wink smile

Arou_Arou_    الأحد, 04/02/2018 - 21:10

Cool! Teeth smile
Yeah, I've watched it too, over here, and I liked it a lot! Catchy tunes, like you said, and puns galore... Awesome! Tongue smile

You're welcome! Regular smile

BreezyDayBreezyDay    الجمعة, 05/04/2019 - 03:52

When I was a kid, I had an 8-track with this song. Used to listen to it all the time.

Viola OrtesViola Ortes    السبت, 03/02/2018 - 15:30

Please add this: https://lyricstranslate.com/en/alberto-fortis-la-sedia-di-lillà-lyrics.h... it talks about a man who suicides to not to live his life on a wheelchair.
And this: https://lyricstranslate.com/en/marco-masini-frankenstein-lyrics.html it talks about a man who's on the bed of death of a friend and begs him to not to die.
This one too: https://lyricstranslate.com/en/marco-masini-caro-babbo-lyrics.html
It talks about a man who describes his life of when he was a child and begs his dead father to come back.

Viola OrtesViola Ortes    السبت, 03/02/2018 - 16:36

Yes, he sung many songs in italian. He's 94 years old and he's gonna be in Italy the next 23rd of june for a unique concert after the one in Verona on september 2016. I hope I'm gonna be able to be at that concert.

Alma BarrocaAlma Barroca    الأحد, 04/02/2018 - 19:38

All should have been added by now, thanks for the suggestions Regular smile

alltid_aldrigalltid_aldrig    الأربعاء, 07/02/2018 - 13:12

I would suggest Soap&Skin's "Vater"
https://lyricstranslate.com/it/vater-father.html-0

And Fabrizio De André's "Preghiera in Gennaio";
https://lyricstranslate.com/it/preghiera-gennaio-prayer-january.html

"La ballata dell'eroe";
https://lyricstranslate.com/it/Fabrizio-De-Andre-La-ballata-delleroe-lyr...

"La ballata dell'amore cieco";
https://lyricstranslate.com/it/la-ballata-dell039amore-cieco-ballad-blin...

and "La morte"
https://lyricstranslate.com/it/la-morte-death.html-0#songtranslation

(Actually many of his songs revolve around the theme of death but these are my favourite ones)

líadanlíadan    الخميس, 15/02/2018 - 02:03

Okay, after some thought I'd like to present the following:

Zapotec:
1. Guenda nabáani: https://lyricstranslate.com/en/tonana-guendanabani-lyrics.html
Title translates as "Life", a pretty simply explanation about how everyone will meet the same fate, no one is an exception to the rule.

2. Saa Guendaxheela': https://lyricstranslate.com/en/tlalok-guerrero-saa-guendaxheela-lyrics.html
Title translates as "Wedding Celebration" - a song about a son behind bars as he explains that his little brother is getting married and he has no way of reaching him. In the end, the man dies in prison and asks his siblings to love each other and love his mother on his behalf.

3. Xahuéla': https://lyricstranslate.com/en/mi-abuela-xahu%C3%A9la-my-grandma.html
Title translates as "Grandmother" - a song about a man remembering his grandmother (after she has passed away), growing older and then understanding as an old man why his grandmother used to cry when she looked up at the sky.

4. Simuna: https://lyricstranslate.com/en/zapotec-folk-simuna-lyrics.html
Title is the name of the woman in the song - a man tries to see his beloved who is bedridden and ill but her mother keeps him away, his beloved dies without having seen him for the last time. The man promises her that he will soon join her because nothing is keeping him from going.

Spanish:
1. Cuando la tehuana muere: https://lyricstranslate.com/en/jes%C3%BAs-ram%C3%ADrez-hern%C3%A1ndez-cu...
Title translates as "When a Tehuana1 dies" - a "spoken word" song about the rituals and procession after a woman of Tehuantepec dies.

2. Guigu Bi'cu: https://lyricstranslate.com/en/luis-mart%C3%ADnez-hinojosa-guigu-bicu-ly...
Luis Martínez Hinojosa wrote and composed the song depicting a man's desire to say farewell to his fatherland (and state), along with the traditions that come from there and asks for forgiveness that he's leaving his home (through death).

3. Miguel y el panteonero: https://lyricstranslate.com/en/luis-mart%C3%ADnez-hinojosa-miguel-y-el-p...
A man is unable to bury his grandson and is hassled for documentation and money by a gravedigger, so he goes and buries him in a box he's made under a milpa, then proceeds to warn others that "no matter if you're rich or poor, even in death (in a cemetery) you will find inequality".

  • 1. a woman from Tehuantepec
Alma BarrocaAlma Barroca    الخميس, 15/02/2018 - 22:31

All should have been added by now, thanks for the suggestions Regular smile

Diazepan MedinaDiazepan Medina    الأحد, 18/02/2018 - 22:44

New suggestions:

https://lyricstranslate.com/es/antonio-molina-la-hija-de-juan-sim%C3%B3n...
A prisioner is set free, just to find out his loved one died of sorrow and was buried by her father

https://lyricstranslate.com/es/manolo-escobar-sabor-zorongo-lyrics.html
This song was specifically written for a certain scene in a Manolo Escobar movie (Entre Dos Amores). His daughter had a fatal accident while horseriding and she doesn't survive. This song is played in the background while she's at the hospital.

https://lyricstranslate.com/es/mercedes-sosa-alfonsina-y-el-mar-lyrics.html
It's about the suicide of the argentinian poetess Alfonsina Storni who in real life jumped from a bridge to the sea, but the song says she moved slowly deep into the sea.

KaraulaKaraula    الأثنين, 26/02/2018 - 01:51

https://lyricstranslate.com/en/plu%C4%87a-su-mi-bolna-my-lungs-are-achin...
This song is about the tuberculosis that the artist suffered from. It is so sad that many people attempted suicide after hearing it, so much that Josip Broz Tito had to legally prohibit playing it.

https://lyricstranslate.com/en/johnny-cash-when-man-comes-around-lyrics....
This one speaks for itself.

https://lyricstranslate.com/en/ne-klepeci-nanulama-dont-rattle-your-wood...
The saddest song that I know, maybe not the same in English, but whenever I hear the original I almost shed a tear. It's about a mother's death.

BreezyDayBreezyDay    الأحد, 18/11/2018 - 04:33

Knocking on Heaven's Door, Bob Dylan

Hard To Say Good Bye, Boyz to Men

Alma BarrocaAlma Barroca    الأحد, 18/11/2018 - 18:49

The Boyz song hasn't been added yet, so I can't add it here.

BreezyDayBreezyDay    الجمعة, 05/04/2019 - 03:48

Sorry, I should have added it. Not sure where my head was

Alma BarrocaAlma Barroca    الأحد, 18/11/2018 - 18:49

Hi, most of them have been added -- sorry for taking almost nine months in some cases. Better late than never, they say.

BreezyDayBreezyDay    الأثنين, 19/11/2018 - 14:48

Sinead O'Connor, i am stretched on your grave

Alma BarrocaAlma Barroca    الأحد, 16/12/2018 - 23:04

There doesn't seem to be an entry of this song in her page. Is it a cover? I have added one with the same name, if it's different, I'll remove it.

BreezyDayBreezyDay    الجمعة, 05/04/2019 - 04:05

Sorry I should have added it.

ADDING: Forgive my rudeness!

v1k0sv1k0s    الأربعاء, 03/04/2019 - 01:01

Dropkick Murphys - The Green Fields Of France
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/dropkick-murphys-green-fields-france-lyri...
This is an anti-war song. It is about all of the young soldiers who gave their lives in the first World War.
"And I can't help but wonder, no, Willie McBride
Do all those who lie here know why they died?
Did you really believe them when they told you "The Cause"?
Did you really believe that this war would end wars?".

Evanescence - Even in Death
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/Evanescence-Even-Death-lyrics.html
This song is about a woman mourning for the death of her loved one.
"Some say I'm crazy for my love, [...]
They don't know you can't leave me
They don't hear you singing to me".

Linkin Park - Leave Out All the Rest
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/Linkin-Park-Leave-out-all-rest-lyrics.html
This song is about a man waking up after dreaming about his own death.
"When my time comes, forget the wrong that I've done
Help me leave behind some reasons to be missed".

Muse - Thoughts Of A Dying Atheist
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/Muse-Thoughts-Dying-Atheist-lyrics.html
This song is about an atheist man who is about to die.
"Look through a faithless eye
Are you afraid to die?

It scares the hell out of me
And the end is all I can see".

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Death of a martian
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/red-hot-chili-peppers-death-martian-lyric...
This song is about the death of Martian (The bassist’s dog ).
"Bear paws and rascal power
Watching us in your garage
Big girl you ate the neighbor
The nova is over"

Jethro ParisJethro Paris    الأربعاء, 03/04/2019 - 00:51

Eminem - Like Toy Soldiers
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Eminem - Difficult A rare song Eminem wrote after his best friend's death. He actually never officialy released it and you can hear how bad he was feeling.
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Eminem - Stan
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Eminem - Bad Guy
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Orelsan - Elle viendra quand même A song about death
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Orelsan - Peur de l'echec This song is self-critical, as the song progresses, Orelsan expresses his disgust with his life and the different ways he would like to end it.
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Craig Grey - Fade Away Created for Grand Theft Auto III. Fun fact: The song mostly play when it's raining.
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Barbara - L'Aigle Noir Barbara never really explained what was the sense of this song. But many thoeries says the Black Eagle is just a metaphor for her dad, who abused her when she was young.
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Vox Angeli - L'Oiseau This song also use a metaphor, the bird being a real person, for sure. BUT, I still don't know if it's about someone's death, or someone who left forever. In any case, it's still a loss...
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Joan Baez - Here's To You
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Louane - Maman A song about her mother
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The Hanging Tree

Alma BarrocaAlma Barroca    الأربعاء, 03/04/2019 - 23:29

Thank you for all of these! I only could add one, as the 100 item limit was reached, however Confused smile

Jethro ParisJethro Paris    الخميس, 04/04/2019 - 07:35

No problem Juan, don't worry! Wink smile

You can create a part II if you want Teeth smile

Sailor PokeMoon2Sailor PokeMoon2    الجمعة, 05/04/2019 - 02:45

I know you ran out of room but could I suggest some more songs?

Zarya MoonwolfZarya Moonwolf    الخميس, 07/05/2020 - 03:20

Will you make a second list? I have a song i'd like to share but there are already 100 in this collection.

Alma BarrocaAlma Barroca    الخميس, 07/05/2020 - 15:16

OK, it took me more than a year to think of it, but given all the songs that were left out, I'll open a 'Part II' today evening Wink smile