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List Rules anything with a sign of hope don't count; one album per artist; THE SMITHS AREN'T DEPRESSING!!

WARNING: Do not listen to any of these albums if you're dealing with the loss of a family member or recovering from a long-term break up. These are certain to push you to the edge!

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Blood on the Tracks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time

The Most Depressing Back Stories Behind Hit Songs The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s

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Moon Pix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Moon Pix Cat Power

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Closer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Closer Joy Division

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Faith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Faith The Cure

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No More Shall We Part is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
No More Shall We Part Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

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Tonight's the Night is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Tonight's the Night Neil Young

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Sea Change is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Sea Change Beck Hansen

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Berlin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Berlin Lou Reed

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13 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
13 Blur

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Third/Sister Lovers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time

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Red House Painters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Red House Painters Red House Painters

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Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Nebraska Bruce Springsteen

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Pink Moon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Pink Moon Nick Drake

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Dirt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Dirt Alice in Chains

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Jar of Flies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Jar of Flies

The Best Songs About Sadness The 36 Greatest On-Stage Falls of All Time

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Kid A is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Kid A Radiohead

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Dog Man Star is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Dog Man Star Suede

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From a Basement on the Hill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time

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Geek the Girl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Geek the Girl Lisa Germano

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F♯a♯∞ is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
F♯a♯∞ Godspeed You! Black Emperor

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I See a Darkness is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
I See a Darkness Will Oldham

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John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time

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Over is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Over Peter Hammill

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Degradation Trip is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time
Degradation Trip Jerry Cantrell

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Scenes From the Second Storey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time

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Desertshore is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time

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Electro-Shock Blues is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Depressing Albums of All Time