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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 Best Songs About Sadness The Best Frontmen in Rock

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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 Most Depressing Back Stories Behind Hit Songs The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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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