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The Best Songs About Self-Harm & Cutting  

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List Rules Songs with "cut" in the title are fair game, but this list focuses mainly on songs about self-harm as a subject.

This is a ranked list of the best songs about cutting and other forms of self-harm, as voted on by music fans like you. Songs like "The Way She Feels" by Between The Trees show the ugly side of being a cutter and what it's like to make yourself bleed, while other tracks are simply about people hurting themselves in general. Some of the songs included below may have the words "cut," "scar," or "bleed" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about self-harm as a subject or theme.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the self-harm songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more.
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AshleyHelle added Hollywood Undead
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HannahDelaney added Courtney Parker

It's all over, all gone, now she's greeting death.

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Maxwell O'donel added B Mike
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Makayla Jane added Britt Nicole
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Skillet
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Linkin Park
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Three Days Grace
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Between the Trees
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Papa Roach
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HannahDelaney added My Chemical Romance

Singing songs that make you slit your wrists. It isn't that much fun... staring down a loaded gun.

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Guest_f0812e6c-4519-4ba2-9c6d-ab691de6f57f added Black Veil Brides
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M'ReAdy added Amanda Loppicoli
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coolgir00 added Johnny Cash
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Nine Inch Nails
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Dave Pines added Kyle Sprat
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HannahDelaney added twenty one pilots

We're dying with every step we take...

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Foo Fighters
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ThatTardisDemiwizardConsultingDetective added Eminem, Dido
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Garbage
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Seether
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Jack Off Jill
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GustavoEliodoro added Skillet
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alexaspryberry added pierce the veil
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She Talks to Angels is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About Self-Harm & Cutting
JasonBlanpied added The Black Crowes