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There's a fine line between love and hate, but the best songs about hate usually blur that line. Everyone knows that the greatest songs about hate are usually written post-break up, when the musician's heart is still raw and full of feels. But ex-lovers aren't the only thing on these bands' minds - Radiohead and Joan Jett have written songs about self-loathing, while the Violent Femmes have sung about their hatred for television. Tupac Shakur even raps about hating the world.

Of all the best hate songs out there, CeeLo Green's "F--k You," tops our list. It's the most scathing hate song out there, bedsides Bob Dylan's "Positively 4th Street." Radiohead's "Creep" and Nirvana's "I Hate Myself and I Want to Die" deal with self-hatred. Say Anything's "Hate Everyone," is about Max Bemis's early onset disdain for the human race. The Avett Brothers, however, really turn the hate song genre around with their "Ballad of Love and Hate." They sing about the different perspectives of a woman, (Love) and her boyfriend, (Hate), and how they treat each other in a relationship.  

Vote up the best songs about hate below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section! 
 
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Bad Blood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Songs About Hate
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Puke Eminem

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Fuck You CeeLo Green

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jerif1997 added Gives You Hell The All-American Rejects

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I Hate U is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs About Hate
I Hate U Prince

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Creep Radiohead

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bruce-adams added You Oughta Know Sitcom Actor-comedian Dave Coulier from Full House claimed to being the ex-boyfriend portrayed in the song

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I Hope You Die The Bloodhound Gang

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Everything About You Ugly Kid Joe

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F.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Songs About Hate
F.O.D. Green Day

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I Hate Myself for Loving You Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Joan Jett

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Singers Who Hate Their Biggest Songs

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Irresponsible Hate Anthem Marilyn Manson

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Go to Hell Alice Cooper

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P.S. I Hate You Reel Big Fish

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jerif1997 added Highway to Hell AC/DC

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She Hates Me Puddle of Mudd

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Idiot Wind Bob Dylan

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Closer Nine Inch Nails

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Cool to Hate The Offspring

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Hateful The Clash

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Song for the Dumped Ben Folds Five

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Deuces Chris Brown

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Hate to Feel Alice in Chains

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The Best Taylor Swift Songs

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Recipe for Hate Bad Religion

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Before You Hate It Gary Numan

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Some People Hate is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs About Hate

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I Hate Boys Christina Aguilera

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Hate On Me Jill Scott

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I Hate the TV Violent Femmes

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World Full of Hate Dropkick Murphys

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Love to Hate Cyndi Lauper

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I Hate Everybody Johnny Winter

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Hate It When You Leave Keith Richards

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Face Up New Order

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Hate & War The Clash

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I Hate Everything George Strait

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Lies of Hate Soul Asylum

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I Hate Music The Replacements

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Hate That I Love You Ne-Yo, Rihanna, Shaffer Smith