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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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Fuck You CeeLo Green

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Bad Blood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Songs About Hate
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jerif1997 added Gives You Hell The All-American Rejects

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Puke Eminem

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Creep Radiohead

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I Hate U is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs About Hate
I Hate U Prince

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Everything About You Ugly Kid Joe

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F.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs About Hate
F.O.D. Green Day

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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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Deuces Chris Brown

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Hateful The Clash

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Idiot Wind Bob Dylan

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

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jerif1997 added Highway to Hell AC/DC

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Go to Hell Alice Cooper

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Some People Hate is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs About Hate

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I Hate the TV Violent Femmes

Reasons Why Americans Hate Coldplay, Britain's Biggest Band

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Hate It When You Leave Keith Richards

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Closer Nine Inch Nails

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Song for the Dumped Ben Folds Five

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Hate to Feel Alice in Chains

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Hate & War The Clash

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She Hates Me Puddle of Mudd

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Hate On Me Jill Scott

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I Hate Boys Christina Aguilera

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Face Up New Order

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The Killing Type Amanda Palmer, The Grand Theft Orchestra

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Cool to Hate The Offspring

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Recipe for Hate Bad Religion

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Before You Hate It Gary Numan

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P.S. I Hate You Reel Big Fish

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World Full of Hate Dropkick Murphys

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I Hate Everybody Johnny Winter

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Lies of Hate Soul Asylum

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Irresponsible Hate Anthem Marilyn Manson

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Love to Hate Ozzy Osbourne

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The Rat The Walkmen

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Love to Hate Cyndi Lauper