Song of the Day: Not what you think edition

I listen to many songs that are arguably very sad and, perhaps, completely depressing. One of my favorite bands is Bella Morte (beautiful death) and they sing almost exclusively about the pain of living and death.
But this, this is the most depressing song I’ve ever heard. Because in my time I have lived and loved and lost. And while losing someone you love for any reason whether it was death, distance, divergent desires, or misconception, hurts; that isn’t the worst pain you can feel.
The worst pain you can feel is hope. Seems crazy but hear me out. Hope can be a wonderful thing. But misplaced hope is destruction. It eats its way through everything you are until you are left riddled with holes filled with pain.

So, the most depressing song, for reals:

4 thoughts on “Song of the Day: Not what you think edition

    • Pelgris May 14, 2018 / 4:50 am

      I guess what I’m saying is that no matter how much you want to be with someone, no matter how much you want to take care of them, elevate them, love them, holding onto hope… It’s completely destructive. Because it’s not your choice. You could know that you would be perfect for them. That together you could be wonderful, but if they don’t see it, won’t chance it, then it can’t happen and holding onto hope just cuts you to ribbons.


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