30 Indie/Alternative Songs That Make Me Feel



30. “This could be the end of everything, so why don’t we go somewhere only we know.” -Somewhere Only We Know by Keane

29. “I’m sorry but I’d rather be getting high than watching my family die.” – Me by The 1975

28.They say it’s happy here, but happiness is figurative.  I’m happy ‘cause of me, doesn’t matter where I’m living.” – West Coast by The Neighbourhood

27. “New York had lied to me, I needed the truth. Oh I need somebody, needed someone I could trust. I don’t gamble, but if I did, I would bet on us.” – Dead Sea by The Lumineers

26. “I’m glad I didn’t die before I met you, but now I don’t care. I could go anywhere with you and I’d probably be happy.” – First Day Of My Life by Bright Eyes


25. “There’s no end, there’s no goodbye, disappear with the night. No time, no time, no time, no time, no time.” – Wait by M83

24. “I’m tired of feeling like I’m fucking crazy.” – Ride by Lana Del Rey

23. “Don’t get too close, it’s dark inside, it’s where my demons hide.” – Demons by Imagine Dragons

22. “But I crumble completely when you cry, it seems like once again you’ve had to greet me with goodbye. I’m always just about to go and spoil the surprise, take my hands off of your eyes too soon.” – 505 by Arctic Monkeys

21. “If the city never sleeps, then that makes two.” –The City by Ed Sheeran

20. “Nobody said it was easy, no one ever said it would be so hard. Oh, take me back to the start.” –The Scientist by Coldplay


19. “Oh, can you tell? I haven’t slept very well since the last time that we spoke.” – Stay by Mayday Parade

18. “And I, I hope for your life, you can forget about mine.” – Small Hands by Keaton Henson

17.  “I don’t love you, but I always will.” – Poison and Wine by The Civil Wars

16. “I would have stayed up with you all night, had I known how to save a life.” – How To Save A Life by The Fray

15. “You have always worn your flaws upon your sleeve, and I have always buried them deep beneath the ground. Dig them up; let’s finish what we started.” – Flaws by Bastille


14. “You’ve got a warm heart, you’ve got a beautiful brain, but it’s disintegrated from all the medicine.” – Medicine by Daughter

13. “We’re reeling through the midnight streets, and I’ve never felt more alone. It feels so scary, getting old.” – Ribs by Lorde

12. “Use your hands in my spare time, we’ve got one thing in common, it’s this tongue of mine.” – Sex by The 1975

11. “I’ve seen more spine in jellyfish, I’ve seen more guts in eleven-year old kids. Have another drink and drive yourself home, I hope there’s ice on all the roads so you can think of me when you forget your seatbelt and again when your head goes through the windshield.” – 70 x 7 by Brand New

10. “What am I gonna do when the best part of me was always you?” –Breakeven by The Script


9. “And I don’t want the world to see me, ‘cause I don’t think that they’d understand. When everything is meant to be broken, I just want you to know who I am.” – Iris by The Goo Goo Dolls

8. “Home is wherever I’m with you.” – Home by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

7. “If I just lay here, will you lay with me and just forget the world?” –Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol

6. “So for once in my life, let me get what I want. Lord knows, it would be the first time.” -Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want by The Smiths

5. “The blood is on your tongue as well as your hands.” – Antichrist by The 1975


4. “And I told you to be patient, and I told you to be kind. And I told you to be balanced, and I told you to be kind.” – Skinny Love by Bon Iver

3. “Control yourself. Take only what you need from it.” – Kids by MGMT

2. “You sit there in your heartache, waiting on some beautiful boy to save you from your own ways.” – When You Were Young by The Killers

1.  “Won’t stop ‘till it’s over, won’t stop to surrender.” – Sweet Disposition by The Temper Trap