13 songs that made you feel like the star of your own emo music video

While being a teenager is typically a wild and carefree stage of your life, those defining years are not without their challenges. Some days it was easy to feel as though the world was out to get you and that your parents just didn’t understand.

The best cure for those gloomy days was, of course, an equally melancholic playlist. Any former teenager can attest that these songs were the perfect soundtrack for staring forlorn out a rainy bus window after school. All the feels.

1. Secondhand Serenade – “Fall For You”

2. Death Cab For Cutie – “I Will Follow You Into The Dark”

3. The All-American Rejects – “It Ends Tonight”

4. Anna Nalick – “Breathe (2 AM)”

5. Avril Lavigne – “I’m With You”

6. Green Day – “Boulevard of Broken Dreams”

7. Kelly Clarkson – “Behind These Hazel Eyes”

8. Howie Day – “Collide”

9. Daniel Powter – “Bad Day”

10. Snow Patrol – “Chasing Cars”

11. Simple Plan – “Perfect”

12. A Day To Remember – “Have Faith In Me”

13. Hilary Duff – “Come Clean”

Check out the full playlist below:

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