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40 Popular Songs with Upbeat Tune But Dark Lyrics

 Here are 40 Popular Songs with Upbeat Tune But Dark Lyrics for you. These are upbeat songs that are super dark. Do you know anyone of these famous dark themed songs. These top 40 songs that sound happy but are depressing are examples of dark songs. This list has most of the old, new upbeat songs with dark lyrics.

1. Copacabana

"Copacabana" also known as "Copacabana (At the Copa)" sung by Barry Manilow, was a hit 1978 song. It is is a very dark a depressing song with peppy music.

2. MGMT - When You Die

When you die is an upbeat song with dark lyrics.


3. MGMT - It's Working

It's working is an upbeat song with depressing lyrics.


4. Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World

Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World is an upbeat song with dark meanings.


5. Excitable Boy by Warren Zevon

Excitable Boy by Warren Zevon is a popular song with dark meanings.


6. Eddy Grant-Electric Avenue

Electric Avenue is a song with disturbing meaning.


7. Eddy Grant - Gimme Hope Jo Anna 1988

Eddy Grant - Gimme Hope Jo Anna 1988 of the most depressing upbeat songs that are sad.


8. 9 to 5 by Dolly Parton

9 to 5 by Dolly Parton is a song that go from happy to sad.


9. I Don't Like Mondays by the Boomtown Rats

I Don't Like Mondays by the Boomtown Rats is happy upbeat song with dark lyrics.


10. Foster The People - Pumped up Kicks

Foster The People - Pumped up Kicks song has an upbeat tune but dark lyrics.


11. 99 Red Balloons by Nena

99 Red Balloons by Nena is a song I've heard which is upbeat but the lyrics are ironically dark and deep.


12. Smile by Lily Allen

Smile by Lily Allen is one of the old songs with dark meanings.


13. Stromae - Papaoutai


14. Alors on danse


15. At least it was here


16. No Rain by Blind Melon

No Rain is a song That Sound Happy But Are Actually Pretty Dark.


17. Hard Times - Paramore

Hard Times is one of the "Fun" Songs That Actually Have Some Pretty Dark Lyrics.


18. The Beatles - Maxwell's Silver Hammer

This is a song with Dark Lyrics and Happy Music.


19. "The Lazy Song" by Bruno Mars


20. Bad Moon Rising by CCR


21. I Can't Decide by Scissor Sisters


22. Oh My Darlin' Clementine


23. Smooth criminal by MJ


24. The Muffin song


25. Dumb Ways to Die


26. Mr Brightside



27. Choke


28. Turn It Off from The Book of Mormon


29. Little Talks by Of Men & Monsters

30. Lovefool - The Cardigans


31. "You Are My Sunshine"


32. Every Breath You Take by The Police


33. Blinding Lights by The Weeknd


34. Possum Kingdom by The Toadies


35. Tears for Fears version of Mad World


36. Bullet by Hollywood undead


37. Chocolate Rain

38. Everything sucks- Reel Big Fish


39. Ring Around The Rosie



40. Heathens by Twenty One Pilots


Soom other dark lyrics but upbeat songs for you.
  1. Deacon Blues
  2. Bad Sneakers 
  3. Barrytown
  4. Black Cow
  5. Black Friday
  6. Chain Lightning 
  7. Cousin Dupree 
  8. Dirty Work 
  9. Do it Again
  10. Don’t Take Me Alive
  11. Dr. Wu
  12. Everyone’s Gone to the Movies
  13. Everything You Did 
  14. Glamour Profession
  15. Haitian Divorce 
  16. Here at the Western World
  17. Josie
  18. Kid Charlemagne
  19. King of the World
  20. My Old School
  21. Night by Night
  22. Pearl of the Quarter
  23. Peg (obsessed stalker)
  24. Razor Boy
  25. Rikki Don’t Lose That Number
  26. Sign in Stranger
  27. Time Out of Mind
  28. Hey nineteen
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