Today we will be taking a look at the Irish rock band, the Cranberries, protest song by the name of Zombie. The song was written shortly after two young boys, Jonathon Ball and Tim Parry, were killed in a bombing by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in Warrington, Cheshire in 1993.
In this addiction of Sing It Out, we will be taking a look at Blue October’s song, Hate Me, which lead singer Justin Furstenfeld wrote about the moment that he realized what his addiction was doing to the people that he loved.
On this post for Sing It Out, we will be taking a look at the song We’ll Get By (The Autism Song) performed by the Johnny Orr Band.
In this addition of Sing It Out, we will be taking a look at English singer-songwriter, Ed Sheeran’s, song The A Team. Which tells the story of a prostitute addiction to crack cocaine.
In this addition of Sing It Out, we will be taking a look at Demi Lovato’s song, Warrior. The song tells the story of a survivor, who is telling their story of struggles as Lovato wrote it about her struggles with her mental health and self-harm.
I will admit I’m doing a bit of a reach with this song, as it wasn’t directly written about a mental illness. But, this week for Sing It Out, we are going to be looking at Rachel Platten’s break out single, Fight Song.
In this addition of Sing It Out, we will be taking a look at American rock band, Blink 182’s, Adam’s Song. The song was reportedly written after band member, Mark Hoppus, received a suicide letter from a fan who had committed suicide and was dealing with depression while on tour.
Though it won’t be the only song from this band that we look at, for this addition of Sing It Out we will be taking a look at Canadian natives, Mariana’s Trench’s, song Skin & Bones. The song talks about main singer, Josh Ramsay’s, struggles with an eating disorder.
The song we are looking at for this post is Basket Case, by the band Greenday, about the bands main singer, Billie Joe Armstrong, about his struggles with anxiety a couple of years before he was diagnosed with a panic disorder.
In another addition of Sing It Out, we are taking an in depth look at Rascal Flatts’ song, Why, which speaks about how a suicide can affect the people left behind and the burning question that we all have and wish we could have the answer to it.