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I'm on a sailboat ride see how she takes the wind sea's rolling off her side far from where the tide comes in I let the sea take me places I never have been Stars dance upon the night clouds balance on the wind the phosphorescent light of waters I can wander in I let the sea take me places I never have been There's someone by my side soft as a breeze from land as sweet as wake is white oceans sleep within her hand I let the sea take me places that I understand

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"this is how I show my love" - because he has ADD he shows his love in ways that might not be recognizable to those without experience with intellectual disabilities. While his actions might be interpreted as callous by others, it's still valid to him because that's how he shows his love even if it's different than how others might show their love.

"this is how an angel cries" - the love of his life is crying because he can't show her his love the way that she would expect that he would. People with intellectual disabilities often express things in ways that "normal" people would interpret as callous. If you didn't know that they had different brains you would be very hurt by their words or actions.

"Maybe I'm a different breed, maybe I'm not listening" - MAYBE is the key word here. He feels so apart from others, and especially the person that he loves, that he questions his own human-ness. His ADD makes him feel like he's so far from being human that he's not even human, and because of that she can't be the same breed that he is. MAYBE he's not listening - ADD people are often accused of not listening because they can't filter out background noise. He's trying to figure out whether it's that he won't listen or can't listen or just appears to not be listening.

"Maybe I should cry for help" - he wants to handle it himself and work it out, but she's not responding and he's wondering if he should do something to get others involved or draw attention to his ADD because he's wondering if he can handle the situation himself.

"Maybe I should kill myself" - he's wondering whether the pain that he inflicts on others as a result of his intellectual disability (this is how an angel cries) is worth it, especially since he's in a great deal of pain himself from not being able to meet her needs.

Sail - like the tone of the song creates a sense of lightness and freedom, like floating away. Both an expression of what he'd like to feel (ease, freedom, carefree) and what he is supposed to make a loved one feel like. Should he "sail" away by leaving her? Should he "sail" away by leaving earth? Should he "sail" away by killing himself? Should they "sail" together by her blaming his ADD for behaviour that she would not tolerate from a loved one?

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Haha-- ADHD is not an "intellectual disability." People with ADD are often smarter/more creative than average. If anything, it is a "interest disability." People with ADD have trouble staying interested,motivated,and of course, attentive. It can be devastating to relationships (and almost every other facet of life, especially when you get older.)Other than that, I agree with a lot of what you thought this song means. Sorry for the after school special, but I thought it just sounded funny.

ADD is not an intellectual disability. Intellectual disability is the so-called non-offensive term for mental retardation. For example, used in a sentence, "Our politically correct society has become intellectually disabled."<br /> <br /> Other than that, thanks for your good analysis.<br /> <br />

This is transparently projection on the writer part.<br /> If you give love you do it for the other person.<br /> If you are "showing love" your way then you are deluded and simply justifying your own selfishness.<br /> If you really love you show it in universal ways.<br /> Honesty<br /> generosity<br /> gentleness<br /> forgiveness<br /> helpfulness<br /> etc etc

ADD = ADHD. The mental disability ADHD hasn't been referred to as ADD by psychologists and/or psychiatrists for nearly 20 years. Instead they have created several branches under ADHD that, if diagnosed, you might fall under. As someone who suffers with ADHD myself (not so much the hyperactive but the inattentive side of it) I agree with StarBar that it is an intellectual disability. I also agree with madpauly that people with ADHD are sometimes smarter, more creative, and in most cases misunderstood versus what society considers "normal" people. It saddens me to say that not only do I believe StarBar's translations of each verse that he quoted are spot on, but I also feel that my life (in its own individual ways) relates to everything he stated almost verbatim. Thanks StarBar for giving me the most logical insight of this song's meaning.

Toddwsocks nailed it.<br /> <br /> The person who is commenting on ADD and it screwing with how one shows love is grossly overthinking it - I have ADD and its attention deficit disorder, not Asburgers or Autism. I have no problems expressing my love, nor do other folks. Now, being able to keep on task and focus when something DOESN'T interest us? Completely different story. But I'm happily married with 2 kids, and ADD tends affect the ability to hold down a job successfully more than it does expressing love.<br /> <br /> If Kingsmalls feels how he does, he might have other issues than ADD (ADHD), and it might behoove him to go see a clinical psychologist to see if he suffers from chronic depression, something that would cause the symptoms he is expressing. <br />

As a person who has ADHD I can understand what starbar is trying to say. ever since I've been diagnosed with ADHD I've been put on meds that have screwed with the way I've thought and frankly, it makes me feel like I'm not myself. ever since I've discovered what my deal was it's messed up with how I interact with people and it's made it much harder. But everyone is different and there are many different branches of ADHD/ADD. Starbar's analysis makes the most sense to me, but I also feel like the song is using it as an excuse like "Oh, I messed up, it's not my fault I have ADD I can't help the way I act." which is somewhat true for some people with the disorder.<br />

I have ADHD too and StarBar nailed it in my opinion.<br /> <br /> Jvarner77. I get where you're coming from, but something that I learned in counseling is that everybody has different "love languages", ways they show and receive love. Personally I enjoy being complimented and such, but my wife could care less for the most part. She needs actions to feel loved. If you have ADHD, I'm sure you can imagine how difficult it may be to show someone you love them, when doing so encompasses not screwing up. In many relationships including mine, those seem things that you mentioned like not being able to keep a steady job, turn into issues of love.

I being ADD, think that star bar hit the nail right on the head. The shitty part of this song is that every single part of it i am going threw on a daily basis. i have a hard timee showing love unlike "normal people' I to have a hard time listening, and keeping the things in my head.. My angel, is now my ex, who feels because of my add, i can't be dad to these kids. because i can't keep life in order, because i don't kow how to take care of kids, and because well she is just damn crazy in my eyes. I just want to say that starbar hit it right on the head.. and this song it hits you at home. the ones with the add, its life. we have to accecpt it.we can't change who we are, and life continues. ADD is a specail thing as well. We have allot of strengths that other people would die to have. but this song again at my time in life is the only thing that lets me breathe. its a sad song, but it has a really good meaning.

thats amazing i have listened to this song so many times and i felt so stupid cause i didn't get that out of it

I think you are all freaking retarded!!!! What the hell! I have ADD and trust me it does NOT make me want to kill myself. Sometimes I have felt down in the dumps, and overwhelmed in life, but not because of ADD (although, yes it does add to stress sometimes) but every "normal" human feels that way at times. <br /> So let's talk about intellectual disabilities- I am an honors student graduated top 4% in my class, passed every AP test I took, including one my valedictorian couldn't pass, and she went to Harvard! Goodness gracious. ADD is an attention deficit disorder! I think you are the one who has an intellectual disorder!<br /> Feeling like a different breed is probably because he feel like his mind works differently, but not retardly sure, but I promise he doesn't feel like he's inhumane because of his ADD.<br /> OH and ADD people are not callous! Sure I am right now, but still you kind of pissed me off and I'm not even like screaming or cussing. ADD people aren't mean people that can't help their reactions to people. MAYBE!!!! ADHD, but that's just cause of the hyper activity, that doesn't mean they are callous people either, and they are normal people, they don't have behavioral problems, neither do I! <br /> <br /> * ** Saying blame it on my ADD is him actually offering an excuse BTW! He knows that just cause he has an issue doesn't excuse his behavior. Sometimes it would be nice to just give up and say, well I can't do it, but it's not my fault I have ADD. I know this from experience! But it's not 100% true. Sometimes you hit a wall and you can't get over it, and it's not your fault, but others times you really weren't trying. ADD medication helps you focus, but it doesn't motivate you, you still have to do that yourself! I have struggled alot because of this personally. I am also a perfectionist so when I do fail it's hard to recognize the line between what wasn't my fault and accepting it and what was, and forgiving myself and being better next time. However, none of this has gotten in the way of my relationships with people! Only school and housework. The only thing that makes relationships hard is not telling people you have ADD. Also, ADD medication is a stimulant and can be abused like anyother drug. It can deprive you of sleep if you take it at night and then all sorts of crazy side effects happen! But that's because you are abusing it! The times i felt the most out of hand, crazy I hate life I am overwhelmed I want to kill myself is when i was using the medication like a drug! That's not because I had ADD, that's because I was using a drug!!! FOOL! Any one taking drugs would feel the same! DOn't be stupid!!!! ** **

hey so im doing a project on this song and while i was picking it apart i noticed some hidden lyrics at the end. there is some sort of hidden quote sang while the last "sail's" are being chanted. what i took from it was "so meet me through the dark" please let me know what you think they could be!?! i looked all over google and on thier site and nothing shows the quote kinda mysterious<br /> please excuse the slang in this post

StarBar I think you hit the nail on the head. I relate very much so. I'm certain that justtosay must be joking - but I don't get it.

I in fact have ADD which is why i feel i can really connect with this song because it is very frusturating at times. ADD is a learning disability and it makes it extremely hard to focus.

Blame it on the D M T<br /> Blame it on the A B C<br /> baby<br /> sail<br /> DO DO DO da DO DO DO <br /> Blame it on my 80's beat<br /> blame it on no one listening<br /> blame it on the rain oooh wee<br /> sail<br /> bay bay b<br /> blame it on my A D D.

"'this is how I show my love' - because he has ADD he shows his love in ways that might not be recognizable to those without experience with intellectual disabilities. While his actions might be interpreted as callous by others, it's still valid to him because that's how he shows his love even if it's different than how others might show their love."<br /> <br /> Sounds to me more like autism spectrum than ADD (and I should know -- I've had both diagnoses).

in regard to the debate over with ADD/ADHD can cause this they are very wide spectrum in what it can be like to have

Interesting interpretation except for stating ADD is an intellectual disability. ADHD or ADD is NOT an intellectual disability or disorder. I'm thinking you might have meant to say brain disorder. They are essentially wired directly. Intellectual disability is a below-average cognitive ability with three (3) characteristics:<br /> <br />

  • Intelligent quotient (or I.Q.) is between 70-75 or below<br /> 2.Significant limitations in adaptive behaviors (the ability to adapt and carry on everyday life activities such as self-care, socializing, communicating, etc.)<br /> 3.The onset of the disability occurs before age 18. <br />

kingsmalls, A.D.D. is attention deficit disorder without hyperactivity or impulsive symptoms. People with A.D.D. only have issues with staying focused and since they are less disruptive are much less likely to actually receive a diagnosis of ADHD. A.D.D. is a common term used among laypersons and also professionals when referring to those people.

i have ADD and i'm completely normal the only difference is that you some times cant concentrate on one thing for long periods but i'm in all the advanced programs for school so its not really a disability.

It would be very ironic if a person incapable of expressing his feelings of love being intuitive enough to find fault with that. It would mean that he does know what to say but doesn't,<br /> <br /> The Author of the song wrote it in less than 45 minutes because he has ADD. He's not assigning blame on ADD as a fault, but just as a matter of fact. He shows his love through music, made this song in his mind because of his ADD and his ability to shift his thoughts and compose. He compares his music to angels cries. Could have been singing but that would have been harder to rhyme. That's his own sick pride, to compare his music to angels. Of course all these thoughts are the result of his ADD. His thoughts shift through many things, cry for help or kill myself, two roads to take. why is he the way he is? is he special, a different breed, or is he simply not listening? Who cares, Blame it on his ADD Since he has ADD and now he's stuck with half a song so he cleverly spills into the La la la la la la which plays perfectly into the ADD theme whether intentional or not. I 'm not sure if the sail part is my interpretation, which is his mind drifting from one thought to the other as if he's personally sailing from one thought to the other, or I've heard the author tended to just up and leave without a word throughout his life and picked up the nickname sail.

Agree with everything in the explanation but the last bit.. I think he's saying sail because that's what he does. He ponders these things but his conclusion is the always same - blame it on his ADD and then sail right on. Spot on really; try as you might, sometimes its just not possible to behave the way people want you to exactly because you have a condition, but nothings stopping them from accepting you for who you are. If they're not prepared to do that then just sailed right on!<br /> <br /> Love how many are commenting on their own condition as though its the only true form, all conditions such as this one have a wide spectrum/different intensities. I don't have ADD but do have OCD and can still relate to the explanation, experience the same things in many cases. And yeah lol defs not an intellectual disability XD

@StarBar are you academically trained on the human mind at all, because if so. i would like to use paragraph two from your interpretation to cover for me now whenever people....(alright, i guess they're basically only ever females), call me "callous"...(generally not ever actiually using that exact word, but it's what they mean they just have limited vocabularies)<br /> Stoked about this new info i've just acquired...<br /> i don't have ADD, i've tried snorting ritalin and it just kinda like keeps me awake. which is proof you don't have ADD btw, if you ever wanna test yourself, you just abuse the ADD medications and if you get like all calm and stuff, you're ADD, if you get like all hyped up ready to party, you're not ADD, you're something else. <br /> But we now know-the one thing that you're not, is "callous"....so just keep your chin up! <br /> "Intellectual disabilities" It's actually kinda a politically incorrect term, sorta callous,....i think you should edit this and make it "alternatively abled in an intellectual sense from birth". then maybe add a and have at the bottom: " not a learned behavior". i mean it's kinda wrong to lump us in with the "down's syndrome people," or the "slow people" or any other way there is to be a retard for that matter! and my uncle is retarded so i'm allowed to say that, don't you jump on ur high horse just yet readers...<br /> Crazy is also a popular term people used and since someone who's crazy is insane, you can call em crazy because they ARE, and also because they're crazy and have less rights and all that. Nobody's going to listen to them...they're crazy!!<br /> NOW THAT WE'VE CLEARED THAT UP....<br /> I want to add------>" mitch77" you're a dick for making a list of adjectives people have to adhere to if they "love" something. especially the etc, etc etc part-thanks for narrowing it down and spelling it out for us genius! <br /> To critique your reply....,<br /> Iyou nailed: "needless verbosity, pomposity, close mindedness, and general unawareness"....for that, i felt you needed to be sorted. aka told, so you can think about what you said for a little while.<br /> LOVE- it's four letters stuck together, probably going to be pretty open to interpretation...i personally feel like i'm allowed do it however it comes out. Or how the other person feels...like what if they need S&M to feel love....well that switches up ur list just a bit now does it, or did you cover that in one of ur ETCs....? <br /> I have experienced so many people in my lifetime taking the liberty of saying how other people are supposed to act emotionally. How's that work if we're all individuals? it's like emotional racism or discrimination<br /> Seriously though if we have a list of how we're supposed to act out our emotions, and all humans have to follow it, there should be a manual. mitch77 you should write one. just use like "etc" after a few random words, sell it to the "for dummies" franchise and you'll be rich. sadly there probably already is one. Well this comment sure did go south. Just sayin... "love and let love!" etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc and that people like mitch77 suck. actually i'm making the call, anybody that makes a list of demands of what you gotta do or else you don't love someone or something, doesn't deserve love. that would keep them from being all whack about not getting what they want and blaming it on other people...(i realize i guess if people adhered to that new guideline of mine, then actually it WOULD be other people's fault at that point, because it'd be intentional...but i'm leaving this all in there...because i'm intellectually disabled in the "sorta insane" way-because i think shit like that's funny). Good Morning People!!!

@StarBar It's not an intellectual disability WHATSOEVER. My IQ is 150, literally twice that of someone with an intellectual disability. I also have very severe ADHD. It was so bad that I was diagnosed with bipolar at one point, which actually led to a schizophrenia diagnosis. I grew up in an abusive household, and my ADHD was untreated throughout my teenage years. @justtosay If you have it badly enough the effects of it will make you want to kill yourself, believe me. I've been there numerous times. This song is just, extremely relatable to me. As a fellow musician, I have the upmost respect for Aaron

I agree with you 100%. I to suffer from ADHD and can totally relate. It is very hard at times to maintain relationships because they just don't understand. And I do feel that it is true that we somehow seem to show our love differently and it is hard for others to understand. I find myself constantly hitting repeat button on this song.

@StarBar So, this is years later but your interpretation was alright I suppose. It did have some good points except for basically calling everyone with ADHD retarded. But @thelonerboner 's explanation of the lyrics and @eddobson0523 's explanation of 'Sail' were spot on, imo. <br /> <br /> That said, I'm not sure why @fiftyfith is so upset with @mitch77 . Mitch must have either deleted a post or he went back and heavily edited the one that exists here now. And Fiftyfith, how high were you when you wrote your comment?? If women are calling you (insert word meaning callous) it's because you're acting like a jerk.

Oops... that should be @fiftyfifth !

@What ?????<br /> It wasn't me, that was @CaptSibigeu ! I've snorted many things, but never ritalin lol. You're forgiven though, because I too confused whose comments who's.. And found myself thinking... Fuck man.. How high was I when I wrote this if I thought I was snorting ritalin....<br /> <br /> I can confirm though, the writing above that one is definitely me, 100% my writing style and language.<br /> <br /> Since I'm here might as make the most of it... I also don't understand why he's so mad.. And though I can appreciate girls can easily misunderstand us at the best of times, it's not exactly fair to reduce them as though they're some inferior subspecies ha.<br /> <br /> Thoroughly enjoyed returning to this chat... Revisited "Sail" while I read

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@StarBar Love this! Autism, rather than ADD is what comes to my mind.

Your taking it to literally, He's using ADD as a cover up for something else, drinking, abuse, cheating.

it's more of a "Oh its not my fault! Blame it on my "ADD""

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i think it can be taken literally ADD can make interacting with other really hard

I personally agree with not taking it so literally. He says "blame it on my ADD" too much for me to take it literally. It seems like he's comparing his actions with the actions of a person with ADD. That's my take on it.

You have hit the nail on the head, I have ADHD and it really doesn't stop one from expressing their love etc. or interacting with others. People are taking the lyrics too literally, he is just using his ADD as an excuse for something and the fact that the line "Blame it on my ADD" is repeated so much reinforces this theory.

You're utterly wrong. Maybe do your research before deriving a random opinion. Not everything has some hidden agenda or meaning. It means exactly what it says but you wouldn't get it unless you had dealt with something like ADD

I agree with this person ^<br /> I have ADD and it is hard to express feelings for someone. If you don't have it you wont understand, not even if you do you research.<br /> I'm kinda having this problem now. There is a girl that i love and I cant bring myself to tell here, its like that nightmare where you need to say something really important to save someone you love but your voice doesn't work. You see "PolarMeow", ADHD is different. It makes you more hyper and more out there. ADD on the other hand puts you in a shell and makes it harder to communicate. So this song is about someone who shows there love in little things that other people don't see. That's why he said "Blame it on my ADD".

@Toddwsocks i agree too, we must both be alcoholics....<br /> blame it on my add, i'm fuckin bored!<br /> which beer was mine anyway? god damn this add

@Toddwsocks i agree too

You are so correct. And people should not give shit arguments like ''I have ADD and you just don't get it!!''. Poor excuse. I have ADD and I agree and this person is correct

@Toddwsocks Aaron actually DOES have ADD.

@Toddwsocks I think it's about his ADHD, and that it's supposed to sound that way intentionally. People with disabilities of feel an immense amount of guilt for "blaming" their disability and that when they're disability is a cause of an action or situation they feel wrong to talk about it. If it feels weird that he's saying it so much that may be the exact stigma he's trying to point out. It also makes sense with the theme of sailing away. If he feels guilty and that he isn't justified to talk about his mental illness than than what other choice does he have than to sail away, so that he wont hurt anyone.

Being a future teacher, I like to think of this song as being about the increasingly misplaced blame being put on students for their inability to succeed in our current school system, specifically the rise of kids being wrongly diagnosed with ADD or other behavioral problems, or whose needs are not being met because of our refusal to recognize that it is not them, but us, that are problem.

The title "Sail" has the feeling that many of us had in school "just sail through" and just get by, doing no more than necessary to get a passing grade.

Especially the part: "Maybe I'm a different breed, maybe I'm not listening" seems reflective of how many students just don't fit into the mold and don't learn the same way, but are told by their teachers/parents that they aren't listening well enough or that they are just lazy.

Many students do “cry for help”, and many become suicidal and depressed because of the feelings of inadequacy/differentness caused by being told (directly and indirectly) that they aren't good enough or that they don't fit in.

The first part is harder to fit into my little theory, but when he says “this is how I show my love- made it in my mind because” I think of how much passion and curiosity is squashed by teachers and parents that don't recognize the unique talents of kids who might show their love/passion in different ways (music, art, sports), since those things never helped anyone pass a standardized test.

“This is how an angel cries”- reminds me of students who turn away from school/parents (drugs, gangs, violence etc.) because they weren't ever really given a chance to succeed or be themselves and because schools so often fail to recognize the complexities and impact of social issues, individuality, and the need for self-determination on students' lives.

But most teachers/schools/parents would rather just blame it on their ADD.

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THE VIDEO AND SONG IS ABOUT ALEIN ABDUCTION HELLO!!! ARE WE THAT BLIND???

I love you SarahW103. I was just about to post something similar but you said it so eloquently. I really think you nailed it.

Excellent! I don't know how many parents I've heard complain about their children who refuse to do homework yet ace their tests and they complain about how lazy and unmotivated their children are. Those are traits of a Gifted child. Schools without programs for Gifted & Talented children put gifted children who are exceptionally bright, yet learn differently, in with children who are average or overachievers and the gifted children are often in trouble for behavioral issues that are a result of boredom. They already comprehend the material and don't have the patience for the busy work while the other kids are catching up learning. Gifted kids who are identified, tested and put into classes with other gifted children, who learn the same way, can excel in academics because gifted and talented classes teach at their elevated level.

This is a fantastic interpretation- thankyou, it was a lovely read :)

Oh you poor naive girl. I hope that you have spent sometime as a teacher and realize how sad you post sounds. I am a former teacher (that felt exactly as you did) and now I am a mother of 5 beautiful children. The oldest of which suffers from ADHD and I do mean SUFFERS. This song is a clear representation of how it feels for someone to suffer from ADHD. I fought it for years and we have never choosen to medicate him. It has been a long road and we have tried our best to educate and work with teachers (like yourself) but just recently we have had to pull him out of school and home school him. NO one in their right mind would choose to live like my son lives everyday. Despite his best efforts he is unable to connect with others. Being bullied and shamed by peers and teachers alike. I am not sure if this song really addresses true ADD but it is a theme song at our house. ADD rules our house because of this one child. Luckily life has not made his angry or mean. He is a sweet boy that just functions different. None of my other children are like him. He is not lazy or stupid. I am a GOOD parent and I am not looking for an easy way out for him. I beg you to rethink your post and get to know an ADD kid as hard as it may be since they practically function completely different.

shelley100, at my [now college-age] daughter's public grade school they had a separate class filled with all students who had ADHD, some medicated and some not. I wondered at first how that teacher would handle a classroom full of busy young people with shorter attention spans but she was awesome! She tailored the class to how those children learn and their activities were short, hands-on and very interesting....and they jumped from subject to subject to keep these students participating. Those children, given the correct learning environment for their specific needs, THRIVED. It was a beautiful sight to see! I have a girlfriend who chose to home-school her daughter who has Asperger Syndrome autism spectrum disorder. This student was very bright and would have benefited from a Gifted and Talented class but none were available at her rural Vermont public school. Now that child has matriculated back into public high school and is gearing up to get an Art scholarship to college. EVERY child has their particular "gift" and even the most severely impaired children have gifts for us to appreciate. Do not be discouraged. You are doing what is best for your child and you will see the benefits of your sacrifice and love for your child in the future. <3

This is the answer to what the song is trying to portray! no doubt. A simple cry for help because he doesn't fit in" blame it on my ADD. The only explanation he's ever got.

@SarahW103 haha check out geovs20! <br /> i like this site, it made it very apparent to me that we basically just interpret songs, and life from our own experiences and beliefs...like this guy who i would bet my life savings is quite sure he's been abducted by aliens. I think this song is about Nick Diaz, the UFC fighter, and how he knocks people out...because i heard it first in a highlight reel of him...but THEN, i saw a highlight reel of Conor Macgregor using the same song and now i kinda think it's maybe about how no one even pays attention to what's going on around them, and takes no responsibility....like the idiot who put a UFC highlight video to a song that another UFC highlight video uses. <br /> SEE HOW I DID THAT? the german guy just sums it up in his first few lines, those germans, quite clever...but i think they tend to overcomplicate their machinery...<br /> oh maybe that's what this songs about, a marine engineer who forgot to check the oil, and the captain asked "did you check the oil?" and he said "yep" and then the captain handed him the oil dipstick and he was looking for an excuse...so he then lied some more and blamed it on his add, and then when the guy got more mad he threatened to kill himself so people would back off. And then in the end....the engine breaks, because they BOTH have add, and there was no oil....and they had to sail the rest of the way. yep...nailed it!!! Does everyone get what i'm saying here? how about relax and keep in mind only you see the world from your eyes, so there's like no actual "right or wrong" fuck, that kinda doesn't even make sense. i'm all ADD and ass-burgering...sorry. <br /> people are idiots!!!!!<br /> oh, and that was turette's syndrome. fuckin aliens gave it to me...

@SarahW103 You are so correct. People say things like ''You just don't get ADD'' but I can tell you that even though I have it myself I totally agree with you.

@Shelley100 , <br /> I myself suffer from severe ADD and I personally think you have a bit of a wrong vision on ADD/ADHD. ADD doesn't mean your social skills are in some way lacking, it means that you have a hard tiem focusing on things. I, for example, took 15 minutes writing this little piece of text because I stared at the window every few seconds. I'm not on medication and have always had a good social life (although I was never that popular with teachers, though maybe my legendary stubbornness played a role as well), because all it takes is a bit of extra work and a lot of self-control (which you have to learn over a very long time) to be like "normal" people. ADD isn't like autism, you have the exact same view on the world as normal people, your social skills aren't naturally lacking. I've suffered from my ADD (it's hard to keep a job when you constantly have to buy things from a store and then forget to put the change back in the register. Or forget to do all your chores. Or wash one plate per 5 minutes. After a while, it gets hard for people to believe that it were all accidents) but there are a lot of worse conditions in the world and I just can't see why someone would feel so different from other people if you have ADD or ADHD. I'm sorry if you feel different but I definitely think that way.

@SarahW103 wow, well said... Glad you put this out there.

@SarahW103 <br /> I appreciate everyone's comments and above all, I think that @CaptSibiGeu is right in saying that when it comes down to it we interpret any kind of art subjectively and based on our own experiences. But there are a few things I want to clarify.<br /> <br /> Firstly, I don't believe that all children are wrongly diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. I know it's a very real condition that many people suffer from, including children. But rather that it is particularly prone to misuse as a way of explaining why so many kids don't thrive in our current model of schooling, which emphasizes direct instruction and sees knowledge as something which can be transmitted from an adult to a child by telling them facts and having them read information. <br /> <br /> Much like interpretation, knowledge is constructed by an individual in complex ways that are dependent upon their personal frame of reference. This frame of reference is in turn influened by individual traits, aptitudes, learning styles, interests, culture, social environment, and self-perception, which makes it very difficult to put a diverse group of people in one room, have them sit at desks facing the teacher, and expect them to soak up knowledge through lessons and lectures. This kind of passive, receiving instruction is especially difficult for people who find it hard to sit still, such as those with ADD. <br /> <br /> The Theory of Multiple Intelligences, though probably somewhat too simplistic, is a helpful framework for thinking about this. According to the theory there are the following kinds of "intelligences" or learning styles: verbal/linguistic, logical/mathematical, <br /> visual/spatial, <br /> bodily/kinesthetic,<br /> musical<br /> social/interpersonal,<br /> emotional/intrapersonal,<br /> and naturalistic. <br /> Our current form of schoooling caters for the most part to children with the first two learning styles (math and English, worksheet problems and writing essays).<br /> <br /> Rather than being a commentary on ADD specifically, I interpret this song as addressing the larger problem of failing to provide an environment in which all types of learners can thrive.<br /> <br /> Lastly, I don't mean to say that teachers are at fault. Having had four years pass since I wrote this interpretation, I've experienced firsthand what teachers face in the classroom, and it's a wonder that they even find the motivation to pull out the textbooks, let alone find a way to completely restructure their classroom and then take on the role of psychologist, counselor, curriculum planner, instructor, manager, behavior specialist, and community outreach advocate. Teachers and classrooms need so much more support and attention, let alone funding, than we give them. (I'm no longer teaching, the frustration and helplessness I felt overpowered the lofty ideals I have about reform and I couldn't bring myself to just "work within the system" in order to get to the part where I could "change the system"). <br /> <br /> Thanks as well to @dipanddump @RoseTeaCup1216 @PolarMeow @shelley100 @BirdHead2U @jack118178 @tigerleurlis <br /> for the thoughtful responses.

@SarahW103 The song is literally about ADHD. Anyone who has experienced it will identify with the lyrics 100%.

@SarahW103 Dear Future-Teacher-of-America's-Youth SarahW103, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE never forget that the root cause of it all may just be the parents abusing the child. I was the messed-up kid, the one not listening, the problem child, the "pot smoking drug addict", the criminal(I shoplifted one time), the habitual run away(they never asked WHY I ran away, they just threw me in jail)I wonder who I would have become if I was shown some understanding and some SUPPORT from my parents instead of leaving me to the state to be dealt with. I wonder where I would be if, instead of constantly being torn down and told that I was this or that, what if they said "It's ok to be who you are and I love you."... Man, seems so easy to me, so why was it so hard for them? Epic fail, mom and dad. And by the way... ah nevermind, wasted words now.

People are overlooking the fact that ADD has two meanings. There is obviously Attention Defeceit disorder, but the ADD the vocalist s referring to is Alcohol & Drug Dependancy. Doesn't that make more sense with the other references he makes in the song? Alcohol & Drug Dependancy affects people in a lot of ways, all of which are addressed subtley within the song. 'This is how I show my love, I made it in my mind' due to his drug-influenced train of thought. 'this is how an angel dies' because many influential people have died because of it. 'Maybe I should cry for help, maybe I should kill myself', all mindsets a person affected by Alchohol & Drug Dependancy goes through.

That is what I think Sail is about.

according to urban dictionary, another meaning of the word sail is to take a hit of marijuana, so your explanation makes sense.

Thanks for getting the true meaning of ADD in this song. As a person who has recovered from alcohol & drug dependancy the first time I heard this song knew what he was saying. And it makes perfect sense in that context

Very well put. You have a very sound interpretation. Thank for enlightening me with your perception.

Though I can understand why people would think this song is referring to ADD the learning disability, it just doesn't seem to fit with the song. So my interpretation at first was just more generally, "blame it on whatever mental health disorder you think I might have." But now, having learned that ADD can also mean Alcohol & Drug Dependency, that makes so much more sense. Combined with the other comment that "sail" can mean a hit of weed, I'm convinced that this is probably what the song is about.

@Baubles I love this interpretation, I think it COULD be dead on.

I have a friend who keeps INSISTING that ADD means "Alcohol & Drug Dependency" too... Pretty sure he got that idea off of this comment thread, because I can't quite find it elsewhere on the net.<br /> <br /> Seems there are quite a number of people would LIKE to agree to this... Mostly because it feels more relatable to them.<br /> <br /> It's just something we humans like to do, we absorb music (or other forms of art) and mold it to fit our own interpretation of the emotions and vibes from the song.<br /> <br /> Like, "Oh hey, this makes more sense to me, and it calls out to me more, therefore my explanation of it must be true."<br /> (It is our common shortcoming, to be so egocentric in our evaluation of things we perceive.)<br /> <br /> BUT, it's hard to deny that wonderful feeling which comes from having something you relate to strongly, be so poetically expressed in a song.<br /> So... as much as I had the urge to correct my friend, I let him have it.<br /> <br /> There are mainly 2 reasons why people jump on board this alternative interpretation wagon of what ADD means.<br /> 1) They are (or believe themselves to be) alcoholic/drug addicts<br /> 2) They don't really know what ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) is actually about.<br /> <br /> It's the second reason that, I have to admit, bothers me a lot... Because I think most would just write off ADD as "just some attention related thing".<br /> <br /> I think when most people, who do not have ADD or any prior experience with it from someone close, try to picture what ADD would feel like, they just see some kid getting distracted and not paying attention in class.<br /> Hardly anything close to the 'dark' theme of this song... Right?<br /> <br /> Wrong- It affects everything, not just school. Career, close relationships and personal well-being... Especially when you are an adult with ADHD, the frustration and blame from yourself and people close to you can become really heavy.<br /> "Why can't I even function like a normal person?... Why are there so many intense thoughts in my head?" Which is why ADD is closely linked to anxiety and depression, and even the mentioned dependency on drugs and alcohol.<br /> <br /> ...Truth is, I am bothered because I am writing this as someone who is still struggling to work with ADD as an adult.<br /> <br /> Even then, I am aware that my stance on what the ADD in the song stands for could just be my personal bias towards the disorder... except, Aaron Bruno himself (who IS diagnosed with ADHD) has already mentioned in an interview that it is what the song's about.<br /> <br /> Link here:<br /> tampabay.com/blogs/soundcheck/content/awolnations-aaron-bruno-talks-sail-electronic-influences-and-art-melding-genres <br /> <br /> So, yeah, I hope this clears it up for everyone... But still, don't let it stop you from interpreting the song in the way you want to, to relate to the music, because that's your liberty to do so and it's beautiful.<br /> <br /> Peace.

@Baubles Having had ADD all my life, I can listen to this song and feel it relates to the disability too. And no, it does not just attribute to "learning". ADD affects social, emotional, and mental extremes in far more ways than just school. ADD can cause severe depression, hence the "Maybe I should cry for help or kill myself" line. I have ADD, and no I don't do drugs or drink. I've always had suicidal thoughts, and the people I would want to go to for help (parents, family, friends) don't or can't understand the struggles. Maybe you should research ADD before taking away the meaning for us afflicted with the mental illness. It does cause emotional outbursts, strain on relationships, emotional immaturity, incapability of feeling loved/wanted, subordination, to feel like a 'different breed', and shame. I recently did a speech on the topic, and this was a useful guide for me: helpguide.org/articles/add-adhd/adult-adhd-attention-deficit-disorder-and-relationships.htm The song makes perfect sense in either context.

@Baubles Except for the fact that Aaron actually has ADD

@Baubles From a interview with the writer himself. He states that he has ADD for he entire life.<br />

Please excuse my poor English, I’m from Germany. Or just blame it on my ADD. This is my very personal interpretation of this song, created with my own experiences. So you won’t exactly agree with it, but I think it is comprehensible. I think this song is about life with ADD and the problems with the “normal” world and in relationships.

  • Apparently his relationship ended because his partner doesn’t understand him and thinks, due to his behavior, that he doesn’t love her. Many people with ADD are introverted and seem egoistically to others. Many things they want to do only happen in their heads, this is how I understand the second line.
  • Maybe, he made her cry because of his sick pride. Sick pride perhaps, because he was too pride to admit that he loves her and what she really means to him. Maybe he was never able to say or show her, that he loves her, because he was scared of her getting too close. In the 3rd stanza he looks for a way out. How to cope with his ADD and this situation? Should he get some help or just kill himself?
  • He feels like a different breed, many persons with ADD feel different or are seen as different. Maybe he is not listening, this was perhaps the trigger for their argument. In relationships with one part having ADD, the “normal” part often gets the feeling that his partner isn’t listening, not interested and not loving him/her. This is often a reason for the end of such relationships. Unlike most interpretations I’ve read here, I understand the word sail as the inability to fight against external circumstances, even if he is trying. Like a boat he always drifts where the wind is blowing. In the video he is sliding away, no matter if he is fighting against it or just resigning. In the end of the song, he is begging her to sail with him into the dark, because he doesn’t know where he is sailing and where the wind will blow him. He just wants her to accept him as he is and to stay with him, but I think he knows it is too much to ask for, because he sounds desperate. In my opinion you have to distinguish between the interpretation of the song and of the video, even if they have a close message. In the video he is hiding from the aliens in a small house. The house might be a metaphor for his brain, it looks like a typical ADD-house with piles of sheet and chaos — the recorder is under the bed, a lamp is placed on a pile of books, etc… so he tries to hide in his brain from the light and the aliens. A self-chosen isolation, typical for people with ADD. The light and the aliens perhaps stand for the outer world and the everyday life, which seem hostile and scary to him, a way many people with ADD or other disorders see the world. In the video there are some ways how he is trying to avoid that the outer world is getting him: running away, hiding in the bath tube (where he can’t see or hear anything) or playing music. But in the end, he will lose the fight, no matter what he is doing.
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Your interpretetion is very much appreciated. i dont know how to thank you so please blame it to my ADD :)

I have ADD, as well as Aspergers Syndrome and I'd say that everything you've said is true. Your opinions must be well-informed. I experience the emotions he's feeling on a daily basis.

Much appreciated. My only question is regarding how you interpreted it to a specific relationship or love interest? I am struggling to see this angle. For me, I viewed the song as an overall cry and expression of life/daily struggle. How we show our love, in my opinion, doesn't feel to match our realities in our own hearts/minds. It is certainly within relationships with partners, but I think it's in all our relationships. Perhaps, it is my ADD. I totally missed this angle of a specific external relationship. I also view the sail to be giving in as its what we really want to do and ultimately we dont seem to have any choice. Maybe we only sail a few hours a day. Maybe we sail a few days a week. Maybe we sail for months-year (if reality meets dream) I'm 32 so I don't know what life will be in another 20 years compared to this many years and how my mind has progressed so far, but I suppose a day may come that I am dreaming about sailing forever. Once again, thanks so much for the input!!

Good explanation :) Interesting perspective created in the video too with the aliens - everyone else is strange, everyone else is an alien, he's the normal human ;D

@Tick47 This is also a very insightful interpenetration, as I too, am a person dealing with ADD. I can totally understand it from your explanation, and in fact agree that yes, the world does seem like everyone else is alien.

@Tick47 Introverted? We never, ever shut up.

i think that hes just sick of everyone blaming things on him and on problems he has and stuff like that. he hasnt been accepted and hes not bothering to ask anyone for help because he feels that noone can help. wich is usually correct. so hes starting to feel like he needs to get away or hes going to die. his sick of the people where he is and how he feels when he is alone or around people. i relate because i feel the same way. hes sick of doctors and his parents blaming his issues on mental diseases like a.d.d. and noone else really believes that he has a problem much deepter. he says blame it on my a.d.d. i think that was a sarcastic command like oh just do it again. why not. its what youve always done. thats just what i think. he needs to sail away.

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Excellent interpretation! Despite the lack of grammar, your description is spot on :D

@zaneytrix ADD is an EXTREMELY deep problem that ruins your entire life if it is severe enough

If this song wasn't written by an ENFP, I don't know what was.

Do you happen to be an INFP?

@Nyla456 A lot of people with ADD are ENTP or ENFP

I believe this song is about a guy who is suffering from mental illness. I think he is down on himself, doesn't know what to do about it. Doesn't think people understand. He struggles back and forth on what he believes/feels, and how others perceive it. When he says, "Maybe I'm a different breed", I think he means he is different, and its ok. Then it says, "Maybe I should kill myself", I think he feels misunderstood, and he is questioning himself, and his mind at this point, and thinks it will all go away, if he ends it. "Maybe I should cry for help." He knows he needs help to deal with his illness, but is probably to paranoid to do so. So, he just keeps sailing on, in his own way. Another note that makes me think of mental illness, is where it trails off with, "la, la, la, la, la, la, la....

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This is how I show my love I made it in my mind because I blame it on my A.D.D. baby

This is how an angel cries I blame it on my own sick pride Blame it on my A.D.D. baby

Sail! Sail! Sail! Sail! Sail!

Maybe I should cry for help Maybe I should kill myself Blame it on my A.D.D. baby

Maybe I'm a different breed Maybe I'm not listening So blame it on my A.D.D. baby

la la la la la la la la la la oh

Sail! Sail! Sail! Sail! Sail! Sail with me into the dark Sail! Sail with me into the dark Sail! Sail with me into the dark Sail! Sail with me, sail with me Sail!

If you check AWOLNATION's Facebook page, on Nov 22, 2013 they posted that the lyric's not "sick pride" but "supply" - facebook.com/AWOLNATION

Isn't it "this is how an angel dies"?

This song is supposed to put the listener into the poetic experience of ADD, and the musician's overall frustration with the world. Notice how each stanza is purposely disconnected from the rest. Each stanza expresses a different feeling and thought that happens to enter his mind. What connects these thoughts is the existential angst from which they originate. Separating each verse is the escape from holding on to and continuing each line of thought, "Sail!" He is floating upon a world that doesn't understand him, and that he doesn't fully understand.

I'd have to agree with the distinctive break up of the stanzas. I think they are meant to be seperate thoughts fleeting through his mind. The video emphasizes the random thoughts that he's gennerating and "classifying" as due to his ADD. The pictures on the wall are extremely random: 2 wolves fighting, what looks like a giesha, a soldier arming a big gun, a naked person curled up on the ground, and ET? OK ET is really several duplicate images of a person made to look like an alien, I think the eyes are the key there ;)

Also notice the orbiting planets with AN labeled on one and what looks like a stick figure on the middle one. Maybe his different spheres of thought floating around him. His desk seems to give an impression that he is in a state of nostalgia. Notice the items on it are a bit dated and then there is the book (funny thought, books themselves are dated) with some sort of writing, maybe Japanese or hyroglyphs. The page then turns to what looks like scribbles when the light shines in and then pictures start covering up and flapping in the wind (so cool, makes them look alive) Maybe the light is making everything obscure and he's fighting it, but finally gives in when he realizes there's no escaping it. (The lights remind me of a stadium) Another thing to note is that he's not recording in the bathroom. I'm not sure what to make of that , but the recorder seems to be holding another meaning.

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The rising pop star Chappell Roan sends an ex-lover off with an eye roll on the wrenching “Good Luck, Babe!,” a synth-driven tune topped by her best Kate Bush. Roan imagines her former flame kissing “a hundred boys in bars” and eventually becoming a man’s dissatisfied wife in the aftermath of their affair. But ultimately, Roan chooses herself, singing with all her heart, “I just wanna love someone who calls me baby.” ZOLADZ

Dua Lipa, ‘ French Exit ’

Dua Lipa’s album “Radical Optimism” cruises past heartaches, treating bad choices and failed romances as setbacks that might be painful, but not for too long. In “French Exit,” she decides to ghost a relationship that’s not working, comparing it to ducking out of a party early. The ingenious track, produced by Kevin Parker ( Tame Impala ) and the hyperpop pro Danny L Harle, stacks up syncopations — drums, acoustic guitar, flamenco handclaps, a little flute lick — behind her not-too-regretful voice. PARELES

Maggie Rogers, ‘ Don’t Forget Me ’

Maggie Rogers admits her friends’ relationships don’t provide models for what she’s looking for: Sally’s getting married, Molly’s out partying every night. She’s after something more casual — but still lasting in its own way. “Love me till your next somebody,” Rogers sings to whomever’s listening. “And promise me that when it’s time to leave, don’t forget me.” ZOLADZ

Waxahatchee featuring MJ Lenderman, ‘ Right Back to It ’

Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield marvels at long-term love by admitting how much she tests it. “I let my mind run wild/Don’t know why I do it,” she sings, “But you just settle in like a song with no end.” The track is easygoing and countryish, and MJ Lenderman provides supportive harmony vocals and electric guitar. But the scratchy tension in Crutchfield’s voice betrays her continuing self-doubts. PARELES

Norah Jones, ‘ Staring at the Wall ’

Like the rest of her latest album, “Visions,” “Staring at the Wall” is a collaboration between Norah Jones and the producer and drummer Leon Michels. Between his backbeat and her twangy guitar, understated keyboards and reassuring vocal harmonies, it’s clear she’ll make it through her misgivings just fine. PARELES

Jessica Pratt, ‘ Life Is ’

The milky-voiced singer-songwriter Jessica Pratt brings her sepia-toned sensibility to this dreamy folk-pop tune, making it sound like a glowing portal to an alternate past. ZOLADZ

Lido Pimienta, ‘ He Venido al Mar ’

“I still don’t know where I am going/But I have joy in my heart,” the Colombian-Canadian songwriter Lido Pimienta sings in “He Venido al Mar” (“I Have Come to the Sea”). She’s making a journey toward renewal, with her guileless soprano sailing above a track that begins with sparse electronic chords and gathers layers of percussion and voices, assembling a cumbia and a community out of thin air. PARELES

Kendrick Lamar, ‘ Euphoria ’

This salvo in Kendrick Lamar’s feud with Drake starts with Lamar rapping quickly but calmly over a smooth-jazz backdrop, taunting, “I make music that electrify ’em, you make music that pacify ’em.” But after he warns, “Don’t tell no lie about me/And I won’t tell truths about you,” the track changes to a tolling, droning trap dirge and Lamar’s delivery becomes biting, nasal and percussive. He switches from flow to flow with an accelerating barrage of attacks, professional and personal, from recording deals to parenting skills: “cringe-worthy” is a milder one. PARELES

Charli XCX, ‘ Girl, So Confusing ’

In snaking melodies atop shimmering club beats, Charli XCX pivots between cool-girl braggadocio and raw confessions of insecurity on her new album, “Brat.” “It’s so confusing sometimes to be a girl,” she sings on the chorus of one of its most vulnerable songs, which explores her ambivalent relationship with a certain unnamed pop star doppelgänger. Her unabashedly messy, run-on candor is especially refreshing. ZOLADZ

Saya Gray, ‘ AA Bouquet for Your 180 Face ’

The Canadian songwriter and producer Saya Gray’s voice is wry and a little sleepy as she reconsiders a relationship, singing, “I bent over backwards so many times/I turned into a golden arch for you to walk through.” But her production is alert, hyper-detailed and surreally unpredictable, segueing among ticking electronics, syncopated indie-rock, spacey vocal chorales, distorted guitars and what might be a koto. She may be lonely, but she’s resourceful. PARELES

Hakushi Hasegawa, ‘ Departed ’

The laptop-wielding Japanese musician Hakushi Hasegawa delivers a manic demolition derby of a song with the hyperpop of “Departed.” Sweet vocal harmonies top a barrage of drums and sliding-pitch synthesizers; a brief respite midway through only makes the closing blitz sound more lightheartedly merciless. PARELES

Les Amazones d’Afrique, ‘ Musow Danse ’

“Musow Danse” (“Women’s Dance”) is the title track of the jubilant new album by Les Amazones d’Afrique — a Pan-African, proudly multilingual alliance of singers and songwriters carrying feminist messages to dance floors, like this chorus: “Rise up African woman!” PARELES

Nilüfer Yanya, ‘ Like I Say (I Runaway) ’

“I run away, ’cause I’m on precious time,” the British musician Nilüfer Yanya sings. In classic Yanya fashion, “Like I Say (I Runaway)” has an almost collagelike feel, reveling in contrasting textures and suddenly erupting into a blaze of guitar distortion on the chorus. ZOLADZ

Clairo, ‘ Sexy to Someone ’

The alt-pop singer Clairo yearns to be the object of just one person’s affection — “nothing more, nothing less,” she sings on a track that pairs her breathily muttered vocals with a persistent groove, resulting in a kind of strutting summer anthem for introverts. ZOLADZ

Angélica Garcia, ‘ Color de Dolor ’

The music sounds absolutely joyful: major chords, a waltzing but flexible beat, a supportive backup choir reinforced by orchestral strings. But Angélica Garcia is singing, in Spanish, “What is the color of pain?” with vocal inflections that hint at both Latin pop and Indian ghazal. PARELES

Vampire Weekend, ‘ Mary Boone ’

“Mary Boone, Mary Boone, I hope you feel like loving someone soon,” Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend sings, name-checking a once-powerful art dealer who recently served a prison sentence for tax fraud. The song itself is a kind of musical mosaic, combining floating atmospherics that recall the band’s “Modern Vampires of the City” with breakbeats and a lush, heavenly choir. ZOLADZ

Arooj Aftab, ‘ Raat Ki Rani ’

The arrangement is largely acoustic, yet there’s almost a trip-hop undertow to “Raat Ki Rani” (Urdu for “Queen of the Night”) by Arooj Aftab , the Grammy-winning, culture-fusing Pakistani singer. One piano note repeats throughout; Asian percussion supplies deep, deliberate syncopation; and Maeve Gilchrist’s harp swirls between verses. Aftab sings about allure and desire in a long-breathed melody suffused with melancholy poise. PARELES

Lila Iké featuring H.E.R., ‘ He Loves Us Both ’

Polyamory gets complicated in this yearning reggae duet. “Don’t be too quick to judge,” the Jamaican singer Lila Iké urges; H.E.R. counters, “You just keep lying to yourself.” Neither of them wanted to “lose a good thing just because,” but that’s all they agree on. The man in question never states his case. PARELES

Usher and Pheelz, ‘ Ruin ’

Usher embraces South African amapiano, with a tinge of Nigerian Afrobeats, in “Ruin,” a track produced by Pheelz, a Nigerian songwriter who adds a rap verse. Mixing accusation, plaint and humblebrag, Usher croons, “You broke me and took your time with it/you gave me all these memories that I regret.” But he also makes clear he has options: “A different girl be on my line/Constantly be calling, every day I still decline.” PARELES

Enrique Iglesias and Yotuel, ‘ Fría ’

In “Fría” (“A Cold One”), the denials and excuses keep coming from Enrique Iglesias, singing, and Yotuel, rapping, over three chords and a perfectly infectious beat set up by lean percussion and rhythm guitar. “I only went out for a cold one,” Iglesias insists. “Your friends lied to you.” It’s so upbeat, they might get away with it. PARELES

Carin León and Kane Brown, ‘ The One (Pero No Como Yo) ’

Country and Mexican music have long been close neighbors across the Texas border. Here, the regional Mexican superstar Carin León welcomes the country singer Kane Brown for a bilingual duet that has León warning someone that no one will love her like him, while Brown proclaims, “Whatever you’re looking for in love/You know I’m the one.” It’s a lean, acoustic Mexican polka underpinned by a sousaphone. PARELES

Hello Mary, ‘ 0% ’

Hello Mary, a three-woman New York City band, whipsaws through a raucous embrace of uncertainty that peaks with the drummer and singer Stella Wave screaming, “I don’t know! I don’t know!” But within less than three minutes the track also jumps amid spindly indie-rock guitar chords, a bruising one-note bass riff and an unexpected dip into folky picking joined by a plinking vibraphone — all while making a waltz sound feral. PARELES

Pearl Jam, ‘ React, Respond ’

Pearl Jam’s LP “Dark Matter” reinforces the band’s longtime strengths: ferocious hard-rock riffs, neo-psychedelic guitar tangles and Eddie Vedder’s urgent moral compass. “React, Respond” hurtles ahead, with guitars blasting in unison and then ricocheting in stereo, as Vedder calls for unified, purposeful action, insisting, “We could be fighting together/Instead of fighting ourselves.” PARELES

Willow, ‘ Big Feelings ’

Willow embraces her outsize emotions in the full-tilt finale of her new album, “Empathogen,” which veers from her old pop-punk into jazz and prog-rock. Her voice sails over choppy piano chords as she announces her “big feelings,” and when she sings, “Yes, I have problems, problems,” she turns “problems” into a six-syllable arpeggio. PARELES

Julia Holter, ‘ Evening Mood ’

​​Julia Holter displays a light touch on the celestial shape-shifter “Evening Mood.” Twinkling keys and Holter’s soft vocals are accompanied by subtle percussion which, in part, features the filtered sounds of her daughter’s heartbeat as recorded on an ultrasound. ZOLADZ

Iron & Wine featuring Fiona Apple, ‘ All in Good Time ’

Somewhere between a hymn and a sea chantey, “All in Good Time” has Sam Beam’s earnest tenor and Fiona Apple’s huskiest alto trading lines about togetherness, estrangement, shared memories and lessons learned: “You wore my ring until it didn’t fit,” Apple observes. Piano chords ring and strings swell as the song’s two ex-partners harmonize to find, if not reconciliation, a mature sense of resignation. PARELES

Adrianne Lenker, ‘ Fool ’

Adrianne Lenker sings about connections — “They say when it’s right it’s right” — that can last or disappear: friendship, infatuation, romance, marriage, family. A six-beat web of picked, manipulated guitar tones are likely to bend, float in, stutter or vanish at any moment: as fragile and needed as the human companionship she longs for. PARELES

Jon Pareles has been The Times’s chief pop music critic since 1988. He studied music, played in rock, jazz and classical groups and was a college-radio disc jockey. He was previously an editor at Rolling Stone and the Village Voice. More about Jon Pareles

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20 Sad Songs to Help You When You’re Feeling Blue

Posted: June 23, 2024 | Last updated: June 23, 2024

<p>States with a limited live music scene and art exhibitions can feel devoid of creativity. The vibrancy that arts bring to a community is irreplaceable. It's a silence that echoes through the streets, leaving a void of inspiration.</p>

Music offers solace and understanding when we feel overwhelmed by sadness, providing comfort to those in need of emotional support. Whether you're dealing with loss, heartache, or just fleeting sadness, this playlist can serve as a companion through dark times.

<p>Adele's powerful vocals and poignant lyrics in "Someone Like You" capture the essence of grappling with a breakup and moving on. The song's slow piano accompaniment complements its melancholic melody, making it a therapeutic listen for anyone dealing with heartache. It became a hit not only for its emotional depth but also for its universal message of loss and hope.</p>

Someone Like You

Adele's powerful vocals and poignant lyrics in "Someone Like You" capture the essence of grappling with a breakup and moving on. The song's slow piano accompaniment complements its melancholic melody, making it a therapeutic listen for anyone dealing with heartache. It became a hit not only for its emotional depth but also for its universal message of loss and hope.

<p>"Fix You" is an uplifting song that offers comfort and a message of support for those facing tough times. Coldplay crafted this track with soothing melodies and empathetic lyrics that encourage listeners to find strength during low moments. This song has been widely regarded as a healing anthem, useful for overcoming personal challenges.</p>

"Fix You" is an uplifting song that offers comfort and a message of support for those facing tough times. Coldplay crafted this track with soothing melodies and empathetic lyrics that encourage listeners to find strength during low moments. This song has been widely regarded as a healing anthem, useful for overcoming personal challenges.

<p>Johnny Cash's rendition of "Hurt" is hauntingly beautiful and delivers a powerful expression of pain and regret. The stark honesty in his voice, paired with the minimalist acoustic backing, makes this song deeply moving.</p>

Johnny Cash's rendition of "Hurt" is hauntingly beautiful and delivers a powerful expression of pain and regret. The stark honesty in his voice, paired with the minimalist acoustic backing, makes this song deeply moving.

<p>The Beatles revolutionized music and became cultural icons, ushering in a wave of British influence on American soil. Their innovative sounds and style captured the hearts of millions, setting the stage for modern pop music. The frenzy they generated was unmatched.</p>

"Yesterday" by The Beatles is a timeless classic that deals with nostalgia and loss. The gentle acoustic guitar and Paul McCartney's soft vocals evoke a sense of longing for simpler times. This track is perfect for those moments when you're reflecting on the past and what once was.

<p>Joni Mitchell's "River" is a melancholic ballad that combines themes of regret and the desire for escape. The song's piano-driven melody and Joni's candid vocal performance resonate with anyone wishing they could just sail away from their troubles. It's a winter staple that effectively captures the introspective mood of the season.</p>

Joni Mitchell's "River" is a melancholic ballad that combines themes of regret and the desire for escape. The song's piano-driven melody and Joni's candid vocal performance resonate with anyone wishing they could just sail away from their troubles. It's a winter staple that effectively captures the introspective mood of the season.

<p>Sinéad O'Connor's heartfelt delivery of "Nothing Compares 2 U" brings the emotional lyrics to life, encapsulating the pain of separation. The song's orchestral backing adds to its dramatic impact, making it a powerful anthem of loss and longing. This track remains a go-to for those enduring the aftermath of a broken relationship.</p>

Nothing Compares 2 U

Sinéad O'Connor's heartfelt delivery of "Nothing Compares 2 U" brings the emotional lyrics to life, encapsulating the pain of separation. The song's orchestral backing adds to its dramatic impact, making it a powerful anthem of loss and longing. This track remains a go-to for those enduring the aftermath of a broken relationship.

<p>"Creep" by Radiohead taps into feelings of alienation and self-doubt with its raw lyrics and grunge-inspired sound. Thom Yorke's distinctive voice conveys a deep sense of insecurity that many find relatable. It's a song that resonates with those who feel out of place or undervalued.</p>

"Creep" by Radiohead taps into feelings of alienation and self-doubt with its raw lyrics and grunge-inspired sound. Thom Yorke's distinctive voice conveys a deep sense of insecurity that many find relatable. It's a song that resonates with those who feel out of place or undervalued.

<p>Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black" tells a tale of grieving a lost love and returning to one's sorrowful state. Her soulful voice and the retro jazz-influenced soundtrack create a brooding atmosphere that embodies the despair of abandonment. The song's candid approach to heartache makes it a profound listen for those experiencing similar feelings.</p>

Back to Black

Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black" tells a tale of grieving a lost love and returning to one's sorrowful state. Her soulful voice and the retro jazz-influenced soundtrack create a brooding atmosphere that embodies the despair of abandonment. The song's candid approach to heartache makes it a profound listen for those experiencing similar feelings.

<p>Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven" is an emotionally charged song written about the pain of losing his young son. The acoustic guitar and Clapton's tender vocals offer a touching and heartfelt tribute. This song provides solace to those who have experienced the loss of a loved one.</p>

Tears in Heaven

Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven" is an emotionally charged song written about the pain of losing his young son. The acoustic guitar and Clapton's tender vocals offer a touching and heartfelt tribute. This song provides solace to those who have experienced the loss of a loved one.

<p>Bon Iver's "Skinny Love" is a raw and emotive song that explores the fragile and strained aspects of love. The sparse instrumentation and falsetto vocals heighten the sense of desperation and longing expressed in the lyrics.</p>

Skinny Love

Bon Iver's "Skinny Love" is a raw and emotive song that explores the fragile and strained aspects of love. The sparse instrumentation and falsetto vocals heighten the sense of desperation and longing expressed in the lyrics.

<p>"Black" by Pearl Jam is a powerful ballad that delves into feelings of sorrow and loss following a breakup. Eddie Vedder's impassioned delivery, coupled with the song's dynamic build-up, captures the profound impact of lost love. It's a cathartic song that many turn to when grappling with their own heartache.</p>

"Black" by Pearl Jam is a powerful ballad that delves into feelings of sorrow and loss following a breakup. Eddie Vedder's impassioned delivery, coupled with the song's dynamic build-up, captures the profound impact of lost love. It's a cathartic song that many turn to when grappling with their own heartache.

<p><p>Sifting through other people’s used items at a thrift store may seem like an overwhelming experience to the uninformed. But with the right knowledge about which items are valuable, you can turn thrifting into a profitable hobby or even a bustling side business. So, which items are worth the hunt? Check out our list of the most prized items to unearth at an antique shop.</p> </p>

The Night We Met

Lord Huron's "The Night We Met" carries a hauntingly nostalgic tone, perfect for moments of regret and longing for the past. The song's ethereal sound and melancholic lyrics make it ideal for introspective listening on lonely nights.

<p>Robyn's "Dancing On My Own" is a synth-pop anthem that combines upbeat rhythms with heart-wrenching lyrics about watching an ex with someone new. Despite its danceable beat, the song's core message resonates with anyone who's felt alone in a crowd.</p>

Dancing On My Own

Robyn's "Dancing On My Own" is a synth-pop anthem that combines upbeat rhythms with heart-wrenching lyrics about watching an ex with someone new. Despite its danceable beat, the song's core message resonates with anyone who's felt alone in a crowd.

<p>Frank Sinatra's "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" captures the loneliness of insomnia and reflection after a relationship's end. Sinatra's smooth vocals and the soft orchestral arrangement evoke the quiet sadness of the early morning hours.</p>

In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning

Frank Sinatra's "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" captures the loneliness of insomnia and reflection after a relationship's end. Sinatra's smooth vocals and the soft orchestral arrangement evoke the quiet sadness of the early morning hours.

<p><p>The 1960s witnessed a rise of counterculture, experimentation, and the rejection of the status quo, leading to the iconic trends of the decade, from psychedelic art to bell-bottom jeans. These relics of a time long past are favorites among retro enthusiasts and those fortunate enough to have experienced them firsthand.</p> </p>

How to Save a Life

"How to Save a Life" by The Fray is a narrative song that discusses the impact of conversations left too late and the misunderstandings that lead to tragedy. Its compelling chorus and rhythmic piano provide a backdrop for its serious themes of intervention and loss.

<p>Earbuds become the escape hatch from the noise of the open office. The personal soundtrack varies from classical to heavy metal, a secret kept between the listener and their playlist. It's a private concert, with attendance strictly limited to one.</p>

Beck's "Lost Cause" is a melancholy tune that reflects the realization of a relationship or effort is futile. The subtle instrumentation and Beck's subdued vocal delivery enhance the song's somber theme. It's a resignation anthem for those moments when giving up seems the only option left.

<p>Vinyl records, with their warm sound and ritualistic playback, were once the pinnacle of audio fidelity and music collection. Collectors prized their tangible artwork and liner notes, which added depth to the listening experience. Although digital formats have taken precedence for convenience, the resurgence of vinyl among audiophiles and music enthusiasts speaks to the enduring allure of analog sound and the tactile relationship with music.</p>

Wish You Were Here

"Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd deals with feelings of alienation and the longing for absent friends or lovers. The iconic guitar riffs and introspective lyrics make it a timeless piece for reflection. This song is often played to remember and honor those who are no longer present.

<p>Classical music, once the pinnacle of cultural sophistication and artistic achievement, commanded widespread respect and admiration. Concert-goers were eager to hear the works of great composers, and mastery of classical instruments was a coveted skill. The diversification of musical tastes and the rise of contemporary genres have broadened our musical landscape, often at the expense of classical music's prominence. Nonetheless, the depth and complexity of classical compositions continue to inspire and move audiences.</p>

Liability by Lorde

Lorde's "Liability" explores the pain of feeling too much for others and being seen as a burden. The minimalist piano and Lorde's expressive vocals highlight the song's intimate and personal nature. It resonates with listeners who feel misunderstood or sidelined.

<p>Lana Del Rey's "Summertime Sadness" captures a deep melancholy associated with fleeting moments and lost love. The lush production and Lana's dreamy vocals evoke a sense of nostalgia and sorrow that's both beautiful and haunting.</p>

Summertime Sadness

Lana Del Rey's "Summertime Sadness" captures a deep melancholy associated with fleeting moments and lost love. The lush production and Lana's dreamy vocals evoke a sense of nostalgia and sorrow that's both beautiful and haunting.

<p>Sarah McLachlan's "Angel" is a soothing ballad often associated with comfort and mourning. The song's gentle melodies and McLachlan's angelic voice provide a comforting embrace to those feeling lost or in despair. It's frequently used to help process grief.</p>

Angel by Sarah McLachlan

Sarah McLachlan's "Angel" is a soothing ballad often associated with comfort and mourning. The song's gentle melodies and McLachlan's angelic voice provide a comforting embrace to those feeling lost or in despair. It's frequently used to help process grief.

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  16. AWOLNATION

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  17. Awolnation

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  18. Christopher Cross

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  19. Sail On

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  22. Rod Stewart

    I am dying, forever crying. To be with you, who can say. Can you hear me, can you hear me. Thro' the dark night far away. I am dying, forever crying. To be with you, who can say. [Verse 3] We are ...

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  24. AWOLNATION

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