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1. Metric - Help I’m Alive
Come take my pulse the pace is on a runaway train
Help I'm alive
My heart keeps beating like a hammer

2. Frightened Rabbit - Woke Up Hurting
Woke up hurting
With tarmac to my side
I woke up with dirty knees
Not for the first time
I woke up hurting
Though I can’t quite say why

3. Low - Just Make It Stop
You say I'm something I'm not
But I'm not what I seem
Get my back off the wall
If I could just make it stop

4 .The Mountain Goats - Heel Turn 2
Throw my better self overboard
Shoot at him when he comes up for air
Come unhinged
Get revenge
I don't want to die in here

5. Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man in America
Daddy, daddy, gonna wish you never had me
I'm growing right before your eyes
I might grow to such a size
Blow in like a hurricane
Everyone will know my name

6. Neko Case - Vengeance Is Sleeping
I didn't know what a brute I was
I dipped my cigarette and rode the bus
Vengeance built me hastily
And I dragged the clanging notion I was nobody

7. PJ Harvey - 50ft Queenie
I'm your new one
Second to no one
No sweat I'm clean
Nothing can touch me

8. tUnE-yArDs - Real Thing
Givin' up what you've got
And what you are, you're simply not
Aren't you tired of this game?
And all the emptiness of your fame
You can't hold tight to what you have
Cause there is nothing there to grab

9. Sharon Van Etten - Comeback Kid
Come back, kid!
Let me look at you!

Don't let me slip away
I'm not a runaway
It just feels that way

10. Tegan and Sara - Walking with a Ghost
No matter which way you go
No matter which way you stay
You're out of my mind, out of my mind

11. Conor Oberst - Fast Friends
Righteousness is its own reward
Solitude is what I shoot for
What is behind me now?
It doesn't count

Whatever I had to give away
Is gone

12. Moses Sumney - Doomed
Hollow one
With inverted tongue
From whence does fulfillment come?
When I expel
From this mortal shell
Will I die for living numb?

13. Gillian Welch - Everything Is Free
I can get a straight job
I've done it before
Never minded working hard
It's who I'm working for

14. The National - Light Years
You were waiting outside for me in the sun
Laying down to soak it all in before we had to run
I was always ten feet behind you from the start

I would always be light years, light years away from you

15. Emmy The Great - Swimming Pool
Love is something that I've always thought
I could never go inside
Now I've seen you here,
I don't know how
I even used to be alive

16. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy
If I ever meet the dirty policeman who roughed you up
No I, I don't know what
If I ever meet the dirty policeman who fucked you up

I'll be with you lost boys
Sneaking out where the shivers won't find you

17. Cat Power - Keep On Runnin' (Crawlin' Black Spider)
When will you do what you say you'll do?
How could you really do it?
Will you keep on running?
Baby settle down
Will you keep on running?
You'll lose your heart

18. Wolf Parade - You Are A Runner And I Am My Father's Son
I was a hero
Early in the morning
I ain't no hero
In the night
I am my father's son

19. Low - Violent Past
All I can do is fight
Even if I know you're right
All I can do is fight
Pretty fingers, holding fast
Maybe it's your violent past
Maybe it's your violent past

20. Moses Sumney - Don’t Bother Calling
Don't bother calling, I'll call you
Don't bother asking for the truth

21. Sharon Van Etten - I Don’t Want to Let You Down
Don't shout it, stay
I don't want to let you down
Plead your cause
I don't want to let you down

22. The Staves - Tired As Fuck
Never had a prayer to follow
I'll be coming home tomorrow

23. Conor Oberst - Zigzagging Toward the Light
I'm blessed with a heart that doesn't stop
My mind is a weather vane it spins around just like a top
Knows what the winds of fortune bring in the season of the witch
Home is a perjury, a parlor trick, an urban myth

24. Feist - Caught a Long Wind
Little bird have you got a key?
Unlock the lock inside of me
Where will you go?
Keep yourself afloat
Feeling old until the wings unfolded
Caught me a long wind

25. Cat Power - Nothin But Time
It's up to you to be a superhero
It's up to you to be like nobody
You ain't got nothing but time
For your way of living
And it ain't got nothing on you

26. The Mountain Goats - Luna
Head high, head high
Tongues of fire that reach up for the sky
Rise through the smoke
The dust of the grave
I will be saved

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1. Conor Oberst - I Don't Want To Die (In The Hospital)
They give me all these flowers and these big balloons
But I don't want to stay in this little room
I don't want to die in this hospital
I don't want to die

2. tUnE-yArDs - Gangsta
Bang bang bang, oh
Ain't never move to my hood
'Cause danger is crawling out the wood

3. Dr. Dog - Go Out Fighting
Never give up fighting
Go out fighting

4. The Mountain Goats - Foreign Object
One of these days my legs will both snap like twigs
If you can't beat ’em make 'em bleed like pigs

5. Neko Case - Man
I'm a man
That's what you raised me to be
I'm not an identity crisis
This was planned

6. Alabama Shakes - Hold On
Bless my heart, bless my soul.
Didn't think I'd make it to 22 years old.

I have never felt so easy
I will be a gun, and it's you I'll come for

8. TV On The Radio - Wolf Like Me
My hearts aflame
My body's strained but god I like it

9. Conor Oberst - Hundreds Of Ways
Don't contradict me
Don't make me cross the line
If you feel threatened
It's only 'cause I might

10. The New Pornographers - Use It
Two sips from the cup of human kindness
And I'm shit faced, just laid to waste

11. Marnie Stern - Roads? Where We're Going We Don't Need Roads
I present two sides.
My hopelessness and my faith.
My ego and my heart.
My feelings and my brain.

12. CSS - Knife
You think it's alright
Can't you feel the knife, oh?

13. St. Vincent - Cruel
They could take or leave you
So they took you, and they left you
How could they be casually cruel?

14. Wolf Parade - This Heart's On Fire
It's getting better all the time
This heart's on fire

15. Dr. Dog - That Old Black Hole
Take this thorn from my side
Fix this chip on my shoulder
Time is racing with the clock
And I ain't getting any older

16. The Mountain Goats - Younger
It never hurts to give thanks to the local gods
You never know who might be hungry
It never hurts to scan the windows on the upper floor
I saw a face there once before when I was younger

17. Neko Case - People Got A Lotta Nerve
But I'm a man man man eater
But still you're surprised when I eat ya
You know they call them killer whales
But you seem surprised

18. flor - get behind this
But all this joy out of the ashes
I would've held on, but I got distracted
I guess I never thought
Anything good could come from the dead and gone

19. The Mae Shi - HLLLYH
Fortunes will come you gotta let them go
Bruises will come so no more weeping now
There's so much more for you so no more sleeping now
The signal's strong and clear so let's call it out

You're not just sleeping
You're not just dead