"Oh, sad young man, I think I need you. For reasons I don’t know."

The Only Fault by Rachael Yamagata

Deep breath, I request a requiem for apathy
Momentarily lost hope, but now it’s back in me
Temporarily felt defeated by the game
Then the light came just after the nightingale sang

"Hands down, I’m too proud for love."

Little Bit by Lykke Li

"I’ve had good times with some bad guys. I’ve told whole lies with a half smile."

Cheerleader, by St. Vincent, “Strange Mercy” (2011)

"someone taught her it’s okay to be a martyr, like an educated angel, be a rat, you know in all the things you love…well okay."

Ryan Adams, Halloween

"Only love is all maroon
Lapping lakes like leary loons
Leaving rope burns —
Reddish ruse"

Bon Iver, Flume

"1, 2, 3, 4. Tell me that you love me more."

Feist, 1 2 3 4