12 Sad Christmas Songs for Your Inner Emo Child

Forget the preparations – this holiday season, reach out to your inner emo child and listen to sad Christmas songs. What’s more festive than mourning a lost love or getting angry about not going home to spend time with family?

Here are 11 angsty Christmas songs for you to groove to.

1. Blink-182 — “I Won’t Be Home for Christmas”

2. Pan! – “Last Christmas”

3. Coldplay – “Christmas Lights”

4. Prince — “Another Lonely Christmas”

5. All Time Low — “Merry Christmas, kiss my ass”

6. NewSong — “Christmas Shoes”

7. Fall Out Boy – “Yule, Pull Your Eyes Out”

8. Boys II Men — “Cold December Nights”

9. Capital Lights — “Her Favorite Christmas Story”

10. Neck Deep – “December”

11. Breathe Carolina – “Mile High Christmas”

12. Death Cab for Cutie — “Christmas (Baby, Come Home)”

Happy Holidays!

UPDATED: December 11, 2023, 12:52 p.m. AEDT This article was originally published in December 2018 and has since been updated to December 2023.

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