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7 Angsty Songs That Apply To You Because No One Understood You In High School

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High school is so hard. You're a bundle of emotions and hormones, school sucks, and above all else, NOBODY UNDERSTANDS YOU!

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Well, except music that is. Music understood us when our parents just didn't, and these songs in particular made the angsty 2000s feel just a little more real.

1) James Blunt - "You're Beautiful"

This high-pitched, weird video'd song became a staple of angst-filled breakups everywhere, and for a year or two it was completely inescapable.

2) Green Day - "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

After crashing back onto the scene with "American Idiot" from the dynamite album of the same name, Green Day delivered a followup that, while infectious, quickly got adopted by all the kids who just weren't understood by their parents.

3) The All-American Rejects - "Dirty Little Secret"

Pretty much every All-American Rejects song was tailor-made for the angstiest of teenage life moments, and this was no exception!

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