Song of the Week

Mad in America wants to know what songs you listen to that relate to your experience of psychiatry, or your thoughts and opinions about it. Check out the Staff Recommendations that have been published over the last few months and add your own by submitting here. Your song may be featured in our Song of the Week highlight and shared on Mad in America’s social media!

Tunnel Vision by Jasmine Marshall

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This week's Song of the Week is an original composition submitted by MIA Reader Jasmine Marshall: "I wrote this song largely expressing some of...

Stronger Than I Seem by Rai Waddingham

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This week's Song of the Week is "Stronger Than I Seem" an original composition submitted by the wonderful Rai Waddingham: "I wrote this song on...

Scars to Your Beautiful by Alessia Cara

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This week's Song of the Week was recommended by MIA Reader Peanut Butter Cups: "This is a song I wish I had heard when I...

Oh! Sweet Nuthin’ (2015 Remastered)

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This week's Song of the Week is a great one to get moving to! Oh! Sweet Nuthin' (2015 Remastered) by The Velvet Underground, recommended...

Mystery Jets – Serotonin Session

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This week's Song of the Week was recommended by MIA Reader Robert Bergner: "I came across this song a few years ago when I...

Vitamin R (Leading Us Along) – Chevelle

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This week's Song of the Week was recommended by MIA Reader Christopher Dubey:"This 2004 song by Chevelle is about a friend of lead vocalist...

Rewired for Sound by Richard D Lewis

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This week's Song of the Week was recommended by MIA founder Robert Whitaker: "This song celebrates the transformative role of music in helping people...

Little Giant by Roo Panes

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This week's Song of the Week was recommended by reader Edel Grogan:"This song reminds of the different parts of myself, the parts that made...

Breathing Underwater by Emeli Sandé

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This week's Song of the Week was recommended by MIA Reader Ellen McCord: "My experience of getting through what is going on with me...

Heb Het Leven Lief by Elske DeWall

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This week's Song of the Week is from from Mad in the Netherlands: "Dutch song in which both pain and hope are expressed from...

Crazy (A Suitable Case for Treatment) by Nazareth

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This week's Song of the Week was recommended by MIA Reader Daniel Costa Filho: "I don't know if Danny McCafferty had any direct experience...

All the Madmen by David Bowie

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This week's song of the week was submitted by a member of the Mad in Ireland team, Owen O'Tuama: "It simply sums it up." -Owen Ó...

All the Love in the World by MC Yogi

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This week's Song of the Week was submitted by MIA Staff member Carina Ruggiero: "I dedicate this song to all the brave souls who are...

Sanctuary by Carrie Newcomer

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This week's Song of the Week was recommended by MIA Reader Martha Barbone. "This song embodies what I need when I am in a difficult...

Don’t Ever Let Nobody Turn You Around by Eric Bibb & Maria Muldaur

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This week's Song of the Week was recommended by MIA Reader Sheila Hamburg: "My mental health requires reminders that I have to decide to...

Nutshell (MTV Unplugged) by Alice In Chains

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This week's Song of the Week was submitted by MIA Reader Liza: "This song was composed by a person longing to be free of...

Lock You Up by Kjellaug

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This week's Song of the Week is an original song written and performed by Kjellaug: "One day in March this year, the editorial board...

Crave by For King & Country

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This week's Song of the Week was recommended by MIA Reader Courtney Christianson: "After being involuntarily hospitalized, I felt stripped of my dignity and...

It’s My Life by Bon Jovi

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This week's song of the week was recommended by MIA Reader Mary Dahl: "This song expresses the energy and courage I feel in my...

The Weeping Song by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

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This week's song of the week was recommended by MIA Reader Joss Mack: "Psychiatry takes my weeping, makes it a pathology, then causes me...

Obolus by Thrones

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This week's song of the week was submitted by MIA Personal Stories Editor Emmeline Mead: "In Greek mythology, an Obolus was a coin used...

They’re Coming To Take Me Away Ha Ha – The Beatles (Parody by Stevie...

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This week's Song of the Week was submitted by MIA reader Larry Baxter: "This is a memorable song I heard while "vacationing" at the...

Liberation by Marlena Kolesinska

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This week's Song of the Week is an original composition by MIA Reader and MIA Co-arting attendee, Marlena Kolesinska: "I wrote this song with...

One More Light by Linkin Park

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This week's Song of the week was recommended by MIA Reader Lora Barnas: "When applied thoughtfully and well, the science of psychiatry can be...

Walk With Me by Michael Skinner

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This week's song of the week was recommended by MIA Reader Michael Skinner: "I had a life as a husband, father, professional musician and...