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In 2010, we ran down one thousand of the finest tracks ever recorded, as chosen by listeners, presenters and a team of experts.
"Don't want to be an American idiot." The American Idiot album was a make or break moment in Green Day’s career, but the subsequent conceptual record put them back on the map with this tirade against George W Bush.
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Frustrated by the system? Nervous about current events? Brow-beaten by The Man? Music is the answer. Radio X picks fifty of the greatest songs about struggle.
It's the gloomiest day of the year, so get it out of your system by listening to 50 of the most miserable tunes recorded. Then you'll feel loads better!