Jeremy Zucker “all the kids are depressed” Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified

So I just graduated from college and it was
basically like my senior year, moving into a house with my friends. Living with people on a day to day basis,
waking up at noon like on the weekends and then my friends have already been up for like
3 hours because they have to wake up and fucking take antidepressants in the morning. And so the moment that spurred the writing
of this song was basically the realization that like half my friends at school are on
antidepressants. And like how many people mental illness is
actually affecting and how little people actually talk about it. I hope that the people that hear the song
just know that they’re not alone with whatever it is they’re dealing with. Nobody talks about mental illness. Nobody has at least like until like a couple
years ago. Logic’s song really did a lot for mental
illness in general but like one song isn’t enough to like get people talking about this. I was an RA for one year so I was like involved
in this tight-knit community of like ra-ra college spirit like go-getter people. They were always so smiley and so happy to
see me. In the beginning, it’s like, “Okay I have
energy for this.” But like after a couple weeks, it’s like,
“How are you still like this?” How do you have the energy to come at me with
that huge smile? And I just don’t have the emotional energy
to return that so it’s like… Are you actually that happy? It must take a lot of effort to put that huge
smile on your face all the time if that’s not how you’re actually feeling. I feel like there’s a certain kind of person
that’s just like in their head, overthinking every single thing to get on with their day. And then like that night, we go out and we
drink to like get out of our heads. Like it works for that night and it’s fun
and like you wake up the next day, and you feel like trash. And you start all over again. It’s like you’re not getting to the root
of the problem. So like, somebody that’s dealing with depression,
a lot of people just look at them like they’re sad or like they just dealt with something
that was hard to deal with. And they look at you and they’re like, “Dude
just like don’t worry about it.” “These things happen in our life.” “You’re just sad.” That line’s just basically about people
not believing that you’re feeling the way that you’re feeling. Depression, anxiety, mental illness is something
a lot of people deal with and I feel like the older generations are gaslighting us. When I look back at all the decisions I’ve
made to get me here, it’s like, okay, I was calm. I was rational. I was thinking about what I was doing when
I made these decisions and that’s why it played out for me. As soon as I get careless or like I do something
stupid on a whim, or like don’t think something through as much as I should, I’m confident
that like everything’s gonna turn out okay. I don’t feel like I have the right to really
weigh in on it especially cause I’ve never taken antidepressants or anything. There are people who need that shit to function
on a daily basis. And I think to say that they shouldn’t be
taking that is wrong. Some people need it. Some people don’t need it. And some people might need it sometimes.

100 thoughts on “Jeremy Zucker “all the kids are depressed” Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified

  1. Btw has anyone realized how the generations of our parents and grandparents were so much happier like 70% of my friends are anxious or depressed and our parents dont understand it because in their time people were genuinely happier and its very sad to shink about this :/

  2. He said like approximately 46 times in about 4 minutes. In case I’m not the only one who noticed it. I love this song though

  3. i think i lost the energy to smile since some of my friends stopped talking to me and ignoring me, and its been like this for probably 4 or 5 months and i hope that i can someone can give me that energy back

  4. Daaamn at last something meaningful! Please do EDEN next!!! Indie music has a lot more to offer than generic pop songs and has helped multiple people, pay them back with some love

  5. 1:34 omg same! I barely smile but I'm not depressed i just don't have energy to smile and i need that little energy that i have left for school and I'm just 15

  6. I really love Jeremy for this..I suffer with depression and anxiety and this was the very first song I listened to to help me not feel alone

  7. "like that night we go out, we drink like get out of our head, and the next day we woke up and feel like trash and start over again" probably the most truest thing happened in my life

  8. I told my mom how I felt and then we got a dog and I’m still feeling this and now I don’t trust my mom so I have to pretend that I’m ok now soo yay love life 😁

  9. 1:25 to 1:43 that’s exactly how i am.. I put a huge smile on my face but in the inside everything hurts but we have to show happiness even though we’re hurting on the inside and out

  10. OK I’ve known this song for like since it came out but I’m just now seeing the lyrics things like him explaining it and I know like not a lot of people are even going to see this comment but when he was talking about people being on antidepressants like and how everyone well so many people are suffering from mental illnesses I just I’ve never really talked about it well I have actually to multiple people in multiple different occasions but not on like a platform even though this is an a platform so I’m not famous but like random people are going to be seeing this. and I just want to say I’m diagnosed, I suffer with, I’m fighting,I have, depression, anxiety and some more. I take medicine for it. And that doesn’t change anything about me I’m still the same person I’m still a human like depression doesn’t define me it doesn’t define any of us.

  11. I love this song so much cause I'm pretty damn sure I have Depression, it definitely feels like it, and this song just helps me so much. Thank you Jeremy

  12. 2:25 – 2:38 truer words never spoken. This would've made me cry but i dont have the strength to. way too tired, even to cry.

  13. Why isn’t anyone even talking about what this song is about and what he’s trying to bring attention to. Like this song is so sad and helpful at the same time because it brings to light a problem that most people have but don’t ever talk about and helps people that have this problem to feel that they aren’t alone. Fr needs to be recognized in this way

  14. Random kid: Mom I’m depressed
    Random kids mom: Oh will try to feel better what happened?
    Random kid: I wanna be on this music video ok 👌 I need it
    Random kids mom: Ho oh your depressed brings out stand
    Random kid: No no no!! The belt stand the strongest stand ever
    Random kids mom: the world! time stops repeats hitting kid with the belt
    Random kid: Depressed for real
    Random kids mom: You depressed yet sweetie pie?

  15. Dis is MAH FAVORITE SONG!!! It’s such a true song, and here’s the thing about anti-depressants. I’ve dealt with depression for about a year, and it sucks. Although, being in depression means you don’t look forward to anything else. Your life might be great, and you just don’t realize that, and you go, “oh, my life sucks.” Or you get suicidal thoughts. I have as well. Let’s say you take an anti-depressant, and then you completely depend on that to even get out of bed! If you’re in the younger generation, like teenagers and kids, you might talk to your doctor about it. Maybe you are prescribed with an anti-depressant, but you don’t even get that your life is so much better than some others. If your life is “normal”, then? Think of someone who’s getting abused, someone with a mental illness, someone who’s lost their family, someone who’s homeless. But we’re only human. Just remember that you aren’t alone in what you’re going through. Love yourself too!🙂

  16. I need depreshon medicine or I have mental breakdowns and It gets to the point to wear I start to get suicide thoughts.

  17. I’m glad he can be open about this. When I explain my depression problems people either think I’m seeking for attention, being overly dramatic , or they just don’t care.
    My mom blames my sleep paralysis, anxiety , memory, anger, frustration, sadness, and nightmares on my phone

  18. I’m 13 and I starve myself
    I eat little at home to avoid my parents questioning me
    But at lunch during school I always skip it. Some of my best friends know why I skip lunch but they don’t do much about it

  19. Ok this may be weird but I’m happy when I’m starving and I cry myself to sleep sometimes
    I have like this deep cut on my arm that like has the top half of my flesh cut off and I enjoy it being there… I don’t really want it to heal
    I don’t put a bandaid on it either 😬

  20. 𝑚𝑦 𝑚𝑜𝑚 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑙𝑙𝑦 𝑠𝑎𝑖𝑑
    "𝒌𝒊𝒅𝒔 𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒅𝒆𝒑𝒓𝒆𝒔𝒔𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝒋𝒖𝒔𝒕 𝒄𝒐𝒛 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒚 𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒏𝒐 𝒘𝒊𝒇𝒊" 𝑜𝑘 𝑏𝑜𝑜𝑚𝑒𝑟 (𝑙𝑜𝑙)
    𝑙𝑖𝑘𝑒 𝑤𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑛𝑜𝑡 𝑜𝑘.. 𝑘𝑖𝑑𝑠 𝑡𝑜𝑑𝑎𝑦 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑙𝑙𝑦 𝑠𝑡𝑟𝑢𝑔𝑔𝑙𝑖𝑛𝑔.
    𝑖 𝑎𝑚 𝑎𝑙𝑠𝑜 𝑠𝑡𝑟𝑢𝑔𝑔𝑙𝑖𝑛𝑔, 𝑠𝑡𝑟𝑢𝑔𝑔𝑙𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑚𝑦 𝑎𝑝𝑝𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑛𝑐𝑒, 𝑓𝑒𝑎𝑡, 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑓𝑒𝑒𝑙𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑛𝑥𝑖𝑜𝑢𝑠 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑛𝑜 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑠𝑜𝑛, 𝑐𝑟𝑦𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑚𝑦𝑠𝑒𝑙𝑓 𝑡𝑜 𝑠𝑙𝑒𝑒𝑝, 𝑓𝑒𝑒𝑙𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑒𝑚𝑝𝑡𝑦 & 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑖𝑚 𝑢𝑛𝑙𝑜𝑣𝑒𝑑 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑛𝑜 𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑤𝑖𝑙𝑙 𝑐𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑖𝑓 𝑖𝑚 𝑚𝑖𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑔.. 𝑖 ℎ𝑎𝑣𝑒 𝑚𝑖𝑛𝑖 𝑝𝑎𝑛𝑖𝑐 𝑎𝑡𝑡𝑎𝑐𝑘𝑠 𝑏𝑒𝑐𝑎𝑢𝑠𝑒 𝑖 𝑐𝑎𝑛𝑡 ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑑𝑙𝑒 𝑠ℎ𝑖𝑡..
    𝑖 𝑜𝑛𝑐𝑒 ℎ𝑖𝑑 𝑓𝑟𝑜𝑚 𝑚𝑦 𝑓𝑟𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑑𝑠 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑙𝑖𝑡𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑙𝑦 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑤ℎ𝑜𝑙𝑒 𝑏𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑘 𝑡𝑖𝑚𝑒.. 𝑛𝑜 𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑛𝑜𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑒𝑑 𝑜𝑟 𝑐𝑎𝑟𝑒𝑑
    𝑔𝑜𝑑 𝑑𝑎𝑚𝑛, 𝑜𝑙𝑑𝑒𝑟 𝑔𝑒𝑛𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑘 ℎ𝑜𝑟𝑟𝑖𝑏𝑙𝑒 𝑜𝑓 𝑢𝑠
    𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑖𝑟 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑠𝑜𝑛 𝑤𝑒 𝑓𝑒𝑒𝑙 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑤𝑎𝑦
    𝐿𝑒𝑡𝑠 𝑛𝑜𝑡 𝑓𝑜𝑟𝑔𝑒𝑡 𝑠𝑂𝑐𝐼𝑒𝑇𝑦
    𝐦𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫, 𝐢𝐦 𝐡𝐢𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢 𝐟𝐞𝐞𝐥 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐢 𝐰𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐟 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐲𝐨𝐮
    𝐢 𝐟𝐞𝐞𝐥 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐦 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐠𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐞𝐧𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐦 𝐚 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐚𝐩𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭
    𝐢𝐦 𝐭𝐫𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐦𝐲 𝐛𝐞𝐬𝐭
    𝐛𝐮𝐭 𝐢 𝐜𝐚𝐧𝐭.. 𝐢𝐦 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐛𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐜𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐨𝐧 𝐦𝐲 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬

    𝐅𝐮𝐧 𝐅𝐚𝐜𝐭:
    𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒔𝒐𝒏 𝒊 𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒃𝒂𝒅 𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒕𝒖𝒓𝒆, 𝒂𝒍𝒘𝒂𝒚𝒔 𝒍𝒐𝒐𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒅𝒐𝒘𝒏, 𝒑𝒖𝒕𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒉𝒐𝒐𝒅𝒔, 𝒄𝒐𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒎𝒚 𝒇𝒂𝒄𝒆 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒎𝒚 𝒉𝒂𝒊𝒓, 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒂𝒍𝒘𝒂𝒚𝒔 𝒍𝒐𝒐𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒔𝒂𝒅
    𝒊𝒔 𝒃𝒆𝒄𝒂𝒖𝒔𝒆 𝒊 𝒇𝒆𝒆𝒍 𝒔𝒎𝒂𝒍𝒍.
    𝒂𝒎𝒅 𝒊 𝒅𝒐𝒏𝒕 𝒘𝒂𝒏𝒕 𝒑𝒆𝒐𝒑𝒍𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒌 𝒊 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒌 𝒊𝒎 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒔𝒉𝒊𝒕
    𝒊 𝒘𝒂𝒎𝒕 𝒕𝒐 𝒉𝒐𝒅𝒆 𝒎𝒚 𝒖𝒈𝒌𝒚 𝒇𝒂𝒄𝒆 𝒇𝒖𝒍𝒍 𝒐𝒇 𝒔𝒄𝒂𝒓𝒔
    𝒊 𝒍𝒐𝒐𝒌 𝒔𝒂𝒅 𝒃𝒆𝒄𝒂𝒖𝒔𝒆 𝒊𝒎 𝒕𝒊𝒓𝒆𝒅 𝒐𝒇 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒚𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒈
    𝘉𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘢𝘵 𝘮𝘦 𝘴𝘢𝘺𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘪𝘮 𝘵𝘳𝘺𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘢𝘤𝘵 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘣𝘢𝘥𝘢𝘴𝘴
    𝘯𝘰! 𝘪𝘮 𝘫𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘪𝘯 𝘱𝘢𝘪𝘯

  21. how does he sound EXACTLY like he does in the song! No way they used autotune in the song, I love this dude🤣🥺❤️

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