Vampire Dear #25: Archives of Pain

Songs about surviving abusive relationships and sexual abuse.


  1. Voices Carry by Til Tuesday on Voices Carry (Epic)
  2. Ruiner by Nine Inch Nails on The Downward Spiral (TVT)
  3. Only by Nine Inch Nails on With Teeth (Interscope)
  4. Touch Me Again by Petrol Girls on Talk of Violence (Bomber)
  5. Bluebell by Babes in Toyland on Fontanelle (Reprise)
  6. Suck My Left One by Bikini Kill on Revolution Girl Style Now! (Bikini Kill)
  7. Terrorist by Heavens to Betsey on Calculated (Kill Rock Stars)
  8. Oh Bondage! Up Yours! by X-Ray Spex on Live at the Roxy Club (Sanctuary Records)
  9. Asking For It by Hole on Live Through This (Geffen)
  10. Fuck And Run by Liz Phair on Exile In Guyville (Matador)
  11. Happy and Bleeding by PJ Harvey on Dry (Island Records)
  12. Valentine by Fiona Apple on The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do (Epic)
  13. Shadowboxer by Fiona Apple on Tidal (Sony Music)
  14. He Hit Me (And It Felt Like A Kiss) by The Crystals on He's a Rebel (Phil Spector Records)
  15. Better Be Good To Me by Tina Turner on Private Dancer (Capitol)
  16. Archives of Pain by Manic Street Preachers on The Holy Bible (Sony)
  17. Stone Cold Dead in the Market by Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five (Decca)