Genres » angst

angst Angst refers to an intense feeling of apprehension, anxiety or inner turmoil. Any music that is perceived to evoke these feelings or that describes or relates to such feelings could be tagged with 'angst' In existentialist philosophy, the term 'angst' is used to refer to a profound and deep-seated spiritual condition of insecurity and fear in the free human being - it may describe the general frustration associated with the conflict between actual responsibilities to self, one's principles, and others, including God.