11/11/2013 10:03 EST

War, What is it Good For? Absolutely Nothing Except For Anti-War Songs (VIDEO)


It's been a long time since Nov. 11, 1918 marked the end of World War I, but we hardly need Remembrance Day to recall what war is like -- after all, we've been in a constant state of it for years and our soldiers remain deployed in Afghanistan, though they're finally set to return home next summer.

But if war is bad for almost everything, it has historically provided moving inspiration for artists. And so we've gathered some of music's most powerful anti-war videos to commemorate the end of the Great War and inspire hope for the end of the rest.

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