Francis Bacon's portrait, based on Velazquez's Baroque masterpiece, is one that I've always found disturbing. I considered a number of hard rock and metal songs that express the pain or anger that you see in the portrait, but ultimately, I decided on a pop song by Dido.
You have to read the lyrics carefully to see how the two are related.
Don't Leave Home
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Picture: Study after Velazquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Study_after_Vel%C3%A1zquez%27s_Portrait_of_Pope_Innocent_X
Audio: Don't Leave Home Source: Personal Collection