Most Hauntingly Beautiful and Sad Songs

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101 Big Log - Robert Plant Big Log - Robert Plant
102 Don't Speak - No Doubt Don't Speak - No Doubt
103 Everything I Own - Bread Everything I Own - Bread
104 Shelter - Birdy Shelter - Birdy
105 Honeybee - Steam Powered Giraffe Honeybee - Steam Powered Giraffe

This songs seems happy upon first listening, but once you read the lyrics and explore the meaning of the song you realise how sad it is... How'd you like to be a robot who lasts forever, while those you care about grow old and die?

This song is so sad but beautiful at the same time! It is my favourite love song in the entire world because of how beautiful it sounds and how it is slow and catchy at the same time! - cutiepiestarlight

106 Snuff - Slipknot Snuff - Slipknot

An absolutely beautiful song that is able to tell a gripping, emotional story in just mere minutes.

107 Medicine - Daughter Medicine - Daughter

How is it down here

108 Terrible Things - Mayday Parade Terrible Things - Mayday Parade

This song is so sad, I don't know why it's so far down on the list

109 Hallelujah - Peter Hollens and Jackie Evancho
110 In the Cold Light of Morning - Placebo In the Cold Light of Morning - Placebo
111 Life Will Go On - Chris Isaak Life Will Go On - Chris Isaak
112 Nobody's Home - Avril Lavigne Nobody's Home - Avril Lavigne

I cried a thousand times listening to this song

113 Take Me to Church - Hozier Take Me to Church - Hozier V 1 Comment
114 A Place Only You Can Go - Needtobreathe A Place Only You Can Go - Needtobreathe
115 Happiness - Hurts Happiness - Hurts

This entire album is a work of art! I listen to this all the time, Stay and Sunday are just brilliant!

116 The KKK Took My Baby Away - The Ramones The KKK Took My Baby Away - The Ramones
117 Wind of Change - Scorpions Wind of Change - Scorpions
118 Call Me - Shinedown Call Me - Shinedown
119 Pain - Jimmy Eat World Pain - Jimmy Eat World
120 Head Over Heels - Digital Daggers Head Over Heels - Digital Daggers

About an obsessive love and the desperate feeling that comes with it. A great cover of the original by Tears For Fears.

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