Top Ten Saddest Songs


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101 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day

I think they have the version with the hidden track could someone change it please?

This song made me depressed but I still love this song

Um... this sample isn't boulevard of broken dreams... that's holiday... someone fix that please...

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102 A Day In the Life - The Beatles A Day In the Life - The Beatles

Depressing song that actually sounds uplifting, but still keeping a depressing mood. It's kinda like those scenes in a movie where the main character's friend just died, but he doesn't feel sad, he just accepts the fact. In that way, it's a unique, melancholy kind of sadness. Definitely not #1, but I think it deserves a place on this list. - A7XfoREVer

103 The Reason - Hoobastank The Reason - Hoobastank
104 Let Me In - R.E.M. Let Me In - R.E.M.
105 Down In a Hole - Alice In Chains Down In a Hole - Alice In Chains

With a song like Down in a Hole, you just feel sad as you listen to the whole song. It's got some of the saddest verses ever heard, particularly when the first verse is repeated alongside the line "Oh I wanna be inside of you". The way the lyrics are sung convey the sadness, and also in the chorus you hear the apparent denial of hope. - NuMetalManiak

Haunting and chilling. No doubt everyone close to me knows this is a song that got me through some hard times in my life. By far one of the best rock songs that were ever written. Too bad Alice in Chains does not get enough credit. "I'd like to fly... But my wings have been so denied... " RIP Layne Staley

Yes... Down in a whole and nutshell.. So beautiful and haunting, especially nutshell.. Gives me chills.. Rip layne staley and Mike starr

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106 Broken - Amy Lee & Seether Broken - Amy Lee & Seether

Whenever you have a song that is pretty acoustic-driven in the rock scene, you can expect it to be a slow, and sad song. Broken exemplifies this with it's acoustic guitar and very sorrowful and lonely lyrics. The second version of this song with Amy Lee is even sadder, when you think about how Amy Lee was Shaun Morgan's girlfriend at the time. - NuMetalManiak

What? I hope Seether in top 10! where's seether fans? because that song makes every people cry or sad.

This song deserves to be at least in the top 10!

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107 Monsoon - Tokio Hotel Monsoon - Tokio Hotel

Every time I hear it I have to cry because it's so awful

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108 I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston

Whitney's powerful voice with great emotions

I am really laughing right now while listening to this

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109 Sober - Tool

I love this song... BUT WHERE IS HURT BY NINE INCH NAILS! THAT SONG - no, THAT ENTIRE ALBUM IS BETTER THAN ALL THE CRAP ON THIS LIST! One of the darkest, most depressing albums I have ever heard... The way it ends with the blow your ears out "gunshot" and then the minute of static (representing death).

110 Spanish Sahara - Foals Spanish Sahara - Foals
111 Sleep Alone - Moby Sleep Alone - Moby V 1 Comment
112 Titanium - David Guetta Titanium - David Guetta

Asia's voice is so whiny that it makes it sad. However, David Guetta's "mixing" of making the song cut in and out turns sadness into "what is wrong with my radio?! "

Underrated as HELL. Sia's downright best performance I've ever heard from her. I wouldn't exactly call it "sad", though...

113 My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards
114 It's Been So Long - The Living Tombstone It's Been So Long - The Living Tombstone V 2 Comments
115 Empty Garden (Hey, Hey Johnny) - Elton John Empty Garden (Hey, Hey Johnny) - Elton John

People that know what this song is about are few and do not understand the loss of a friend.

I cried a ton when listening to this song because I understand every little bit of it and it is extremely sad.

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116 I Believe - Blessed Union of Souls I Believe - Blessed Union of Souls
117 November - Sadistik November - Sadistik
118 I Miss You So Much - TLC I Miss You So Much - TLC
119 It's Getting Better All the Time - Brooks & Dunn It's Getting Better All the Time - Brooks & Dunn
120 Confessions of a Broken Heart (Daughter to Father) - Lindsay Lohan Confessions of a Broken Heart (Daughter to Father) - Lindsay Lohan

I don't care what haters say - this song is amazing. Not to mention realistic, emotional and touching. Lindsay Lohan wrote it and it only proves how deep & REAL this track is

Lohan is a bad role model. She made many mistakes but it doesn't mean we must diss everything she does. Sorry but this song should be in the Top 10! Definitely!

I'm amazed this is some of Lindsay Lohan's work. It's a beautiful, sad, yearning song that makes you want to reach out the girl who desires her fathers love. I'm not sure if it is a personal experience from Lohan's past or not, but either way, it's a haunting song that makes you love your father even more.

I was going to vote for another song but "Confessions of a Broken Heart... " is the best thing Lindsay Lohan did in her entire life so it gets my vote. Really fantastic track. Not to mention underrated - AtlasUniverse

Guys, put this AMAZING song higher! Yes, that's infamous Lindsay Lohan but the song itself is awesome. And realistic

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