The Top Ten Sarah McLachlan Songs

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I love this song beyond description.. it touches the deepest part of my soul.. reminds me of love ones passed.

This is the song that touched my heart, very very recommended

I love this song beyond description.. It touches the deepest part of my soul.. Reminds me of love ones passed.

this is the song that touched my heart

Of the many exceptional songs she has brought to us... This is arguably Sarah's best. Always moving. Always affecting.

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In my opinion, it's probably the greatest song from sarah so far. I really can't think of a more devoted musician when it comes to delivering a song.

This song is is so beautiful. It shows her vocal talent. In this song she is so good at making you feel the pain of someone down in a low place because of a mistake. Such a beautiful piece of music.

This song is actually perfect! Its nice to listen to this when you're all alone and no one left for you and when you feel the emptyness around yourself...
Its totally awesome


Cause we are born innocent...Adia

Its easy, we all falter... It doesn't matter

Adia, I do believe I've failed you by not voting for you enough. You deseve much more than this.


One of the best songs I've ever heard! It's not doubt nothing short of masterpiece. It's beautifully written and performed. Every single thing about the song is perfection. From the haunting beginning to the emotion filled chorus, to the symphony of guitars in the instrumental break. It just sticks with you. You know a song's good when you don't get sick of it after the 17272717th time listening to it! It's also deep and can be perceived and interpreted in so many ways. I love Sarah mclachlan and many of her songs are amazing! But possession is by far her best in my opinion. Truly underrated song. :).

It's the "Mirrorball" version in particular that I believe is her best record to date. It's nice to see this song at the third position, but here's my take on the top 2 songs: "Fallen" is good, but Afterglow had a few better songs, namely "Time" and "World on Fire. " "Angel" is simply excellent and one of the best songs from Surfacing, but it's fairly overrated, not to mention that I think "Witness" and "Black & White" are better. I'm still glad to see "Possession" at #3.

Absolutely the best song of her career, in my opinion. The range of her voice raises goose bumps and the instrumentals are equally as sublime.

Has so many underlying emotions and layers which is one of the most skillful and important factor in music. This song well um possesses me...

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5I Will Remember You

My favourite, haunting, honest, and beautful.

When I think of my husband I listen to this song and the angel song

Simply beautiful

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6Building a Mystery

One of the best songs of all time.

7Sweet Surrender

Another fantastic example of why Sarah is the one!

The best, should be number 1

8Fumbling Towards Ecstasy

This was the first Sarah song I ever heard and made me fall in love with her music.

10Song for a Winter's Night

The Contenders

11Black & White

- underrated song from the album Surfacing
- but I love all the songs from Surfacing
- am biased.
- so sue me.

12When She Loved Me

How isn't this number 1? It's amazing

13Hold On

My favorite Sarah McLachlan song of all time. Slow and soft with a lot of meaning in the words, and I especially love the chorus and the second section of the song. Absolutely beautiful.


Very unlike most of her other music, in that its instrumentation is kept breathy and ethereal, largely due to the almost total omission of a bottom end. Her vocals are sung almost entirely in her falsetto range with an emphasis on a hall-like reverb effect, which lends a feeling of eerie timelessness. The subject matter is primal and fundamental; the language used is poetic and displays a gift for causally sublime metaphor. Easily my favorite from her library.


One of the most beautiful songs out there. She uses several elements and sounds to give the song a full meaningful sound. It's sad and beautiful all at the same time, a great song!

The best song ever my number 1 of all time it never gets old


One of her best pieces ever: lyrics, music, performance and also the video


This song changed my life!

19Loving You Is Easy

This song is just wonderful. It makes me feel so happy and it's a very jovial track!

Why is this #20 in HER list? It should be in the top #20 songs of all time.

20The Rainbow Connection
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