Most Melancholy SongsPetSounds The definition of melancholy, according to the Oxford Dictionary, is "deep and long-lasting sadness".
The Top Ten
She captures my heart, she is a gift to the world.
This to me sets the stage for the scene like no other song!
My goodness, what a lot of Jackie Evancho fans there are! - PetSounds
Mournful, dreary, haunting... Sounds just like rain! - BobG
Beautiful lyrics about loss and hope, exquisitely delivered by Jackie's soaring soprano voice. - BobG
From her "Awakening" album.
This song will resonate with anyone who is missing someone. - BobG
Great List Spencer! I couldn't even choose. There are so many great songs here. - Beatlesboy9
If any song can be excellent psychedelic blues-rock and at the same time be melancholy, this is the one.
This song broke my heart again and again some months ago, but I couldn't stop playing it. Now I hope I never hear it again, my heart couldn't stand it, even though the song is just so beautiful. - Britgirl
"Once I used to think that the world belonged to me,
Now it belongs to someone else."
Actually, this song has been done by quite a few artists.
Yes it has, but Gordon wrote it. - PetSounds
Says everything you want to say when you can't speak. - Britgirl
Originally a song of the Jewish resistance to Nazi atrocities, it was first introduced to the popular consciousness by Joan Baez, but Donovan's version is the most melancholy.
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Top Remixes (4)
2. Open Fields of Grace - Jackie Evancho
3. To Where You Are - Jackie Evancho
2. Black Star - Yngwie
3. Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest
2. Catch the Wind - Donovan
3. Bitter Green - Gordon Lightfoot
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