Top 10 Most Dramatic Songs

We all know the definition of dramatic, so here are the top 10 songs that would go with a milestone in a drama movie, the top 10 dramatic songs. (Song - Artist)
The Top Ten
1 How to Save a Life - The Fray How to Save a Life - The Fray Cover Art

I just like it! It catches my attention quickly, very touching and actually frankly speaking it gives more passion and eventually more feelings with the tone of the voice and the way it was written... Thank you!

It's tough to analyze these lyrics, but it doesn't make the bear words not dramatic and depressing. The musical content is also something obviously written and performed with loads of passion and feeling.

This song has so much substance... It just means more

I have listened to this song for years and I love it!

2 The Rains of Castamere - Jackie Evancho The Rains of Castamere - Jackie Evancho Cover Art

Dramatic, dark, and haunting song from "Game Of Thrones".
Released as a downloadable single in June of 2014, and scheduled for her album "Awakening" in September 2014.

This young lady just keeps pushing the bar up...

A natural born singer

See it on Yahoo Music or YouTube. Sample & buy it on iTunes and amazon.com June 10th.

3 The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin Cover Art

Along with being dramatic, the song is just so sad, and should be on all these peoples' "Top 10 Saddest Songs" lists. I mean, not only does it sound sad, but its lyrics are, jut, tearjerking. This song is about a man whose love dies, and when he looks into her diary after her death, he realizes she never even thought of him. This was supposed to be his girlfriend and she was going behind his back and never wrote a thing about him. Double-heartbreak right there, automatic spot on this list.

4 Dango Daikazoku - Chata Dango Daikazoku - Chata Cover Art

This song comes from a wonderful series, Clannad. A show that sums up to be a great example of what family should mean, accepting the lives you have, whether they are happy or sad. The english translation talks about a large dumpling family forming a ring and rounding up their happy and sad times. It really gives off this important meaning with a cheerful and somewhat child-like tone.

If you were to make sense of the english translation to this song, it would simply be about happiness. This song just goes so well with the show it's from, Clannad, giving us the feeling of taking life as it comes, and being happy with it. That's just what the show is about, life, and if you haven't seen it, watch the whole series, it's brilliantly amazing, and this song reflects.

Really nice song, always makes me kinda emotional but in a good way

Dango Dango Dango Dango Dango Dango Daikazoku
Dango dango dan... Go dan... *sniff...I... I'm not crying... Not at all.

5 Everchanging - Rise Against Everchanging - Rise Against Cover Art

Only Rise Against can make the most overdone song topic, a breakup, still sound heartbreaking. The dramatic effect is best in the acoustic version of this song, because of the lead singer's real raw emotion.

Rise Against should have a day... "RISE AGAINST DAY" haha I love R. A It's the best band I have ever listened too!

rise against is the best! this song kicks ass

6 The Moment I Said It - Imogen Heap The Moment I Said It - Imogen Heap Cover Art

Absolutely amazing. I can't get enough of Imogen.

This song is very dramatic. it should be on the number one list. imogen is powerful, enjoy by her works.

7 The Only Exception - Paramore The Only Exception - Paramore Cover Art

Terrible! Never listen to this one again!

I love this song!

I love this song

Sad Lyrics, way too dramtic

8 Lovers - Jackie Evancho Lovers - Jackie Evancho Cover Art

Title theme from "House of Flying Daggers". See the YouTube video of her PBS Great Performances "Dream With Me - In Concert". Just search for Evancho Lovers

Jackie performs this at every concert and it is always astonishingly jaw-dropping.

9 Breath - Breaking Benjamin Breath - Breaking Benjamin Cover Art

A break-up song not quite as good or dramatic in lyrics as a certain other break-up song on this list, but it sure is damn dramatic in musical quality.

Easy to relate to... Breaking Benjamin have taken an overdone topic and done it in a completely different way - unique, genius

10 Hide and Seek - Imogen Heap Hide and Seek - Imogen Heap Cover Art

As a song about time going by, this is a VERY dramatic song. No instrumental, just layered vocals. Second verse gives me goosebumps.

The Contenders
11 My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion Cover Art

This is one of my favorite songs of all time!

Why is this not number 1

12 Lost - Avenged Sevenfold Lost - Avenged Sevenfold Cover Art

Drama of this song is so cool... the rithme is very Cool, and I Love A7X foREVer, and pray for the rev, R.I. p

Just, the chorus is an anthem. An anthem of inspiring, up-beat drama.

This song makes me happy every time I listen to it.

Great song! Like legit

13 Desperate Times, Desperate Measures - Underoath Desperate Times, Desperate Measures - Underoath Cover Art

Pre-chorus, chorus, bridge, man. Drama recipe for this song.

14 Dream On - Aerosmith Dream On - Aerosmith Cover Art

"Dream On", by Aerosmith, is a most extreme case of dramatic music. It will be played forever. This music actually falls into several popular catagories and will be timeless.

Song rocks, but has strong dramatic undertones

15 Karma Killer - Robbie Williams Karma Killer - Robbie Williams Cover Art

The best song

16 Dramatic Song - Toby Turner Dramatic Song - Toby Turner Cover Art

This used to be my favorite song. Especially because I showed it to my grandma and she loved it haha

Hehe can't say I am not surprised this song made it here! Well then again yeah it was kinda dramatic!

This is amazing, I love it!

The funniest song ever!

17 Say Something - Cheyenne Jackson and Jackie Evancho

This duet was performed live at the "Awakening" concert held at Longwood Gardens near Philadelphia. Available on DVD.

18 Who Wants to Live Forever? - Queen Who Wants to Live Forever? - Queen Cover Art

Love queen and Freddie sad song makes you think. The music world will miss you Freddie queen rocks. Hope all you agree. I do. Vote this up.

Do you know that feeling after listening to something that's incredibly magnificent and dramatic? This's, who wants to live forever.

19 Pledge - The Gazette Pledge - The Gazette Cover Art

Personally, you don't have to understand the Japanese language here. You just have to feel the music within. And trust me when I tell you that is is heart breaking.

20 Fade to Black - Metallica Fade to Black - Metallica Cover Art

The music of this song alone tells a dramatic and desperate story; beginning with beautiful acoustic chords, and ending in a panic of chaotic riffs. The lyrics are few and simple, offering reflection that adds to the instrumentals' temperament.
"Yesterday seems, as though it never existed.
Death greets me warm, now I will just say good bye".
Perhaps would not recommend to everyone, but rather to those who appreciate the art and philosophy that classic heavy metal music provides.

Also, if you enjoyed this song it is worthwhile investigating when and why Metallica wrote it - I trust it will bring a smile to your face.

I feel unforgiven is more dramatic, but this one will have to do

21 Not Alone - All that Remains Not Alone - All that Remains Cover Art

The chorus is the definition of dramatic.

22 Hello - Adele Hello - Adele Cover Art

The song's lyrics are so dramatic but so touching. And the music video is like so over the top.

So dramatic...but so awesome!

It's such a beautiful song!

23 Listen - Beyonce Listen - Beyonce Cover Art
24 White Sparrows - Billy Talent White Sparrows - Billy Talent Cover Art

Oh come on! Should be one of the top 10! Amazing song!

25 Heart of Courage - Two Steps from Hell Heart of Courage - Two Steps from Hell Cover Art
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