Most Hauntingly Beautiful and Sad Songs

Title is quite self explanatory. Just a list of songs that make you look at everything a little differently after listening to them. Very sad, but in the best of ways.

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61 Always There - Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure
62 Alice - The Cocteau Twins

This song is perfect from the intertwined duets of voices and piano to the lyrics. It makes you want to stare at everything in wide eyed wonder. A musical version of the book "Sophie's World". It was used in the trailer for "The Lovely Bones"

It makes me feel somewhat isolated, very haunting.

63 Remember When - Avril Lavigne
64 Farther Away - Evanescence
65 King's Crossing - Elliott Smith

Yes, another Elliott Smith song. I had to put this on here because of the piano at the beginning, if not for anything else. It makes you feel like you are spinning and slowly falling as he wraps you up in the lyrically brilliant song.

66 When She Loved Me - Sarah McLachlan

very sad

67 Hands of Love - Miley Cyrus
68 So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold

When my grandmother passed away, I listened to this song and I couldn't stop crying. Beautiful song

A great song, the melody pulls you in and the lyrics tell a sad but beautiful story of loss.

Its A7X...Name suggests the quality! Worth giving a shot..awesome song...a must listen..

Fantastic song, great lyrics capped off with a brilliant guitar solo.

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69 Unravel - Bjork
70 Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.
71 Hanging Tree. Jennifer Lawrence

The book expresses the meaning of the song but Jennifer's voice brings so much more meaning.

72 Jar of Hearts - Christina Perri

It is amazing, beautiful and emotional

73 Fear and Loathing - Marina and the Diamonds
74 Missing - Evanescence

This always puts me to sleep

75 Teen Idle - Marina and the Diamonds
76 Hello - Adele
77 Spaced - Smashing Pumpkins

Not one of their better known songs, off one of their less popular albums. Spaced is from the album Pisces Iscariot and is like a build up that never ends. Just the dizzying sensation of drums, slow guitar and Billy Corgan's distorted voice. A great song to go to sleep to, in a good way.

78 Burden - Opeth

Amazing song surprised to see it on the list with how underrated opeth is

79 Angel - Jackie Evancho

Jackie singing this gets me every time.

When Jackie sang this on talkshows, even the show hosts were in tears.

80 Immortal - Marina and the Diamonds
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