Most Moving Songs of All Time

This is the list of those songs that reach our hearts the most with every single note on their melodies since the beginning of music.
The Top Ten
1 America - Simon & Garfunkel America - Simon & Garfunkel Cover Art
2 Pavane for a Dead Princess - Maurice Ravel Pavane for a Dead Princess - Maurice Ravel Cover Art
3 Wind of Change - Scorpions Wind of Change - Scorpions Cover Art

This used to be my favourite song ever. It represents the fall of the wall of Berlin, such an important event in humanity. It represents glory, gloom, freedom, life and above all, hope.

4 If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot Cover Art
5 Fix You - Coldplay Fix You - Coldplay Cover Art

Coldplay has dozens of moving songs, but particularly this one, even though it is not its greatest hit, it is considered its most successful song. Just listen to its organ chords and its lyrics until the very ending, and touch Heaven.

6 The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles Cover Art
7 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin Cover Art

How could we forget the so considered best rock song of all time? Its lyrics, its music and its trascendence makes it worthy of its position.

8 Goodnight Saigon - Billy Joel Goodnight Saigon - Billy Joel Cover Art

For someone who didn't actually serve in Vietnam, he did a damn good job capturing its essence here. Told from a soldier's point of view song here.

9 Pachelbel's Canon - Johann Pachelbel Pachelbel's Canon - Johann Pachelbel Cover Art
10 Ára Bátur - Sigur Ros Ára Bátur - Sigur Ros Cover Art

This time, since lyrics are in a particular kind of Icelandic, the only possible element we can enjoy from this song is its music. This is the moving song for excellence. Brilliant.

So unbelievably stunning. The most beautiful song I have ever heard.

The Contenders
11 God Only Knows - The Beach Boys God Only Knows - The Beach Boys Cover Art
12 Imaginer - Jackie Evancho Imaginer - Jackie Evancho Cover Art

Jackie Evancho's brilliant interpretation is capable of making any song worthy of this list.

13 Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day Cover Art

This song helped me through a lot of bad times when I was younger, and helped me come to terms with being different to other people, and it wasn't always a bad thing.

Billie Joe Armstrong wrote about his deceased father in this song. The inspiration brought as result a brilliant moving song.

14 Vanilla Twilight - Owl City Vanilla Twilight - Owl City Cover Art

Adam Young wrote this song inspired on the moving of the girl he loved in his youth. The result, this brilliant piece of art.

Absolutely breathtaking... Should be in top 3

15 Rocky Mountain High - John Denver Rocky Mountain High - John Denver Cover Art
16 The Show Must Go On - Queen The Show Must Go On - Queen Cover Art

After Freddy Mercury's death this song made people remember the brilliant singer of Queen and how musicians who once gave us joy with their art just go all of a sudden. How fragile life is.

He was dying of Aids, could barely walk, but killed it in one take. (Brian May)

It's almost impossible to don't like this song.

17 Imagine - John Lennon Imagine - John Lennon Cover Art

This song transcends time with a message that will remain relevant. Imagine a world without hate and violence and materialism.

It's simple. Use your imagination to picture a perfect world... Fantastic song

18 Love Hurts - Nazareth Love Hurts - Nazareth Cover Art
19 Vienna - Ultravox
20 Pictures of You - The Cure Pictures of You - The Cure Cover Art

Absolutely beautiful song. Touches my heart every time I listen to it. Very underrated.

21 Whispering Wind - Moby Whispering Wind - Moby Cover Art

Very moving. Incredible piece of music.

22 My Dad - Ray Stevens My Dad - Ray Stevens Cover Art
23 All is Full of Love - Björk All is Full of Love - Björk Cover Art
24 Belle - Notre Dame de Paris Belle - Notre Dame de Paris Cover Art
25 Ave Maria - Maria Callas Ave Maria - Maria Callas Cover Art
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