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
2 Pavane for a Dead Princess - Maurice Ravel
3 Wind of Change - Scorpions

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

4 Fix You - Coldplay

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

5 If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot
6 The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles
7 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

How could we forget what is so often considered the best rock song of all time? Its lyrics, its music, and its transcendence make it worthy of its position.

8 Pachelbel's Canon - Johann Pachelbel

Not only is it a very moving piece of music, but it is also one of the most influential pieces of music ever.

9 Goodnight Saigon - Billy Joel

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, this song nails it.

10 Ára Bátur - Sigur Ros

This time, since the 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 par excellence. Brilliant.

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

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

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

13 Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day

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

Billie Joe Armstrong wrote about his deceased father in this song. The inspiration resulted in a brilliantly moving song.

14 Vanilla Twilight - Owl City

Adam Young wrote this song inspired by the move of the girl he loved in his youth. The result is this brilliant piece of art.

Absolutely breathtaking. Should be in the top 3.

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

After Freddie Mercury's death, this song made people remember the brilliant singer of Queen and how musicians who once gave us joy with their art can 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 not to like this song.

17 Imagine - John Lennon

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

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

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

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

21 Whispering Wind - Moby

Very moving. An incredible piece of music.

22 Belle - Notre Dame de Paris
23 My Dad - Ray Stevens
24 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
25 All is Full of Love - Björk
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