Top Ten Saddest Love SongsWhether it's a song about a recent breakup or memories of an old lover, any love song that can bring you to tears belongs on this list.
Your criteria say, "Any love song that can bring you to tears belongs on this list." Well, one glance at Jackie's audience after she finishes this song will justify her position here.
Even if you did not see the movie House of Flying Daggers, where the heroine is dying in the snow with her first love and her husband already dead next to her [having killed each other with swords], and did not know that the song's final line "Your voice still echoes... in my heart" is her last dying thought, Jackie's otherworldly voice makes you feel it in your soul.
Gorgeous, incredible voice. This song has a magnificent a cappella part at the end where Jackie's voice soars.
Starts out with beautiful images of everlasting love and transitions to heart-wrenching forgetfulness.
Yes! Such a great song!
The lyrics are something all of us can relate to.
The name speaks for itself. Accepting that you will never be with someone but knowing you will never get over them.
Hard rock song about the pain love brings.
One of the best musical adaptations of William Shakespeare's epic tragedy!
About someone whom you aren't meant to be with but still love.
Song about being forced to accept that someone will never love you.
Love. It's the best, heartwarming song on Earth and so sad. It makes me wonder if she had someone who had left her and she thought about them and could not get over them.
I love Whitney Houston, and it's really sad she is gone. No one can be an original singer like her. That's her song, and nobody can say otherwise.
Heart-touching and mind-blowing!
Knowing someone doesn't want to be with you, but knowing you won't ever be able to forget.
I love it so much.
Song about a relationship that has too many bumps, but you still can't forget about it.
With or without you...
About a break-up in progress, with each waiting for the other to "Say Something." From Jackie's PBS special "Awakening - In Concert."
It's always very sad when a baby or small child dies.
Song about not being able to live without someone.
Anybody who has ever lost a father (or even their mother) can relate to this song.
He is leaving the love of his life because he is dying. Pretty darn sad.
A cover version, but sung by the incomparably evocative voice of Levi Stubbs. He can always make you feel it.