Top 10 Powerful Yet Sad or Depressing Songs

The Top Ten Powerful Yet Sad or Depressing Songs

1 Fix You - Coldplay
2 Hurt - Johnny Cash
3 Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley

This is just a cover, I much prefer the original by Leonard Cohen.

4 Like a Stone - Audioslave
5 Sound of Silence - Simon and Garfunkel
6 A Day in the Life - The Beatles
7 Soldier of Fortune - Deep Purple
8 Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
9 Jeremy - Pearl Jam
10 The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Blind Guardian

The Contenders

11 Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest
12 Anthem - Iced Earth
13 The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles
14 Love's Tragedy Asunder - Demons & Wizards
15 When I'm Gone - Eminem
16 It's Been Awhile - Staind
17 Path of Glory - Demons & Wizards
18 My Immortal - Evanescence
19 Melancholy - Iced Earth
20 Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day

I always think of my brother when I hear this song.

21 Fiddler on the Green - Demons & Wizards
22 Holding Back the Years - Simply Red
23 Untitled (How Could This Happen to Me?) - Simple Plan
24 Dream On - Aerosmith
25 I Died for You - Iced Earth
26 Drops of Jupiter - Train

What it sounds like = Milkyways and deep fried chicken/a girlfriend
What it's really about = A dream about his dead mother traveling through galaxy

27 Goodbye May Seem Forever - Jeanette Nolan
28 How to Save a Life - The Fray
29 No Way Out - Phil Collins
30 Goodbye Cruel World - Pink Floyd
31 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry - Hank Williams
32 Please Don't Leave Me - Pink
33 The Worst Day Ever - Simple Plan
34 Hurt - Nine Inch Nails

This is the original Johnny Cash covered. - Metal_Treasure

35 See You Again - Wiz Khalifa
36 The Funeral - Band of Horses
37 Carry On - Fun
38 The Lost One's Weeping - Rin Kagamine

This song is abo how education slowly stripes your character away to the point where you are just a mindless drone only studying because that's how you get around in life.

39 Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word - Elton John
40 I'll Be - Edwin McCain
41 Drown - Bring Me the Horizon
42 The Sun is Burning (Simon and Garfunkel)

A fairly unknown song. - schnippernyc

43 Sad! - Xxxtentacion
44 When You're Gone - Avril Lavigne
45 Jump - Van Halen
46 One More Light - Linkin Park
47 Chop Suey! - System of a Down
48 Blackbird - Alter Bridge
49 So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
50 Hold On - Chord Overstreet

Gets me every time

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