Top Ten Saddest Love Songs

Whether 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.

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21 I Dreamed Last Night - Justin Hayward & John Lodge
22 Here Without You - The Byrds
23 When You're Gone - Avril Lavigne
24 Space-Dye Vest - Dream Theater
25 Say Something - Jackie Evancho and Cheyenne Jackson

About a break-up in progress, with each waiting for the other to "Say Something". From Jackie's PBS special "Awakening - In Concert".

26 Terrible Things - Mayday Parade

I cried so hard hearing this for the first time

27 My Immortal - Evanescence
28 What Might Have Been - Vincent Martella and Alyson Stoner
29 So Far Away - Dire Straits
30 Romeo and Juliet - The Killers

I agree, it's a good song, but the original by Dire Straits is better.

31 It's Too Late - Carole King
32 Fire and Rain - James Taylor
33 The Thrill is Gone - B.B. King
34 Yesterday - The Beatles
35 Walk Away Renee - Left Banke

The original version, the lead singer wrote it, and lived, and he makes you feel it.

36 Walk Away Renee - Four Tops

A cover version, but sung by the incomparably evocative voice of Levi Stubbs, and he can always make you feel it.

37 Without You - Harry Nilsson

This song should be top ten. One of the greatest songs of all times, lyrics and vocals.

38 Softly, as I Leave You - Frank Sinatra

He is leaving the love of his life, because he is dying. Pretty darn sad.

39 To Where You Are - Jackie Evancho

Who can say for certain
Maybe you're still here
I feel you all around me
Your memory's so clear

Deep in the stillness
I can hear you speak
You're still an inspiration
Can it be
That you are mine
Forever love
And you are watching over me from up above

Fly me up to where you are
Beyond the distant star
I wish upon tonight
To see you smile
If only for awhile to know you're there
A breath away's not far
To where you are

Are you gently sleeping
Here inside my dream
And isn't faith believing
All power can't be seen

As my heart holds you
Just one beat away
I cherish all you gave me everyday
'Cause you are my
Forever love
Watching me from up above

And I believe
That angels breathe
And that love will live on and never leave

Fly me up
To where you are
Beyond the distant star
I wish upon tonight
To see you smile
If only for awhile
To know you're there
A breath ...more

This song, presented by Jacqueline Evancho, gently places one into an ethereal state of being... Kleenex please.

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40 A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
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