Top Ten Saddest Songs


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461 In God's Hands - Nelly Furtado
462 Falling Down - Muse

"now my world is upside down. I'm heading straight for the clouds. " - karica4

463 Jungleland - Bruce Springsteen
464 You and I - Park Bom

Omo! I can't believe that bommie is on list! Go kpop. Although, I think her song don't cry is way sadder/better..

465 Black Gives Way to Blue - Alice In Chains

AIC's ode to their late front man Layne Staley. The song is so haunting, brings tears to your eyes. Then listen to it live, the crowd sings along and cheers loudly at the end - makes me cry every time. After 9 1/2 years Layne is still missed by many.

We will all remember you Layne - WE WILL NEVER FORGET YOU. The lyrics of this song are so very true, "Imitations Are Pale". You will live on through those of us here that now true talent. Love is Song and Love who it is dedicated too. RIP Layne Thomas Staley

I don't want to feel no more
It's easier to keep falling
Imitations are pale
Emptiness... All tomorrows
Haunted by your ghost...

Lay down, black gives way to blue
Lay down, I'll remember you

Fading out by design
Consciously avoiding changes
Curtains drawn now it's done
Silencing all tomorrows
Forcing a goodbye...

Lay down, black gives way to blue
Lay down, I'll remember you

RIP Layne

This song makes me tear up every time I hear it. Absolutely beautiful tribute to a beautiful man with an amazing voice.

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466 Do You Hear Me - Adema
467 Without You - Breaking Benjamin
468 Good Feeling - Flo Rida
469 All Apologies - Nirvana

This song is essentially Kurt's suicide note in song form. It's so sad to hear this song (especially the Unplugged version) knowing that he would kill himself using similar messages from this song in his suicide note

Actually this song is very sad. He wrote this before Courtney and his daughter also.He may have said that but he did actually write this before either one. This song you can hear him suffering from guilt and spiritual pain. A very beautiful song though and probably my favorite ever written.

This song isn't really as sad as it sounds. Kurt dedicated this song to Courtney and their daughter, and it was actually a happy song. - NuMetalManiak

If you feel guilty although you have done nothing wrong but everone seems out to get you and acuses you of their faults.

470 Butterfly - Weezer

I cried when I realized what this meant you people are idiots for putting it so low.

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471 Voice of the Soul - Death

This is by far the saddest song I've ever heard. I'm in tears by the end of it every time, and it only gets worse when you find out what Chuck was going through as he wrote this.

472 No Surprises - Radiohead

How can this be down at 778? Personally 'Fake Plastic Trees' is just as sad if not sadder, but its not here so I'll vote for this. straight up emotion every single time I listen to it.

This may be my favorite song ever. I can't begin to describe what it does to me.

Underrated! Damn underrated. This song can make any person depressed!

Just listen to it. It speaks for itself.

473 Ruby - Foster the People

It's based on the life of a middle-aged mother, and her struggle to go on with life. Even if you don't like Foster the People, this song is bound to make you feel the deep feelings of "Ruby." The lyrics are meaningful and tell a story-a story of the struggle of average people, us as a whole, longing for a better life and watching a worse one pass.

It has helped me be a better person, and taught me not to let a bad time pass without making it a good one. It's inspired me and whenever I feel like it's over, I listen to this song and it tells me that it's not.

My favorite lyrics of this song:

Yeah she don't know what to do,
She's got everything and nothing to lose

She's got a fistful of tears held back by the strength of five
And she says, "Happiness ain't free,
Everybody fights just like me,
But I've given up the ability to retreat"

And I said Ruby, Ruby, Ruby
You gotta start lifting you head up, head up, head up
And I said Ruby, ...more

474 All of My Love - Led Zeppelin

This song is about the exact same thing that Tears In Heaven which is #1 is about, Robert Plant lost a child who was only 5 years old, but this song is 10 times better than Tears In Heaven by Eric Clapton. It is a disgrace that this is only #100.

The song may pass as not so emotional, until you know it's about Robert Plants sons death.
The song has so much passion, and it should be up in the top 10. - Plonderss

475 Don't Go - Bring Me the Horizon
476 Pyramid Song - Radiohead

From the Piano intro that gives you the chills from the lyrics

477 Yellow - Coldplay

Its not really sad but it could make you cry

478 The Raven That Refused to Sing - Steven Wilson

Only 2 Porcupine Tree songs and no Steven Wilson songs? Why do I even live on this planet anymore? - SevenTreeTool

479 What a Catch Donnie - Fall Out Boy

THIS NEEDS TO BE IN THE TOP 10. It is a lot sadder than anything listed on the top ten in my opinion. This song is about the bass player (Pete Wentz) promising the lead Singer (Patrick Stump) that he would never commit suicide.

Donnie is a famous Singer that committed suicide by jumping out of a hotel. In the bridge lyrics "I will never end up like him, but behind my back I already am" means he will never end up like Donnie by killing himself. - AwesomeKillJoy

480 Where Are U Now? - Skrillex & Diplo

I love this song, it's my favourite

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