Top Ten Saddest Songs


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461 Vincent - Don McLean

This depressing song about Vincent Van Gogh never fails to make you feel melancholy. The hauntingly beautiful lyrics and McLean's emotional performance always brings a tear to my eye. - Spark_Of_Life

462 Space Oddity - David Bowie

Super sad it is about a guy lost in space and I believe dies well he does die 685 really

463 The Ministry of Lost Souls - Dream Theater V 1 Comment
464 Landslide - Dixie Chicks
465 The Haunting Presence - Giles Corey
466 I Wouldn't Mind - He is We

This song just hits me in the feels every time I listen to it. It hurts hearing about love lost, and now rejoining them in eternity. - BlazenSpirit

467 May It Be - Enya
468 Float On - Modest Mouse
469 I Remember You - Skid Row

i shall gladly kill anyone who will disagree that this song is the saddest love song ever...
this song is all in one set...
think about it, a metal band playing slow but still a metal song which talks about the person which has already left...

If you kill someone from disagreeing, that persons relative(s), friends, or any other special person in their life, might make a song that is sadder then I Remember You. :D

470 In God's Hands - Nelly Furtado
471 Falling Down - Muse

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

472 Jungleland - Bruce Springsteen
473 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..

474 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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475 Do You Hear Me - Adema
476 Without You - Breaking Benjamin
477 Good Feeling - Flo Rida
478 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.

479 Butterfly - Weezer

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

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480 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.

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