Top Ten Saddest Songs


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101 Let Me In - R.E.M.
102 The Last Words You Said - Sarah Brightman

For anyone whose soul has been singed by the passions and glories of tragic love-- this One's for U. Sarah's voice singing these heart-breaking lyrics will tenderly wound and heal U. She's without equal in awaking hidden depths of feeling in the listener. - timhatcher

ReaLLy aWEsome Song For anyone whose soul has been singed by the passions and glories of tragic love-- this One's for U. Sarah's voice singing these heart-breaking lyrics will tenderly wound and heal U. She's without equal in awaking hidden depths of feeling in the listener.

This is the best sad songs by sarah brightman
Hope you can always cheer us by anything first by your songs
Love you sarah
You may not know all of your fans but your fans will always remember you

Lame slow song

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103 Down in a Hole - Alice in Chains

With a song like Down in a Hole, you just feel sad as you listen to the whole song. It's got some of the saddest verses ever heard, particularly when the first verse is repeated alongside the line "Oh I wanna be inside of you". The way the lyrics are sung convey the sadness, and also in the chorus you hear the apparent denial of hope. - NuMetalManiak

Haunting and chilling. No doubt everyone close to me knows this is a song that got me through some hard times in my life. By far one of the best rock songs that were ever written. Too bad Alice in Chains does not get enough credit. "I'd like to fly... But my wings have been so denied... " RIP Layne Staley

Yes... Down in a whole and nutshell.. So beautiful and haunting, especially nutshell.. Gives me chills.. Rip layne staley and Mike starr

My nan died in a hole

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104 Broken - Seether

Whenever you have a song that is pretty acoustic-driven in the rock scene, you can expect it to be a slow, and sad song. Broken exemplifies this with it's acoustic guitar and very sorrowful and lonely lyrics. The second version of this song with Amy Lee is even sadder, when you think about how Amy Lee was Shaun Morgan's girlfriend at the time. - NuMetalManiak

What? I hope Seether in top 10! where's seether fans? because that song makes every people cry or sad.

This song deserves to be at least in the top 10!

OH, MY GOD! I LOVE this song! Every time I listen to it on my laptop, I just wanna cry, until I fall asleep! It reminds me of a book I'm typing up. It's called "Night at the Museum : Broken Spirits and Aching Hearts". It's set after NATM2. This is where the cowboy Jedediah is dying of a terrible sickness. Octavius is sitting by his bedside, about to cry at any minute, and Jedediah tells him he always loved him like a big brother, and he forgave him for everything he had said and done to him. And when he asks Octavius to give him one last hug, and that Octavius does so, right away, in the blink of an eye, Jedediah closes his eyes, tells him he will always be his best friend, no matter what. Then, he dies. Now, as Octavius lays his friend back down on the bed, he lets a bunch of big tears spill down his face, and cries very hard. And, when Larry wraps his warm arms around him, and hugs him, gently, and that he starts to cry like an "I-don't-know-what", not that's where I hear that ...more

105 Monsoon - Tokio Hotel

Every time I hear it I have to cry because it's so awful

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106 Spanish Sahara - Foals
107 Sober - Tool

I love this song... BUT WHERE IS HURT BY NINE INCH NAILS! THAT SONG - no, THAT ENTIRE ALBUM IS BETTER THAN ALL THE CRAP ON THIS LIST! One of the darkest, most depressing albums I have ever heard... The way it ends with the blow your ears out "gunshot" and then the minute of static (representing death).

108 The Way We Were - Barbara Streisand

I know it's too old for most of you to have heard it or for it to come to mind immediately but if you have a serious interest in this list's concept you really should give this a listen.
"Can it be that it was all so simple then
Or has time rewritten every line...
What's too painful to remembers simply choose to forget..." - Billyv

109 In My Darkest Hour - Megadeth

This song truly captures the feelings of betrayal, overwhelming despair, anger and sadness that one can only hope never to experience. This song, I am certain, has been somebody's last song...

110 It's Getting Better All the Time - Brooks & Dunn
111 My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards
112 It's Been So Long - The Living Tombstone V 2 Comments
113 I Miss You So Much - TLC
114 Titanium - David Guetta

Asia's voice is so whiny that it makes it sad. However, David Guetta's "mixing" of making the song cut in and out turns sadness into "what is wrong with my radio?! "

Underrated as HELL. Sia's downright best performance I've ever heard from her. I wouldn't exactly call it "sad", though...

115 I Believe - Blessed Union of Souls
116 November - Sadistik
117 Landslide - Fleetwood Mac

Come on, people! This song is a classic! It should at least be in the top five! Stevie Nicks wrote this song about not knowing if she could make it through life, basically. And her vocals are so emotional and perfect that its hard not to cry during this song. Its amazingly relatable and will grow on anyone who listens to it. Everyone should know this song.

I totally agree this song gets a lump in my throat every time you could tell she was hurting whilst singing this song

This shouldn't be 99th, should be in the top ten

Just that one south park episode made this the saddest song ever... - deathnote67

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118 Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division

Other than already being about when Ian Curtis broke up with his wife, the fact that they played it at one of the saddest parts in Donnie Darko makes this song on of the saddest songs of all time

it's the saddest song in the whole universe. this would be number 1 only if more people knew about the band. =/

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119 Superman (It's Not Easy) - Five for Fighting

Great song. Five for fighting has some great lyrics

Sad song...

120 For the Love of a Daughter - Demi Lovato

Such a sad song! I love her and I'll support her emotions. Her love for her father is undeniable

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