Top 10 Songs About Being Sorry, Apologies or Regrets


The Top Ten

1 The Unforgiven - Metallica

"The old man then prepares
To die regretfully -
That old man here is me.
What I've felt,
What I've known
Never shined through in what I've shown." - Metal_Treasure

2 Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word - Elton John

"It's sad, so sad
Why can't we talk it over
Oh it seems to me
That sorry seems to be the hardest word" - Metal_Treasure

3 Please Forgive Me - Bryan Adams
4 Hard to Say I'm Sorry / Get Away - Chicago
5 Purple Rain - Prince & The Revolution

"I never meant to cause you any sorrow. I never meant to cause you any pain." - Metal_Treasure

6 All Apologies - Nirvana
7 So. Central Rain - R.E.M.

"Go build yourself another home, this choice isn't mine
I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm sorry" - Metal_Treasure

8 If I Could Turn Back Time - Cher

This is the first one I thought of. It's a very relatable song. - Britgirl

I don't know why I did the things I did I don't know why I said the things I said
Pride's like a knife it can cut deep inside
Words are like weapons they wound sometimes.
I didn't really mean to hurt you, I didn't wanna see you go
I know I made you cry, but baby
If I could turn back time
If I could find a way
I'd take back those words that hurt you
And you'd stay - Metal_Treasure

9 Sorry - Buckcherry
10 Ms. Jackson - Outkast

"I’m sorry Ms Jackson, I am for real. I never meant to make your daughter cry, I apologize a trillion times". - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Apology - Ikon
12 Tired of Being Sorry - Enrique Iglesias
13 Butterfly - Weezer
14 So Sorry - Feist
15 Cleaning Out My Closet - Eminem
16 The Apology Song - Decemberists
17 I'm Sorry Mama - Leadbelly
18 Forgive Me - Leona Lewis
19 Begging for Forgiveness - Helker
20 Forgive Me - Evanescence
21 Sorry - Beyonce
22 Jealous Guy - John Lennon

I'm sorry that I made you cry
Oh my I didn't want to hurt you
I'm just a jealous guy - Metal_Treasure

23 The Apologist - R.E.M.

"When I feel regret, I get down on my knees and pray: I'm sorry, so sorry…" - Metal_Treasure

24 Sorry is a Sorry Word - The Temptations
25 Apology - Our Lady Peace
26 Apology - Chris Brown
27 The Boy Who Blocked His Own Shot - Brand New
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