Best Songs About Loneliness


The Top Ten

1 Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
2 Only the Lonely - Roy Orbison
3 Space Oddity - David Bowie
4 I Am a Rock - Simon & Garfunkel
5 Message in a Bottle - The Police
6 Creep - Radiohead
7 It Makes No Difference - The Band
8 Lonely Day - System of a Down
9 Superstar - Rita Coolidge
10 Alone Again (Naturally) - Gilbert O'Sullivan

The Contenders

11 Downtown - Petula Clark
12 You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go

Dylan - Billyv

13 The End - The Doors
14 Tomorrow is a Long Time - Bob Dylan
15 Here I Go Again - Whitesnake

"Here I go again on my own
Going' down the only road I've ever known
Like a drifter I was born to walk alone". - Metal_Treasure

16 Without You - Nilsson
17 How Soon Is Now - The Smiths
18 The Loner - Neil Young
19 All by Myself - Eric Carmen

It's hard not to feel emotional with this song. - Britgirl

20 When the Music's Over - The Doors
21 Slipping Away - Moby

"Hold on to people, they're slipping away..." - PositronWildhawk

22 Liability - Lorde
23 Tired of Being Alone - Al Green
24 Stranded - Rainbow

"Dog night I'm so alone
A million miles out on my own
No one to talk no one to care
No, don't leave me stranded out here
Oh, it's just the loneliness I fear
Lonely window, fading star..." - Metal_Treasure

25 The Loner - Gary Moore
26 Legacy - Eminem
27 Yer Blues - The Beatles

Somehow the lyrics don't matter when this is played by the Jeff Healey Band. Actually forget the lyrics, the power of the music should make you feel better. - Britgirl

28 Come Back Home - Howlin' Wolf
29 Blue and Lonesome - Little Walter
30 Lonesome Road - Brother John Sells
31 So Lonely - The Police
32 Sloe Gin - Joe Bonamassa

Love the guitar in this. - Britgirl

33 Alone - Armin Van Buuren

A very powerful, emotional trance piece which really makes you think about the way people are left alone but can't be seen or heard when they most need someone to help them. A lot of songs cover the sadness of being lonely, but if there was something about how such a feeling can drain the hope and joy from you entirely, this is such a chilling example. - PositronWildhawk

34 Ride On - AC/DC
35 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry - Hank Williams
36 Hey You - Pink Floyd
37 Single Girl - Sandy Posey
38 What's Another Year - Johnny Logan
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Top Remixes

1. Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
2. It Makes No Difference - The Band
3. Superstar - Rita Coolidge
1. Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
2. Space Oddity - David Bowie
3. I Am a Rock - Simon & Garfunkel
1. How Soon Is Now - The Smiths
2. Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
3. I Am a Rock - Simon & Garfunkel


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