Top Ten Songs With Sad MeaningsMoldySock
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From the movie "House of Flying Daggers", and the song's words are the lead character's dying thoughts, as she lays dying in the snow. when she sings "Oh, where are you? ; I need to tell you I still love you", its for her lifelong love, who is lying dead in the snow next to her. The haunting final acapella line "Your voice still echoes... in my heart" is her last thought as she dies.
Her voice still echoes in my heart.
Absolutely incredible. Jackie's the best.
She touches your heart, she is like my angel by my side!V 2 Comments
This is actually a story about the lead singer, his Dad died when he was like 8 and at his funeral on the first of September and in the middle he ran home and his mother found him in his closet and he said wake me up when September ends, this song was also played on my cousins funeral, she died when she was 13
Saddest song ever. It makes me cry every time. - Jetticus12
This is a sad beautiful song - jmepa1234
Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong wrote this song about his father, who died of cancer on September 1, 1982. At his father's funeral, Billie cried, ran home and locked himself in his room. When his mother got home and knocked on the door to Billie's room, Billie simply said, "Wake me up when September ends," hence the title.
The line "seven years has gone so fast" is a reference to how Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt's band Sweet Children (which would morph into Green Day), was formed seven years after Armstrong's father died.
"20 years has gone so fast" represents the time from his father's death to when Billie Joe wrote the song.
This was originally slated for Green Day's 2002 compilation album Shenanigans, but Billie Joe didn't feel that he was in an emotional state to record it, so the song was held back and used on American Idiot. >>
The video was directed by Samuel Bayer, who directed Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" video. Jamie Bell and ...more - A7XREVFin21
A song about a girl who is abused by her father - MoldySock
A sad song about a city destroyed by bombs that were mistaken for red balloons.
Song about Nuclear war - MoldySock
It's a song about depression and being disheartened with the monotony of daily life.
A song about a guy who is depressed and stuck in his own world... Kind of hard to describe, really. - MoldySock
It's a sad song about a high school shooting, were the targets are the "cool" kids with the pumped up kicks.
About a school shooter. - MoldySock
It's about a school shooting.
Amazing.V 1 Comment
Better than I've ever heard it before. A great collaboration.
Check out the extended YouTube video with a military funeral. Don't bother trying not to weep. - BobG
I'm in love with this song. :):
A woman who is raped and abused by a boy who wants to feel something, it's about the son of the woman who was raped. - MoldySock
A song originally about drug overdose and death, transformed into a song about hope by one of the most gifted singers of our age. At the age of 10.
Hearing Jackie Evancho sing this song is the most amazing thing I have ever heard.
Amazing how Jackie was able to capture the mood of resignation in this song, while still a pre-teen! - BobG
A girl is concerned about her Boyfriend, becoming too invasive, and he breaks up and avoids her like she is insane. - MoldySock
Its very sad
This song is so beautiful, when I listen to it, the tears just run down my face
Hear it on Yahoo Music or YouTube. Purchase the download on iTunes or amazon.com June 10. From her upcoming album "Awakening".
From "Game of Thrones", music of "The Red Wedding". If you watched the show, you know why its sad.
Such a beautifully sad, heart-wrenching song. The meaning is as beautiful and eloquent. For lovers of this song I also recommend Lost In Paradise, also by Evanescence, and Imaginary, by Evanescence. Amy Lee is an amazing singer and her songs always reflect on her voice, and the true tragedy of life. While many consider this song to be lazily written, I understand the true meaning and emotions that are evoked in this song.
When you hear it for the first time you'll think its really sad and about someone that this man cares about dearly had died. Once you look up the real meaning though it kind of ruins it.
Once you find out what this song is really about it will touch your heart and you'll love this song more.
The song is about the felling of being a disappointment to your parents and finding yourself, but you've become "numb"
This is by far the saddest song of all time
This song is about a soldier fighting in a war and a mortar blows off in his face. He can't hear, see, smell, taste and he doesn't have arms or legs. He comes out of a coma in a hospital. During the time he is in the hospital he reflects on his life and things his father told him. Eventually the doctors get worried because he's having spasms all the time, but he doesn't seem to be dying. They call in the general and he can't figure it out either but the soldier with the general recognizes it. "It's Morse code," he says. The general asks what he is saying and the soldier looks for a minute and then says, "He is saying K-I-L-L- M-E over and over again."
The lyrics are based on the novel Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo, which is about World War I. A specific passage that inspired the song is: "How could a man lose as much of himself as I have and still live? When a man buys a lottery ticket you never expect him to win because it's a million to one shot. But if he does win, ...more - A7XREVFin21
I'm crying, this is about Eric's son conor who fell from the 53rd floor of their building. Gets me every time,
Gorgeous list MoldySock!
This song makes me cry. Simple as. - Britgirl
I cry everitime I see this
Writen for John Lennon's mother, Julia, who was hit by a car and killed before The Beatles became famous. - PetSounds
A song Mark Tremonti wrote after his Mother died. A song that reflects on the pain of loss and how hard it can be to adjust to once someone's gone.
This song is partially about the death of lead singer Gerard Way's grandmother, Elena Lee Rush. She taught Gerard how to draw, paint and sing, and she gave him his first car - the white van that appears in the original "I'm Not Okay (I Promise)" video. The song is dedicated to her, as is the CD. She is mainly who the part "Can you hear me? Are you near me? " is for. But this song also starts the concept of the CD. A man and a woman (Helena) die in a car crash ("When both our cars collide"), except the woman doesn't really die, the man only thinks she has. The man is sent to Hell. This song is a mourning for Helena's "death" by the man. He is wishing he could see her again and is giving his last goodbyes ("So long and goodnight"). - A7XREVFin21
This song is about Gerard and Mikey's grandma who passed away. Her name was Elena. This song always makes me cry...
This is one of the best song ever
About going back to the place of your childhood and sad memories
Lead singer Corey Taylor (from Kerrang! July 19, 2008): "This is the slow one. It's another personal one. Again, not naming names, it's about someone who helped me through a lot and I thought she felt the same way that I did and then she really let me down. At the same time, it was good that she did, because it was that final push to me figuring out myself. The lyrics are pretty self-explanatory."
This song is about how the protagonist's soul is too dark to let love in, telling somebody to get away from them. It's dark and brooding, representing the pits of depression or at least the bottom of the cycle in a manic-depressive. Slipknot being a particularly dark Nu-Metal band, it's pretty typical.
In the short-film video, the white-haired desk clerk with the dapper bow-tie behind that sheet of glass is none other than actor Malcolm McDowell - best known as the lead droog in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. O my brothers, this has been a most exquisitely horrorshow moment of ...more - A7XREVFin21
I think that this song is about a man in denial that he is in love with a girl, because the voice saying "be quiet, big boys don't cry." is her talking to him from heaven. Because, why would he keep her picture on his wall if he didn't love her? I think that by the end of the song, he finally realizes how much he loved her. And, the lyric "you wait a long time for me" might either mean she waited a long time for him to tell her that he loves her, or it may mean that she is up in heaven, and it
's basicly him saying that it'll be a long time before he joins her.
Teen Jackie scores big on this original song about a heart-rending breakup. Released as a single and also available on video. - BobG
A very sad song this. The second meaning is about 9/11; the lyrics were initially "at least we died together" referring to those who jumped from the tower as they were "holding hands, flying through the sky". You really feel it, knowing that. - PositronWildhawk
It's about a kid who commits suicide in front of his high school English class and it's my favorite song of all time - Songsta41
A song to tribute the late Robin Williams.
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