Top Ten Songs With Sad Meanings


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21 Leave Out All the Rest - Linkin Park Leave Out All the Rest - Linkin Park
22 Civil War - Guns N' Roses Civil War - Guns N' Roses
23 One - Metallica One - Metallica
24 Goodbye May Seem Forever - Jeanette Nolan
25 Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton V 1 Comment
26 Jugband Blues - Pink Floyd Jugband Blues - Pink Floyd
27 Burslem Normals - Robbie Williams Burslem Normals - Robbie Williams

About going back to the place of your childhood and sad memories

28 In Loving Memory - Alter Bridge In Loving Memory - Alter Bridge

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.

29 Julia - The Beatles Julia - The Beatles

Writen for John Lennon's mother, Julia, who was hit by a car and killed before The Beatles became famous. - PetSounds

30 Uninstall - Bokurano Uninstall - Bokurano
31 Apocalypse - Jackie Evancho Apocalypse - Jackie Evancho

Teen Jackie scores big on this original song about a heart-rending breakup. Released as a single and also available on video. - BobG

32 Sleep Alone - Moby Sleep Alone - Moby

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

33 Give Up Your Guns - The Buoys Give Up Your Guns - The Buoys
34 The Scientist - Coldplay The Scientist - Coldplay
35 At Least We Tried - Moby At Least We Tried - Moby
36 Darkness, Darkness - The Youngbloods Darkness, Darkness - The Youngbloods
37 Misunderstood - Robbie Williams Misunderstood - Robbie Williams
38 Snuff - Slipknot Snuff - Slipknot
39 Jeremy - Pearl Jam Jeremy - Pearl Jam

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

40 Tears of a Clown - Iron Maiden Tears of a Clown - Iron Maiden

A song to tribute the late Robin Williams.

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