Top 10 Songs with the Saddest Lyrics

The Top Ten

1 Hurt - Johnny Cash UListen to Sample
2 Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton UListen to Sample
3 Fade to Black - Metallica UListen to Sample
4 Snuff - Slipknot UListen to Sample
5 How to Disappear Completely - Radiohead

Agreed with the visitor, this song is really depressing. - cjWriter1997

This is song is insanely sad

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6 Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest

It's a suicide song - Metal_Treasure

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7 Mad World - Michael Andrews UListen to Sample
8 Everybody Hurts - R.E.M. UListen to Sample
9 One - Metallica UListen to Sample
10 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 Pyramid Song - Radiohead UListen to Sample
12 The Eternal - Joy Division UListen to Sample
13 Hello - Evanescence UListen to Sample
14 My Immortal - Evanescence UListen to Sample
15 Stan - Eminem UListen to Sample
16 Adam's Song - Blink 182 UListen to Sample
17 Cancer - My Chemical Romance UListen to Sample
18 Whiskey Lullaby - Brad Paisley UListen to Sample
19 Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day

No way anything that is sad yet epic is better than this. This song is about the death of Billie Joe's father's death and people who have died in the September eleventh attacks. Not only are the lyrics deep, but the melody is just so epic. The opening is iconic, the chorus is goose bump inducing, the drums go along so well, and the guitar and bass guitar work is legendary.

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20 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day UListen to Sample
21 Pieces - Anthrax
22 All Star - Smash Mouth UListen to Sample
23 Hymn for the Missing - Red UListen to Sample
24 Brothers in Arms - Dire Straits

"Let me bid you farewell, every man has to die. But it's written in the starlight and every line in your palm. We are fools to make war on our brothers in arms" - BrianScott01

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25 See You Again - Wiz Khalifa UListen to Sample
26 When You're Gone - Avril Lavigne UListen to Sample
27 Little Talks - Of Monsters and Men UListen to Sample
28 Too Much Love Will Kill You - Queen

Really Sad.
You'd give your life, you'd sell your soul
But here it comes again
Too much love will kill you
In the end. :( - DaringXx

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29 I Was Only 19 - Redgum

Very sad

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30 Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word - Elton John UListen to Sample
31 Sad! - XXXTentacion UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes

1. Hurt - Johnny Cash
2. Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton
3. Snuff - Slipknot
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1. Hurt - Johnny Cash
2. How to Disappear Completely - Radiohead
3. Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
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