Adele: Someone Like You
Billy Holliday: Strange Fruit
Bruce Springsteen: Streets of Philadelphia
Eric Clapton: Tears in Heaven
John Lennon: Mother
Johnny Cash: Hurt
Joni Mitchell: River
Joy Division: Love Will Tear Us Apart
Nick Drake: River man
Radiohead: Exit Music (For A Film)
Sinead O'Connor : Nothing Compares 2 You
Stevie Wonder: Lately
The Shangri-Las: Leader of the Pack
Seriously? How is Dust in the Wind not in that poll?
And IMO John Lennon's most underrated song;
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You're all clueless, THIS is the saddest song:
Also this :
Not the saddest but they're very good/sad:
Good ones :
THIS!!!! Its my song :
Wow I know more sad songs than I thought..
Sry this post has alot of videos, but theres just so many good songs
I gotta say Johnny Cash's Hurt is also one of the saddest
Last edited by melkesjokolade; 2013-08-27 at 10:41 PM.
One thing I will point out is with Hurt. First of all the song was written by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails. Johnny Cash did the cover. The song comes from an album called The Downward Spiral. The song is the climax of the album where fear, doubt, hate and despair turn to hope and acceptance. It's probably the least sad song of the album since the rest are categorically hopeless.
Too many songs from Metallica could be used, especially The Black Album.
(dangit PBitt beat me to Nirvana)
Let's go on a feel trip to a different age. You know the one, that held such better days.
Oh, and don't forget to bring a snack.
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No, it's not a joke. Almost every review I read of this album mentioned how stripped and sad this song is. If you can listen to it without feeling something then you're a robot.
This is a sad song anyway, but this cover is just ridiculously sad.
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^ This has to be one of them, but thats partly due to the amount of emotion he puts into it. There are a few covers of it which are faster etc
Evanescence - Wake me up Inside
I don't like any music, i can't understand it at all, wish it would go away, when i was growing up people would say what's your fav music type and i was like "umm" as i didn't know any song names or singers etc..however Evanescence that one song i heard playing on the radio when i was young and i had just found out my grandmother had died and was incredibly sad and it just stuck with me now i just associate the song with feeling sad
wat.. your missing out on life not liking music dude
Song: Komm, süsser Tod
Music: Shiro Sagisu
From: The End of Evangelion
That or this one...
Song: Beauty Is Within Us
Vocals: Scott Matthew
Music: Yoko Kanno
From: Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
Of those listed, Hurt.
However, the song I will unabashedly admit to crying to A LOT is Pink Floyd's "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)".
"You wore out your welcome, with random precision"... gets me every time. Any time I think of someone who I've lost or grown apart from, this song a) makes me feel terrible about it, then b) helps me put it in the past.
Fortunately parts V-IX are a bit happier. But not much.
You are lying! I never hit you! YOU ARE TEARING ME APART, LISA!
As a huge Audiophile, have a very vast library to pull from. Way to many choices to be made. On the top of my mind though 2 Jackson Browne songs come to mind. I'd say they would be tied but for different reasons that are made clear in the lyrics.
Aku, Soku, Zan