Sad Songs that Make you Cry

Everyone of us has a song close to our heart, which we cannot listen to without getting our eyes moist. We feel that the pain engraved in the tune somehow resembles ours. The following presents some great tracks whose lyrics and tunes may invoke a sense of pain and agony in your heart.

My Favorite Playlist of Sad Songs
♫ Broken
~ Seethe♫ Hurt
~ Johnny Cash♫ Crying
~ Roy Orbison♫ Goodbye
~ Air Supply♫ Heartless
~ The Fray♫ Don’t Speak
~ No Doubt♫ Angel
~ Sarah McLachlan♫ Breathe Me
~ Sia Furler♫ Don’t Let It End
~ Styx♫ Apologize
~ One Republic♫ At Seventeen
~ Janis Ian♫ Her Diamonds
~ Rob Thomas♫ All By Myself
~ Eric Carmen♫ All My Life
~ K-Ci and Jo-Jo♫ Hurt So Bad
~ Linda Ronstadt♫ The Diary
~ Hollywood Undead♫ Hard Habit to Break
~ Chicago♫ Cry Me a River
~ Julie London♫ Dear Agony
~ Breaking Benjamin♫ Butterfly Kisses
~ Bob Carlisle♫ Here Without You
~ 3 Doors Down♫ How Does it Make You Feel
~ Air♫ A Day In the Life
~ The Beatles♫ Goodbye To Love
~ The Carpenters♫ Goodbye To You
~ Michelle Branch♫ Travelin’ Soldier
~ Dixie Chicks♫ Where the Story Ends
~ The Fray♫ I Am A Rock
~ Simon and Garfunkel♫ Every Breath You Take
~ The Police♫ Give Me A Sign
~ Breaking Benjamin♫ Here Comes Goodbye
~ Rascal Flatts♫ Don’t Forget About Us
~ Mariah Carey♫ Picking Up the Pieces
~ Paloma Faith♫ How Do I Live Without You
~ LeAnn Rimes♫ The Shores Of The Swilly
~ Phil Coulter♫ The Green Fields of France
~ Eric Bogle♫ I Don’t Like Mondays
~ The Boomtown Rats♫ He Stopped Loving Her Today
~ George Jones♫ How Can You Mend a Broken Heart
~ Bee Gees♫ One Sweet Day
~ Mariah Carey with Boyz II Men

Some More Sad Songs
♫ You
~ Switchfoot♫ Always
~ Bon Jovi♫ Fix You
~ Coldplay♫ The Way
~ Fastball♫ Wonderwall
~ Oasis♫ Already Dead
~ Beck♫ Angel of Harlem
~ U2♫ Mother
~ John Lennon♫ Don’t Go Away
~ Oasis♫ Love Hurts
~ Nazareth♫ Perfect
~ Simple Plan♫ Stole
~ Kelly Rowland♫ 9 Crimes
~ Damian Rice♫ Amen Omen
~ Ben Harper♫ Card Cheat
~ The Clash♫ I’m Not In Love
~ 10cc♫ Join Me In Death
~ HIM♫ Jolene
~ Ray LaMontagne♫ Maps
~ Yeah Yeah Yeahs♫ Remember
~ Shangri-Las♫ Smrt Za Smrt
~ Laibach♫ With You
~ Chris Brown♫ Everybody Hurts
~ R.E.M♫ It’s You
~ Ryan Cabrera♫ Mad World
~ Gary Jules♫ When Doves Cry
~ Prince♫ Hero
~ Enrique Iglesias♫ The Scientist
~ Coldplay♫ Nobody Knows
~ Tony Rich♫ All Cried Out
~ Lisa Lisa♫ Good Riddance
~ Green Day♫ Hallelujah
~ Jeff Buckley♫ Hold On
~ Sarah McLachlan♫ Resolution
~ Nick Lachey♫ Song for Guy
~ Elton John♫ Thunder
~ Boys Like Girls♫ Chasing Cars
~ Snow Patrol♫ Good Enough
~ Darren Hayes♫ Hurt
~ Christina Aguilera♫ Last Kiss
~ J. Frank Wilson♫ She Wanted to Leave
~ Ween♫ Space Oddity
~ David Bowie♫ Stay Another Day
~ East 17♫ Who’s Crying Now
~ Journey♫ Where’d You Go
~ Fort Minor♫ Eleanor Rigby
~ The Beatles♫ Hide And Seek
~ Imogen Heap♫ I’ll Be There
~ Escape Club♫ One Last Time
~ Dusty Drake♫ The Promise
~ Tracy Chapman♫ Too Little, Too Late
~ JoJo♫ Cancer
~ My Chemical Romance♫ Colour My World
~ Chicago♫ The Drugs Don’t Work
~ The Verve♫ Incomplete
~ Backstreet Boys♫ Love of My Life
~ Air Supply♫ No Woman No Cry
~ Bob Marley♫ Redemption Song
~ Bob Marley♫ Back To Black
~ Amy Winehouse♫ In the Ghetto
~ Elvis Presley♫ End of the Road
~ Boyz II Men♫ No More Tears
~ Ozzy Osbourne♫ Christmas Shoes
~ Bob Carlisle♫ Everyone Says Hi
~ David Bowie♫ Promise Her the Moon
~ Mr. Big♫ Tears In Heaven
~ Eric Clapton♫ Death… In Its Arms
~ Samhain♫ You’re Beautiful
~ James Blunt♫ 96 Tears
~ ? and the Mysterians♫ Because of You
~ Kelly Clarkson♫ Candle In the Wind
~ Elton John♫ Somebody’s Crying
~ Chris Isaak♫ Wish You Were Here
~ Pink Floyd♫ Death is Not the End
~ Bob Dylan♫ Never Is A Promise
~ Fiona Apple♫ She’s Leaving Home
~ The Beatles♫ You’ll Think Of Me
~ Keith Urban♫ Goodbye My Lover
~ James Morrison♫ Right Here Waiting
~ Richard Marx♫ Send In the Clowns
~ Judy Collins♫ Stairway to Heaven
~ Led Zeppelin♫ We Belong Together
~ Mariah Carey♫ You Make it Real
~ James Morrison♫ As Tears Go By
~ The Rolling Stones♫ Autumn in New York
~ Billie Holiday♫ The Blower’s Daughter
~ Damian Rice♫ What Hurts the Most
~ Rascal Flatts♫ You Are Not Alone
~ Michael Jackson♫ Kiss and Say Goodbye
~ The Manhattans♫ A Little Bit Longer
~ Jonas Brothers♫ Big John Shaft
~ Belle and Sebastian♫ Crying In the Chapel
~ Elvis Presley♫ Crying in the Rain
~ Everly Brothers♫ Tell Laura I Love Her
~ Ray Peterson♫ The End of the World
~ Skeeter Davis♫ The One I Gave My Heart To
~ Aaliyah♫ Death Comes Ripping
~ Cradle Of Filth♫ I Will Remember You
~ Sarah McLachlan♫ Dance With My Father
~ Luthor Vandross♫ Nothing Compares 2 U
~ Sinead O’Connor♫ Don’t Cry Out Loud
~ Melissa Manchester♫ In the Still of the Night
~ Cole Porter♫ Tears Dry on Their Own
~ Amy Winehouse♫ I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing
~ Aerosmith♫ The Living Year
~ Mike & The Mechanics ♫ If She Would Have Been Faithful
~ Chicago♫ Nothing Broken But My Heart
~ Celine Dion♫ This Bitter Pill
~ Dashboard Confessional♫ Total Eclipse of the Heart
~ Bonnie Tyler♫ Just Until Sundown
~ Further Seems Forever♫ You Were Always On My Mind
~ Willie Nelson♫ Streets Of Philadelphia
~ Bruce Springsteen♫ Two Beds and a Coffee Machine
~ Savage Garden♫ A Thousand Hours
~ The Cure With or Without You♫ Letter Full Of Tears
~ Gladys Knight & The Pips♫ Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
~ Elton John♫ Tears On My Pillow
~ Little Anthony & the Imperials♫ Never Dreamed You’d Leave in Summer
~ Stevie Wonder♫ Baby Baby Don’t Cry
~ Smokey Robinson & The Miracles♫ I Can’t Live (If Living is Without You)
~ Mariah Carey♫ It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday
~ Boyz II Men♫ You Don’t Bring Me Flowers
~ Neil Diamond & Barbra Streisand

Lost dreams, missed opportunities, an incomplete word, loss of someone special, and so on… Sadness arises from a myriad of reasons and thoughts; the pain is only borne by the one who suffers it. These sad songs have been put together with a hope that if not much, then at least, they may help soothe your wound and lessen your pain.