Which songs make you feel sad?


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  1. mikedt

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    Seasons in the sun by Westlife. This song is just so bad and depressing. Although it can be fun when sung at a KTV, while completely drunk.

    Are you sure you're not just getting older? My 72 year old father had exactly the same opinion about music from the 60s and 70s.

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  2. Adauth

    Adauth Well-Known Member

    Cold-Gone Away
    Cold-Black Sunday
  3. Bugly

    Bugly VIP Member VIP Member

    Any song that uses "autotune". It makes me sad that people with no talent can become stars in this day and age.
  4. europadroid

    europadroid Well-Known Member

    Two sad songs from me:

    Elton John, Indian Sunset
    Elton John, Don't let the sun go down on me

    That is all....
  5. europadroid

    europadroid Well-Known Member

    Couldn't agree more with that sentiment ;)
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  6. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    Yes, the Beatles were great at bringing the instruments they played into the feeling of the song.

    The Long and Winding Road touches me. But Paul himself criticized the way it was orchestrated during production; he didn't like it, but went along with it. I'm glad he did.
  7. laceybeautiful

    laceybeautiful Active Member

    Titanic song make me sad
  8. dots

    dots Well-Known Member

  9. r0ckstarr

    r0ckstarr Well-Known Member

    Anything that comes on the radio or TV today makes me sad that music has completely died. Everybody is copying someone else now. Everything has been done before. Nobody is original anymore. The FM radio broke in my truck about 3 years ago, and I still have not fixed it. I have been much happier without it.



    Me too. He murdered that song. Here is the original.

    Joy Division
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  10. Griffen55

    Griffen55 Active Member

    For me, It would be Iced Earth's-Watching over me
    And Kamelot's - Love you to death
  11. Stuntman

    Stuntman Well-Known Member

    The saddest song I have ever heard was "He Would Be Sixteen" by Michelle Wright.

    "I Will Take Care of You" by Amy Sky also tears me up.
  12. Ichapp

    Ichapp Well-Known Member

    I can't believe nobody has said Space Oddity.
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  13. nklenchik

    nklenchik Well-Known Member

    Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees
  14. Snedd

    Snedd Well-Known Member

    Sweet Jane - Cowboy Junkies - its the way she sings the "heavenly wine and roses seem to whisper to me when you smile" bit.

    Lilac Wine - Jeff Buckley...

    Do You Realize - The Flaming Lips.
  15. Rico ANDROID

    Rico ANDROID Well-Known Member

    "One Voice Was Heard" ...billy gillman
    "One Thing" ....finger eleven
    "Wake Up Everybody - No More Sleeping".... Harold Melvin & the bluenotes
  16. tfek70

    tfek70 Well-Known Member

  17. Adauth

    Adauth Well-Known Member

    Pantera - Suicide Note Pt 1
  18. dots

    dots Well-Known Member

  19. Dinaputri

    Dinaputri New Member

    What a Word from Chris Medina
  20. Doug M

    Doug M New Member

    For me It's The Drugs Don't Work by The Verve.
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  21. JEcht

    JEcht Well-Known Member

    Beth- Kiss

    Somebody to love- Queen

    needle and the damage done- Neil Young. The Jewel version I think is so much better (in a sad way)


    Will post more when I can think of more.

    Oh and the music video of Hello World by Lady Antebellum makes me cry YouTube - ‪Lady Antebellum - Hello World‬‏
  22. septembersrain

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  23. mixzzy

    mixzzy Member

    Wow. No mention of anything classical here. Sad day indeed. Try the Lacrymosa from Mozart's Requiem. Or Schindler's List, Main Theme. Or the opening to Verdi's Requiem. Or Bach's Chaconne in d minor for solo violin.

    All of those evoke a serious feeling of sadness.

    On a non-classical note, Barfly by Enter the Haggis is awesome (in a sad, depressing sort of way).
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  24. keatingschick

    keatingschick Well-Known Member

    Many many songs that hit a nerve and maybe stir up emotions for various reasons, but one that really does hit a nerve is Mike and the Mechanics "The Living Years", think it's such an emotional song.
  25. jroc

    jroc Well-Known Member

    Knocking on Heavens Door at the end of Pat Garret and Billy the Kid....

    The song and that scene....sadness.

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