Best Sad Love Songs
By Bony Yousuf | Submitted On March 13th 2021
We listen to music that fits our mood. Sometimes depression can lead to negative feelings and pessimism. In such emotional state, we feed the depression with sad love songs. The musical style of sad songs can be more appealing at times and likewise, some musical genres lend themselves better to sadness. When we are sad we want sympathy and the sympathy comes in sad songs. It has an incredible way of comforting the soul and tends to give us company throughout our misery. Here are some amazingly meaningful sad love songs that can refresh the soul when one is sad.
Goodbye My Lover
“Goodbye My Lover” is a song sung by James Blunt who has a sad but a powerful voice. It is hard not to cry when hearing his anguish. This sad song is even more powerful because not only has he lost a lover, but a best friend as well. According to James, the song is about the woman who left him and he thought she was “the one”. It is a very sad touching song.
“My Immortal” is a song by American rock band Evanescence. It was written by former guitarist Ben Moody which was later added to by Amy Lee who knows how to use her voice to bring out emotions in others. This song, “My Immortal,” can be about God or loved ones lost. While the whole song is melodramatic goth rock, these sad song lyrics are the strongest. A magnificent sad song that can give you great company you when you are sad especially if you lost someone you love.
Flowers For a Ghost
“Flowers for a Ghost” is another sad love song by lead singer of Thriving Ivory who has a hauntingly wonderful voice that when he sings about love and heartbreak, one can feel it from deep inside. Also, the sad song lyrics are hauntingly beautiful. You may try this less-known song, titled “Flowers for a Ghost” when you want to listen to a sad song.
Goodbye Waves and Drive Ways
The Rocket Summer is a one-man band, and his song “Goodbye Waves and Drive Ways”, will make you feel like your heart is being ripped out of your chest, whether you’ve ever gone through a rough break up or not. His emotions come through so strongly in the song that by the end you are most likely to bawl your eyes out.
A voice is what makes a sad love song’s lyric even sadder. “Lost” by Anouk is a short song with few words, but they are powerful and sad that can stir your emotions. The song is about the pain of not getting someone you want so badly.
These are just some of the sad love songs you may listen to when you are upset. The lists of sad songs are unending and you may choose them according to the mood that fits the best. Always remember when you are sad, there is nothing more soothing than a sad love song that talks right to the heart.
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