There's no shortage of sad songs in the history of popular music. Artists have a tendency to channel their sorrows into their work, leaving us with countless sad songs about everything from breakups to addictions to death. Picking the very best of these songs is no easy task, but that's exactly what we asked our readers to do last week. Votes poured in by the hundreds. Click through to see the results. Three years before he died, Hank Williams poured out all the pain from his failing marriage to his wife Audrey Sheppard into this masterpiece. Williams wrote hundreds of songs and scored many huge hits during his brief life, but this is one of the few you still hear all the time, all these decades later. That's probably because the message is so universal and his raw pain is impossible to ignore. Like many songs on this list, the Alice in Chains classic "Nutshell" took on a new meaning after the singer Layne Staley died tragically at a young age.
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The 50 best sad songs
As this list of sad songs demonstrates, there are many reasons to break down in tears -- a broken heart, death, lost car keys after an especially crappy morning. No matter what the situation, chances are somebody somewhere probably wrote a song about it, putting into words what you can't probably because you're too busy bawling your eyes out to think clearly. So grab a box of tissues and check out our list of 25 Saddest Songs Ever. A woman broke Scott's heart -- or rather, he broke hers by doing something stupid, she dumped him and now he's on the road, sitting in a hotel room, drinking to forget and doing his damndest to hold back the tears. His only advice to himself: Keep on moving. Love sucks. Being in love sucks.
We need sad songs for the comfort they can provide. Bernie Taupin captured this sentiment best and hid it in a jaunty little pop song by Elton John:. Yes, sad songs do say so much. And these 50 songs helped the Paste staff to hurt so good. I tried to keep it to one song per artist but Johnny Cash ended up getting a pass. This list barely scratches the surface of sad songs—or even sad songs that got nominated by our writers. If your favorite is missing, add it to the comments section below. Here are our 50 favorite of the saddest songs:. This is a sad song with a secretly positive message. Tammy Wynette articulates the internal struggle of so many divorcees-to-be with children, the strain and ache in her warble serving as a vehicle for her overwhelming remorse.
With that in mind, we have scoured the music world for the most heart wrenching sad songs that are guaranteed to make you cry. While it may seem counterintuitive, depressing and sad music can actually cheer you up. Think about your favorite sad song and think about how it makes you feel.