One goes through a lot of emotions in life and sorrow is just one of them, A lot of songs have been based on sadness. The lyrics of these songs are very emotional and heart piercing. They sometimes even force you to shed a tear or two. These songs bring back memories of situations in life when we were happy and far away from the sadness. Some of the singers and musicians have shared their real life experience and sorrows through these songs. Some of the sad songs that can get you high on the emotional quotient have been listed below.
1. Nothing Compared 2 U by Sinead O’Connor
This is a melodious song and the abundant use of musical instruments makes this song a hit. This song reminds you of some of the old songs. Sinead O’Connor has done full justice to the song. One feels like listening to the song repeatedly because of the melody in it.
2.No Surprises by RadioHead
It’s a slow song and RadioHead added a lot of depth to this song with their voice. They have sung it with a lot of emotions and as per the requirements of the music and the lyrics. Great work by Radiohead.
3.A Change is Gonna Come by Sam Cooke
This is an emotional song by Sam Cooke that would not let you down. He has proven his versatility by singing this song in a powerful voice filled with sadness.The words of the song pierce your heart.
4.Space Oddity by Davis Bowie
Davis Bowie sounds amazing in this sad song. He manages to evoke the emotions of a person in pain brilliantly. The smooth flow of the song and the gentle music add to the beauty of the song. It is nearly impossible to not to get emotional after listening to this song.
5.That’s The Way I’have Always Heard It Should Be by Carly Simon
This is a sad song and Carly Simon has sung it with ease. She moves from one stanza to another with a lot of expertise and seems very controlled. It is difficult to miss this from Carly’s Simon best collections.
6.Lost Cause by Beck
This song touch’s your heart and reminds you that times change and one should never fail to enjoy the best phase in life. Beck sings this song in his smooth vocals and conveys the theory of life effectively.
7.I’ve Gotta Get A Message To You by Bee Gees
This song can be termed as a classic. Bee Gees have given it their best and leave you with a mixed feeling. The lyrics of the song keep the rhythm alive. This song has a great visual appeal and was a chart buster.
8. Back to Black by Amy Winehouse
This song is extremely likable folding in itself the sweet bitter occurrences of life.It created the right ambience of recollections. Amy Winehouse has sung this emotional song with adequate zest.
9.Shilo by Neil Diamond
This song has some nice lyrics accompanied with some brilliant orchestration. Neil Diamond’s voice is awesome and sounds good in the song. The background music and the lovely lyrics don’t fail to make you emotional at the end of the song.
10.Anyone Who Had a Heart by Dionne Warwick
This song has a nice pleasing music and Dionne Warwick takes it to another level through her voice. It is very relaxing and pleasing song to listen to. All in all, a thoroughly emotional experience that will remind you of some of the tough times in life.