Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicOther - Music · 1 decade ago

sad, touching, heart wrenching songs?

I'm looking for songs that are sad but still touching at the same time. Also, I would much rather prefer calming acoustic songs then loud rock songs. Please list as many as you think are truly worthy (the person with the best songs gets best answer!) Thanks!

9 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    My personal favorite is "Can't Cry Hard Enough" by the Williams Brothers:

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    Also of note:

    "I Can't Make You Love Me" by Bonnie Raitt

    "Kiss the Rain" by Billie Myers

    "Turning Back The Years" by Simply Red

    "Angel" by Sarah McLachlan (many of her songs fit)

    "Let It Rain Down" by Phil Collins

    "If You're Not The One" Daniel Bedingfield

    "You're Beautiful" by James Blunt

    "The Scientist" by Coldplay

    "Better in Time" by Leona Lewis

    "Sunshine On My Shoulders" by John Denver

    "Thinking of You" by Sa-Fire

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton

    Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd

    He Stopped Loving Her Today - George Jones

    Aase's Death - Edward Greig

    True Love Ways - Buddy Holly

    Everything's f***ed - The Dirty Three

    I still love you - Kiss

    12-Year-Old Boy - Elmore James.

    One of us - Abba

    It's Over - Roy Orbison

    I'd Rather Go Blind - Clarence Carter

    Get Me - Dinosaur

    No Reply - Genesis

    Something Inside Of Me - Elmore James

    Love Song -Tesla

    Love in Vain - Robert Johnson

    Old Shep - Elvis Presley

    Love Hurts - Nazareth

    Have you seen her-Chi-lites

    Losing You - Dusty Springfield

    If I Thought You'd Ever Change Your Mind - Kathe Green

    Wasted Time - The Eagles

    You're Breakin' my Heart - Harry Nilson

    Dont think twice its alright - Bob Dylan

    You're a Big Girl Now - Bob Dylan

    Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor

    The Freshmen - Verve Pipe

    November Rain - Guns N' Roses

    My December - Linkin Park

    Keep Me In Your Heart - Warren Zevon

    Please Remember Me - Timn McGraw

    Late For The Sky - Jackson Browne

    Reservations - Wilco

    Rose Parade - Elliott Smith

    Between the Bars - Elliott Smith

    Smoke on the Water-Deep Purple

    1000 people - Blackfield

    There is a Light That Never Goes out - The Smiths

    Black Balloon - The Goo Goo Dolls

    Last Goodbye - Jeff Buckley

    Little Wing - Jimi Hendrix

    Space Oddity - David Bowie

    Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want - The Smiths

    Fake Plastic Trees - Radiohead

    Collapse the Light Into Earth - Porcupine Tree

    Atlantic City - Bruce Springsteen

    One Last Goodbye - Anathema

    Dust in the Wind - Kansas

    Love will tear us apart - Joy Division

    Machines - Biffy Clyro

    Mr Curiosity - Jason Mraz

    I'm so lonesome I could cry - Hank Williams

    Hurt - Johnny Cash

    Some Riot - Elbow

    The Dreadful Hours - My Dying Bride

    For My Fallen Angel - My Dying Bride

    If you could read my mind - Gordon Lightfoot

    California Stars - Jeff Tweedy

    Old Man - Neil Young

    Everybody Hurts - REM

    Amelia - Joni Mitchell

    Seasons in the Sun - Terry Jacks

    Golden Slumbers - The Beatles

  • 1 decade ago

    Jason Michael Carroll - Alyssa Lies

    Kathy Mattea - Where've You Been

    Rascal Flatts - Skin

    Collin Raye - The Eleventh Commandment

    Harry Chapin - Cats In The Cradle

    Gordon Lightfoot - Beautiful

  • 3 years ago

    Satisfactory question. These are my favorites... -Hallelujah Jeff Buckley -No Surprises Radiohead -Unchained Melody The Righteous Brothers -The Scientist Coldplay -Lightning Crashes reside -don't appear back In Anger Oasis -Chasing automobiles Snow Patrol -Run Snow Patrol -Zombie The Cranberries -Time to say goodbye Andrea Bochelli -harm Johnny cash -The Kill 30 seconds to mars i can provide a lot more lol.

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  • 3 years ago

    super question. those are my favorites... -Hallelujah Jeff Buckley -No Surprises Radiohead -Unchained Melody The Righteous Brothers -The Scientist Coldplay -Lightning Crashes stay -do no longer look lower back In Anger Oasis -Chasing vehicles Snow Patrol -Run Snow Patrol -Zombie The Cranberries -Time to assert see you later Andrea Bochelli -harm Johnny money -The Kill 30 seconds to mars i could provide so plenty extra lol.

  • 1 decade ago

    Artist: Shai

    Song Tiltle: Cry No More

  • 1 decade ago
  • 1 decade ago

    how can i tell you by cat stevens

    the only living boy in new york by simon and garfunkel

  • fly away from here-Aerosmith

    I don't wanna miss a thing-Aerosmith

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