Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Sad songs

I love sad songs way more than it's probably healthy to.

Sad songs, and in particular, sad ballads.

As heartbreaking as the lyrics often are, I find a lot of comfort in them. Maybe it's a reminder that other people get sad too, or some form of emotional outlet. I don't know, but about 80% of the time I think I'd rather listen to sad songs than happier ones. There's usually more meaning encased in them, I think that's what it is. You can tell when the words are personal and you can often empathise with the artist or band. And, I don't know, I think you can learn a lot about yourself in sadder songs. It's difficult to explain, but anyway, I thought I'd share a few of my favourite sad songs, because as miserable as it may sound, I really love them.

I've made a playlist of all the songs for easy listening on youtube which you can watch here if you'd like to.


1. I Can't Make You Love Me/Nick of Time - Bon Iver


2. The Scientist - Coldplay

3. If It Means a Lot to You - A Day To Remember

4. Mayday - The Icarus Account

5. Emotionless - Good Charlotte


6. Exit Wounds - The Script

7. All In My Head - Tori Kelly

8. Autumn Leaves - Ed Sheeran

9. Even Robots Need Blankets - Mayday Parade


10. I Miss You - Blink-182

11. The Pieces Don't Fit Anymore - James Morrison

12. Everybody Knows - John Legend

13. Yesterday - The Beatles


14. Just a Little Bit of Your Heart - Ariana Grande

15. It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday - Boyz II Men

16. With or Without You - U2

17. Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) - Green Day


18. Amnesia - 5 Seconds of Summer

19. You'll Never Know - Lawson

20. What About Today? - Lewis Watson

21. Stuck On You - New Politics


22. One Grain of Sand - Ron Pope

23. Umbrellas Away - Paighton

24. That's the Truth - Mcfly

25. Can't Make This Over - Pixie Lott


26. She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5

27. Remembering Sunday - All Time Low

28. Friend of a Friend - Foo Fighters

29. If Everyone Cared - Nickelback


30. The Mess I Made - Parachute

31. How to Save a Life - The Fray

32. I Don't Want To Be Here Anymore - Rise Against

33. All She Wrote - Ross Copperman


34. Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day

35. Roger Rabbit - Sleeping With Sirens

36. Not About Angels - Birdy

37. I Swear This Time I Mean It - Mayday Parade


38. Don't Walk Away - Sick Puppies

39. Crash - You Me At Six

40. I Should Have Known - Foo Fighters


I didn't mean for there to be this many oops (and there are still so many more hahah).

Wowza.

Hope you like some of these; I'm pretty reliant on them.


Until next time.


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