300+ Best songs about Sadness

Sometimes life throws a curveball that throws us into the depths of sadness, and we need some encouragement to make it through. For many of us, sadness is not only painful, but it can be extremely challenging to overcome. However, never underestimate the power of music! By creating the perfect melancholy playlist, we can ease our grief through the healing self-comfort of music.

Any song can emote feelings of sadness, even if that isn’t the intent of the music. Sometimes all it takes is a particular song to invoke a memory that transports you to another place in time and makes you long for what once was.

It’s important to know that all of us feel pain, and it’s ok to allow yourself the space to feel the full range of your emotions. But, instead of letting the sadness overcome us, we have to find ways to heal and find strength through it. So, next time you’re feeling down, check out our list of songs about sadness. They are sure to help you find the courage to dust yourself off and keep going.

This list of unique 300+ Best songs about Sadness showcases famous and not-so-famous songs. Pop, Rock, Folk/Acoustic and R&B hits from the 2010s, 2020s, 2000s and 1970s by artists like Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and Ben Platt and many others.

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