The 100 Saddest Love Songs Of All Time

Saddest Love Songs

Lovesick is not a nice feeling, but almost every human being has had a painful Separation put behind you. Repression is one way to combat heartbreak, but music is a better way for many to cope with their failed relationship.

According to a scientific study, sad love songs can comfort and even regulate emotions. Instead of Mourning Melancholic songs trigger nostalgia and make sadness disappear for a short time.

It’s not uncommon for listeners to identify with the song and realize that others have had experiences of rejection, loss, and unrequited love as well.

Our playlist of the 100 saddest love songs of all time are songs from the 80s, 90s, and 2000s. Good sad love songs are still relevant over several decades.

Our tracklist takes you on a musical journey through the valley of tears, where indeed no eye stays dry. So tissues are needed.

(You can find a Spotify playlist at the end of the article.)

The 100 saddest love songs:

Each song is linked to the accompanying music video via the title.

1.I Will Always Love YouWhitney Houston
2.Back to BlackAmy Winehouse
3.Better In TimeLeona Lewis
4.Never Let Me GoFlorence + The Machine
5.Unbreak My HeartToni Braxton
7.Wild HorsesRolling Stones
8.If I Were a BoyBeyonce
9.I’ll Be Missing YouPuff Daddy and Faith Evans
11.I Can’t Make You Love MeBonnie Raitt
12.A MessageKelela
13.Already GoneKelly Clarkson
14.If I Ain’t Got YouAlicia Keys
15.It Must Have Been LoveRoxette
16.StayRihanna ft. Mikky Ekko
17.November RainGuns n Roses
18.EverytimeBritney Spears
19.Have You EverBrandy
20.White FlagDido
21.TornNatalie Imbruglia
22.All By MyselfCeline Dion
23.Let Her CryHootie and The Blowfish
24.Life Without YouStevie Ray Vaughan
25.WhiteFrank Ocean & Odd Future
26.Don’t You RememberAdele
27.MissingThe XX
28.Someone Like YouAdele
29.If I Could Turn Back The Hands of TimeR.Kelly
30.Doing It WrongDrake
31.Goodbye My Lover James Blunt
32.With or Without YouU2
33.It Ain’t Over Til It’s OverLenny Kravitz
35.I Remember You Skid Row
36.Its Been a WhileFred Durst and Staind
37.I CareBeyoncé
38.Let it BurnUsher
39.What it TakesAerosmith
40.SacrificeElton John
41.Don’t Forget About UsMariah Carey
42.Echoes of SilenceThe Weeknd
43.HeartlessKanye West
44.Time FliesLykke Li
45.Skinny LoveBon Iver
46.Don’t CryGuns n Roses
47.ShiverLucy Rose
48.It’s Too LateCarole King
49.When You’re GoneAvril Lavigne
50.I’ve Been Loving YouOtis Redding
51.The DanceGarth Brooks
52.I Will Remember YouAmy Grant
53.SummertimeVince Staples
54.Careless WhisperGeorge Michael
55.You’ll Think of MeKeith Urban
56.Not Gon’ CryMary J. Blige
57.Just Another DayJon Secada
58.I’d Rather Go BlindBeyoncé
59.Bad ReligionFrank Ocean
60.Lost CauseBeck
61.Smoke and AshesTracy Chapman
62.Take a BowMadonna
63.Almost Doesn’t CountBrandy
64.Deep Blue SeaGrizzly Bear
65.It’s a HeartacheBonnie Tyler
66.One More TryGeorge Michael
67.You Were Meant for MeJewel
68.SamsonRegina Spektor
69.Song CryJay-Z
70.The ScientistColdplay
71.Take A Fall For MeJames Blake Feat. RZA
72.Where Did Our Love GoThe Supremes
73.Against All OddsPhil Collins
74.Without YouMariah Carey
75.Never EverAll Saints
76.Plastic BagDrake & Future
77.The FlameCheap Trick
78.White FerrariFrank Ocean
79.Don’t SpeakNo Doubt
80.Kiss The RainBillie Myers
81.All By MyselfEric Carmen
82.How Am I Supposed to Live Without YouLaura Branigan
83.Paint Me a BirminghamTracy Lawrence
84.ChangesBlack Sabbath
85.Stupid In LoveRihanna
86.Nothing Compares 2 USinead O’Connor
87.Weil Es Liebe Ist2raumwohnung
88.Always On My MindWillie Nelson
89.Everybody HurtsR.E.M.
90.Maggie MayRod Stewart
91.At This MomentBilly Vera
92.Pictures of YouThe Cure
93.AgainJanet Jackson
95.Marvins RoomDrake
96.Holding Back The YearsSimply Red
97.You Always Hurt The Ones You LoveRyan Gosling
98.Foolish GamesJewel
99.SukiyakiA Taste Of Honey
100.Blue MoonCowboy Junkies
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Sad Love Songs Spotify Playlist:

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