Music·Posted on Apr 6, 202119 Of The Saddest Songs People Have Ever Listened ToCan someone pass the tissues?by Michele BirdBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink There's nothing quite like a sad song to get you in your feels. Whether it's about a soul-crushing heartbreak or missing that special someone, there's something about the lyrics or instrumentals that always tugs at your heartstrings. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC / Via giphy.com When Reddit user u/redbowie asked, "What is the saddest song you have ever heard in your life?" it really struck a chord with music fans everywhere. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Cartoon Network / Via giphy.com We've rounded up some of the best redditor responses. Check them out below: 1. "Fast Car" by Tracy Chapman View this video on YouTube Elektra / Via youtu.be "It's sad because of how melancholy and miserable the message is. What started out as hope and a plan to leave the place where she grew up slowly turns to misfortune and a missed opportunity where now she's just stuck in the same place without a mother, father, or the person she loved."—u/MissNesbitt 2. "Between the Bars" by Elliott Smith View this video on YouTube youtube.com —u/RudyArana 3. "Both Sides, Now" by Joni Mitchell View this video on YouTube youtube.com "I heard it after losing my mother and turned into a sobbing mess. It captured a wholly lived life of regrets, love, hope, and beauty."—u/Pateleporturtle 4. "Asleep" by the Smiths View this video on YouTube Rough Trade / Via youtu.be —u/emillliiiiooooooooo 5. "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" by Glen Campbell View this video on YouTube youtube.com "He wrote it as Alzheimer's was taking away his memory. It was the last song he recorded."—u/Intagvalley 6. "The Night We Met" by Lord Huron View this video on YouTube Iamsound / Via youtube.com —u/TopEntertainer8785 7. "Vincent" by Don McLean View this video on YouTube Universal Music Group / Via youtu.be "Musically and lyrically, it is fantastic at capturing a melancholy feeling it’s hard to find in a song."—u/Arctoidea 8. "Sound of Silence" by Simon & Garfunkel View this video on YouTube Columbia / Via youtu.be —u/keithlazer 9. "Last Kiss" by Pearl Jam View this video on YouTube youtube.com "What could be sadder than watching your loved one die next to you after a car crash?"—u/TheOrionNebula 10. "What Sarah Said" by Death Cab for Cutie View this video on YouTube Atlantic / Via youtu.be —u/ashdragon22 11. "Breathe Me" by Sia View this video on YouTube youtube.com "I personally think heartbreak songs are sad, but sad songs about personal issues hurt on another (hopeless) level."—u/azuliano 12. "Tears in Heaven" by Eric Clapton View this video on YouTube youtube.com —u/Bonokyra 13. "Dance With My Father" by Luther Vandross View this video on YouTube J Records / Via youtu.be "It makes me cry every time."—u/bbear1995 14. "The Drugs Don’t Work" by the Verve View this video on YouTube Hut / Via youtu.be —u/guiporto32 15. "Adam's Song" by Blink-182 View this video on YouTube MCA / Via youtu.be "I used to listen to this song on a loop and just cry to it throughout my teens. I related far too much to the song."—u/stresstive626 16. "I Can't Make You Love Me" by Bonnie Raitt View this video on YouTube youtube.com —u/IBRoln1 17. "Sometime Around Midnight" by the Airborne Toxic Event View this video on YouTube youtube.com "It just conveys the emotion of seeing an ex who’s moved on with another person."—u/Gamestar32 18. "Fourth of July" by Sufjan Stevens View this video on YouTube youtube.com —u/Sense_This_Urgency 19. "Dreams" by the Cranberries View this video on YouTube Island / Via youtu.be "This is one of the few songs that, even when I hear them in my head, give me chills and goosebumps. It's that powerful."—u/PokiTheGreat What's the saddest song you've ever heard? Drop it in the comments below! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Disney / Via giphy.com Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.