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'' Could it be worse? '' The 20 Most Depressing Songs

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A British study has determined who is crying, when, where to which music, reports the British newspaper "Telegraph". 70 percent of men and almost 90 percent of women were moved to tears at least once because they heard a certain song.

The study also asked where listeners get wet eyes: Most said they cry to music at home, but there was also some emotion at weddings and behind the wheel. In addition, a list of the songs that caused tears most of the time was made: So here the 20 most depressing songs. Almost all of them have one theme: love.

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20. Korgis `` Everybody's got to learn sometimes ''
Better known than the original version of the British pop band, which appeared in 1980, is now the cover of Beck. Its soulful version appeared in Michel Gondry's memory gap film "Forget mine not" (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind). In both versions there are these beautiful, sad lines: "I need your loving like the sunshine, And everybody's gotta learn sometime."
19. John Denver '' Annie's Song ''
Romantic: John Denver wrote a song for his wife Ann Martell called "Annie" and it was a hit in 1974. The marriage was divorced in 1982, Denver was killed in a plane crash in 1997. Nice and kitschy for eternity: the text.

You fill up my senses
Like a night in a forest
Like the mountains in springtime
Like a walk in the rain
Like a storm in the desert
Like a sleepy blue ocean
You fill up my senses
Come fill me again
18. The Beatles '' Eleanor Rigby ''
The Beatles appear not just once, twice in this list. No wonder when you sing about loneliness: "All the lonely people, Where do they all come from?"
17. Peter, Paul and Mary `` Leaving on a jet plane ''
Peter Yarrow, Noel "Paul" Stookey and Mary Travers sang this song about an indefinite breakup. But it was written by John Denver. It says: "So kiss me and smile for me, Tell me that you'll wait for me, Hold me like you'll never let me go. I'm leavin 'on a jet plane, I don't know when I'll be back again. Oh, baby, I hate to go. "
16. Joy Division `` Love will tear us apart ''
It couldn't be more tragic: At the age of only 23, singer Ian Curtis put an end to his life. Shortly before, he wrote this song about unhappy lovers. "Love Will Tear Us Apart" is also written on the musician's tombstone.
15. Bill Withers '' Ain't No Sunshine ''
Bill Wither's love song from 1971 about a woman you don't know if she'll ever come back inspired many cover versions: "Ain't no sunshine when she's gone, And she's always gone too long, Anytime She goes away."
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14. Simon and Garfunkel `` Sound of Silence ''
Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel brought out some ballads, which the audience finds particularly sad. The beginning is already gloomy: "Hello darkness, my old friend, I've come to talk with you again".
13. Frank Sinatra '' My Way ''
This song is inextricably linked with Frank Sinatra. The text, however, comes from Paul Anka. In it he sums up his life: "And now, the end is near, And so I face the final curtain"it says in it. And: "I've lived a life that's full. I've traveled each and ev'ry highway; And more, much more than this, I did it my way."
12.Eric Carmen `` All by Myself ''
The song from 1975 has been covered countless times, better known than the original, probably the cover by Celine Dion.

'' When I was young I never needed anyone, and making love was just for fun those days are gone, All by myself don't wanna be all by myself anymore. ''
11. The Beatles `` Yesterday ''
And again the Beatles, this time even sadder: `` Yesterday, all my trouble seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they`re here to stay, oh I believe in Yesterday. ''
10. Harry Nilsson '' Without You ''
Here, too, a cover has stuck in the ears: Mariah Carey sang the 1970s Schmalz number again in 1994 with broad appeal. Ironically, their single was released a week after Nilsson's death.

"No I can't forget this evening, Or your face as you were leaving, But I guess that's just the way the story goes ..."
9. Terry Jack's `` Seasons in the Sun ''
Terry Jack's song from 1974, which is based on the chanson Le Moribond ("The Dying One"), is nostalgic. In it, the narrator says goodbye to his best friend, father, wife ...

"We had joy, we had fun, we had seasons in the sun. But the hills that we climbed, were just seasons out of time."
The youngest of the Depro numbers has sad lines ("When you try your best, but you don't succeed", "When you love someone, but it goes to waste, Could it be worse?"), but a conciliatory chorus: "Lights will guide you home, And ignite your bones, And I will try to fix you."
7.Celine Dion '' My Heart Will Go On ''
It was the Ballad in the late nineties too the Love film of the time: Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet loved and suffered on the "Titanic", the Canadian provided the appropriate music. And the catchy tune never wanted to give way again.
6. Leonard Cohen '' Hallelujah ''
If you think of '' Hallelujah '', then mostly of the interpretation of the late Jeff Buckley, which is at least as beautiful as the original. "I used to live alone before I knew you, I've seen your flag on the marble arch, But love is not a victory march, It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah."
5. Prince / Sinead O'Connor `` Nothing Compares 2 U ''
Prince released the original with the band project The Family back in 1985, but the song only became a single five years later: The Irish Sinéad O’Connor turned "Nothing Compares 2 U" into a world hit that is not missing on any heartbreak compilation. "It's been seven hours and fifteen days, Since you took your love away ..."
4. Whitney Houston `` I Will Always Love You ''
She sang the song and also played the lead role in the associated smack film "Bodyguard" (1992). And of course, the love story between her Kevin Costner ends badly: "Bittersweet memories, That is all I'm taking with me, So goodbye, please don't cry We both know I'm not what you need. I will always love you."
3. Mike and the Mechanics `` The Living Years ''
Do not you know? For sure! In this country, the number from 1989 is often played before Christmas. The lyrics are very sad: In it the Genesis guitarist regrets that he did not speak to his father during his lifetime.

A boys' choir sings the chorus: "Say it loud, say it clear, You can listen as well as you hear It's too late when we die, To admit we don't see eye to eye."
2. Elton John `` Candle in the Wind ''
After the funeral of Princess Diana at the latest, this number was a world hit, a rather trite one at that. The number Elton John actually writes for Marilyn Monroe was her favorite song. "And it seems to me you lived your life, Like a candle in the wind, Never knowing who to cling to, When the rain set in."
R.E.M. '' Everybody Hurts ''
The British find no song more depressing than this. You can't blame them for it, it says: "If you're on your own in this life, The days and nights are long, When you think you've had too much of this life to hang on." But the conclusion is yes: "Everybody hurts, you are not alone". One should hold on to that. Comforting.
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