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This list of pop songs about death is ranked from the best to the worst by music fans and pop music aficionados. This list has all the best pop songs about death and even includes each song's music video. Though death and dying are sad subjects, they are part of life and these pop songs may even help you through a tough time. What are the best pop songs about death?
 
This list features most popular pop songs about death. The songs that are featured on this list, and await your votes include "42" by Coldplay, "Heaven" by Beyonce, "Afterlife" by Arcade Fire, and "Getting Late" by Rob Thomas.

Which of these good pop songs about death have comforted you during a hard time? Vote them up and vote down any death and dying songs that you think aren't any good. Is your favorite pop song about the death of a loved one not included below? Add it for others to vote on as well.

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Bohemian Rhapsody is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Death

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(Don't Fear) The Reaper Blue Öyster Cult

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My Immortal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Death
My Immortal Evanescence

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The Sound of Silence is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Death
The Sound of Silence Simon and Garfunkel

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Tears in Heaven is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Death
Tears in Heaven Eric Clapton

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Candle in the Wind is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Death
Candle in the Wind Elton John

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Heaven Beyoncé Knowles

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Fade to Black Metallica

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42 Coldplay

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My Way is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Death
My Way Frank Sinatra, Paul Anka, Sid Vicious, Nina Hagen

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I'll Be Missing You Sean Combs, Puff Daddy & The Family, Faith Evans

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Seasons in the Sun Terry Jacks, Norman Greenbaum

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The Man Comes Around Johnny Cash

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Angel Eurythmics

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Let It Die Foo Fighters

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Gone Too Soon Daughtry

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Where the Wild Roses Grow Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds + Kylie Minogue, Kylie Minogue

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White Light George Michael is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Death

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Ebony Eyes The Everly Brothers

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Suicide Is Painless Manic Street Preachers

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Goodbye Cruel World Pink Floyd

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Believe The All-American Rejects

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Say Goodnight Bullet for My Valentine

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Goodnight, Travel Well is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Death

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Killing Yourself to Live Black Sabbath

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Those Were the Days is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Death
Those Were the Days Mary Hopkin

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Long Black Veil Jeff Tweedy, Rosanne Cash

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Done Too Soon Neil Diamond

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Girl with One Eye Florence and the Machine

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Down by the Water is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Pop Songs About Death
Down by the Water PJ Harvey

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Bright Eyes Art Garfunkel

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Endless Sleep Jody Reynolds

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Don't Need This Body John Mellencamp

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Autumn Leaves Susan Boyle

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Forever Vertical Horizon

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Getting Late Rob Thomas

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The Funeral Band of Horses

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Pink Turns to Blue Hüsker Dü

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Wir leben immer ... noch (Lucky Number) Nina Hagen, Nina Hagen Band

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Leaving Pet Shop Boys