songs The Best Songs About Pain  

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List Rules Songs on this list vary from songs about physical pain to songs about being hurt emotionally.

Pain comes in many forms and songs about being hurt come from many genres. For this list we want you to vote for the best songs about pain, depending on how much you like each track. Some of the best songs about pain reference physical pain and other great pain songs allude to the hurt of a broken heart. Other good pain songs that you will find on this list are about causing pain to those who wronged you.

One of the best songs about pain is “Hurt” by Nine Inch Nails. This song's lyrics allude to self-harm and suicide. Johnny Cash brought a new take to this classic pain song when he covered it in 2002. What's pleasure without a little pain? John Mellencamp intertwines the two on his hit, “Hurts So Good.”

Some songs about pain are funny like “Hurt Feelings” by Flight of the Conchords. “Broken, Beat & Scarred” by Metallica is a good pain song from the metal genre.

Do you have a top pain song? Vote it to the No. 1 spot on this list of the best pain songs and share some of your favorite lyrics in the comments section.

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Hurt Nine Inch Nails

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Pain Three Days Grace

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Tears in Heaven Eric Clapton

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Love Hurts Nazareth

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Hurt Christina Aguilera

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Pain Jimmy Eat World

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Cry Baby Janis Joplin, Full Tilt Boogie Band

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You See Me Crying Aerosmith

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Boys Don't Cry The Cure

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King of Pain The Police

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Pain in My Heart The Rolling Stones

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Keep Me in Your Heart Warren Zevon

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Pain in My Heart Otis Redding

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The River Bruce Springsteen

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House of Pain Van Halen

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Sweet Pain Kiss

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I Feel Your Pain Suicidal Tendencies

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Take Your Pain Away Eurythmics

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Memory Pain Johnny Winter

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Pain in the Neck Ace Frehley

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Queen of Pain The Cramps

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Life of Pain Black Flag

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Hurt by Love -chris Spedding is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Songs About Pain

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Tie You Up (The Pain of Love) The Rolling Stones

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Love, Pain & Sorrow Pink Floyd

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Beauty Knows No Pain Frank Zappa

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Pain Train The Guess Who

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Used to the Pain Keith Urban

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Hurt Feelings Flight of the Conchords

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Feel the Pain Dinosaur Jr

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Ordinary Pain Stevie Wonder

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No Pain No Gain Social Distortion

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59 Times the Pain Hüsker Dü

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Maintain the Pain Miranda Lambert

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Hurts So Good John Mellencamp

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Bridge of Pain Public Enemy

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Needle in the Hay Elliott Smith