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The Saddest Songs Of The '90s

Updated February 24, 2020 1.5k votes 172 voters 6.2k views26 items

List RulesVote up the songs that make you cry everytime.

From gloomy alternative rock, to wistful R&B, the best sad '90s songs are the Gen-X decade's answer to the bubbly synthpop and upbeat glam rock of the '80s. This list of sad songs from the 1990s features a variety of depressing tobics.

From heartbreaking tales of loss, such as Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven" and Blink-182's "Adam's Song," to lovelorn ballads like The Backstreet Boys' "Show Me The Meaning of Being Lonely," these tragic tracks are ideal for anyone looking for a good, cathatric cry. There's no shame in that!