The Saddest Songs Of The '90s

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Vote 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!

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