Across all musical genres, there are plenty of sad songs about being in pain. From broken hearts to devastating personal circumstances, the playlist below compiles the most depressing songs out there that sing of suffering. Whether it's pain from being sick, losing a loved one, or anything else, it's all covered. If you're hurting, these haunting lyrics can be a cathartic reflection of your inner turmoil.
The saddest songs about pain vary greatly, as pain can come from a wide range of sources. Those nursing a broken heart may revel in "Love Hurts." If you're terrified about how quickly time goes by, perhaps you'd prefer "Landslide." Experiencing pain due to unfortunate circumstances? Bruce Springsteen's "The River" may suffice. Whatever you're looking for, scan the list below and feel free to add anything you think is missing.