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songs Songs About Saying Sorry  

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If you're anything like us, you've done a few things that seemed like a good idea in the moment, only to regret them later on. Here are the best songs about saying sorry, from artists like R.E.M. to Willie Nelson. What is your favorite song about apologizing? Vote for the sorry songs below that you relate to the most, and down vote any you don't like.

To err is human, and even Bono, patron saint that he is, wrote a song about saying sorry, "The Sweetest Thing" as an apology to his wife for forgetting her birthday. Nirvana had some remorse, and kept it darkly opaque as usual on "All Apologies,"  while Michael Stipe belts out "I'm sorry" over and over again on "So. Central Rain" as he "waited for your call." I know the feeling.

What are the best songs about apologizing? Vote your favorite to the top and share your songs in the comment section below.

 
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I'm Sorry Brenda Lee

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Jealous Guy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Songs About Saying Sorry
Jealous Guy John Lennon

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Always on My Mind Willie Nelson

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Sorry for Love Celine Dion

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Sorry Madonna

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Sorry Buckcherry

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All Apologies Nirvana

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I'm Sorry I Made You Cry Frank Sinatra

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Not Sorry The Cranberries

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Apologize OneRepublic

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I'm Not Sorry Morrissey

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I Apologize Anita Baker

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The Promise When In Rome

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I'm Sorry Benny Benassi presents The Biz, The Biz, Benny Benassi

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Sorry Boy Cheap Trick

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I'm Sorry John Denver

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Butterfly Weezer

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I'd Rather Be Sorry Kris Kristofferson, Rita Coolidge

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So Sorry Feist

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Saying Sorry Hawthorne Heights

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Sorry for Party Rocking is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Songs About Saying Sorry

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Lonesome and Sorry Nat King Cole

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I'm Sorry Hall & Oates

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Sorry My Friend Save Ferris

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I'm Sorry About That Wilson Pickett

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Sorry I Am Ani DiFranco

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Sorry Me, Sorry You Jefferson Starship

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I'm Sorry Bo Diddley

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Apologize Luke Bryan

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I Will Not Apologize The Roots, Dice Raw, Greg Porn

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I'm Sorry Huston Drive-By Truckers

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I’m Sorry Blink-182

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More Than Sorry Ben Harper

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Feeling Sorry Paramore

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Sorry Louie Eazy-E

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So Sorry Pitbull