The list of the best classic country songs of all times just keeps growing and growing! When it comes to sad songs oh, the sad songs , country music does it so right, capturing those somber, sick-at-heart emotions like no other genre can. From songs about death—losing a parent, a partner, and even a child—to the most gut-wrenching breakup stories, the story-like lyrics and slow, twangy instrumentals just have a way of tugging at your heartstrings. We all could use a good cry every once in a while, so the next time you're going through a sad time, queue up one of these sad country songs, grab your tissues, and let all the feelings flow. These detailed lyrics follow the story of a little boy and girl who end up getting married. As the boy is faced multiple times throughout his life with losing her, he realizes that he would give anything for her, even his own life. This sweet ballad is sad in a hopeful way. It reminds parents and kids to just slow down and bask in the wonder of now. As a daughter grows up, her relationship with her Daddy changes in the most beautiful ways. Here, a father reflects on those milestones.
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If you're feeling burnt out which, FYI, the World Health Organization has officially defined as a workplace problem or stressed about life in general, never underestimate the power of a great sad song. Sure, it may feel counterintuitive, but some of the best slow, emotional tracks allow us to acknowledge our feelings—a painful but necessary step in the right direction. Call Not only did Adele basically invent winged eyeliner, she also perfected the art of the sad song. You still sound like a song. My God, this reminds me of when we were young.
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Songwriting legend Harlan Howard once described county music as "three chords and the truth," a genre that stands strong on a foundation of masterful storytelling. And what better to enhance a well-written song than a powerful music video? Triumphant, despairing or sorrowful, country music videos have long provided a visual backdrop for some of music's most poignant lyrics. Below, The Boot counts down 10 of the saddest music videos released by some of country music's biggest superstars. Grab the tissues and press play! So the story goes , Stapleton's record label wanted a music video for his song "Fire Away" -- but when he proposed this treatment, "they thought I was a crazy man for a minute. Coming to terms with heartbreak and washing away the anguish with a few tears can often be the most effective way of coping with grief.
You know those sad, romantic movies that make you cry every time you watch them? We can't get enough. We totally know in the backs of our minds that most of the characters on big screens are totally made up or, at the very least, fictionalized adaptations of real people , but the emotions and heartbreaks, wins and losses in love feel totally real.