If you're like me, you have a playlist for everything. You have a workout playlist, a party playlist , and of course, a sad playlist, because sometimes, you just need to let it out and cry. Whether you're getting over a breakup , experiencing a big change in your life, or just feeling down, it always helps to know that Adele, Avril Lavigne, and Bruno Mars have all been there. So, if you need to refresh your sad music playlist, check out these 39 songs that will pair very nicely with a pint of Ben and Jerry's ice cream. Mitski described her inspiration to Genius , saying that she wrote the song when she decided to stay in Malaysia one holiday season.
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We all have our go-to sad songs, like security blankets for those all-too-common times of need. So grab a pint of your favorite ice cream and your best pair of headphones and queue up our playlist for your pain. We kept it to one song per artist, though several had multiple nominations. Song by song, line by line, he speaks directly to her and into her absence.
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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. This song is so sweet.