If You Need A Good Cry, Here Are Some Of The Saddest Lyrics Ever.

Music has the power to heal, give catharsis, and to help us understand our feelings. Depending on your persepctive, any lyric can become a celebration or a grievance.

Here are some of the saddest lyrics out there.

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1. "And then one day you find ten years have got behind you / No one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun."

- Time by Pink Floyd

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2. "You could have it all, my empire of dirt. I will let you down, I will make you hurt."

- Hurt by Nine Inch Nails

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3. "Love of mine, someday you will die / But I'll be close behind and I'll follow you into the dark."

I'll Follow You Into The Dark by Death Cab For Cutie

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4. "The dreams in which I'm dying are the best I've ever had."

Mad World by Tears For Fears

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5. "And they're sharing a drink they call loneliness / But it's better than drinking alone." Piano Man by Billy Joel.

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6. "I've seen fire and I've seen rain, I've seen sunny days that I thought would never, I've seen lonely times where I could not find a friend, but I always thought that I'd see you again."

Fire And Rain by James Taylor

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7. "The other night, dear, while I was sleeping I dreamt I held you in my arms. When I awoke, dear, I was mistaken / So I held my head and I cried."

You Are My Sunshine

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8. I'm not living, I'm just killing time.

True Love Waits by Radiohead

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9. "I know someday you'll have a beautiful life, I know you'll be a star, In somebody else's sky, But why, Why, Why can't it be, Why can't it be mine."

Black by Pearl Jam

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10. "I can't afford chemo like I can't afford a limo, and on any other given day I'd rather ride a limousine."

Chemo Limo by Regina Spektor

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11. "She's gone to heaven, so I've got to be good, so I can see my baby when I leave this world."

Last Kiss by Pearl Jam

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12. "We're just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl year after year, Running over the same old ground, what have we found, The same old fears, Wish you were here."

Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd

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13. "When I am at the pearly gates, this will be on my videotape ... This is my way of saying goodbye because I can't do it face to face, I'm talking to you after it's too late, no matter what happens now, you shouldn't be afraid because I know today has been the most perfect day I've ever seen."

Videotape by Radiohead

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14. "I ain't sayin' you treated me unkind. You could have done better but I don't mind. You just kinda wasted my precious time, but don't think twice, it's all right."

Don't Think Twice (It's Alright) by Bob Dylan

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15. I've been wandering sideways, I've stared straight into the sun, Still, I don't know why you're dying, Long before your time has come.

Your Time Has Come by Audioslave

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16. "Mother will they put me in the firing line."

Mother by Pink Floyd

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17. "We used to play outside when we were young, And full of life and full of love."

Little Talks by Of Monsters And Men

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18. "I'm scared to get close and I hate being alone. I long for that feeling to not feel at all. The higher I get, the lower I sink. I can't drown my demons, they know how to swim."

Can You Feel My Heart by Bring Me The Horizon

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19. Leaves from the vine, falling so slow. Like fragile, tiny shells, Drifting in the foam. Little soldier boy, come marching home. Brave soldier boy, comes marching home.

Brave Soldier Boy from the Avatar Soundtrack

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20. "Oh Mother, I can feel the soil falling over my head"

I Know It's Over by The Smiths.

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21. "...and I looked at the place where me legs used to be/ and thanked Christ there was nobody waiting for me/ to grieve, and to mourn, and to pity..."

And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda by The Pogues

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22. Your day breaks, your mind aches, There will be time when all the things she said will fill your head, You won't forget her.

For No One by The Beatles

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23. "And if a ten ton truck, Kills the both of us, To die by your side, Well the pleasure, the privilege is mine."

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out by The Smiths

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24. I had a brother at Khe Sanh, Fighting off the Vietcong, They're still there, he's all gone.

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen

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"It wasn't me!"

There's not much you can do when the righteous fist of the law comes down on you. Call it a mix-up, or call it a mistake, if someone's pegged you at the scene of a crime there's not much you can do but trust the justice system to prove you innocent. However, that's a gamble, and just because you've been given a "not guilty" doesn't mean the effects won't follow you for the rest of your life.

Reddit user, u/danbrownskin, wanted to hear about the times when it wasn't you, seriously, it was someone else, when they asked:

Redditors who were once considered suspect of a crime they did not commit, what's it like being held under suspicion and how did it affect your life?

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