25 Songs To Listen To When You Need A Good Cry
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25 Songs To Listen To When You Need A Good Cry

Break out the tissues for this one.

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25 Songs To Listen To When You Need A Good Cry
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Let's face it: life really sucks sometimes. Maybe you just failed a test you studied day and night for. Maybe you just lost someone really close to you. Maybe it's just one of those days when nothing seems to be going right. Whatever the case may be, we all need a good cry. So grab a box of tissues, play these songs, and let it all out.

1. "Breathe Me" by Sia

Sia is pretty good at hitting you right where it hurts most, and this song is a prime example of that. Her voice is raw and scratchy, and the lyrics are sad to listen to.

2. "Turn Your Face" by Little Mix

The girls of Little Mix are the queens of singing beautiful ballads. The lyrics are always heartbreaking and the vocals are strong and full of emotion.

3. "My Immortal" by Evanescence


I applaud you if you can make it through this song without a single tear falling. Everything about it is so haunting and so genuine.

4. "For the Love of a Daughter" by Demi Lovato


Demi has written a few songs about her relationship with her father, including "Shouldn't Come Back," "Father" and this song. "For the Love of a Daughter" describes what it was like for Demi growing up, including having an abusive father who made her feel unsafe and unloved. Her voice breaks in all the right places in the song, making it an even more emotional listen.

5. "Remembering Sunday" by All Time Low featuring Juliet Simms


6. "Goner" by twenty one pilots

Lead singer Tyler Joseph explains what it's like to constantly be battling internal demons. He wants to be saved, but he no he never truly will be.

7. "I Know You Won't" by Carrie Underwood


8. "Wanted You More" by Lady Antebellum


This song is about loving someone way more than the other person loves you. You know you're putting in more effort and you know you care more, but you're choosing to stay with them because, well, you love them. After it ends, you realize you deserve someone who actually deserves all the love you have to give.

9. "Supermarket Flowers" by Ed Sheeran

Ed wrote this about his late grandmother. Take Ed's undeniable talent and lyric-writing mixed with an incredible sad circumstance, and you get this masterpiece.

10. "Perfect" by Hedley

11. "Who You Are" by Jessie J

"It's okay not to be okay," Jessie J sings on this heartfelt track. It's okay to need a break. It's okay to cry. It's okay to not be perfect. Be yourself, and the rest will fall into place.

12. "Giving You Up" by Miley Cyrus13. "I Need You Now" by Olly Murs14. "All I Want" by Kodaline

This song is just honest. We all want someone and want to be wanted by someone. It's hard not to relate.

15. "The Heart Wants What It Wants" by Selena Gomez

It's hard to want something or someone that you know is bad for you. You can't help it though. Like Selena says, "the heart wants what it wants."

16. "Dear John" by Taylor Swift


17. "Broken Home" by 5 Seconds of Summer


Every family has its issues, but some are a little more complicated or harder to deal with. This song depicts that dysfuntion perfectly.

18. "Mad World" by Gary Jules


19. "Everybody Hurts" by R.E.M.


20. "Just A Little Bit Of Your Heart" by Ariana Grande


Imagine giving your all to a relationship just for that person to give you maybe half of what they have. This Harry Styles penned song describes just that. Ariana's vocals are soft, yet strong, and the lyrics are heartbreaking and beautiful.

21. "Stan" by Eminem


This is about a crazed fan who obsessively wrote Eminem letters about the struggles in his life. Eminem never writes him back, so the fan throws his pregnant girlfriend into his car's trunk and drives it off a bridge. Eminem realizes who he is and writes back, but it's too late.

22. "Moments" by One Direction


23. "Robbers" by The 1975


24. "Poacher's Timing" by Aiden Grimshaw


This song is about facing inner demons and wanting to end it all. It's hard to listen to, but Aiden's vocals are flawless and heartfelt, and the lyrics are polarizing.

25. "Concrete Angel" by Martina McBride


This song tells the heartbreaking tale of a little girl who was physically abused. Sadly, the people around her neglected what was going on. When they realized, it was too late.

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