10 Songs That Can Leave You Teary Eyed
A person’s playlist is known to give away a lot of information about their personality. A song is one of the most beautiful ways to describe the various human emotions. The lyrics, music and the artists involve creating a different world for us which helps us relive and release many memories in just one go. The power of one song cannot be underestimated. Listed below are 10 songs that will leave you teary-eyed and in a whirlwind of emotions.
10. Wild Horses – Rolling Stones
A song from the Rolling Stones has to be iconic. A piece of music that leaves you with goosebumps and thoughts that will be both happy and sad. In a whirlwind of emotions, this song acts as a comforting companion.Feeling confused, listen to the song here and feel the magic by yourself.
9. The Sound of Silence – Simon & Garfunkel
Beautifully sung with proper usage of high tones and low tones. This song is hauntingly mesmerizing. It makes you play this song on loop, it scares you, haunts you but brings you back. Brings you back to the real world after a journey of a few minutes.
8. Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
This song is the title track for Wish You Were Here. Simple words and feelings couldn’t be expressed in a way better than this song. It’s the thought of losing that one special person, that keeps us on edge throughout our life. You wish they were around but we don’t always get what we wish for, that’s life.
7. One Sweet Day – Mariah Carey and Boys II Men
Topping the Billboard charts for 16 weeks in a row, this song deserves to be where it stood once. A good song is incomplete without splendid vocals but this song had more than just one. The powerful voice of Mariah Carey just adds to the enchanting feel your experience because it isn’t a song, it is a moment.
6. The Living Years – Mike + The Mechanics
Why are we alive? Why do we die? Questions with no appropriate answers that strike us at the least expected times. The Living Years is a song that questions and answers some such questions and clears the air of emotions for us.
5. Candle in the Wind – Elton John
Elton John’s voice calms you and makes you relax with the serenity. We are all like a Candle in the Wind, flickering, wavering, thinking of choosing the darkness but we still decide to stay. Let’s stay and see how the world can turn out to be.
4. Hallelujah- Jeff Buckley
An old song + Jeff Buckley, the result is contentment. Jeff Buckley has not just sung this song, he has understood it and tried making each one of us understand. The beauty lies in the listener so listen carefully.
3. Everybody Hurts – R.E.M.
Another song with extremely simple lyrics. We do hurt and we often do not talk about it, this song is for all those brave hearts who try staying unaffected by all the stones that are thrown their way. It’s okay to be hurt and be in pain, it will get better someday.
2. Hurt – Johnny Cash
A frail old singer, who dies 7 months after singing this song, this adds more pain to this song. Hurt has been sung by a then old Johnny Cash who gave this song all he could and then left the world soon after. He parted ways with life giving us a song that has turned into a memory.
1. Tears in Heaven- Eric Clapton
Songs often have a reason for their existence, this one has a reason that’s emotional and heartbreaking. Eric wrote this song with the memory of his dead son. A song that’s inspired by the sad events of life and genuine, that’s enough reason to make us blink away a few tears.
Ps. Keep a few tissues handy because it’s okay to cry. It cleanses your eyes and lessens the burden that you have taken upon your little heart.