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LloydColeandtheCoconuts Sat 02-Dec-17 09:10:25

For no reason.

Mine is Wings by Little Mix and I don’t really know why. I’m not even a fan of them, although they’re very cute. I’ve just listened to to the song and the tears are flowing. My DP is hmm.
The other is God Only Knows but I understand why that would make me cry.

Anyway. what songs are guaranteed to make you have good cry.

YouStoleTheBowlFromTheRoom Sat 02-Dec-17 09:11:29

Fields of Gold - Sting version or Eva Cassidy, it doesn’t matter. 😭😭😭

LemonShark Sat 02-Dec-17 09:14:03

The Leningrad symphony by Shostakovich, specifically 16-19 minutes. Read the story of its premiere.

landgirl1 Sat 02-Dec-17 09:15:31

Heaven is a place nearby by Lena Marlena is a beautiful song about loss that both comforts & makes me sob

LemonShark Sat 02-Dec-17 09:15:37

Little Mix are a shit manufactured pop band but wings is very stirring, the chord progression makes it sound all triumphant and hopeful and the lyrics about 'flying' and self esteem and whatever are the sort anyone can relate to. I'm not a fan but I can completely understand it being emotional.

Also road salt by pain of salvation.

LemonShark Sat 02-Dec-17 09:16:05

And Steven Wilson "insurgentes"

Amanduh Sat 02-Dec-17 09:16:14

Seven Years. I don't know why but the lyrics just get to me! And Mr Bojangles.

NextInLine Sat 02-Dec-17 09:16:24

Queen - who wants to live forever
That is quite a sad song.

and

Bob Marley - sun is shining
I have no idea why.

ScaryMonstersAndSuperCreeps Sat 02-Dec-17 09:17:01

To Where You Are by Josh Groban and I Find Your Love by Beth Nielsen Chapman remind me of my little Jack who lived for 2 hours also Stay Another Day by E17 which was no 1 when he was born. sad

peachgreen Sat 02-Dec-17 09:18:11

Billons, but She Used To Be Mine from Waitress makes me cry even just thinking about it!

In terms of pop songs, So Close by Jon McClaughlin always makes me cry as it reminds me of a time when circumstances meant that now-DH and I couldn't be together.

Flinkyflonk Sat 02-Dec-17 09:18:27

Time to Say Goodbye - Andre Bocelli and Sarah Brightman

Gets me every time.

stitchglitched Sat 02-Dec-17 09:18:52

The Green Fields of France (The Fureys version). I can't listen to this without full on sobbing!

peachgreen Sat 02-Dec-17 09:18:52

@ScaryMonstersAndSuperCreeps I'm so sorry for your loss. Those are beautiful songs.

Ffswtf Sat 02-Dec-17 09:19:00

Dance with my father, gets me every time. Tears in heaven is another one.

Derekmorganwasinmybed Sat 02-Dec-17 09:19:49

Adeles million years ago

shouldnthavesaid Sat 02-Dec-17 09:19:56

Wings - Birdy
Stars - Simply Red
Travis - Flowers in your window

lookingforthecorkscrew Sat 02-Dec-17 09:19:58

Days by The Kinks. Can’t get through it without sobbing.

Crunchymum Sat 02-Dec-17 09:20:32

Many Rivers to Cross - Jimmy Cliff.

His voice just gets me. Every time.

cafenoirbiscuit Sat 02-Dec-17 09:21:05

Oh scary I’m so sorry for your loss of lovely Jack sad

Rassy Sat 02-Dec-17 09:21:35

Fix You by Coldplay
Bridge Over Troubled Water

PotterGrangerWeasley Sat 02-Dec-17 09:22:33

See you again by Charlie puth
Concrete angel by Martina mcbride

Ffswtf Sat 02-Dec-17 09:22:35

I'm sorry for your loss Scarymonsters flowersflowersflowers

LittleCandle Sat 02-Dec-17 09:22:53

Wind Beneath My WIngs by Bette Midler. Used to play it in a band I was in, and I was head down sobbing each and every time.

Wherever you Are by the Military Wives choir.

Actually, I'm a sap and can cry at lots of songs.

SeraphinaDombegh Sat 02-Dec-17 09:23:51

I know it's corny, but Abba's 'Slipping Through My Fingers". I'm a wreck by the chorus!

PidgeonSpray Sat 02-Dec-17 09:24:05

Letter To A John.
By Ani DiFranco.

"I was 11 years old, he was as old as my dad, and he took something from me, I didn't even know that I had"

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