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Lovesick songs: 37 sad songs

Whether you're unhappily in love, just recently separated or the love life is dragging you down for other reasons: The mood is definitely at its lowest point in such situations. What can help now are lovesick songs that you can really cry out to. After all, reducing frustration and pent-up emotions is the be-all and end-all in order to be able to deal with such a situation. We have selected 37 sad songs for you about and against lovesickness, which now speak to you from your soul.

Our selection includes well-known classics in English by The Goo Goo Dolls, U2 or The Smiths, but also ballads in German by Philipp Poisel and Selig as well as lesser-known lovesick songs, for example by The Pretty Reckless. With these songs the heartache can be overcome! Just listen to it.

Sad songs for lovesickness: our playlist

Lovesick songs: sad but beautiful lyrics

Why do certain sad songs help us so well in coping with lovesickness and melancholy? Not only because they cast a spell over you with slow, melancholy melodies, but also because they have beautiful lyrics that couldn't describe our melancholy better. We particularly like these lines of text from some of the songs from our playlist to express grief, anger, anger, separation pain and loss:

  • Could I please you for just one day in my life and then just fall into your arms once?"(Philipp Poisel - How should a person endure that)
  • Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead.“ – „Sometimes love stays, but sometimes it just hurts."(Adele - Someone like you)
  • You want me to burn, want me to hurt and maybe I will finally learn.“ – „You want to burn me, hurt me and maybe I'll learn from it someday."(The Pretty Reckless - Burn)

  • We're not the same, dear, as we used to be. The seasons have changed and so have we. There was little we could say, and even less we could do to stop the ice from getting thinner under me and you.“ – „We're not what we used to be, my darling. Times have changed and so have we. There was little to be said and even less that we could have done to stop the ice below us from thinning."(Death Cab for Cutie - The ice is getting thinner)
  • I wish that you would just leave. Your presence still lingers here and it won't leave me alone.“ – „I wish you would just go But your presence can still be felt and it won't leave me alone."(Evanescence - My Immortal)
  • Don't waste your time on me you're already the voice inside my head (I miss you).“ – „You don't have to bother with me. You are already the voice in my head (I miss you)."(Blink 182 - I miss you)
  • Now I miss so much that I liked about you. I scream against the wall at home and silently to myself outside. And sometimes I think and sometimes I think I need to be with you again. Not nothing without you. But less, much less for me."(Annenmaykantereit - not nothing)

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"Lovesickness is not worth it, my darling": With a good mood against frustration!

Of course, if you are lovesick, a song doesn't have to sound sad. The absolute classic among the good mood songs with an encouraging content: "Lovesickness is not worth it" by Siw Malmkvist. The song from 1964 couldn't be any less relevant over 50 years later!

Listen to it here and distract yourself from your gloomy mood:

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Do you prefer to watch movies against lovesickness instead of being drunk by music? Or are you a serial junkie. Then we have a few more suggestions for you to use to distract yourself from your grief.

Which lovesick songs do you listen to when you feel bad? Time and music heal all wounds. Fancy some more melancholy music? Then discover with us the saddest, German-language songs and songs when you have to say goodbye to someone. We also have more touching lyrics for you. Otherwise, we recommend that you counteract your grief with good mood songs! However you do it: Be brave, time really heals all wounds.

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