31 Sad Songs To Play On Repeat When You Are Feeling Down

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A mixtape made just for you when you’re feeling blue.

Hey there! How are you holding up? Life dragging you down?

Whenever I find myself feeling sad or depressed, I find the best way to cope is to sit down and let myself work through it. Being sad is a natural part of life, and so having a good method of coping with it is a necessity. My favorite thing to do when I’m sad is to make myself a cup of tea, grab my journal so I can write or doodle, and cue up my sad playlist on Spotify. It sounds cheesy, but powerful music has really kept me going through some of the worst times of my life.

So here are the top 32 songs on that playlist, along with the best, most relatable song lyrics and song quotes — a little mixtape from me to you. 

Turn up the volume, grab some kleenex, and get ready to be all up in your feels. 


1. Just A Memory, Odesza

“But I want you back in the middle of the night.” — Odezsa

2. The Breakup, Lany

“You think you wanna be, you wanna be alone. Just wait until you’re crying on the shower floor.” — Lany

3. Sorry, Halsey

“So I’m sorry to my unknown lover; sorry that I can’t believe that anybody ever really starts to fall in love with me.” — Halsey

4. Heaven, Troye Sivan

“Without losing a piece of me, how do I get to heaven? Without changing a part of me, how do I get to heaven?” — Troye Sivan

5. The Emotion, BØRNS

“I lost count so long ago; maybe my heart’s numb. Don’t hold my hands accountable; they’re young and they’re dumb.” — BØRNS

6. Breathe, Lauv

“And it’s killing me, me to say ‘I’m fine,’ ‘I’m fine.’ When I really mean, mean to say, you’re my all and more: all I know you taught me.” — Lauv

7. Talk Me Down, Troye Sivan

“And I know I like to draw the line when it starts to get too real. But the less time that I spend with you, the less you need to heal.”— Troye Sivan

8. Lovely, Billie Eilish ft. Khalid

“Need a place to hide, but I can’t find one near. Wanna feel alive, outside I can’t fight my fear.” — Billie Eilish

9. Let Me Love the Lonely, James Arthur

“Lighthouse without the lights. You smile without

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