A list of 200 Sad Songs is a list incomplete without the late, great, tortured and masterful Elliott Smith. Post-breakup hymn “I Better Be Quiet Now” is this week’s pick.
The face of loving someone who could never love you back is ugly, however in the hands of Frank Ocean, it can be beautiful. Welcome back to 200 Sad Songs.
This week’s entrant in the 200 Sad Songs series is Bonnie Raitt’s break-up/never there banger, the soundtrack to a thousand brews swilled in a thousand hopeless truckstops, I Can’t Make You Love Me.
Headlining this week’s instalment of 200 Sad Songs is Bob Dylan, longing for his missing bae. But underneath his casual bluster what is he really saying?
Week six, already? Songs of heartache just make time pass so quickly. Belinda Carlisle’s “Summer Rain” cops the #200 Sad Songs treatment in this week’s instalment.
Oh, that hopeless warmth of the sad song. In week five of a 200-part series, the odyssey to chart the bottom continues, with No Doubt’s “Don’t Speak”.
In week four of Nathan Jolly’s 200 Sad Songs countdown, the incomparable Tom Waits goes under the microscope of fractured, squandered love.
Sad songs say so much, but what are they really saying? Welcome to round three of 200 Sad Songs, where one brave soul attempts to define the rough jagged edges of scribed love.
Sad songs say so much, but what are they actually saying? Welcome to round two of 200 Sad Songs, where one brave soul attempts to define the rough edges of love.
It is known, sad songs say so much. But, what are they actually saying? Welcome to the first instalment of 200 Sad Songs, where one brave soul attempts to define the rough edges of love.
Millennial recollections of childhood are dominated by ’90s pop bangaz, “stranger danger” and those gaudy pre-Internet days we spent in innocence, before we were bludgeoned by the graphic 24-hour news cycle. But was life really better back then?