(Last Updated On: September 7, 2021)
If you ever miss someone who passed on and you want songs that are can capture how you feel, here is a list of songs you can try listening to.
1. Ed Sheeran – Visiting Hours
This is a single off his fifth album by the name Equals. It is an emotional ode to a departed loved one.
2. Mariah Carey – Bye Bye
The song mainly deals with the death of a loved one and serves as an anthem for those who may have lost a loved one. Mariah makes a reference towards her father who died in 2002.
3. Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men – One Sweet Day
Mariah was inspired to write the song after losing her close friend and collaborator David Cole. She wanted to write a eulogy for him and other loved ones she and her fans had lost.
4. Wiz Khalifa – See You Again
The track is a tribute to the late Furious actor Paul Walker who died in November 2013 after his car crashed and burst into flames in Valencia, CA.
5. Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go On
This was the main theme song to James Cameron’s blockbuster film Titanic.
6. Ed Sheeran – Supermarket Flowers
The song is a tribute to his late grandmother from his mom’s point of view. He focused on the positive things and impact she left.
7. Backstreet Boys – Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely
The video of the song was dedicated to everyone who has lost a loved one. The song talks about how the narrator deals with being alone.
8. Dani and Lizzy – Dancing In The Sky
The track is about someone passing away and wondering if they are happy in heaven.
9. Avril Lavigne – When You’re Gone
The song is basically about all the small things you miss about someone when they are no longer in you life.
10. Pink – Who Knew
Lyrically the song was inspired by the loss of her good friend.
11. Lady Gaga – I’ll Never Love Again
Lady Gaga recorded the ballad moments after she found out her good friend Sonja Durham had passed away.
12. Kygo & Rita Ora – Carry On
The track was the lead single from the Pokemon Detective Pikachu film.
13. Demi Lovato – Nightingale
The song is dedicated to Trenton Cole Stout who was one of Demi’s best friends that committed suicide. She now considers him her guardian angel.
14. The Offspring – Gone Away
The track described Dexter coping with the tragic death of his girlfriend at the time.
15. The Script – If You Could See Me Now
The song was inspired after the death of lead singer Danny O’Donoghue’s father and both of guitarist Mark Sheehan’s parents.
16. Dr Dre – The Message
Dre made the song to be a message to both God and his later brother Tyree Du Sean Crayon.
17. Carrie Underwood – See You Again
The song is about moving forward after a loss and was written for the film The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of The Dawn Treader.
18. Mercy Me – Homesick
19. NF – How Could You Leave Us
NF questions his mother’s sudden death, looking back at the heartbreaking moments he was able to share with her.
20. Linkin Park – Looking For An Answer
The song was written by Mike Shinoda following the tragic passing of Chester Bennington.
21. Cole Swindell – Dad’s Old Number
22. Taylor Swift – Ronan
The song is about a three-year-old boy named Ronan Thompson who died of neuroblastoma after an eight-month battle in 2011.