22 Songs When You Miss Someone Who Died

(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 РHomesick



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.