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Music helps in all situations, it plays a huge role in our lives. You are happy you listen to a song, you want to celebrate you listen to song, you are sad you listen to a song, you miss someone you listen to a song. Music is the only expression to puke our feelings out.
Sometimes we feel a rush of emotions sweeping through our minds and we don’t know how to control them in such situations, here music come in the scene. It gives us a strength to push forward. Music even helps in the most reverse situations if you have lost someone for always you can heal yourself from music.
Here, we have listed up some songs for you that you can listen when you miss someone who is not around anymore.
- Pantera, ‘Cemetry Gates’ 1990
”Believe the word
I will unlock my door
And pass the
Numerous inspirations have credited to the song. Phil Anselmo, the lead singer stated that ”The lyrics lament the death of a female lover and the prospect of dying or committing suicide and rejoining her in the afterlife, there was a friend who died and had a deep impact on my group.”
- Eric Clapton, ‘Tears In Life’ 1992
”Beyond the door, there’s peace I’m sure
And I know there’ll be no more tears in heaven”
The song was written about the pain and loss Clapton felt following the death of his 4-year-old son, Conor.
In an interview with Sue Lawley in 1992, Clapton said of the song, “There is a song that I’ve written for a movie, but in actual fact it was in the back of my head but it didn’t really have a reason for being until I was scoring this movie which I did a little while ago and then it sort of had a reason to be. And it is a little ambiguous because it could be taken to be about Conor but it also is meant to be part of the film.”
This is the perfect song to listen if you are passing through a similar situation as Clapton did.
- The Offspring, ‘Gone Away’ 1997
”The world is so cold
Now that you’ve gone away”
Gone Away is a much more mature song than what The Offspring are known for. This song is about lead singer Dexter Holland’s girlfriend dying in a car accident and his emotionally filled response to it.
You may like this song while hating it same time because it is about the person who you lost in your life but at the same time, it gives a hope that you still are with that dear person.
- Warren Zevon, ‘Keep Me In Your Heart’ 2003
‘If I leave you it doesn’t mean I love you any less
Keep me in your heart for a while”
Warren intended the song at his farewell, this was the last song recorded by him before his death. This song is a person who is not with you anymore and will give you a sense of conversation with the person who may not with you around anymore but will always be there in your heart.
- Jo De Messina ‘Heaven Was Needing A Hero’ 2005
”I guess Heaven was needing a hero
Somebody just like you
Brave enough to stand up
For what you believe”
The song is written after the first female American soldier died in Iraq. The song is all about inspiration. This can be dedicated to the martyrs or to a brave person to honor him/her.
- Frank Turner, ‘Long Live The Queen’ 2008
”You’ll live to dance another day
it’s just now you’ll have to dance for the two of us
So stop looking so damn depressed
And sing with all your heart that the queen is dead”
The song ‘Long Live The Queen’ is about the illness and eventual death of one of Frank Turner’s close friends, Lex, who lost her battle with breast cancer last year. The deeply moving lyrics and fiercely personal tone the song will make you feel the pain along with uplifting you. This song is harrowing but also a celebration.
This is the most heart-wrenching song but at the same time help to heals you from the pain.
- Crystal Shawanda, “You can let go now daddy” 2008
”You can let go now, Daddy
You can let go
Oh, I think I’m ready
To do this on my own”
This is the perfect song from a girl to her dad to let him go with peace and tell him that now she is able to manage it on her own. This song depicts the situation of a girl who is standing in between two men, one whom she belongs till now and the other is one to whom she will belong for the rest of her life.
This is the perfect song from for a girl to dedicate her father.
- Martha Wainwright, ”All Your Clothes” 2012
”Where’ve you been these days?
I thought I saw you underneath the vines
I look for you there
Makes more sense than looking to the sky”
Martha wrote ‘All Your Clothes” after two notable events in her life. One is her son’s birth and the other is her mother’s death. In this song, Martha is telling her mother that the baby is doing fine and asking her for some guidance.
You can listen any of above songs when you really miss someone who is not around anymore. The songs will not only give you some peace even will make you feel closer to the beloved person who is passed away.