40 Songs for Hard Times: Break-ups, Grieving & Bad Days

This song list is full of reflective, comforting, uplifting songs for hard times, whether that be a break-up, grieving a loss, a really bad day, or any time you feel sad or frustrated and need to let your feelings out. Youtube videos and spotify playlist included.

Music has the ability to calm my heart and soothe my soul when I am having a hard day or going through something especially difficult in my life. There have been many songs that have given me strength and peace. Do you have any favorite songs for hard times?

This song list is full of reflective, comforting, uplifting songs for hard times, whether that be a break-up, grieving a loss, a really bad day, or any time you feel sad or frustrated and need to let your feelings out. Spotify playlist at the end.

1. “Everybody Hurts” David Archuleta

2. “Shadow Days” John Mayer

3. “Fix You” Coldplay

4. “Stand by You” Rachel Platten

5. “Brand New Day” Joshua Radin

6. “Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World” Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

7. “Happy” Leona Lewis

8. “It’s a Beautiful Day” Michael Buble’

9. “Skyscraper” Demi Lovato

10. “Stronger” Kelly Clarkson

11. “Hallelujah” Jeff Buckley

12. “Uncharted” Sara Bareilles

13. “Bruises” Train ft. Ashley Monroe

14. “Wake Me Up” Avicii

15. “Photograph” Ed Sheeran

16. “Fight Song” Rachel Platten

17. “Be Ok” Ingrid Michaelson

18. “Lost” Michael Buble

19.”Every Teardrop is a Waterfall” Coldplay

20. “The Heart of Life” John Mayer

21. “The Call” Regina Spektor

22. “Hear Me” Imagine Dragons

23. “Happy” Natasha Bedingfield

24. “Here Comes the Sun” The Beatles

25. “Keep Breathing” Ingrid Michaelson

26. “How to Save a Life” The Fray

27. “Break My Stride” Matthew Wilder

28. “Lovely” Sara Haze

29. “Here I Go Again” Whitesnake

30. “Chasing Cars” Snow Patrol

31. “Better in Time” Leona Lewis

32. “Keep Your Head Up” Andy Grammer

33. “Better Place” Rachel Platten

34. “Listen to the Music” The Dobbie Brothers

35. “Everything’ll Be Alright” Joshua Radin

36. “In Repair” John Mayer

37. “Landslide” Fleetwood Mac

38. “Demons” Imagine Dragons

39. “Walk On” U2

40. “The Sound of Silence” Simon & Garfunkle

41. “Let it Be” The Beatles

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