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Is your song on the saddest ever playlist?

By Beth Teitell
Globe Staff / February 7, 2012
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David King, a London-based international theatrical producer interested in the power of music, recently commissioned a survey of the most depressing songs of all time. Read titles and weep:

“Everybody Hurts’’

R.E.M.

“Candle in the Wind’’

Elton John

“The Living Years’’

Mike + The Mechanics

“I Will Always Love You’’ Whitney Houston

“Nothing Compares 2 U’’

Prince,or Sinead O’Connor

“Hallelujah’’ Alexandra Burke, orJeff Buckley

“My Heart Will Go On’’

Celine Dion

“Fix You’’ Coldplay

“Seasons in the Sun’’ Terry Jacks

“Without You’’ Harry Nilsson

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