10 Best Sad Country Love Songs
Some of the best sad country love songs will bring a tear to anyone's eye. Loving a loved one, relationships gone bad and continuing on with life are all included in on these best sad country love songs of all time. Listeners can feel the person's pain and loss in the lyrics.
- "Wish You Were Here" performed by country music star Mark Wills, this single was wills' first number one hit. Released in 1999, Wills sang about love, separation and devotion in this country music ballad. The song hits the mark as one of the best sad country love songs of its era.
- "You'll Think of Me." Australian country music artist Keith Urban belts out the love in this single released in 2004. His sultry, come-hither voice grabs the attention of listeners. The single was the fourth from his album titled for the single. It peaked on the Country Billboard charts at number one for two weeks.
- "Love Me" performed by 1990's country music superstar Collin Raye, this single was released in 1992 and topped the Country Billboard charts. A song telling the story of a man's recently passed wife and the love shared over the years. The sweet melody soothes and the lyrics make a person appreciate love.
- "Can't Really Be Gone" performed in 1995 by Tim McGraw, this was the second single released from his "All I Want" album. The song reappeared on McGraw's "Greatest Hits" album in 2006. The song is about an unconditional love lost perhaps by death and how the man is coping with the loss. This is one of the best sad country love songs ever performed.
- "Tell Me I Was Dreaming" performed by country music icon Travis Tritt in 1994, the song was reached number two on the Country Music Billboard charts. The song is about losing a loved one and how the pain never goes away
- "Go Rest High On the Mountain" performed by country music star Vince Gill, this single was written shortly after country music super star Keith Whitley passed away at an early age and for Gill's brother who passed away. The single was released in 1994 and is one of the best sad country music love songs. In 1996, the song received Country Music Academy's award for the best song of the year.
- "What Hurts the Most" performed by Rascal Flatts in 2006, the single is the universal song for lost love. The lyrics tell of a love that ends too soon and how the person, whether a man or woman, is coping with the loss. The pain and emptiness felt by the person.
- "Ten Thousand Angels" from the 1996 debut album from country music singer Mindy McCready, this album sold two million copies. The single reached number six on the Country Billboard charts and sent McCready into stardom. The lyrics tell of a woman trying to find the strength to leave a relationship.
- "I'm Not Supposed To Love You Anymore" performed by Canadian country music Bryan White reached number four on the Country Billboard charts in 1996. It was the first single released from White's "Between Now and Forever" album. The lyrics tell of a lost love over the course of time. White's dynamic vocals make this one of the best sad country music love songs of all time.
- "If Tomorrow Never Comes" performed and co-written by country music icon Garth Brooks, the single was released in 1989 on Brooks' debut album. The lyrics tell of a man's daydream about life if he were to die tomorrow and how his love and mate would continue on without him. This was Brooks' first number one single and is considered one of the best sad country love songs of the era.