Songs about loss can be powerful and emotional. Some examples of songs about loss are “Gone Too Soon” by Michael Jackson, “Angel” by The Band Perry and “The Greatest Man I Never Knew” by Reba McEntire. You can find these songs on Spotify, iTunes and other streaming services.
Michael Jackson’s ‘Gone Too Soon’
Michael Jackson’s “Gone Too Soon” is a tribute song to a boy who died at the age of 13. He was a child prodigy and had been diagnosed with AIDS at a young age. While he was young, White had been exposed to contaminated blood and contracted HIV. Sadly, White did not live to see the day his father’s memorial service took place. “Gone Too Soon” was not released as a single in the United States but reached Top 10 in several countries, including France and Zimbabwe. In the United Kingdom, the song became Jackson’s ninth Top 40 hit from his Dangerous album.
Posthumously released Michael Jackson’s final album sold 228,000 copies in its first week and was named the best selling worldwide album of 2010. It was certified gold in the USA and the UK, and it topped charts in four countries during its first week of release. It also reached the Top 100 of the Billboard 200 albums chart.
The song was performed by many people, including Babyface and Stevie Wonder. The song was recorded by Babyface at an MTV Unplugged concert in 1997 and dedicated to Jackson in June 2009. Babyface and Stevie Wonder performed the song in 2009 and again in early 2012.
Simple Plan’s ‘Gone Too Soon’
The single “Iconic” from Simple Plan’s new album has gained sync placements with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Pittsburgh Pirates. After the album was released, the band toured the United States in support of the new album, playing several festivals in support of their release. In addition, Simple Plan’s tour dates included a few headlining shows.
The Band Perry’s ‘Angel’
‘Angel’ is the latest single from The Band Perry, a family band from Alabama. The song has been on the chart for seven weeks and has received a number of positive reviews. The song was selected by the U.S. Olympic team for its anthem at the 2016 Summer Olympics. It has become one of the top songs of the summer. The video has garnered a large following, with millions of views on YouTube.
Reba McEntire’s ‘The Greatest Man I Never Knew’
Reba McEntire had a very close relationship with her father. Although the song isn’t directly about her, many of her fans find it to be a moving tribute. It captures the pain of an unknown heartache and became her most popular song.
The album contains 33 of Reba McEntire’s top hits and two brand new songs. It was inspired by George Strait’s Reba 1’s album and was released the same year that Reba played the role of Nellie Forbush in South Pacific at Carnegie Hall.
Amy Lee’s ‘Yesterday’
Amy Lee’s new song ‘Yesterday’ has gained a lot of attention since she performed it live at the Loud Than Life festival. The song is about her family’s grief and loss. She openly talks about her sister Bonnie, who died at the young age of three. Her brother Robby, who suffered from severe epilepsy, also passed away.
Amy Lee teamed up with Korn for the 1998 hit ‘Freak on a Leash’, and the two bands will tour together in 18 cities. Amy Lee was also the vocalist for Korn’s 1998 track ‘Freak on a Leash.’ Fans can check out this fan-recorded version of the song, which focuses on Amy Lee’s contrasting vocal styles with Jonathan Davis’.
The video’s video showcases Lee’s voice and her stage presence. In the video, she holds a torch as Lady Liberty. The video also features a chorus of sirens. The band is currently on tour with Lee, and their arena shows are considered a high point in the current touring market.
Steve Wariner’s ‘Holes in the Floor of Heaven’
Steve Wariner’s ‘Holes In the Floor of Heaven’ is a country song about the loss of a wife. It begins with the narrator’s grandmother’s death, then progresses to the sudden death of his wife. The narrator’s wife could be anyone, whether it is a sibling, parent, child, or any other type of relationship. In a 1999 interview with Jim Bessman, Wariner expressed the sentiments of this song.
“Holes In the Floor Of Heaven” has been called one of the saddest country hits of all time. It was released in 1998 as the lead single from Wariner’s album Burnin’ the Roadhouse Down. It was the singer’s first solo single in three years. It peaked at No. 2 in the United States and Canada and won several awards from the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.