Songs About Missing Someone

Whether it’s your partner or someone close has gone away from you, the feeling of missing somebody is quite depressing and heartbreaking. You all have been in such situations when someone close to your heart has left you. Sometimes the reasons might be the choice of the individual, whereas sometimes it can be unintentional. No matter what the reason is, the pain you get after someone’s retreat is certainly hurtful and filled with frustration. In such emotional phase of life, you need something that will help you heart to cope up with these broken heart feelings. Listing to songs about missing someone is one great way to make the troubled mind and heart feel good again. Such songs are filled with emotional music and soulful lyrics which can help you to get rid of the storming emotions churned up inside your mind. Following are some classical examples of tracks that you can surely listen when missing your loved ones.

Puff Daddy/Faith Evans/112 – I’ll Be Missing You

The song was recorded by Puff Daddy, Faith Evans and 112 as a tribute to their friend Christopher Wallace. This track featured in the album No Way Out which was released on May 27, 1997. The official video to the track was released in June 1997 which was directed by Hype Williams. The track topped the charts all across the globe, claiming the number one tack position on U.S. Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 and U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The track also remained as top track on Eurochart Hot 100 and UK Singles Chart.

Avril Lavigne – When You’re Gone

The song was written and recorded by the Franco-Canadian singer Avril Lavigne. It was the second track from the album The Best Damn Thing which was released on 19 June 2007. According to Avril, the song is about being with someone you love, and you have to say goodbye, and all the little things you miss about them. The official video to the track was released on 6 June 2007 which was directed by Marc Klasfeld. The song was quite popular and grabbed of top position of number two track on Netherlands (Dutch Tipparade) charts. Whereas, the song remained in the top ten on US Pop Songs (Billboard), UK Singles (Official Charts Company) and European Hot 100 Singles.

Avril Lavigne – Wish You Were Here

Recorded by Avril Lavigne, the track is a final single from her fourth studio album, Goodbye Lullaby which was released on September 9th 2011.The song was written by Avril, Max Martin, and Shellback. The singer described the song showing her vulnerable side. The song received good critical reception all over the world and has sold over 500,000 units of digital copies in America. The track won the VEVO Certified Awards and was also nominated for Juno Awards in 2012. It claimed 3rd as the top on Lebanon (The Official Lebanese Top 20) charts and remained on 4th position on Belgium (Ultratip Flanders) charts.

Blink-182 – I Miss You

The song was recorded by the American rock band blink-182 and was the second track from their self-titled album. With a somber theme and a slower pace, the song is quite different from the band’s regular compositions. Recorded in the year 2003, the official video directed by Jonas Akerlund was also released in the very same year. The track topped the U.S. Billboard Alternative Songs charts and claimed 8th position on UK Singles Chart .The song also remained on 15th position on U.S. Billboard Pop Songs and as 13th ranked song on Australian Singles Chart.

Elton John – Sacrifice

The song is a ballad performed by Elton John for his album Sleeping with the Past which was released on October 1989. The song is an inspirational result of the song Do Right Woman, Do Right Man by Aretha Franklin. The official video to the track was recorded in 1989 in Los Angeles and portrays the post marriage problems as couple. The track claimed the number one position on UK Singles Chart, French SNEP Singles Chartand Eurochart Hot 100. Similarly, the track gained third as the highest position on U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks.

Green Day – Wake Me Up When September Ends

Recorded by the American rock band Green Day, the song is the fourth single from their seventh album, American Idiot which was released on June 13, 2005. The official video of the track features, Jason White, the support guitarist to the band. The video portrays on a very loving couple and the heart breaking scenarios when the guy joins marine navy and goes for a war to Iraq. The track topped the Canada (Nielsen SoundScan) charts and claimed second position on US Billboard Adult Top 40 Tracks, US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks and Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) charts.

Nickelback – Far Away

Far away is a song recorded by the Canadian band Nickelback for their album All the Right Reasons and was released on February 13, 2006.  The official video to the track was first released on VH1’s V-spot. The video shows a husband who is firefighter has to leave his family after an emergency call. However, later the wife gets the call informing that her husband died during the operation. The track topped the rankings on US Adult Pop Songs (Billboard) and US Pop Songs (Billboard) charts. It also claimed the second position on New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) and Australia (ARIA) charts.

Bon Jovi – Always

The song was recorded by Bon Jovi for their album Cross Roads which was released on September 20, 1994. The song became so popular that it is regarded as the most successful composition of the band. The track also featured in the film Romeo Is Bleeding and went on to become a great hit at concerts. Due to the popularity the song made the album receive 2× Platinum certification in Australia and platinum certification in US and UK. The song topped the charts on Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders), Ireland (IRMA) and Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade). However, on US Billboard Hot 100and UK Singles (Official Charts Company), the song claimed 2nd and 4th position respectively.

Pink – Who Knew

Written and recorded by American artist Pink, the song was released in her fourth studio album I’m Not Dead in the year 2006. The song is a favorite choice of the artist and was the first track in greatest records. The official video to the track was filmed in Los Angeles in 2006 and was directed by the team of Sam Bayer, Robert Hales and Brian Lazzaro. The track was a big hit and claimed the number one track position on U.S. Billboard Adult Pop Songs, U.S. Billboard Pop Songs, Australian Airplay Chart, Hungarian Airplay Chart, Czech Republic Airplay and German Airplay Chart.

3 Doors Down – Here Without You

Recorded by the American rock band 3 Doors Down, the song is the third single from the album Away from the Sun which was released on August 11, 2003. Written by Brad Arnold, the song is an inspiration from his ex-wife. The official video to the track shows the recording of the song with band recording in the studios and the relationship of the writer with his wife. The song grabbed the number one rank on US Billboard Pop Songs and US Billboard Adult Pop Songs. The song also remained on 2nd and 5th position on Australian Singles Chart and US Billboard Hot 100 respectively.

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