Songs for the Grieving [Edition 2]

February 3, 2022

In 2020 I created a list of songs for grieving hearts, you can find it HERE. Since then I have received so many messages about new songs to add to the list. Here is a second set of beautiful songs for anyone who has experienced the loss of someone they love.

Some of these songs will bring tears, some will bring a smile, all of them are sure to touch your heart. Enjoy listening, friends. xox, Chels

This is probably one of my all-time favorite songs about grief. “Glitter”–Patrick Droney

“Used to You”– Luke Combs

“You’re Gonna Be Ok”– Brain & Jenn Johnson

“If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away”– Justin Moore

“From Where You Are”– Lifehouse

“Jealous of the Angels”–Donna Taggart

“Save a Place for Me”– Matthew West

“Dads Old Number”– Cole Swindell

“Beloved” — Mumford & Sons

“When I’m Gone”– Joey & Rory

Have others to add? Comment below with your favorite songs about loss and grief and maybe you’ll find your suggestion in the next edition of “Songs for the Grieving”. xox, Chels

26 comments so far.

26 responses to “Songs for the Grieving [Edition 2]”

  1. Mary Kate says:

    I am currently loving “Show Me Around” by Carly Pearce and “Visiting Hours” by Ed Sheerin.

  2. Dottie says:

    Lost Without You – Freya Ridings

  3. Sharon says:

    Just listened to both of these songs and had to add them to my favorites song list. Thank you for sharing. ♥️ Lost my sweet mama Feb 2021, and my wonderful papa Apr 2021. Life is just not the same without them.

  4. Paula says:

    Scars in Heaven
    Dancing with the angels
    Forever young

  5. Gayle aboone says:

    Scars in Heaven by Casting Crowns
    We played this at my moms graveside service in June ‘21
    Every word is so true

  6. Krystal says:

    Thank you for this! Where can I see edition 1 songs?

  7. Vickie says:

    Ed Sheran Supermarket Flowers

  8. Amanda says:

    Sissys Song by Alan Jackson

  9. Patsy Bradley says:

    Definitely Scars in Heaven by Casting Crowns. We played it at my husband’s service. Beautiful song.

  10. Beautiful Mind Red Rum Club

  11. Linda Edwards says:

    Westlife – I’ll see you again

  12. Richie Quilet says:

    Time by The Allan Parsons Project
    Moon River

  13. Mel Rodriguez says:

    Tell Your Heart To Beat Again – Danny Gokey

  14. Jacque Strahley says:

    Mama (Goodbye’s The Saddest Word) by Celine Dion

  15. Heather says:

    If I Would Have Known
    Song by Kyle Hume

    Memory Lane
    song by Haley Joelle

  16. Marlene Cree says:

    Josh Groban song “ To Where You Are”

  17. Shenise K. says:

    I was here – Beyonce

    See you Again Charlie Puth and Wiz Khalifa

  18. Beth says:

    Dancing In The Sky – Alisha Mae

  19. Heather Cave says:

    Hold on to Memories by Disturbed

    After my Mom took her last breath, the most amazing ICU nurse played this song for us. Such a great song for the grieving heart.

  20. Sharon Kitterman says:

    “ They Are Angels” by an independent singer songwriter
    Robby Lynn , on all the streaming sites, Utube

  21. Chris Covert says:

    Ghost -Justin Bieber

  22. Jill says:

    “Beat You There” by Will Dempsy
    “You Should Be Here” by Cole Swindell
    “Angel” by G-Eazy
    “Birthday cake” by Dylan Conrique
    “You Can Let Go Now Daddy” by Patricia Maguire

  23. Kerri says:

    When I get there by PINK

    Dancing in the Sky by Dani and Lizzy

    How do I say goodbye by Dean Lewis

  24. Helen says:

    She’s Alright by Zach Bryan. The voicemail at the end gets me in the gut every time. But also makes me smile, because momma’s alright.

  25. Nicole says:

    Even Though I’m leaving by Luke Combs (was played at my children’s father’s funeral); If You Came Back From Heaven by Lorrie Morgan; You Should Be Here by Cole Swindell; Drowning by Chris Young; Heaven Was Needing A Hero by Jo Dee Messina;

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A wife, mother and educator who has Indiana roots and a passionate spirit. Chelsea is a sappy romantic, coffee junkie, book collector, and person who wears her heart on her sleeve. She’s sarcastic, full of jokes, full of tears, and enjoys writing most when life gets messy or complicated. In 2017, Chelsea's mother passed away. Through her grief journey, she decided to take her mother’s advice and share her writing with the world. One day she gained the courage to honor her mother's wishes and write. It turned out to be one of the best decisions she's ever made.

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