Are there times when you listen to a song and tears just start rolling down your cheeks? One moment you’re happy, you hear an emotional line, and then the next you’re sad. We feel you. It happens to us, too. There are just songs with deep-cutting lyrics that go straight to the heart.
Check out some “hugot” lines below from 10 heartbreaking songs that might give you the feels:
10. “Mahal Ko o Mahal Ako” by KZ Tandingan
“Mahal Ko o Mahal Ako” is a song about a woman choosing between two men in her life, either the one she loves or the one who loves her. It is composed by Edwin Marollano and interpreted by KZ Tandingan. In 2014, it won the ‘Best Song’ award in the Himig Handog competition.
9. “Migraine” by Moonstar88
“Migraine” is a song originally released in 2007 as part of Moonstar88’s ‘Todo Combo’ album. In 2012, the band released an acoustic version of the song, which was included in their ‘This Year’ album. The song tells about a woman’s struggles as she hopes to be with someone.
8. “Oo” by Up Dharma Down
Released in 2006 as part of Up Dharma Down‘s ‘Fragmented’ album, the song “Oo” (Yes, in English) has found its success in today’s music scene. It is a heartbreaking song about someone left by the person she loves.
7. “Paano Na Kaya” by Bugoy Drilon
“Paano Na Kaya” is the title track from the album of the same title, which was the first album Bugoy Drilon released after finishing first runner-up in the second season of the reality singing competition ‘Pinoy Dream Academy.’ The song is about falling in love with a friend.
6. “Paano Ba Ang Magmahal” by Sarah Geronimo and Piolo Pascual
Based on the title itself, “Paano Ba Ang Magmahal” (How to Love Someone, in English), the song asks how to love someone and if getting hurt . It is a song sung by Sarah Geronimo and Piolo Pascual for the movie ‘The Breakup Playlist.’
5. “Kunin Mo Na Ang Lahat Sa Akin” by Angeline Quinto
“Kunin Mo Na Ang Lahat Sa Akin” begs someone not to take away the person she loves. Angeline Quinto released the song in 2011 and it won the ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards.
4. “Di Lang Ikaw” by Juris
“Di Lang Ikaw” was used as the theme song of ABS-CBN’s television drama ‘Rubi’ that aired in 2010. It is one of the songs included in Juris’ ‘Now Playing’ album, which was the first album she launched upon leaving her band MYMP. The song speaks about how the mind tells something while the heart says another.
3. “Kung Ako Na Lang Sana” by Bituin Escalante
“Kung Ako Na Lang Sana” was originally interpreted by Bituin Escalante in 2002 and revived by Sarah Geronimo (2007), Ariel Rivera (2008), and Khalil Ramos (2016). The song speaks about what would have happened if the other person didn’t choose another to love.
2. “Bakit Pa Ba” by Jay R
“Bakit Pa Ba” is a song by RNB Prince Jay R. It is about asking forgiveness for hurting someone.
1. “Malaya” by Moira Dela Torre
“Malaya” is an emotional song by Moira Dela Torre about letting go. It was used as the official soundtrack of the movie “Camp Sawi.”
Ugh. So much feels. Do you need some tissue?
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