For many, the Christmas season is a joyous time to celebrate being with friends and family, but not all our favorite Christmas music reflects the ‘merriment’ of the season. Many holiday songs are filled with heart-ache and sadness that really puts a damper on the festive season, but at the same time remain some of the standard classics of Christmas. Here are the top ten best broken-hearted Christmas songs of the season.
“Blue Christmas” — [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Elvis Presley[/lastfm]
The King popularized this gloomy Christmas standard about unrequited love in 1957, and every year since, he’s made it a listening tradition by singing about a “blue, blue Christmas.”