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To be sad is an emotion contrary to joy and happiness. It can be experienced under normal conditions, during everyday life, or because of a particularly dramatic event, such as a loss, bereavement or disappearance.

It is one of the "six fundamental emotions" described by P. Ekman, along with happiness, anger, surprise, fear and disgust.

The moment of sadness represents the encounter between desire and its own limits. It is not the outside that somehow delimits desire, but these limits are constitutive of desire itself. Accepting one's own limitation helps in some way to overcome sadness.

This feeling is especially felt by artists, who continually try to overcome themselves. Many painters, poets, musicians have produced their best works in moments of great sadness and melancholy.

Sadness is a physiological feeling if it is limited to limited occasions. If this situation persists for long periods of time, we speak of depression.

Sadness is not directly related to depression, it can be understood as the beginning of a physical and mental evil such as depression, so it should not be underestimated. Sadness can also be brought about by dissatisfaction or by not having made or carried out significant choices and decisions in one's life.

In the playlist below you will find music tracks from our music catalogue for royalty-free Production Music or Stock Music with the keyword "sad", which can be licensed directly online via the Proud Music Library as background music for commercials, ads on TV, In-Stream-ads or movie and radio spots. It is also possible to download mp3 files in reduced quality for free to present them internally. Use is only permitted after the purchase of a license. If you have any questions regarding licensing, please contact us by phone at ++49 (0)6132 43 088 30 or by email at [email protected].

The songs on this page may NOT be used without a license. Please purchase a license according to the intended use!


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47 tracks, not registered with a PRO
260 tracks, registered with a PRO

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A light acoustic guitar track, romantic and sweet. Perhaps slightly nostalgic or wistful. A mellotron string section enters and later also a bell melody. An underscore version is also available without the bell melody. This is a gentle and easy flowing instrumental track, hopeful, tender and romantic like never ending love.

Two Lovers (Underscore version)

A tender and emotional, warm and wistful piano on a bed of very subtle strings. Romantic, nostalgic, longing, true. Eternal love. Priceless moments, dearly held memories. An alternative version with only the piano itself (no strings) is also available.

Aisle (Piano Only version)

A beautiful and melancholic ambient piano track. A simple, nostalgic piano melody played with grace, finely balanced on top of a strange ambient background texture. Excellent for drama, film soundtrack work, or any sincere, thought provoking web site or film footage.

Hard To Say Goodbye
47 tracks, not registered with a PRO
260 tracks, registered with a PRO
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