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The early aughts had a ton of weep-worthy tunes.

U Got It Bad” — Usher

"U Got It Bad" — Usher

Most somber lyric: “If you miss a day without your friend / Your whole life’s off track / You know you got it bad when you’re stuck in the house / You don’t wanna have fun / It’s all you think about.”

Arista / Via youtube.com

Fallin’” — Alicia Keys

"Fallin'" — Alicia Keys

Most somber lyric: “Just when I think I’ve taken more than would a fool / I start fallin’ back in love with you.”

J / Via youtube.com

This I Promise You” — NSYNC

"This I Promise You" — NSYNC

Most somber lyric: “I’ve loved you forever / In lifetimes before / And I promise you never / Will you hurt anymore.”

Jive / Via youtube.com

Breathe (2AM)” — Anna Nalick

"Breathe (2AM)" — Anna Nalick

Most somber lyric: “And I feel like I’m naked in front of the crowd / ‘Cause these words are my diary, screaming out loud / And I know that you’ll use them however you want to.”

YouTube / Via youtube.com

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