R.E.M. Tops Poll Of Songs That Make Men Cry
See which other tearjerkers made the top 10...
R.E.M. has topped a poll of songs that make men cry.
The 1993 classic was voted the biggest tearjerker in a survey of over 1,700 males conducted by PRS for Music, the organisation which manages royalty payments to songwriters and composers.
Second on the list was Eric Clapton'sLeonard Cohen’sElton Johnclassic was written as a tribute to U2 and Bruce Springsteenalso featured in the shortlist, with Robbie Williamsa somewhat surprising entry at number 10.
The Top 10 Songs That Make Men Cry
1. Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.
2. Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton
3. Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
4. Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor
5. With or Without You - U2
6. The Drugs Don't Work - The Verve
7. Candle In The Wind - Elton John
8. Streets of Philadelphia - Bruce Springsteen
9. Unchained Melody - Todd Duncan
10. Angels - Robbie Williams