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Guess there are times when we all need to share a little pain
And ironing out the rough spots
Is the hardest part when memories remain
And it's times like these when we all need to hear the radio
`Cause from the lips of some old singer
We can share the troubles we already know

Turn them on, turn them on
Turn on those sad songs
When all hope is gone
Why don't you tune in and turn them on

They reach into your room
Just feel their gentle touch
When all hope is gone
Sad songs say so much

If someone else is suffering enough to write it down
When every single word makes sense
Then it's easier to have those songs around
The kick inside is in the line that finally gets to you
and it feels so good to hurt so bad
And suffer just enough to sing the blues

Sad songs, they say
Sad songs, they say
Sad songs, they say
Sad songs, they say so much



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    UnregisteredJun 9, 2012 at 5:16 am
    It sounds to me as if he is singing about being comforted by a "sad song" but at the exact same time feeling pain as well because the song is so sad. Thus he is saying he feels essentially good, " singing the blues. " it means he feels comoforted in the sadness of a song that put him in a position of pain... This appeals to him. This would most likely mean the singer chooses to dwell in his own misery.

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