Humboldt Strong: 15 Songs For Mourning
Canadians continue to grieve and try to come to terms with the death of 15 people – mostly young men – in a horrific crash on a Saskatchewan highway.
On Friday, a bus carrying players from the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team was hit by a tractor-trailer.
For many, the mourning process includes music, which can have the power to heal or support.
“Shiny and sparkly and splendidly bright / Here one day, gone one night,” Michael Jackson sings in “Gone Too Soon.”
In the wake of the unimaginable tragedy in Saskatchewan, we offer 15 songs that may resonate at this heartbreaking time.
In the words of Queen, “only the good die young” and, “we’ll remember forever.”
“Gone Away” - The Offspring
“Wave Goodbye” - Chris Cornell
“See You Again” - Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth
“Gone Too Soon” - Michael Jackson
“No One But You” - Queen
“Tears In Heaven” - Eric Clapton
“Keep Me In Your Heart” - Warren Zevon
“Angel” - Sarah McLachlan
“I’ll Be Missing You” - Puff Daddy ft. Faith Evans
“Together Again” - Janet Jackson
“Dancing in the Sky” - Dani and Lizzy
“One More Day” - Diamond Rio
“I’ll See You Again” - Westlife
“One Sweet Day” - Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
“Hallelujah” - Jeff Buckley