10 Songs That Make Men Cry: Tracks by R.E.M., Eric Clapton, Leonard Cohen, and More

"Everybody Hurts" by R.E.M., "Tears in Heaven" by Eric Clapton, and Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" are the songs most likely to make men cry, according to a new study. Here's the full list of tear-jerkers:

1/ R.E.M - Everybody Hurts
2/ Eric Clapton - Tears in Heaven
3/ Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah
4/ Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
5/ U2 - With or Without You
6/ The Verve - The Drugs Don't Work
7/ Elton John - Candle In The Wind
8/ Bruce Springsteen - Streets of Philadelphia
9/ Todd Duncan - Unchained Melody
10/ Robbie Williams - Angels

Will these songs really move grown men to weep? "Everybody Hurts" did for at least one (yes, fictional) male:



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