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The Ataris

The Saddest Song (4:14)

"The Saddest Song" is a single by The Ataris from their fourth album, So Long, Astoria. It reached #27 on the US Modern Rock Tracks.

This song was written by singer Kris Roe about being away from his daughter, Starla. He also cites his own broken childhood.

The accompanying music video shows the band playing in an abandoned house with a little girl trying to find them.

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Only two more days until your birthday
Yesterday was mine
You'll be turning five, I know what it's like
Growing up without your father in your life

The Ataris - The Saddest Song Lyrics


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  • that's because you don't have kids
  • ?_?
  • Very nice song and I'm lovin that cello in it.
  • nice!!!!!
  • Sweet. It's the album version today. (I love the live version but it's a nice change.)
  • Love it<3
  • it brings back some memories =/
  • beautiful =]
  • luv it.
  • nice.

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