“Sad Songs (Say So Much)” is the closing track on English musician Elton John’s 18th studio album Breaking Hearts, written by John and Bernie Taupin, released in May 1984 with “A Simple Man” on the B-side as the lead single of the album. It reached No. 4 in Australia and Canada, No. 7 on the UK chart and No. 5 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The single version of this song appeared on the 1990 box set To Be Continued… and various versions of the 2007 compilation Rocket Man: The Definitive Hits.