Editors' Notes Good soul music is about resilience, but also about vulnerability and making room for feelings that aren’t always easy. Focusing on classics and throwbacks, here’s a set of soul ballads that reflect sadness in all its forms, from heartbreak to grief to passing spells of everyday blues. All hearts get bruised, but that doesn’t mean they stop beating. We regularly update this playlist with new music. If you hear something you like, add it to your library.

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