Saddest song

A couple of years ago, I suggested that Bob Dylan’s “Tomorrow is a Long Time” was the saddest song ever.  Today I think Sufjan Stevens’ “John Wayne Gacy Jr.”, a quiet, acoustic guitar song about the Chicago serial killer.  The lyrics are here–I don’t know why, but I don’t feel like posting them all here.  However, I’ll post the last stanza, which kind of ‘makes’ the song:

And in my best behavior
I am really just like him
Look beneath the floorboards
For the secrets I have hid

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