"Sad Songs (Say So Much)
" is a song by Elton John
from the 1984 album Breaking Hearts
. It reached the number 5 position on the U.S. Charts. The lyrics describe how you sometimes need to listen to old radio blues classics when you're feeling down, or when someone beloved has left you.
It was later used in a Sasson jeans commercial with the altered lyric "Sasson says so much!"
Elton John: Keyboards, Lead Vocals
Davey Jonstone: Guitar, Vocals
Dee Murray: Bass, Vocals
Nigel Olsson: Drums, Vocals