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Re: Music: For You, Babe
« Reply #990 on: March 23, 2009, 01:45:58 PM »
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My hubby is in a power pop band called Shake Some Action! and even though we live 3,000 miles away from the main guy, they've been doing the "Postal Service" thing and writing songs together via the internet. They've released their first song for their 3rd album, and it's available for free download (limited time) on their blog.  http://www.shakesomeaction.net/blog

I know I'm biased, but if you like power pop music, you may really like SSA!

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Re: Music: For You, Babe
« Reply #991 on: March 27, 2009, 01:56:30 PM »
Because I am bored at work --

Entertainment Weekly is having a discussion about the saddest songs: What's the most heartbreaking song of all time?

My top three

Bonnie Rait -- "I Canít Make You Love Me"
I'll close my eyes, then I wont see
The love you dont feel when youre holding me


U2 -- "With or Without You"
My hands are tied
My body bruised, shes got me with
Nothing to win and
Nothing left to lose


Pearl Jam -- "Black"
I know someday you'll have a beautiful life,
I know you'll be a sun in somebody else's sky, but why
Why, why can't it be, can't it be mine
« Last Edit: March 27, 2009, 02:03:19 PM by Alamos »
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Re: Music: For You, Babe
« Reply #992 on: March 27, 2009, 02:03:21 PM »
I will be totally alone in this opinion because it's kind of random and odd, but, for me, it's When I Look to the Sky by Train.  That song hits me right in the grief bone.  I cry more often than not whenever I hear it.  I often have to turn it off.  It dredges up a lot of stuff  :'(

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Re: Music: For You, Babe
« Reply #993 on: March 27, 2009, 02:24:20 PM »
Saddest song of all time:  (it was listed by somebody at that site as well)

Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings

I can't listen to it without bawling.
Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune--without the words,
And never stops at all
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Re: Music: For You, Babe
« Reply #994 on: March 27, 2009, 02:26:28 PM »
Saddest song of all time:  (it was listed by somebody at that site as well)

Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings

I can't listen to it without bawling.

It's what made Platoon, even moreso than Tom Berenger's iconic performance.


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Re: Music: For You, Babe
« Reply #995 on: March 27, 2009, 02:47:44 PM »
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even moreso than Tom Berenger's iconic performance.


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Re: Music: For You, Babe
« Reply #996 on: March 28, 2009, 03:43:44 AM »
Of course "saddest song" is a really personal thing, and that's very much the case in my... erm, case... but here are the two songs that always make me almost-cry (I hate crying):

"Empty Garden" by Elton John -- a tribute to John Lennon. Putting the lyrics down wouldn't do it justice, because the music's a big part of what makes it so sad. For me, anyway.

"Simon" by Lifehouse. Lifehouse is my 'emo' music for when I'm feeling sad. And this song basically takes my childhood bully problems and regurgitates them back to me in song form.
You don't know why they had to go this far
Traded your worth for these scars
For your only company
Don't believe the lies that they have told to you
Yeah, not one word was true
You're alright, you're alright, you're alright

...aaaaaand cue tears.
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Re: Music: For You, Babe
« Reply #997 on: March 28, 2009, 12:42:03 PM »
I'll agree with Mose about "Adagio for Strings" and Platoon.  I love that movie, but it's extremely difficult to watch, especially with the music. 

I made a playlist of 16 sad songs that I love.  I was actually surprised as I picked these songs by just how many very sad songs I happen to love. 

Playlist
1. "These Days" by Nico (written by Jackson Browne but the Nico version is the one that gets me)
2. "The Needle and the Damage Done" by Neil Young
3. "Doll Parts" by Hole
4. "Sometimes" by My Bloody Valentine
5. "White Chalk" by PJ Harvey
6. "Hurt" by Nine Inch Nails
7. "How to Disappear Completely" by Radiohead
8. "No Expectations" by the Rolling Stones
9. "Stumbleine" by the Smashing Pumpkins
10. "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" by the Smiths
11. "I Wanna Be Adored" by the Stone Roses
12. "This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)" by Talking Heads
13. "1000 Oceans" by Tori Amos
14. "Straight to Hell" by the Clash
15. "Songbird" by Fleetwood Mac
16. "Time Stops" by Explosions in the Sky
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Re: Music: For You, Babe
« Reply #998 on: March 28, 2009, 01:11:15 PM »
Of course "saddest song" is a really personal thing, and that's very much the case in my... erm, case... but here are the two songs that always make me almost-cry (I hate crying):

Absolutely, norsk -- well-said.  My "saddest songs" may not register with anyone else but, for whatever reason, they strike an emotional chord with me.

My two, ATM:

"Everyone Else is Evolving" by Chappaquiddick Skyline and "Limousine" by Brand New.  Though the former is based solely on my own personal circumstance/experiences, the latter is heartbreaking when you take into account the [true] story upon which it was based*.

*That video is fairly disturbing, so I would caution anyone [especially parents] from watching...
"Oh, this is gonna be good.  You have that 'I'd rather be making out with a broken bottle' look; which, if history serves, means you're about to say something awkward."

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Re: Music: For You, Babe
« Reply #999 on: March 28, 2009, 03:23:44 PM »
I have only burst into tears twice whilst listening to a song for the first time. The first was when "Someday You Will Be Loved" by DCFC popped up on my iPod the morning after my (ex) boyfriend and I had our first horrific breakup. It was not pleasant, but I do love the song.
The second time was for a song called "Murder in the City" by the Avett Brothers, as a love letter to their family if anything were to happen to them, and I lost it at the lyrics:
Make sure my sister knows I love her,
Make sure my mother knows the same.
Always remember there is nothing worth sharing
Like the love that lets us share our name


I can listen to both now without crying, which is very good.
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Re: Music: For You, Babe
« Reply #1000 on: March 28, 2009, 10:30:15 PM »
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