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  • WillyWanka 10 Sep 2009 17:25:55 802 posts
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    Asleep - the Smiths

    or

    Eternal - Joy Division.

    I'm surprised no one else has mentioned a Morrissey or Ian Curtis song yet.
  • WillyWanka 10 Sep 2009 17:25:57 802 posts
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  • Ged42 10 Sep 2009 19:30:39 7,717 posts
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    Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles

    More Than a Feeling by Boston

    Another Man's Cause by The Levellers



    The Defcon music

    Most of the Silent Hill 2 soundtrack
  • caligari 10 Sep 2009 19:46:48 17,022 posts
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    WillyWanka wrote:

    Eternal - Joy Division.


    Winner.
  • RetardStrong 10 Sep 2009 20:22:59 3,229 posts
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    Ged42 wrote:
    Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles

    More Than a Feeling by Boston

    Another Man's Cause by The Levellers



    The Defcon music

    Most of the Silent Hill 2 soundtrack

    Indeed
  • Tonka 9 Jul 2013 12:29:36 20,219 posts
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    Oh Christ. I'm listening to Last night in Brixton by Groove Armada and it makes me want to be 23 again

    If you can read this you really need to fiddle with your forum settings.

  • LeoliansBro 9 Jul 2013 12:32:18 43,802 posts
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    Lua by Bright Eyes.

    There's a flask inside my pocket, we can share it on the train.
    And if you promise to stay conscious I will try and do the same.
    Well we might die from medication, but we sure killed all the pain.
    What was normal in the evening by the morning seems insane.

    Edited by LeoliansBro at 12:33:17 09-07-2013

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • quadfather 9 Jul 2013 12:33:18 11,978 posts
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    spudsbuckley wrote:
    The Johnny Cash version of 'Hurt'.
    Definitely this.

    Also, On a slow fuse, by Furniture

    psn quaddy456, Dark Souls tips

  • GuiltySpark 9 Jul 2013 12:42:18 6,357 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    Roads - Portishead.

    It's suicide inducing.
    Got to agree here. Excellent song too.

    Porcupine Tree - Heartattack in a Layby also. Listening to the end of that song through surround sound is amazing.

    Get bent.

  • kalel 9 Jul 2013 12:59:59 86,955 posts
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    Opened thread to post "Roads"...
  • Deckard1 9 Jul 2013 13:04:44 27,695 posts
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    Coldplays first album had some seriously melancholy songs on it.

    Hush you ponce

  • kalel 9 Jul 2013 13:12:53 86,955 posts
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    Ged42 wrote:
    Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles

    More Than a Feeling by Boston

    Another Man's Cause by The Levellers

    Second one, just no.

    The other two, maybe, but not really. They're sad, but I wouldn't say they're really gloomy. They're both quite rousing and anthemic to be honest.
  • kalel 9 Jul 2013 13:13:23 86,955 posts
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    But then you did say that years ago so I'm not really expecting a response.
  • Khanivor 9 Jul 2013 13:15:45 40,533 posts
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    REM - Evetybody Hurts. Although 'end of the world' is in a similar vein to 1979.

    Nick Cave - Wild Rose, (to make a sexy choice)

    Lamb - Gabriel
  • Ka-blamo 9 Jul 2013 13:19:47 7,314 posts
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    Hope there's someone - Antony and the johnsons.

    It's a wonderful life - Sparklehorse.

    Everybody hurts - REM

    Pyramid song - Radiohead.
  • Trafford 9 Jul 2013 14:03:39 5,734 posts
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    Man of the World-Fleetwood Mac.
    Gorgeous guitar solo as well.
  • Danbojones 9 Jul 2013 14:29:42 419 posts
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    Soul by Songs: Ohia http://youtu.be/w_RwT-uIOZE

    Edited by Danbojones at 14:29:59 09-07-2013
  • TheBlackDog 9 Jul 2013 14:33:45 384 posts
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    Half the stuff off Beth Gibbons solo albbum 'Out of Season' is very melancholic - cracking album too.

    Half the stuff being mentioned is hardly melancholic - whats with "Wild is the Wind" (excellent track by the way) ? Would strongly agree with the Sparklehorse mention though.

    Maybe I'm splitting hairs but a lot of the stuff that people are calling melancholic is in fact just plain dark or depressing. Isn't there a difference ?
  • nickthegun 9 Jul 2013 14:36:57 59,433 posts
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    Medication By Spiritualized - a song about sitting around and doing nothing but heroin and realising you are wasting your life.

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    He totally called it

  • nickthegun 9 Jul 2013 14:39:20 59,433 posts
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    Or indeed anything off that album as all of the songs are about being a smackhead at his lowest ebb.

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    He totally called it

  • Load_2.0 9 Jul 2013 14:40:57 19,141 posts
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    I am more of a Tom Petty man.
  • Murbal 9 Jul 2013 14:41:47 22,080 posts
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  • Trafford 9 Jul 2013 15:10:49 5,734 posts
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    You can't beat Erik Satie.
    Best listened to whilst look at images of World War 1.
  • UncleLou Moderator 9 Jul 2013 15:49:26 35,506 posts
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    Danbojones wrote:
    Soul by Songs: Ohia http://youtu.be/w_RwT-uIOZE
    Molina. :'-(
  • boo 9 Jul 2013 16:11:08 11,749 posts
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    Mining For Gold - Cowboy Junkies
    Weightless Again - The Handsome Family
    Everybody Knows - Leonard Cohen (and many others)
    Sacrifice, from the final episode of Buffy, Season 5. Gets me every time.

    Edited by boo at 16:11:56 09-07-2013

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