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songs that give you chills

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by thekunk07, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. Biscotti

    Biscotti Senior member

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    The Cure - Siamese Twins
    The Smiths - Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
     
  2. Biscotti

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    also,

    The Cure - Charlotte Sometimes
    New Order - Regret
    Depeche Mode - I Want You Now
    Depeche Mode - But Not Tonight
    Pixies - Wave of Mutilation
     
  3. thekunk07

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    depeche mode-one caress, in your room
     
  4. Piobaire

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    The End -- The Doors
    Jeremy -- PJ
    A few Boards of C songs
    Angel -- Massive Attack
    Glory Box -- Portis Head
    Wondering Outloud -- Jethro Tull
    Mercy Street -- Peter Gabriel
    Man in the Box -- AIC (such a dark sound)
    When Dolphins Cry -- Live

    The most heart wrenching of all songs I have ever heard:

    Lament for the Death King George V

    I am not kidding. It is on iTunes, search John Turner artist, Wanderer's Lament album. At least listen to the preview. If that doesn't give you a chill, you're not human.
     
  5. MetroStyles

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    The End -- The Doors
    Jeremy -- PJ
    A few Boards of C songs
    Angel -- Massive Attack
    Glory Box -- Portis Head
    Wondering Outloud -- Jethro Tull
    Mercy Street -- Peter Gabriel
    Man in the Box -- AIC (such a dark sound)
    When Dolphins Cry -- Live

    The most heart wrenching of all songs I have ever heard:

    Lament for the Death King George V

    I am not kidding. It is on iTunes, search John Turner artist, Wanderer's Lament album. At least listen to the preview. If that doesn't give you a chill, you're not human.


    Some good calls in there. Olson by Boards of Canada gets me.
     
  6. Alter

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    I keed, I keed... Although the drop does not look too far off.. Thought of a few others, Waterboys, A Pagan Place Waterboys, Fishermen's Blues Echo and the Bunnymen, The Cutter Dream Academy, Life in a Northern Town
    Nice list! Also, All the Things She Gave Me by Waterboys. Hey by the Pixies....the line "This is the sound the mother makes when the baby breaks" always gets me. Most of the songs on Murder Ballads by Nick Cave.
     
  7. MetroStyles

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    Nice!
    All the Things She Gave Me by Waterboys.
    Hey by the Pixies....the line "This is the sound the mother makes when the baby breaks" always gets
    me.
    Most of the songs on Murder Ballads by Nick Cave.


    We used to play that song live.
     
  8. r...

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    Sober -Tool
    High Life - Counting Crows
    Whish You Were Here - Pink Floyed
    Galaxy - Blind Melon
    Its Not up to You - Bjork
    Behold the Nightmare - Smashing Pumpkins
    Something to Talk About - Badly Drawn Boy
     
  9. Piobaire

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    Some good calls in there. Olson by Boards of Canada gets me.

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    You really need to go preview that lament. I'm not kidding about it being heart rending. Donald Riddell was a very famous fiddler and was the King's Piper. He wrote this for the funeral and he never wrote another song after this.
     
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    We used to play that song live.

    Did you give people chills?

    Another one: Some Mother's Son by the Kinks.
     
  12. MetroStyles

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    Did you give people chills?

    Maybe but that was probably from the E.
     
  13. imightbechad

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    John Prine - Sam Stone "There's a hole in daddy's arm where all the money goes..."
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  14. Virginia Dandy

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    here's where the story ends-the sundays

    +1 Harriet makes me ache.

    The Clash, "Sean Flynn"
     
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    Geez, I guess there's more..

    Pogues, Pair of Brown Eyes
    Peter Gabriel, Solsbury Hill
    Pogues, Thousands are Sailing
    Luckenbach Texas, Waylon Jennings
     
  16. MetroStyles

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    Motherlover. No joke.
     
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    Cowboy Junkies:

    Sweet Jane
    This Street, That Man, This Life
     
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    John Prine - Sam Stone

    "There's a hole in daddy's arm where all the money goes..."

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    Good call, fantastic song..
     
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    i heard it last year on mad men, but 'cup of sorrow' by george jones.

    'scotland the brave', as was mentioned bagpipes have quite the captivating quality to them.

    'lord lovats lament'-- i remember hearing it for the first time when i was 6 played by a piper at a family reunion, its the one and only time i've seen my grandfather anywhere near tears aside from my grandmothers funeral.
     

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