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    I'm not sure if it's been said but Candle in the Wind its beautiful, I prefer the older version myself
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    I think it depends what kind of mood you're in. A song that you normally hate might have some significance at a certain point in your life. And vice versa. Sometimes I think 'this song is beautiful' and other times I just have to turn it off.
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    Miranda Sex Garden - A Fairytale About Slavery
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    Brand New - Boy Who Blocked His Own Shot
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    oh how could i forget... this has prob been done before..

    eric clapton - wonderful tonight
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    (Original post by CaraH)
    Led Zeppelin - stairway to heaven/ no quarter. Cant believe stairway to heaven hasnt been mentioned!
    :eek: and I can't believe I forgot it!
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    (Original post by ksb09)
    R.E.M - Nightswimming is up there too
    Nightswimming is an incredibly 'beautiful' song- good choice.
    Other 'beautiful' songs:

    Mr. Brightside by the Killers

    Last Goodbye by Jeff Buckley

    Hallelujah performed by Jeff Buckley (Written by Leonard Cohen)

    Are you in? by Incubus

    Half the World Away by Oasis

    All Apologies by Nirvana

    The Remote Part/ Scottish Fiction by Idlewild - This is an incredible song so if you haven't heard it before you must download it now and listen to it. Go!!!! Now!!!
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    Ones that come to mind now:
    Sigur Ros - Svefn-g-englar
    Radiohead - Exit Music For A Film
    Bjork - Joga
    Portishead - Glory Box
    My Bloody Valentine - Sometimes
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    Lacuna Coil - Falling. No contest.

    Runners Up:

    Nightwish - Ghost Love Score

    Iron Maiden - Journeyman

    Metallica - Nothing Else Matter
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    (Original post by Nisko)
    Lacuna Coil - Falling. No contest.

    Runners Up:

    Nightwish - Ghost Love Score

    Iron Maiden - Journeyman

    Metallica - Nothing Else Matter

    Are you p*ssed? Journeyman is one of the single worst songs ever written. Do you have any taste whatsoever?
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    Jeff Buckley - Lover you should've come over.
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    Modest Mouse - Gravity Rides Everything
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    Just thought of another one

    The Postal Service - Such Great Heights ... the lyrics are amazing
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    (Original post by EamonnHF)
    Are you p*ssed? Journeyman is one of the single worst songs ever written. Do you have any taste whatsoever?

    tru tru
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    Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood john legend ..originally nina simone

    home -kanye west

    Comin From Where I'm From -Anthony Hamilton


    I'm Still In Love With You- Al Green

    Half the World Away by Oasis


    ther loads more
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    Something Corporate - Konstantine
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    I like Candle in the Wind by Elton John. It's a peaceful-ish song.
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    Mr. Brightside is obviously awesome. GO KILLERS! But I don't consider it...beautiful. It probably could be if it didnt repeat the lyrics and had more to it...
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    Radiohead ~ No Surprises

    Good Charlotte ~ Hold On

    Massive Attack ~ Teardrop

    Green Day ~ Good Riddence (Time Of Your Life)

    Coldplay ~ Shiver

    Orbital ~ Halcyon & On & On

    Those are the ones that first come to mind
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    The Orbital song stands out there (I'm a bit of a fan of Orbital). I agree that that's a beautiful song. Have you ever seen the video that looks a bit like an american commercial from the 60s? Crazy stuff! :eek: Suddenly a baby appears in the sink.

    What exactly does "beautiful" though? Emotional? Melancholic? Cute? Romantic?


    What I consider truly beautiful is anything by Sigur Ros (good to see I'm not the first to suggest them) and the Album Leaf.
    Favourites would be:
    The 3rd track off Sigur Ros' EP Sigur 1/Sigur 9
    and Over The Pond by The Album Leaf. I just love the high-pitched squeeky singing


    If it's for beautiful, as in melancholic, music:
    Tom Waits - Waltzing Matilda
    Rufus Wainwright - Natasha
    Shelby Starner - You
    Three Colours Red - Beautiful Day
    Bic Runga - Sway
    Nick Drake - Northern Sky
    Loundon Wainwright III - Homeless
    Tom McRae - Draw Down The Stars
    Trespassers William - Vapour Trail (cover of Ride's original version)
    Stereophonics - Just Looking (I think it's great anyway)
    Fleetwood Mac - Landslide
    Eva Cassidy - Fields Of Gold
    Kathryn Williams - Jasmine Hoop
    Emiliana Torrini - Today Has Been Ok
    Jewel - Hands
    Lowgold - Mercury
    Nada Surf - Inside Of Love
    Iron & Wine - Jezebel
    Ed Harcourt - This One's For You
    Pedro The Lion - The Longer I Lay Here / Lullaby
    Art Of Fighting - Come Round & Show Me
    Joseph Arthur - In The Sun / Honey & The Moon
    Ben Folds Five - Evaporated
    Ben Harper - Another Lonely Day
    Counting Crows - Round Here / Anna Begins / Colorblind / Amy Hit The Atmosphere
    Elbow - Powder Blue
    Heather Nova - Paper Cup
    Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Somewhere Over The Rainbow (not intentionally melancholic but that's how I see it)
    Marc Cohn - Healing Hands (ER Soundtrack :rolleyes: )
    Mark Kozelek - Ruth Marie
    Pearl Jam - Off He Goes
    This Way - Crawl
    Sundays / Rolling Stones - Wild Horses

    Any of those songs can make a grown man cry.
 
 
 
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