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blueshift
2010-Dec-09, 12:50 AM
This was made shortly after my wife and I divorced. I never remarried again. She did twice more. Yet, we are best of friends. More than the lyrics it is the melody and the beautiful singing for a time long gone.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGMHSbcd_qI

One of the comments left there symbolizes how many felt listening to such a voice.

Which song haunts you and brings back lost feelings?

closetgeek
2010-Dec-09, 03:39 PM
There is this song from M83 called Farewell/Goodbye (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIQ3ibt7Wvs) that I find haunting. It is absolutely cheesy but everytime I listen to it, I get a lump in my throat. It makes me feel the pain of having someone die in my arms, without ever having experienced it. I can't explain it but I had to put that CD away, for a while, because it was actually depressing me.

blueshift
2010-Dec-10, 01:00 AM
There is this song from M83 called Farewell/Goodbye (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIQ3ibt7Wvs) that I find haunting. It is absolutely cheesy but everytime I listen to it, I get a lump in my throat. It makes me feel the pain of having someone die in my arms, without ever having experienced it. I can't explain it but I had to put that CD away, for a while, because it was actually depressing me.From what was posted there it looks as if the song hit a few other people the same way. Some movies are difficult to watch. My parents couldn't watch "Golden Pond" because it hit too close to home. For me the film "Paths of Glory" was quite depressing.

closetgeek
2010-Dec-10, 02:40 PM
From what was posted there it looks as if the song hit a few other people the same way. Some movies are difficult to watch. My parents couldn't watch "Golden Pond" because it hit too close to home. For me the film "Paths of Glory" was quite depressing.

After I was hit by a car in front of her, my sister couldn't listen to Wreck On The Highway by Bruce Springsteen for years.

I know Joan Baez' voice, it's so familiar, the name as well. I just can't think of anything that I know from her. What a voice, though.

cosmocrazy
2010-Dec-10, 04:10 PM
This one gives me the goose bumps, when my relationship ended with the love of my life - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMznNlfLXP4

This one just haunts - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTyy06SmSYg

And this one is just a classic love song - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfIDo6Bnjz4

mike alexander
2010-Dec-10, 04:55 PM
Joan Baez singing "Rejoice in the Sun" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkF05D-NJMU&feature=related) from the film Silent Running.

Buttercup
2010-Dec-10, 05:19 PM
Most of the soundtrack to Blade Runner, particularly "Memories of Green."

Torsten
2010-Dec-10, 05:27 PM
This was made shortly after my wife and I divorced. I never remarried again. She did twice more. Yet, we are best of friends. More than the lyrics it is the melody and the beautiful singing for a time long gone.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGMHSbcd_qI

One of the comments left there symbolizes how many felt listening to such a voice.

Which song haunts you and brings back lost feelings?

That is the very song that I thought of when I read your post. Amazing.
(ETA: I once used a line from it (http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php/78514-Lyrics-by...?p=1453574#post1453574) in the "Lyrics by..." thread.)

However, I also think of Cake's Friend is a Four Letter Word (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdCIwbUZC0w&feature=fvst)

Torsten
2010-Dec-10, 05:59 PM
This one gives me the goose bumps, when my relationship ended with the love of my life - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMznNlfLXP4

I also really liked her version of "Somewhere over the rainbow". There's a link to it on the same page.

blueshift
2010-Dec-10, 08:01 PM
This one gives me the goose bumps, when my relationship ended with the love of my life - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMznNlfLXP4

That is the first time I have heard her and she makes me think of those singers who aren't as dependent upon the acoustics of the place she is in when she sings. It seems she can sing anywhere. Some singers are like that. Others aren't.

blueshift
2010-Dec-10, 08:06 PM
However, I also think of Cake's Friend is a Four Letter Word (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdCIwbUZC0w&feature=fvst)Now that one is pretty well done and I am impressed. I don't listen to the radio too much since my generation hogged up a lot of the airwaves. Too many songs played over and over and over drove me to just shut it off and buy some foreign music.

Nick Theodorakis
2010-Dec-11, 12:24 AM
I'm going through a divorce now, and Jackson Browne's Late for the Sky is speaking to me:

Live (1975): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhUH_XrFseg
Studio: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yFH7oCxsOI

Also his Fountain of Sorrow:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FI23qf-xWg

Nick

Romanus
2010-Dec-11, 12:30 AM
U2's "Beautiful Day" reminds me of my first girlfriend. Although "objectively" I consider it a great song, I've never been able to listen to it all the way through since; it is literally painful. Strange, considering how short and shallow our relationship was, but there it is.

cosmocrazy
2010-Dec-11, 12:53 PM
That is the first time I have heard her and she makes me think of those singers who aren't as dependent upon the acoustics of the place she is in when she sings. It seems she can sing anywhere. Some singers are like that. Others aren't.

A very talented lady with a beautiful voice and its a shame that she became more known after she had died. She sings from her heart and adds a personal touch that just seems to haunt. Not to mention how she brings that feel into the way she strums the guitar.

cosmocrazy
2010-Dec-11, 12:54 PM
I also really liked her version of "Somewhere over the rainbow". There's a link to it on the same page.

Yes! and this song was my sons birth song!

closetgeek
2010-Dec-11, 02:59 PM
The hospital release my daughter and I, the day after I gave birth to her. There I was, just 18hrs into being a new mommy with my sister channel surfing in the livingroom. She stopped on CMT just in time to play Baby Mine (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzoZnivlLhw) by Allison Krauss. To this day, I can't hear that song without getting a lump in my throat. She was so tiny and precious and even though she's about to turn 14 it seems that her face hasn't changed one bit.

LaurelHS
2010-Dec-11, 03:28 PM
The Israel Kamakawiwo'ole version of Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World was playing the first time my former boyfriend kissed me. It's a bittersweet feeling to hear that song and it puts me right back in the moment.

blueshift
2010-Dec-11, 11:49 PM
I'm going through a divorce now, and Jackson Browne's Late for the Sky is speaking to me:

Live (1975): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhUH_XrFseg
Studio: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yFH7oCxsOI

Also his Fountain of Sorrow:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FI23qf-xWg

Nick

A lot of people have put up some touching moments in their past in this thread but right now Nick is facing right up to it. Hang in there Nick! You and your ex will make it through this!