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I Love Acoustic Versions Of Songs

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    Drive

    Drive is practically an acoustic song anyway, but this is a nice version. Its a shame these guys didn't get more attention.....
    beachreader121 beachreader121 46-50, F May 24, 2011

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    Not A Lot...

    But I do love having an acoustic version of songs. Slide - Goo Goo Dolls Stumbling Through The Dark - The Jayhawks Change Your Mind - The Killers Round Here - Counting Crows Hope For Every Fallen Man - Relient K My Immortal - Evanescence Under The Bridge - Red Hot...
    HangingTree HangingTree 18-21, M Apr 28, 2010

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    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2012

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    The Stone

      Dave Matthews
    KlaraVoyet KlaraVoyet 36-40, F Aug 25, 2013

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    Modest Mouse Acoustic Cover

    band called `sun kil moon' adds so much depth and soul to the original. i LOVE it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLvbb8RYRds
    voodooguru voodooguru 36-40, M Oct 31, 2010

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    Mtv Unplugged!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I used to love wacthing the groups on that show..mostly Pearl Jam, alice in Chains, and Stone Temple Pilots! Nirvana and Live were also good.
    coldasice209 coldasice209 31-35, M Mar 14, 2011

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    Chet Atkins

    Must be heard acoustically to be fully appreciated.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 15, 2012

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    Love Acoustic Songs

    I really enjoy acoustic versions of songs done in different genres. Some of my favorites are Kathryn Williams' spooky version of "All Apologises", Josh Rouse's take on The Clash's "Straight To Hell" and Mike Doughty's acoustic version of Mary J Blidge's "Real Love". All are...
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2011

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    Acoustic Is The Best

    Acoustic just gives you that vibe. Like an orgasmic sensation without it being all sexual if you get what I'm saying. It can make you cry. It can make you fall in love. I make acoustic versions of everything. I've made acoustic versions of 'pressure' 'fixed at zero' and many more...
    kaykay1221 kaykay1221 18-21, F Jan 30, 2012

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    Sounds So Good

    This group name truly sums it up. I love acoustic versions. I mean Breaking Benjamin, Taking Back Sunday, Boyce Avenue. The list can go on and on. Love it
    Michael20219 Michael20219 22-25, M Dec 12, 2012

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    If I Had To Choose One Artist In This Category It Would Be Ritchie Havens

    I love this type of music & there are lots of great people making it but if I have to choose one it would be Ritchie Havens His classic Mixed Bag album was 1st released in 1967 & is freely available & still selling. In 1969 he opened the famous Woodstock Festival. ..because of...
    pyramus pyramus 56-60, M 4 Responses Nov 13, 2010

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    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F Nov 24, 2012

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    Not Always

    There are only certain times and certain moods i have to be in to really enjoy acoustic versions of some songs. Others, like Staind or Nirvana i can listen to any time.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 10, 2010

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    Leo Kottke? Amazing!

    Somewhere around 1990 I was listening to a smooth jazz station, for lack of anything else to do. (Smooth jazz doesn't go over big in my city, and said station wasn't exactly a popular one. It's since disappeared, many years ago.) The DJ announced a free pair of tickets to see...
    xquseme xquseme 51-55, M Nov 30, 2012

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    My Beauty

    When I first got a guitar i was ten, and i wanted an electric so i could play like kirk hammett. I tried for a month, got discouraged, and put the guitar away to pick it up months later, and put it down again, this went on for two years. Finally my father decided to get me...
    kasper12785 kasper12785 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 26, 2010

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    Here Are Just A Few

    1. Everlong - Foo Fighters 2. Crazy for You - Adele 3. Change (House of Flies) - Deftones 4. I'll be Here Awhile - 311 5. NARC (Paul Banks Remix) - Interpol 6. Put Your Records On - Corrine Baliey Rae 7. Melt My Heart to Stone- Adele 8. Fully Alive - Flyleaf 9...
    ArabellaBlythe ArabellaBlythe 18-21, F Apr 28, 2010

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    The Sound Of Silence

    I love this song that was brought  fame to Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel to fame. The Crystal clear sounds backed by the classic duet. Hello darkness, my old friend, I've come with talk with you again Because a vision softly creeping, left its seeds while I was sleeping And the...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    Aaron Lewis

    I love the acoustical versions of Aaron Lewis .. Here is Tangled Up in You..One of my favorites. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8Q_8aqcC2Q&feature=related
    seastorm seastorm 51-55, F Dec 4, 2012

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    Gone

    From what is loosely called the Avocado Album 2006. I love this acoustic version.
    beachreader121 beachreader121 46-50, F May 15, 2011

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    They Never Get Old

    I have a newly found appreciation for acoustic music. When I have the chance, I've been listening to the Alice in Chains unplugged disk. It's one of those rare disks I can listen to from beginning to end and never get tired of. In particular, I'm loving "Nutshell," "Down in a...
    shylamarais shylamarais 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 8, 2013

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    Some acoustic covers are better

    than the original song 🎵
    lostCake lostCake 22-25, F Feb 16

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    Alanis Morissette - Perfect

    This has been in my head for a couple days.
    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F Nov 6, 2013

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    Have You Heard?

    Have you heard: "i wonder what this would sound like without all the bells and whistles. TA-DA! Hello acoustic version. how to tell if a musician has true talent or if it is all a sham. The difference between raw talent and technological assistance and trickery.
    DieKatzeSchreibt DieKatzeSchreibt 41-45 Jul 17, 2011

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    To Dolittle

    I cracked... I am in pieces and wish I was able to fix myself... Never was beautiful, I'm ugly for many reasons... Dont want to hurt anybody but myself. I'm not worth it.. A smile in any direction could make all this suffering come to an end.. but what for? I am a fish trying...
    ThreeMarys ThreeMarys 26-30, F Aug 30, 2011

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    Just The Sound...

    No matter the song, I LOVE to hear it ******** to its roots...all music, no crap.   Awesome.
    Whym Whym 36-40, F 9 Responses May 12, 2010

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    Regularguy414 Regularguy414 46-50, M Jan 4

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    When Doves Cry

     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQdo_9uQmIo Bare Naked Ladies did a live acoustic version of Prince's: When Doves Cry. It's a bit faster than the original but it stands on its own.  
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 1, 2013

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    ...

    I love acoustic version of songs,it's a powerful and so free form of expression the pure foundations of  music itself..It exposes the wild and natural universe of sound.Acoustic music gives a complete freedom of creation.
    natdj88 natdj88 22-25, F Oct 6, 2010

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    Acoustic Versions

    Acoustic versions of songs just have a touch of sentiment the normal song usually lacks of.
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2010

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    There's Just Something About It...

    I cant really explain it.....I just adore listening to a man play guitar and sing....it's almost sensual.... It makes me feel like I'm the only woman in the world.... one of my favourite songs lately is You and I.... Lady Gaga....I would love to hear an acoustic version of that...
    Babydoll42 Babydoll42 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2012

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    3 New Favorites For some reason,

    I have been listening to a lot more acoustic versions of songs lately. All 3 of these songs I've always loved anyway…but something about the 'acoustic' versions of them seem to make the emotion in them deeper and haunting. At least that's what I think lol Demons - Imagine...
    amodelcitizen amodelcitizen 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    Spice Girls -- Viva Forever (Also The Original Too!)

    The music video to the original brought tears to my eyes, the acoustic is just as great as the original but slightly better.... and the Spice Girls are an amazing group :) Here's the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wkuqRFXNvI
    don29002 don29002 16-17, M Feb 15, 2013

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    Play For Me...

    I love acoustic versions of songs especially if it's someone I admire and they are playing just for me!
    silentwellofsorrow silentwellofsorrow 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2010

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    Atlas Genius - If So

    Everybody’s taking what they can, but they can’t decideAnd they do what they want to ‘cause any kind of feeling is alrightAnd don’t be talking maybe, your mama’s flying high as a kiteYou’re just like the next one ‘cause we’ll be walking lonely tonightLonely...
    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F Aug 24, 2013

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    Some Of The Best Music Doesn't Have Anything But An Acoustic Version

    Caroline Spine-Sullivan is touching to the point of almost more than a guy can handle in front of other guys.
    letmeusethisname letmeusethisname 41-45, M Oct 6, 2010

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    Creep

    Cuz I'm a creep. I'm a weirdo. What da hell am i doing here? I don't belong here. whoa oh oh I feel like the sole playing of those guitar strings add so much emotion, it's incredible.
    DekuBoy DekuBoy 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2011

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    I Have To Love Them

    That's ME singing, and I don't know how to play guitar!
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Dec 14, 2011

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    "Lift my spirit when you call me

    and I'm under a heal. This is the feeling I get when your near, I'd give in gravity to feel. " ~Lights suspension http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=va3fq2IeDGM
    kwarner kwarner 31-35, M Mar 11

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    Under The Milky Way

    (The Church)Hope someone appreciates this besides me.
    KlaraVoyet KlaraVoyet 36-40, F Dec 5, 2012

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    Pink- I Dont Believe You

     I just love acoustic versions of songs i feel like it adds a deeper meaning and feel to music. Its no secret that Pink is one of my favorite artists, i find her stunningly beautiful and her voice is so amazing.... if the video wont work her ill list the link just in case...
    MiracleWhipTrickster MiracleWhipTrickster 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F Oct 14, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I believe that the opening of an anime is the reason we hooked on the show. It's the song relate to what's going on in the show. It's the animations that gives a little spoilers...
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Again, I'm not an ending person, but finding my favorite Naruto Shippuden ending of all time just made want to post it. Here's the link: http://youtu.be/EyCnpuJK68M The name of...
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M Apr 11

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    His music is only good for chilling
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 16-17, M Mar 25

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    I'm not one to talk about the endings of certain anime shows, but seeing how great Naruto Shippuden have been with their endings, I would like to post one. This is the newest one...
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M Apr 10

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    Rock of Ages by Def Leppard :)
    nerdybabe nerdybabe 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I just love her voice, songs, singing style and acting.
    Skpan80 Skpan80 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Music is my therapy. It makes everything seem better. I love listening to songs from the 90s,80s,70s,60s,50s. 💗
    lexik123 lexik123 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I love reading what songs are stuck in your heads. Keep it up!!!
    skinsfan69 skinsfan69 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I love Repunzal! The songs, the little romance, the frying pan, the ruffians! Omg it has turned my world upside down! Best movie I've seen so far but I still need to watch frozen...
    TrichWarrior TrichWarrior 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Oh my goodness! I love this group! :D There are plenty of Disney songs I love. I even created a group about Radio Disney here. I love Disney soundtracks. I love performances on...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 4 days ago

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      I do, but I just wanted to share this. It's my brother, and I'm incredibly proud of his singing abilities and honestly prefer how he sang it to the original. It's Breaking...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    These top world genre favorite songs are not in order on the love chart of where my love is for them. 1. El Viernes Te Olvido Yo by Allison Iraheta [Friday I'll Be Over You by...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I've finally commited myself to acoustic guitar. I've had electric guitars, basses, and an acoustic-electric, but they just can't compare to the purity and clarity of an acoustic...
    MysticalSkeptical MysticalSkeptical 41-45 Apr 2

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    "Don't Do Me Like That" ... Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Spring 1980 ... The first baseball game of the season is finally here ... after four weeks of a lot of running, the...
    midnighttrain61 midnighttrain61 51-55, M a week ago

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