I don't respond very emotionally to most stimuli any more, so I can't remember the last time I cried listening to a song, but here are two of the most despairing and hopeless songs I've ever heard:
The Swans - God Damn the Sun (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQO5C4jXsVk)
Rozz Williams - Flowers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FbG0idI6xM)
The latter is particularly personal because of the references to "fields of poppies," my own struggles with heroin addiction and the fact that I've lost someone very close to heroin.
That song makes me ball. Don't know what it is, but its always had that effect on me.
Chasing cars-snow patrol. My ex sent it to me with a note saying this how she always felt and wanted. Broke my wee heart. Still brings the inundation of me watchingglobes. lol
Arlington by Trace Atkins. If this song don't make you tear up, you have no soul inside yourself. If you have never heard it, please listen to it on youtube, and you will see what in mean.
The Little Girl by John Michael Montgomery.
Still gotta be "If i were a carpenter" by the Four Tops.
"maa"... its a song where a son expresses his fear of d world to his mom.... amazing... i actually cried and i cried a lot..
yup.. thats the one
Christmas shoes, just because it's so sad
And My Heart Will Go On because the first time I heard it and was watching the movie, I had stuff going on in my life and at the time could relate. Now it brings back the memories but it is actually one of my favorite songs.
Over the Rainbow because it was the favorite song of a very close elderly friend of mine and her son sang it at her funeral. I cry every time I hear it.
Call Me When You Are Sober - Evanescence
It reminds me of close friend that shot herself while I was on the phone with her. Was her song, her group
"The End of the Innocence," by Don Henley. Title says it all.
That damn 'Christmas Shoes' song. EVERYTIME. *sniff*
Lots of songs do that, mainly classical pieces. Jupiter, from Holst's "The Planets" does it every time. Sousa marches, patriotic songs. The Stars and Stripes Forever. And, strangely, Mull of Kintyre from Paul McCartney. I guess I just find the range of emotions in Jupiter and the hopefulness of the marches to be inspiring, and I remember playing them in orchestra and they were exhilarating to play. It's probably partially nostalgia for my musical days. Guess I'm a softy.
great gig in the sky, pink floyd, no real lyrics, per say, but says it all
"The Wind Beneath My Wings" and "You Raise Me Up" I always dedicated that to my mother
"The Christmas Shoes" I lived 3 states away from home one year when my mother fell very ill and was placed on life support. I remember sitting at an ATM machine to get cash out to make the trip home when I heard the song. I began to sob uncontrollably. I really didn't know if I was coming home to be able to see her or for a funeral. I'm happy to say that although she stayed in that comma for 3 months she did have a miraculous healing and is still with us today, 13 years later. I'm very close with her and I cherish every day I have with her.
"Daniel" by Elton John and "Luka" by Suzanne Vega. They express experiences that I can relate to.
ahh When you say nothing at all,,a country song,,,and halo by beyonce..
Nothing Else Matters by Metallica, just can't listen to it anymore
Can play that on guitar :P
To Where You Are - Josh Groban......cuz it makes me think of my mother, it was one her favs shortly before she died and the words are so sad.
Not inappropriate at all...I always see the "like" as an actual "thanks for answering".
Jane Doe by NeverShoutNever the person i fell inlove with use to sing it to me and secondhand serenade fall for you