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Kentish

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15,142 posts

146 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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What to you is the saddest song you have heard?

I nominate - Luther Vandross; Dance with my Father.

Maybe not the saddest I've ever heard but tugs at the old heart if you have ever lost a parent cry

HowMuchLonger

2,819 posts

105 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Not necessarily sad, but definitely melancolic; anything by Anthony and the Johnsons.

doogz

27,148 posts

99 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Something Corporate - Konstantine.

Not the saddest, but pretty sad.

johnvthe2nd

1,250 posts

109 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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'Our Town' Iris DeMent

NeMiSiS

5,525 posts

87 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Dancing Queen by Abba.
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broken biscuit

1,607 posts

113 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Changes by Black Sabbath - the original, not the stupid Ozzy / Kelly rubbish

HowMuchLonger

2,819 posts

105 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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NeMiSiS said:
Dancing Queen by Abba.
Just sad to like it.

No offence meant.

Kentish

Original Poster:

15,142 posts

146 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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NeMiSiS said:
Dancing Queen by Abba.
Really?

Too much Mama Mia? wink

pacman1

7,287 posts

105 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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NeMiSiS said:
Dancing Queen by Abba.
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The Lukas

2,771 posts

106 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Sigur Ros do some pretty sad stuff.

Dibble

8,380 posts

152 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Not a song, I realise, and perhaps slightly clichéd, but Barber's "Adagio for Strings" gets me every time.

After 9/11, the BBC proms changed the "Last Night" programme, and Adagio for Strings was on of the pieces played. The conductor was an American guy, Leonard Slatkin. If you want to see barely restrained emotion, have a look at his face at the end of the piece, from about 9'45" in the YouTube clip.

Easy_Targa

374 posts

106 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Listen to Lisa Gerard, especially "Sacrifice".
My kids call her the "whale woman" but I love a miserable song.

Cock Womble 7

29,908 posts

142 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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"Everybody Hurts" by R.E.M.

Fort Jefferson

7,862 posts

134 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Ludovico Einaudi's, Fuori Dal Mondo.

YarisSi

1,530 posts

156 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Two Little Boys or Nothing Compares 2 U

Alfachick

1,637 posts

109 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Neil Young, Old Man.
I think that's the title of the song anyway. Its such a good song but it makes me sad frown

miniman

18,447 posts

174 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Cock Womble 7 said:
"Everybody Hurts" by R.E.M.
I suppose "sad" can, in some cases, mean "nauseating whiny drivel"?

doogz

27,148 posts

99 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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miniman said:
Cock Womble 7 said:
"Everybody Hurts" by R.E.M.
I suppose "sad" can, in some cases, mean "nauseating whiny drivel"?
I thought that about the Sinead O'Connor suggestion. I could slap her baldy head for hours before i got fed up.

Lefty

14,498 posts

114 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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In the living years.

Mike and the Mechanics?

al1991

4,391 posts

92 months

Tuesday 18th January 2011
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Cock Womble 7 said:
"Everybody Hurts" by R.E.M.
Agreed.

I seem to have some sort of bizarre masochistic obsession with listening to songs that make me feel sad!

Edited by al1991 on Friday 21st January 15:41