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#4447355 - 11/07/18 08:15 AM Your most emotional song  
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Here's mine


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#4447358 - 11/07/18 10:28 AM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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Mark Knopfler's playing on that one is beautifully laid back.

I know "Magic Man" by Heart is not a song that typically evokes emotion because of its meaning, but the other day I heard it while going to work and I got a bit emotional just because of the sound of Ann Wilson's voice.

Anyway, here is a moment of sublime bass note choices by the late great Chris Squire. The section starts at 3:24 and the most beautiful bass notes I've ever heard start at 4:24 - it's that little run that starts in a high register and resolves on a low note. That one moment is everything.


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#4447370 - 11/07/18 11:28 AM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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#4447389 - 11/07/18 01:55 PM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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Ooh, good one, Panzermeyer.


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#4447403 - 11/07/18 02:48 PM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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The feels are strong in this one . . .



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#4447419 - 11/07/18 05:36 PM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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Brothers in Arms - that guitar solo just transcends reality.

#4447488 - 11/08/18 12:44 AM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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I finally listened to the words of this song just a few years ago.

I started bawling like a baby. My wife wanted to know if I was ok.

It just hits you differently when you have kids.

edit: I still can't listen to it. Hits me hard every time.

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#4447492 - 11/08/18 01:12 AM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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^ I was waiting for someone to get all sappy before I did so. biggrin

I got no kids but I do have a couple of dogs that I love dearly... runningdog runningdog



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5Wpn3dFrEs

Another day's at end
Mama says she's tired again
No one can even begin to tell her
I hardly know what to say
But maybe it's better that way
If poppa were here I'm sure he'd tell her

Shannon is gone I heard
She's drifting out to sea
She always loved to swim away
Maybe she'll find an island
With a shaded tree
Just like the one in our backyard

Mama tries hard to pretend
That things will get better again
Somehow she's keepin' it all inside her
But finally the tears fill our eyes
And I know that somewhere tonight
She knows how much we really miss her

Shannon is gone I heard
She's drifting out to sea
She always loved to swim away
Maybe she'll find an island
With a shaded tree
Just like the one in our back yard
Ah
Just like the one in our back yard
Ah



The rusty wire that holds the cork that keeps the anger in
Gives way and suddenly it’s day again
The sun is in the east
Even though the day is done
Two suns in the sunset, hmph
Could be the human race is run
#4447494 - 11/08/18 01:18 AM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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#4447505 - 11/08/18 02:10 AM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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Dead and Dyin...

A really great song by an Iconic band, and I am not into Iconic anything...



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#4447512 - 11/08/18 02:39 AM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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Here is one I stumbled one. I’ve heard this old lament before, but this simple rendition is touching.



And Ken Burns in his masterful series on the Civil War used Ashokan Farewell several times. It was used as the background music to Major Sullivan Ballou’s letter to his wife Sarah.




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#4447578 - 11/08/18 03:01 PM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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so many options!

I am a huge Kate Bush and Kraftwerk fan so the two that jump to mind...


This Woman's Work (note Tim Mcinnerny in the vid, i thought he was fab as Captain Darling in Blackadder goes forth and other blackadder roles) - from the youtube comments I now see this song was in handmaid's tale!




Kraftwerk - Computer Love


Coldplay did a decent tribute to Computer Love by adapting the tune, with Kraftwerk's permission, to create their song Talk





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#4447586 - 11/08/18 03:36 PM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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Love both Kate Bush and Kraftwerk.


Can't stand Coldplay though. smile

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#4447597 - 11/08/18 04:19 PM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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This was ironically a huge summer hit, if you just listen to the refrain it sounds like a summer-rememberance song, but listen to lyrics and it is a song from someone about to pass away.

#4447612 - 11/08/18 05:49 PM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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This brings a lot of memories

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#4447657 - 11/08/18 10:27 PM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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I can’t narrow it to just one.









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#4447666 - 11/08/18 11:25 PM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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#4447704 - 11/09/18 02:01 AM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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My first memory of really being emotionally moved by a song (and album)...



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn3AJjuup3Q



The rusty wire that holds the cork that keeps the anger in
Gives way and suddenly it’s day again
The sun is in the east
Even though the day is done
Two suns in the sunset, hmph
Could be the human race is run
#4447714 - 11/09/18 02:56 AM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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Pink Floyd's album The Final Cut has probably 4 contenders.

But I go with this one, it saddens me that we lost her. RIP Dolores.


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You gotta be crazy, you gotta have a real need
You gotta sleep on your toes, and when you're on the street
You gotta be able to pick out the easy meat with your eyes closed
And then moving in silently, down wind and out of sight
You gotta strike when the moment is right without thinking
#4447730 - 11/09/18 05:22 AM Re: Your most emotional song [Re: Marc]  
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This is a very sad song



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