Your all time favourite acoustic/melancholic song

 
    • [Deleted user] said...
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    • 19 Apr 2010, 03:55
    My favorite would be the Trapeze Swinger by Sam Bean of Iron & Wine. The song relates someone's life, love, and misery as a trapeze act, and then ends with the lyrics:

    "so please remember me, finally
    and all my uphill clawing
    my dear, but if i make the Pearly Gates
    i’ll do my best to make a drawing
    of God and Lucifer, a boy and girl
    an angel kissin’ on a sinner
    a monkey and a man, a marching band
    all around the frightened trapeze-swinger"
    (Trapeze Swinger, Iron & Wine)

  • Tim Buckley "Song to the siren"

  • Kings of Convenience - Little Kids^^

    music is the art of thinking with sounds
    • [Deleted user] said...
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    • 6 Jun 2010, 04:20
    My all time favourite acoustic/melancholic song is...
    Leafblade - The Winter Waking.

  • MAZZY STAR - Fade Into You .

  • oooooooooh ... this one is a toughie ... but i'll have to say Across The Universe by The Beatles ... and from my home country ... Goodbye from Acoustic Liquid

    • zojo3 said...
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    • 31 Jul 2010, 22:41

    Don't Have to be so Sad - Yo La Tengo

    Some great songs. This song devastates me, it's so beautiful, it makes me want to cry.
    http://www.yolatengo.com/audio/sosad.mp3

    It's a direct download from their website.

    Last FM album page:
    Summer Sun

    Zojo3
  • The whole Damien Rice album "O" is so heartbreakingly sad I just love it :D

    And I agree with _sweetaya with Mazzy Star's "Fade Into You" and "Into Dust"

    Oh and "Touched" by VAST is one of my favourites too.

    • pschudo said...
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    • 19 Oct 2010, 19:48

  • greek acoustic

    as most of my all time favorite songs are included lets go for a greek one...!

    acoustic and touching

    • [Deleted user] said...
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    • 16 Feb 2011, 23:09
    Rain Has Fallen All the Day by All My Faith Lost...

    • [Deleted user] said...
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    • 1 Apr 2011, 13:10
    day is done by Nick Drake..

  • from now.
    Andrew Bird - Yawny At the Apocalypse

  • Not acoustic but, "Written In the Sky" and "On The Nature of Daylight" by Max Richter.

  • The Innocence Mission - Small Planes

    just amazing

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    • [Deleted user] said...
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    • 23 Oct 2011, 06:41
    john mayer - stop this train

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