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Old 04-27-2003, 05:58 PM   #1
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A Thoroughly "Beautiful" Song?

Is there a song that you can personally categorize as "beautiful"?

For me, that would have to be Sigur Ros' "Svefn-G-Englar." Such an ambient feel to it with haunting voices.

Of course, this is a totally subjective topic. What song would you say?


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I agree on the Sigur Ros, melon.

- Marc Cohn - True Companion
- Beatles - Let It Be
- Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
- Simon & Garfunkel - Sounds of Silence
- Bruce - If I Should Fall Behind
- Radiohead - Exit Music

There are a hundred more, but that's what comes to mind at the moment.

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I agree with you both and I will add

Coldplay- Trouble(acoustic)
Fleetwood Mac- Silver Springs
Bruce- Secret Garden
Beatles- Yesterday
Cranberries- Dreams
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Old 04-27-2003, 06:10 PM   #4
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Song To the Siren - This Mortal Coil
Fade Into You - Mazzy Starr
The Scientist - Coldplay
Happy Christmas - John Lennon
Fur Elise - Bach
Sweet Jane - Concrete Blonde's version
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My Sweet Lord - George Harrison (The sheer joy in his voice in this song just makes me love everything!)

Within You Without You - The Beatles (Melody, music, words... practically perfect in every way)

Beautiful Day - U2 (No question in my mind, this is one of the greatest songs ever written, imo)

April Come She Will - Simon and Garfunkel

And yeah... like a hundred more...
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Great topic!

*Imagine--John Lennon
*Scarborough Fair--gotta run with the pack with Simon and Garfunkel
*Razor Love--Neil Young

Again, there are tons more but I'm drawing a blank.
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Old 04-27-2003, 07:12 PM   #7
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there are quite a lot i can think of...

greg graffin--opinion
coldplay--the scientist
live--run to the water

a million more...
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I got a few

Beatles- Let It Be, Yesterday, Blackbird
U2- Running to Stand Still, One Tree Hill, MLK, All I want Is You (tons others)
David Gray- This Years Love (I think that's what its called)
Coldplay- The Scientist, Trouble, We Never Change, Warning Sign

All i can think of at the moment.
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I'm having trouble separating beautiful from sad..it usually sad songs

I don't want to put a sad song on this list, I'm looking for beauty without sadness. I listened to Sinead sing "To Mother You" yesterday. It is beautiful, but also sad.
I am about to go to town with my birthday money...you guys here make Sigur Ros sound good. I deserve a new CD..hmmmm I'd like the Best of...big decision.
I'l come back when I find a beautiful and unsad song.
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i second running to stand still

and add silverchair--luv your life
bruce springsteen--the river
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Mmmmm, MLK is gorgeous. In fact, I am in agreeance () with many of the songs already mentioned. A couple more:

More Like The Moon - Wilco
Into the Sunset - Neil Finn
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oh goodness...

jeff buckley-you and i, hallelujah, lover you should've come over, satisfied mind
u2-love is blindness, north and south of the river, all i want is you, mlk, stay, please, the list goes on...
pete yorn-crystal village, lose you, all at once, so much work
oasis-don't turn back in anger
rem-nightswimming, find the river, everybody hurts, sweetness follows
radiohead-nice dream
i can't even think straight...song overload...but whenever i hear these songs i just stop what i'm doing and get lost in the music...

i think a lot of songs are beautiful ...but right now my #1 choice is "you and i"...
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"Songbird," Fleetwood Mac
"Vincent (Starry Starry Night)," Don McLean
"Putting the Damage On," "Josephine," "Gold Dust," Tori Amos
"Nightswimming," "You Are the Everything" R.E.M. (Stories is on to something)
"All I Want Is You," "Stay" U2
"Fumbling Towards Ecstasy," Sarah McLachlan
"Damn Sam I Love a Woman That Rains," Ryan Adams
"Tonight and the Rest of My Life," Nina Gordon

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