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Old 02-25-2004, 08:02 PM   #16
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Super Furry Animals
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brit pop in general

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Old 02-25-2004, 09:09 PM   #17
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Originally posted by Mrs.Clayton

Where should I start?
I love suggesting Gold because it is my favorite album...AND it has the most songs. I would definitely pick up both of the Love Is Hell EPs.

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Old 02-25-2004, 11:21 PM   #18
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u2 - achtung baby, pop
radiohead - okcomputer, kidA, amensiac, hail to the thief
prayer chain - whirlpool ep, shawl, mercury, antarctica
smashing pumpkins - siamese dreams, mellon collie & the infinite sadness
bob dylan - time out of mind
pearl jam - ten
nirvana - mtv unplugged
pink floyd - wish you were here; dark side of the moon
nick drake - five leaes left, bryter layter, pink moon

to name a few..
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Old 02-25-2004, 11:52 PM   #19
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rem-automatic for the people (the last 2 songs get me...plus everybody hurts makes me cry when i'm already sad)

beck-sea change (man...if i want to just brood...this is the one)

me without you- [a-->b] life (for being more metal//harder rock than anything else i listen to...this has some super sad lyrics)

when i'm sad i like to either get it out via crying, or just brood in my problems for a while...so i listen to sad songs.
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Old 02-26-2004, 12:22 AM   #20
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missed this before:

Minor Threat - Pure anger, can feel good when depressed
minor threat so happy!!

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Old 02-26-2004, 04:38 AM   #21
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Originally posted by theSoulfulMofo
bob dylan - time out of mind
This is also my suggestion. It's a great record when you're feeling down. When I listen to it I hear somebody who's feeling even more depressed. In fact, Dylan sounds so depressed I get happy.

As for other great suggestions...

I get back to that later.

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Old 02-26-2004, 09:06 AM   #22
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Counting Crows - August and Everything After

No other album has 'been there for me' like that one. I feel like I owe my life to it.

Other good artists/albums/songs:

Radiohead - lots of OK Computer, Street Spirit, How to Disappear Completely, Kid A, Fake Plastic Trees, Pyramid Song
Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head album
AFI - Sing the Sorrow (especially the whole ...But Home Is Nowhere track, God Called In Sick Today
Tori Amos - Gold Dust, Northern Lad, Hey Jupiter, Putting the Damage On, most of Little Earthquakes
Tracy Chapman - New Beginning album, Fast Car
Manic Street Preachers - Door to the River
Placebo - Burger Queen, Without You I'm Nothing, Centrefolds, Lady of the Flowers, My Sweet Prince
REM - most of Out of Time
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Soul Asylum. They are so depressing, but I probably indentify more with their lyrics than those of any other band.
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Old 02-26-2004, 10:57 AM   #24
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I'll like to suggest U2, Depeche Mode, Beck, Radiohead,Porcupine Tree, Pineapple thief, Coldplay & Flaming Lips.

I need to try Ryan Adams more.
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R.E.M-Automatic for the people- When you need to wallow in your sadness a bit, This record is good, because it's melancholy but uplifting.

Lauryn Hill- The miseducation of...- When I feel resentful or if someone does you wrong, this album makes me confident that people will get what they deserve.

The Polyphonic spree-The beginning stages of.....: Good for cheering you up, but not good for when you you feel violent around happy people. The same goes for The Flaming Lips- Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots.

Garbage-Garbage: Good if you're angry and down.

That's my opinion anyway.

Yeah, I need to go out and get some Ryan Adams stuff too. I love everything I've heard of his so far. I watched MTV's making the video for So Alive and Ryan looks like he's crazy. But in a good way.
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Radiohead- The Bends. that album i'd almost call one of my friends.

Doves - last broadcast is good for that, too
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the cure at their most miserable is a stroke of pure genius

but the key to them is listening to their albums in full, at the end of Untitled on Disintegration listening to the mesmerising and oh-so-cold guitar solo, you feel all cleansed for some unknown reason, that there is suddenly a reason to live life again, even if you are a miserable sob
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Old 02-28-2004, 05:43 AM   #28
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Elbow -- Asleep In the Back
Tom McRae
Mojave 3
Ed Harcourt or Super Furry Animals if I don't want to wallow
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Animals by Pink Floyd , aggressive prog-rock , spit in the face of the world , when it sucks .
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to wallow & cry, which eventually gets me over it:
Elbow - Asleep in the back
Nick Drake - pretty much everything
Neil Young
Damien Rice - O
The verve
Beth Orton - central reservation

to skip the wallowing stage:
Charlatans - wonderland (few things make me happier than a dancing tim burgess and a lemur imitation)
Chemical Brothers
Ed Harcourt
the frames

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