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Old 10-13-2004, 01:17 AM   #1
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Sleeping Album

Does anyone listen to an album before sleeping.

I use Porcupine Tree's LIGHTBULB SUN.

I put the CD player in the sleep mode ( timer generally 40-45 minutes)... and by the 5th or 6th song, I am wide asleep and dreaming.

I have been using this album for last 1 month or so.


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Old 10-13-2004, 05:38 AM   #2
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During my freshman year of college, I used to listen to Sarah McLauchlan's Fumbling Towards Ecstacy when I was trying to take a nap. The best of Simon and Garfunkel works nicely for me as well.

Oh yeah.

I'm not one of those people who can spontaneously fall asleep anywhere (like so many people I know), but if I'm in a car and Pink Floyd's Echoes is playing, I'm out like a light.

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Old 10-13-2004, 06:03 AM   #3
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Old 10-13-2004, 06:46 AM   #4
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Daniel Lanois' Shine is filled with pedal steel instruments and is some mad sleepy listening.
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Old 10-13-2004, 07:32 AM   #7
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Passengers always does it for me.
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Old 10-13-2004, 08:27 AM   #8
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I always like Zooropa until that damn alarm noise at the end.
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Old 10-13-2004, 08:38 AM   #9
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Originally posted by bsp77
I always like Zooropa until that damn alarm noise at the end.

that noise will forever scare the hell out of me.
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Old 10-13-2004, 11:24 AM   #10
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I almost always use music to sleep. I have a discman I keep in bed with me and just put it on repeat all and have it playing all night. Took a while to get used to sleeping in headphones, but now I can't sleep if it's too quiet.

Great sleeping CDs for me include:

Wires; Second Storey -- Art of Fighting (these are my current ones)
Hope Springs; Storms Dressed As Stars -- Gersey
Isidore -- self titled
Good Fortunes (Night Play disc) -- The Penny Drops (a 2 cd set. One disc is Day Play, one is Night Play)
Gilt Trip -- Steve and Russell Kilbey
Bastard Universe -- The Church (BU is the 80 minute jam session which is the bonus disc to Hologram of Baal)
Jammed -- The Church
After Everything Now This -- The Church
Save the Ones You Love -- Halogen
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sleeping album

Sting- Fields of Gold (greatest hits from 84-94) always works for
me, especially the song fields of gold
U2- The Unforgettable Fire- song mlk is good always
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Old 10-13-2004, 01:15 PM   #12
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Anything by nightnoise - check them out on amazon.
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Old 10-13-2004, 01:29 PM   #13
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Sarah McLachlan's Mirrorball.
Anything by Bach.
Into the heart of a child...
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Old 10-13-2004, 01:37 PM   #14
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I always seem to fall asleep with a CD on recently. Generally it depends on the mood I'm in but for about a month I found that I couldn't sleep unless I had A Perfect Circle's first album on and it had to be only the first 6 tracks
Others that I keep going back to are Jeff Buckley - Grace, Wilco - Being There (disc 2), U2 - Achtung Baby and Michael Hutchence's solo album.
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