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songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:37:02 Reply

Do you have a song that means something special to you? One that reflects a key incident in your life?

Mine is Mad word - Gary Jules. It's a powerful song in itse;f, but it evokes memories every time I hear it of an old TV show I used to love back when I was like, 10. It was the first serious show I ever watched. That was its theme song. That show was caled "Steel River Blues".

That show influenced my perception of the emergency services and is a main contributor to why I don't throw bricks at fire engines going past.

you?

yeah, I'm sad, a TV show.

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:39:20 Reply

Post shall be deleted if you just list songs without a decent backstory/discuss the backstories.


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:41:30 Reply

At 5/30/08 11:39 AM, Zerok wrote: Post shall be deleted if you just list songs without a decent backstory/discuss the backstories.

WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH! >:(

Wham - jitterbug

Because it shows him dancing, and we`re free, yay.

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:42:49 Reply

fall for you by second hand serenade makes me think of my best freind because when i was at his house one night and he looks at me n and said this is gonna be our song.

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:43:01 Reply

Hey Good Looking
That's my girlfriend and my song.
I know a decent explaination is in order but there is none i can really say except i sing it to her when she's down.

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:44:58 Reply

At 5/30/08 11:39 AM, Zerok wrote: Post shall be deleted if you just list songs without a decent backstory/discuss the backstories.

Then shouldn't THAT post be deleted because it breaks the rules it establishes?

or is that like dividing by zero?

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:46:03 Reply

At 5/30/08 11:44 AM, flashplayer5 wrote:
At 5/30/08 11:39 AM, Zerok wrote: Post shall be deleted if you just list songs without a decent backstory/discuss the backstories.
Then shouldn't THAT post be deleted because it breaks the rules it establishes?

I didnt break the rules, only because I posted complete crap, zerok deleted it.

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:47:31 Reply

Something About Us - Daft Punk

Honestly, it's quite touching to me.. and although it's early, I think this'd be awesome to play at my wedding.

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:49:15 Reply

He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother - The Hollies

This song reminds my dad of his brother and that brotherly bond has been passed down to my two brothers. They each think of each other when they hear this song, but I too think of them when I hear it. I'm a big person on families, I love my family and how close we all are, so this song really makes me happy and sad at the same time.
," His welfare is of my concern, No burden is he to bear, We'll get there"

SRXT - Bloc Party

One of my more recent happier times was simply taking my dog for a long 2 hour walk in some quiet meadows. I was heavily into this song then, so listening to this on repeat about 8 times was quite emotional really, especially when you connect with the songs message.

"If you want to know what makes me sad, Well it's hope, the endurance of faith"
"Walking in the countryside, It seems that the winds have stopped, Tell my mother I am sorry, And I loved her"

I could come up with points for a lot of songs probably.


[I've been wandering round but I still come back to you]

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:50:15 Reply

I Predict A Riot - purely because of the parody lyrics I made up. 'Twas the first pop song I ever parodied.

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:51:16 Reply

Frank turner-vital signs its the track that me and my friends get plastered to and when its done we sing along the second time then drink as much as you can on third time then move onto spirits for the fourth time then we all fall over and someone tries to put on massive attack but falls over


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:55:50 Reply

you know your right-nirvana
something in the way-nirvana
drain you-nirvana

"something in the way" remind me of people that i miss and people who in my life have passed away and "drain you" makes me remember that there is love in life and i have it so im happy "you know your right" makes me wanna break stuff and how far i would go for aforementioned love as in i would kill for stuff like that


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 11:59:50 Reply

Guillemots - Trains to Brazil

An incredible song, and there hasn't been a moment in my life where I've felt like shit that I can think of where it didn't cheer me up just popping it on my ipod. It's a beautiful song requesting that we stay upbeat even in the face of trouble (the song was originally written as Fyfe Dangerfield's interpretation of 9/11, although the name Trains to Brazil is a reference to Jean Charles de Menezes). It's an incredibly upbeat song, with a great beat and a wonderful trumpet finale. It's the last verse, however, that really gets to me.

And to those of you who mourn your lives through one day to the next
Well let them take you next!
Can't you live and be thankful you're here?
See - it could be you, tomorrow, next year.

I can't help but feel warm inside when I hear Fyfe's voice on this track.


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 12:07:33 Reply

At 5/30/08 11:37 AM, flashplayer5 wrote: Mine is Mad word - Gary Jules. It's a powerful song in itself

That song was written by Tears for Fears.

Anyways, Banshee Beat by Animal Collective. Firstly the whole Feels album reminds me of my first relationship, I got the album the day after meeting my ex, she also introduced me to pot when we got together so it intensified the impact the album had on me when I got it.

The song itself has some really stupendous lyrics, like the lines
"Someone in my dictionary's up to no good
I never find the very special words I should"

He wants to tell her how he feels, but he can't quite get it out how he'd like, and the chorus
"So I duck out and go down to find the swimming pool
Hop a fence, leave the street and wet my feet I'll find a swimming pool
Cause when I'm snuffed out I doubt I'll find a swimming pool
Hop a fence, leave the street and wet my feet I'll find a swimming pool"

The swimming pool being a metaphor for a happy place, I love the the line about not being able to find the swimming pool when he's dead. To me he's saying, he doesn't spend time moping over a broken relationship, he just goes and finds what makes him happy again because when he's dead he won't be able to find that place anymore.

The whole song is great.


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 12:09:23 Reply

Angel by Sarah McLachlan.

This song reminds me of what is probably the worst week of my life, the week that changed me forever. I was only 11 years old and I had to go to the funeral of my 20 year old half-brother and they played this song at his calling hours.

What makes this moment worse is that I barely knew him (the age difference had a big part in that) and now I can never get to know him. Something else that makes it worse is that I couldn't go to the actual funeral because I had a school trip to go to that lasted three days. So there I was for three days away from family a week after he died. Worst school trip I ever had.

This song has even more meaning because of one line in the lyrics: "From this dark cold hotel room." He died in a hotel room and this is the line that sticks out of the song more than any other. I couldn't listen to this song for several years without tearing up a little.

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 12:12:00 Reply

At 5/30/08 12:07 PM, Rideo wrote:
At 5/30/08 11:37 AM, flashplayer5 wrote: Mine is Mad word - Gary Jules. It's a powerful song in itself
That song was written by Tears for Fears.

Yeah but i heard the Gary Jules version first, and it's the one that had the actualy impact on me. But the TFF version is good too.


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 13:33:07 Reply

I was in a bad mood because my crack house got busted
I saw you and your dumb looking wife waiting for a train
I could tell it was true love
So as the train pulled in, I pushed her into it

[Chorus:]
I pushed your wife in front of the subway [x4]

I pushed your wife in front of the subway
It was on the orange line, but the tracks were red
I pushed that cunt in front of the subway
You had to tell your daughter that her mommy was dead

[Chorus]

It was so crowded no one saw who did it
Then I saw you crying like a fucking pussy
Good thing she never got the chance
To tell you she was pregnant again

I pushed your wife in front of the subway!

For obvious reasons


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 13:37:54 Reply

The Kill-THirty Seconds To Mars.

Old song me and my Ex used to listen to when we "Hanged Out".

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 13:47:47 Reply

Joni Mitchell - Get the Urge for Goin

I suggest you listen to the album ver. it's amazing.

This song is probably one of the first songs I ever listened to. Any time I hear it I'm instantly brought back to being in the back of my mom's car on the way to school. I even remember the smell of her car. That morning feeling, going to school.

That song, and my mam trying to sing it.


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 13:53:04 Reply

At 5/30/08 11:47 AM, McJesus wrote: Something About Us - Daft Punk

Honestly, it's quite touching to me.. and although it's early, I think this'd be awesome to play at my wedding.

:)

Fuck man, I was going to say that!

But as for my song, it's another song by Daft Punk, a little ditty called Emotion.

It was playing when I met my ex-girlfriend, and she was the only one who I thought I would end up with. I guess we know how that turned out, but the song itself still makes me remember how I felt that night.

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 14:02:06 Reply

UPDATE: Joni Mitchel was unbelievably hot.

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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 14:05:50 Reply

Chemical vocation - Song for her


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 14:07:05 Reply

That Mad World always brings in the suicide thoughts and things, it is a nice song yet can be used in a very depressing way.


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 14:14:56 Reply

There have been many songs in my day that have gotten to me way too much.

Recently the Flobots song has because it allowed me to write that little story thing here, no one will care but it makes me feel good to have at least had enough inspiration for 3 paragraphs >_>.

Other songs though

Broken Eyes by Concord Dawn for making me thing "You're god damn right it's like that sometimes......"
Dendrite by For Great Justice! for giving me confidence in myself when so little else did, without having a single word in it.
Start Over by Abandoned Pools, thanks for that song Nikole, you'll never read this, but thanks.
Dice by Finley Quaye ...... too bad i've ruined that one.

Too many others

At 5/30/08 12:12 PM, HotActionYiffFur wrote: Anything at all by City and Colour will instantly make me very emotional. I have some really good memories attached to their songs that I'll never get back. He (Dallas Green) is an amazing guitarist and song writer at that, and writes very hauntingly beautiful songs.

My to-be probably wants to fuck the shit out of you. >_>


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 14:16:25 Reply

Nope. Pfft

How to save a life - its a shit song but it does mean something. I think =\


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 14:17:37 Reply

Amon Amarth- Thousand Years of Oppression.

This song is about how Christians forced their beliefs on my Ancestors, About rising up against the oppression, and a new age, of Pagan Freedom.

HAIL ODIN!


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 14:19:12 Reply

Pearl Jam - Light Years

It reminds me of a girl I worked with that I had a thing for. She died of alcohol poisoning.

I've used hammers made out of wood,
I have played games with pieces and rules.
I undeciphered tricks at the bar, but now you're gone,
I haven't figured out why.
I've come up with riddles and jokes about war,
I figured out numbers and what they're for.
I've understood feelings, and I've understood words, but how could you be taken away?

And wherever you've gone and wherever we might go.
It don't seem fair, today just disappeared.
Your light reflected now. reflected from afar.
We were but stones. your light made of stars.

With heavy breath, awakened regrets,
Back pages and days that could have been spent, together, but we were, miles apart.
Every inch between us becomes light years now.
No time to be void, or save up on life.
Oh, you got to spend it all.

And wherever you've gone, and wherever we might go.
It don't seem fair, you seemed to like it here.
Your light reflected now. reflected from afar.
We were but stones. your light made of stars.


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 14:25:59 Reply

Most Insane Clown Posse songs,and Killa Cs 100 bars.


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 14:28:14 Reply

Elliot minor - Jessica.

I was half in love with a girl called Jessica when I heard it. I used to want to serenade her with it.


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Response to songs that mean something to you 2008-05-30 14:30:04 Reply

Steen1 - Ajat On Kovat ft. Diami, Asa, Jontti, Shaka, Ville Kalliosta, Pyhimys, Heikki Kuula, Pikkupiru & Akli Käärme

It was recorded to raise money to Steen1, so he could pay his rent, and thus he, and his wife and two kids wouldn' be kicked out. It's also a pretty good song. Personally, I've gone through rough times and economical tight spots, and this song is very comforting.


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