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Old 27th May 2006, 02:40 AM   #21
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I find the song I'm Blue by Eiffel 65 depressing. First of all he has a blue girl. So what is he complaining about? Sounds nice and exotic to me. And then he mentions his blue corvette. Probably how he scored that blue girl of his. Anyway I think he needs to open his eyes and be thankful!
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Old 27th May 2006, 08:43 AM   #22
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Originally posted by darkfenriz
Ulver - "For the love of God"

I totally Agree!
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Old 27th May 2006, 10:32 AM   #23
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Originally posted by Wombat
Aren´t we all to gladly? So i ask for the most depressing songs ever.

My favorite

The Cure - Siamese Twins

Edit: the whole album "Pornography" is scaring me...

While the whole Pornography album is depressing, the Cure song I find most depressing is "Disintigration," from the album by the same name. Other good "depressing" songs by The Cure on the Disintegration album are "Same Deep Water as You" and "Prayers for Rain."

Heck, I could run a list of good "Depressing" Cure songs from other albums of thier's, but I'll go with other songs by other bands that I find haunting or depressing:

Keep Running Up That Hill -- Placebo covering Kate Bush
Roads -- Portishead
The 2 of Us -- Suede
Wholeness -- Halou
Love Will Tear Us Apart -- Joy Division
Mad World -- Tears for Fears or the Gary Jules cover

I could probably go down the Darkwave road to try and find more depressing stuff, but most of those songs just try to be sad rather than making the sorrow a thing of beauty.
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Old 27th May 2006, 10:33 AM   #24
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I know most of them called here. I dont think the blue Nile album is that depressing. What about: The Sound, i think the song is called Winter.
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Old 27th May 2006, 12:07 PM   #25
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How about Marillions Script for a Jester's Tear, Weens Spinal Meningitis, Fishes Family Business.
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Old 27th May 2006, 12:23 PM   #26
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Lisa Germano comes to mind

And, although I love it very much, Rachmaninoff.


PS girlfriend judges 90% of my collection depressive...
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Old 27th May 2006, 01:21 PM   #27
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It's good to see the Cure and Joy Division mentioned... Robert Smith is
my hero and Peter Hook - amazing.

I will submit the song Let Down by Radiohead.
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Old 27th May 2006, 01:34 PM   #28
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For some reason cornball tunes like "Muskrat Love" by the Captain and Tenille make me want to find a shotgun and shoot the radio off the table. They are are more depressing than depressing songs.
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Old 29th May 2006, 05:44 AM   #29
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Originally posted by Luke
in the 80s I was given a compilation that I lent and was lost. Anyway it had a song that went like

"when you get out from the hospital, let me back into your arms"

Was a very dark song about a guy whos girl friend is ina coma cos of his driving I think. Does anybody know this song and who wrote it? Songs like this are good for perspective sometimes
That might be Girlfriend In A Coma by The Smiths (or was it just solo Morrissey?).

I would say Down From Dover by Dolly Parton is quite the downer, in a good way.

Oh, and Kwantam, I guess one of us will have to change our avatar.

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Old 29th May 2006, 06:50 AM   #30
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That might be Girlfriend In A Coma by The Smiths (or was it just solo Morrissey?).
No it wasnt, I imagine it inspired morrisey, although the smiths song wasnt really depressing I thought.
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