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Discussion in 'Entertainment and Media' started by daydreamer, Aug 7, 2009.
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For some reasons soft songs like ones by: Dido; like "thank you", "white flag". Even though some of them are sad sounding they always seem to have a lot of hope in them and they don't drag me too quickly out of my melancholic ways. Then I switch to something really happy like "walkin on sunshie" or some song like that.
A Few Examples
These two conter-intuitivly make me feel better. It causes me to "feel more" and as such makes me outwardly vent my emotions (by crying or just feeling more intensely) which later on calms me down, and I can think clearly on why I am upset. I like to think it is healthy.
Dead Can Dance - Summoning of the Muse
Veloce - Air Tanaquery
These two make me calm down and feel better.
Amp - Untitled Demo (Demo of Tomorrow)
Perfume Tree - Home
Beach Boys, God only knows:
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Dido, See the sun (lyrics, lyrics!!!)
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Abba (god old pop is always good for bad mood)
[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4a9iVRb0l4"]YouTube- ABBA "Waterloo" - 1974[/ame]
Dido is a fantastic singer (I believe she's INFJ) - I always find something familiar in her music whether I'm happy or sad. The following is a great mood uplifter.
Then songs from Natasha Bedingfield always cheer me up. And if in really pi**ed up mood then System of the Down :rockon:
Mostly depressing ones ^^" :
-Broken Strings - James Morrison
-Vampire Heart - Tom Mcrae
-I know the Reaper - Machinae Supremacy
-Promise - EVE6 (The only happy-ish one XD)
Don't Worry, Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin
Phantom Planet - "California"
Des'ree - "You Gotta Be" <--- Especially recommended
Treelight Room - "Hook and Line" or "Under the Stairs"
I couldn't find videos for Treelight Room. They just released their first EP. It's highly recommended!
It's funny how depressing songs make you feel better. These are mine:
My absolute fave AIC song
This is a real epic, soothing song. Gives me hope.
Roxette - Joyride
Spin Doctors - 2 Princes
Kiss - Crazy Crazy Nights
and many more...
Yes, Swedish pop (Abba, Roxette) is really nice for better mood...Light and joyful...
I LOVE Dido's song ... "Thank you" ..whether if I'm in a good or sad mood.
Don't know if anyone heard of "lighthouse family"... I love their music too. I listen to their music mostly when I'm sad or upset about something.
Enya is AMAZING too ... just like dido ... I listen to her in either a good or sad mood too.
How about instrumental?! I love yanni ...he's amazing too!
Your first post!
Nice taste in music also
Into The Mystic- Van Morrison
A better place, a better time- streetlight manifesto
I listen to this sond alot when im down and it really helps. Hope it does the same for you
Fix You by Coldplay has been my tried and true antidepressant for several years