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No. 63529

Post 'em.

No. 63530

Here's my #1.

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No. 63532

this whole album is the most depressing thing I've ever heard in my life.

No. 63533

güd taste

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last one for now

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After making fun of Coldplay my entire life I actually sat down and listened to their debut for some reason and it actually wrecked me. I feel bad for not giving it a chance before, it's perfect sad music.

I've been avoiding listening to this after I listened to Phil on Marc Maron's podcast talking about his wife's passing. I knew it was going to be so raw and invasive in a way and it freaked me out. Might give it a try now though, thanks anon.

Thanks anon, you too. It's my go to album whenever I need to cry.

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This one always gets to me. Their album Hospice kills me too

No. 63542

fucks me right up every time

No. 63543

this too

No. 63544

the video + song gets me every time

No. 63545

I love you anon

No. 63546

Hurt by Christina Aguilera gets me every time. Also How to save a life.

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My nigga. Best Smiths song.

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A+ taste anon

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My top sad song.
How To Disappear Completely, by Radiohead

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RIP John Lever

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this song really gets to me…I've never lost anyone as close as a parent but I can't imagine how this song will affect me after I do.

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Wanted to see what PhemieC was doing after her Homestuck days (thank the fucking Lord)
Ended up finding “Changeling” and crying like a little bitch at the last line.

No. 63566

What were her HS days? I've never seen her in that community.

No. 63567

I know this was overused on that literal hugbox website, but still makes me tear up every time.

No. 63568

TCV is good for crying in any way

No. 63569

>my best friend was comatose and all she got me was this lousy shirt

No. 63570

This entire album is heartbreaking on another level.

No. 63571

This one makes me emotional because it makes me think of a depressed person, which I was years ago.

No. 63572

I'm almost 26 now and I never managed to watch this movie without crying (no matter how old I am) and this song is one of the reasons why

No. 63573

If you like doom ‘gloomy’ metal albums then I recommend pursuit of the sun & allure the earth, woods IV: the green album and woods V: grey skies and electric lights.

They disbanded after their vocalist died in a car accident.

Don’t think I’ve ever come across a song like this that puts utter despair into words so beautifully before.

No. 63574

I want to cry from the sheer, simple beauty of the world that this song tries to convey.

No. 63575

For You Only - Trading Yesterday

Wind Beneath My Wings
Yes I know, it's old and overplayed, but there's a reason as to why this really gets me.

My granddad's favourite song, who said it was about my nan. It was played at his funeral and as the second dance at my auntie/his daughter's wedding, with my nan after the bride & groom did the first dance.
When I was younger I didn't really understand what he meant, but now I think I do - she provided him with the family he had always wanted, looked after the kids a lot, while working also - so my granddad was able to devote a lot of his time to trade union work, socialising with friends, etc. At his funeral they had to leave the church doors open at the back because not everyone could fit inside as he'd had so many friends. Nan never complained or resented him, instead quietly supporting him for the rest of his life. So I think he meant it in that sense - that she'd enabled him to do that.
So yeah I cry my eyes out when I hear this song.

Cure My Tragedy - Cold

written about his sister who was diagnosed with leukaemia (I think?)

Maria & the Diamonds - Immortal
The video makes it even more tense.

Celldweller - Great Divide

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probs the song id off myself to

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How ironic…

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V is great, IV is too teeny bopper for most people's taste including mine. Travelling alone speaks volumes to me and so does Lightning and Snow. Keeper of the Ledger is also a good one if your philosophy/religion is animistic or nature oriented.

No. 63586

cried at least a few times to these (not anymore though but I hope it's okay to post)

The Smashing Pumpkins - Soma

The Smashing Pumpkins - Galapogos

Saez - Il y a ton sourire
(only live I think) https://youtu.be/KIY-Xtam1HM (btw frenchfag here,the lyrics are beautiful)

The Smiths - Asleep

My Chemical Romance - Desert Song

Buckethead - Soothsayer
never made me cry really but put me in a weird emotional trance.

you all have good taste,btw a lot of these are very powerful emotionally

No. 63587

samefag bc clicked too fast

Steam Powered Giraffe - Soliton

Supertramp - Don't Leave me Now

Dire Straits - So far Away

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>Steam Powered Giraffe

No. 63589

I know they're considered 3dgy and such but their older kind of acoustic stuff wasn't bad.
except for Soliton I can't stand their new stuff though.

No. 63590

For my fellow baguette-fags. Let's not waste too much time.

No. 63591

Reminds me that I'll never have anyone truly love me, they'll only settle.

So does My Kind of Woman by Mac DeMarco.

No. 63592

Happy tears, but still tears non the less.

No. 63593

This version never fails to make me cry

No. 63594

i have to skip it when it comes on in public

No. 63595

Sharing Joanna Newsom love!
Several songs on Divers get me all choked up.

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No. 63597

You guys are going to think this is stupid, but I get teary eyed every. Single. Time.

No. 63598

omg me too anon. for real.

I even limit myself to not listen to it too often so I don't get desensitized lol

No. 63599

Oohhh yeah. That song is beautiful.

No. 63600

Instrumental soundtrack music, anyone?

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No. 63606

god i hate new muse shit but goddamn this song kills me

No. 63607

Fuck, this takes me back and yes, it makes me cry, too. I loved the score from this film because it wasn’t in any way what I expected.

No. 63608

huge Michael Nyman fan. there’s something about minimal, repetitive music that puts my head in a great place. but it also makes me really weepy. Arvo Part, Philip Glass, and Max Richter all work for me in the same way.

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Arvo Part.

No. 63610

I didn't know there was someone else that appreciated modern neoclassical music.
I could listen to Michael Nyman all day, I first got introduced to his music through the movie Piano:
This is my favorite of his tracks:

I also like Arvo Part and Philip Glass, I listen to them regardless of my mood but when I'm depressed listening to their works just makes my nihilism and existential crisis worse.

Arvo Pärt's Fratres with piano and violin is just something out of this world.

What else do you listen to usually? I don't encounter many people irl or online that are into same artists.

Also, another composition what makes me tear a bit is Maxence Cyrin's piano version of No Cars Go: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAAdQ7TY96o

No. 63611

Same! I saw The Piano, loved it and loved the music. I’m also a big Erik Satie fan, which probably completes the circle. I have almost complete collections of all these composers, I’m a dork.

There used to be this amazing video on YouTube of Arvo Part attempting to explain his feelings about…argh let me go find it. He’s talking about composition to a group of music students and every time I watch I’m in awe. He’s trying to explain something in words that he can really only truly express through music.

Do you know Nyman’s score for the movie Ravenous? He did it with Damon Albarn of Blur and it’s super quirky and great.

Have you seen any of these pieces performed live? I’ve been lucky enough to see the Estonian Chamber Choir doing De Profundis, and also MGV. I sobbed both times, really beautiful and powerful stuff.

As for other music I like sort of old stuff. Radiohead, Kate Bush, some Peter Gabriel, I used to love Elbow but the last few records didn’t do much for me. Asleep in the back is still my favorite.

Nice to meet a fellow modern neoclassicist lover!

No. 63612

A couple more quick songs for you, anon!

Mazzy Star is always a favorite

Agnes Obel is very hit or miss for me, but this song is a great one.

Not to get too far ot, but for music in general, I love Aphex Twin a ton and there’s someone who just popped up on my radar called Sylvain Chauveau who’s pretty good. I like Austra and Aimee Mann too. Antonio Carlos Jobim makes me weepy sometimes, depending on the song.

I have no idea why the A’s are the ones coming to mind right now!

This last song I can’t help loving, I heard it on Air’s Late Night Tales and then went on a bender for this guy’s music. Hope you enjoy some of these.

No. 63613

> I saw The Piano, loved it and loved the music. I’m also a big Erik Satie fan, which probably completes the circle. I have almost complete collections of all these composers, I’m a dork.

Same. I love Erik Satie! Do you play an instrument as well? I play piano and when I reached a decent level I thought that playing Satie was going to be easy peasy. I was soon proved wrong. While technically it seems easy to play Satie, it really takes time and practice to play some of his works like Gnossienne properly, to convey that mood that you often associate with his music, like melancholy. It made me appreciate his works even more as I think his works and a lot of other music belong to minimalism genre, in general, is not taken seriously due to its minimalistic structure and repetitiveness. To add, I'm surprised and saddened at the same time how little popularity Michael Nyman enjoys when you compare him to Ludovico Einaudi and Yann Tiersen who are both overrated and terrible "composers" imo.

> There used to be this amazing video on YouTube of Arvo Part attempting to explain his feelings about

I've only found this interview with Bjork. I really liked the relaxed conversation between the two without any pretentiousness. Arvo seems so down to earth.

If you do find the video you mentioned, please do let me know.

> Do you know Nyman’s score for the movie Ravenous?

No! I thought I got through all of his works and now I discover this. I've been through some part of the Ravenous score and I love it.

> Have you seen any of these pieces performed live?

Sadly no. I wish I had the chance.

> I’ve been lucky enough to see the Estonian Chamber Choir doing De Profundis, and also MGV.

I'm jelly. Can't imagine what kind of magical experience that is, to hear it live.

> As for other music I like sort of old stuff. Radiohead, Kate Bush, some Peter Gabriel, I used to love Elbow but the last few records didn’t do much for me. Asleep in the back is still my favorite.

Awesome eclectic taste you got there. I like old stuff too and I'm a fan of Peter Gabriel, his Steam was my morning jam for a long time.

> Nice to meet a fellow modern neoclassicist lover!

Nice to meet you too!

Thanks a lot! I'm going to go through these now. Btw I also love Aphex Twin, I like ambient and electronic as well, for example, Floex/Dvorak, Vangelis, Aphex Twin, Royksopp, Chris Clark, Depeche Mode. There are too many great artists to name.

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I love modern classical stuff! I'm partial especially to Max Richter, Nils Frahm and also a lot of Icelandic stuff - Olafur Arnalds is my favourite musician right now. He did the soundtrack for Broadchurch and has loads of wonderful music available. and I also love the late Johann Johannson - his scores for Prisoners and Arrival are lovely, and IBM 1401 is especially gorgeous. I can't believe he's died at only 48.
Also I like Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, as well as great music (I like the soundtrack Angels of the Universe) he is like a chief pagan druid. Iceland is an awesome place.

also Aphex Twin is a great call. I love him too.

No. 63615

Good morning! Sorry it took me so long to see this but yesterday was a long day. It made me so happy to wake up and see this!

It looks like we might have pretty crazily similar tastes in music, at least when it comes to purely instrumental—I also love Dario Marianelli’s score for Jane Eyre and think it’s beautifully sad and romantic.

I envy you your ability to play an instrument. I would love to have the discipline but I can only enjoy others’ talent. I’ve sung in choirs all my life but truthfully I’m an amateur. I’d give anything if I could be a part of a group that performed any of Arvo Part’s work, but I’m know I’m nowhere near talented enough. I often envy people who can play because it seems to be one of the purest forms of expression. Music has such command over emotions, sometimes when I’m depressed it’s the only thing that makes me feel. It’s really an amazing thing and I’m fascinated when I watch musicians getting caught up in the emotions of a piece.

Erik Satie is so deceptively simple! I think it would be terrifically hard to play and have it sound ‘right’.

I forgot to mention John Cage whose compositions for Paris and In a Landscape are gorgeous pieces of music, and also Meredith Monk who can be crazy fun to sing. Gotham Lullaby and Memory Song are some of my favorites. This is Anthony de Mare singing Memory Song, it’s not for everyone but I love to sing along, and also a bit sad in it’s strange way. https://youtu.be/n-KkkEZ_RyE

Ambient and electronica are also favorites of mine. Royksopp are terrific. You mentioned Bjork, who I like very much. Depeche Mode was my first concert!

I looked and looked for the Arvo Part talk with the students, but the only bit of it I could find is the short version that I posted at the header of >>63611, I believe it’s an entire video’s worth of him discussing his music.

I’m so glad you enjoyed the score for Ravenous! https://youtu.be/4385qsNWHNo is probably my favorite piece. The movie’s is actually strange and fun, but I probably wouldn’t have left it on if I hadn’t heard those clarinets and oboes! His style is so unique and distinct.

I was just introduced to both Nils Frahm and Olafur Arnalds and I like them both! I think I might favor Nils Frahm a tiny bit more, but they’re both very good at writing these sometimes melancholy, always relaxing pieces.

I hope we can all share some more songs that we enjoy, this has been the nicest time I’ve spent here at lc.

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Ugh, forgive the typos, I was on mobile.

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more sadness from movie soundtracks, this is Anne Dudley. some of her string arrangement reminds me of Bernard Herrmann, who also makes me cry effortlessly.

another favorite from the Jane Eyre soundtrack:

No. 63619

this is the one that gets me, anon.

No. 63620

a classic

No. 63621

Better if you can understand German, but if you can't:

No. 63622

it's probably just me, still counts though right

No. 63623

t.A.T.u. gives me feels, too, anon.

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nice. i'm still so betrayed that jesse turned out to be a pedophile.

No. 63627


OG JNew crying song

No. 63628

Karen Dalton \\ Something on Your Mind

"Yesterday, any way you made it was just fine…

No. 63629

Tim Buckley \\ I Never Asked to be Your Mountain

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Kate Bush \\ Running Up That Hill

No. 63631

What we've got down here are oceans of longing…

No. 63632

Kate bush never fails to make me feel

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Seconding the Kate Bush love so much. This one had me sobbing during the opening of the Handmaid's Tale

No. 63635

I know. This song is a nearly perfect representation of a kind of existential / philosophical angst I have. And now it is hard to talk about Brand New because of the scandal.

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I'm sorry i'm pathetic
At least I don't cry because of the stupid animu video
But I cry because it reminds me of my very old grandma telling me that life is fickle and that she loves me regardless.
Is happening again…

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This is one of his most moving performances of this song IMO, especially at the end.

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Can't believe Bright Eyes hasn't been mentioned, Conor Oberst knows my soul…

No. 63644

fucks me up everytime

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This song kills me everytime. So does the finale song, Chenoweth sounds so haunted during it which certainly suits the feeling Glinda would have

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this song fucks me up

No. 63650

gut-wrenching. made me cry before i lost a loved one, but now that i have, this song hurts so much more. i feel the pain that i only imagined back then.

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Florence & The Machine: What the water gave me (ALL versions)

No. 63653

Oh Wonder - Without You


No. 63654

So sad. He sang this one right before his beloved wife of 35 years died.

No. 63655

This song honestly fucks me up, the story of Laika is just so sad anyhow.

No. 63656

i havent thought of skylar grey in so long but now im really fucking sad

No. 63657

Alright guys, buckle up because this is the saddest song known to man. I cant listen to it without collapsing on the ground and doing some ugly, open-mouthed sobbing. good luck and be prepared for a ruined evening

No. 63658

karen dalton is amazing and i feel like no one knows her, i'm so happy that’s not the case
not a sad song, but do you know driftin’? https://youtu.be/_nt-efRpjlQ

train song by vashti bunyan is really sad, though

No. 63659

If you think this is sad, check out A Crow Looked At Me album by Mount Eerie.

No. 63660

;_; this is now a one-upping contest but for SAD SONGS ;_;

No. 63661

This is gorgeous but I think Volcano is the sadder song. His voice just gets better and better the older he gets.

No. 63662

This song is reminding me of a horribly sad documentary about terminal patients in Oregon who are allowed to end their own lives using prescription drugs given them by their doctor.

Most of the movie followed this lady who had liver cancer and she was doing really well for most of the film but then began to get really sick, you could see it taking its toll on her. She held out as long as she could and then her whole family came to the house the day she was taking the pills. She had made sure her sons knew how to cook the recipes they loved, all that. At the very end, the cameras aren’t in the room with her, to give the family privacy, but they taped sound and her family is singing songs to her. She’s really quiet and then you hear her voice, it’s so light and happy and surprised, and she says ‘Oh, but this is easy!’ That movie devastated me.

No. 63663

I actually thought about posting that one, too. It’s kind of strange because in some ways the way the song came about wasn’t that serious, but it’s so, so sad. I couldn’t even click on it. I can handle people, but not animals, and Laika is too much.

No. 63664

I’ll leave you with this excerpt from a poem

‘or like the eyes of Laika,
Soviet space dog,
in an old drawing
I remember, the stunned,
not yet distrusting but
no longer trusting look
from within the comical
glass bubble of the gawky
helmet tilted atop
the comical white spacesuit,

as the spaceship hurtles
out toward the stars, the earth
a star behind it, the earnest
dog eyes fixed on black
space like a door
the masters have walked through
and will return from, surely.
Surely they'll come to get me.
Surely they didn't love me
all that time for this.’

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I never grew out that phase lol

No. 63667

This one gives me anxiety

No. 63668

Frightened Rabbit - Floating in the Forth

this used to be just a sad song now it makes me want to throw up, to be honest

>"After being reported missing on 9 May 2018, Scott was found dead the following night. His body was found on the banks of the Firth of Forth."

No. 63669

Remember Me" from Coco

No. 63670

Gets me every time

No. 63671

Some more songs that make me cry like a bitch:

The Funeral Party by The Cure: https://youtu.be/N9TejwVknN4

Class of 2013 by Mitski: https://youtu.be/4y0O7gAQEFU

Creator, Destroyer by Angel Olsen: https://youtu.be/s_c6uvZRDBE

Afraid by Roar: https://youtu.be/J-u5lajrArI

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I can't listen to "cancer" by my chemical romance without crying. my best friend passed away from cancer….

No. 63674

Landslide by Stevie Nicks

recently had a good cry because of this timeless song

No. 63675

I’m very sorry, Anon.

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Can I ask why…?

No. 63678

Aw lol this reminds me of when Gintoki sang this song.

No. 63679

Nostalgia I guess. He's such an icon of childhood.
Legendary kek

No. 63680

The Radio Dept - I Don't Like It Like This

Because it reminds me of being a teenager. Especially because I was obsessed with the movie "Marie Antoinette" as a teenager and they put this on the soundtrack.

No. 63681

Samefag but going with the nostalgic anime theme, some songs from Sailor Moon often make me tear up too. As a kid we had the episodes subbed on VHS and I'd always be watching them.


No. 63682

thank u

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The rare when the adaption is better than the book

No. 63685

this whole album fucks me up. i hate how relatable the lyrics are. i adore this man but this album really gets to me. it's addictive and i can't stop listening to it because it flows so great but it really does make me feel miserable.

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You should really feel bad

No. 63688

Gets me every single time.

No. 63689

I guess it doesn't exactly make me cry but it perfectly describes what I'm going thru right now…

No. 63690

How has this thread STILL managed to avoice being banished to /m/?

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No. 64240

I wish I had a love like this. https://youtu.be/52nfjRzIaj8

No. 64309

and the movie version even more
It makes me cry because muh relation to the female protagonist, but also the male protagonist.

Call me corny, but it's due to this song that I started learning the guitar (just to play that song lmao)

No. 64312

I used to sob to this when I was a teenager.

I didn't like this movie at all, but gaga was excellent in it. I hope she keeps acting. Can't wait for her to get her EGOT because people will seethe and it'll be delicious.

No. 64406

This song just makes me tear up.

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Beach house makes me ugly cry but I don’t feel negative about the experience for some reason.

No. 64524

I’ve cried to all of this shit at some point or another.

Here’s another song that makes me cry, it’s supposedly about an abortion/miscarriage she had

No. 64525

Madge is cringe as hell these days but she has some amazing music too, I also love frozen and nothing really matters for some tears.exe

No. 64621

Might be cringe to some, but I think this song is so beautiful. I haven't even seen the movie yet, I'm ready to bawl though

No. 64658

I dunno why but someone made a frozen AMV to Saint seiya years ago and now that song has been in my head. I really love that song in general though. she has some great hits

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Not to be an animefag, but this Death Note soundtrack never fails to make me start fully crying and sobbing aka snot and tears everywhere.

I even have tears in my eyes as I type this.

No. 75186

Just has that wistful je ne sais quoi.

No. 75188

I love you

No. 75218

I checked earlier in the thread to make sure mine wasn’t posted, Kate just has such a knack for conveying emotion with just her voice let alone the lyrics and songwriting.

No. 75219

This song, along with Melancholy Hill, Broken, Some Kind of Nature

Not sure if they make me sad because of the songs themselves or nostalgia

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Mac makes such heartfelt songs, he always has a good grasp on what it feels to be hopeless and hopeful at the same time

No. 75226

This was my favorite princess movie as a kid and still is, this song is so melancholy and nostalgic to me

No. 75227

This piano version is amazing

No. 77243

karen dalton didn't write any of her songs, she just made her covers really personal and beautiful. iirc, she moved to Greenwich Village to join the folk/music scene, did heroin, and died of AIDs. bob dylan really liked her and played with her. she performed at SNCC events for civil rights. tragic life, really

No. 77308

cried in the car once when listening to this song

No. 77525

I love Hide And Seek, it's a beautiful song

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I love him so much, he’s so beautiful

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Never mind. I just learned she’s a pedophile.

No. 79840

Comforting but reminds me of lost youth along with Take My Breath Away and Absolute Beginners

No. 79844

I win the thread with this one.

No. 79858

wept in the car to this song on the way to work the other day

No. 79873

Lmao anon that's the song I came here to post. It reminds me of my mom.

No. 80526

>i get so carried away
>you brought me down to earth
>i thought we had something precious
>now i know what it's worth

depeche mode have some of the most raw emotional songs despite the cold industrial synth instrumentals imo

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I couldn’t even play it when I went to look it up. In my entire life, this song has never failed to make me cry

No. 80618

weyes blood

No. 80620

can't even listen to this or I'll feel awful

No. 80621

all of carissa's wierd (yes, it's meant to be spelled 'wierd') is sad as fuck, this is one of my favourites though

No. 80623

since some smiths was posted above, I think this is the saddest morrissey song that I know

No. 80646

the chorus absolutely ruins me every time

No. 80984

This is the theme song for my mental breakdown

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No. 81005

just kill me

No. 81006

weirdly makes me miss my predatory ex and being 17

No. 81010

Loved this song in 2012, when I was 17. Brings back a lot of painful memories, stings like a knife.

No. 81031

I don't know why I always feel like my life is shit after this.

No. 81034

i know this is k-rock but damn this song makes me cry

No. 81480

holy shit i remembered sobbing as a kid when i saw the trailer of this movie

No. 81562

(I recommend skipping to :23 to avoid the most unnecessary intro ever) this is not really the kind of music I listen to but my brother showed me this song and the lyrics broke my heart….especially towards the end

No. 81607

Normally Jack's stuff is usually funny, but this one gives off a vibe of sadness. Maybe has to do with currrent events?

No. 81608

i cry everi tiem

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When I listen to this at night, I get in such a depressing mood that I start cry lmao

No. 84074

I don’t know when/where I first heard this but thanks for reminding me of it

No. 84080

I know I know Disney and all, but after I lost my younger brother this just gets me every fucking time. I'll cry for the rest of the day.

No. 84084

The climax of this song is so cathartic.

I'm sorry about your brother, anon.

No. 84087

A heart that craves doesn't have to stay that way, just let what's dead go.
In time, you'll find needing things only kills you slowly.

Ooho, good taste anon! I almost forgot how much I love this band and this song.

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reminds me of my times as a BPD drug addict, makes me want to kms, can't even really listen to it anymore

No. 84100

I need to listen to more vampire weekend this song is perfect

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I had suicidal thoughts when this song came out and whenever I hear it I feel the despair that I felt back then

No. 84285

idek why, I just can't stop sobbin

No. 85023

>I created this world
>To feel some control
>Destroy it if I want

thank you mr. joseph
very cool

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No. 85106

Nighty night anons <3

No. 85115

this one's been a go-to of mine for well over ten years now. good for when i'm feeling aimless and uncertain and wanting for something (which, given current events, is often)

No. 85797

This song perfectly describes the situation I've been in lately, I left my abusive bf and he immediately rebounded with another girl. I'm scared for her because I know how horribly he treated his previous girlfriends, I know he'll tell her how horrible I was so that she feels bad for him, and I know the cycle will continue. Really cannot believe Ms. Apple completely captured the strange "bond" I have with girls I never met, but that we all have the same abusive bf in common.

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most of mitski's songs make me cry but this one in my go to when i'm sad

No. 85909

Came to post mitski

No. 85960

thank you so much anon

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No. 86204

this song hurts

No. 86448

cyn- i'll still have me

No. 88478

riot grrrl scene was kind of cringe in retrospect but this song still makes me sad

No. 88624

u all have impeccable taste, thanks for reminding me of some classics gonna go be sad for no actual reason now

elliott always makes me cry but especially this song. and waltz #2 and pitseleh

No. 88628

samefag because i completely forgot about the saddest song of all time. radiohead is way too good at crushing my soul

>"Street Spirit is our purest song, but I didn’t write it. It wrote itself. We were just its messengers; it's biological catalysts. Its core is a complete mystery to me, and, you know, I wouldn’t ever try to write something that hopeless. All of our saddest songs have somewhere in them at least a glimmer of resolve. Street Spirit has no resolve. It is the dark tunnel without the light at the end. It represents all tragic emotion that is so hurtful that the sound of that melody is its only definition. We all have a way of dealing with that song. It’s called detachment. Especially me; I detach my emotional radar from that song, or I couldn’t play it. I’d crack. I’d break down on stage. That’s why its lyrics are just a bunch of mini-stories or visual images as opposed to a cohesive explanation of its meaning. I used images set to the music that I thought would convey the emotional entirety of the lyric and music working together. That’s what’s meant by ‘all these things you’ll one day swallow whole’. I meant the emotional entirety, because I didn’t have it in me to articulate the emotion. I’d crack… Our fans are braver than I to let that song penetrate them, or maybe they don’t realise what they’re listening to. They don’t realise that Street Spirit is about staring the fucking devil right in the eyes, and knowing, no matter what the hell you do, he’ll get the last laugh. And it’s real, and true. The devil really will get the last laugh in all cases without exception, and if I let myself think about that too long, I’d crack. I can’t believe we have fans that can deal emotionally with that song. That’s why I’m convinced that they don’t know what it’s about. It’s why we play it towards the end of our sets. It drains me, and it shakes me, and hurts like hell every time I play it, looking out at thousands of people cheering and smiling, oblivious to the tragedy of its meaning, like when you’re going to have your dog put down and it’s wagging its tail on the way there. That’s what they all look like, and it breaks my heart. I wish that song hadn’t picked us as its catalysts, and so I don’t claim it. It asks too much. I didn’t write that song."

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Can we be best friends?
>exit music for a film tho

No. 88836

1. yes
2. exit music!!! and all of OK Computer honestly

also there's something about true love waits (esp this version) that really fucks me up

No. 88844

I miss being sad in 2010.

No. 88934

All their b-sides are underrated too, agree with talk show host or cuttooth. I honestly still like the original true love waits as opposed to the one on amsp but it's still soul shattering I guess. How do you feel about the original identikit?

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ooh i love identikit. i wish they had kept that beautiful synth melody that rises midway through in the studio version, the early version in general feels more powerful and like, frenetic/ chaotic? i still love the amsp version though, it's toned down but i could see it on In Rainbows (which is one of my favorites of theirs, biased towards it because it was what got me into radiohead as a preteen when it came out. no skips on that whole record for me). i honestly have a ton of radiohead's discography that i still need to get through so i'm lowkey a fake fan, barely remember king of limbs at all lol.

also been on a gloomy NIN kick lately

No. 91227

also qualifies for the guilty pleasures thread

No. 92525

Sia - Straight for the Knife

No. 92533

I've been listening to this guy since 2014 and this song from their most recent album just really does it for me. Buries me in melancholy every single time. It's perfect from beginning to end.

Was about to post both Street Spirit and Exit Music. Anons here have great taste.

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bittersweet. feels relevant now too

No. 95023

Mazzy Star in general gets me fucked up, but especially this song.

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Everything about this song is beautifully painful. Though you shouldn't say this when someone asks you what your favourite Smiths song is because they'll think you're depressed… h-haha not speaking from experience nope not me

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Shit, I forgot we have a YouTube thingie, sorry

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reminds me of times when lurking imageboards was new to me (and comfy)

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Still waiting…

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Samefag to say I love everything she releases. This is the first song of hers I heard. I think I'm so drawn to her because her work reminds me of this group Gem Club that I was obsessed with as a teen.

No. 103467

This makes me cry.

No. 103475

This has been stuck in my head for so long

No. 103477

This song reminds me of being in highschool and reblogging sadgirl stuff on tumblr

No. 103496

Omf. I love CSS, but too bad their subsequent albums never topped their first, imo.

No. 103550

This fucking song always puts a lump in my throat

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I think it so ironic that Lovefoxx now lives in farm in the middle of nowhere, wears no make up and dresses like an asian grandma.

It feels like the glory 2000s days are truly over.

No. 103586

Goddamnit anon teen suicide always makes me cry, especially their early work

No. 103898

sad vibes, makes me bawl my eyes out anytime i hear it

No. 103921

It definitely is a little odd, but I do love what she's doing with her earthship/sustainable living/art.

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Anything with a sad trumpet is guaranteed to make me bawl my eyes out

No. 106457

I lost a close relative last year and listened to this song constantly at the time. It’s so different when you understand the lyrics.

No. 106521

>haven't laughed this hard in a long time
>i better stop now before i start crying

the instrumentals in this are so beautfiul

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Best song to cry to

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Sorry for your loss. Even sadder that Kyu Sakamoto was killed in one of the deadliest plane crashes.

No. 106830

when things are overwhelming i put this on, lie down, and feel the weight of the world on my chest

No. 106833

a woman of taste. also you made me remember this one that destroyed me when it came out after the artist's death in 2015. it was a suicide note in song form

No. 106835

Nta, PowaPowaP's songs make me feel like shit, but they're addicting. Healthy End is so trippy, it makes me think he died of drug overdose. His family didn't want to talk about the cause of death, so I guess it's possible, given how mental diseases are viewed as "shameful" in Japan and drugs are a good form of escapism for deppresed people.
He was 20 years old when he died.

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I highly, HIGHLY doubt it was drugs. Japan is really hardcore about drugs and the jail times even for weed are insane, never mind the kind of hard drugs you would need to OD.
But anyway, vid related is my favorite song of his, he must have been only 17 when he wrote it.

No. 107218

im kinda in a depressive episode rn, so this song popped into my head. It's probably one of my favorite evangelion songs

No. 107486

Kill me

No. 107545

i love this song, it’s so perfectly fun and upbeat that it makes me want to dance but it’s also so sad that i want to cry at the same time. I cry or at least tear up basically every time I listen to it. it makes me think of 2 close friends of mine who passed away in the past year and how much I miss them & all of the fun times that we had together. the comments on videos of this song also make me cry because they’re full of other people mourning loved ones, lol.

No. 107546

I wouldn't say this song makes me cry, but it definitely invokes a strange sense of loneliness, even longing, although I'm not sure for what.

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I love Janet and this song too, it's really bittersweet because it's about the people you were close to that passed away, but it's like you can still feel them and remember all the times you shared. So it's sad but really sweet and happy, you don't know whether to smile or cry haha. I hope you're doing ok anon

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if you wanna stick the boot in, roll up, drag me

gets me every time

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rubber by yuck is the perfect depression song. the longing in the singers voice perfectly encapsulates the empty feeling. i love this version, but the studio version is amazing as well, as is the other live version of it

No. 111565

this is the other live version. if you need a good cry or just want to sulk, listen to this

No. 111637

Some months ago i found this artist and since then been stuck to listening to his songs. The sound might not sound depressing/sad at all, but the lyrics is what really gets me sometimes.

I also recommend "cheating is a crime" by takayan, unfortunely youtube had to delete that video, there might be a playlist with that song somewhere.

(also recommend turning on captions on yt for this, since its japanese)

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Was told by person who really hurt me that this song reminded them of me many years ago.
I was in a shit place /completely nonfunctional back then and have since gotten myself and my life together. They randomly messaged me a few days ago and for some reason I have been listening to this on loop and sobbing because it brings me back to that time in my life.

No. 117746

I loved this, thanks anon

No. 117811

It doesn't always make my cry but it's my go-to doomer/depression song whenever I'm feeling sad

No. 124613

three cheers for sweet revenge brings back the deep down most painful feels

No. 124635

Good shit. Any anons got similar recommendations?

No. 124721

This song makes me yearn so much,it hurts.

No. 124898

Love you anon. <3

No. 124976

anon of culture. Bullets is so underrated

No. 126401

My lifelong anxiety for the world ending and my being raised solely by my mom has made this song difficult for me to maintain composure listening to

I feel the same way about Early Sunsets Over Monroeville and Demolition Lovers

No. 126404

This song is exactly as old as I am, but it makes me relive my teen angst every time I hear it. I don’t care how cliché it is.

No. 126422

godspeed you! black emperor is my go to crying group

No. 126425

the lyrics remind me of every time i'd fight with my mom before going out w/friends at night and how much i'd wish i didn't have to go home that day

No. 126442

patrician taste, one of my all-time mcr faves. do you know the lore behind this song? something about they refuse to play it live and haven't since like 2003 because every time they play it something bad happens so it's cursed/ bad luck now.

jeff buckley covering the smiths is a combo that is impossibly depressing

No. 126443

Money Mark's solo stuff is underrated but this gives off a mellow tone that almost has me in tears.

No. 126499

I loath the place where I live and I've been wanting to leave for ages now. This song hits me hard. Lyrics translation:

Come let's burn this city and build a more honorable one
Come let's forget this era and dream of a sweeter one
You have nothing so there is nothing to lose
And I have grown tired of my loneliness

I wanted to change the world I don't know how the world ended up changing me
I wanted to carry the sky, and now it's myself I can barely carry
Say that I'm okay
Say that I'm okay

No. 126531

i really need to listen to godspeed more, thank you for posting this. do you like sunn o))) or boris? love this split by them, this song always gets stuck in my head

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Stop it was a mistake, no i- it was a prescription- it was a mistake

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It’s supposed to be comforting but this sort of lyricism just makes it harder for me not to cry.

No. 141435

super basic but ever since I was a kid. the lyrics only hit harder the older I get.

No. 141436

here is the other one from my childhood, blue christmas, still can make me tear up. it doesn't help I once saw someone's art based off this song that was really bittersweet.

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remembered this song suddenly, younger me would bawl her eyes out whenever it was on.

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God this song is so fucking sad. Takes me back to when i was 13.

Maybe we'll turn it all around cause it's not too late, it's never too late

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Samefag, im too retarded to embed yt videos im sorry

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this entire album is

No. 149480

I remember listening to this song nonstop when I was in middle school due to it being one of my favorite songs in DDR Supernova. One day while listening, I had the biggest urge to cry. Eventually, I wept myself to sleep. I think that moment triggered my puberty induced depression.

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Knew it was that song as soon as I saw the album cover. Same, anon

No. 160095

This song makes me feel emotional even though I have never experience romantic love. Probably never will…

No. 160100

you sound like a friend I haven't seen in a while

No. 160186

This one because I listened to it when I had my first heartbreak. I'm over the guy now and feel nothing anymore when I see him but listening to the song still hurts in a way.

No. 160950

Do I really? Though I've been feeling the same way too for a while. From Southern California if you're wondering.

No. 163505

those high notes though

No. 163530

He waved hello silent like a mime
There's no changing my mind
I won't walk the stairs with you tonight
Going nowhere

No. 164494

Yes, I was wondering if someone would post this! It got me for awhile.

Also bless all the Smiths and Morrissey fans, they’re my favorites. Nick Cave’s “Into My Arms” makes me cry for several different reasons idk it’s just the vibe.

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No. 169492

this one gives me the feels so bad

No. 170084

I got tons of songs that make me cry since i specifically listen to stuff that i can relate to as an outlet. This one always gets me though

No. 185780

This song is like a big warm hug. It's so gentle and loving, it's like it's saying "I know you're alone and hurting, but I'm here for you, it's gonna be alright, I care about you". I can't listen to this without tearing up at least a little bit

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especially during the scene it plays in. fucks me up every time ;A;

No. 278652

this song is so haunting. I have been listening to it for years and it never fails to overflow me with emotions

No. 279002

Once again posting this in the hope that someone out there likes it as much as I do. The whole album is wonderful

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Wayfaring Stranger by Broken Circle Bteakdown

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In search of new lands, I build a new house
I thatch the house with reed stalks, gathered neatly in bundles
I thatch the house with reed stalks, gathered neatly in bundles

"The light of the full moon shines down,
Illuminating the world with its divine light
When my lover sneaks in to visit me,
I wish that the clouds would hide that light just a little."

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I feel so sorry for the little girl who sang this song this was her last movie Rest In Peace, Judith.

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I know it makes me cry every time. I always thought she had an extremely sweet and endearing voice. Prob why she was so successful at such a young age. Too bad some moids can’t help but murder their kids

No. 290713

Modest Mouse - Little Motel. The song only makes me cry because it makes me think of this depressing music video every time

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I never watched any of the Ghilbi movies

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Listening and watching this tears me up every time

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No. 294785

You are so right for posting this song! I remember laying outside during a super hot summer night while listening to it while being very sad. The whole song is very long and it makes the build up towards the end so perfect. I remember at the end of it, the wind around me was perfect, and I got struck by a wave of gratefulness for being alive. It was one of those weird "I feel like I'm one with the universe and everything will be alright" type of moment kek. I hope you also cried of happiness like I did listening to this song nonna!

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can't see the song, what is it?

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it's The Dead Flag Blues by Godspeed You! Black Emperor

No. 299612

from cuteness
>even though you're only three
i've honestly cried to this not just once but on multiple occasions. it's just so adorable and sweet. it makes me miss my dad so much. i have tears in my eyes right now kek

No. 299913

God damn you nonny, this one makes me cry like a baby every time; even more so if I watch the video with it.

No. 302554

Even after all these years, I still cry while trying to sing this song, I can’t listen to it, I always cry at the same exact moments of the song in which I cried as a teen.

No. 302558

Aw nonnie. This song takes a special place in my heart too, so its nice to see another nonna have it in theirs too ♥

No. 302868

Not the song itself only, but the live version with all the public singing sure makes me cry.

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tw it’s pretty explicitly about physical abuse of a child but it’s a really lovely song(>tw)

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1- kind of relatable

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3- unrelatable but the melody and subject matter makes me tear up every time

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4- very emotional, Italian version is better but couldn't find it

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this made me sad, mostly cause of noslatgia reasons.

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thanks for letting me know of this. listening to "here to stay" on loop now.

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And the reprise too

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