What song moves you?
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30-03-2015, 11:57 AM
RE: What song moves you?
Sakura Nagashi by Hikaru Utada.
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30-03-2015, 12:31 PM
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The Greatest Show On Earth, final song of Nightwish's new album. That got me. Released in the USA tomorrow for those interested over there.

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30-03-2015, 12:36 PM
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"Hurt" by NIN

"Without You" Harry Nilsson
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30-03-2015, 07:15 PM (This post was last modified: 31-03-2015 06:00 PM by BeardFist McFistBeard.)
RE: What song moves you?
(30-03-2015 11:44 AM)f stop Wrote:  If you include a musical piece without words it would be Ashokan Farewell. Others:
  • The Boxer by Simon and Garfunkle
  • Vincent a.k.a. Starry Starry Night
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkle
  • Sounds of Silence by Simon and Garfunkle

LOVE that song. I was first acquainted with it when I watched Ken Burns' Civil War.
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31-03-2015, 07:06 AM
RE: What song moves you?
She Was Waitin' For Her Mother At The Station In Torino And You Know I Love You Baby But It's Getting Too Heavy To Laugh
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31-03-2015, 08:01 AM
RE: What song moves you?
I'd tack on:

"Great Big White World" - Marilyn Manson
"Ordinary World" - Duran Duran
"Homeward Bound" - Simon & Garfunkel

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31-03-2015, 09:47 AM
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Many songs move me but I especially like Pablo Milanes' "Yolanda". I'm not especially fluent in spanish but the emotion of the song carries with or without the specific lyrics.

https://youtu.be/sct0-7rs2zY

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01-04-2015, 09:39 AM
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There are just too many songs to name one. Like others have said it depends on the mood I'm in. Latest song that struck a chord with me was a tribute to Stevie Wonder with Beyonce and Ed Sheeran
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01-04-2015, 09:51 AM
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Any really good trance or techno.

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01-04-2015, 10:17 AM (This post was last modified: 01-04-2015 10:23 AM by Thumpalumpacus.)
RE: What song moves you?
Chas mentioned Eva Cassidy upthread -- here's one from her that has special meaning for me, it gets me --




Other songs move me in different ways. Dancing with my woman's head on my shoulder to this does it:




And then there are times when songs move me to not-so-tender moments. This one was a favorite for cycling ... even sitting down, it gets me amped.




... and when I'm down, this one always picks me up:



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