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music to cry to

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failedasaparent · 20/05/2020 19:20

I'm having a shit time, one bit of bad news after the other at the moment.
What songs do you listen to when you feel like crying all the time?

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JesusInTheCabbageVan · 20/05/2020 19:22

If you're looking for something to drop-kick you right over the edge, then Tears are in Your Eyes by Yo La Tengo.


Biscuitsneeded · 20/05/2020 19:22

Everybody Hurts REM
She Goes On Crowded House
In this Heart Sinead O Connor

Raera · 20/05/2020 19:24

I can't live if living is without you. Nillson

Bluewavescrashing · 20/05/2020 19:24

Nothing but Thieves- sorry

parrotonmyshoulder · 20/05/2020 19:25

Vincent - Don McLean

CockCarousel · 20/05/2020 19:30

Machine Gun Kelly- Glass house

juneybean · 20/05/2020 19:31

I last cried to Ed Sheeran - Perfect - but I was drunk and am infertile, its the line "to carry children of our own" that upsets me.

Elledouble · 20/05/2020 19:32

Leonard Cohen. Nick Cave. Conor Oberst. I love sad songs Blush

failedasaparent · 20/05/2020 19:50

I've added two myself, any other suggestions for a pity party attended by one?

I don't like Mondays - Boomtown Rats
Dancing with tears in my eyes - Ultravox

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petrocellihouse · 20/05/2020 19:58

That’ll Do. Peter Gabriel..... you’ll be in bits.

NooneElseIsSingingMySong · 20/05/2020 20:00

I don’t know why but Gravity by Embrace sets me off every time!

Toilenstripes · 20/05/2020 20:00

You and me against the world by Helen Reddy

Earthgirlsareeasy · 20/05/2020 20:01

Snow Patrol - You Could Be Happy

NecklessMumster · 20/05/2020 20:04

Morning of our lives - Jonathan Richman
Do you realise - Flaming lips

Twigletgirl27 · 20/05/2020 20:05

@petrocellihouse I heard that in the last couple of days on radio 2, Terry Wogan's favourite song apparently. And yes would do the trick 😢

Ughmaybenot · 20/05/2020 20:06

Better man by little big town and burning house by cam

PurpleFrames · 20/05/2020 20:52

Dry your eyes - the streets

failedasaparent · 20/05/2020 23:01

Thank you. I've added all of those.
Any more please?

Just listening to 'don't give up' that's so sad.

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BrandyandBabycham · 20/05/2020 23:25

Beth Nielsen Chapman has written songs that touch your soul. I love “ Find Your Love” which was in the film “ The Calendar Girls”. Can’t listen to it without sobbing. Another one is “ Somewhere Over The Rainbow” sung by Eva Cassidy. I’m in bits every time.

DonLewis · 20/05/2020 23:28

Slightly out there choices maybe, but Paint My Heart by the Teskey Brothers. Every single time.

And Beth Hart. There's one about her sister. But Beth Hart is just so talented that listening to her in the right mood can set me off big time.

binkyboinky · 21/05/2020 00:32

The Woman's Work, by Kate Bush, always sets me off

ParkheadParadise · 21/05/2020 00:38

I could never say Goodbye - Enya.

Dancing in the Sky - Dani and Lizzy.

Joecleere · 15/07/2020 11:27

Hey everyone, I just released a song called "innocence" about what it's like to be parent. I have two of my own 1and 3yr and wrote it with another parent. about not wanting them to find out all the troubles of the world. "I don't want to wipe the innocence from your eyes" it's Joe Cleere - innocence (from your eyes)

Joecleere · 15/07/2020 11:34

I also find music can be a great avenue if your feeling down or frustrated. It's usually in two forms though. Either complete escapism super positive - elbow "one day like this"

Chicago - Sufjan Stevens

Or touches your soul and makes you confront your feelings.

Macklemore - same love

Lisa hannigan - Lille

Aimee Mann - just like anyone

Adele - 2/3s of every album lol 😂

AuntieMarys · 15/07/2020 11:36

Disturbed's version of The sound of silence

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