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Postby blackshoestring » Mon Feb 07, 2005 4:32 pm

Ad wrote:Life on Mars--David Bowie
God Only Knows--The Beach Boys

Me too on these, plus
Arrival - Abba
Pur - Cocteau Twins
Into My Arms - Nick Cave
Jealous Guy - John Lennon (or Jimmy Scott)
A Spoonful Weighs a Ton - Flaming Lips
Farewell / Goodbye - M83

Hey - it was my Glono birfday yesterday.

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Postby miss carol » Mon Feb 07, 2005 5:54 pm

blackshoestring wrote:

Hey - it was my Glono birfday yesterday.

happy birthday!

I've changed my pick: The Frames' "Headlong" from For The Birds"

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Postby russ » Mon Feb 07, 2005 6:08 pm

I've changed my fave song as well.

Now its "Claire De Lune" by Debussy

Does classical count?

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Postby Stacey K » Mon Feb 07, 2005 7:38 pm

"Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)" - Beach Boys
"Suicide Medicine" - Rocky Votolato
"The Trial of the Century" - French Kicks
"America" - Simon & Garfunkel
"Tiny Vessels" - Death Cab for Cutie

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Postby worpswede » Mon Feb 07, 2005 8:02 pm

The Beach Boys "God Only Knows"
Robyn Hitchcock "Airscape"
Sigur Ros "Svefn-G-Englar"
Spiritualized "Shine A Light"
The Beatles "Julia"
Marvin Gaye "Inner City Blues"

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Postby Mixmaster Shecky » Mon Feb 07, 2005 8:45 pm

Saint Simon - The Shins
A Long Way Down - Lloyd Cole
Back On the Chain Gang - The Pretenders
Solsbury Hill - Peter Gabriel
Do You Realize - Flaming Lips
Misfire - Queen
I Am A Scientist - Guided By Voices

To name just a few...

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Postby Dawg » Tue Feb 08, 2005 12:14 pm

Word to whomever mentioned "Sweetness Follows" by R.E.M upthread. Also, to have the gorgeous "Find the River" on the same album is heavenly. "Find the River" is the only song that's ever made me cry.

Also, someone brought up "The Great Gig in the Sky". Air's "Playground Love" from "The Virgin Suicides" always reminds me of that song and is equally as beautiful in my opinion (I like the instrumental version more, for what it's worth).

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Postby andy_t » Tue Feb 08, 2005 12:31 pm

That Dress Looks Nice On You - Sufjan Stevens

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Postby grounded5am » Tue Feb 08, 2005 12:41 pm

yes find the river is equally good as is everybody hurts. at least for the first few times you hear. i can hear it now and like it but for a while there it got way too overplayed.

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Postby Tim » Tue Feb 08, 2005 1:17 pm

grounded5am wrote:yes find the river is equally good as is everybody hurts. at least for the first few times you hear. i can hear it now and like it but for a while there it got way too overplayed.

Gotta agree with 'Find the River.' Though I think 'Nightswimming' is one of their most beautiful songs.

Here are a few of mine off the top of my head:

Sun Kil Moon "Glenn Tipton"
Gomez "Tijuana Lady"
Wilco "California Stars"
Billy Joel "Summer Highland Falls" (haha, this one is a bit sentimental for me)

Neil Young "Harvest Moon"

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