Songs that tear you apart...

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Ugur Dariveren
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For The Love Of God
Resque Me Or Bury Me
Dying For Your Love
Under It All

John Mclaughlin - Zakir
Tom Waits - Tom Traubert's Blues
Jenn Pix
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My girly moment...

Debbie Gibson
Foolish Beat

It just reminds me of my first boyfriend and how bad it hurt when we broke up. :cry:
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Shadow Gallery - Queen Of The City Of Ice

Because... nevermind... stay for myself... but I need to cure my hounds huonds (wrongspelling???)... nevermind...

:( Seraphim :(
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Selflless Love- Steve Vai

WHEW, the Complete range of emotions are emcompassed in this song for me. Even beyond spouse and child in a way. Wish I could express it in words.

Thank You Steve. You are food for the soul. :)
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Rips me to shreds? Almost every song on the radio and MTV rips me to shreds = where have all the good music gone... thank God for youtube and mp3, at least give me some control over my ears. :shock:
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the susan boyle song on youtube
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salamancafiesta wrote:the susan boyle song on youtube
Good video, but I prefer Connie Talbot's first appearance.
Jenn Pix
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Ripping me apart now...
Rescue Me Or Bury Me

Hit me just so, and now I have a hard time getting through without crying. :cry:
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Shredded Heat
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'And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda' by The Pogues has been known to leave a lump in my throat.
The lyrics are here: ... tzing.html
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Someone mentioned a Rush tune, and years ago I remember really feeling "shredded" -- in the sense of being held in suspense for three minutes and then being dropped through a sieve at the conclusion of the tune -- or something like that anyway, at the end of the tune "Distant Early Warning." I was youngish (14 or so) and I may have been influenced by MTV. (Cold war era video, it felt intense.)

Rebekah del Rio's version of a Roy Orbison classic, from the film "Mullholland Drive," is really something that hit me hard in the movies." onclick=";return false;
(so did the music in "28 Days Later" and "28 Weeks Later")

But what immediately comes to mind: "Tonight" (Quintet) from West Side Story and "What I Did for Love" from A Chorus Line. "On My Own" from Les Miz. And the solo from "Machine Gun" by Jimi Hendrix.
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Pi2plank wrote:Song at the ending credits of 'Dream Theater live at the Budokan' ,its kinda like a lounge version of 'stream of consciousness' my fav DT song.. i dont know how to explain it but that version is kinda sad, melancholic.. it actually kinda tears me apart.. am i the only one who listens to that ending credits song??? :roll:
i think its called 'Vacant' it's in their Train Of Thought album right before SOC.
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Black Sabbath - Solitude

I was once hearing music in my ipod while trying to fall asleep and this song came. I don't know why but it instantly brought tears into my eyes.
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I don't have a song that tears me up, because Life and All aspects of life are blessed, and should be perceived as such,....however......I DO have a few unique "magic" buttons,....allow me to explain.

One song,....Don't Look Back,...Boston
Why? I feel the dynamics of that song on SOOO many levels.
He was my favorite male singer besides Stevie

the Other would be Substitute for Love Drowned World,..Madonna,
reasons I cannot articulate at this time.

Ultra :)
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Amazing Grace. Both Vai's version and Tommy Emmanuel's version.

Every time I hear the song "Amazing Grace" I think of our troops, The Men and Women who sacrifice their own time and lives to ensure the freedoms and liberties we as Americans take advantage of everyday are available to us and secure in that sense.
My hat is off to them and my heart is humbled.

Through many dangers, toils and snares
I have already come;
'Tis Grace that brought me safe thus far
and Grace will lead me home.

Love that song!
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