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    What songs comfort you?

    Of all songs, this one comforts me the most. It puts me in a warm place (pardon the pun) even though it's sinister.

    Danzig - Ashes

    Glenn has described it like this:


    ASHES - It's dark and moody, but Glenn differentiates, "It's not a depressing song, it's a melancholy song. It's happy depression, sad and happy at the same time. I don't like to say it's romantic but it is, everyone has different sides to their personality. 'Let It Be Captured' on the last record was a really sad melancholy song but that got heavy at the end and this is a mind trip, it doesn't."





    And the burning of the embers
    Slowly down inside
    I will keep you warm, this darkness
    As the ashes die

    I will call your soul in winter, I will keep you mine
    I will call your soul in winter as the ashes die
    I will keep you broke and splintered, I will keep you tight
    I will keep you cold and dark 'til the end of time

    And the soul is slowly seeping
    As the years go by
    Will you keep me cold and darkened
    'Til the end of time?
    I will keep you safe from summer, I will be entwined
    I will keep you cold and darkened
    'Til the end of time

    I will kiss your burning embers, I will watch them die
    I will catch your soul escaping
    As the ashes fly
    I will keep you safe from summer, I will be entwined
    I will keep you cold and darkened
    'Til the end of time

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    Pretty much anything from this band, really.

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    I guess Eels works

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    Rhubarb and Blue Calx by Aphex Twin go without saying too.

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    Any of the Chopin waltzes

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    There are so many others I could post, but I can pretty safely promise that no one on this thread has ever heard this before, since this was a relatively obscure band that only existed for a few years in the late '90s before getting completely fucked over by Capitol Records and disbanding. But between the lyrics and the music, it's just a very soothing song. I hope someone will actually take the 3:20 needed to give it a shot.


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    This is used to be my "angry" song and would calm me down.

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    This song has a pretty surreal calming effect on me, but specifically this part at 4:23...

    And as the walls come down and
    As I look in your eyes
    My fear begins to fade
    Recalling all of the times
    I have died
    and will die.
    It's all right.
    I don't mind.



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    It's funny how one song in particualar makes me feel comfortable above most others that have this ability. It's Mark Lanegan's one hundred days. Probably one of my most favorite songs of all time:


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    Both Animal Magic and Dial M for Monkey make me relax without putting me to sleep.

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    Sinatra, nice choice.

    Its hard not to dive deep into the NIN catalog here. Ones that come immeadiatly to mind are And All That Could Have Been and Warm Place. Both mood and lyrics of AATCHB really strike home with me. Warm Place's tone and its almost, no pun entended, broken feel are something that feels really familiar to me. Good god im glad the St Paul show was the first time Warm Place was played (outside the WG shows) because had I known it was coming i dont think it would have the same impact. ¡MIND BLOWN!

    Tool is really comforting too, the above mentioned H. and also songs like Lateralus, Jimmy, Pushit (hell all of Ænima for that matter). Salvial, and all of Lateralus for that matter. Basically everything except for the staggering 10,000 Days and Opiate/Undertow because those albums just get me worked up.

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    If I had to choose a kind of soothing comforting NIN song?



    Actually, most of that Still CD does that.

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    Agreeded, I really enjoy the calming tone of Leaving Hope and I have used that track for an intro to many a Fragile Era mixtape over the years.

    What can I say, i find comfort in darkness. Like a creature of the night mwuhahahah!

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    If we're talking purely NIN here, the one NIN track that calms me down the most is La Mer, with this particular performance being the crowning jewel:


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    Right now it's Various Methods Of Escape.
    Usually something like this...
    Last edited by davanita; 04-21-2014 at 04:45 AM. Reason: writing error

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    I do Thoms head sway thing while listening to music i like.



    One of the most soothing voices i've ever heard. From either a male or female.
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    One of the most beautiful songs ever created.

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    New Order - Avalanche


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan View Post
    New Order - Avalanche

    Republic in its entirety has always been a comfort album for me. I won't make any arguments about relative quality vs the rest of the NO discography (as they are probably more suited for the Controversial Opinions thread), but I enjoy every song on that album and it always puts me in a good mood.

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    Orbital - Halcyon On an On


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    Steven Wilson - The Raven That Refused To Sing


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    bit emo, but I find this track is like a hug from a person in a wooly jumper.

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    Because I'm just a softy who likes light and airy things when I'm stressed or sad. n.n;
    Port Blue - Up Ship!


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    Note: I do not identify with any religion. I don't believe in God, but I don't believe that there's zero possibility that there's more to the universe than I'll understand before my body shits the bed. That said...holy fucking, this song. Wow.


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    Gary Numan - Magic





    When I sleep
    I slide into
    Some heaven
    But no one is there.


    If I believed,
    If I should wonder,
    If I forgive
    Then would you come for me?


    When I sleep
    I hear sad words
    Songs of God
    That show me the lie.


    "I'll keep you safe,
    I'll keep you warm and
    I'll keep you here,
    Alone, forever."


    And I believe in faith and magic.
    And I believe in love and wonder.
    And I'll believe in you
    When you come for me.
    And I'll believe in you
    When the world comes apart.

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    Sigh... This song.


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