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Joined: 10/30/2006
Msg: 26
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Mariah Carey has a voice that could make me cry. But I really did cry when she did a version of the Def Leppard song Bringing on the Heartbreak. And yes it did sound good. It surprized me to hell and back.
Joined: 1/1/2009
Msg: 27
moved to tears
Posted: 2/24/2009 1:33:36 PM

Et tu, Brute?

I mean common... check these lyrics.
 Infinity Mine
Joined: 1/8/2009
Msg: 28
moved to tears
Posted: 2/24/2009 6:45:00 PM

If punk never happened...we wouldn't have ignorant kids yelling Anarchy...f*ck...why did he have to end it like that.... topic...but I guess ignorant punkers who have no idea what they're rebeling against can drive me to tears....

...but I guess just like anything gotta wade through the crap to find the good stuff...
Joined: 12/10/2007
Msg: 29
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moved to tears
Posted: 2/24/2009 10:24:22 PM
I am moved to tears more when I know the lyrics. A friend who is a songwriter used to send me music, but always with lyrics attached. Powerful intrumentals can move me to tears as well.
Here is something that moves me:
Evenescence~My Immortal

I'm so tired of being here
Suppressed by all my childish fears
And if you have to leave
I wish that you would just leave
'Cause your presence still lingers here
And it won't leave me alone

These wounds won't seem to heal
This pain is just too real
There's just too much that time cannot erase

When you cried I'd wipe away all of your tears
When you'd scream I'd fight away all of your fears
And I held your hand through all of these years
But you still have
All of me

You used to captivate me
By your resonating light
Now I'm bound by the life you left behind
Your face it haunts
My once pleasant dreams
Your voice it chased away
All the sanity in me

These wounds won't seem to heal
This pain is just too real
There's just too much that time cannot erase


I've tried so hard to tell myself that you're gone
But though you're still with me
I've been alone all along

Joined: 12/16/2008
Msg: 30
moved to tears
Posted: 2/25/2009 12:05:13 AM
Even without totally knowing all the lyrics, that one gets me. My daughter sings that one a lot; and every time she does, I tear up. There are a few others of theirs that are similar. Lithium is another one.
Joined: 12/29/2008
Msg: 31
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Posted: 2/25/2009 9:34:29 AM
The song Alien by Bush makes me cry

theres alot of songs that do .. im really sensitive
Joined: 4/14/2005
Msg: 32
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Posted: 2/26/2009 9:31:07 PM
Oh yeah... I am quite often moved to tears by a LOT of music!
Most anything by Georges Delerue(1925-1992) will move me to tears.... MANY beautiful moments of composer Jerry Goldsmith's (1929-2004)music gets the tears flowing...
Just about anything by Elgar(1857-1934) will give my tear ducts a good workout!
As for rock/pop songs... Pretty much the standard ones that make just about anyone cry:
Everything I Own(Bread)
Without You(Nilsson)
Morning Has Broken(Cat Stevens) name but a few!
Joined: 4/11/2007
Msg: 33
moved to tears
Posted: 2/27/2009 7:50:37 PM
Side note: Here's to all the real men on this thread who aren't afraid to cry.
Joined: 12/16/2008
Msg: 34
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Posted: 2/28/2009 5:41:00 AM
Cat in the Cradle
Joined: 9/11/2008
Msg: 35
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Posted: 2/28/2009 9:44:46 AM
Time Passages by Al Stewart.
Joined: 2/13/2009
Msg: 36
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Posted: 2/28/2009 11:17:21 AM
the 'Last Post' always puts a lump in my throat.
Joined: 9/10/2008
Msg: 37
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It happens to me a lot!
Posted: 2/28/2009 4:07:57 PM
There are tons of songs that touch me deeply. I can close my eyes and the notes or lyrics of certain songs glide through my body, through my veins. I feel like I can be lifted away by some songs. Bruce Springsteen's New York City Serenade is one of the songs that came to mind instantly when you asked the question. I can feel the notes in that song. I'm not a religious person, I'm more of a spiritual person, though a religious song just about makes me fall on my knees whenever I hear it ... Oh Holy Night ... it's one of those songs I can feel. Those are the types of songs that move or touch me, the ones that you can feel throughout your body.

There are lyrics that make me cry, like Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton or Not Even the Trees by Hootie and the Blowfish. They're sentimental and mean a lot to the artist, it touches me that they share that intimate part of themselves with us. Elvis' song Kentucky Rain brings me to tears. Lots of songs touch me deeply, I guess I'm one of those senstive souls too.
Joined: 4/11/2007
Msg: 38
It happens to me a lot!
Posted: 3/2/2009 7:50:20 AM
Ah Gumblebum, yes, Springstein's "Streets of Philiadelphia"--made me well up first time I heard it. I have a huge capacity for empathy and I really felt the pain of the poor soul he wrote of in those lyrics. Haunting.
Joined: 2/26/2009
Msg: 39
It happens to me a lot!
Posted: 3/2/2009 12:08:01 PM
Gorecki's Symphony No. 3

Mahler's Symphony No. 2

Emmy Lou Harris's "The Boxer"

Billie Holiday's "I'm a Fool to Love You"

Jeff Buckley's "Hallelujah" and "Lover, You Should've Come Over"
Joined: 2/8/2009
Msg: 40
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Posted: 3/2/2009 1:40:23 PM
"You Raised Me Up" makes me tear up. Although it is from the book of Psalms, it reminds me so much of how I feel about my Dad...
 Infinity Mine
Joined: 1/8/2009
Msg: 41
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Posted: 3/2/2009 10:18:31 PM

RIP Esbjorn Svensson....
 Uncle Fist
Joined: 12/18/2006
Msg: 42
moved to tears
Posted: 3/3/2009 8:42:33 PM

There's a few other artists/bands that can make me cry, but Vast is... just... powerful. Hits my soul (if there's such a thing) and just makes me feel vulnerable.

Great band. Jon Crosby's an amazingly gifted songwriter.
Joined: 2/18/2009
Msg: 43
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Posted: 3/4/2009 10:16:18 PM
Otis Reddings Sitting On the Dock of the Bay always gets to me
Joined: 12/16/2008
Msg: 44
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Posted: 3/6/2009 1:48:03 AM
daughter's concert tonight. There were some very moving songs; and her solo was really really amazing. Teared up more than once.

All the kids were wonderful.
Joined: 9/10/2008
Msg: 45
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Posted: 3/7/2009 10:52:58 AM
Bruce Springsteen's My City of Ruins

Jackson Browne's Sleep's Dark and Silent Gate

Fleetwood Mac's Landslide

Some Enchanted Evening from South Pacific

Elvis' Don't Cry Daddy

Sinatra's It Was a Very Good Year

Joni Mitchell's Circle Game

Oh yeah, I can't listen to Bruce's Streets of Philadelphia. Just the first few notes are enough to make the water works start. I always fast forward right through it.
Joined: 2/9/2009
Msg: 46
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Posted: 3/8/2009 11:06:48 AM
Sarah McLachlan's "Angel" gets to me every... single... time. I'm getting a little unnerved right now thinking about the song, lol.

Some others:

Evanescence - My Immortal (someone already mentioned it, great choice!)
Samuel Barber - Adagio for Strings
BT - Mercury and Solace
Solar Stone - Seven Cities
Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me
Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You
Perpetuous Dreamer - The Sound of Goodbye
Dixie Chicks - Traveling Soldier
Brad Paisley & Alison Krauss - Whiskey Lullaby
Joined: 1/12/2009
Msg: 47
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Posted: 3/10/2009 6:00:37 AM
it's weird, there is no pattern (that I can see) but sometimes when I get the urge to learn to play a new song on the guitar, the first few times through I will be completely choked up. This happens quite a bit and always with songs that I don't have a prior relationship with...
Joined: 3/4/2009
Msg: 48
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Posted: 3/10/2009 6:35:36 PM
may sound a bit corney but ENYA sings so beautifully and her music is so calming after a hectic day, that i have been moved to tears
Joined: 6/8/2007
Msg: 49
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Posted: 6/20/2009 6:21:51 PM
John Doe No.24 from the album Stones in the Road by Mary Chapin Carpenter
Joined: 9/22/2008
Msg: 50
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Posted: 6/20/2009 10:20:39 PM
Music is definitely an enhancer of a mood. I dont cry often now to music, well the last time was when I heard Susan Boyles first performance, what a touching moment..The bagpipes do get to me also. i remember crying as a child everytime American Pie was played on the radio, just thinking of the possibility of music dying. I believe music impacts all ages, for me a very positive way.
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