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Thread: music that you feel is art
fred79
fred79


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posted September 17, 2018 09:43 PM
Edited by fred79 at 23:07, 17 Sep 2018.

music that you feel is art

there are seemingly perfect songs out there. songs that wrap you and transport you elsewhere, or maybe make you feel something that scant else does. these songs aren't just cool or unusual; everything about them flow together, and speak to you. it's as if, for a short period of time, all the different sounds, tunes, and performers were on the exact same wavelength; that they were tapped into each other to produce a masterpiece that wouldn't be anything without all of it's parts.

i came up with the idea for this thread yesterday while listening to music before work(which is something i always do). the song i was listening to at the time, was the doors' "the end". for me, this song is art, plain and simple.

put on some headphones, lie back and close your eyes, and listen. for a band that came out with so much great music, this song, imo, is their crowning achievement. for me, it transcends mere music, and becomes art.

there is other music that i feel is art, but i'm going to start off with this song. feel free to post what you consider art in the realm of music.

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friendofgunnar
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posted September 17, 2018 11:01 PM

Bach's got a lot of great tunes that barely anybody's heard of. Here's one.

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Zenofex
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posted September 17, 2018 11:08 PM

This is likely to turn bad - mostly because you forgot to forbid Sal, JJ and artu to post in this thread - but let's try. Since it's midnight here, high quality calm music is in order (it's art enough for me).

Pink Floyd - Shine On You Crazy Diamond

Nazareth - Please Don't Judas Me (turn up the sound)

Black Sabbath - Planet Caravan

The Gathering - Souvenirs

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monere
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posted September 18, 2018 12:49 AM
Edited by monere at 00:50, 18 Sep 2018.

Lay All Your Love On Me - ABBA
Voules-Vouz - ABBA
One Of Us - ABBA
Move On - ABBA

Stumblin' In - Chris Norman & Suzi Quatro

Too Much Love Will Kill You - Queen
Show Must Go On - Queen

Heart Of Gold - Bonney M
Brothers In Arms - Dire Straits
Moskau - Dschinghis Khan
Blues For Baby And Me - Elton John
Oh Diane - Fleetwood Mac
Chiamalo Amore - Gigliola Cinquetti
Take This Waltz - Leonard Cohen
Tornero - I Santo California
Early One Morning - Roger Whittaker
Secret Land - Sandra

I Am Australian - Seekers
You Can Tell The World - Seekers
A World Of Our Own - Seekers
Waltzing Matilda - Seekers

Don't Play Your Rock'n'Roll To Me - Smokie
Lady In Black - Uriah Heep
Child In Time - Deep Purple
What's A Woman - Vaya Con Dios
Sunshine Reggae - Laid Back
Miracle Of Love - Eurythmics
Asi Fue - Juan Gabriel
Ella, Elle l'a - France Galle
Careless Whisper - George Michael
Last Christmas - George Michael
Eschuche Me - Gipsy Kings
Sexes On Fire - Kings Of Leon
Da Bomb - Inner Circle
Canto Del Pilon - Milk & Sugar feat. Maria Marquez
Do You Wanna - Modern Talking
Hope Of Deliverance - Paul McCartney
Letter From America - Proclaimers
Young Turks - Rod Stewart
Listen To Your Heart - Roxette
Give Me Your Heart Tonight - Shakin Stevens
The Passenger - Siouxie & the Banshees
Love Is the Answer - Sir Prize
Revolution in Paradise - Heat Hunter
Justified And Ancient - KLF
Suspicion - Terry Stafford
My True Story - The Jive Five
Reap the Wild Wind - Ultravox
No Communications - Bingo Boys
Sorry - Urban Contact feat. Lisa Pac
Making Love Out of Nothing At All - Air Supply
Memories - BZN
Jessica - Harpo
So In Love - OMD

Desire - Yello
Blazing Saddles - Yello
Call It Love - Yello
Vicious Games - Yello

Love Changes Everything - Climie Fisher
Two For Love (Mozzart Remix) - Miko Mission
USSR - Eddy Huntington
Alisand - Hugh Bullen
Do You Really Need Me - K.B. Caps
Love Is the Reason - Time
Don't Cry Tonight - Savage
Only You - Savage
I Want An Illusion - Squash Gang
La Colegiala - Gary Low


And a few Romanian songs that are art (as per your request), which you will probably not understand - since they're in Romanian - but which should give you shivers down your spine nevertheless

Erata - Cargo
Mi-e Dor De Tine - K1
Te Voi Iubi Mereu - K1
Vino La Mine - N&D

Fata Verde - Phoenix
Zori De Zi - Phoenix
Haituit - Phoenix

Amintirea - t-short
Imi este dor - t-short
Spune-mi - t-short

Mr. saxobeat - Alexandra Stan
Poveste fara sfarsit - BUG Mafia
Eterna si fascinanta Romanie - Ca$$a Loco
Daca pleci - Dan Crisan
Amintire cu haiduci - Vali Sterian
Doua anotimpuri - Dj. Project
Cantec de Craciun - Galax
Vreau sa te - Maxim
Floare alba, floare neagra - Sweet Kiss
Draga Otee - Zdob si Zdub
Videli Noci - Zdob si Zdub

Amintire de iubire - Stefan Hrusca
Fostele iubiri - Stefan Hrusca
Ochii tai - Stefan Hrusca

S-a rupt lantul de iubire - Generic
Voi veni la nunta ta - Generic

And 3 instrumental songs from a musician that not many Romanians know, but which makes music for the soul and which I've had the pleasure to have him perfrom live in our home many years ago: Gheorghe Iovu

Trecerea timpului - Gheorghe Iovu
Clipe de bucurie - Gheorghe Iovu
Calea spre lumina - Gheorghe Iovu

The 3 Iovu songs are - like I said - instrumental only, but I recommend you listen to them when you're feeling depressed and sick of everything. That's when they're the most enjoyable. Otherwise they're just relaxing and nothing more

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Kipshasz
Kipshasz


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posted September 18, 2018 07:40 AM

Iron Maiden. nuff said.
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JollyJoker
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posted September 18, 2018 08:46 AM
Edited by JollyJoker at 09:13, 18 Sep 2018.

Revolution 9 - The Beatles

And played backwards

And seriously:

Machine Gun - Jimi Hendrix (no link due to legal issues)

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Stevie
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posted September 18, 2018 09:32 AM

Isn't music art by definition? What do you mean, music that you feel is art? Does your preference decide what is art and what is not? So music that you don't like is not art?

Also, what is the relevance of this thread compared to its VW counterpart? People posting music that they like to listen to, isn't that the same thing?
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JollyJoker
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posted September 18, 2018 09:34 AM

This one has to be in as well, of course.

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blob2
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posted September 18, 2018 10:18 AM
Edited by blob2 at 11:51, 18 Sep 2018.

When it comes to music that 'transports me elswhere' there are probably a lot of picks, but right of the bat it must be Koan (ex. When the Silence is Speaking). Almost all of their work. So my pick would be Ambient & Chillout I guess. I also like folk (for ex. Wardruna, Corvus Corax, Percival) or new-age (ex. Loreena McKennitt), and actually everything that is inspired by ethnic music but with a modern twist (ex. Deep Forest). Sometimes it's a simple reconstruction, but sometimes the artist creates masterpieces (in my own sense) based on music of old. Oh, and I'm recently into Retrowave. But ofc I enjoy other genres also.

So for me I guess it's actually not about the text (although sometimes the vocals are fantastic), but about the music itself, the atmosphere of a piece.

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monere
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posted September 18, 2018 10:56 AM

Yeah, I have totally forgotten about Loreena McKennitt. I have purchased her "The Visit" album on casette in 2000 I believe, and 2 more CDs few years later. I'm not a big fan of her anymore, but at that time I was crazy about her songs. "The Lady of Shalott" has to be my all-time favorite song of her, but I like most of the songs on that album. Actually, I think "The Visit" is one of the best albums ANY musician has ever released. All 9 songs on that album are sheer quality, and I can't say this about any other album of any other musician out there that I've listened to... and I've listened to hundreds of then

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or new-age (ex. Loreena McKennitt)

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Drakon-Deus
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posted October 03, 2018 05:02 PM

The Sound of Silence.

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