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Post by TrueCrazyLion on Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:32 pm

This was the first REM song I connected with at the time it was released; I loved the uptempo sound and beat of it. I was drawn to it overall, although I've never understood why yet - maybe there was a reason that'll become clear in the future. Emotionally it feels like a blank canvas:

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Post by TrueCrazyLion on Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:24 pm

This song has massive personal significance for me - it struck me as stunningly beautiful from the first time I heard it, but its release also coincided with a time of great personal loss in my life, which gave the lyrics a powerful resonance for me.
It’s a song I always love hearing(And one that’s haunted me at times too), but one that also brings tears to my eyes whenever I listen closely to it:

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Post by TrueCrazyLion on Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:48 pm

I’ve recently been put in mind of this, my favourite Florence track so far. It immediately struck a chord with me when I first heard it; several of the lyrics speak to me, especially It’s always darkest before the dawn.
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And she’s got the same Birthday as me, which always makes me smile!
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Post by TrueCrazyLion on Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:26 pm

I remember this song(Just!) from when it first came out, and I've always liked it and been drawn to it, although it's fallen off my emotional radar in recent years. About a week ago it suddenly got in my head and stayed there for days, and I thought about posting it here but didn't - think I felt that it could've been influenced by the TV ad that uses it, and that that didn't count as being triggered somehow. Then I heard the news a couple of days ago, and I was shocked.
It's also a song which has past life connotations for me, I've begun to realise:



Also posted as a mark of respect for Dolores O'Riordan; Very proud to post her song here.
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Post by TrueCrazyLion on Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:21 pm

This is a song that only really came into my consciousness fairly recently - the first time I was actively drawn to it was one time when I happened to see it on TOTP 1982 one time in late 2016. But when I listened to the lyrics carefully, my heart melted; I found it to be one of the most beautiful, sentimental yet heartbreaking songs I’ve ever heard, especially towards the end. Although it’s sung by a woman and ostensibly aimed at a woman too, I found it resonated personally; especially considering the idea of past lives, which the lyrics actually could be seen as referencing.
Recently it’s been in my head a lot, kind of alongside Dreams:

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Post by TrueCrazyLion on Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:20 pm

This is a song I’ve loved ever since I randomly heard it one time when an 80s compilation CD was playing, a few years back. I’ve not sensed any particular connection with it yet as such, but I absolutely love the overall sound of it on a deep level:

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Post by TrueCrazyLion on Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:25 pm

Ahh, Stand And Deliver happens to be #1 on the edition of TOTP 1981 which just got shown on BBC4 tonight.
OK... Wasn’t aware of/expecting that!
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Post by TrueCrazyLion on Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:29 pm

I don't attach any particular deep meaning to this one - Not yet anyway, but I think it's a really awesome song for a night out. When I was out on the night of New Year 2012-2013, the rock club I was in played this as the first song after the bells, and I've loved it ever since - I can't hear it on a night out now without jumping up and dancing:

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Post by TrueCrazyLion on Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:14 am

This is the only Def Leppard hit I remember listening to when it came out - the rest are from before my time. I’ve always loved the melody, and as I got older I grew to appreciate the lyrics, which also resonated with me. Lately it’s been in my head a bit, so probably a good time to post it here:

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Post by TrueCrazyLion on Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:30 pm

This track is one I was immediately drawn to when it came out - I bought the album just so I could loop this song. I loved its alternative sound and rhythmic melody. I was very drawn to the lyrics as well, I found them profound and moving, if in a sobering way. It's never haunted me - Not yet at least - but it's still a song I've always liked:

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Post by TrueCrazyLion on Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:03 am

I connected with this track straight away when it came out, I was immediately drawn to the lyrics which struck me as philosophical and profound, as well as the melody, which captivated me too. It's always been a track I've loved ever since:

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Post by TrueCrazyLion Yesterday at 6:02 am

This song has haunted me from time to time, and the general sound of it has always captivated me; hearing it on the radio this morning brought it back into my immediate awareness again:

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