What's your favorite soul lifting song?

By kirock ยท 52 replies
Apr 29, 2006
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  1. Masque

    Masque TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,058

    BTW kirock.....

    .....sorry for hijacking your thread for the Hendrix/Galagher debate.

    Back to your regular scheduled discussion. :D
  2. Spike

    Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168


    Metallica - Nothing Else Matters
    Guns 'n Roses - Sweet Child o' Mine
    Deep Purple - Child in Time
    The Morrighan - Titeecaca
    Rammstein - Du Hast
    Wumpscut - Hampster Dance (undead remix)
    Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

    and Natalie Imbruglia's new Torn video ;) - (not really - but the mime is great)
  3. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 966

    I'd have to agree with you Spike!
    with 2 added.
    edited-Eric Clapton unplugged- Tears in Heaven
    Sundance entrance & exit songs- Earth Mothers Heart Beat
  4. paranoid guy

    paranoid guy TS Rookie Posts: 420

    Yeah sorry boss I've got to take the blame for that, ok... focus... uplifting songs... I've got it!
    One by U2.
    What can I say. Great lyrics, great riff, great... hair?
    Great song.
    I can't believe no-one mentioned it yet.
    I'm a Scatman by Scatman John
    Bottle Rocket by The Go! Team
    Dancing in the Moonlight by Thin Lizzy
    And I have to put this one in(drumroll please)
    Stairway To Heaven
  5. Fiziks

    Fiziks Banned Posts: 226

    Eric Clapton - Layla
  6. Spike

    Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168

    The best version of Stairway to heaven I've ever herared was played on a banjo (guitar effect) and in the style of a hillbilly. I guess it just stood out as "different" - that's Bill Bailey for you though.
  7. kirock

    kirock TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 1,221

    Eric Clapton unplugged- Would you know me in Heaven

    Ahh YES!, thanks for that one SOcRatEs, such a sad touching song about his son.

    Paranoid Guy and Masque: No probs guys, a little debate just added some spice.

    My daughter was only 3, maybe 4 years old when this song came out, Butterfly Kisses. I do not know the writers name, he is sort of a wannabe song writer with this one hit wonder. He wrote it for his daughter.
    That ones a little too mushy for you guys..but there might be a dad or two amongst you who might relate.

    She Talks To Angels-Black Crows
    Road Trippin'- Red Hot Chilli Peppers

    Great list gents.
  8. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 966

    An odd one to add to the list
    The "Lords prayer" to the tune of "House of the rising sun".
    I heard it once sung acapella by a young girl (Mill Rat) on ASU/Mill ave. Tempe.
  9. paranoid guy

    paranoid guy TS Rookie Posts: 420

    I'm probably wrong here, but is it not Tears in Heaven?
    And Kirock, that Butterfly Kisses thing rings a bell, I'll ask my dad :D
  10. kirock

    kirock TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 1,221

    Tears in Heaven, that's the song title, you're right P Guy.
  11. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 966

    That's it!
    How'd I miss that one?
  12. kirock

    kirock TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 1,221

    More Cowbell


    We need more songs with more cowbell!
    Did any1 see the SNL skit with Cristopher Walken?:http://www.evtv1.com/player.aspx?itemnum=780
    In Toronto some record producers have put together a whole CD with only songs that feature the cowbell. All this started from the above video.
  13. madman_ncfc

    madman_ncfc TS Rookie Posts: 21

    My ones at the moment are:
    Mr Brightside-The killers
    Ive had enough-The who
  14. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    It seems to me no-one in this thread has mentioned the most obviously uplifting,and heavenly songs in existence.I refer,of course,to every track on the album "Blue Horse" by The Be Good Tanyas.Canada`s finest product.
  15. Lekki_Sheep

    Lekki_Sheep TS Rookie Posts: 135

    Let the beat hit'em - Lisa & Lisa Cult Jam
    Nearly anything by Sasha, but there are exceptions. It's all special to me. I was part of the scene back in the 90's.
    For less chemical I'd have to say Broadsword(bring me my) by Jethro Tull.
    Hard times of old England - Steeleye Span, I love this. I could go on, and on. Dock of a bay, Sunshine on a rainy day, Bring it back by Moloko. I guess music has a powerful effect on me. Sometimes stuff by KrissDamage (German Gabber) is uplifting for me.
  16. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    as far as instrumentals go, has anyone heard that one from Bering Strait...the young Russian band??? Can't think of the name of the cd or the song title. Its very very good though!
  17. CrossFire851

    CrossFire851 TS Rookie Posts: 766

    Red Hot Chillie Pepers

    -Dani California
  18. kirock

    kirock TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 1,221

    Well I can't find a link to a video of the song, but here's a link to the lyrics of Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle. BOB

    If you have a daughter, it's a very touching song.

  19. WinDoWsMoNoPoLy

    WinDoWsMoNoPoLy TS Rookie Posts: 252

    Bush - Glycerine

    Glycerine is a chemical used in perfumes and medicines and also to preserve food. The title comes from the explosive applications of glycerine to stabilize nitro: in an interview Rossdale said the song was about how love was like a bomb.

    Download it or something, legally of course *cough*.
    I tried to find a stream but none worked.
  20. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    See if anyone can beat this for obscurity, one of my all time favourite songs is Waiting Room by Fugazi.
    If anyone can come up with the name of the album that song is from (without using a search engine of any sort) i will be seriously impressed,
  21. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    I believe the album was called 13 songs. It was the first track. ;)

    Regards Howard :)
  22. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    100% spot on, how on earth did you know that. I am seriously impressed indeed.
  23. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Because I have the album. Originally it was on the self titled Fugazi EP.

    I also have the Steady diet of nothing album too.

    Regards Howard :)
  24. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    If i had a car i'd drive up to Colne just to shake you by the hand....
  25. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Yeah that`d be nice, if a little expensive lol.

    Regards Howard :)

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