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Melancholy Mix

Melancholy Mix
Created by: Eraserhead
Tracks: 19
Length: 01:14:47
Keywords 1. this
2. is
3. awesome
Created on 8/15/06 08:03pm
Level 6
Points 2861
Total visitors 117
Unique visitors 47
description:
Although this mix is kinda sorta all over the map, it's main focus is more melancholy. Still, there are a few other vibes going on at the same time.
This is an earlier mix of mine that I recently unearthed from my computer, so I'm wondering how it holds up.

tracklist

1 Love : Alone Again Or
A very beautiful song. Don't be deceived by the melody, it is pretty sad!
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Track 1 from Forever Changes
Length: 00:03:18
Year: 1967
Track Description:
A very beautiful song. Don't be deceived by the melody, it is pretty sad!
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2 Nico : These Days
A nice, folkier piece. Nico fits in a lot better here than she did in the Velvet Underground.
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Track 0 from Chelsea Girl
Length: 00:03:33
Year: 0000
Track Description:
A nice, folkier piece. Nico fits in a lot better here than she did in the Velvet Underground.
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3 Leonard Cohen : Master Song
A slow folk song. Very haunting, and still gives me chills every time I listen to it now.
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Track 2 from The Songs of Leonard Cohen
Length: 00:05:55
Year: 0000
Track Description:
A slow folk song. Very haunting, and still gives me chills every time I listen to it now.
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4 Portishead : Sour Times
Bleak and sexy at the same time. Jazz and rock influences weave themselves in and out of this one.
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Track 2 from Dummy
Length: 00:04:14
Year: 1994
Track Description:
Bleak and sexy at the same time. Jazz and rock influences weave themselves in and out of this one.
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5 The Cure : Close To Me
Robert Smith sounds like a melodramatic Prince on this one.
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Track 7 from Head On The Door
Length: 00:03:23
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Robert Smith sounds like a melodramatic Prince on this one.
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6 The Clash : The Magnificent Seven
Disco by way of punk. Although not as striking as some of their earlier work, the Magnificent Seven is still [...]
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Track 1 from Sandinista! (Disc 1)
Length: 00:05:33
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Disco by way of punk. Although not as striking as some of their earlier work, the Magnificent Seven is still very energetic.
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7 soft cell : tainted love
A dark, danceable brit-pop song.
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Track 2 from tainted love single
Length: 00:02:33
Year: 1981
Track Description:
A dark, danceable brit-pop song.
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8 PJ Harvey : C'mon Billy
A nice, moodier gem by PJ Harvey. Very often overlooked, but still highly effective.
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Track 0 from To Bring You My Love
Length: 00:02:50
Year: 0000
Track Description:
A nice, moodier gem by PJ Harvey. Very often overlooked, but still highly effective.
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9 Tom Waits : Tango Till They're Sore
A beautiful, beautiful piece from the king of sorrow. Sounds like a man ranting with self-pity at a bar.
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Track 5 from Rain Dogs
Length: 00:02:53
Year: 1985
Track Description:
A beautiful, beautiful piece from the king of sorrow. Sounds like a man ranting with self-pity at a bar.
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10 Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds : Up Jumped the Devil
A slow, tongue-in-cheek ballad.
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Track 2 from Tender Prey
Length: 00:05:16
Year: 1987
Track Description:
A slow, tongue-in-cheek ballad.
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11 The White Stripes : Jolene
A very nice tribute to the Dolly Parton song of the same name.
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Track 0 from
Length: 00:03:11
Year:
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A very nice tribute to the Dolly Parton song of the same name.
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12 Calexico : Black Heart
A very beautiful, haunting wash of strings and acoustic guitars.
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Track 4 from Feast of Wire
Length: 00:04:52
Year: 2003
Track Description:
A very beautiful, haunting wash of strings and acoustic guitars.
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13 Cat Power : Moonshiner
A scary, slow folk song. Gives me shivers.
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Track 7 from Moon Pix
Length: 00:04:50
Year: 1998
Track Description:
A scary, slow folk song. Gives me shivers.
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14 Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan : Revolver
A slow, haunting folk song.
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Track 0 from Ballad Of The Broken Seas
Length: 00:02:40
Year: 2006
Track Description:
A slow, haunting folk song.
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15 The Decemberists : From My Own True Love (Lost at Sea)
A sea-faring folkie about a lonely man.
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Track 6 from Picaresque
Length: 00:03:44
Year: 2005
Track Description:
A sea-faring folkie about a lonely man.
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16 Beirut : Mt. Wroclai (Idle Days)
A very majestic Balkan folk song.
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Track 5 from Gulag Orkestar
Length: 00:03:17
Year: 2006
Track Description:
A very majestic Balkan folk song.
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17 Lou Reed : Perfect Day
Although technically a happy song, it has always stuck with me as sad (because of the use of it in Trainspotti [...]
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Track 3 from Transformer
Length: 00:03:45
Year: 1972
Track Description:
Although technically a happy song, it has always stuck with me as sad (because of the use of it in Trainspotting).
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18 Queens of the Stone Age : The Mosquito Song [Hidden Track]
Even these monsters of robot rock had time to make this wonderful folk song about the horrors of mosquitoes.
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Track 14 from Songs for the Deaf
Length: 00:05:38
Year: 2002
Track Description:
Even these monsters of robot rock had time to make this wonderful folk song about the horrors of mosquitoes.
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19 Neutral Milk Hotel : In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
A happy epilogue to a mix of sorrow and pain.
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Track 3 from In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
Length: 00:03:22
Year: 1998
Track Description:
A happy epilogue to a mix of sorrow and pain.
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Mixtape Contest XXV: 1st Place badge
Mixtape Contest XXV: 1st Place
You brutally murdered and made skin masks out of your competition! Way to go!


Congratulations on First Place!
awarded on 2008-12-21

Level 28
Thanks. It really is a trip to look at this mix. I made it like... over 2 years ago. Things done changed.
9/13/08 02:19pm
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The MLK Badge
Because Civil Rights rock (and roll).
awarded on 2009-03-07

Level 18
This is awesome. 8-14 is my favorite section of the mix, it's great.
9/13/08 12:23pm
Mixtape Contest XX -- First Place badge
Mixtape Contest XX -- First Place
After the nuclear holocaust, there will be three things left: Cockroaches, Twinkees and Keith Richards.

Keith is answer key for they test of time. And Cocaine.

Congrats on first place.
awarded on 2008-03-22

Level 17
damn straight
5/09/07 09:04pm
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The Beta Badge II
A slightly-less exclusive reward for special people. Thanks for helping us out with our second stage of beta testing. We love you silly guinea pigs!
awarded on 2006-12-28

Level 14
YES
1/15/07 10:27am
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The Bronze Badge
Wow, one of your mixes is doing swell in the ratings! But remember, Bob Dole did 'swell' in the primaries...
awarded on 2007-04-29

Level 13
Seems pretty nice, like most of the individual songs but not sure how they would sound next to each other.
12/16/06 12:00pm
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