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Funeral Songs..

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10-07-2003 17:28 Pandora  
Pandora
 
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this is the new Funeral songs thread..
the weird thing is.. there are more funeral songs than anything.. morbid people.. feel free to add.

here goes..

Golden Slumbers - Ben Folds
Hey you've got to... - Eddie Vedder
Butterfly - Weezer
Buy now Pay later - The Whitlams
Perfect - Smashing Pumpkins
Found - Machine Translations
Song for Catherine - K's Choice
Blackbird - Sarah McLachlan
my sweet lord - george harrison
amazing grace (how sweet the sound
danny boy
abide with me
jerusalem - edward elgar/william blake
schubert - ave maria
"time of your life" by Greenday
Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
Name by Goo Goo Dolls
I don't want to miss a thing by Aerosmith
Hear You Me-Jimmy Eat World
No merci - When I Die
Please Remember - Leann Rimes
im wiv u - avril lavigne
goodbye to u - michelle branch
One Last Breath - Creed
Sweet Dreams - Marilyn Manson
Time Of Your Life - Green Day
Lightning Crashes - Live
Arms Wide Open - Creed
Higher – Creed
'Dust in the Wind' by Kansas
With or with out you - U2
"One Sweet Day" by Mariah and Boyz 2 Men
"Angel" by Amanda Perez
"Time of Your Life" by Green Day
"Amazing Grace" and "Blessed Assurance"
My Immortal- by evanescence
"the proclaimers - five hundred miles".
'at your funeral' by saves the day
don't forget to remember me" by the Bee Gee's
nothing eles matters-Metallica
"Funeral March" by Chopin
Bette Middler "Wind beneath my wings"
Green Day - Ha Ha You're Dead
Matthew Good Band - Running For Home
Dropkick Murphy's - Amazing Grace
"life's a dance" jmm
"the dance" garth
anyway probably angels by robbie williams.
dust in the wind by kansas
everybody hurts REM
i will always love you by whitney Houston
"fields of gold" or "morningstar" by afi
Time To Say Goodbye - Sarah Brightman
I Will Remember You - Sarah Mac...something
Buffalo Soldier - Bob Marley
Godspeed (sweet dreams) - Dixie Chicks
I Dont Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Concrete Angel - Martina McBride
Adrenaline - Shut The F**k Up And Dance
Ben E King - Stand By Me
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
David Gray - Say Hello, Wave Goodbye
Bon Jovi - Living On A Prayer
Bon Jovi - It's My Life
the used- buried myself alive
placebo- bitter end
breaking benjamin- polyamorous
'My Sundown' - Jimmy Eat World
'Colourblind' - Counting Crows
'Tears in Heaven' - Eric Clapton
'Name' - Goo Goo Dolls
One Sweet Day-Mariah Carey+somebody else
I Will Remember You-Sarah McLaughlin
I've Had the Time of my Life-DirtyDancing
At the Beginning-Donna Lewis+Richard Marx
Somewhere Out There-Celine Dion
Only Time-Enya
Orinoco Flow-Enya
crazy-mercy me
adams song - blink 182
knockin on heavens door - guns n roses
guns of brixton - DKM
I Will Remember You -- Sarah McLachlan
I Miss You -- Aaliyah
Good Riddance -- Green Day
Where You Are -- Jessica Simpson feat. Nick Lachey
I Hope You Dance -- Leann Something
Just a day By Feeder
Could it be any harder By The Calling
The whole of the moon By The waterboys
Enola Gay By OMD
De steen - Bram Vermeulen
Sophia - so slow
Moby - Go
composition 4.22 - John Cage
Jeff Buckley - Grace
Jeff Buckely - Hallelujah
The Beatles - Here there and everywhere
The Beatles - For no one
I'll always be right there - Michelle Branch
Landslide" by the Dixie Chicks
2nd Law by Tom McRae
iris by the goo goo dolls
all things must pass by george harrison,
across the universe by the beatles,
i live for you by george harrison
or out of reach by the get up kids
forever young – Alphaville
silence, by delirium
Hanson "With You In Your Dreams"
fields of gold – sting
I believe- Diamond Rio
lake of fire-the nirvana version.
opium by marcy playground.
goodbye by stabbing westward.
Pearl Jam- Last Kiss
Living On A Prayer- Bon Jovi
MY sacrifice- Creed
With Arms Wide Open- creed
Stay With Me- Finch
KC and JoJo- All my life
Praise Chorus- Jimmy eat World
Queens of the Stoneage- No One Knows
forsaken" by vnv nation..
Satellite" by P.O.D.
"Movin' On" -Good Charlotte
Eminem-Superman
50 Cent-Back Down
50 Cent-In Da Club
Eminem-Cleanin' Out My Closet
Ludacris-Act A Fool
Good Charlotte-The Day I Die
Good Charlotte- Lifestyles of the rich and the famous.
"Amazed" by Lonestar
Miles End - Gomez
Have a Nice Day - Stereophonics
Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve
No Surprises - Radiohead
How To Disappear Completely - Radiohead
Free To Run - Gomez
Sail to the Moon - Radiohead
The Other Side - David Gray
Angel - Sarah MacLahlan
Amsterdam - Coldplay
Out of Time - Blur
No Distance Left to Run - Blur
Spill the Light – Betchadupa
You Know you're right by Nirvana?
red hot chili peppers - Gong Li
Live - they stood up for love
Black rebel motorcycle club - Love burns
David Bowie - Space Oddity
Weezer - Island in the Sun
Jude - i will not die (heh heh heh)
Dave Nevarro – Rexall
Life Goes On by 2pac
'at your funeral' by saves the day
tears in heaven- eric Clapton


rock on
tabitha, the mod

** this post has been edited [for swearing](Moderator) 01/09/2003 **

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12-10-2003 05:36 Puddle_of_sugar 
Puddle_of_sugar
 
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i think this is dumb, it should be a personal list, not a group effort, maybe w/in a group of friends, but not here, like seriously, its an important thing that you should give a lot of though, but it is a deeply personal thing.
12-10-2003 10:05 becky_g 
becky_g
 
377 posts
ave maria
the scientist- coldplay
and that eric clapton song- heaven.. i dont know if its really called that tho.
12-10-2003 10:12 Jez 
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12,768 posts
Puddle_of_sugar. This thread was only made in an attempt to stop the countless number of 'Funeral Songs' threads being made and therefore clogging up the 'Actives Lists'.

Personally I agree that songs should be personal but if nothing else, this thread gives people a few ideas.
17-10-2003 00:35 KTB2422 
KTB2422
 
104 posts
Am I the only one who finds it odd that people already have their funeral songs picked out? Or even worse, listing them? Is there nothing else to talk about? Haha...
17-10-2003 19:02 Catatonic 
Catatonic
 
7,164 posts
good list id agree with most of them maybe not just a day by feeder the lyrics maybe but the actual song is way to happy for a funeral id reccomend the trick is too keep breathing by garbage and aint no sunshine i dont know hu did it originally tho. november rain by guns n roses is my new favourite song so i'll have to have that!
stuff like radiohead is good like no surprises and how to dissappear completely. the manics have great lyrics for this kinda stuff so maybe nobody loved you, so why so sad and you stole the sun from my heart. probaly suicide is painless (the marilyn manson version is more morbid than the manics) muse's lyrics are quite good so maybe stuff like bliss, darkshines, apocalypse now, shine acoustic and endlessly. i'd probaly like to have oasis' cast no shadow (acoustic) ok ive think ive dun enough! jezxx
20-10-2003 19:14 KTB2422 
KTB2422
 
104 posts
I agree with Puddleofsugar...
02-11-2003 01:44 yawn 
yawn
 
1,060 posts
how about Funeral for a friend, by Elton John *bows*
09-11-2003 03:27 kokoriffik 
kokoriffik
 
51 posts
funeral songs eh? well i rekon that songs that make you cry would be good songs... like there is this stupid song by the dixie chicks and everytime my mum plays it i start crying, then there is this other one by vicka and linda that makes me cry, but i will probly want one that will make evryone remember me everytime they hear it... a really famous one... but yeah, funeral type songs are truly sad...
11-11-2003 06:42 raybarn 
raybarn
 
5 posts
i went to a funeral where they played "fly" by Celine Dion- everyone bawled their eyes out.
That is a good funeral song (is it a good funeral song if it makes everyone cry?)
17-11-2003 07:07 cmad_x 
cmad_x
 
33 posts
i'm not kidding about the following... if you listen to it, you'll understand

Dr. Dre feat. Mary J. Blige & Rell : "The Message"

17-11-2003 10:43 chloya 
chloya
 
18,104 posts
when my brothers friend died of cancer at 10, we played a little known madonna song called 'promise to try'. read the lyrics, its gorgeous

Clo
30-11-2003 11:46 musicslut 
musicslut
 
61 posts
I agree with some of those songs, but don't you think it would be a bit disrespectful to play "In The Club- 50 Cent" at a funeral? With grieving people having the loss of a family member/friend? I mean 50 cent songs arnt exactly clean words. If i was the dead person, i'd feel very offended. Maybe if it was a mafia member or something but someone normal?!
xoxo Chloe
02-12-2003 20:07 dragoonprincess 
dragoonprincess
 
38 posts
1000 miles- michelle branch
free bird- lynard skynard
one more day- diamond rio
nothing else matters-Metallica
02-12-2003 20:40 aflackoh6 
aflackoh6
 
28,548 posts
hmm, If I died RIGHT now, I'd want them to play 3 songs at my Funeral

Simple Plan - Meet You There
"And where I go you'll be there with me
Forever you'll be right here with me"

Linkin Park - In The End
"I tried so hard
and got so far
but in the end
it doesn't even matter"

Led Zepplin - Stairway To Heaven
"And it's whispered that soon, if we all call the tune
Then the piper will lead us to reason
And a new day will dawn for those who stand long
And the forest will echo with laughter"


03-12-2003 17:09 dragoonprincess 
dragoonprincess
 
38 posts
hhmm i hadn't even thought of stairway to heaven good call, but i forgot 3

****Fishin'in the dark-Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

****Still the Same-Bob Seger

The ole man says he wants "Travelin' Man" by Seger played ay his service.

I think the idea of having a contemporary song played at a funeral is to make those left behind remember a good time from the past. "Travelin Man" is the very first song we danced to course if he goes before me and that song is played I problably wouldn't ever be able to hear it again without crying but then again maybe that is the point???
10-12-2003 00:37 ContortionisT 
ContortionisT
 
190 posts
"Vanishing" by A Perfect Circle ...my theme song. I find myself "disappearing" into my own little world, away from the tyranny, chaos/madness, depression of our modern world.
12-12-2003 14:06 liquid2738 
liquid2738
 
8 posts
I remember there is a song --Wake me up before you gogo!!I think it is really good for the funeral!!Isn't it right?
20-12-2003 23:30 ThugAngel05 
ThugAngel05
 
103 posts
Everything's gonna be alright - Sweetbox!!

Stef -xxx-
23-12-2003 12:58 SpunkyTheMonkey 
SpunkyTheMonkey
 
56 posts
I do partly agree with some peopls views, For instance any song can be a funeral song, just depends on the persons tastes and how they lived their life.

05-01-2004 23:48 korn_n_primus 
korn_n_primus
 
233 posts
Metallica - To Live is to Die
Metallica - Fade to Black
Cradle of Filth - Creatures that Kissed in Cold Mirrors
Apocalyptica - One
Nine inch Nails - A Warm Place
Korn - No One's There.
06-01-2004 00:44 lepper_messiah 
lepper_messiah
 
723 posts
what about .... misfits - die die my darling or metallica - for whom the bell tolls and when im being cremated i want metallica - jump in the fire
06-01-2004 11:33 Nirvana_Girl 
Nirvana_Girl
 
92 posts

In my funeral I want these songs to be played:

Lake Of Fire - Nirvana
The Man Who Sold The World - Nirvana (woo!)

These songs might work:

Hold On - Good Charlotte
Angel - Aerosmith

wee
06-01-2004 11:33 Nirvana_Girl 
Nirvana_Girl
 
92 posts

Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven too!
06-01-2004 22:23 ratrlz 
ratrlz
 
293 posts
me and a bunch of my friends talked a/b what we wanted to be played out our funerals a couple days ago:

the dance -garth brooks
come as you are -nirvana
yellow -coldplay
goodbye girl -hootie and the blow fish
go rest high on that mountain -vince gill
he stopped loving her today -george jones

one of our friends had 'i can only imagine' by mercyme sung by one of his close friends at his (really really sweet)
11-01-2004 06:49 kitterkat 
kitterkat
 
1 posts
if your friend reletive died in a car crash the perfect song has gotta be Three Wooden Crosses - Randy Travis that was my friends favorite song and he died in a car crash and 3 ppl died he his girlfriend and his best friend

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