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The Navesink Banks
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Feb 05, 2011 7:34 am

'Further on up the Road' by Bruce Springsteen

extract:

Now I been out in the desert just doin' my time
Searching through the dust lookin' for a sign
If there's a light up ahead, well brother I don't know
But I got this fever burnin' in my soul
So let's take the good times as they go
And I'll meet you further on up the road

Further on up the road
Further on up the road
Further on up the road
Further on up the road
One sunny mornin' we'll rise I know
And I'll meet you further on up the road
One sunny mornin' we'll rise I know
And I'll meet you further on up the road
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Feb 05, 2011 2:02 pm

think for my funeral I would pick

Springsteen ( Seeger Sessions Band) , Shenandoah
followed by David Bowie , My death Sad
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Feb 05, 2011 5:28 pm

The Weight by The Band

just because it's the best song ever
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Feb 05, 2011 6:43 pm

The Weight is so awsome
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Feb 05, 2011 8:36 pm

I Am The Ressurection - Stone Roses
Heyday - Mic Christopher
This Must Be The Palce (Naiive Melody) - Talking Heads
Second Law - Tom McRae
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu Feb 24, 2011 4:05 pm

I always thought I'd get cremated and as my coffin was going behind the curtain have the countdown theme playing then once it's gone the boss's I'm On Fire... it seems a little disturbed I'll concede, but everyone who's there who actually knew me I think would appreciate the humour in it...
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue May 17, 2011 4:39 pm

I wanna have Blue Jeans & White T-shirts, it means a lot to me Very Happy
Are We The Waiting-Green Day
Waiting-Green Day
So Far Away-Avenged Sevenfold
Good Enough-Evanescence
I love you
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue May 17, 2011 5:38 pm

Totally inappropriate but mine is
"Nothin but A Good time" by Poison

Glam rock classic and my favourite song

Sums up how I wished I lived my life

Just annoyed wont be around to see the look on some peoples faces Smile
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue May 17, 2011 5:50 pm

definitely stop crying your heart out!
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu May 19, 2011 6:28 pm

Bad-U2
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu May 19, 2011 6:29 pm

..preferably played on a large screen from Rattle and Hum.
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu May 19, 2011 6:37 pm

I want

City and Colour - Body In A Box
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri May 20, 2011 2:57 am

Sofouska wrote:
I wanna have Blue Jeans & White T-shirts, it means a lot to me Very Happy
Are We The Waiting-Green Day
Waiting-Green Day
So Far Away-Avenged Sevenfold
Good Enough-Evanescence
I love you
Not that I want to be that guy (Okay maybe a little), but you're probably not going to choose those songs when you get older.
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri May 20, 2011 8:06 am

not ever really thought about this before but have now decided I want 'long live the queen' by frank turner, makes me cry at every gig i go to!
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri May 20, 2011 2:25 pm

well, you've only got until tomorrow to decide, and then there won't be anybody around to actually play them Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMon May 23, 2011 9:30 am

steady now steady now wrote:
well, you've only got until tomorrow to decide, and then there won't be anybody around to actually play them Twisted Evil

haha love it!
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMon May 23, 2011 12:51 pm

Gaslight23 wrote:
I want

City and Colour - Body In A Box

This.

Winter - Bayside
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMon May 23, 2011 2:23 pm

Motorcycle Drive By, 3rd Eye Blind
We Came to Dance, TGA (esp the part ...we'll blow one last kiss to all the beautiful nights like this....)
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PostSubject: I wonder which song they're gonna play when we go...   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri Mar 09, 2012 2:51 pm

Apologies for the downbeat topic, but I'm curious to hear some thoughts...

A distant relative died a few days ago. He was a jerk, so I'm not shedding any tears, but it got me wondering: Did hear the chains rattling before he went? Was it his wedding song? Or was it nothing at all?

(Of course, listening to the 59 Sound moments ago isn't helping my mental process...)

So - what song would you want to be your last? Gaslight, not Gaslight, whatever you want.

For me, it would be a toss-up between Gaslight's "The Backseats" and La Mamma Morta from the opera Andrea Chenier.

How's that for esoteric!?

(edited to add: by this I mean what's the last song you want to hear before you die - not what do you want played at your funeral...)


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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri Mar 09, 2012 2:57 pm

NonGaslight-Thunder Road, or Born to Run
Gaslight-Old White Lincoln or Miles Davis and the Cool/


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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri Mar 09, 2012 3:00 pm

Hmm, I've been thinking about this the last few days myself after a funeral. My dad chose Andrea Bocelli - Nessun Dorma to be played at my grandpa's service. I think it was a really good choice.
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PostSubject: Re: funeral songs   funeral songs - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri Mar 09, 2012 7:38 pm

Casey wrote:
If I Ever Leave This World Alive - Flogging Molly

Double ditto!

I love that song!
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