Tag Archives: the saddest songs on earth
hungry ghosts – i don’t think about you anymore, but i don’t think about you anyless
Not to be confused with the group of the same name from the UK. From Melbourne, these guys unfortunately disbanded in 2001 after having self-released an EP, and then two albums produced by Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth). This track is taken from the album Alone Alone (2000).
shellac – shoe song
From 1000 Hurts (2000).
morrissey – seasick, yet still docked
One of the most beautifully orchestrated of all Morrissey’s abject songs about self-pity. From the 1992 album, Your Arsenal.
aimee mann – wise up
Aimee Mann in 1999.
With diegetic sound from the denouement montage in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia, to which the song is central.
anita lane – the world’s a girl
damien rice and lisa hannigan – volcano (live)
radiohead – exit music for a film (zeffirelli’s romeo and juliet)
the durutti column – tomorrow
From the album Circuses and Bread (Factory Benelux,1986)