Souvenir - the Depth and the Whisper

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Souvenir - the Depth and the Whisper

While this playlist covers all kinds of behavior that can lead to grief, without doubt the most predominant theme addressed is that of loss: loss of a relationship, loss of a loved one, loss of anything that has a deep emotional connection to a person. And while everybody’s experience of loss is different, there are some fundamental desires that people dealing with loss seem to share:…

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August - Vincent Lima

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August - Vincent Lima

I started this playlist with the simple idea that if you’re experiencing grief, then listening to sad music is actually a good thing - we even wrote an article about it here. Over the last year or so the playlist has covered many different types of grief, or at least, reasons for grief - but there’s something about the experience of losing a loved one - particularly if it was unexpected or they were very young - that drives a particularly deep and powerful type of grief…

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Ruby - Foster The People

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Ruby - Foster The People

Sometimes it's all just so exhausting - you know?

Everyone has their own "thing" to deal with - the thing that drains you of energy and intent - the thing that has you spiraling down into bad behavior and ever increasing distance from normal.  And what do you do when you're here?  When you're self sabotaging and listening to the wrong voices?…

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When I First Met Your Ma - Paul Kelly

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When I First Met Your Ma - Paul Kelly

I'm taking advantage of my guest spot here on the Grieve list by introducing you to one of Australia's finest storytellers Mr. Paul Kelly.

A true Aussie icon, and indisputably the jewel in the crown of home grown artists, in my eyes. Fact or fiction, his writing has the ability to lift you from the darkest of depths or bring you to tears with honesty and realism that cuts to the bone…

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Two Hearts - Cathal Flaherty

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Two Hearts - Cathal Flaherty

This week's track is a little different in that it isn't what you would typically call a sad song - but then not every track on the Music to Grieve To playlist is going to be morose or downbeat.  Tracks make this list because they're great at evoking emotion - the songs on Cathal Flaherty's recent EP The Head & Heart are brilliant at this.

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