Love Of My Life - Queen

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Love Of My Life - Queen

Valentine’s Day huh?

Oh joy - another “holiday” that fills me with dread. The celebration of love - of togetherness - of Romance with a capital R. And yes - I suppose it’s kinda cute in grade school as we establish early on that popularity is driven by looks rather than smarts and the pretty ones count their cards - but as adults - really?…

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Suspirium - Thom Yorke

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Suspirium - Thom Yorke

This is a waltz.

But this is also an offering, an offering of sweat and tears, a sea of tears for each and everyone of the deceased troubled souls of this world, dead without an inch of mercy, left too early or too suddenly, left without explanation, left without compassion, killed without regret, left with all their wounds fresh, left broken and fragmented, left without a moment of silence, without anyone to mourn them…

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What It Is - Autumn Dawn Leader

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What It Is - Autumn Dawn Leader

I like Autumn Leader - I like this track - and while it’s a little more raw than the majority of the songs on this playlist - the lyric is undeniable. Followers of the list will be familiar with my particular disdain for platitudes and positive messages - inspirational quotes - in quotes - make me want to throw up - preferably on the person who posted them…

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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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