Soundtrack of the NOM

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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by Lithium Sunset » Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:32 pm

I want to go through this thread and listen to all the songs. Well, most of them haha.

Here is one I am addicted to at the moment. I think it’s absolutely beautiful... You will have to be open minded about it though (and read). I think it fits, but all I really know is that it fits for me.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=utRRAnF-mIk

Kisetsu Wa Tsugitsugi Shindeiku by Amazarashi
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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by Mad Jax » Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:47 am

Songs like this were a catharsis for me when I had my FC, and still are in other situations. This is one of my favorites, for reasons I can't say (because the lyrics don't really match up to a FC but whatever).

Human Strain
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IEzyGk_oyg
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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by Ho Lee Turtle » Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:22 am

Paul Simon’s “Flowers Never Bend With the Rainfall” has been helpful to me on several occasions. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Fd-DvSTBq1o

I especially like these two parts of the song:

“I am blinded by the light
Of God and truth and right
And I wander in the night without direction.
So I'll continue to continue to pretend”

“So my fantasy
Becomes reality,
And I must be what I must be and face tomorrow.
So I'll continue to continue to pretend”

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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by Just This Guy » Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:58 pm

I consider Counting Stars by OneRepublic the song of my faith crisis. While I know that's not what it was written about, I do find it oddly fits for me.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hT_nvWreIhg

Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming about the things that we could be
But baby I been, I been prayin' hard
Said no more counting dollars
We'll be counting stars
Yeah, we'll be counting stars

I see this life
Like a swinging vine
Swing my heart across the line
In my faces flashing signs
Seek it out and ye shall find
The old, but I'm not that old
Young, but I'm not that bold
And I don't think the world is sold
I'm just doing what we're told
I, feel something so right
Doing the wrong thing
I, feel something so wrong
But doing the right thing
I could lie, could lie, could lie
Everything that kills me makes me feel alive

Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming 'bout the things that we could be
Baby I been, I been prayin' hard
Said no more counting dollars
We'll be counting stars
Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming 'bout the things that we could be
But baby I been, I been prayin' hard
Said no more counting dollars
We'll be, we'll be counting stars

I feel the love
And I feel it burn
Down this river every turn
Hope is a four letter word
Make that money
Watch it burn
Old, but I'm not that old
Young, but I'm not that bold
And I don't think the world is sold
I'm just doing what we're told
I, feel something so wrong
But doing the right thing
I could lie, could lie, could lie
Everything that drowns me makes me wanna fly

Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming about the things that we could be
Baby I been, I been prayin' hard
Said no more counting dollars
We'll be counting stars
Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming 'bout the things that we could be
But baby I been, I been prayin' hard
Said no more counting dollars
We'll be, we'll be counting stars
Take that money and watch it burn
Sink in the river the lessons I learned
Take that money and watch it burn
Sink in the river the lessons I learned
Take that money and watch it burn
Sink in the river the lessons I learned
Take that money and watch it burn
Sink in the river the lessons I learned
Everything that kills me makes me feel alive

Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming 'bout the things that we could be
Baby I been, I been prayin' hard
Said no more counting dollars
We'll be counting stars
Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming 'bout the things that we could be
Baby I been, I been prayin' hard
Said no more counting dollars
We'll be, we'll be counting stars
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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by RubinHighlander » Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:21 am

Here's a good one from Godsmack:

Bad Religion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTQQtTU-paU
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzmYP3PbfXE

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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by wtfluff » Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:07 am

RubinHighlander wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:21 am
Here's a good one from Godsmack:

Bad Religion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTQQtTU-paU
Another good "Faith Crisis" tune from godsmack:

Runin' Blind


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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by RubinHighlander » Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:31 am

wtfluff wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:07 am
RubinHighlander wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:21 am
Here's a good one from Godsmack:

Bad Religion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTQQtTU-paU
Another good "Faith Crisis" tune from godsmack:

Runin' Blind


See you on August 2nd Rubin?
I do want to go - them tickets a bit spendy. Have you been to this venue before? Is the lawn section any good?
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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by wtfluff » Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:11 pm

RubinHighlander wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:31 am
I do want to go - them tickets a bit spendy. Have you been to this venue before? Is the lawn section any good?
I've seen a few shows at the amphitheater, both seated and on the lawn. In my (useless) opinion, the lawn section is great. Lawn tickets are cheap. Get there early, reserve your spot, bring your binoculars.

I'll be in the lawn section on the 2nd, you're welcome to join me. :ugeek:
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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by Red Ryder » Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:13 pm

wtfluff wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:11 pm
RubinHighlander wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:31 am
I do want to go - them tickets a bit spendy. Have you been to this venue before? Is the lawn section any good?
I've seen a few shows at the amphitheater, both seated and on the lawn. In my (useless) opinion, the lawn section is great. Lawn tickets are cheap. Get there early, reserve your spot, bring your binoculars.

I'll be in the lawn section on the 2nd, you're welcome to join me. :ugeek:
I want to come! Might be a little too far north for me but....
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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by wtfluff » Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:08 pm

Red Ryder wrote:
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:13 pm
wtfluff wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:11 pm
RubinHighlander wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:31 am
I do want to go - them tickets a bit spendy. Have you been to this venue before? Is the lawn section any good?
I've seen a few shows at the amphitheater, both seated and on the lawn. In my (useless) opinion, the lawn section is great. Lawn tickets are cheap. Get there early, reserve your spot, bring your binoculars.

I'll be in the lawn section on the 2nd, you're welcome to join me. :ugeek:
I want to come! Might be a little too far north for me but....
All NOMies are welcome at the Godsmack Pic-A-Nic. :D
Faith does not give you the answers, it just stops you asking the questions. -Frater Ravus

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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by Deepthinker » Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:13 pm

A couple of songs on my repeat list.

Flora Cash - You're Somebody Else
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mCSFNsYmcY

Bad Flower - Ghost
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLUEPJCs660

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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by achilles » Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:18 pm

Recently discovered this great track:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_y1riy0WYU

Great words for those whose youth was swallowed up by the Church:

"I know we're getting older, but that don't mean it's over."

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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by Lithium Sunset » Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:42 am

achilles wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:18 pm
Recently discovered this great track:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_y1riy0WYU

Great words for those whose youth was swallowed up by the Church:

"I know we're getting older, but that don't mean it's over."

Live your lives, ride or die!
I really like this song; thanks for sharing! Fun video too.
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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by Lithium Sunset » Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:06 pm

Sorry, I know these are in Japanese so hard to relate to on an extra level, but I just think Amazarashi's lyrics are moving.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3x9S53o ... ex=12&t=0s

Life is Beautiful:
"No matter what happens, I’ll always be right here.
I’ll be surprised every time you decide to come home.
I’ve loved singing since I was a boy, but I didn’t have the confidence to tell anyone.
It’s been a while. How are things over there? As long as you’re fine, that’s all that really matters.
We said we’d never complain to each other, but maybe we can talk about the past sometime.

I’m still singing my songs even now, though some might say I’m a little too dark for their taste.
But because I told myself that I’d never lose, I was able to make it all the way to where I am now.
I won’t let anybody take this feeling from me. I can feel so much weight piling on my shoulders.
Do you remember those who gave up, those given up, and those whose dreams fell through in the end?

On this planet of short lives and disappearing dreams, all the sad stories don’t seem so surprising.
To think that people can smile through their tears in spite of it all. Life is beautiful.
What we gain in one hand, we lose from the other. Nothing is ever enough. It makes us want to cry.
And somehow, we don’t let ourselves stay steeped in our regrets. Life is beautiful.

Down at my favorite bar, I got carried away. The sun met us idiots on the way home next morning.
Someone said it looked like the sun rose for us. My headache that day made my laughter awkward.
Looking back, those days seem so far away now. The guitar I had back then is all caked with dust.
But if there’s one thing I can say after all this time, the dawn waiting for us is just around the corner.

In this town of betrayals and things passing us by, all the bitter crying everywhere isn’t so surprising.
To think that every one of these things is still able to move us so. Life is beautiful.
Shortly after a fight at a family restaurant, a man stepped onto the train and waved until he was gone.
He promised never to look back at the passing scenery again. Life is beautiful.

Would you look at the time. I guess you should head on home.
I don’t really want to you to go, but I'm sure you feel the same.
I’m filled with anxiety, but forward’s all there is. A little enthusiasm can take you anywhere.
Touring from Tokyo on up to Aomori, no matter the venue I played, it was always good to me.
After all, I love any place where you get to sing. As long as I get to sing this song for you.

This is a song that draws out the tears from the crowd. I’ll never lose what matters to me ever again.
Never look back. You won’t find any flowers blooming there. Life is beautiful.
Well then, see you again, and remember to treat your body well. Careful when you walk, I see you staggering.
Look over there. The morning sun has already risen. Life is beautiful.
Life is beautiful."


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4rFwJKDcso

There was a Time when I Thought about Dying/The Reason Why I Thought I'd Die:

"There was a time when I thought about dying, because the seagulls squawked at the end of the pier.
Drifting aimlessly at sea ‘til they'd all flown away, having pecked at my life like scraps of bread...
If I lie down beneath the sunlight streaming through the trees, will I become like the dirt and insect remains?…

I warm myself up at this old wooden station, though I don't really feel like going anywhere.
But today feels exactly like yesterday, and if I don’t change something, tomorrow will be the same.
I know it will. I know it will, and yet still…

There was a time when I thought about dying, because I was nothing but an empty husk.
And whenever someone cries because they’re not happy, I’m sure it’s because they really want to be.

There was a time when I thought about dying, because my shoelaces had come undone.
I was never very good at retying them. Kind of like how I am with the ties between people.
There was a time when I thought about dying, because some kid wouldn’t stop staring at me.
...
The boy sits tucked inside a birdcage, ears covered to drown out the ringing school bell.
I’m fighting an enemy I can’t even see, the Don Quixote of this apartment.
Honestly, I bet the prize isn't all that great.

There was a time when I thought about dying, because everyone said I didn’t have a heart.
And whenever someone cries longing for another’s love, it’s because they accidentally learned what the real thing feels like.

There was a time when I thought about dying, because you just had to have such a pretty smile.
And whenever someone can’t help but think about dying, I’m sure it’s because we’re all trying a little too hard.

There was a time when I thought about dying. It must have been because I hadn’t met you yet.
And if people like you can exist in this world, then maybe I like it a little after all.

And if people like you are living in this world, then maybe it’s alright to hope a little too."


I tried to take out lines from the second song to shorten it but I don't think it really helped. Their songs are usually over five minutes long.
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Re: Soundtrack of the NOM

Post by jfro18 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:22 pm

I can't believe I haven't found this thread before... I love this one from Pearl Jam called Getaway.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZ7YV7oRDy4

Everyone’s a critic looking back up the river
Every boat is leaking in this town
Everybody is thinking they can all be delivered sitting in a box like lost and found

But I found my place and it’s all right
We’re all searching for a better way
Get this off my plate
It’s all right, I got my own way to believe

Find a lighthouse in the dark stormy weather
We all could use a sedative right now
Holy rollers sitting with their backs to the middle all alone and sinking the bow

And if you want to have to pray, it’s all right
We all be thinking with our different brain get this off my plate
It’s all right, I got my own way to believe

It’s okay - Sometimes you find yourself having to put all your faith in no faith
Mine is mine and yours won’t take its place
Now, make your getaway

Science says we’re making love like the lizards
Try and say that fossils ain’t profound
Silence says we’re not allowed to consider
Silence says stand up sit down you’re out

But I found my place
And it’s all right, I’m bearing witness to some better things, get this off my plate
It’s all right, I’ve got my own way to believe

It’s okay, sometimes you find yourself being told to change your ways
There’s no way, mine is mine and yours won’t take its place, now make your getaway
It’s okay, sometimes you find yourself having to put all your faith in no faith
Mine is mine and yours won’t take its place
Now make your getaway, it’s okay
Sometimes you find yourself being told to change your ways
For god’s sake, mine is mine and yours won’t take its place
Now, make your getaway
Now, make your getaway

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