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Can anyone recommend any songs about somebody passing away?


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MC Lars - Twenty Three [about suicide but still a very touching song]


Bowling For Soup - Goodbye Friend [as above more suicide related but once again, extremely touching]


 


 


Only 2 I can think of bud, and likely not exactly what youre looking for.


 


But either way, I hope youre holding up dude, I cant even begin to imagine what you must be going through. If it helps, Ive found that Swim by Jacks Mannequin is a really good song to sort of help you stay slightly positive. Well, as positive as you can be anyway.


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Some obvious ones are...


 


Queen - The Show Must Go On


James Taylor - Fire and Rain


 


but newer ones would be..


 


Jimmy Eat World - Hear You Me


Brand New - Guernica (It's about Jesse's grandfather's death)


Bright Eyes - Easy/Lucky/Free


Modest Mouse - Ocean Breathes Salty


Radiohead - Pyramid Song 


The Format - At The Wake / The Format - On Your Porch


Death Cab For Cutie - What Sarah Said


Manchester Orchestra - Sleeper 1972


New Found Glory - Sonny


Sufjan Stevens - Casimir Pulaski Day


Wilco - On & On & On


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>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_n8TuSVmOrw

 

>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mDkKam2aHw

 

>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaY1navSEws

 

>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwjOaEVLEZk

 

>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjAXkdPyQeE

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Probably the most upbeat beautiful song about death I've ever heard, about the death of a tour bus


 


>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etGcoasAErw


 


Always puts me in a good mood and I think in a poetic light hearted sort of way it may help you too bro.  Just, get in your car


and blast it.


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