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blue&whiteman
Apr 1, 2004, 12:46 PM
thought I would start a thread here to see what kind of music the members here are really into and/or moved by..

I myself am a very big reggae fan. I do not like much after 75 from the industry. mainly into old roots, old dub, old ska.

Augustus Pablo, King Tubby, Horace Andy, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Wailers, Skatelites just to name a few.

MorganX
Apr 1, 2004, 02:03 PM
thought I would start a thread here to see what kind of music the members here are really into and/or moved by..

I myself am a very big reggae fan. I do not like much after 75 from the industry. mainly into old roots, old dub, old ska.

Augustus Pablo, King Tubby, Horace Andy, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Wailers, Skatelites just to name a few.

I'm into UK Garage right now (Artful Dodger, Sunship). American R&B needs a shot of new funk. It's just a million and one ways to say, I like your butt and want to have sex with you.

PlaceofDis
Apr 1, 2004, 02:27 PM
TOOL - mind blowing and just wow...A Perfect Circle too obviously....

Daveman Deluxe
Apr 1, 2004, 02:33 PM
I love classical music, especially the early Romantic stuff, such as Schumann, Chopin, and the like.

As for more pop-style music goes, my "A" list is Mark Schultz and Caedmon's Call... too awesome.

wdlove
Apr 1, 2004, 02:47 PM
I also love classical music. It falls into so many genre, such as popular, movies, and religious. Music with regards to the military moves me to great pride.

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applemacdude
Apr 1, 2004, 02:50 PM
Rammstein

Savage Henry
Apr 1, 2004, 02:57 PM
Pink Floyd I spose would be high on my list, along with Otis Redding and the voice of Captain Beefheart.

It really all depends on my mood, but those three tend to take me to another place.

macka
Apr 1, 2004, 03:57 PM
I'm into a bit of funk at the moment, my 'recently played' playlist in my iTunes library is mostly Jamiroquai. :)

billyboy
Apr 1, 2004, 04:07 PM
Carlos Santana gets the hairs on my arms standing on end when he gets going on his jams. And John Lee Hooker is a moody soul too.

leftbanke7
Apr 1, 2004, 06:05 PM
To get my booty boppin' and all synapsis firing, I usually go for Trance. It's what usually helps me keep my mind going when I am doing math homework.

jalagl
Apr 1, 2004, 07:03 PM
Trip Hop is the one for me, specially groups such as Massive Attack, Portishead and Hooverphonic (don't know if the latter classifies 100% as trip-hop, but I love their music as well).

Unifinished Sympathy anyone?

blackfox
Apr 1, 2004, 07:21 PM
I really enjoy euro indie pop, such as the offerings from here:
http://www.morrmusic.com/
really like bands from Iceland too...
...I realize I am probably in the minority...

Jeewhizz
Apr 1, 2004, 07:25 PM
ATM I'm loving sigur ros and mm... two top bands :)

Also listening to lucky by radiohead - its a nice song :)

blue&whiteman
Apr 1, 2004, 07:37 PM
Trip Hop is the one for me, specially groups such as Massive Attack, Portishead and Hooverphonic (don't know if the latter classifies 100% as trip-hop, but I love their music as well).

Unifinished Sympathy anyone?

I like some trip hop also. mainly massive attack. the one guy I mention in my original post (Horace Andy) has done a lot of singing for massive attack. horace has been in music since the 60's. in the old reggae scene he was huge.

eyelikeart
Apr 1, 2004, 07:50 PM
Augustus Pablo, King Tubby, Horace Andy, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Wailers, Skatelites just to name a few.

Good stuff. Horace Andy in particular...I'm a Massive Attack fan. ;)

For me, there's a variety of it all...and it comes down mostly to downtempo/triphop & jazz.

My fav artists range from:
Depeche Mode Thievery Corporation Hooverphonic Massive Attack Frank Sinatra Herbie Hancock John Coltrane

just to name a few...

mrjamin
Apr 1, 2004, 08:21 PM
ATM I'm loving sigur ros and mm... two top bands :)

Also listening to lucky by radiohead - its a nice song :)

ditto all of the above

did i mention i spent the day with the guy who mastered kid a and ok computer (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=66342)?? Not quite as impressive as the day I slept with Kylie Minogue tho...

Back on topic, the icelandic scene is so cool, sigur ros are awesome, bjrk is also a real favourite of mine

All time emotive song has to be jeff buckley's cover of "hallelujah" - I have no idea what the song's actually about, and the lyrics are a little off the wall, but man that guy can sing. Also, the tone on that guitar is something else, beautiful beautiful song.

Wash!!
Apr 1, 2004, 09:02 PM
But mostly spanish pop and love song, a little classical, Jazz, hip hop :D

KC9AIC
Apr 1, 2004, 09:42 PM
As far as words, country music and bluegrass moves me pretty well, and has driven me to tears before. But I also like metal, rap, electronica, classical, and religious music (particulary that in Latin).

MacUser1
Apr 1, 2004, 09:59 PM
i listen to all kids of music as well, but i really enjoy oasis and radiohead

Judo
Apr 1, 2004, 10:47 PM
Funk, Soul, Dub is my flavour for the moment.

Just saw James Brown play live the other night.
70 something and still going strong.
Anyone here heard of The Black Seeds?

eclipse525
Apr 1, 2004, 10:56 PM
I appreciate it ALL and Listen to MOST. Music is a great gift.

I'm all over the place. Within a day I'll go from Jazz(old/comtemp) to Acid Jazz/Trip Hop to R&B to HipHop/Rap to Deep House to Various Acoustic sets to Classic Rock to Alternative Rock. I just go with my mood. Gotta love music. Thank GOD for my 40gig iPod. It's my Harp.


~e

blue&whiteman
Apr 1, 2004, 11:16 PM
Funk, Soul, Dub is my flavour for the moment.

Just saw James Brown play live the other night.
70 something and still going strong.
Anyone here heard of The Black Seeds?

all good. never heard of the black seeds though.

yahooz
Apr 1, 2004, 11:19 PM
Jefferson Airplane's White rabbit.

Moxiemike
Apr 1, 2004, 11:21 PM
[QUOTE=eyelikeart]Good stuff. Horace Andy in particular...I'm a Massive Attack fan. ;)

For me, there's a variety of it all...and it comes down mostly to downtempo/triphop & jazz.

My fav artists range from:
Depeche Mode Thievery Corporation Hooverphonic Massive Attack Frank Sinatra Herbie Hancock John Coltrane

just to name a few...[/QUOTE

i'm with you. Add coldplay,stereolab, travis, the smiths, morrissey, the cure, new order, morcheeba, mono, old REM, U2, lamb, cocteau twins, elvis costello....

my itunes tally is 16569 songs and counting

gwuMACaddict
Apr 1, 2004, 11:39 PM
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WOW! how in the world did wdlove get censored?!?

anyhow... rythem and blues/rock and roll, i can sit and listen to that for hours. good good stuff.

also, country and mozart and bach. depends on the mood i guess

acidrock
Apr 1, 2004, 11:39 PM
I really love all kinds of music. Recently I've been listening to a lot of classical when I study, Radiohead, Rufus Wainright (I like pop but not like Briteny Spears). I like Jazz and have been listening to some including Norah Jones' new Cd. What else, Swingle Singers too I guess, oh and a few musicals like Rent and the soundtrack to O' Brother. Before I go to bed I often listen to some R&B, will play Q's Jook Joint, or Pure Soul- (they sang) We Must Be in Love (big hit in '95).

Les Kern
Apr 2, 2004, 12:11 AM
Yes
Close to The Edge, Man

oldschool
Apr 2, 2004, 12:11 AM
Desperado..

ZeppelinArmada
Apr 2, 2004, 12:42 AM
Very few songs have really moved me; those that have I remember like Funny Break by Orbital and Teardrop (http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?playlistId=769901&selectedItemId=769896) by Massive Attack.

boomtopper
Apr 2, 2004, 02:49 AM
The most ultimate album of all time has to be Aphex twin's selected ambient works.
I love loads of weird experimental music like John Cage Autechre Stockhausen.

kettle
Apr 2, 2004, 03:05 AM
DEVIN TOWNSEND (http://www.hevydevy.com)

or if you need it a bit heavier...

Strapping Young Lad (http://www.strappingyounglad.com)

Awimoway
Apr 2, 2004, 03:18 AM
Show tunes.




Okay, okay, I kid. :D I like music, but I'm not easily moved by it like I am by, say, a great dramatic performance. I like all kinds of music--lately retro rock and trance are what I listen to most. But probably the only music that moves me is opera. (Which ain't too far removed from show tunes, so maybe the joke's on me... :rolleyes: )

blue&whiteman
Apr 2, 2004, 06:21 AM
anyone who likes Elvis Costello will like a local Canadian guy named Ron Sexsmith. its very mellow but very light and happy. he blends beautiful melodies with very well written words. his voice is a bit off but it really grows on you. I highly recommend it!

"I see her face, framed in blue sky. At the top of a slide... coming down" just a sample of his words from "Strawberry Blonde"

eyelikeart
Apr 2, 2004, 08:40 AM
[QUOTE=eyelikeart]
i'm with you. Add coldplay,stereolab, travis, the smiths, morrissey, the cure, new order, morcheeba, mono, old REM, U2, lamb, cocteau twins, elvis costello....

my itunes tally is 16569 songs and counting

add all of those to my list too...I didn't want to keep posting names... ;)

as for libraries...mine's 12266 & counting...

vollspacken
Apr 2, 2004, 12:05 PM
EVERYTHING!!!

I love music, it's my life!!!

vSpacken

parrothead
Apr 2, 2004, 05:06 PM
Almost any merengue or salsa makes me want to move. But as far as moving me I would say the Indigo Girls, Johann Strauss Jr., and Jimmy Buffett

Sweetfeld28
Apr 2, 2004, 06:44 PM
I pretty much listen to stuff like: Travis, the Doves, Coldplay, Dave Mathews, Red Hot Chilli Peppers. Recently i've been getting into bands like: The Postal Service, Something Corporate, and other bands like that.

I also like many other types of music such as: country (a little, not alot), techno (the crystal method, fatboy slim, Moby), and some POP.

Ambrose Chapel
Apr 3, 2004, 01:25 PM
i've been a music lover since as far back as i can remember. i've gone through dozens of phases already. right now i'm listening to iron & wine's our endless numbered days, wilco's a ghost is born, the fall's hex enduction hour, various palace LPs, and eno's before & after science.

TimDaddy
Apr 3, 2004, 04:02 PM
As far as words, country music and bluegrass moves me pretty well, and has driven me to tears before. But I also like metal, rap, electronica, classical, and religious music (particulary that in Latin).

Do you like J.D. Crowe? He's my great-uncle. I've never met him, though.

I mostly jam to rap and r&b, I like stuff from the late eighties through mid-nineties. Probably because I listened to it all the time as a kid, and didn't notice as the styles slowly evolved. I think that may be why most people say "music was so much better in the 19xx's. They just grew up, got a job, wife, kids, and house, and turned on the radio years later and everything had changed!

I like a little of everything. I like a little bit of bluegrass. I like a lot of country, but not much new stuff besides Allen Jackson, Toby Keith, and the Dixie Chicks. Even Allen Jackson's newer music isn't all that great, to me. I liked the soundtrack to Life, but overall I'm not big on bluegrass. I like a lot of Brittney-Christina Pop stuff, but not enough to pay for it. I even like a little of Justin Timberlake, since he started hanging out with rappers and copying their style. Still, not enough to pay for him. The last time I actually purchased a whole cd was this week. I ordered all of OutKast's albums. I had most of them at one time or another, but lost them moving, loaning them to friends, and a stolen car incident! I like Rammstein, though I have no idea what they are saying! I saw Shaggy in concert last year, and I really loved him. I never realised how much talent he has. I guess I like about anything, if I get a chance to chill out, listen, and give it a chance. If I would rather be doing something else, and have preconceived opions on someone, I'm not going to like them.

Angelus
Apr 4, 2004, 07:02 PM
Wicked Game -Chris Isaak
The Scientist- Coldplay
Angel-Sarah McLachlan
Wild Horses-The Sundays
Hallelujah-Jeff Buckley
The Island-Paul Brady

These songs make me very emotional

Wes
Apr 4, 2004, 07:48 PM
I'm a AltRock/Semi-Punk person recently liking: Incubus, Yellowcard, the Used, Lucky Boys Confusion, Hoobastank etc.

But for stirring me up, and I'm sure all the Brits will agree, Jerusalem, Or Swing Low Sweet Chariot.

scem0
Apr 4, 2004, 07:55 PM
I like many different genres but the music the 'moves' me would have to be ballad type songs by divas. Like Mariah Carey's "Looking In", "When I Saw You", and "I am Free"; or Whitney Houston's "I will always love you"; etc.

scem0

Jovian9
Apr 4, 2004, 09:27 PM
Radiohead
Low
Sigur Ros
Bjork
Mazzy Star
Aceyalone
Casino vs Japan
Boards of Canada
Pink Floyd
Air
The Flaming Lips

neut
Apr 4, 2004, 10:19 PM
Lately i've been into a lot of funk/pop/hip-pop. Jamiroquai, neptunes (N.E.R.D.), JT, michael jackson (early years), remy shand, etc..

Though i listen to just about everything else on this thread plus: richard d. james, squarepusher, autechre, boards of canada (blah, blah, blah, and the rest of warp, rephlex, and associated labels), those three mc's and one dj guys, roots, BEP, damien rice, amon tobin, kid koala (and the rest of ninja tune), NIN (and all of nothing records), organech ;), cosm (http://www.cosmbreaks.com), bowie, phillip glass, tool (and projects... wtf happened to tapeworm!!!) and a crap load of other artists that i don't really feel like listing right now. :D

just saw Black Eyed Peas, N.E.R.D., and Spymob (they also played for shae and pharell) in concert Friday... Damien Rice on Sat., but APC canceled Monday's show cause maynard is sick. :(

so yeah, i like music; and i like to move to it. :)


peace.

taeclee99
Apr 4, 2004, 11:02 PM
Here are my current favorites.

Frank Sinatra - The Capitol Records Years (Nothing beats listening to the Chairman at night while sippin coffee)

New Order - one of the best bands of the eighties...heck one of the best bands period.

John Mayer - DMB fans give him no respect. But Mayer is clearly proof that cloning is a good thing. =)

Michelle Branch - She sings and plays guitar well. Who can ask for anything more?

Norah Jones - simply one of best new jazz artists in a long time. Soon to be another great lady of song.

Josh Groban - what a voice...simply amazing.

tlogb
Apr 4, 2004, 11:09 PM
on heavy rotation lately:

TCM - Legion of Boom
Massive Attack - Mezzanine
Underworld - dubnobasswithmyheadman
Junkie XL - Radio JXL a broadcast from the computer hell cabin
Sneaker Pimps - Becoming X
Anberlin - Blueprints for the Black Market <subliminal> buy this album </subliminal>
Blink 182 - Blink 182
Diffuser - Making the Grade
Hoobastank - The Reason
Maroon 5 - Songs About Jane
RHCP - By the Way
Sense Field - Tonight and Forever
Zwan - Mary Star of the Sea

scem0
Apr 4, 2004, 11:28 PM
Bjork

Good one that I forgot to mention.

I was actually listening to her when I read that (and I still am - 'Joga').

Bjork definitely has 'moving' music.

scem0

Rend It
Apr 5, 2004, 12:32 AM
In rough order, from extremely moving to very moving:

Fugazi
The Cure (especially Disintegration)
Mojave 3 (or any band with Neil Halstead)
Postal Service (or any band with Ben Gibbard)
Cocteau Twins
Radiohead
Do Make Say Think
The Smiths (Morrissey, mostly)
Jeff Buckley
Bjork
;)

neut
Apr 5, 2004, 09:31 AM
Good one that I forgot to mention.

I was actually listening to her when I read that (and I still am - 'Joga').

Bjork definitely has 'moving' music.

scem0

dude, have you heard the ATR mixes of Joga? dope.

*****

oh yeah, i don't know how but i forgot to mention: Def Jux and the Quanamm crews (Aesop, ELP, Blackalicious, etc.).

... and a bunch of other ****.


peace.

blue&whiteman
Apr 5, 2004, 09:37 AM
yes, bjork is awesome. very unique and talented.

g30ffr3y
Apr 5, 2004, 12:03 PM
music that moves me...

radiohead
the cure
coldplay
delerium

music that gets me moving

zeromancer
delerium
professional murder music
cradle of filth

bjork only moves me to turn off the stereo... i think she's bloody horrid!!!

iMook
Apr 5, 2004, 12:16 PM
I'm sorta confused. It seems that some of you are just posting music that you like, not just emotionally moving music.

Music that moves me:
Coco Lee - A Love Before Time
Schindler's List soundtrack
Dvorak's "New World" Symphony
Bartok's Romanian Dances
Josh Groban
Beethoven's Symphony No. 6
Evanescence (the music itself, not the lyrics)
Yuki Hsu & Yoo Seung Joon's "Can't Wait"
"White Reflection" from the Gundam Wing soundtrack
"On My Own" from Broadway's Les Miserables
"Evenstar" from the LOTR soundtrack
Mandy Moore's "Only Hope"
Utada Hikaru's "First Love"

... that's about it for now.

Music I move to:
Usher
Kanye West
Eurobeat... and lots and lots of techno
...and most songs you'll find in the playlist of a good dance club. :D

edit: typo

neut
Apr 5, 2004, 01:40 PM
bjork only moves me to turn off the stereo... i think she's bloody horrid!!!

so yeah, you just lost any respect i had for you...


I'm sorta confused. It seems that some of you are just posting music that you like, not just emotionally moving music.


if music isn't emotional (even mechanical ae is emotional) then it's not music. even crappy techno can cause a dopamine rush. :D

*****

Bjork is the most emotional person i've ever had the pleasure to hear. i love that girl.

1macker1
Apr 5, 2004, 01:51 PM
All music by Me'Shell Ndegeocello

g30ffr3y
Apr 5, 2004, 01:56 PM
so yeah, you just lost any respect i had for you...

Bjork is the most emotional person i've ever had the pleasure to hear. i love that girl.


just my opinion... even the song she did with thom yorke was awful... i understand that a lot of people like her though... i just dont know why...


ps... your avatar is cool... makes me think of the last time i heard a bjork song... hehehe...

Sedulous
Apr 5, 2004, 06:39 PM
Nobody mentioned Leonard Cohen yet...

blue&whiteman
Apr 5, 2004, 07:48 PM
anyone check out ron sexsmith yet? great stuff. you really should hear it. it sounds like elivs costello and the beetles playing folk music. best way to describe it. :)

MattG
Apr 8, 2004, 10:10 AM
just my opinion... even the song [Bjork] did with thom yorke was awful... i understand that a lot of people like her though... i just dont know why...


ps... your avatar is cool... makes me think of the last time i heard a bjork song... hehehe...
I agree. I've tried to like it, but her music is absolutely horrible. She's one of those pretentious artists that makes her music weird for the sake of it being weird. Gimme a break.

Anyway...music that moves me...Lately I've been listening to these CDs by Patty Griffin that I bought. She's got an amazing voice and talent for songwriting.


anyone who likes Elvis Costello will like a local Canadian guy named Ron Sexsmith. its very mellow but very light and happy. he blends beautiful melodies with very well written words. his voice is a bit off but it really grows on you. I highly recommend it!

"I see her face, framed in blue sky. At the top of a slide... coming down" just a sample of his words from "Strawberry Blonde"

Elvis Costello is one of my favs...I'll have to check this guy out!

neut
Apr 8, 2004, 11:28 AM
I agree. I've tried to like it, but her music is absolutely horrible. She's one of those pretentious artists that makes her music weird for the sake of it being weird. Gimme a break.

Anyway...music that moves me...Lately I've been listening to these CDs by Patty Griffin that I bought. She's got an amazing voice and talent for songwriting.




Elvis Costello is one of my favs...I'll have to check this guy out!

so, must it be bland for it to be good?

Bjork is hardly pretentious... it's called emotions; you might try feeling them sometime? it could do you some good.

i think bjork is one of the most beautiful humans ever created. your loss man.

speaking of bjork, Plaid really moves me...


peace.

Awimoway
Apr 8, 2004, 11:38 AM
Count me in as a big Bjrk fan. I find her music ranges from pleasantly dreamlike to movingly dramatic. I don't think it's pretentious. Rather, I think it's uninhibited by staid musical norms.

MattG
Apr 8, 2004, 12:43 PM
so, must it be bland for it to be good?

Bjork is hardly pretentious... it's called emotions; you might try feeling them sometime? it could do you some good.

i think bjork is one of the most beautiful humans ever created. your loss man.

speaking of bjork, Plaid really moves me...


peace.

Because I don't like somebody you like, I know nothing about music with emotion? Believe me, I know plenty, enough to know the difference between music with emotion and trash.

Furthermore, no, it doesn't have to be "bland" to be good. I like plenty of music that by most peoples' standards would probably referred to as "odd," and certainly not "bland." I just don't like music that is pretentious and weird just for the sake of being pretentious and weird. Even the way she acts and dresses is pretentious. She's what I refer to as an "attention whore."

I can think of many other musicians, ranging in all different styles of music, that strike an emotion in me without having to scream out, "oooh, look at me, look at me."

spookz
Apr 8, 2004, 12:59 PM
"dead can dance" is excellent
the "passion" soundtrack (peter gabriel)

operative descriptions for stuff i like is...moody, atmospheric.. yknow, ambient/downtempo/etc

techno sucks

Sabbath
Apr 8, 2004, 01:25 PM
A lot of the music that moves me more recently tends to have strong political message. For example Boysetsfire's "Foundations to Burn" or Sage Francis' "Makeshift Patriot."

The song that last grabbed me by the neck in a Live performance must have been A Perfect Circle's "Noose" can Maynard do no wrong.

neut
Apr 8, 2004, 01:45 PM
Because I don't like somebody you like, I know nothing about music with emotion? Believe me, I know plenty, enough to know the difference between music with emotion and trash.

Furthermore, no, it doesn't have to be "bland" to be good. I like plenty of music that by most peoples' standards would probably referred to as "odd," and certainly not "bland." I just don't like music that is pretentious and weird just for the sake of being pretentious and weird. Even the way she acts and dresses is pretentious. She's what I refer to as an "attention whore."

I can think of many other musicians, ranging in all different styles of music, that strike an emotion in me without having to scream out, "oooh, look at me, look at me."

whatever makes you feel better man.

"attention whore."??? which is why she hides out, doesn't give interviews, and is camera shy (unless she dawns a character for a video or music related photo shoot). so what, you must think marilyn manson is the devil... right? now that's an attention whore... almost as bad as richard simons (though, fortunately not a musician).

too late now. you'd look like a fool if you began to like her. ;)


"dead can dance" is excellent
the "passion" soundtrack (peter gabriel)

operative descriptions for stuff i like is...moody, atmospheric.. yknow, ambient/downtempo/etc

techno sucks

dude, watch your mouth. techno is the reason we have those modern genres of music. remember when aphex (afx) and kinesthesia made techno (... still do). and without anthems, what else would they play at basketball games? ;)

btw- peter gabriel's last album was pimp. much movement going on there.


Sabbath- apc was supposed to play here... until maynard got sick! ****. at least they're rescheduling. last time i saw them was the fragility tour with NIN. those tri-video screens were dope!


peace.

MattG
Apr 8, 2004, 09:00 PM
too late now. you'd look like a fool if you began to like her. ;)
Oh, darn. :confused:

howard
Apr 8, 2004, 09:08 PM
alright alright...break up the bjork fight...


i like vespertine, at first i thought the same thing, she was pretentious and weird sounding, then i got into her...tastes change... you like what you like, and other people have different tastes, whatever.

i'll listen to any song at least once...and lately i've been trying my hardest to keep my mouth shut if i don't like it...its quite difficult ;)

anyway...music that moves me...in no particular order

death cab for cutie
beck
radiohead
ravel
nine inch nails
the album leaf



ok i'll do a short list for now...if you want any specific songs just ask :)

AngryLawnGnome
Apr 8, 2004, 09:17 PM
bjork only moves me to turn off the stereo... i think she's bloody horrid!!!
Yes! Bjork is creepy and weird and her music sucks.
And to destroy the little integrity of my previous comment, I am moved by the Lord of the Rings soundtrack.

blue&whiteman
Apr 8, 2004, 09:41 PM
Elvis Costello is one of my favs...I'll have to check this guy out!


ron's best release by far is the second one called "other songs"