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Cheery Goth Music

Post by Midnight » Fri Nov 18, 2011 4:20 am

Recommendations anyone?
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by PeteW » Fri Nov 18, 2011 8:08 am

Oxymoron :?: :lol:
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by steamwolf » Fri Nov 18, 2011 8:13 am

PeteW wrote:Oxymoron :?: :lol:


I don't know them?
Can you post a few titles please, Pete, so I can do an Amazon search? Or are their tracks download only? :-/ :screwy:
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by ali1234 » Fri Nov 18, 2011 9:01 am

Oxymoron :?: :lol:


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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by Keith Fletcher » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:31 pm

gonna be a very short list i suspect.....



Oxy moron, is a term that appears to contradict itself - such as

Peace force,
Student teacher
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by Midnight » Fri Nov 18, 2011 4:30 pm

:D
i didn't know how else to put it.
ok.


erm... Music that cheers you up when your really low (gothic cliche aside)
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by GingerDoll » Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:28 pm

There's quite a lot of cheery Cure stuff about, like the Head on the Door and large parts of Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me. It's not all doom and gloom in Bob's head. In fact, he's often quite whimsical.

I must admit if I want to go on a mid town oblivion stomp at lunch time there is nothing like the thudding monstrosity of the Sisters of Mercy at their most overblown (Temple of Love, Lucretia, Vision Thing) but I will now go duck for cover whilst other forum members throw tomatoes at me..
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by ali1234 » Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:50 pm

I agree - a good blast of Sisters of Mercy can be cheering. I think although the lyrics aren't exactly cheery that a lot of their stuff is uplifting. I think if you want to dance to music it means it is quite cheery.
Suppose it depends if you find exploring the darker aspects of life and end of the world scenarios in general a problem. If not any of it can be cheery :wink:
Although the least reassuring 'reassuring words' I've ever heard are from Andrew Eldritch : "everything will be alright , everything will turn out fine" in No Time To Cry - scares the hell out of me everytime, feel like I am in a horror film.

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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by deadstuffgrum » Fri Nov 18, 2011 6:11 pm

I never really think of music I like as being depressing, dunno why I'd listen to it if I did! If you want some bouncy stuff though, try a bit of billy- maybe the Cramps or Kitty in a Casket :D
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by slavetolust » Fri Nov 18, 2011 6:46 pm

I've had this discussion loads of times with my mum over the years: Her 'That music you listen to is so depressing, it's like a dirge, I wouldn't call that music, etc etc' Me: 'If you actually listened to it you'd be surprised!' Her: 'No thanks.' Still, I suppose it would be wierd if Mum swapped her Cliff Richard calendar for a Bob Smith one....

Seriously though, I've never found goff music depressing!

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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by Inukeu » Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:38 am

same here I dont find it depressing at all tho others seem to think it's all terrible and sad

Sisters of mercy, The Cure, The Mission, siouxsie and the banshees have some quite uplifting songs erm... The birthday massacre ? jack off jill ? zeitgeist zero ? tho were moving away from trad goth musik now I fear

ooh Voltaire usually puts a smile on my face with some of his songs and if none of the above amuses you then sod it all and put Emillie Autmns cover of Gloomy Sunday on :P
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by Natalieultravixen » Sun Nov 20, 2011 12:18 pm

Voltaire definitely

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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by Inukeu » Sun Nov 20, 2011 1:59 pm

had a shower... and thought of another Scary Bitches some of there tongue-in-cheek songs made me laugh when I first heard them :lol:
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by GingerDoll » Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:17 pm

some Bauhaus lyrics make me laugh, but I suspect that's not what they were aiming to do!
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by Keith Fletcher » Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:09 am

GingerDoll wrote:some Bauhaus lyrics make me laugh, but I suspect that's not what they were aiming to do!



I suspect not.....though I do like the repeated use of ' crack the whip' in Lagartija nick....
It makes me smile XXX
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by Christabel » Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:56 am

Midnight wrote::D
i didn't know how else to put it.
ok.


erm... Music that cheers you up when your really low (gothic cliche aside)



Well, Goth music in general always cheers me up when I feel really low. I don't really think it's depressing.

GingerDoll wrote:some Bauhaus lyrics make me laugh, but I suspect that's not what they were aiming to do!


I suspect that they did have the intention a few times. After all, "Bela Lugosi's Dead" was supposed to be rather tongue in cheek but some people took it more seriously than it was intended. There are a couple of songs I find sort of hilarious, not exactly because of the lyrics (one of them doesn't even have proper lyrics): "Exquisite Corpse" and "Paranoia, paranoia". I think "All we ever wanted (was everything)" is beautiful but what's said at the end is strangely amusing as well.
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by ali1234 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:57 pm

"All we ever wanted (was everything)"


All we ever got was cold.. This has got me wanting to listen to Bauhaus again now.
Sometimes they did have a sense of humour but other times they took themselves far too seriously :D

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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by steamwolf » Mon Nov 21, 2011 4:13 pm

Does Phantom count!!

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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by kev36663 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 5:12 pm

I suppose it depends on what you mean by 'Cheery'

There are certainly plenty of bands who's music is uplifting - Cruxshadows spring to mind a lot.
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Re: Cheery Goth Music

Post by GingerDoll » Mon Nov 21, 2011 5:17 pm

ali1234 wrote:
"All we ever wanted (was everything)"


All we ever got was cold.. This has got me wanting to listen to Bauhaus again now.
Sometimes they did have a sense of humour but other times they took themselves far too seriously :D


'Get up, eat jelly....'

That may have been one of the songs I had in mind!
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