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#499291 - 06/15/16 12:03 PM Re: Songs for survivors [Re: jj78]
Bryan7601 Offline


Registered: 05/19/16
Posts: 21
Loc: GA
Depeche Mode - A Higher Love

I can taste, more than feel
This burning inside is so real
I can almost lay my hands upon
The warm glow that lingers on

Moved, lifter higher
Moved, my souls on fire
Moved, by a higher love

I surrender all control
To the desire that consumes me whole
And leads me by the hand to infinityand lies in wait at the heart of me

Moved, lifted higher
Moved, my souls on fire
Moved, by a higher love

Heaven bound on the wings of love
There's so much you can rise above

Moved lifted higher
Moved, my souls on fire
Moved, by a higher love
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#499331 - 06/16/16 10:23 AM Re: Songs for survivors [Re: jj78]
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Registered: 08/04/13
Posts: 495
This is a beautiful video.


Edited by bluesky (06/16/16 01:36 PM)
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Where the fear has gone there will be nothing.
Only I will remain."
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#499451 - 06/22/16 08:44 AM Re: Songs for survivors [Re: jj78]
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Posts: 495
I just wish Peter Pan came for me.
I love this song.


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Where the fear has gone there will be nothing.
Only I will remain."
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#499573 - 06/26/16 06:04 PM Re: Songs for survivors [Re: jj78]
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Posts: 495
Songs that make me feel good and help to get through the day.




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Where the fear has gone there will be nothing.
Only I will remain."
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#500559 - 08/06/16 03:43 AM Re: Songs for survivors [Re: jj78]
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Registered: 02/02/10
Posts: 121
Loc: Pennsylvania
I love this song, and it helps me every day. The lyrics sound like they were written just for me. It has a great message. Give it a chance. Kintsugi by John Flynn:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoC5QSkb-eg
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#501069 - 08/27/16 07:44 PM Re: Songs for survivors [Re: jj78]
LinEar Offline


Registered: 06/02/15
Posts: 216
Loc: USA
Thanks GoHomeAgain.

Childhood Summer by Sara Groves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ty7Nx02nS7s

It can be triggering for me, a line or two -- good when I need to let it out though.
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#502174 - 09/30/16 10:41 PM Re: Songs for survivors [Re: jj78]
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Registered: 12/10/10
Posts: 143
Loc: Midwest
I know it's been a while since I posted a song, but here is one that when I hear it, it just puts me in a pensive mood. This has to be one of my favorite remakes of all time. For me the sound of silence is meaningful in that many times the abuse would happen without either of us saying a word. It's like by not talking, I was not participating in what was happening. On a broader level, many of us were encouraged to be silent, and thankfully this sight has helped encourage us to break that silence.

"The Sound of Silence"-Disturbed

Sound of Silence-Disturbed

And a great live version of this song:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bk7RVw3I8eg



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#504226 - 11/20/16 10:38 PM 1637south [Re: jj78]
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Registered: 01/24/03
Posts: 336
Loc: Texas
Cherokee Louise ~ Joni Mitchell

When the stuff of my childhood was going on, I spent hundreds of hours hiding in the vast stormdrains underneath interstate 44. The main entrances were more than an eighth of a mile from Doris's house, but I could crawl into a street gutter and down an eighteen inch diameter pipe to them a couple houses down. Adults couldn't fit.

Joni Mitchell wrote the song about a friend from her childhood, so it would have happened at least a decade before I was born. Still there is I don't know. ..sadness but validation that other people sought the same sort of refuge I did.


CHEROKEE LOUISE

Cherokee Louise is hiding in this tunnel
In the Broadway bridge
We're crawling on our knees
We've got flashlights and batteries
We've got cold cuts from the fridge

Last year about this time
We used to climb up in the branches
Just to sway there in some breeze
Now the cops on the street
They want Cherokee Louise

People like to talk
Tongues are waggin' over fences
Waggin' over phones
All their doors are locked
God she can't even come to our house
But I know where she'll go

To the place where you can stand
And press your hands like it was bubble bath
In dust piled high as me

Down under the street
My friend
Poor Cherokee Louise

Ever since we turned 13
It's like a minefield
Walking to the door
Going out you get the 3rd degree
And comin' in you get the 3rd world war

Tuesday after school
We put our pennies on the rails
And when the train went by
We were jumpin' round like fools
Goin' "Look no heads or tails"
Goin' "Look my lucky prize"

She runs home to her foster dad
He opens up a zipper
And he yanks her to her knees
Oh please be here-please
My friend
Poor Cherokee Louise

Cherokee Louise is hiding in this tunnel
In the Broadway bridge
We're crawling on our knees
We've got Archie and Silver Screen
I know where she is

The place where you can stand
And press your hand like it was bubblebath
In dust piled high as me

Down under the street
My friend
Poor Cherokee Louise

Oh Cherokee Louise
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