CDs to listen to when you are sad

A Listmania! list by Wishmaster (Cardiff, UK)
 
The Hours
1.  The Hours by Toyah
The list author says:
  "amazing film-amazing music from Philip Glass"
£12.75   Used & New from: £8.46
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Hilmar Orn & Sigur Ros (Angels of the Universe: Original Soundtrack)
2.  Hilmar Orn & Sigur Ros (Angels of the Universe: Original Soundtrack) by Hilmar ÷rn Hilmarsson
The list author says:
  "I haven't seen the film but this is fantastic for a bleak autumn afternoon."
£13.61   Used & New from: £3.68
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Requiem for my Friend
3.  Requiem for my Friend by Zbigniew Preisner
The list author says:
  "Very touching tribute to Kieslowski: unbearably sad at times"
£13.81   Used & New from: £9.90
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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4.  ( ) by Sigur Růs
The list author says:
  "perfect if you are sad but also a bit angry, very poetic music"
£9.99   Used & New from: £2.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

Leaving Las Vegas
5.  Leaving Las Vegas by OST
The list author says:
  "Useful if you've seen the film but this great soundtrack works perfectly on its own. Check out the Sting tracks"
£9.98   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Curtains [Includes Bonus Disc]
6.  Curtains [Includes Bonus Disc] by Tindersticks
The list author says:
  "any tindersticks album would be a recommendation.I think this is their saddest,works better when you have a broken heart"
Used & New from: £21.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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The Virgin Suicides (OST)
7.  The Virgin Suicides (OST) by Air
The list author says:
  "sad film- sad music. Perfect."
£4.84   Used & New from: £0.34
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Gorecki:Symphony No.3
8.  Gorecki:Symphony No.3 by Dawn Upshaw
The list author says:
  "this is a bit too much even for me! Hide all the razorblades."
£12.75   Used & New from: £0.45
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

Hello Love
9.  Hello Love by The Be Good Tanyas
The list author says:
  "some upbeat moments here but an overall depressing cd: in a good way!"
£9.19   Used & New from: £4.28
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The City Of Lost Children: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
10.  The City Of Lost Children: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Angelo Badalamenti
The list author says:
  "fantastic music that really lingers long after you've seen the film. Pay attention to Marriane Faithfull's track:breath-taking."
£11.77   Used & New from: £4.69
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The Straight Story
11.  The Straight Story by Angelo Badalamenti
The list author says:
  "another masterpiece by Angelo Badalamenti"
£7.95   Used & New from: £2.68
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Le Peuple Migrateur
12.  Le Peuple Migrateur by Bruno Coulais
The list author says:
  "Lovely documentary but music can really stand alone: only you can't help conjuring up the image of flying birds in your mind"
Used & New from: £2.44

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Requiem For A Dream / Ost
13.  Requiem For A Dream / Ost by Clint Mansell
The list author says:
  "An unbearably sad film: great music though when you finally get over the film's emotional impact"
£8.90   Used & New from: £3.19
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

The Sweet Hereafter
14.  The Sweet Hereafter by Mychael Danna
The list author says:
  "puzzling film, puzzling music"
£12.10   Used & New from: £0.91
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Tchaikovsky: Pathetique Symphony
15.  Tchaikovsky: Pathetique Symphony by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
The list author says:
  "It is considered to be Tsaikovsky's requiem."
£6.49   Used & New from: £1.12

Wonderland: Music From The Motion Picture
16.  Wonderland: Music From The Motion Picture by Michael Nyman
The list author says:
  "lovely sad music by one of the masters. Can easily stand alone but makes some moments of the film very painful"
£9.65   Used & New from: £3.19
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Hergest Ridge
17.  Hergest Ridge by Mike Oldfield
The list author says:
  "Classic Mike Oldfield! His best work along with Ommadawn in my opinion. The opening of the second part is heart breaking!"
Used & New from: £5.80
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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My Winter Storm (Special UK Edition)
18.  My Winter Storm (Special UK Edition) by Tarja
The list author says:
  "Tarja's impressive debut has a lot  of sad atmospheric pieces that could easily be the soundtrack of a fantasy film."
£11.54   Used & New from: £7.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Queen of Light
19.  Queen of Light by Imperia
The list author says:
  "This gets better everytime I hear it! Helena's voice is a revelation.Let's face it; some bands are defined by their vocalist's unique voice. Strong, passionate with the occasional operatic excess."
£14.42   Used & New from: £7.30
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

O Espirito Da Paz
20.  O Espirito Da Paz by Madredeus
The list author says:
  "Fantastic band from Portugal making simple but effective little dents into the silence."
£12.95   Used & New from: £0.69
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Schoolyard Ghosts (CD + DVD)
21.  Schoolyard Ghosts (CD + DVD) by No Man
The list author says:
  "haunting, delicate sad music to accompany a walk by the beach on an autumn's day. Soft vocals mourn for the loss of childhood with a glimmer of hope:"all sweet things will come again""
£16.66   Used & New from: £6.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Snow Goose
22.  The Snow Goose by Camel
The list author says:
  "A recent discovery, this album is fantastic with it's fair share of sad but not depressing melodies."
£6.49   Used & New from: £2.86
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Three Colours: Blue, White and Red
23.  Three Colours: Blue, White and Red by Zbigniew Preisner
The list author says:
  "Fantastic soundtracks full of overwhelmingly sad music. Red gives a gilimmer of hope."
Used & New from: £99.99
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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