Loss and Yearning

A Listmania! list by Si (UK)
 
Hotel California
1.  Hotel California by Eagles
The list author says:
  "Describing the demise of the west coast hippy ideal. They became everything they despised....."
6.76   Used & New from: 1.48
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Blue
2.  Blue by Joni Mitchell
The list author says:
  "There are more melancholy albums than this but again this shows less wide eyed wonder and the beginnings of a less optimistic mood (possibly)....."
4.49   Used & New from: 0.69
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

The Singles
3.  The Singles by The Specials
The list author says:
  "Ghost town, such a bleak song. At that time the loss of whole communities and their jobs thanks to Thatcher."
6.99   Used & New from: 0.31
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

After Everything Now This
4.  After Everything Now This by The Church
The list author says:
  "Radiance is a fantastic tale of the loss of innocence wrapped in religious images, but the whole album is full of melancholy."
9.29   Used & New from: 4.02
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Rhinestone Cowboy-The Best Of
5.  Rhinestone Cowboy-The Best Of by Glen Campbell
The list author says:
  "Wichita Lineman is my favourite, written by Jimmy Webb, a great writer. Glen Campbell performed the definitive versions of By The Time I get to Phoenix and Galveston too. So full of longing."
10.41   Used & New from: 5.86
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Faith
6.  Faith by The Cure
The list author says:
  "The biggest comedown ever. It has a hypnotic, narcotic effect."
7.99   Used & New from: 3.53
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Brilliant Trees
7.  Brilliant Trees by David Sylvian
The list author says:
  "Nostalgia, the song on this album that tugs at you and drags me in. A bit cerebral for some,but it is lovely"
6.81   Used & New from: 2.43
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Decency
8.  Decency by Diesel Park West
The list author says:
  "Clutching at Love isn't many peoples favourite track but the line about the coat gets me every time........"
6.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

From A Basement On The Hill
9.  From A Basement On The Hill by Elliott Smith
The list author says:
  "Inevitably linked to his death, this is a dark and strange album, but compelling too."
6.59   Used & New from: 1.48
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Sweet Baby James
10.  Sweet Baby James by James Taylor
The list author says:
  "Fire and Rain...apparently related to his time in a Psychiatric hospital, but beautiful and sad."
5.99   Used & New from: 2.48
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Grace And Danger
11.  Grace And Danger by John Martyn
The list author says:
  "A broken marriage on record. So sad, so dark, but beautiful."
3.94   Used & New from: 2.60
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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