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CDs to listen to when you are sad

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The Hours
The Hours
"amazing film-amazing music from Philip Glass"
Hilmar Orn & Sigur Ros (Angels of the Universe: Original Soundtrack)
Hilmar Orn & Sigur Ros (Angels of the Universe: Original Soundtrack)
"I haven't seen the film but this is fantastic for a bleak autumn afternoon."
Requiem for my Friend
Requiem for my Friend
"Very touching tribute to Kieslowski: unbearably sad at times"
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"perfect if you are sad but also a bit angry, very poetic music"
Leaving Las Vegas
Leaving Las Vegas
"Useful if you've seen the film but this great soundtrack works perfectly on its own. Check out the Sting tracks"
Curtains [Includes Bonus Disc]
Curtains [Includes Bonus Disc]
"any tindersticks album would be a recommendation.I think this is their saddest,works better when you have a broken heart"
The Virgin Suicides (OST)
The Virgin Suicides (OST)
"sad film- sad music. Perfect."
Gorecki:Symphony No.3
Gorecki:Symphony No.3
"this is a bit too much even for me! Hide all the razorblades."
Hello Love
Hello Love
"some upbeat moments here but an overall depressing cd: in a good way!"
The City Of Lost Children: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
The City Of Lost Children: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
"fantastic music that really lingers long after you've seen the film. Pay attention to Marriane Faithfull's track:breath-taking."
The Straight Story
The Straight Story
"another masterpiece by Angelo Badalamenti"
Le Peuple Migrateur
Le Peuple Migrateur
"Lovely documentary but music can really stand alone: only you can't help conjuring up the image of flying birds in your mind"
Requiem for a Dream / OST
Requiem for a Dream / OST
"An unbearably sad film: great music though when you finally get over the film's emotional impact"
The Sweet Hereafter
The Sweet Hereafter
"puzzling film, puzzling music"
Tchaikovsky: Pathetique Symphony
Tchaikovsky: Pathetique Symphony
"It is considered to be Tsaikovsky's requiem."
Wonderland: Music From The Motion Picture
Wonderland: Music From The Motion Picture
"lovely sad music by one of the masters. Can easily stand alone but makes some moments of the film very painful"
Hergest Ridge
Hergest Ridge
"Classic Mike Oldfield! His best work along with Ommadawn in my opinion. The opening of the second part is heart breaking!"
My Winter Storm (Special UK Edition)
My Winter Storm (Special UK Edition)
"Tarja's impressive debut has a lot  of sad atmospheric pieces that could easily be the soundtrack of a fantasy film."
Queen of Light
Queen of Light
"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."
O Espirito Da Paz
O Espirito Da Paz
"Fantastic band from Portugal making simple but effective little dents into the silence."
Schoolyard Ghosts (CD + DVD)
Schoolyard Ghosts (CD + DVD)
"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""
The Snow Goose
The Snow Goose
"A recent discovery, this album is fantastic with it's fair share of sad but not depressing melodies."
Three Colours: Blue, White and Red
Three Colours: Blue, White and Red
"Fantastic soundtracks full of overwhelmingly sad music. Red gives a gilimmer of hope."