10 + 3 Rocks Soturnos de maiores sucessos

10 + 3 Greatest hits of Rocks grim World
10. Flowers by the Door (TSOL)

Suicide note in song or the announcement of the end of a loving relationship are some of the meanings that emerge from the verses of "Flowers By the Door," the group True Sounds of Liberty, aka TSOL. The song made the list of TSOL join the one-hit wonder of the 80s, ie the club with one of the bands success. But it was a success and so much that the song be among the most gloomy of all time with lyrics that sing "I'm still alive but I'm in the grave."

9. Heaven Knows I `m Miserable Now (The Smiths)

In "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now", Smiths, nothing that happens in the life of the protagonist serves to lessen your unhappiness. He was unemployed and got a job, but does not see this as a good thing now that wastes your precious time with people who do not care for it. The song released in 1984 is one of the biggest hits of the group and sets the tone of melancholy and depressed much of this repertoire that was one of the best bands of the British post-punk.

8. Space Oddity (David Bowie)

In 1969 the man reached the moon and David Bowie showed how the rock could be sad. In "Space Oddity," he sings on the space adventure of Major Tom, an astronaut who heads solitary to tragically lost in outer space. His last words are a message to his wife: he loves her too. The song opened the stage androgynous Bowie's career, which would have its peak three years later with the release of the album "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars."

7. Cities in Dust (Siouxsie and the Banshees)

Despite its taken dance, "Cities in Dust" is a classic dark of Siouxsie and the Banshees, one of the best representatives of gothic rock bands of the post-punk. The verses refer to the destruction of Pompeii in Italy in antiquity, due to the eruption of Vesuvius, but can be interpreted as metaphors for various misfortunes of modern life. The song was released on the album "Tinderbox" 1985.

6. This Corrosion (Sisters of Mercy)

One of the biggest hits of the band between the darkest darks in the '80s, "This Corrosion" was released in 1987 on the album "Floodland". In his ten minutes in length, and with a choir of 40 voices that gives epic tones in some stretches, the verses that make allusions to the singer and songwriter Andrew Eldritch considers a betrayal of his former fellow Sisters of Mercy who left band to form The Mission. The "corrosion" of the title and lyrics like "selling what is not theirs" would be a reference to the sound and style that the Mission would have copied the Sisters of Mercy.

5. Butterfly on a Wheel (The Mission)

Dissent of the Sisters of Mercy, the Mission sought to inherit the kingdom of cedar in British rock goth scene in the second half of the 80s. Despite not being a match for bands like The Cure and Siouxsie and the Banshees, they produced some classics of melancholy. One was the song "Butterfly on a Whell" released on the album "Carved in Sand", 1990. Ballad dealing with wounds that love can lead to patterns Gothic, until she is loaded with hope in his verses.

4. Lullaby (The Cure)

There lullaby darker than "Lullaby" by The Cure. The band, which is considered one of the exponents of gothic rock, has a repertoire full of somber songs like "Forest" and "One Hundred Years". The song was released in 1989 on the album "Disintegration". His verses are ambiguous, but are terrifying in any interpretation. For some, they make a reference to the abuse of children by adults, for others it is simply a story about a scary nightmare.

3. Changes (Black Sabbath)

To many people it sounds like a sad love song, to others as one of the funeral of rock songs. In this atypical ballad composed and consecrated by one of the best and most gloomy rock bands, heavy metal pioneer, verses full of regrets and laments the sad separation speak of the beloved. Separation that can be interpreted as that caused by the death of the wife of the protagonist. "Changes" was released in 1972 on the album "Black Sabbath Volume 4". The song won several versions and remakes, including one with Ozzy Osbourne and his daughter, who replaced "Changes" at the top of the charts in 2003.

2. Atmosphere (Joy Division)

An absolute desolation expressed in icy, repetitive sound of the instruments and voice monotonous and dispiriting Ian Curtis. That's the main feeling when you hear one of the most somber rock songs of all time. The verses that talk about starting quietly help shape the tone of mournful song and put one of the most depressed in depressive repertoire of Joy Division. "Atmosphere" was released in 1980 on the album "Unknown Pleasures", shortly after the suicide of Ian Curtis, lead singer and songwriter of the group.

1. Black Number 1 (Type O Negative)

Loving you was like loving death. Any song that has a chorus like that is practically unbeatable in the question soturnice. And Type O Negative specializes in it with his gothic metal and songs such as "Everything Dies," "Life Is Killing Me" or "Love You to Death." But is "Black n. 1 (Little Miss Scare-All)" the most successful among them. The song was released in 1993 and chronicles the relationship of the protagonist, embodied in vocalist and bassist Peter Steele, with a goth chick. For Type O Negative every day was Halloween.

13. Bela Lugosi `s Dead (Bauhaus)
Soundtrack one of the best vampire movies, the cult "The Hunger" (directed by Tony Scott, 1983), "Bela Lugosi's Dead" is a tribute to the British group Bauhaus to one of the most famous movie actors who played the Count Dracula. The band was a pioneer in the so called dark or gothic rock and the song appears on his first album, released in 1979. The theme of death, which would be one of the most exploited by the Gothic movement from the 80s, takes shape in even more lurid sullen voice of Peter Murphy, lead singer of the group.

12.Heroin (The Velvet Underground)
Print on one of the most devastating drugs from the point of view of a user does "Heroin" by Velvet Underround, one of the most taciturn rock songs. Ode to the drug while expressing a conscious portrayal of the self-destruction of young people in search of outputs, the lyrics and melodic structure of the song shows why the Velvet Underground was a watershed in the history of rock and became one of the main influences to punk and post-punk. The song was released in 1967 on the group's debut album, "Velvet Underground & Nico", produced by Andy Warhol, the "pope" of Pop Art.

11. Enter Sandman (Metallica)
The rock had never shown how dreams can be as dark as Metallica did in "Enter Sandman". Sandman is a character from popular culture that blows sand into the eyes of children to make them sleep, but the dense verses of the song refer more to Morpheus, the Lord of Dreams, Sandman comics by Neil Gaiman. The weight of the music and terror expressed in the verses of the songs made the most impressive of the group. Sinister, she asks not to bother with the noise we hear, it is only the demon under the bed, in the closet and in your head.


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