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"Storm", by Vanessa-Mae features the entire song.

  This section features some of my favorite songs and their lyrics, in alphabetical order by artist.

  My original selection for this page was going to be much larger, but the scale of the work required to do it started dawning on me, so I decided to narrow it down a little.

  What you see here are songs that have touched me on a deeper level, to some degree, that has lasted. This does not necessarily mean that I'm deeply, emotionally moved every time I hear them. It just means that they, at least, bear some significance to me.

Dark Entries by Bauhaus

I Could Be The One by Donna Lewis

I Love You Always Forever by Donna Lewis

Eyes On Me by Faye Wong

A Stroke Of Luck by Garbage

2wicky by Hooverphonic

Adore You by Lisa Barbuscia

Charlie by Milla

Total Eclipse Of The Heart (not the original version) by Nikki French

Something I Can Never Have by NIN

White Love by One Dove

Fever by Peggy Lee

Glory Box by Portishead

Sour Times by Portishead

Animal by Prick

Love So Pure by Puffy AmiYumi

I Only Wanna Be With You by Samantha Fox

Here With Me by Sarah Brightman

Vox by Sarah McLachlan

Butterfly by

Mr. Gorgeous (and Miss Curvaceous) by Smoke City

Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover by Sophie B. Hawkins

Angel Of Deception by sTs

Be With You by The Bangles

Dreams by The Cranberries

Burn by The Cure

Just Like Heaven by The Cure

Dream Lover by The Rebel Pebbles

Mysterious Ways by U2

  I wanted, especially, to make a list of the songs or musical pieces that I concider power pieces.

  These are ones that, when I listen to them, especially under the right coditions regarding volume and acoustics, I'm very likely to get shivers, because they send a strong surge of some kind of emotion through me... to speak generally.

Dark Entries by Bauhaus
Since I can't really understand most of the lyrics, it's pretty much just the music and the way it's sung.

Bring Me To Life by Evanescence
Odds are that you've heard this song somewhere, and if you've heard it, then I don't need to say anything more.
If you haven't heard it, then you know what to do.

Eyes On Me by Faye Wong
The music is good, but she's got the best voice I've ever heard, and when it gets to the strong parts, it's just amazing.

Wings Of Light by Faye Wong
This one alternates soft and powerful, quiet and loud. It's cool.

Myst III: Exile - Main Theme by Jack Wall
I really like when a chorus of voices is able to put out a sound that almost feels like it has it's own mass. I also like when children's voices are incorporated into songs/music, depending on the song/music.

Total Eclipse Of The Heart (not the original version) by Nikki French
As I said above, it'd not the original version that I like.
Due to labeling unreliability, I am not sure exactly which mix it is that I prefer, but the music, beat, and her voice make a great combination.

Silent Lucidity by Queensryche
It's the violins, maaaan. The violins, I tell ya!

Christmas Eve In Sarajevo by Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Orchestra rockin' out rarely fails to move me.

The Mummers' Dance by UPenn Off the Beat
If you've never heard of these people, and you probably haven't, then you're missing out on what is, in my opinion, the best a cappella group ever.
They do a cappella versions of current rock, pop, etc... songs, and while I don't care for some of their versions, others of theirs are mind blowing.
Of their covers that I have heard, I think that Alanis Morissette's, "You Oughta Know", is the best, but their version of Loreena McKennitt's, "The Mummers' Dance", is definitely the most powerful.

Art Of War by Vanessa-Mae
This chick can rock a violin.

Storm by Vanessa-Mae
This is by far the most powerful piece of music I have ever heard.
When I'm in a moving car, and this plays at a sufficient volume and clarity, I feel like could just take off running at about 150 mile per hour and then eventually take flight.
I say eventually, because I would want to enjoy the running first.

Last, but certainly not least, Beethoven's "Ode To Joy".
I have no decent copy to sample for you, sadly, but this is one of the best examples of choral and orchestral power, when "properly" performed, though I am referring specifically to the more recognizable part of the piece.

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