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Favorite Closing Song on an Album

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by Eric Wilson, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. Eric Wilson

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    What are some of your favorite album closers? The two for me that immediately come to mind are "Several Ways To Die Trying" by Dashboard Confessional, and "23" from Jimmy Eat World.
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  2. beachdude

    I'm not brave Prestigious

    "Inner City Blues" by Marvin Gaye immediately comes to mind for me, partly because I've been listening to Marvin a lot these last few days.
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  3. josh-

    Twitter: @joshcaraballin

    Dendron by The Hotelier. Cold chills every time
  4. Jakobindeed

    My Whole Life is Thunder Prestigious

    Goodbye Sky Harbor, Autumn Leaves Revisited, I'll Get By, Dark Places, and Play Crack the Sky are some of my favorites
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  5. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    "Jungleland." Done.
  6. Eric Wilson

    Trusted Prestigious

    I'll have to check this out.
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  7. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    These are both perfect, for sure. I was listening to A Mark, A Mission for the first time in awhile this week, and I was surprised at how well it holds up--that song in particular.
  8. Eric Wilson

    Trusted Prestigious

    Haha I was actually listening to it a couple of weeks ago myself. There's just something about that song that I really love. Honestly probably one of my favorite songs. Love the little jam session towards the end too.
  9. chhholly123

    i’ve been meaning to tell you

    I agree with these 100%. I basically think all Jimmy Eat World closers are perfect.

    My favorite of all time is probably "Dance Dance Christa Paffgen" by Anberlin.
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  10. holdfasthope

    Newbie Prestigious

    dendron is up there for me. i'd also say happiness by the kilowatt by alexisonfire, i just want to sell out my funeral by the wonder years and decrescendo by rx bandits are a few good ones.
  11. mouood

    ever seen a guy say goodbye to a shoe? Prestigious

    Not in any particular order...

    Radiohead - Life in Glasshouse
    Pavement - Fin
    Titus Andronicus - The Battle of Hampton Roads
    Weezer - Only In Dreams
    Neil Young - Cowgirl in the Sand
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  12. heymattrick

    Sending my love

    Famous Last Words - The Black Parade (MCR)
    Whastername - American Idiot (Green Day)
    Aquaman - Talking is Hard (Walk the Moon)
    Build God, Then We'll Talk - A Fever You Can't Sweat Out (Panic! at the Disco)
    XO - From Under the Cork Tree (Fall Out Boy)
    Burn Bright - Conventional Weapons (MCR)
    Even If She Falls - Neighborhoods (blink-182)
    Living Louder - Symphony Soldier (The Cab)
    Therapy - Nothing Personal (All Time Low)
  13. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    And that note he holds forever. Haha

    I also love "Heaven Here," from Dusk and Summer. Chris typically saves something special for the closing track.
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  14. josh-

    Twitter: @joshcaraballin

    Yeah but Vindicated is the last song on Dusk and Summer
  15. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    Pretty sure my copy doesn't have "Vindicated" on there. It does have the hidden track before "Don't Wait" though.
  16. bd007h's resident Meg Myers fan #GoSabres/Bills

    First one that comes to mind is "New Way Home" by Foo Fighters off of The Colour and the Shape.
  17. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    I'll take this opportunity to once again post the blog I wrote about my favorite opening and closing tracks like, four years ago.

    Closer to the Truth and Further From the Sky: Don't give away the end: My favorite opening and closing tracks

    For this post, I chose:

    Bruce Springsteen - "Jungleland"
    Jimmy Eat World - "23"
    Butch Walker - "Stateline"
    Marvelous 3 - "Cigarette Lighter Love Song"
    The Dangerous Summer - "Never Feel Alone"
    The Killers - "Why Do I Keep Counting?"
    Green Day - "Whatsername"
    Third Eye Blind - The last three tracks on self-titled, as a unit
    Dashboard - "Heaven Here"

    That list has probably changed a bit, but I still love all of those songs as closers.
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  18. ChrisCantWrite

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    Definitely, "Happiness By the Kilowatt," from Alexisonfire's Watch Out!.
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  19. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    This song is such a downer. Especially the live piano version that Dallas Green released on the City and Colour live album.
  20. ChrisCantWrite

    Trusted Prestigious

    It is, but that doesn't change the fact that it's phenomenal!
  21. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    Ha, true! Besides, just about every Dallas Green song is a downer.
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  22. ChrisCantWrite

    Trusted Prestigious

    He's one of my favorite songwriters. He's just too good at writing sad songs.
  23. Jose

    weightless in the valley

    Green Day - "Whatsername"
    The Wonder Years - "I Just Want to Sell Out My Funeral"
    Fireworks - "The Hotbed of Life'
    The Decemberists - "A Beginning Song"
    Manchester Orchestra - "Leaky Breaks"
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  24. Preserved Moose

    Amateur Hour

    The Joy Formidable - The Greatest Light Is the Greatest Shade
    The Lonely Forest - Arrows
    blink 182 - I'm Sorry
    Now Now - Magnet
    Tegan and Sara - Someday
    Hop Along- Sister Cities
  25. beachdude

    I'm not brave Prestigious

    Woah, you've never heard that song before?? Let me know what you think!