What's the best sentimental song

Which love songs actually move musicians like Nick Cave? Many ask themselves this question, but in the rarest of cases fans get an answer.

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Some time ago the musician published a list of songs about love that have been with him for years - "Most of them are old, sad and sentimental songs that rule my world and can save me again and again."

The greatest love songs and their influence

Fans from Australia and Brazil asked Nick Cave via his website "The Red Hand Files" what songs, especially love songs, mean to him. This was his honest answer:

“It's early morning here in Los Angeles and I can't sleep. I was in the studio all night working on new songs. The melodies and words are floating around in my head, so please excuse me if this letter is a bit confused. Mack, you asked me about love and maybe that's love - maybe songs are the language of love. Maybe we created it to give a voice to that strange, unfathomable feeling that tugs at us and our lives. I dont know. Maybe some songs are the embodiment of love and that's why we touch us so much. They are simple, direct, inflammatory means that tear our hearts to pieces - other art forms cannot do it with the same sudden and frightening precision. "

The 10 best love songs of all time - a list by Nick Cave

Bee Gees: "To Love Somebody"

Nina Simone: "My Father"

Bob Dylan: "I Threw It All Away"

Van Morrison: "Comfort You"

Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts: "Angel of the Morning"

The Moody Blues: "Nights In White Satin"

Glen Campbell: "Where’s the Playground Susie?"

Karen Dalton: "Something On Your Mind"

Elvis Presley: "Always on My Mind"

Carpenters: "Superstar"

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