Liminal Music

The liminal, the in-between state, the uncanny and take-you-out of the norm state, music can conjure up such feelings in the listener, it can describe the indescribable, like poetry, it can make the sounds that voice cannot reach. Music sniffs out the underdog emotion, the one which doesn't get much airing because its difficult. This is a playlist of music I find strums this accord in me. Some are about death, some aloneness, one is about a depressed town, and another about a dying society - some I don't know what they are about, they just make sounds which to me express the liminal:

Swanlights - Antony & The Johnsons

Words - Ane Brun

Fuel to Fire - Agnes Obel

Immigrant Song - Karen O & Trent Reznor

Everything is New - Antony & The Johnsons

Child Bride - CocoRosie

You Want it Darker - Leonard Cohen

Gravediggress - CocoRosie

Electric - Kathryn Williams

Battleships - Kathryn Williams

Steer Your Way - Leonard Cohen

When Under Ether - PJ Harvey

Baltimore - Nina Simone

The Spirit Was Gone - Antony & The Johnsons

This City Never Sleeps - Eurythmics

If You Need to, Keep Time on Me - Fleet Foxes

Beating Heart - Kathryn Williams

When Nothing Meant Less - Kathryn Williams

Tsunami (Jump) - Tinie Tempah