Most Hypnotizing/Melancholy Music Artists of All Time

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Based off entire albums that create a conscious dream state, not just because they made three or four melancholy songs I.E. Eminem's "Haley's Song" or Led Zeppelins "Stairway to heaven" although both those artists had quite a few very great dazing songs, the majority of their music is loud, fast, hard, and not peaceful...

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1Jackie EvanchoJacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .

The quietest audiences I've ever been in are those watching and listening to Jackie perform - until the song is finished, that is. Then they become the loudest. - Trancas

She transfers more emotion to her audience than anyone I've ever experienced - be it joy, hope, sadness, love, tragedy, or inspiration. Now at the age of 14, her voice is maturing from simply amazing to spectacular.

Brooding pieces like "Moon Over Ruined Castle" and "Lovers" are difficult even for the best adult singers. Jackie delivers them with emotional punch and earnestness. - BobG

Jackie's performances at the 2014 Memorial that concert were suitably subdued and deeply moving. She knows how to convey emotion!

2Pink FloydPink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), and Richard ...read more.

Comfortably Numb is one of my favorite songs of all time - Ajkloth

Puts you in a daze no other band/artist will... - HTML_RuleZ_D00D

3Kendrick Lamar

Puts you in a conscious dream state... - HTML_RuleZ_D00D

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4Ludwig Van Beethoven

The most hypnotizing, but not the most of the combination. - HTML_RuleZ_D00D

5Johann Sebastian Bach

More hypnotizing then melancholy... - HTML_RuleZ_D00D

6ColdplayColdplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.

A lot of people think they are too soft. that's the best part. Preferably one of their earlier albums like "Parachutes", after a few albums they started leaning more into pop-rock but their old stuff was good... - HTML_RuleZ_D00D

7Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.

Even though this goes against what I said on the board, they were like 60%-40% on metal-rock to slow folk-rock music... - HTML_RuleZ_D00D

8EnyaEithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin, known professionally as Enya, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, and producer.

Her songs give me tears even in her upbeat song.

9Massive AttackMassive Attack are an electronic music duo from Bristol, England, who use distorted, psychedelic, dynamic atmospheres as a definitive style of their music. They are noted as one of the most influential acts in electronic music to date, whose musical style was claimed to be far ahead of its time, and ...read more.
10EvanescenceEvanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.V1 Comment

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11MobyMoby is an American musician, who has produced inventive new styles to various subgenres of electronic music, inspired by 1950's gospel as much as by modern rock, and musicians from New Order to David Bowie. ...read more.

Trust me, if you haven't heard the man's music, any musical trance you fall into is incomplete. - PositronWildhawk

12Helios
13Loscil
14Subsonic Park
15RedRed is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002. The band's lineup consists of singer Michael Barnes, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong.
16The Moody BluesThe Moody Blues are an English rock band. They first came to prominence playing rhythm and blues music, but their second album, Days of Future Passed, which was released in 1967, was a fusion of rock with classical music and established them as pioneers in the development of art rock and progressive ...read more.
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