Top Ten Tracks Which Emphasize Your Sleep-Deprived State

What songs sound like what you're feeling when your eyes are wide open and bloodshot at 3am?

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1Butterfly Caught - Massive Attack

The eerie, warped tone of this piece is exactly how an insomniac would describe their struggle to keep on track with their conscience. - PositronWildhawk

2The Silent Orchestra - Biosphere

A track which has actually aided my sleep very well, but hasn't worked all of the time. No track does. But whether one will get sleep or not, it doesn't go without rattling one's spine. I can't stress that enough. - PositronWildhawk

3Fallen - Electus

Ironic how such a haunting musical piece about death, going to sleep and never awakening, feels like your cycle of enforced restlessness. - PositronWildhawk

4Shot In The Back of the Head - Moby

The video, like the track itself, is something for this list. The track feels eerie already, but once you look away from the video, the weirdness sticks for days. - PositronWildhawk

5Hey You - Pink Floyd

I imagine "Echoes" would, as well. - PetSounds

This song really does play with your mind. - PositronWildhawk

6Retrograde - James Blake

There's a feeling of decay in the backing sound here, and it is just like losing yourself. - PositronWildhawk

7Whispering Wind - Moby

The effect is particularly surreal with the opening lyrics: "Like the hopeless time you gave to me, I watch your dreams all slip away." - PositronWildhawk

8Sleepless - deadmau5

The title says it itself, and it is very fitting. - PositronWildhawk

9Underwater - Bassnectar

A powerful track which gets you energised when you least expect it. When you listen to this when sleep deprived, it really is weird. - PositronWildhawk

10Bleed - deadmau5

Either the original or the reworked version, it still fits into the feeling of sleep deprived... And ironically enough, I'm not an insomniac. - SuperHyperdude

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The Contenders

11Incubation - Man Without Country
12Teardrop - Massive Attack
13The End - The Doors

This scared the crap of me once when I was falling asleep. - PetSounds

14The American Metaphysical Circus - United States of America

Trippy at any time, but especially when your brain's funky due to sleep-deprivation. - PetSounds

15Echoes - Pink Floyd
16Spirit - Chicane
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Top Remixes

1. Butterfly Caught - Massive Attack
2. The Silent Orchestra - Biosphere
3. Fallen - Electus



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