Top 10 Favorite Songs of TheTopTens UsersMetal_Treasure
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So over the top that you can't take it seriously in a GOOD way. - PerfectImpulseX
I know it's the eleventh song I add. But I just have to after my emotional outburst.
Alexandra is very well known, partly due to her early death in a car crash in 1969 at age 27. "Mein Freund, der Baum" is generally considered her greatest song and one of the best German songs of all time, but due to it being so old it doesn't really receive airplay nowadays. I listened to it some years ago and thought it was very beautiful. Now, I created my list of legendary German songs and this popped up in my research. So I listened to it again, on headphones, from a YouTube video. After the transition from the first version to chorus I had to go in the house so nobody would see me crying. This song hit me so hard. Exceptionally hard. Alexandra sings about a tree she knew since she was a child. She sings about her memories, how she would lean on it and play. After years, when she wants to revisit it and relive the memory... she finds the tree has been cut down this morning.
The fact that it ...more - Martin_Canine
Everyone step back, evaluate, and recognise this song for the masterpiece it is. Good choice. - IronSabbathPriest
Look at the username...
And yes, I also love this song. - Metal_Treasure
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