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...

The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and seven albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's 2017 album, Two Hearts, ...read more.

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!

2 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Pink Floyd were an English progressive rock band formed in 1965 in London, England. 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 Guitar), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters ...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

3 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg ...read more.

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

... Drank, head shot, drank... - HTML_RuleZ_D00D

4 Ludwig Van Beethoven Ludwig Van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 piano concertos, 1 violin concerto, ...read more.

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

5 Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He is known for instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos and the Goldberg Variations as well as for vocal music such as the St Matthew Passion and the Mass in B minor.

More hypnotizing then melancholy... - HTML_RuleZ_D00D

6 Coldplay Coldplay Coldplay 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

7 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led 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

8 Enya Enya Eithne 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.

9 Massive Attack Massive Attack Massive 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.
10 Evanescence Evanescence Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

Amy's looks is very hypnotic.

The Contenders

11 Moby Moby Moby 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

12 Helios
13 Loscil
14 Subsonic Park
15 Red Red Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002 by brothers guitarist Anthony Armstrong and bassist Randy Armstrong, with lead vocalist Michael Barnes.
16 The Moody Blues The Moody Blues The 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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