Best Slow Songs - talk about your favorites.What are your favorite slow songs?

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litteacher8 | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

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I am not sure this belongs in social sciences. Nonetheless, my favorites are classical or instrumentals. I like to play classical music in my classroom because it soothes and evokes an emotional response. Some of my kids hum or strum along, or sway. Nothing beats the classics.
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ask996 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

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Let's go for a classic George Harrison/Beatles' song. "Something in the Way She Moves." It's slow; it's romantic; it's plantive; and it mixes it up enough, so that it is not predictably cheesy.

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clairewait | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

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My favorite slow song of all time is David Gray's "Be Mine."  I used it as my entrance song for my wedding instead of the traditional music.  I also like Ben Folds' "The Luckiest."

Generally, I think I end up liking music that has honesty in the message and is very personal, but not cliche and cheesy.  Both of these songs fit that description.  Every once in a while there will be a slow song on the radio that I like the first time I hear it (like Christina Aguilera's "You are Beautiful") but then it gets so overplayed that I find myself hating it.

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kim-c | Student, College Freshman | (Level 1) Honors

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I have quite a few... on the top of my head, I can say, Prince 'International Lover,' All-4-One 'I Swear,' Boyz II Men 'End Of The Road' and 'Dear God,' Celine Dion and R Kelly 'I'm Your Angel,' The Commodores 'Easy,' Freddie Jackson 'Rock Me Tonight,' John Hiatt 'Straight To The Heart Of Love,' Lionel Richie 'Stuck On You,' Prince 'Nothing Compares 2 U,' Prince 'The Most Beautiful Girl In The World,' and Prince 'The Beautiful Ones.'

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