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Top 5 Jeff Buckley Songs (not On Grace)

My five favorite Jeff Buckley tracks that I've heard which did not appear on the original "Grace" album. Also, live or alternative versions of songs that originally appeared on "Grace" but are found on posthumous compilations are excluded.
1Jeff Buckley
Forget Her

I know that there are a lot of people who are impartial to this track, or think it's boring or whatever. Yet I feel like if it had initially been included on "Grace", it would be one of the highlights on an album that already had at least seven of the greatest songs ever recorded (plus a few other excellent tracks, too). "Forget Her" is the perfect breakup song about loving someone desperately despite how much they have hurt you, and resenting yourself for not being able to move on even when you wish that you could. It is my understanding that this was included as the 11th track on posthumous releases of "Grace", mainly because it was seen as the "lost Buckley track", yet I recommend its inclusion for a different reason. While "Dream Brother" might be the perfect closer to a dreamy romantic's album, "Forget Her" might be the perfect epilogue. Once the mist and lilac petals have cleared from the framework of "Grace", this song comes in after it as the sobering coda, giving an audience all too aware of Buckley's early demise one last, powerful hoorah; a post-album fireworks show, and the closest that his fans will ever get to a sense of closure with this phenomenal talent.
2All Flowers in Time Bend Towards the Sun (feat Elizabeth Fraser)

It's a rough cut that was probably never intended to be released, but I'm so glad that it somehow escaped from the vaults and onto the internet. Upon finding it I instantly loved it, and played it a few more times for good measure. A day or so after discovering it, someone who had went to school with me (who was about to graduate in a month or so) passed away from a car accident. I didn't know her well, but I felt strangely affected by her passing, as well as the numerous people around me who were grieving for her. For whatever reason, I played this song over and over that day. The lyrics didn't necessarily fit with the scenario, but the song was so comforting even while it was bittersweet, and I always felt so grateful for life each and every time that I heard it.
3Everybody Here Wants You

Others will claim that something like "Nightmares By the Sea", "Vancouver", or "Morning Theft" is the best track from "Sketches for my Sweetheart the Drunk", but for me this one beats everything else around it no-contest. Easily a Grace-caliber song in quality, if not in theme, what starts off as a great R&B song evolves into the kind of transcendental effort that Buckley is so well known for.
4Strange Fruit

The Legacy Edition of "Live at Sin-E" is basically highlight after highlight of incredible covers, prototypes of Buckley originals, and insightful audience banter. Were this a top ten list, the likes of "Be Your Husband", "The Way Young Lovers Do", "Je N'En Connais Pas la Fin", "If You See Her, Say Hello", and others would all fight for spots. Yet there is no true single highlight out of the mix, as it all sounds better when taken as one long afternoon at a cafe. "Strange Fruit" is the representative here from that album, showing off Buckley's impressive guitar work and tortured vocals
5I Woke Up in a Strange Place

I always felt like this one was a bit underrated. Found on "Mystery White Boy", this song keeps driving forward with all of the energy that the opening live take of "Dream Brother" created, yet it is also an oddly atmospheric cover. The main reason for its inclusion, however, is that I feel like if any song could transport me directly into the crowd of a post-Grace Buckley concert, this would be it.
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