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YMMV: M 83

  • Heartwarming Moments: A few examples...
    • Doubling as a Tear Jerker, "Farewell/Goodbye", a duet. Especially the final verses...
    "Feeling frozen." / "I'll warm you every night."
    "Falling asleep." / "I'll travel in your dreams."
    • "I Guess I'm Floating"; an warm ambient piece coupled with the sounds of children playing in the background.
    • Much of Hurry Up, We're Dreaming counts as Sweet Dreams Fuel, but in particularly...
      • "Midnight City", an ode to the Los Angeles skyline, particularly in the second verse.
      • "Reunion" invokes this.
      • "Steve McQueen"
  • Magnum Opus:
    • Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts, Saturdays = Youth and Before the Dawn Heals Us.
    • Add Hurry Up, We're Dreaming to that list. So really, nearly all of M83's career is a Magnum Opus.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • "Car, Chase, Terror!" It's an entire track about a car chase between a creepy man and a mother with her daughter. It has somewhat of a Downer Ending.
      • And since there is only one vocalist performing on that track, you get the impression that both her daughter and the man are figments of her not-too-sane imagination.
    • "Don't Save Us From the Flames". In spades.
  • Sweet Dreams Fuel: Hurry Up, We're Dreaming was actually inspired by this trope.
    • "I Guess I'm Floating" from Before The Dawn Heals Us.
  • Tear Jerker: Although each album's tone gets lighter, there are many examples...
    • "Gone", with a notable screaming as the full melody kicks in.
    • Much of Before The Dawn Heals Us:
      • "I'm In The Cold And Standing", and in a similar style, "Let Men Burn The Stars"
      • "Safe"
      • "Farewell/Goodbye". It's so simplistic yet incredibly saddening at the same time. Guaranteed to make you blubber like a baby if you're not prepared. May possible double as a Heartwarming Song.
      • The finale, "Lower Your Eyelids and Die With The Sun"
    • From Disc 2 of Hurry Up, We're Dreaming, "My Tears Are Becoming A Sea".
      • Also, "Wait", and "Outro". Full stop.