“Songs for Every Book” is a series bringing you songs that could have been sung by (or about) your favorite book characters.
I’ve recently come to the fascinating and exciting discovery that Adele’s hit “When We Were Young” has a lot in common with The Great Gatsby. More specifically, it sounds like the singer could be Daisy Buchanan herself! But let’s go to the lyrics: Continue reading
Sure, the song itself mentions Juliet at one point. But have you ever thought about how the song really does mimic Shakespeare’s play in certain ways? Continue reading
Because this song reminds me of two different characters I decided to present both. You can choose which one appeals to you more, turning the music into a “choose your own adventure” of sorts. As always, I love hearing about what other characters the music reminds you of in the comments section so please feel free to share!
WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Jane Eyre (Option 1)
and Anna Karenina (Option 2)
“Alone” by Heart is a lot like Continue reading
One of the most beautiful and heartbreaking songs I’ve ever heard has to be “I Found” by the British Indie band, Amber Run. I’ve loved this song for a while now, but recently I realized that the lyrics sound an awful lot like Éponine’s pain as Continue reading
Now that it’s back-to-school season, it’s time to talk about everyone’s favorite nerdy witch: Hermione Granger.
I can just picture a modern-day, edgy version of Hermione blasting this song in her headphones while frantically staying up till 2am to finish that awful potions homework.
So there’s your back-to-school motivation for the week! 😉 Continue reading
Sia’s “Alive” could easily be heard as a retelling of the monster’s life in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The similarities are actually kind of crazy: Continue reading