Songs For Every Book

Les Misérables and British Indie Pop (Songs For Every Book)

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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 “Les Misérables and British Indie Pop (Songs For Every Book)”

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If Hermione Granger Listened to Alternative Rock

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 “If Hermione Granger Listened to Alternative Rock”

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Songs For Every Book: Macbeth

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I was jamming to some music this morning but when this song came on it transported me straight into Macbeth:

About Lady Macbeth:

“I was a loner
I was just waiting by myself
When you, warped temptress
Rose to bring me happiness and wealth”

About Macbeth:

“You convince yourself that you want it, but you don’t know
You keep trying to wash the blood from your hands, but it won’t go”

 

If you liked this post, you might also enjoy Songs for Every Book: Romeo and Juliet, Funniest Macbeth Quote Ever, and Songs For Every Book: Ophelia From Hamlet.

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Songs For Every Book: Wuthering Heights

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E.T. by Katy Perry = Heathcliff and Catherine’s relationship

Both are filled with a lot of passion and otherworldliness.  Heathcliff is also someone to be afraid of, like the song suggests.

Heathcliff’s desire to be haunted also has parallels with Perry’s language:

Heathcliff: “Be with me always—take any form—drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you!”

Perry: “Infect me with your love and fill me with your poison”…
“Wanna be a victim, ready for abduction”