Current artistic crush: Emilie Autumn

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I mean, her. I didn't know anything about her until I heard her "God Help Me" in a fanmix about movieverse!Erik, but after that, torrents were my friends. Violins, harsh, smart lyrics, and sometimes classical references. She undeniably rocks.

A warning, though. Some of her lyrics, and definitely parts of her biography, can be very triggering for issues related to mental health, particularly institutionalization.

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When you attend a funeral...

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Tom Lehrer's We Will All Go Together When We Go: A tour de force of Cold War gallows humor and ridiculously inspired rhyming.

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Currently on Infinite Repeat

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Miranda Lambert's Gunpowder and Lead (I prefer the CD version to this one, though).

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Just so this isn't an empty post: I didn't like the Quantum of Solace opening, but I loved the song. I think it has very Craig!Bond lyrics. It describes a rough world of damaged and damaging people, something more savage than other incarnations of Bond.

Which is why I didn't like QoS that much: the villain and his plot were Brosnian. This is a much more damaged, but also more emotional (and hence more dangerous to everybody involved) Bond. Even if it begins not being personal for him, it has to be personal for the bad guy. They have to have a relationship for this to work - Craig!Bond doesn't play chess (which is a villain's game), but neither does (or should) he play blackjack, which is a nihilist's game. He plays poker as a contact sport, and then breaks your head against a bathroom wall.
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It has been one of my favorites for years, so you probably already know it:

Carol of the Old Ones MP3.
Web page.
Lyrics:

Look to the sky, way up on high
There in the night stars are now right.
Eons have passed: now then at last
Prison walls break, Old Ones awake!
They will return: mankind will learn
New kinds of fear when they are here.
They will reclaim all in their name;
Hopes turn to black when they come back.
Ignorant fools, mankind now rules
Where they ruled then: it's theirs again

Stars brightly burning, boiling and churning// Bode a returning season of doomCollapse )

If you've read the lyrics so far: the music does justice to the words, and then some.

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