History Anvilicious / Music

10th Jun '16 11:24:01 AM 3rdStringPG
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** The latter was motivated by Allen watching her brother wasting his life on drugs, which she then made even clearer with the song ''Alfie'' being explicitly about him. Don't worry, he got better.

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** The latter was motivated by Allen watching her brother wasting his life on drugs, which she then made even clearer with the song ''Alfie'' being explicitly about him. Don't worry, he got better. [[spoiler:And became known as the guy who lost his wang on ''Series/GameOfThrones''.]]
19th May '16 11:51:23 AM tmartin09
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*Music/BeastieBoys would have at least one or two songs full of anvils in their later albums. In Hello Nasty's "The Negotiation Limerick File" one line says "Don't let me begin about heroin livin' six feet deep ain't in the mood". And a good chunk of To the Five Boroughs is anti-Bush rapping, worst offender being "It Takes Time to Build". Some gems include "Ban SUVs strained out on OPEC" "The Kyoto Treaty he decided to neglect" "The Christian Coalition and the right wing, ooh!" "Environmental destruction and the national debt but still enough for that war chest".
28th Dec '15 4:31:20 AM Morgenthaler
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* The {{Skillet}} song [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zk0Sr0C3yYM Rise]] is about the horrors of war and terrorism and standing up to it. To hammer it home, the last 40 seconds forgo singing altogether and just drop anvils.

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* The {{Skillet}} Music/{{Skillet}} song [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zk0Sr0C3yYM Rise]] is about the horrors of war and terrorism and standing up to it. To hammer it home, the last 40 seconds forgo singing altogether and just drop anvils.
6th Dec '15 6:52:14 PM KoopaKid17
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* In a similar sense, the {{Glurge}}-ridden "Christmas Shoes" definitely qualifies, dropping an anvil about helping the poor so huge you won't know what hit you after the song ends.
16th Jul '15 7:26:05 PM chopshop
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* "Think About It" by Music/FlightOfTheConchords is a parody of this trope in music. In it the narrator complains about various social topics, but keeps going off on random FridgeLogic tangents that [[BrokenAesop break]] or [[CluelessAesop misunderstand]] the moral. For example, while discussing the poor working conditions of children made to work in sweatshops, the narrator starts wondering why shoes are so expensive if the companies selling them are making them so cheaply/easily.
3rd Mar '15 4:07:06 PM Patachou
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** Not to be confused with "Green Chri$tma$", an anvilly-but-funny swipe at Christmas commercialization by humorist and [[BitingTheHandHumor ad man]] Stan Freberg. Or the Barenaked Ladies' "Green Christmas", which is just about being lonely at Christmas.

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** Not to be confused with "Green Chri$tma$", an anvilly-but-funny swipe at Christmas commercialization by humorist and [[BitingTheHandHumor ad man]] Stan Freberg. Creator/StanFreberg. Or the Barenaked Ladies' Music/BarenakedLadies' "Green Christmas", which is just about being lonely at Christmas.



* Music/PinkFloyd's 1983 album ''The Final Cut'', was released in response to UsefulNotes/TheFalklandsWar.
** In which we learn (again; see "Pigs (Three Different Ones)") that Roger Waters reeeally doesn't like MargaretThatcher. Okay Rog. We get it.
** Pretty much anything by Waters counts - after all The Final Cut is subtitled "A requiem for the post-war dream by Roger Waters, performed by Pink Floyd". He continued to drop the anvil on us in his solo career, and this year's ''The Wall'' tour has decorations that send quite unsubtle messages.

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* Music/PinkFloyd's 1983 album ''The Final Cut'', ''Music/TheFinalCut'', was released in response to UsefulNotes/TheFalklandsWar.
** In which we learn (again; see "Pigs (Three Different Ones)") that Roger Waters reeeally really doesn't like MargaretThatcher.UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher. Okay Rog. We get it.
** Pretty much anything by Waters counts - after all The Final Cut Music/TheFinalCut is subtitled "A requiem for the post-war dream by Roger Waters, performed by Pink Floyd". He continued to drop the anvil on us in his solo career, and this year's ''The Wall'' ''Music/TheWall'' tour has decorations that send quite unsubtle messages.



* The title track of Music/TheSmiths' album ''Meat is Murder''.
* Composer/JohannSebastianBach was anvilicious, at least in his cantata production. Besides the biblical texts, the commenting arias and recitations had one point: ''Seek Jesus inside your heart!'' This message props up in different settings over and over. Added to the soloists, you also have the hymns, supposed to be sung by the congregation. Thus his listeners, attending regular mass in the Leipzig church of st.Thomas, got that message through loud and clear.

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* The title track of Music/TheSmiths' album ''Meat is Murder''.
''Music/MeatIsMurder''.
* Composer/JohannSebastianBach Music/JohannSebastianBach was anvilicious, at least in his cantata production. Besides the biblical texts, the commenting arias and recitations had one point: ''Seek Jesus inside your heart!'' This message props up in different settings over and over. Added to the soloists, you also have the hymns, supposed to be sung by the congregation. Thus his listeners, attending regular mass in the Leipzig church of st.Thomas, got that message through loud and clear.
3rd Jan '15 11:33:43 PM Eilevgmyhren
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* Composer/JohannSebastianBach was anvilicious, at least in his cantata production. Besides the biblical texts, the commenting arias and recitations had one point: ''Seek Jesus inside your heart!'' This messages props up in different settings over and over. Added to the soloists, you also have the hymns, supposed to be sung by the congregation. Thus his listeners, attending regular mass in the Leipzig church of st.Thomas, got that message through loud and clear.

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* Composer/JohannSebastianBach was anvilicious, at least in his cantata production. Besides the biblical texts, the commenting arias and recitations had one point: ''Seek Jesus inside your heart!'' This messages message props up in different settings over and over. Added to the soloists, you also have the hymns, supposed to be sung by the congregation. Thus his listeners, attending regular mass in the Leipzig church of st.Thomas, got that message through loud and clear.
3rd Jan '15 11:32:51 PM Eilevgmyhren
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* Composer/JohannSebastianBach was anvilicious, at least in his cantata production. Besides the biblical texts, the commenting arias and recitations had one point: ''Seek Jesus inside your heart!'' This messages props up in different settings over and over. Added to the soloists, you also have the hymns, supposed to be sung by the congregation. Thus his listeners, attending regular mass in the Leipzig church of st.Thomas, got that message through loud and clear.
1st Jan '15 2:47:58 PM LahmacunKebab
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** ''EarthTheBook'' parodied this by saying "WAR! Huh! What's it good for...aside from ending slavery... and stopping Hitler."

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** ''EarthTheBook'' parodied this by saying "WAR! Huh! What's it good for... aside from ending slavery... and stopping Hitler."
1st Jan '15 2:26:16 PM LahmacunKebab
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** Music/{{Propagandhi}} are the biggest of them all. No matter what choices you make in life or opinions you have about anything, Propagandhi make it their personal mission to make you feel bad about it, whether it's feeling that anything about the current administration is remotely acceptable, eating or milking animals, [[MaleGaze looking at a woman's boobs for more than 3 seconds]], or [[NoTrueScotsman listening to music that they don't like]]. And [[FromBadToWorse it gets worse]] with each album. Lines like "Fuck the troops to hell!" are rather hard to top.

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** Music/{{Propagandhi}} Propagandhi are the biggest of them all. No matter what choices you make in life or opinions you have about anything, Propagandhi make it their personal mission to make you feel bad about it, whether it's feeling that anything about the current administration is remotely acceptable, eating or milking animals, [[MaleGaze looking at a woman's boobs for more than 3 seconds]], or [[NoTrueScotsman listening to music that they don't like]]. And [[FromBadToWorse it gets worse]] with each album. Lines like "Fuck the troops to hell!" are rather hard to top.
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