History LightIsNotGood / Music

16th Nov '17 1:08:28 PM Carliro
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* The lyrics of ''Music/LinkinPark'''s "Iridescent" have this odd stanza:
And in the burst of light that blinded every angel/
->"As if the sky had blown the heavens into stars/
You felt the gravity of temper grace falling into empty space/
No one there to catch you in their arms"
6th Oct '17 6:01:47 PM Carliro
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* Creator/JusJosh's rendition of Music/{{Beyoncé}}'s[[Halo]] is a pretty striking example, using holy imagery to describe a BastardBoyfriend and how he doesn't deserve it. Pretty much the opposite of Beyoncé song, where the divine motifs are [[LightIsGood unironic]].

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* Creator/JusJosh's rendition of Music/{{Beyoncé}}'s[[Halo]] Music/{{Beyoncé}}'s [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keSiOtFSNhA Halo]] is a pretty striking example, using holy imagery to describe a BastardBoyfriend and how he doesn't deserve it. Pretty much the opposite of Beyoncé song, where the divine motifs are [[LightIsGood unironic]].
6th Oct '17 6:00:46 PM Carliro
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* Creator/JusJosh's rendition of Music/{{Beyoncé}}'s[[Halo]] is a pretty striking example, using holy imagery to describe a BastardBoyfriend and how he doesn't deserve it. Pretty much the opposite of Beyoncé song, where the divine motifs are [[LightIsGood unironic]].
10th Aug '17 8:26:18 PM PrincessSunflowerRainbow
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* The Music/SpawnOfPossession song "Apparition" has the titular angel who appears as a being of light, who convinces the father of a family to murder his wife and daughter. It later reveals itself to be a demon as it [[FateWorseThanDeath takes his son away]].

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* The Music/SpawnOfPossession song "Apparition" has the titular angel who appears as a being of light, who convinces the father of a family to murder his wife and daughter. It later reveals itself to be a demon as it [[FateWorseThanDeath takes his son away]].away]].
* The Music/{{Avantasia}} song "Wake Up To The Moon": The lines "Follow your heart and run/ Seek shelter from the day" and "Child of the ocean floor/ No need of daylight that deceives you" in particular.
10th May '16 10:28:08 PM FlakyPorcupine
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* Played with interestingly in the Music/IronMaiden song "Lord of Light." The Lord of Light in question is, of course, Lucifer, but there is room for doubt as to how evil he's meant to be (not helped by the fact that he's one of the narrators in the song, ''all'' of which are [[UnreliableNarrator unreliable]]). [[WoundedGazelleGambit Is he trying to tempt the character(s) he's speaking to into sin?]] [[TragicVillain Warn them away from the fate he's consigned himself to?]] [[SatanIsGood Provide them with a suitable alternative to]] [[GodIsEvil their own corrupt religion?]] It's impossible to say.

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* Played with interestingly in the Music/IronMaiden song "Lord of Light." The Lord of Light in question is, of course, Lucifer, but there is room for doubt as to how evil he's meant to be (not helped by the fact that he's one of the narrators in the song, ''all'' of which are [[UnreliableNarrator unreliable]]). [[WoundedGazelleGambit Is he trying to tempt the character(s) he's speaking to into sin?]] [[TragicVillain Warn them away from the fate he's consigned himself to?]] [[SatanIsGood Provide them with a suitable alternative to]] [[GodIsEvil their own corrupt religion?]] It's impossible to say.say.
* The Music/SpawnOfPossession song "Apparition" has the titular angel who appears as a being of light, who convinces the father of a family to murder his wife and daughter. It later reveals itself to be a demon as it [[FateWorseThanDeath takes his son away]].
5th May '16 4:29:57 PM nombretomado
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* The general message of Music/MarilynManson is half this, half DarkIsNotEvil. Even the original ThemeNaming was about this. The first half of the names was taken from a female sex symbol, and the second half from a convicted murderer. As Marilyn Manson himself said, Marilyn Monroe had bad qualities about her, and Charles Manson has good ones about him (environmentalism, for example). We see only the badness in people we're told are bad, and only the good in people we're told are good. Much of the band's songs and videos highlight these subjects, ranging from the video for Dope Hat's [[UpToEleven even darker]] take on ''Film/WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory'''s boat scene, to Coma White, a song about suicide by OD, to the entire character of Omega (pronounced oh-me-ga) from Mechanical Animals, who is completely white as paper besides for his hair and makeup (and sometimes even his hair is white), but is a dead inside [[ShoutOut rock star]] [[DavidBowie androgynous space alien]]. TheUnseen, Alpha (also called Mar1lyn Man5on due to Manson's obsession with [[ArcNumber 15]]), meanwhile, is a hopeless romantic, who is the other protagonist of the album and sings the emotional songs on it. Manson himself, although dressing in all black most of the time, and covered in tattoos, is an intelligent, DeadpanSnarker who often shows that, despite his shocking image, is actually extremely laid back. His closest love in the world is his pet cat, Lily White, who he considers his child.
* Played with interestingly in the IronMaiden song "Lord of Light." The Lord of Light in question is, of course, Lucifer, but there is room for doubt as to how evil he's meant to be (not helped by the fact that he's one of the narrators in the song, ''all'' of which are [[UnreliableNarrator unreliable]]). [[WoundedGazelleGambit Is he trying to tempt the character(s) he's speaking to into sin?]] [[TragicVillain Warn them away from the fate he's consigned himself to?]] [[SatanIsGood Provide them with a suitable alternative to]] [[GodIsEvil their own corrupt religion?]] It's impossible to say.

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* The general message of Music/MarilynManson is half this, half DarkIsNotEvil. Even the original ThemeNaming was about this. The first half of the names was taken from a female sex symbol, and the second half from a convicted murderer. As Marilyn Manson himself said, Marilyn Monroe had bad qualities about her, and Charles Manson has good ones about him (environmentalism, for example). We see only the badness in people we're told are bad, and only the good in people we're told are good. Much of the band's songs and videos highlight these subjects, ranging from the video for Dope Hat's [[UpToEleven even darker]] take on ''Film/WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory'''s boat scene, to Coma White, a song about suicide by OD, to the entire character of Omega (pronounced oh-me-ga) from Mechanical Animals, who is completely white as paper besides for his hair and makeup (and sometimes even his hair is white), but is a dead inside [[ShoutOut rock star]] [[DavidBowie [[Music/DavidBowie androgynous space alien]]. TheUnseen, Alpha (also called Mar1lyn Man5on due to Manson's obsession with [[ArcNumber 15]]), meanwhile, is a hopeless romantic, who is the other protagonist of the album and sings the emotional songs on it. Manson himself, although dressing in all black most of the time, and covered in tattoos, is an intelligent, DeadpanSnarker who often shows that, despite his shocking image, is actually extremely laid back. His closest love in the world is his pet cat, Lily White, who he considers his child.
* Played with interestingly in the IronMaiden Music/IronMaiden song "Lord of Light." The Lord of Light in question is, of course, Lucifer, but there is room for doubt as to how evil he's meant to be (not helped by the fact that he's one of the narrators in the song, ''all'' of which are [[UnreliableNarrator unreliable]]). [[WoundedGazelleGambit Is he trying to tempt the character(s) he's speaking to into sin?]] [[TragicVillain Warn them away from the fate he's consigned himself to?]] [[SatanIsGood Provide them with a suitable alternative to]] [[GodIsEvil their own corrupt religion?]] It's impossible to say.
22nd Jan '16 5:42:32 PM Adept
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* Music/LadyGaga's video for "BadRomance." White walls and furnishings, bright lighting, lots of white and/or sparkly costumes, and the plot ([[MindScrew as far as the audience can tell]]) involves slavery and murder.

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* Music/LadyGaga's video for "BadRomance."Music/BadRomance." White walls and furnishings, bright lighting, lots of white and/or sparkly costumes, and the plot ([[MindScrew as far as the audience can tell]]) involves slavery and murder.



* [[ColdPlay "Lights will guide you home/And ignite your bones]]

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* [[ColdPlay [[Music/ColdPlay "Lights will guide you home/And ignite your bones]]
1st Nov '15 7:06:47 PM nombretomado
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* {{Rammstein}}s "Hier kommt die Sonne": "The sun is shining out of my hands/ Can burn, can blind you/ When it breaks out of [my] fist/ Lays itself hotly on [your] face" ("Die Snne scheint mire aus den Händen/ Kann verbrennen, kann euch blenden/ Wenn sie as den Fausten bricht/ Legt sich heiß auf das Gesicht")

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* {{Rammstein}}s Music/{{Rammstein}}s "Hier kommt die Sonne": "The sun is shining out of my hands/ Can burn, can blind you/ When it breaks out of [my] fist/ Lays itself hotly on [your] face" ("Die Snne scheint mire aus den Händen/ Kann verbrennen, kann euch blenden/ Wenn sie as den Fausten bricht/ Legt sich heiß auf das Gesicht")



* "Dark Light" from the Kiss album ''Music/MusicFromTheElder''.
* The general message of MarilynManson is half this, half DarkIsNotEvil. Even the original ThemeNaming was about this. The first half of the names was taken from a female sex symbol, and the second half from a convicted murderer. As Marilyn Manson himself said, Marilyn Monroe had bad qualities about her, and Charles Manson has good ones about him (environmentalism, for example). We see only the badness in people we're told are bad, and only the good in people we're told are good. Much of the band's songs and videos highlight these subjects, ranging from the video for Dope Hat's [[UpToEleven even darker]] take on ''Film/WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory'''s boat scene, to Coma White, a song about suicide by OD, to the entire character of Omega (pronounced oh-me-ga) from Mechanical Animals, who is completely white as paper besides for his hair and makeup (and sometimes even his hair is white), but is a dead inside [[ShoutOut rock star]] [[DavidBowie androgynous space alien]]. TheUnseen, Alpha (also called Mar1lyn Man5on due to Manson's obsession with [[ArcNumber 15]]), meanwhile, is a hopeless romantic, who is the other protagonist of the album and sings the emotional songs on it. Manson himself, although dressing in all black most of the time, and covered in tattoos, is an intelligent, DeadpanSnarker who often shows that, despite his shocking image, is actually extremely laid back. His closest love in the world is his pet cat, Lily White, who he considers his child.

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* "Dark Light" from the Kiss Music/{{Kiss}} album ''Music/MusicFromTheElder''.
* The general message of MarilynManson Music/MarilynManson is half this, half DarkIsNotEvil. Even the original ThemeNaming was about this. The first half of the names was taken from a female sex symbol, and the second half from a convicted murderer. As Marilyn Manson himself said, Marilyn Monroe had bad qualities about her, and Charles Manson has good ones about him (environmentalism, for example). We see only the badness in people we're told are bad, and only the good in people we're told are good. Much of the band's songs and videos highlight these subjects, ranging from the video for Dope Hat's [[UpToEleven even darker]] take on ''Film/WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory'''s boat scene, to Coma White, a song about suicide by OD, to the entire character of Omega (pronounced oh-me-ga) from Mechanical Animals, who is completely white as paper besides for his hair and makeup (and sometimes even his hair is white), but is a dead inside [[ShoutOut rock star]] [[DavidBowie androgynous space alien]]. TheUnseen, Alpha (also called Mar1lyn Man5on due to Manson's obsession with [[ArcNumber 15]]), meanwhile, is a hopeless romantic, who is the other protagonist of the album and sings the emotional songs on it. Manson himself, although dressing in all black most of the time, and covered in tattoos, is an intelligent, DeadpanSnarker who often shows that, despite his shocking image, is actually extremely laid back. His closest love in the world is his pet cat, Lily White, who he considers his child.
3rd Jul '15 4:21:48 PM nombretomado
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* {{Lady Gaga}}'s video for "BadRomance." White walls and furnishings, bright lighting, lots of white and/or sparkly costumes, and the plot ([[MindScrew as far as the audience can tell]]) involves slavery and murder.

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* {{Lady Gaga}}'s Music/LadyGaga's video for "BadRomance." White walls and furnishings, bright lighting, lots of white and/or sparkly costumes, and the plot ([[MindScrew as far as the audience can tell]]) involves slavery and murder.
5th Dec '14 1:28:35 PM 2writeis2life
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* Played with interestingly in the IronMaiden song "Lord of Light." The Lord of Light in question is, of course, Lucifer, but there is room for doubt as to how evil he's meant to be (not helped by the fact that he's one of the narrators in the song, ''all'' of which are [[UnreliableNarrator unreliable]]). Is he trying to tempt the character(s) he's speaking to into sin? Or offer them good advice? [[GodIsEvil Or provide them with a suitable replacement to their own corrupt religion?]] It's impossible to say.

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* Played with interestingly in the IronMaiden song "Lord of Light." The Lord of Light in question is, of course, Lucifer, but there is room for doubt as to how evil he's meant to be (not helped by the fact that he's one of the narrators in the song, ''all'' of which are [[UnreliableNarrator unreliable]]). [[WoundedGazelleGambit Is he trying to tempt the character(s) he's speaking to into sin? Or offer sin?]] [[TragicVillain Warn them good advice? [[GodIsEvil Or provide away from the fate he's consigned himself to?]] [[SatanIsGood Provide them with a suitable replacement to alternative to]] [[GodIsEvil their own corrupt religion?]] It's impossible to say.
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