History Music / Aqua

19th Apr '16 1:34:13 PM erforce
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* ShoutOut: Plenty. "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Barbie Girl]]" is half ShoutOut, half TakeThat to {{Franchise/Barbie}}, "Doctor Jones" is a ShoutOut to ''IndianaJones'', "Cartoon Heroes" references {{Superhero}} comics among other things, and "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Back to the 80's]]" is full of {{Shout Out}}s to pop culture from TheEighties, such as Music/MichaelJackson, Creator/MrT, and {{MTV}}.

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* ShoutOut: Plenty. "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Barbie Girl]]" is half ShoutOut, half TakeThat to {{Franchise/Barbie}}, "Doctor Jones" is a ShoutOut to ''IndianaJones'', ''Franchise/IndianaJones'', "Cartoon Heroes" references {{Superhero}} comics among other things, and "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Back to the 80's]]" is full of {{Shout Out}}s to pop culture from TheEighties, such as Music/MichaelJackson, Creator/MrT, and {{MTV}}.
6th Jun '15 5:05:02 AM Akriloth2160
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And in 2011 they recorded their new album ''Megalomania'' with a change in sound and in attitude.

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And in 2011 they recorded their new album ''Megalomania'' with a change in sound and in attitude.
26th May '15 1:43:48 AM harharhar
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* DamselInDistress: Lene in the "My Oh My" video (before going DamselOutOfDistress on her captors). In "Doctor Jones", she [[CapturedByCannibals ends up in a cannibal's pot]] and in "Lollipop (Candyman)" she is captured by aliens; in the latter two, she shares her distress with her [[DistressedDude male companions]].

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* DamselInDistress: Lene in the "My Oh My" video (before going DamselOutOfDistress [[DamselOutOfDistress turning the table on her captors).captors]]). In "Doctor Jones", she [[CapturedByCannibals ends up in a cannibal's pot]] and in "Lollipop (Candyman)" she is captured by aliens; in the latter two, she shares her distress with her [[DistressedDude male companions]].



** "Back To The 80's" is a GenreThrowback to the music and music videos of TheEighties.
** "Halloween" is an {{Homage}} to the SlasherMovie genre, complete with [[HellIsThatNoise creepy killer breathing]], HarassingPhoneCall [[TheCallsAreComingFromInsideTheHouse Coming from Inside the House]], EvilLaugh, StockSoundEffects of DramaticThunder, and eerie, ominous music (including [[StandardSnippet a brief snippet of]] [[OminousPipeOrgan organ music]] [[StandardSnippet playing chords from Bach's Toccata and Fugue]], or a sound-alike). Toes the line between AffectionateParody and NightmareFuel.

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** "Back ''Back To The 80's" 80's'' is a GenreThrowback to the music and music, music videos of TheEighties.
** "Halloween" ''Halloween'' is an {{Homage}} to the SlasherMovie genre, complete with [[HellIsThatNoise creepy killer breathing]], HarassingPhoneCall [[TheCallsAreComingFromInsideTheHouse Coming from Inside the House]], EvilLaugh, StockSoundEffects of DramaticThunder, and eerie, ominous music (including [[StandardSnippet a brief snippet of]] [[OminousPipeOrgan organ music]] [[StandardSnippet playing chords from Bach's Toccata and Fugue]], or a sound-alike).sound-alike), topped off with TheScream. Toes the line between AffectionateParody and NightmareFuel.



* KaleidoscopeHair: Lene wore no fewer than four wigs for "Lollipop (Candyman)"
* MoodWhiplash: Each of their albums contains at least one song which is more serious than the rest, such as "Turn Back Time" and "Aquarius". "My Mamma Said" takes the cake as, despite its fast pace and its unassuming title, it talks about ''death''.

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* KaleidoscopeHair: Lene wore no fewer than four wigs for "Lollipop (Candyman)"
(Candyman)".
* LyricsVideoMismatch: Most prominent on ''My Oh My'', whose lyrics is about Robin Hood-esque fantasy but given a pirate video.
* MoodWhiplash: Each of their albums contains at least one song which is more serious than the rest, such as "Turn ''Turn Back Time" Time'' (from ''Aquarium'') and "Aquarius". "My ''Aquarius'' (a TitleTrack). ''My Mamma Said" Said'' (from their GreatestHitsAlbum) takes the cake as, despite its fast pace and its unassuming title, it talks about ''death''.''death'', plus in the song itself, there is a MoodWhiplash between the emotional, grieving female narrator and the oddly-scientific male narrator.



* ScreamingWoman: Lene does this at the end of "Halloween", an example that is especially effective and chilling.

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* ScreamingWoman: Lene does this at the end of "Halloween", an example that is especially effective and chilling. chilling.
** A lesser version in ''Dr. Jones'' video, where she freaks out upon seeing a GiantSpider, before punching it away.



* SopranoAndGravel

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* SopranoAndGravelSopranoAndGravel: Lene and Rene respectively.



* AWildRapperAppears: "Good Morning Sunshine".

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* AWildRapperAppears: "Good Rene in ''Good Morning Sunshine".Sunshine''.
16th May '15 8:47:56 PM LeedsKing
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* CannibalTribe: Doctor Jones video. Not racist at all, because these black cannibals are so un-primitive that they speak French.

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* CannibalTribe: Doctor Jones video. Not racist at all, because these black cannibals are so un-primitive that they [[BilingualBonus speak French.]]
16th May '15 8:46:51 PM LeedsKing
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* Cannibal Tribe: Doctor Jones video. Not racist at all, because these black cannibals are so un-primitive that they speak French.

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* Cannibal Tribe: CannibalTribe: Doctor Jones video. Not racist at all, because these black cannibals are so un-primitive that they speak French.
16th May '15 8:46:04 PM LeedsKing
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* Cannibal Tribe: Doctor Jones video. Not racist at all, because these black cannibals are so un-primitive that they speak French.
28th Apr '15 7:02:53 AM LeedsKing
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* MsFanservice: From her sexy AdventurerOutfit in the "Doctor Jones" music video to the extreme close up of her behind putting on jeans in the "We Belong To The Sea" music video, Lene fits this trope pretty well.

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* MsFanservice: From her sexy AdventurerOutfit in the "Doctor Jones" music video to the extreme close up of her behind putting on jeans in the "We Belong To The Sea" music video, Lene fits this trope pretty well. So adorable when she whacks that spider.
25th Apr '15 9:17:45 PM LeedsKing
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The band's members are vocalists Lene Nystrøm and Rene Dif, guitarist Søren Rasted, and keyboardist Claus Norreen. During their split, Nystrøm, Dif and Rasted have all achieved solo chart success, and Norreen has continued in the music industry remixing other artists' material.

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The band's members are vocalists Norwegian vocalist Lene Nystrøm and Rene Dif, guitarist Søren Rasted, and keyboardist Claus Norreen. During their split, Nystrøm, Dif and Rasted have all achieved solo chart success, and Norreen has continued in the music industry remixing other artists' material.
25th Apr '15 9:13:00 PM LeedsKing
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* IncrediblyLongNote: Final bridge on "Calling You": Op-er-ayat-UUUUUUUR.
22nd Nov '14 3:51:16 PM Alceister
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* SteamPunk: The [[CoolStarship spaceship]] in the "Cartoon Heroes" music video.

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* SteamPunk: The [[CoolStarship spaceship]] spaceship]]/[[CoolBoat submarine]] in the "Cartoon Heroes" music video.
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