Music / Hannah Fury

Hannah Fury is a female musician. Her most famous album, The Thing that Feels, contains several songs based off of Gregory Maguire's Wicked. A later EP has other Wicked related songs not on the album.

She has been compared to Tori Amos and Kate Bush, but her style is unique. While her early albums were primarily piano based, later ones involved synthesizers and drum machines, her song style occasionally having rap. Her style is characterized by overlapping, whispery vocals, and low and high voices.

Her songs generally deal with love, and alternately deal with sadness and nightmares in constructive and seductive ways.

Aside from music, Hannah also makes jewelry, sometimes customizing them for fans.

This musician and her works contain examples of:

  • Album Title Drop: The first track of every album by Hannah Fury has one of these, while each of these songs itself has a Non-Appearing Title. So "The Necklace of Marie Antoinette" is a title dropper for Soul Poison, "Not Like You" is this for The Thing That Feels, and "Defenestration" does it for Through the Gash (as well as several other songs on that album; see the example for Arc Words below).
  • And Your Little Dog, Too!: "And Your Little Dog Too." (Surprise!)
  • Arc Words: "Through" and "gash" appear together on several songs from Through the Gash, but the album's title phrase isn't fully dropped until "Beware the Touch." In "Defenestration," which is its first song and would contain the Album Title Drop as did the opening tracks from Hannah's previous albums, the arc words are sung one line apart: "So step away from the gash / I'm coming through."
  • Break Up Song: "Status" and "You Don't Leave a Trace."
  • Call-and-Response Song: "Let It Show" is told through a conversation between Elphaba and Glinda.
  • Circus of Fear: "No Man Alive" and "Beware the Touch" sound like twisted carousel and rollercoaster rides.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: "Angels & Absinthe."
  • Femme Fatale The POV character in "The Necklace of Marie Antoinette."
  • Gayngst: Many of her Wicked songs have this subtext, especially "Let It Show."
  • Hidden Track: Track 14 on Through the Gash.
  • Iyashikei: Her non scary songs are often very sad, but comforting.
  • Make It Look Like an Accident: Sung verbatim in "The Necklace of Marie Antoinette."
  • Marie Antoinette: Some of her songs revolve around her.
  • Ominous Music Box Tune: She's fond of these.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: "Bring. Them. To. Me."
  • Sexy Backless Outfit: See page image.
  • The Dark Side Will Make You Forget: "And Your Little Dog Too." It's also a major tearjerker, as it shows how truly disillusioned Elphaba has become, speaking to Dorothy as though she was her mother, all while saying incredibly creepy things.
  • Vampire Dance: "The Vampire Waltz."
  • Yandere: "No Man Alive" has strong overtones of this.